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  • Camilla firefighters extinguish house fire

    Camilla firefighters extinguish house fire

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:43 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:43:50 GMT
    Furniture and walls were left charred in a Goodson Road home in Camilla after a fire swept through it early Thursday morning.More >>
    Furniture and walls were left charred in a Goodson Road home in Camilla after a fire swept through it early Thursday morning.More >>
  • Dominos Pizza robbed at gunpoint

    Dominos Pizza robbed at gunpoint

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:23:26 GMT
    Officials said three men robbed the restaurant with at least two handguns.More >>
    Officials said three men robbed the restaurant with at least two handguns.More >>
  • ID card at crime scene leads to quick arrest

    ID card at crime scene leads to quick arrest

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:56:39 GMT
    Darius Jamohn Polite, 20, is in the Dougherty County jail in connection to a burglary, but it isn’t something he took that did him in. It was his school ID card.More >>
    Darius Jamohn Polite, 20, is in the Dougherty County jail in connection to a burglary, but it isn’t something he took that did him in. It was his school ID card.More >>
  • Reuters: Air Algerie flight crashed

    Reuters: Air Algerie flight crashed

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:17:28 GMT
    Reuters is reporting that an Air Algerie flight crashed Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers. More >>
    Reuters is reporting that an Air Algerie flight crashed Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers. More >>
  • Women charged after child found in van

    Women charged after child found in car

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:23:12 GMT
    On Tuesday, Moultrie Police were called to the parking lot of Colquitt Regional Medical Center when a hospital worker saw a young girl sweating profusely inside a van. A citizen used a piece of wireMore >>
    On Tuesday, Moultrie Police were called to the parking lot of Colquitt Regional Medical Center when a hospital worker saw a young girl sweating profusely inside a van.More >>
  • Agents find cocaine in drug bust

    Agents find cocaine in drug bust

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:41:49 GMT
    Agents with the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit are on a scene where they have confiscated cocaine on Slappey Boulevard.More >>
    Agents with the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit are on a scene where they have confiscated cocaine on Slappey Boulevard.More >>
  • David Perdue Wins Runoff Election

    David Perdue Wins Runoff Election

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:28:25 GMT
    David Perdue has defeated Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate. Perdue will now face Democrat Michelle Nunn in the November general election.More >>
    David Perdue has defeated Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate. Perdue will now face Democrat Michelle Nunn in the November general election.More >>
  • Ealum, Phinazee win in runoff election

    Ealum, Phinazee win in runoff election

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:58:13 GMT
     Ealum, Phinazee win in runoff election.More >>
     Ealum, Phinazee win in runoff election.More >>
  • Runoff vote counts turn to early and absentee

    Runoff vote counts turn to early and absentee

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:42:17 GMT
    All precincts have finished reporting their ballot totals, and only early and absentee votes remain to be counted in the runoff election.More >>
    All precincts have finished reporting their ballot totals, and only early and absentee votes remain to be counted in the runoff election.More >>
  • Scales, 150 marijuana plants seized in Worth Co. bust

    Scales, 150 marijuana plants seized in Worth Co. bust

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:14:58 GMT
    The Worth County Sheriff's office arrested one man and seized about 150 plants in a marijuana bust.More >>
    The Worth County Sheriff's office arrested one man and seized about 150 plants in a marijuana bust.More >>
  • Arrests made in Lee burglary

    Arrests made in Lee burglary

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:54:59 GMT
    Lee County deputies have made arrests in connection with a burglary in progress.  They have not given details, but will do so in a news conference Wednesday, they say. Some property was recovered. AnMore >>
    Lee County deputies have made arrests in connection with a burglary in progress.  They have not given details, but will do so in a news conference Wednesday, they say.More >>
  • Cordele man arrested in drug sweep

    Cordele man arrested in drug sweep

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:14:42 GMT
    Officers from numerous agencies made a drug sweep Monday in Cordele, and took Mandle Lee Johnson into custody. They are looking for another suspect, Kelvin Daniels, who was not at home when agents went to his house to arrest him.More >>
    Officers from numerous agencies made a drug sweep Monday in Cordele, and took Mandle Lee Johnson into custody. They are looking for another suspect, Kelvin Daniels, who was not at home when agents went to his house to arrest him.More >>
  • Plane diverted, Delta halts Israel flights

