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  • The Latest: 'Bathroom law' compromise approved by Senate

    The Latest: 'Bathroom law' compromise approved by Senate

    Thursday, March 30 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-03-30 15:56:07 GMT
    Thursday, March 30 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-03-30 15:56:07 GMT
    A measure repealing North Carolina's contentious LGBT "bathroom law" has cleared a key hurdle when senators gave the bill approval.More >>
    A measure repealing North Carolina's contentious LGBT "bathroom law" has cleared a key hurdle when senators gave the bill approval.More >>
  • Vehicle struck by train in Valdosta

    Vehicle struck by train in Valdosta

    Thursday, March 30 2017 10:29 AM EDT2017-03-30 14:29:24 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    About 8:15 Thursday morning, Valdosta first responders were dispatched to the 300 block of South Fry Street, where a vehicle was struck by a train.  

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    About 8:15 Thursday morning, Valdosta first responders were dispatched to the 300 block of South Fry Street, where a vehicle was struck by a train.  

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  • Making Marines: A full day at Parris Island

    Making Marines: A full day at Parris Island

    Thursday, March 30 2017 7:57 AM EDT2017-03-30 11:57:58 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    WALB's Re-Essa Buckels got her first full day of Marine Recruit Depot bootcamp at Parris Island, South Carolina. Buckels was invited to attend Marine Corps Educator's Workshop to study how Marines are made. A Marine says "You have just taken the first step at becoming a member of the world's finest fighting force." Sixty educators, some from Jacksonville, some from Baton Rouge lined up on the legendary yellow footprints; the first place all recruits stop, be...

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    WALB's Re-Essa Buckels got her first full day of Marine Recruit Depot bootcamp at Parris Island, South Carolina to study how Marines are made. Sixty educators, some from Jacksonville, some from Baton Rouge, lined up on the legendary yellow footprints; the first place all recruits stop.

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  • Giant shark found in road after cyclone hits Australia

    Giant shark found in road after cyclone hits Australia

    Thursday, March 30 2017 11:21 AM EDT2017-03-30 15:21:07 GMT
    Thursday, March 30 2017 11:55 AM EDT2017-03-30 15:55:40 GMT

    Emergency crews snapped a photo of a shark that washed up far inland after a massive cyclone hit Australia.

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    Emergency crews snapped a photo of a shark that washed up far inland after a massive cyclone hit Australia.

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  • Activist seeks to purchase internet histories of lawmakers, CEOs

    Activist seeks to purchase internet histories of lawmakers, CEOs

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-03-29 22:48:23 GMT
    Thursday, March 30 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-03-30 15:52:34 GMT

    An internet activist has raised nearly $100,000 on a GoFundMe page to purchase the internet histories lawmakers and others who helped pass a resolution that allows broadband and other telecommunications services to sell internet users' private histories. 

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    An internet activist has raised nearly $100,000 on a GoFundMe page to o purchase the internet histories lawmakers and others who helped pass a resolution that allows broadband and other telecommunications services to sell internet users' private histories. 

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  • Pelham street signs will soon go up to honor State Championship team

    Pelham street signs will soon go up to honor State Championship team

    Thursday, March 30 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-03-30 15:03:00 GMT
    (Source:WALB)(Source:WALB)

    The votes are in and Pelham has officially revealed it's new street signs honoring the girl's basketball state championship teams. The city polled community members on it's facebook page with two different designs.

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    The votes are in and Pelham has officially revealed it's new street signs honoring the girl's basketball state championship teams. The city polled community members on it's facebook page with two different designs.

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  • Aspire focuses on emotional impact left by January storms

    Aspire focuses on emotional impact left by January storms

    Thursday, March 30 2017 6:57 AM EDT2017-03-30 10:57:16 GMT
    Aspire wants South Georgians to know that they are here to offer assistance (Source:WALB)Aspire wants South Georgians to know that they are here to offer assistance (Source:WALB)

    Aspire Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability provided an on-site clinic inside the American Red Cross Shelter located inside the Albany Civic Center to help those experiencing mental health issues. The group wants residents know that they're still available to help those in need.

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    Aspire Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability provided an on-site clinic inside the American Red Cross Shelter located inside the Albany Civic Center to help those experiencing mental health issues. The group wants residents know that they're still available to help those in need.

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  • Ag Commissioner cautions producers of Bird Flu

    Ag Commissioner cautions producers of Bird Flu

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-03-30 03:45:05 GMT
    The virus has spread to Georgia (Source:WALB)The virus has spread to Georgia (Source:WALB)

    State leaders are telling poultry producers to remain vigilant of Bird Flu, even in places it's yet to be found. 

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    State leaders are telling poultry producers to remain vigilant of Bird Flu, even in places it's yet to be found. 

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  • Message in a bottle found, returned decades later

    Message in a bottle found, returned decades later

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 11:39 PM EDT2017-03-30 03:39:33 GMT
    The message was dropped into a lake around twenty years ago (Source:WALB)The message was dropped into a lake around twenty years ago (Source:WALB)

    A South Georgia man received the surprise of a lifetime when a message in a bottle he wrote around twenty years ago made its way back to him. 

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    A South Georgia man received the surprise of a lifetime when a message in a bottle he wrote around twenty years ago made its way back to him. 

