County Commissioner Gloria Gaines, who represents district five, announced she's considering a run for chair of the Dougherty County Commission.
The current chairman, Jeff Sinyard, does not plan to run for another term.
She plans to discuss her thoughts with family and friends over the next week and will make her final decision in the next few weeks.
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Summer is in full swing, and that means afternoon showers and thunderstorms, capable of producing deadly lightning strikes.
Fire Fighters at Fire Station 2 reported that a man approached the fire station bleeding from a chest wound. They provided first aid and called for EMS.
Wet weather in southwest Georgia is making the grass grow back quickly creating a spike in calls to lawn care businesses.
The YMCA is offering some new after school programs this year after the 21st Century grant ended.
Due to the recent school realignment, the Dougherty Co. School System is preparing for additional school bus riders.