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  • Albany Transit Authority aims to raise bus fares

    Albany Transit Authority aims to raise bus fares

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:01:06 GMT
    The Transit Authority says the fare increases are needed to offset rising fuel and operating costs.More >>
    The Transit Authority says the fare increases are needed to offset rising fuel and operating costs.More >>
  • Dispatchers mark National Telecommunicators Week

    Dispatchers mark National Telecommunicators Week

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:45:53 GMT
    They can be just as important as first responders in a life or death emergency, but they're often called silent heroes, because they don't often get much attention. The emergency operators are wearingMore >>
    They can be just as important as first responders in a life or death emergency, but they're often called silent heroes, because they don't often get much attention.More >>
  • ICU expands at Phoebe North

    ICU expands at Phoebe North

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:07:45 GMT
    Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital is expanding their technology to provide better care for all intensive care patients. At 2:00 Tuesday afternoon, ICU patients on Phoebe's north campus started receivingMore >>
    Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital is expanding their technology to provide better care for all intensive care patients. At 2:00 Tuesday afternoon, ICU patients on Phoebe's north campus started receiving around the clock care.More >>
  • Madison Co., Fla. officials have no animosity towards Valdosta

    Madison Co., Fla. officials have no animosity towards Valdosta

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:06:14 GMT
    Officials in Madison County Florida want the public know that they believe the city of Valdosta is doing everything possible to fix the ongoing sewer problems creating concerns for residents along theMore >>
    Officials in Madison County Florida want the public know that they believe the city of Valdosta is doing everything possible to fix the ongoing sewer problems creating concerns for residents along the Suwanee River in Madison County.
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  • First signs, now Albany strains at parked cars

    First signs, now Albany strains at parked cars

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:45:26 GMT
    Recently, the City of Albany made news with restrictions on business signs. Now, Albany leaders say the city has a problem with people parking cars on their front lawns.       They say it's hurting theMore >>
    Recently, the City of Albany made news with restrictions on business signs. Now, Albany leaders say the city has a problem with people parking cars on their front lawns.More >>
  • Public Health PrepareAthon! coming soon

    Public Health PrepareAthon! coming soon

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:37:11 GMT
    Disaster preparedness, response and recovery teams in Southwest Georgia will join others across the nation to raise community awareness about the importance of being prepared.More >>
    Disaster preparedness, response and recovery teams in Southwest Georgia will join others across the nation to raise community awareness about the importance of being prepared.More >>
  • MCLB holds child abuse awareness ceremony

    MCLB holds child abuse awareness ceremony

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:13:12 GMT
    Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany reminds everyone it only takes a minute to prevent child abuse.   That is the message for MCLB's annual Child Abuse Awareness  Ceremony.   The base reminding everyoneMore >>
    The base reminding everyone it only takes a minute to help a parent in need or a child at risk and it only takes a minute to call law enforcement for help.More >>
  • Farmers feel the weather's impact

    Farmers feel the weather's impact

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:55:56 GMT
    The wet weather has brought cold temperatures along with it. Both of which could have an impact on farmers.   The Dougherty County extension coordinator says while the temperatures Wednesday morningMore >>
    The Dougherty County extension coordinator says while the temperatures Wednesday morning are expected to dip down into the mid to upper 30's, but it's not expected to last very long.More >>
  • Gov. Deal to sign rural health care, Flint River bills in South Georgia

    Gov. Deal to sign rural health care, Flint River bills in South Georgia

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:45:57 GMT
    Gov. Nathan Deal will hold bill signing ceremonies in Cordele, Albany and ValdostaMore >>
    Gov. Nathan Deal will hold bill signing ceremonies in Cordele, Albany and ValdostaMore >>
  • Clean up still underway at Valdosta Salvation Army thrift store

    Clean up still underway at Valdosta Salvation Army thrift store

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:02:38 GMT
    Employees at the Salvation Army thrift store in Valdosta are trying to salvage as much as they can as they continue to clean up after last week's heavy rain. The roof of the store's storage garage collapsedMore >>
    Employees at the Salvation Army thrift store in Valdosta are trying to salvage as much as they can as they continue to clean up after last week's heavy rain.More >>
  • WALB News road crew prepares for first stop

