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  • SWGA summer feeding programs

    SWGA summer feeding programs

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:21:25 GMT
    Summer feeding program (Source: WALB)Summer feeding program (Source: WALB)
    Summer feeding program (Source: WALB)Summer feeding program (Source: WALB)

    Organizations, churches, and others across southwest Georgia now have summer feeding programs available. While most students are happy to be out of school for the summer, some go hungry when they don't have two guaranteed meals that they would normally receive from their schools.

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    Organizations, churches, and others across southwest Georgia now have summer feeding programs available. While most students are happy to be out of school for the summer, some go hungry when they don't have two guaranteed meals that they would normally receive from their schools.

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  • Library offering thousands of free books

    Library offering thousands of free books

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:18:06 GMT
    MyON and Worth County Libraries are offering thousands of free books for the summer.MyON and Worth County Libraries are offering thousands of free books for the summer.
    MyON and Worth County Libraries are offering thousands of free books for the summer.MyON and Worth County Libraries are offering thousands of free books for the summer.

    "Our sole purpose is to keep our kids reading this summer," said Leigh Wiley the Director of the Worth County Library System. Because of one partnership, this is exactly what the Magaret Jones Public Library is doing. 

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    "Our sole purpose is to keep our kids reading this summer," said Leigh Wiley the Director of the Worth County Library System. Because of one partnership, this is exactly what the Magaret Jones Public Library is doing. 

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  • DCSS honors school bus drivers with end of the year celebration

    DCSS honors school bus drivers with end of the year celebration

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-05-19 03:39:28 GMT
    Over 100 Dougherty County bus drivers attended a luncheon held by the school district Friday. (Source: WALB)Over 100 Dougherty County bus drivers attended a luncheon held by the school district Friday. (Source: WALB)
    Over 100 DOCO bus drivers attended a luncheon held by the school district Friday. (Source: WALB)Over 100 DOCO bus drivers attended a luncheon held by the school district Friday. (Source: WALB)

    As Dougherty County school bus drivers made their last routes for the school year, the school district honored them for their hard work. 

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    As Dougherty County school bus drivers made their last routes for the school year, the school district honored them for their hard work. 

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  • Dougherty Co. schools prepare for graduation ceremonies

    Dougherty Co. schools prepare for graduation ceremonies

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:24 PM EDT2018-05-19 03:24:27 GMT
    The Dougherty County School System will hold all three graduations on Saturday. (Source: WALB)The Dougherty County School System will hold all three graduations on Saturday. (Source: WALB)
    DOCO Schools will hold all three graduations on Saturday. (Source: WALB)DOCO Schools will hold all three graduations on Saturday. (Source: WALB)

    With three Dougherty County public high school graduations happening Saturday, leaders said there a few things graduation goers should know. 

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    With three Dougherty County public high school graduations happening Saturday, leaders said there a few things graduation goers should know. 

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  • 21 DCSS students graduate with college degrees, certificates ahead of HS diploma

    21 DCSS students graduate with college degrees, certificates ahead of HS diploma

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:14:51 GMT
    Albany Tech students celebrating their graduation.  (Source: WALB)Albany Tech students celebrating their graduation. (Source: WALB)
    DCO high school seniors graduating with associate degrees and certificates. (Source: WALB)DCO high school seniors graduating with associate degrees and certificates. (Source: WALB)

    Some Dougherty County students will not only cross the stage with a diploma but with associate's degrees and certificates from surrounding colleges during graduation this weekend. 

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    Some Dougherty County students will not only cross the stage with a diploma but with associate's degrees and certificates from surrounding colleges during graduation this weekend. 

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  • New splash park to open just in time for summer

    New splash park to open just in time for summer

    Monday, May 14 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:57:42 GMT
    The new Splash Park is set to open in time for summer.The new Splash Park is set to open in time for summer.
    The new Splash Park is set to open in time for summer.The new Splash Park is set to open in time for summer.

