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  • Lee Co. Woman speaks out about scary home invasion

    Lee Co. Woman speaks out about scary home invasion

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:20:11 GMT
    A Lee County woman says she'll think twice before opening her front door after a frightening home invasion.Tonya Stewart says Friday night a group of young people rushed inside her home and beat her up.Her husband ran to help. In the meantime, her 2-year-old niece suffered a busted lip.Stewart ended up with bruises and a black eye.“I just felt like my house was in danger and my life was in danger. I felt like I was gonna be killed or someone in my house was gonna be killed. I had a little gir...More >>
    A Lee County woman says she'll think twice before opening her front door after a frightening home invasion.Tonya Stewart says Friday night a group of young people rushed inside her home and beat her up.Her husband ran to help. In the meantime, her 2-year-old niece suffered a busted lip.Stewart ended up with bruises and a black eye.“I just felt like my house was in danger and my life was in danger. I felt like I was gonna be killed or someone in my house was gonna be killed. I had a little gir...More >>
  • Football coaches stress hydration as South Georgia heats up

    Football coaches stress hydration as South Georgia heats up

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:12:23 GMT
    Football is an intense, and grueling collision sport, and when South Georgia heats up, practice is even more stressful on the body."We don't wanna lose a kid because of the fact they are not hydrating themselves," says Monroe Head Coach Charles Truitt.That's why coaches stress the importance of staying hydrated on and off the field."We preach when they get home at night after football practice, to hydrate themselves and then we they get up in the morning hydrate themselves," says Truitt.After...More >>
    Football is an intense, and grueling collision sport, and when South Georgia heats up, practice is even more stressful on the body."We don't wanna lose a kid because of the fact they are not hydrating themselves," says Monroe Head Coach Charles Truitt.That's why coaches stress the importance of staying hydrated on and off the field."We preach when they get home at night after football practice, to hydrate themselves and then we they get up in the morning hydrate themselves," says Truitt.After...More >>
  • Man stabbed after telling attacker about Jesus

    Man stabbed after telling attacker about Jesus

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:05:30 GMT
    A Thomasville man is recovering after being stabbed. The man says he was trying to steer his attacker in the right direction, when the man snapped.More >>
    A Thomasville man is recovering after being stabbed. The man says he was trying to steer his attacker in the right direction, when the man snapped.More >>
  • Warwick Police Chief to appeal firing

    Warwick Police Chief to appeal firing

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:07:44 GMT
    The former Police Chief of Warwick said he was still in shock Monday after being fired without warning by the Mayor.More >>
    The former Police Chief of Warwick said he was still in shock Monday after being fired without warning by the Mayor.More >>
  • Dougherty Co. commissioners to vote on permit fee increase

    Dougherty Co. commissioners to vote on permit fee increase

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:18:06 GMT
    Permit fees could rise for buildings in Dougherty County if an increase in service fees is approved.More >>
    Permit fees could rise for buildings in Dougherty County if an increase in service fees is approved.More >>
  • Jury selection begins for trial in salmonella outbreak

    Jury selection begins for trial in salmonella outbreak

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:14:56 GMT
     Happening today jury selection set to get underway in one of the largest food recall cases in our nation's history. It comes nearly 5 years after a deadly salmonella outbreak was linked to a south Georgia peanut manufacture.More >>
     Happening today jury selection set to get underway in one of the largest food recall cases in our nation's history. It comes nearly 5 years after a deadly salmonella outbreak was linked to a south Georgia peanut manufacture.More >>
  • Summer driving safety = checking your tires

    Summer driving safety = checking your tires

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:45:46 GMT
    Auto experts say summer heat puts the most stress on car tires, as road temperatures reach as high as 200 degrees fahrenheit.More >>
    Auto experts say summer heat puts the most stress on car tires, as road temperatures reach as high as 200 degrees fahrenheit.More >>
  • Power lines spark grass fire

    Power lines spark grass fire

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:19:25 GMT
    Officials have confirmed a live power line sparked a grass fire near the intersection of Society and Front Street.More >>
    Officials have confirmed a live power line sparked a grass fire near the intersection of Society and Front Street.More >>
  • Troopers warn of highway dangers with car trouble

    Troopers warn of highway dangers with car trouble

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:16:45 GMT
    State Troopers warn motorists who have car trouble or crash along a busy roadway should get away from the car and call for help.More >>
    State Troopers warn motorists who have car trouble or crash along a busy roadway should get away from the car and call for help.More >>
  • Team USA track star killed in crash

    Team USA track star killed in crash

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:38:40 GMT
    Track and field field star killed after semi slammed into a stalled car on I-75 in Cordele.More >>
    Track and field field star killed after semi slammed into a stalled car on I-75 in Cordele.More >>
  • Police search for man who fired shots into two vehicles

    Police search for man who fired shots into two vehicles

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:23 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:23:12 GMT

    Police are searching for a man who fired shots into two cars in the El Rancho parking lot on Dawson Rd.