    Plane diverted, Delta halts Israel flights

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:27:56 GMT
    A Delta flight was diverted to Paris instead of landing in Tel Aviv this morning. Delta says a said a rocket landed near Ben Gurion Airport, the Associated Press reported. Delta is stopping flights toMore >>
    A Delta flight was diverted to Paris instead of landing in Tel Aviv this morning.More >>
  • Obama care takes a hit in federal court

    Obama care takes a hit in federal court

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:54:07 GMT
    A federal appeals court has sided with plaintiffs who argue that funding for Obamacare runs afoul of the constitution. USA Today reports: The appeals panel ruled that as written, the health care lawMore >>
    A federal appeals court has sided with plaintiffs who argue that funding for Obamacare runs afoul of the constitution.More >>
  • Two arrested in Metro armed robbery

    Two arrested in Metro armed robbery

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:09:30 GMT
    Last Friday, Dwayne Gainer and Jim Dorsey were arrested by APD in connection with an armed robbery in which shots were fired. APD issued this release moments ago- Detectives with the Albany Police Department'sMore >>
    Last Friday, Dwayne Gainer and Jim Dorsey were arrested by APD in connection with an armed robbery in which shots were fired.More >>
  • Lightning blamed for North Gate house fire

    Lightning blamed for North Gate house fire

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:30:53 GMT
    Investigators say that lightning struck the back of the house and started a fire in the electrical system of the home Sunday night.More >>
    Investigators say that lightning struck the back of the house and started a fire in the electrical system of the home Sunday night.More >>
  • Obama calls on separatists, Putin to cooperate with crash recovery

    Obama calls on separatists, Putin to cooperate with crash recovery

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:28:07 GMT
    International investigators are on the ground at the scene where the Malaysian airliner crashed after being shot down last week. President Obama says these teams need unfettered access to the crash site,More >>
    President Obama says these investigative teams need unfettered access to the crash site, but the work is being blocked by pro-Soviet separatists, and they are even removing bodies and evidence from the scene.More >>
  • Firefighters battle house fire

    Firefighters battle house fire

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:35:56 GMT
    Albany fire crews spent several hours fighting a large house fire Sunday evening.More >>
    Albany fire crews spent several hours fighting a large house fire Sunday evening.More >>
  • Car overturns off Liberty Expressway onto railroad track

    Car overturns off Liberty Expressway onto railroad track

    Sunday, July 20 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-07-21 02:24:07 GMT
    The driver of an SUV is suffering injuries after their car overturned off a busy bypass and onto a railroad track.More >>
    The driver of an SUV is suffering injuries after their car overturned off a busy bypass and onto a railroad track.More >>
  • Baker Co. man dies in ATV crash

    Baker Co. man dies in ATV crash

    Sunday, July 20 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-07-21 02:05:49 GMT
    The Georgia State Patrol says a 38-year-old man was riding his ATV on Clearlake Rd. when he tried to avoid hitting a tree, and lost control.More >>
    The Georgia State Patrol says a 38-year-old man was riding his ATV on Clearlake Rd. when he tried to avoid hitting a tree, and lost control.More >>
  • Texas woman identified in Ashburn wreck

    Texas woman identified in Ashburn wreck

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:13:38 GMT
    The Turner County Deputy Coroner, Jim Lumpkin, has confirmed the identity of a Texas woman killed in an Ashburn wreck Saturday morning.More >>
    The Turner County Deputy Coroner, Jim Lumpkin, has confirmed the identity of a Texas woman killed in an Ashburn wreck Saturday morning.More >>
  • Correctional Officer arrested for bringing drugs into prison

    Correctional Officer arrested for bringing drugs into prison

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:09:15 GMT
    A correctional officer has been arrested after investigators said he brought drugs across guard lines at Terrell County Correctional Institute.More >>
    A correctional officer has been arrested after investigators said he brought drugs across guard lines at Terrell County Correctional Institute.More >>
  • Wreck causes traffic problem in Lee Co.

