Dougherty County to pay $3 million for debris removal services

Dougherty County leaders said Monday around $3 million for debris removal services will come out of the county’s pocket — for now.

  “Like a piece of our hearts is missing. There won’t be a day that goes by that those that loved her dearly won’t think of her."

A sad reality set in Monday as Moore’s family and friends came together for her funeral to say goodbye.

  New Zealand leader vows to ‘absolutely deny’ mosque gunman a platform

The gunman's desire for infamy was made clear by the fact that he left behind a convoluted 74-page manifesto before Friday's massacre and livestreamed footage of his attack on the Al Noor mosque.
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  More evacuations in Midwest as floodwaters breach levees

Levees are breaking in Nebraska and Iowa - and it's not even the wet season when river levels are high.

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New projects on tap for Sumter Co.

  New public safety communications coming to Sumter Co.

3 sentenced for sex offenses in Berrien Co.

  Day 1: Opening statements heard in Bo Dukes trial for Grinstead case

  Suspects in Wilcox Co. deadly shooting in custody

The suspects each were issued one warrant for felony murder and three warrants for aggravated assault, according to JT Ricketson, GBI Perry special agent in charge.
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  Pediatrician gets at least 79 years for sexually assaulting children

A former Pennsylvania pediatrician was sentenced Monday to at least 79 years in prison for sexually assaulting 31 children, most of them patients.

Suspects detained in Monday Cordele homicide

More lots of blood pressure medications recalled due to impurity

  Dougherty Co. T-SPLOST early voting numbers are in

  Motorcycles ride again to honor fallen Dougherty Co. officer

  Albany Mosque responds to mass shooting in New Zealand

Lee Co. leaders request stop lights on Highway 82 after accidents

Construction underway on solar panel facility in Dougherty County

Woman wanted after taking off with a victims’ lost funds

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AP Source: Justice Dept. probing development of Boeing jets

U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing’s 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday.

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Americus-Sumter holds community day for basketball

Sumter County approves Couch as the new leader of the Panthers

The Sumter County School board approved Ross Couch as the new leader of the panthers.Couch spent the past two years as head coach at Bradwell Institute in Liberty county.

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U.S. Attorney working to tackle contraband issue in GA prisons

South GA women provide comfort to suicide victims with support group

  Crisp County school officials promoted to leadership positions

  Groundbreaking held for new Crisp County Middle School

  Crisp Co. short track begins season this weekend

A Crisp County race track is set to “start your engines” during its season opener this weekend.
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Court rules middle finger protected by the Constitution

A federal appeals court says a Michigan woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was handed a speeding ticket after giving the finger to a suburban Detroit officer in 2017.

Longtime Leslie event returns for 31st year

New details released in Pataula Charter Academy student ‘hate list’

Georgia FIRST Robotics competition hosted in Albany

Dougherty Co. police investigate animal hoarding case