    WALB News road crew prepares for initial destination

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:50:02 GMT
    WALB News 10 is taking the news on the road to celebrate the station's 60th anniversary. Hard to believe it's been 10 years since Dawn, Ben, Yolanda, Robert and the late Joe Courson toured South GeorgiaMore >>
    WALB News 10's first stop on our 60th anniversary tour of South Georgia is Tifton, and we'll do the news live on location for you, Thursday, April 17 at 6:00. That's only two days away...More >>
  • Industries showcased in new video

    Industries showcased in new video

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:31:06 GMT
    The Albany­‐Dougherty Economic Development Commission has put out a video they want everyone to see. It features Albany‐made products that are used throughout the world. "Made in Albany," gives viewersMore >>
    The Albany­‐Dougherty Economic Development Commission has put out a video they want everyone to see. It features Albany‐made products that are used throughout the world.More >>
  • Haynes jailed without bond

    Haynes jailed without bond

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:14 AM EDT2014-04-15 13:14:52 GMT
    A man accused in the shooting of a 14-year-old Fitzgerald girl more than a month ago remains in custody without bond tonight. Robert Haynes made a first appearance before a judge Friday. A bond hearingMore >>
    A man accused in the shooting of a 14-year-old Fitzgerald girl more than a month ago remains in custody without bond.More >>
  • Storm brings only rain here, MS less fortunate

    Storm brings only rain here, MS less fortunate

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-04-15 13:10:22 GMT
    The storm system that came through Southwest Georgia overnight brought more rain that wasn't needed, but at least winds were calm.  That wasn't the case near Biloxi, Mississippi, where this storm was violent. InMore >>
    The storm system that came through Southwest Georgia overnight brought more rain that wasn't needed, but at least winds were calm.  That wasn't the case near Biloxi, Mississippi, where this storm was violent.More >>
  • Is public shaming an effective punishment?

    Is public shaming an effective punishment?

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:59 AM EDT2014-04-15 10:59:12 GMT
    It was recently when we heard of the Ohio man who was forced to wear a sign declaring he was a bully, it was part of his punishment ordered from a judge after he harassed a disabled family next door.More >>
    This week an Ohio man was forced to wear a sign declaring he was a bully, it was part of his punishment ordered from a judge after he harassed a disabled family next door.  So the question is, is public humiliation effective to stop re-offenders?More >>
  • School officials try to end furlough days

    School officials try to end furlough days

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:39 AM EDT2014-04-15 08:39:27 GMT
    It's going to be tougher for Dougherty County school officials to end furlough days than they hoped.        School system's will get more money from the state to make up for several years of cuts, butMore >>
    It's going to be tougher for Dougherty County school officials to end furlough days than they hoped.        School system's will get more money from the state to make up for several years of cuts, butMore >>
  • DCSS athletic appeal denied

    DCSS athletic appeal denied

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:19:20 GMT
    The Dougherty County School System loses an appeal to a decision the superintendent says gives some other schools a competitive sports advantage.      The Georgia High School Association moved Thomas CountyMore >>
    The Dougherty County School System loses an appeal to a decision the superintendent says gives some other schools a competitive sports advantage.      The Georgia High School Association moved Thomas CountyMore >>
  • Tax free holiday great for businesses and families

    Tax free holiday great for businesses and families

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:02:52 GMT
    Georgia's sales tax holidays will return this year. Today, Governor Nathan Deal signed a bill that sets 2 days for tax-free shopping on back to school items and three days for energy-efficient appliances.   LaurenMore >>
    Georgia's sales tax holidays will return this year. Today, Governor Nathan Deal signed a bill that sets 2 days for tax-free shopping on back to school items and three days for energy-efficient appliances.   LaurenMore >>
  • Residents prepare for more rain

    Residents prepare for more rain

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:53:38 GMT
    Just last week water covered many yards and driveways and roads in east Dougherty County.      People there are hoping to avoid a repeat.      Some folks on Jacqueline Drive were stuck in their homes.  TheMore >>
    Just last week water covered many yards and driveways and roads in east Dougherty County.      People there are hoping to avoid a repeat.      Some folks on Jacqueline Drive were stuck in their homes.  TheMore >>
  • Lunar Eclipse: Blood Moon

