Category Archives: Government

NEWS: Shooting in Albany, Lottery Winner, Candidates for Local Offices

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news for Wednesday, March 2, 2016: ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Shooting in Albany ALBANY, GA (WALB) – One man, two lottery tickets, $500,000 CAMILLA, GA (ALBANY HERALD) – Petition for a city council recall in Camilla BAINBRIDGE, GA (THOMASVILLE TIMES) – Bankston runs for Georgia Circuit Seat  MEIGS, GA (THOMASVILLE TIMES) – Meigs… Read More »




Doug Griffin Running for Decatur County Commission Seat

James Douglas Griffin of Climax, has announced his intention to run for the District 2 Seat of the Decatur County Commission. PRESS RELEASE Doug Griffin Announces Candidacy for Decatur County 2nd District Commissioner I am announcing my candidacy for the 2nd District County Commissioner seat here in Decatur County, Georgia.  I’m asking for Decatur County residents and the… Read More »

SW Georgia Road Resurfacing and Bridge Replacement Projects Awarded

TIFTON, GA – A smoother ride on portions of four state routes and construction of a new bridge to replace one built in 1958 are coming to southwest Georgia. Earlier this week the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) announced the award of 24 contracts for statewide projects totaling $89.7 million. The projects were advertised for bids in January… Read More »