    Wreck causes traffic problem in Lee Co.

    Friday, July 18 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-07-18 17:40:53 GMT
    At least three vehicles are involved in a collision across from the Harvey's Supermarket on US 19 in South Lee County. It doesn't appear that there are any life-threatening injuries. Motorists shouldMore >>
    At least three vehicles are involved in a collision across from the Harvey's Supermarket in South Lee County.More >>
  • Wreck blocks Interstate in Dooly Co.

    Wreck blocks Interstate in Dooly Co.

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:02:41 GMT
    The Georgia D.O.T. says that I-75 is blocked in both directions near mile marker 124, in Dooly County.  US 41 is a good detour. They hope to have the interstate cleared in about 15 minutes.More >>
    The Georgia D.O.T. says that I-75 is blocked in both directions near mile marker 124, in Dooly County.More >>
  • Broxton woman wins $1K per week game

    Broxton woman wins $1K per week game

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:08:40 GMT
    A winning ticket with a lifetime windfall was sold in Coffee County. Aden's Mini Market #74, 405 Alabama St. N. in Broxton, sold a winning ticket worth $52,000 a year for life from the Georgia LotteryMore >>
    Aden's Mini Market #74, 405 Alabama St. N. in Broxton, sold a winning ticket worth $52,000 a year for life from the Georgia Lottery instant game $1,000 A Week For Life.More >>
  • Rescued Thomasville man identified

    Rescued Thomasville man identified

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:33:26 GMT
    A man was found inside the remains of the old Sunnyland meat packing building, at 600 Cassidy Road in Thomasville. Most of the structure, which was built nearly a century ago, has already been demolished. TheMore >>
    A man was found inside the remains of the old Sunnyland meat packing building, at 600 Cassidy Road in Thomasville. Most of the structure, which was built well over half a century ago, has already been demolished.More >>
  • DCSS to spend $13M on tablets

    DCSS to spend $13M on tablets

    Thursday, July 17 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-07-17 17:27:51 GMT
    After discussing the one to one initiative for an hour, school board members unanimously approved the plan.    Dr. Ufot Inyang, the assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, and Ken Dyer,More >>
    The $13.7 million plan would include laptops for teachers and 16,000 tablets for students.More >>
  • Investigation into Wee Kare ends in consent agreement

    Investigation into Wee Kare ends in consent agreement

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:31:39 GMT
    The investigation of a daycare after a four-year-old boy was left on a van for over an hour has ended in a consent agreement, according to the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning.More >>
    The investigation of a daycare after a four-year-old boy was left on a van for over an hour has ended in a consent agreement, according to the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning.More >>
  • Police: Three teens attack man, steal bike in armed robbery

    Police: Three teens attack man, steal bike in armed robbery

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:19:35 GMT
    Three teen boys have been arrested after police said they attacked a man and stole his bicycle.More >>
    Three teen boys have been arrested after police said they attacked a man and stole his bicycle.More >>
  • Detours in place for Jefferson St. near downtown Albany

    Detours in place for Jefferson St. near downtown Albany

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:15:54 GMT
    Jefferson Street near downtown Albany has been closed for road work at Roosevelt as crews install concrete panels in Jefferson to smooth the transition of the railroad crossing and the pavement.More >>
    Jefferson Street near downtown Albany has been closed for road work at Roosevelt as crews install concrete panels in Jefferson to smooth the transition of the railroad crossing and the pavement.More >>
  • Sumter Fugitives Caught

    Sumter Fugitives Caught

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-07-15 20:54:22 GMT
    Two men wanted on a number of charges are headed back to Sumter County after they were captured by a SWAT team in Atlanta. Demarcus Fuller and Trevor Hall were taken into custody just after one o'clockMore >>
    Demarcus Fuller and Trevor Hall were taken into custody just after one o'clock at apartment complex on Bent Creek Way, in southwest Atlanta.More >>
  • Alice Coachman Davis, 1st black woman to win Olympic gold, dies