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  • Douglas PD responds to shooting behind Zaxby's

    Douglas PD responds to shooting behind Zaxby's

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 9:27 PM EDT2017-03-30 01:27:17 GMT
    The Douglas Police Department has responded to a shooting in a home behind the Zaxby's on South Madison Street. (Source: Viewer)The Douglas Police Department has responded to a shooting in a home behind the Zaxby's on South Madison Street. (Source: Viewer)

    The Douglas Police Department has responded to a shooting in a home behind the Zaxby's on South Madison Street.

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    The Douglas Police Department has responded to a shooting in a home behind the Zaxby's on South Madison Street.

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  • Severe storms threaten central US; trucker dies in Oklahoma

    Severe storms threaten central US; trucker dies in Oklahoma

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-03-29 23:26:12 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-03-29 23:26:12 GMT
    Authorities say a truck driver was killed when powerful winds upended his tractor-trailer on an Oklahoma interstate, while three storm chasers died in a collision as they raced toward a tornado-warned storm in West...More >>
    Authorities say a truck driver was killed when powerful winds upended his tractor-trailer on an Oklahoma interstate, while three storm chasers died in a collision as they raced toward a tornado-warned storm in West Texas.More >>
  • GSP troopers warn of dangerous intersection

    GSP troopers warn of dangerous intersection

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-03-29 22:42:16 GMT
    This was the scene of the crash this morning. (Source: WALB)This was the scene of the crash this morning. (Source: WALB)

    Georgia State Patrol troopers are warning drivers to take caution at a dangerous intersection.  This comes after a Worth County crash left a passenger in critical condition. 

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    Georgia State Patrol troopers are warning drivers to take caution at a dangerous intersection.  This comes after a Worth County crash left a passenger in critical condition. 

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  • Deputies recover hundreds of stolen items

    Deputies recover hundreds of stolen items

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-03-29 21:08:45 GMT
    Deputies are sorting through hundreds of stolen items that were recovered at a Lowndes County home Tuesday night. (Source: WALB)Deputies are sorting through hundreds of stolen items that were recovered at a Lowndes County home Tuesday night. (Source: WALB)

    Deputies are sorting through hundreds of stolen items that were recovered at a Lowndes County home Tuesday night. According to the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, Richard Kent II barricaded himself inside his home Tuesday night off highway 41.  http://www.walb.com/story/35017452/man-arrested-after-barricading-himself-in-lowndes-co-home Once deputies were able to get in the home they found rifles, pistols, electronics, and many other items.  Sheriff Ashley Paulk says he ...

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    Deputies are sorting through hundreds of stolen items that were recovered at a Lowndes County home Tuesday night. According to the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, Richard Kent II barricaded himself inside his home Tuesday night off highway 41.  http://www.walb.com/story/35017452/man-arrested-after-barricading-himself-in-lowndes-co-home Once deputies were able to get in the home they found rifles, pistols, electronics, and many other items.  Sheriff Ashley Paulk says he ...

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  • Fitzgerald lottery winner killer hears his sentence

    Fitzgerald lottery winner killer hears his sentence

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:13 PM EDT2017-03-29 20:13:16 GMT
    Wayan Malik Jordan was found guilty on all 14 charges he faced Friday afternoon. (Source: WALB)Wayan Malik Jordan was found guilty on all 14 charges he faced Friday afternoon. (Source: WALB)

    Wayan Malik Jordan was sentenced to life in prison, with the possibility of parole, plus 25 years. 

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    Wayan Malik Jordan was sentenced to life in prison, with the possibility of parole, plus 25 years. 

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  • Valdosta agents confiscate rolling 'drug warehouse'

    Valdosta agents confiscate rolling 'drug warehouse'

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-03-29 18:26:09 GMT
    Daniel Demore (Source: Lowndes Co. Sheriff)Daniel Demore (Source: Lowndes Co. Sheriff)

    Valdosta Police Narcotics Agents stopped a vehicle traveling in the 800 block of South Saint Augustine Road.  The driver identified himself as 50 year old John Demore, but he turned out to be 42 year old Daniel Demore.  

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    Valdosta Police Narcotics Agents stopped a vehicle traveling in the 800 block of South Saint Augustine Road.  The driver identified himself as 50 year old John Demore, but he turned out to be 42 year old Daniel Demore.  

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  • Coffee Co. jailer arrested in drug sting

    Coffee Co. jailer arrested in drug sting

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-03-29 17:00:20 GMT
    Cory Brent Harrelson (Source: Coffee Co. Sheriff)Cory Brent Harrelson (Source: Coffee Co. Sheriff)

    A former jailer in the Coffee County Sheriff's Office has lost his job and his freedom, after a drug sting that happened Tuesday in Douglas. 

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    A former jailer in the Coffee County Sheriff's Office has lost his job and his freedom, after a drug sting that happened Tuesday in Douglas. 

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  • Update: Highway 300 wreck results in critical injury

    Update: Highway 300 wreck results in critical injury

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 12:28 PM EDT2017-03-29 16:28:32 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    At least two vehicles collided this morning in Worth County, at the intersection of Georgia High 32 and Highway 300. 

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    At least two vehicles collided this morning in Worth County, at the intersection of Georgia High 32 and Highway 300. 

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  • breaking

    Valdosta Police announce arrests in 2016 murder

    Valdosta Police announce arrests in 2016 murder

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-03-29 15:33:28 GMT

    Jalon Jackson, 20, was killed in his Toombs Street home, last October 19.  His parents soon offered a reward for information in the case.

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    Jalon Jackson, 20, was killed in his Toombs Street home, last October 19.  His parents soon offered a reward for information in the case.

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