WALB Home Page - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

  • Top HeadlinesMore>>

  • Leesburg Police Chief honored by motorcycle fundraiser ride

    Leesburg Police Chief honored by motorcycle fundraiser ride

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:07 PM EST2018-02-25 03:07:32 GMT
    Motorcyclists start their more than 100 mile ride across South Georgia (Source: WALB)Motorcyclists start their more than 100 mile ride across South Georgia (Source: WALB)
    Motorcyclists start their more than 100 mile ride across South Georgia (Source: WALB)Motorcyclists start their more than 100 mile ride across South Georgia (Source: WALB)

    A South Georgia community is helping one of its leaders fight the battle of a lifetime. Leesburg Police Chief Charles Moore is fighting cancer.

    More >>

    A South Georgia community is helping one of its leaders fight the battle of a lifetime. Leesburg Police Chief Charles Moore is fighting cancer.

    More >>
  • Albany commissioner's town hall draws largest crowd ever

    Albany commissioner's town hall draws largest crowd ever

    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:28 PM EST2018-02-25 02:28:09 GMT
    Albany homes that could take advantage of the federal funding (Source: WALB)Albany homes that could take advantage of the federal funding (Source: WALB)
    Albany homes that could take advantage of the federal funding (Source: WALB)Albany homes that could take advantage of the federal funding (Source: WALB)

    More than 100 people in Albany showed up to learn how they can get help for necessary home repairs. 

    More >>

    More than 100 people in Albany showed up to learn how they can get help for necessary home repairs. 

    More >>
  • GA NASCAR drivers race for the win at the Atlanta Motor Speedway

    GA NASCAR drivers race for the win at the Atlanta Motor Speedway

    Saturday, February 24 2018 7:23 PM EST2018-02-25 00:23:42 GMT
    David Ragan takes a few laps during practice at his home track. (Source: WALB)David Ragan takes a few laps during practice at his home track. (Source: WALB)

    NASCAR is at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend and two Georgia drivers will be fighting for the checkered flag. 

    More >>

    NASCAR is at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend and two Georgia drivers will be fighting for the checkered flag. 

    More >>
  • Cook Co. Sheriff's office investigates internet-based threat

    Cook Co. Sheriff's office investigates internet-based threat

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:17 PM EST2018-02-24 21:17:45 GMT
    The Cook County Sheriff's Office is investigating after getting complaints about an internet-based message circulating on several social media. (Source: WALB)The Cook County Sheriff's Office is investigating after getting complaints about an internet-based message circulating on several social media. (Source: WALB)
    The Cook County Sheriff's Office have received numerous complaints in regards to an internet-based message. (Source: WALB)The Cook County Sheriff's Office have received numerous complaints in regards to an internet-based message. (Source: WALB)

    The Cook County Sheriff's Office is investigating after getting complaints about an internet-based message circulating on several social media.

    More >>

    The Cook County Sheriff's Office is investigating after getting complaints about an internet-based message circulating on several social media.

    More >>
  • APD chief responds to frequent gunfire in South Albany community

    APD chief responds to frequent gunfire in South Albany community

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:12 PM EST2018-02-24 04:12:10 GMT
    Continuous gunfire is an issue throughout the Albany. (Source: WALB)Continuous gunfire is an issue throughout the Albany. (Source: WALB)
    Continuous gunfire is an issue throughout the city. (Source: WALB)Continuous gunfire is an issue throughout the city. (Source: WALB)

    Albany's police chief responded to concerns about the nonstop gunfire happening in one South Albany neighborhood.

    More >>

    Albany's police chief responded to concerns about the nonstop gunfire happening in one South Albany neighborhood.

