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South Georgia Gems: Mark’s Melon Patch In Summer

A visit to Mark’s Melon Patch in summer is almost always a good idea, and a perfect match for our new series called South Georgia Gems. Let's take a look.

There’s a Murder-Mystery Show in Americus Serving Dinner and Drinks

There’s a murder-mystery show in Americus that promises to entertain while you eat. Learn more about this annual production.

Things You Should Do At The Southwest Georgia Regional Fair

The Southwest Georgia Regional Fair is Albany’s classic Fall event, and promises more than rides and entertainment. Here's our take.

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Kindness Matters: South GA Publix Employee Pays For Customer’s Groceries

It was a shopping trip where everything went wrong, until one grocery store employee made an unexpected gesture of kindness.

It’s Official: We Started A Newsletter

You read that right. Something that has been requested for a while is finally here: The 229 Life Newsletter. Learn what we're doing to keep you connected and in the loop.

14 Things You Need To Know Before Shopping At Aldi

A new Aldi store in Albany will be a welcome addition. First time customers will notice a big difference from other grocery stores. Here's what you need to know before making your first trip.

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Kindness Matters: South GA Publix Employee Pays For Customer’s Groceries

It was a shopping trip where everything went wrong, until one grocery store employee made an unexpected gesture of kindness.

17 Reasons Why I Like Albany

This is an article of opinion. It’s a collection of thoughts that I’m sharing. It’s not me vs. you or anyone else. But I believe it’s something worth sharing.

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