Worth County School System preps for active shooter situations

Worth County educators are staying prepared in case a parent’s worst nightmare happens — a school shooting.

Fentanyl-related overdose deaths up 1,000 percent, CDC says

In the five years from 2011 to 2016, the number of deaths linked to fentanyl grew from less than 1,700 to more than 18,000.
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  Omega students camp out for literacy

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  Americus event seeking volunteers, offering donation to organization with highest participation

Event to honor fallen Americus officers returns for third year

The foundation honors Americus Police Officer Nick Smarr and Georgia Southwester State University Officer Jody Smith.
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  Parkland, FL, school shooting survivor takes own life

Sydney Aiello’s mother said her daughter felt survivor’s guilt and was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after being on campus the day of the shooting last year.

  Bo Dukes found guilty in Wilcox Co. trial in Tara Grinstead case

  City leader works to end stigma around mental health

  Albany community fearful as sounds from gun fire ring out nightly

  First woman arrested in the Albany Civil Rights Movement dies

Douglas police searching for person of interest

  Thomasville city leaders address gun violence in Thursday forum

  Moultrie city leaders working hard to enhance downtown

Arguments conclude on day 4 of Bo Dukes trial

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  Miller Lite sues Bud Light over corn syrup ads

The lawsuit accuses Bud Light parent Anheuser-Busch of starting a "false and misleading advertising campaign" that said Miller Lite and Coors Light use corn syrup and high-fructose corn syrup.

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Lee County sends four more to the next level

Former Olympian speaks at Albany State University

An Olympian and track star known for her long jump returned to the Good Life City Wednesday evening for a second time.

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A 24-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Albany Wednesday morning.
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Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips over possible metal contamination

Retail locations across the U.S. received the recalled strips.

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