    Alice Coachman Davis, 1st black woman to win Olympic gold, dies

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:52:21 GMT
    Alice Coachman Davis, the first black female to win Olympic gold, died Monday. She was 90 years old.More >>
    Alice Coachman Davis, the first black female to win Olympic gold, died Monday. She was 90 years old.More >>
  • Severe weather topples trees, damages homes and cars

    Severe weather topples trees, damages homes and cars

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:25:55 GMT
    Some severe weather moving through Southwest Georgia late Wednesday afternoon brought damaging winds to parts of Thomas County.More >>
    Some severe weather moving through Southwest Georgia late Wednesday afternoon brought damaging winds to parts of Thomas County.More >>
  • Two S. GA men sentenced to federal prison

    Two S. GA men sentenced to federal prison

    Friday, June 13 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-06-13 19:32:58 GMT
    Robert B. Pressley, aged 35, of Leesburg, Georgia, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Louis Sands to serve 12 years (151 months) in federal prison for distribution of child pornography.More >>
    Robert B. Pressley of Leesburg, was sentenced  to serve 12 years in federal prison for distribution of child pornography.  Christopher Cox of Pelham, was sentenced to serve 15 months in federal prison for conspiracy to smuggle contraband into a prison while employed as a Correctional Officer at the Mize Street Detention Facility in Pelham.More >>
  • Woman says she was attacked by wanted man

    Woman says she was attacked by wanted man

    Friday, June 13 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-06-13 17:29:12 GMT
    Frances Roberts, who lives on Red Oak Lane, near Phoebe North, said she is certain that John Dabney is the man who attacked her in her home when she returned Thursday.
    More >>
    Frances Roberts, who lives on Red Oak Lane, near Phoebe North, said she is certain that John Dabney is the man who attacked her in her home when she returned Thursday.
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  • Mosley contract OK'ed by state

    Mosley contract OK'ed by state

    Thursday, June 12 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-06-12 18:45:13 GMT
    Dougherty County School Superintendent Dr. David Mosley can continue to work for the school board as a part time employee. Board Chair Carol Tharin says the new deal they approved last month would giveMore >>
    Dougherty County School Superintendent Dr. David Mosley can continue to work for the school board as a part time employee.More >>
  • State releases GA report on CRCT

    State releases GA report on CRCT

    Thursday, June 12 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-06-12 13:15:29 GMT
    The percentage of Georgia's 8th graders exceeding standards in all content-area Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) increased this year, including an eight percentage point increase in reading. GradeMore >>
    The percentage of Georgia's 8th graders exceeding standards in all content-area Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) increased this year, including an eight percentage point increase in reading. Students took the CRCT for the last time this year. Beginning next year, all students in grades 3-8 will take the Georgia Milestones.More >>
  • Moultrie PD issues lookout for wanted man

    Moultrie PD issues lookout for wanted man

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-06-11 22:39:45 GMT
    The Moultrie Police Department has issued an alert for two men who are wanted on felony charges. They are Dominique James Wiley, and Quntavion Spivey. Wiley's last known address is 621 3rd Street SE.More >>
    The Moultrie Police Department has issued an alert for a man wanted on felony charges. Quantavion Spivey's last known address is 1315 9th Street, SW.More >>
  • Possible severe weather ahead

    Possible severe weather ahead

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-06-10 21:55:42 GMT
    The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Calhoun, Dougherty, Randolph & Terrell Counties until 06:30 PM....More >>
    The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Calhoun, Dougherty, Randolph & Terrell Counties until 06:30 PM....More >>
  • Sylvester police arrest wanted man

    Sylvester police arrest wanted man

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-06-10 21:36:17 GMT
    Cagney Jermaine Frier, 29, of Sylvester, was arrested after he got away from police when they first tried to incarcerate him. Frier was wanted for battery, interference with 911, cruelty to children,More >>
    Cagney Jermaine Frier, 29, of Sylvester, was arrested after he got away from police when they first tried to incarcerate him. Frier was wanted for battery, interference with 911, cruelty to children, and other charges. that took place Sunday morning on Hamilton circle.More >>
  • Walmart shows interest in Ashburn

