Dougherty County School Board members voted Monday night to work with the health department to reduce sexual bullying in schools.
The District Health Department is getting $30,000 to implement the Step Up Step In program in three schools.
It will raise awareness about sexual violence and implement prevention programs in the schools.
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A nonprofit film office in Los Angeles, FilmL.A., released a new report that names Georgia the number one filming location worldwide.
Southwest Georgia is faced with an aging population. One senior home living organization is preparing now to meet the future ballooning needs for elder care.
Americus city leaders are bringing back their farmer's market.
More downtown businesses in Americus are getting grants to fix up their storefronts to attract more customers.
Emergency management officials continue to urge residents to stay vigilant Wednesday night, even though most of the storms have already passed.