Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:32 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:32:02 GMT
The United Way of Southwest Georgia honors more than a dozen organizations for their leadership in supporting United Way agencies. United Way raised about 1.1-million dollars this year. That's up slightlyMore >>
The United Way of Southwest Georgia honors more than a dozen organizations for their leadership in supporting United Way agencies.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:31 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:31:27 GMT
Dougherty County School Board members want property owners to know, they won't raise your taxes despite another tight budget year. Monday night Board members held a public hearing to give people a chanceMore >>
Dougherty County School Board members want property owners to know, they won't raise your taxes despite another tight budget year.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:23 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:23:09 GMT
The opening of Albany's new airport terminal remains on schedule despite a delay in the ceremonial opening. Travelers will begin using the new facility at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport two weeks fromMore >>
The opening of Albany's new airport terminal remains on schedule despite a delay in the ceremonial opening.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:03 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:03:40 GMT
A Georgia girl remains hospitalized tonight with serious burns following a boat explosion on Lake Lanier. Apparently, a fuel leak led to the blast. Cell phone video captured by boaters shows a boat burningMore >>
A Georgia girl remains hospitalized tonight with serious burns following a boat explosion on Lake Lanier. Apparently, a fuel leak led to the blast.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-06-18 03:59:55 GMT
Police are asking banks to be on the lookout for a woman who has cashed thousands of dollars in forged checks. So far, she's hit Colony Banks in Albany, Valdosta, Moultrie, and Sylvester. Sylvester PoliceMore >>
Police hope to stop a successful forger who's gotten away with thousands of dollars so far by cashing fraudulent checks at multiple south Georgia banks.More >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - An Albany veteran, just released from the hospital one week ago, worries that government red tape from the Veterans Administration will put him back in the hospital.
Willie Ross served in Vietnam with the Marines and is now community organizer.
He says medicine doctors told him to take for congestive heart failure ran out Friday.
The Albany V-A Clinic told him it's on the way, but four days later, Ross wonders if it will come in time.
Ross said "What's going on, after I leave Phoebe, I go back to the VA. It's always confusion. It's always confusion about who am I going to see. The Doctor ain't there. Or the Doctor ain't seeing nobody today. And it's hard to get the medication."
Ross says he and many other South Georgia veterans have been talking with Congressman Sanford Bishop's office about problems with V-A clinics delivering medical treatment to veterans.
We contacted officials at the Carl Vinson V-A Medical Center about Ross' complaints.
They told us the only person who could comment was not in the office Monday.
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