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    Police are searching for a man who fired shots into two cars in the El Rancho parking lot on Dawson Rd.

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  • How to beat the heat

    How to beat the heat

    Sunday, July 27 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:43:30 GMT
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    If you’re out and about today make sure you stay hydrated. Temperatures will feel much warmer than they really are. It's the hottest day of summer and South Georgians are beating the heat by staying cool at Turtle Park. More >>
    If you’re out and about today make sure you stay hydrated. Temperatures will feel much warmer than they really are. It's the hottest day of summer and South Georgians are beating the heat by staying cool at Turtle Park. More >>
  • Worth Co. hosts open house

    Worth Co. hosts open house

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:24:37 GMT
    It's already back to school time for some south Georgia students. Classes start tomorrow in Worth County.On Monday afternoon, all the schools held open houses for parents and students.At Worth County elementary, families got to met the teachers and get acquainted with the school.The Principal says the staff is ready, and parents told us they appreciated the open house."We are just going to keep going strong with things that we have done in the past, we had a very successful school year last y...More >>
    It's already back to school time for some south Georgia students. Classes start tomorrow in Worth County.On Monday afternoon, all the schools held open houses for parents and students.At Worth County elementary, families got to met the teachers and get acquainted with the school.The Principal says the staff is ready, and parents told us they appreciated the open house."We are just going to keep going strong with things that we have done in the past, we had a very successful school year last y...More >>
  • Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says

    Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:26:43 GMT
    Israel and Hamas have lowered the pace of the fighting in the three-week-old Gaza war as international efforts intensify to end the conflict that has already killed 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers.More >>
    Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave...More >>
  • US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

    US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:25:36 GMT
    The Obama administration is accusing Russia of violating a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach a, quote, 'very serious matter.'More >>
    In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with...More >>
  • Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

    Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:39:15 GMT
    Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.More >>
    Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.More >>
  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:27:54 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:More >>
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:More >>
  • Warwick improves public building

    Warwick improves public building

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:05:41 GMT
    A renovation project is underway to a public building in Warwick.Crews began installing a new flood at the community center and courtroom last week.The project should wrap up in the next two weeks.More >>
    A renovation project is underway to a public building in Warwick.Crews began installing a new flood at the community center and courtroom last week.The project should wrap up in the next two weeks.More >>
  • Thomas County Justice Center set to expand soon

    Thomas County Justice Center set to expand soon

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:00:47 GMT
    Thomas County law enforcers are gearing up for a much-needed expansion to the jail-justice center.More >>
    Thomas County law enforcers are gearing up for a much-needed expansion to the jail-justice center.More >>
  • Slain family of 5 was murder-suicide, police say

    Slain family of 5 was murder-suicide, police say

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:59:54 GMT
    Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker.More >>
    A maintenance worker with financial problems killed his wife and three children with a shotgun, then committed suicide, over the weekend in what state police called one of the worst cases of domestic violence in Maine...More >>
  • Man's obituary: 'Please don't email me, I'm dead'

    Man's obituary: 'Please don't email me, I'm dead'

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:52:03 GMT

    When a Pennsylvania man died, he left behind a now-viral reminder of his life and his quirky sense of humor. 

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    When a Pennsylvania man died, he left behind a now-viral reminder of his life and his quirky sense of humor. 