    More >>
  • breaking

    1 killed after train hits truck in Eldorado

    1 killed after train hits truck in Eldorado

    Friday, February 23 2018 9:27 PM EST2018-02-24 02:27:33 GMT
    One person died after a train hit a truck in Eldorado (Source: WALB)One person died after a train hit a truck in Eldorado (Source: WALB)
    One person died after a train hit a truck in Eldorado (Source: WALB)One person died after a train hit a truck in Eldorado (Source: WALB)

    One person is dead after a train hit a truck in Eldorado Friday afternoon.

    More >>

    One person is dead after a train hit a truck in Eldorado Friday afternoon.

    More >>
  • Parks in Albany to get upgrades thanks to memorial project honoring teacher

    Parks in Albany to get upgrades thanks to memorial project honoring teacher

    Friday, February 23 2018 9:03 PM EST2018-02-24 02:03:48 GMT
    Chehaw Park is one of the parks getting a face lift because of the Brittany Kerfoot Memorial Project. (Source: Family of Brittany).Chehaw Park is one of the parks getting a face lift because of the Brittany Kerfoot Memorial Project. (Source: Family of Brittany).
    Chehaw Park is one of the parks getting a face lift because of the Brittany Kerfoot Memorial Project. (Source: Family of Brittany).Chehaw Park is one of the parks getting a face lift because of the Brittany Kerfoot Memorial Project. (Source: Family of Brittany).

    Several parks in Albany will be getting a facelift, thanks to a memorial project set up to remember a local teacher who died in a plane crash.

    More >>

    Several parks in Albany will be getting a facelift, thanks to a memorial project set up to remember a local teacher who died in a plane crash.

    More >>
  • Albany good Samaritan helps those injured in North Slappey accident

    Albany good Samaritan helps those injured in North Slappey accident

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:49 PM EST2018-02-24 01:49:29 GMT
    A good Samaritan didn't hesitate to jump in and help after an accident on North Slappey Boulevard. (Source: WALB)A good Samaritan didn't hesitate to jump in and help after an accident on North Slappey Boulevard. (Source: WALB)

    A good Samaritan quickly jumped into action to help victims involved in a car crash Friday evening in Albany. 

    More >>

    A good Samaritan quickly jumped into action to help victims involved in a car crash Friday evening in Albany. 

    More >>
  • Police: Gang violence in Albany is on the rise

    Police: Gang violence in Albany is on the rise

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:34 PM EST2018-02-24 01:34:45 GMT
    The Exchange Club of Albany hosted a session on gang violence in the community. (Source: WALB)The Exchange Club of Albany hosted a session on gang violence in the community. (Source: WALB)
    The Exchange Club of Albany hosted a session on gang violence in the community. (Source: WALB)The Exchange Club of Albany hosted a session on gang violence in the community. (Source: WALB)

    Gang violence in Albany was the leading topic of discussion at a meeting on Friday with the Exchange Club of Albany. 

    More >>

    Gang violence in Albany was the leading topic of discussion at a meeting on Friday with the Exchange Club of Albany. 

    More >>
  • Lowndes Co. remembers fallen deputy

    Lowndes Co. remembers fallen deputy

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:29 PM EST2018-02-24 01:29:19 GMT
    Lowndes County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Butler's colleagues and family members honored and remembered his life Friday morning. (Source: WALB)Lowndes County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Butler's colleagues and family members honored and remembered his life Friday morning. (Source: WALB)
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    This weekend will mark one year since a South Georgia deputy lost his life in the line of duty.

    More >>

    This weekend will mark one year since a South Georgia deputy lost his life in the line of duty.

    More >>
  • China paves way for Xi Jinping to extend rule beyond 2 terms

    China paves way for Xi Jinping to extend rule beyond 2 terms

    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:05 AM EST2018-02-25 09:05:47 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:49 PM EST2018-02-25 21:49:01 GMT
    Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during a joint press briefing with French President Emmanuel Macron, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during a joint press briefing with French President Emmanuel Macron, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)

    China's official news agency says the ruling Communist Party has proposed removing a limit of two consecutive terms for the country's president and vice president.