    Chehaw Park has a new way for you to cool down this summer. The new Splash Park is set to open just in time to beat the heat. 

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    Chehaw Park has a new way for you to cool down this summer. The new Splash Park is set to open just in time to beat the heat. 

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  • Summer of science at Thronateeska Heritage Center

    Summer of science at Thronateeska Heritage Center

    Saturday, May 12 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-05-12 21:21:37 GMT
    Patti Howell. (Source: WALB)Patti Howell. (Source: WALB)

    One destination in Albany is working to keep your children learning and having fun through the summer. The Thronateeska Heritage Center continued Summer Science Saturday's. One Saturday a month, children can do activities aimed to boost their interest in science.  Albany Recreation and Parks sponsored today's arts and crafts at the center. 

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    One destination in Albany is working to keep your children learning and having fun through the summer. The Thronateeska Heritage Center continued Summer Science Saturday's. One Saturday a month, children can do activities aimed to boost their interest in science.  Albany Recreation and Parks sponsored today's arts and crafts at the center. 

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  • South GA Graduations, 2018

    South GA Graduations, 2018

    Congrats graduates! (Source: Pablo)Congrats graduates! (Source: Pablo)
    It's graduation season (Source: Pablo)It's graduation season (Source: Pablo)

    It's almost that time. The end of the school year is fast approaching. Here are the last days of school and graduation dates for the school systems in our viewing area.

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    It's almost that time. The end of the school year is fast approaching. Here are the last days of school and graduation dates for the school systems in our viewing area.

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  • LIST: Movies in the Park

    LIST: Movies in the Park

    Thursday, May 10 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-05-10 17:03:04 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)

    The Albany Recreation & Parks is sponsoring the following movies this summer...

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    The Albany Recreation & Parks is sponsoring the following movies this summer...

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  • Make it a day trip and find your summer adventure at Six Flags Over GA

    Make it a day trip and find your summer adventure at Six Flags Over GA

    Thursday, May 10 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-05-10 16:54:32 GMT
    Blue Hawk super coaster at Six Flags Over Georgia (Source: Six Flags Over Georgia website)Blue Hawk super coaster at Six Flags Over Georgia (Source: Six Flags Over Georgia website)
    Blue Hawk super coaster at Six Flags Over Georgia (Source: Six Flags Over Georgia website)Blue Hawk super coaster at Six Flags Over Georgia (Source: Six Flags Over Georgia website)

    Summer is just around the corner and whether you're looking to spend a day with your family or trying to find a fun trip to enjoy the summer sun, Six Flags Over Georgia is only a few hours away. 

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    Summer is just around the corner and whether you're looking to spend a day with your family or trying to find a fun trip to enjoy the summer sun, Six Flags Over Georgia is only a few hours away. 

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  • Second Harvest of South Georgia preparing summer feeding program

    Second Harvest of South Georgia preparing summer feeding program

    Monday, May 7 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-05-08 03:58:24 GMT
    Second Harvest said one in every three South Georgia children are food insecure. (Source: WALB)Second Harvest said one in every three South Georgia children are food insecure. (Source: WALB)
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    Second Harvest of South Georgia is now preparing to feed 3,000 to 4,000 kids summer meals when school is out.  

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    Second Harvest of South Georgia is now preparing to feed 3,000 to 4,000 kids summer meals when school is out.  

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  • South Georgia Weekend Community Tour

    South Georgia Weekend Community Tour

    WALB News 10 is hitting the road to bring you the news from your town on our South Georgia Weekend Community Tour.

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    WALB News 10 is hitting the road to bring you the news from your town on our South Georgia Weekend Community Tour.

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    Get the latest First Alert Weather forecasts, outlooks, and stories for Albany, Valdosta, Thomasville, Moultrie, Tifton, and all of South Georgia. Download the WALB First Alert Weather app and watch Meteorologists Yolanda Amadeo, Chris Zelman, and Andrew Gorton.

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