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  • KFC Employees Wanted in Theft Case

    KFC Employees Wanted in Theft Case

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:18:31 GMT
    Sylvester police are also looking for two former KFC employees accused of stealing from the business.More >>
    Sylvester police are also looking for two former KFC employees accused of stealing from the business.More >>
  • Burglar arrested in Albany restaurant office

    Burglar arrested in Albany restaurant office

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:13:38 GMT
    23-year old Christopher Simmons is charged with burglary, after the owner of Icon's Bar and Grill said he caught him in his office.More >>
    23-year old Christopher Simmons is charged with burglary, after the owner of Icon's Bar and Grill said he caught him in his office.More >>
  • Hours long manhunt in Lowndes Co. ends with no arrests

    Hours long manhunt in Lowndes Co. ends with no arrests

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:11:12 GMT
    Lowndes County authorities remained on the look out Monday night for two thieves accused of stealing a dump truck from Macon, Georgia.More >>
    Lowndes County authorities remained on the look out Monday night for two thieves accused of stealing a dump truck from Macon, Georgia.More >>
  • Fitzgerald Teen selected to a prestigious Youth Advisory Board

    Fitzgerald Teen selected to a prestigious Youth Advisory Board

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:05:45 GMT
    Ten new inspiring teens from around the country were recently selected to join a Youth Advisory Board to help fight childhood obesity and one Fitzgerald teen was included in that elite group.More >>
    Ten new inspiring teens from around the country were recently selected to join a Youth Advisory Board to help fight childhood obesity and one Fitzgerald teen was included in that elite group.More >>
  • Sylvester Shooting reveals 8th victim

    Sylvester Shooting reveals 8th victim

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:05:07 GMT
    Sylvester Police now say an 8th teen was injured in a weekend shooting.More >>
    Sylvester Police now say an 8th teen was injured in a weekend shooting.More >>
  • Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

    Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:57:10 GMT
    Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least 10 Palestinians - including nine children playing on a swing - in a horrific scene that underscored the heavy price...More >>
    Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least 10 Palestinians - including nine children playing on a swing - in a horrific scene that underscored the heavy price civilians...More >>
  • Albany YMCA takes summer camp on the road

    Albany YMCA takes summer camp on the road

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:56:29 GMT
    The Albany Area YMCA is taking a summer camp on the road. Children living at Superior Creek Lodge are getting a different type of camp.More >>
    The Albany Area YMCA is taking a summer camp on the road. Children living at Superior Creek Lodge are getting a different type of camp.More >>
  • Tree limb knocks down power lines in Valdosta

    Tree limb knocks down power lines in Valdosta

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:45:48 GMT
    It happened around noon in the 700 block of West Park avenue. A pine tree limb snapped and landed on a power line, causing the electrical box that the line was connected to to briefly spark and catch fire.More >>
    It happened around noon in the 700 block of West Park avenue. A pine tree limb snapped and landed on a power line, causing the electrical box that the line was connected to to briefly spark and catch fire.More >>
  • Man charged with shooting, killing Berrien Co. puppy

    Man charged with shooting, killing Berrien Co. puppy

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:35:01 GMT
    Tommy Sellars' dogs still bark at you as you approach his driveway, only now there is one less dog since his son's nine month old blood hound was shot and killed Wednesday, July 23rd.More >>
    Tommy Sellars' dogs still bark at you as you approach his driveway, only now there is one less dog since his son's nine month old blood hound was shot and killed Wednesday, July 23rd.More >>
  • FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

    FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:20:27 GMT
    The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing...More >>
    The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.More >>
  • Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B

    Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:00:22 GMT
    After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records...More >>
    A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department...More >>
  • Medicare's own health looking better, report says

    Medicare's own health looking better, report says

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:47:17 GMT
    The government says Medicare's finances have improved. The program's hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate.More >>
    Medicare's financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.More >>
  • Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

    Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:28:08 GMT
    Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.More >>
    The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.More >>
  • Eco-friendly green funerals growing in popularity

    Eco-friendly green funerals growing in popularity

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:27:04 GMT

    If you’re interested in America’s hottest new burial trend, you should start planning now. Even if you’re not, you should plan ahead, said a spokesman for the National Funeral Directors Association. Green burials, which the burial site is as natural as possible and limit pollution, now constitute about 2 percent of funerals in the U.S.

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    If you’re interested in America’s hottest new burial trend, you should start planning now. Even if you’re not, you should plan ahead, said a spokesman for the National Funeral Directors Association. Green burials, which the burial site is as natural as possible and limit pollution, now constitute about 2 percent of funerals in the U.S.