    More >>

    China's official news agency says the ruling Communist Party has proposed removing a limit of two consecutive terms for the country's president and vice president.

    More >>
  • Political end to Olympics: NKorea offers talks with US

    Political end to Olympics: NKorea offers talks with US

    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:16 AM EST2018-02-25 07:16:08 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:37 PM EST2018-02-25 21:37:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). A volunteer walks in a foggy Pyeongchang Olympic Plaza during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). A volunteer walks in a foggy Pyeongchang Olympic Plaza during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

    Pyeongchang closes its chapter of the modern Olympics on Sunday night with tales of detente and competitive grit and volunteerism and verve.

    More >>

    Pyeongchang closes its chapter of the modern Olympics on Sunday night with tales of detente and competitive grit and volunteerism and verve.

    More >>
  • 5 dead after tornado, flooding from central US storms

    5 dead after tornado, flooding from central US storms

    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:25 AM EST2018-02-25 07:25:46 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:36 PM EST2018-02-25 21:36:17 GMT
    (Liz Dufour/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP). A view from the Central Bridge shows the flooding from the Ohio River  Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Cincinnati.  Forecasters expected the Ohio River could reach levels not seen since the region's deadly 1997 f...(Liz Dufour/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP). A view from the Central Bridge shows the flooding from the Ohio River Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Cincinnati. Forecasters expected the Ohio River could reach levels not seen since the region's deadly 1997 f...

    A man in northeast Arkansas and a woman in south central Kentucky both were killed as the storm that also included strong winds, hail and heavy rain that triggered flooding muscled its way through the area, according to authorities.

    More >>

    A man in northeast Arkansas and a woman in south central Kentucky both were killed as the storm that also included strong winds, hail and heavy rain that triggered flooding muscled its way through the area, according to authorities.

    More >>
  • Moms danced to support Brittany Kerfoot Memorial project

    Moms danced to support Brittany Kerfoot Memorial project

    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:00 PM EST2018-02-25 21:00:34 GMT
    Nearly 100 moms danced with their little ones to help support the Brittany Kerfoot Memorial Project. (Source: WALB)Nearly 100 moms danced with their little ones to help support the Brittany Kerfoot Memorial Project. (Source: WALB)
    Nearly 100 moms danced with their little ones to help support the Brittany Kerfoot Memorial Project. (Source: WALB)Nearly 100 moms danced with their little ones to help support the Brittany Kerfoot Memorial Project. (Source: WALB)

    A handful of moms in Albany danced the night away in honor of a local teacher who died in a plane crash. Family and friends of Brittany Kerfoot who died in 2016, wanted to remember her in a special way. 

    More >>

    A handful of moms in Albany danced the night away in honor of a local teacher who died in a plane crash. Family and friends of Brittany Kerfoot who died in 2016, wanted to remember her in a special way. 

    More >>
  • Chehaw welcomes fruit bat pup

    Chehaw welcomes fruit bat pup

    Sunday, February 25 2018 3:27 PM EST2018-02-25 20:27:12 GMT
    A new straw-colored fruit bat pup was born January 21 at Chehaw. (Source: Chehaw's Facebook page)A new straw-colored fruit bat pup was born January 21 at Chehaw. (Source: Chehaw's Facebook page)
    (Source: Chehaw's Facebook page)(Source: Chehaw's Facebook page)

    A few guests may have seen something adorable during recent trips to Chehaw.

    More >>

    A few guests may have seen something adorable during recent trips to Chehaw.

    More >>
  • After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:35 AM EST2018-02-24 15:35:23 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 12:09 PM EST2018-02-25 17:09:11 GMT
    The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals and mourning. (Source: AP Photos)The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals and mourning. (Source: AP Photos)

    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.

    More >>

    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.

