ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - The director of a southwest Georgia tourist attraction and his greatly diminished staff say they're doing everything they can to keep the doors open for students on field trips and other visitors.
The Flint RiverQuarium in Albany tells the story of the Flint River and the blue hole springs that helped create it.
The Albany Herald reports that the Albany City Commission this month voted to supply the RiverQuarium with $150,000 in emergency funding. RiverQuarium Director Sanders Lewallen says the money is needed to keep the doors open over the next three months.
There are detractors, though, who say the commission should not have given the money. Commissioner Bob Langstaff is among those who question giving the public funds to the attraction.
Information from: The Albany Herald, http://albanyherald.com
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