Saturday, May 25 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:37:45 GMT
Albany Panther's first ever beer fest just wrapped up tonight. For 25 bucks beer lovers sampled more than 20 types of beer at the Civic Center and there was plenty of entertainment. Musical acts, suchMore >>
Albany Panther's held their first ever beer fest Saturday night. More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 11:33 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:33:38 GMT
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event. Musical artists from around south Georgia performed at the Albany Municipal Auditorium Saturday afternoon.More >>
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 10:30 PM EDT2013-05-26 02:30:39 GMT
A Turner County man is now in custody after he had a standoff with deputies for about two hours Saturday evening. Sheriff Andy Hester says deputies were called to the home of Ricky Nelson on CoverdaleMore >>
A man had a standoff with Turner County deputies for about two hours Saturday evening.More >>
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Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event. This may seem like a regularMore >>
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 4:52 PM EDT2013-05-25 20:52:02 GMT
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times. It happened around 3:15pm Saturday, near the 1500 block of U.S. Highway 19. Officials say John Earley wasMore >>
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times.More >>
The body of a man was found inside a burned mobile home in Berrien County and Friday his roomate is in jail.
James Davis Jr. is in the Berrien County Jail as investigators work to determine whether Gus Jones was killed in the fire or was already dead when it was set.
This is all that's left of a mobile home on MLK Jr. Drive. Investigators think James Davis Jr. intentionally set the fire. His roommate 57-year old Gus Jones was inside and burned in the fire. Friends say it's difficult to realize he's gone.
"We be together everyday," said Earnest McCoy. "We just talk about different things. He loved fishing. We had a trip planned to do that and he left before we could do that."
Witnesses say Jones' body was pulled out of this bedroom.
The fire even caused the side of this house to melt. Investigators believe the fire started in the living room.
"My friends saw it told me about it and I came out and called 9-1-1," said Jeane Whitman.
Firefighters were dispatched around 3:45 Friday morning. Whitman lives next door and says the flames were huge.
"(They were) very, very big and hot, like a big inferno," said Whitman.
The Nashville fire chief says they've had several suspicious fires in that part of town and turned over the investigation to the state fire marshal. Investigators aren't sure how yet how Jones died.
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.
Investigators hope it will answer questions about Gus Jones' death.
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