    More >>
  • Trump says he's eyeing Veterans' Day for military parade

    Trump says he's eyeing Veterans' Day for military parade

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:05 PM EST2018-02-25 03:05:32 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 10:37 AM EST2018-02-25 15:37:53 GMT
    (Source: White House)(Source: White House)

    The president says a parade would be "something great" for the country's spirit.

    More >>

    The president says a parade would be "something great" for the country's spirit.

    More >>
  • NationalMore>>

  • Billy Graham's body arrives at namesake library

    Billy Graham's body arrives at namesake library

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:26 AM EST2018-02-24 09:26:05 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:38 PM EST2018-02-25 21:38:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...(AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.More >>
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.More >>
  • Tribes cut out of California pot market might grow their own

    Tribes cut out of California pot market might grow their own

    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:16 PM EST2018-02-25 19:16:51 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:37 PM EST2018-02-25 21:37:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2018, file photo Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Oakland, speaks during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Indian tribes that say they’ve been cut out of California’s legal pot market are raising ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2018, file photo Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Oakland, speaks during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Indian tribes that say they’ve been cut out of California’s legal pot market are raising ...
    American Indian tribes that say they've been cut out of California's legal marijuana market are raising the possibility that they could grow and sell on their own.More >>
    American Indian tribes that say they've been cut out of California's legal marijuana market are raising the possibility that they could grow and sell on their own.More >>
  • Fla. sheriff says only 1 deputy was on scene during shooting

    Fla. sheriff says only 1 deputy was on scene during shooting

    Sunday, February 25 2018 11:06 AM EST2018-02-25 16:06:00 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:37 PM EST2018-02-25 21:37:46 GMT
    The head of the Broward County Sheriff's Office says only one of his deputies was on the scene of a shooting at a Florida high school that resulted in 17 deaths.More >>
    The head of the Broward County Sheriff's Office says only one of his deputies was on the scene of a shooting at a Florida high school that resulted in 17 deaths.More >>
  • SPORTSMore>>

  • ATC Sophomore night soiled by SGTC sweep

    ATC Sophomore night soiled by SGTC sweep

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:18 PM EST2018-02-25 04:18:47 GMT
    Jayda Holder on sophomore nightJayda Holder on sophomore night
    Jayda Holder on sophomore nightJayda Holder on sophomore night

    South Georgia Tech swept Albany Tech in a basketball doubleheader on the Titans' sophomore night.

    More >>

    South Georgia Tech swept Albany Tech in a basketball doubleheader on the Titans' sophomore night.

    More >>
  • Quarterfinals: GISA basketball state tournament

    Quarterfinals: GISA basketball state tournament

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-02-25 04:00:35 GMT
    Crisp Academy celebrating a win (Source: WALB)Crisp Academy celebrating a win (Source: WALB)

    The Georgia Independent School Association basketball quarterfinals tipped off Friday night. Half of the games took place at Georgia Southwestern State University, and the others at John Milledge Academy.

    More >>

    The Georgia Independent School Association basketball quarterfinals tipped off Friday night. Half of the games took place at Georgia Southwestern State University, and the others at John Milledge Academy.

    More >>
  • Lady Rams return to comfort zone in prep for SIAC tourney

    Lady Rams return to comfort zone in prep for SIAC tourney

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:51 PM EST2018-02-24 03:51:23 GMT
    Elesha Foster, Kayla Green (Source: WALB)Elesha Foster, Kayla Green (Source: WALB)

    The Albany State Women's basketball team is three seasons removed from its last SIAC championship, and they've taken it back to their old stomping grounds in pursuit of ending the drought.

    More >>

    The Albany State Women's basketball team is three seasons removed from its last SIAC championship, and they've taken it back to their old stomping grounds in pursuit of ending the drought.

    More >>

Most Popular Lo Más Popular

Videos
Stories
Slideshows
Videos
Notas
Galería de fotos
loading...
  • Events Calendar

  • Subscribe to WALB

    * denotes required fields

    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
  • From Our Viewers

Powered by Frankly