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  • Trial in salmonella outbreak begins in Georgia

    Trial in salmonella outbreak begins in Georgia

    The trial for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago is set to begin.More >>
    Jury selection is underway in the trial for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago.More >>
  • Edwards named President of District Attorneys association

    Edwards named President of District Attorneys association

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:41:42 GMT
    Dougherty Judicial District Attorney Greg Edwards has been named the President of the Georgia District Attorneys Association.More >>
    Dougherty Judicial District Attorney Greg Edwards has been named the President of the Georgia District Attorneys Association.More >>
  • Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

    Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:13 AM EDT2014-07-28 06:13:47 GMT
    When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.More >>
    When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.More >>
  • Man dies after lightning strike affects 14

    Man dies after lightning strike affects 14

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:54 AM EDT2014-07-28 05:54:28 GMT
    Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.More >>
    A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck or rattled 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.More >>
  • Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

    Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:15:44 GMT
    Palestinian militants have launched a big rocket salvo at Israel, endangering a unilateral cease-fire.More >>
    Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.More >>
  • The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class

    The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:45:53 GMT
    Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.More >>
    Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.More >>
  • It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Indy for record 5th time

    It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Indy for record 5th time

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:04:44 GMT
    With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.More >>
    With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again.More >>
  • Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

    Sunday, July 27 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-07-27 22:00:18 GMT
    Dutch police are traveling to the scene of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine to secure the site, which investigators complain has already been compromised.More >>
    Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.More >>
  • Workers could see wages increase this year

    Workers could see wages increase this year

    Sunday, July 27 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:00:22 GMT

    Economists surveyed businesses, who state they have more money in the bank, yet wages have not kept up with inflation.

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    Economists surveyed businesses, who state they have more money in the bank, yet wages have not kept up with inflation.

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  • Two people transferred to Phoebe after wreck

    Two people transferred to Phoebe after wreck

    Sunday, July 27 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-07-27 19:10:34 GMT
    Two people were taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial hospital after they collided on U.S. 19 northbound around 2 p.m.Dougherty County EMS and the D.C.P. responded to the crash.Police say there was just one person inside each vehicle, a silver Kia and a red Ford Van.The crash happened near Flash Foods.Copyright 2014 WALB. All rights reserved.More >>
    Two people were taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial hospital after they collided on U.S. 19 northbound around 2 p.m.Dougherty County EMS and the D.C.P. responded to the crash.Police say there was just one person inside each vehicle, a silver Kia and a red Ford Van.The crash happened near Flash Foods.Copyright 2014 WALB. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Heat Advisory Issued for South Georgia

    Heat Advisory Issued for South Georgia

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-07-27 15:04:56 GMT
    National Weather Service reminds everyone to not leave kids or pets inside cars during this heat advisoryNational Weather Service reminds everyone to not leave kids or pets inside cars during this heat advisory
    The National Weather Service in Tallahassee reminds everyone to not leave kids or pets in cars during Sunday's heat advisoryMore >>
    The National Weather Service in Tallahassee reminds everyone to not leave kids or pets in cars during Sunday's heat advisoryMore >>
  • New State Health Information Network Activated

    New State Health Information Network Activated

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-07-27 14:32:58 GMT
    A new network to allow hospitals and doctors to access medical records is now up and running.

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    A new network to allow hospitals and doctors to access medical records is now up and running.

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  • Keep your skin looking healthy without breaking the bank

    Keep your skin looking healthy without breaking the bank

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-07-27 13:00:24 GMT
    Some common sense and a little pampering can keep your skin looking youthful. More >>
    Some common sense and a little pampering can keep your skin looking youthful. More >>
  • What’s next for the East Albany Boys & Girls Club?

    What’s next for the East Albany Boys & Girls Club?

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-07-27 03:44:04 GMT
    Dozens of Albany residents and city officials met to talk about the East Albany Boys and Girls Club, which recently shut down.Board members says the east location has a leaky roof, and the floor is cracking. Board member Larry Price was at Saturday’s meeting, and says they will still serve the children in the area, and use elementary schools for their after-school programs.Price says the building was becoming unsafe after 28 years, and they may look at other buildings for a future location.“W...More >>
    Dozens of Albany residents and city officials met to talk about the East Albany Boys and Girls Club, which recently shut down.Board members says the east location has a leaky roof, and the floor is cracking. Board member Larry Price was at Saturday’s meeting, and says they will still serve the children in the area, and use elementary schools for their after-school programs.Price says the building was becoming unsafe after 28 years, and they may look at other buildings for a future location.“W...More >>
  • Albany Lions’s Club raises money for service dogs