    Lunar Eclipse: Blood Moon

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:50:21 GMT
    Astronomers are getting excited for a rare view of the moon early Tuesday morning. A lunar eclipse is still scheduled to begin around 1 a.m.
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    Astronomers are getting excited for a rare view of the moon early Tuesday morning. A lunar eclipse is still scheduled to begin around 1 a.m.
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  • Georgia's Pocket Ranger app takes outdoors to the next level

    Georgia's Pocket Ranger app takes outdoors to the next level

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:29:24 GMT
    If you are looking for a way to enjoy the outdoors in Georgia, the Department of Natural Resources has an app for that.
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  • Friend speaks out about Fitzgerald murder victim

    Friend speaks out about Fitzgerald murder victim

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-04-15 01:18:48 GMT
    Fitzgerald police and the GBI are investigating after a woman was found murdered in room 126 of the Uptown Motel.
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    Fitzgerald police and the GBI are investigating after a woman was found murdered in room 126 of the Uptown Motel.More >>
  • Albany Public Works says they are ready ahead of rain event

    Albany Public Works says they are ready ahead of rain event

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:11:42 GMT
    Crews brought out pumps to lower levels in retention ponds in east Dougherty County and in Putney.More >>
    Crews brought out pumps to lower levels in retention ponds in east Dougherty County and in Putney.More >>
  • Churches celebrate Holy week in Albany

    Churches celebrate Holy week in Albany

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:57:25 GMT
    Worshippers in Albany gather to celebrate Holy week.Downtown churches are getting together each day leading up to Easter Sunday. A pastor from one of the participating churches preaches a sermon.The halfMore >>
    Worshippers in Albany gather to celebrate Holy week.Downtown churches are getting together each day leading up to Easter Sunday. A pastor from one of the participating churches preaches a sermon.The halfMore >>
  • Colony City Opry hosts free Saturday dances

    Colony City Opry hosts free Saturday dances

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:52:40 GMT
    If you are looking for some weekend family fun, you may want to try the Colony City Opry. Every Saturday in Fitzgerald they host a free dance. People come from all over South Georgia to attend. DonationsMore >>
    If you are looking for some weekend family fun, you may want to try the Colony City Opry. Every Saturday in Fitzgerald they host a free dance. More >>

Warnings

flood
Lowndes County, GA

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE WITHLACOOCHEE RIVER NEAR QUITMAN (US 84).
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 9:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.7 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.0 FEET.
* IMPACT...AT 19.0 FEET...MINOR FLOOD STAGE REACHED. RIVER OVERFLOWS
INTO WOODED BOTTOMLANDS.

&&

LAT...LON 3084 8346 3074 8355 3064 8342 3063 8322 3073 8341 3079 8335


$$

Echols County, GA

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE ALAPAHA RIVER AT STATENVILLE.
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO MONDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
CANCELLED.
* AT 9:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.9 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW AND
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 25.0 FEET BY SATURDAY EARLY AFTERNOON. THE
RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 25.0 FEET...BOAT LAUNCH AND PARK AREA NEXT TO BRIDGE
AFFECTED.
* IMPACT...AT 24.0 FEET...APPROXIMATELY 10 STRUCTURES/RESIDENCES MAY
BECOME ISOLATED BY RISING WATERS NEAR THE COUNTY ROAD 150 BRIDGE IN
HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. SOME HOMES ALONG THE RIVER JUST NORTH OF
STATENVILLE BECOME ISOLATED.



&&


FLD OBSERVED 7AM EST / 8AM EDT FORECAST
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME THU FRI SAT SUN MON

ALAPAHA
STATENVILLE 24 23.9 WED 10 PM 24.1 24.7 24.9 24.8 24.3

&&


LAT...LON 3074 8306 3069 8307 3062 8307 3062 8303 3071 8303 3074 8302



$$

Brooks County, GA

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE WITHLACOOCHEE RIVER NEAR QUITMAN (US 84).
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 9:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.7 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.0 FEET.
* IMPACT...AT 19.0 FEET...MINOR FLOOD STAGE REACHED. RIVER OVERFLOWS
INTO WOODED BOTTOMLANDS.

&&

LAT...LON 3084 8346 3074 8355 3064 8342 3063 8322 3073 8341 3079 8335


$$

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