    Walmart shows interest in Ashburn

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-06-10 20:55:58 GMT
    WALB has learned that Walmart is interested in building a Walmart "Express" in Ashburn. We have confirmed with Turner County officials that environmental studies are underway, with the idea of puttingMore >>
    We have confirmed that environmental studies are underway, with the idea of putting the smaller version of a Walmart store near the intersection of Highway 112 and Highway 41.More >>
  • All clear given at Tallahassee Com. College

    All clear given at Tallahassee Com. College

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-06-10 17:00:27 GMT
    Officials of Tallahassee Community College have issued an alert about a man they believe has a gun on their campus. On their website, they report that their Police Department has issued a dangerous personMore >>
    The situation is resolved after Officials of Tallahassee Community College issued an alert about a man they believed had a gun on their campus. The all clear went out about 1:00, according to sources in the school.
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  • Albany announces fireworks

    Albany announces fireworks

    Monday, June 9 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-06-10 02:22:26 GMT
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    The City of Albany's 2014 Independence Day Fireworks Celebration will be held on Friday, July 4, at the Exchange Club Fairgrounds.  Gates will open at 3:00 pm with activities for kids, live music allMore >>
    The City of Albany's 2014 Independence Day Fireworks Celebration will be held on Friday, July 4, at the Exchange Club Fairgrounds.More >>
  • Hazlehurst lumberyard burns on; economic damage enormous

    Hazlehurst lumberyard burns on; economic damage enormous

    Monday, June 9 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-06-09 21:39:23 GMT
    The Hazlehurst Fire Department is battling a major fire at the Thompson Hardwoods lumberyard on the Baxley Highway in Hazlehurst. We believe the fire started around 7:00 this morning at the huge woodMore >>
    The Hazlehurst fire Department is battling a major fire at the Thompson Hardwoods lumberyard on the Baxley Highway in Hazlehurst.More >>
  • Albany Police need your help to find Wanted Man

    Albany Police need your help to find Wanted Man

    Saturday, June 7 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-06-07 18:51:32 GMT
    Albany Police need the public's help to find 33-year-old Michael Love. Love is wanted for 2nd Degree Burglary at the Western Sizzlin at 2004 E. Oglethrope Blvd on June 2nd. He also has an active warrantMore >>
    Albany Police need the public's help to find 33-year-old Michael Love. Love is wanted for 2nd Degree Burglary at the Western Sizzlin at 2004 E. Oglethrope Blvd on June 2nd. He also has an active warrantMore >>
  • Superior Court Judge injured in crash

    Superior Court Judge injured in crash

    Thursday, June 5 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-06-06 00:20:01 GMT
    Dougherty Chief Superior Court Judge Willie Lockette is one of three people at Phoebe Putney Hospital following a crash in Albany.
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    Dougherty Chief Superior Court Judge Willie Lockette is one of three people at Phoebe Putney Hospital following a crash in Albany.
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  • Fugitive banker, once thought dead, pleads guilty to 3 counts

    Fugitive banker, once thought dead, pleads guilty to 3 counts

    Thursday, June 5 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-06-05 16:49:41 GMT
    STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Fugitive investment banker Aubrey Lee Price, once thought dead, pleads guilty to 3 counts in Georgia fraud case. (Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. ThisMore >>
    Aubrey Lee Price pled guilty to bank, securities and wire fraud. He will be sentenced at a later date. The deal calls for a maximum of 30 years in prison and paying millions in restitution for bank and investor money that was lost.More >>
  • Special Prosecutor will handle gambling case

    Special Prosecutor will handle gambling case

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-06-04 20:08:24 GMT
    Dougherty D.A. Greg Edwards says he will not handle the prosecutions of 14 men arrested in a gambling raid. Edwards recused himself from the case, which resulted in the arrest of former Mayor WillieMore >>
    Dougherty D.A. Greg Edwards says he will not handle the prosecutions of 14 men arrested in a gambling raid. Edwards recused himself and a special prosecutor will be appointed.More >>