    Albany Lions’s Club raises money for service dogs

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-07-26 23:46:50 GMT
    Albany Lion's Club members were out collecting donations in front of Pet Sense on Saturday.They're raising money that will help train service dogs for the blind and visual impaired.They raised about 200 dollars. People could also adopt dogs from the Terrell County shelter.The owner of Pet Sense they want to help out, and support the community, and its animals.“We support the community, we support animals, and always so as much as we can we support the animals, and people that are helping anim...More >>
    Albany Lion's Club members were out collecting donations in front of Pet Sense on Saturday.They're raising money that will help train service dogs for the blind and visual impaired.They raised about 200 dollars. People could also adopt dogs from the Terrell County shelter.The owner of Pet Sense they want to help out, and support the community, and its animals.“We support the community, we support animals, and always so as much as we can we support the animals, and people that are helping anim...More >>
  • Seven teenagers shot in Sylvester

    Seven teenagers shot in Sylvester

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-07-26 23:07:40 GMT
    Sylvester police say seven teenagers were shot during a fight at a private party.More >>
    Sylvester police say seven teenagers were shot during a fight at a private party.More >>
  • Man robbed outside Albany restaurant

    Man robbed outside Albany restaurant

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-07-26 23:05:49 GMT
    Police say Albany resident Thomas Holt was leaving Krystal restaurant on Oglethrope early Saturday morning when he was stopped by two black men in the parking lot.One man had a knife, and told Holt to give him his wallet.Holt gave the man his wallet and says the two men left in what he thinks is a white suburban.The APD is investigating the case.Copyright 2014 WALB. All rights reserved.More >>
    Police say Albany resident Thomas Holt was leaving Krystal restaurant on Oglethrope early Saturday morning when he was stopped by two black men in the parking lot.One man had a knife, and told Holt to give him his wallet.Holt gave the man his wallet and says the two men left in what he thinks is a white suburban.The APD is investigating the case.Copyright 2014 WALB. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Fridge raid

    Fridge raid

    Raiding the fridge for leftovers is a late night tradition.More >>
    Raiding the fridge for leftovers is a late night tradition.More >>
  • Hospitals ER's now taking appointments

    Hospitals ER's now taking appointments

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:00:15 GMT

    Patients can now make an appointment for emergency care.

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    Patients can now make an appointment for emergency care.

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  • Enjoy summer's best produce by remembering basic food safety

    Enjoy summer's best produce by remembering basic food safety

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-07-26 13:00:25 GMT
    A recent produce recall is a good reminder of some basic food safety practices when enjoying some of the best food summer has to offer.More >>
    A recent produce recall is a good reminder of some basic food safety practices when enjoying some of the best food summer has to offer.More >>
  • Sheriff Hancock leads Crisp Co. drug bust

    Sheriff Hancock leads Crisp Co. drug bust

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:41:58 GMT
    Two suspects are in jail tonight after investigators seized nearly $10,000 worth of drugs.More >>
    Two suspects are in jail tonight after investigators seized nearly $10,000 worth of drugs.More >>
  • Man charged with murder, child cruelty in death case

    Man charged with murder, child cruelty in death case

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:13:50 GMT
    A Thomas County man has been charged with murder in connection to the death of his 9-month-old daughter.More >>
    A Thomas County man has been charged with murder in connection to the death of his 9-month-old daughter.More >>
  • Drug unit raids 'nuisance' house, finds meth, marijuana

    Drug unit raids 'nuisance' house, finds meth, marijuana

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:41:32 GMT
    The Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit is raided a home where they say drugs were being distributed.More >>
    The Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit is raided a home where they say drugs were being distributed.More >>
  • Warwick Police Chief fired

    Warwick Police Chief fired

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:49:30 GMT
     In a letter to Morris, Mayor Kitchen said Morris was being fired for negligence, insubordination and was unfit to perform his duties.More >>
     In a letter to Morris, Mayor Kitchen said Morris was being fired for negligence, insubordination and was unfit to perform his duties.More >>
  • Waffle House robbed at gunpoint

    Waffle House robbed at gunpoint

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:06:34 GMT
    Lee County deputies are searching for a man who they say robbed a restaurant at gunpoint.More >>
    Lee County deputies are searching for a man who they say robbed a restaurant at gunpoint.More >>
  • Nearly $10,000 in illegal drugs seized after chase

    Nearly $10,000 in illegal drugs seized after chase

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:37:46 GMT
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