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  • Grady County lake construction is behind schedule

    Grady County lake construction is behind schedule

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:55:51 GMT
    Work on an $8.9 million dollar project to build a 960-acre lake in Grady County is progressing slower than hoped. Bad weather has delayed construction on the mile and a quarter long dam that will createMore >>
    Rainy weather has delayed work on a big lake project near Cairo.More >>
  • Kids honor Jackie Robinson in his hometown

    Kids honor Jackie Robinson in his hometown

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:52:08 GMT
    The Jackie Robinson Boys and Girls Club in Cairo honored the man the club is named for Tuesday. Kids and parents played a softball game to commemorate Jackie Robinson Day which marks the anniversary ofMore >>
    As Major League Baseball teams celebrated Jackie Robinson Day, children in Robinson's hometown did too.More >>
  • DCSS transformation infrastructure project kicks off

    DCSS transformation infrastructure project kicks off

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:48:59 GMT
    The Dougherty County School System's technology infrastructure will get a major overhaul before next school year.      The information technology department kicked off the project with an informationalMore >>
    The Dougherty County School System's technology infrastructure will get a major overhaul before next school year.      The information technology department kicked off the project with an informationalMore >>
  • Two children, two adults injured in explosion near Moultrie

    Two children, two adults injured in explosion near Moultrie

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:46:23 GMT
    911 dispatchers have confirmed an explosion near Moultrie with multiple injuries.More >>
    State investigators will look into an explosion that seriously injured four people near Moultrie.More >>
  • More companies to participate in state health benefits

    More companies to participate in state health benefits

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:36:46 GMT
    The Department of Community Health announced it will increase the number of companies participating in the State Health Benefit Plan next year.More >>
    The Department of Community Health announced it will increase the number of companies participating in the State Health Benefit Plan next year.More >>
  • WALB anniversary tour starts Thursday

    WALB anniversary tour starts Thursday

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:10:31 GMT
    WALB News 10 is hitting the road for our 60th anniversary. You might remember this photo from 2004. Yolanda, Dawn, and Ben having fun with the Ladies of the Red Hat Society in Tifton for WALB's 50thMore >>
    WALB News 10 is hitting the road for our 60th anniversary. You might remember this photo from 2004. Yolanda, Dawn, and Ben having fun with the Ladies of the Red Hat Society in Tifton.More >>
  • South Georgians sound off on facebook money transfer idea

    South Georgians sound off on facebook money transfer idea

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:02:29 GMT
    Many people share a lot of personal information on facebook but now there has been talk of the site being used as a banking service to send money to family and friends! More >>
    Many people share a lot of personal information on facebook but now there has been talk of the site being used as a banking service to send money to family and friends! More >>
  • Restaurant turns expansion into art project

    Restaurant turns expansion into art project

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:44:11 GMT
    A Bainbridge restaurant owner turned an expansion project into an art project. Lori Shiver owns Crave in the heart of downtown Bainbridge.More >>
    A Bainbridge restaurant owner turned an expansion project into an art project. Lori Shiver owns Crave in the heart of downtown Bainbridge.More >>
  • Fitzgerald murder sparks need for drug treatment facilities

    Fitzgerald murder sparks need for drug treatment facilities

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:41:29 GMT
    We're learning more about a woman brutally stabbed to death at a Fitzgerald motel. Folks who helped raise Samantha Wheeles say she was a young, bright girl who just ended up going down the wrong path.More >>
    We're learning more about a woman brutally stabbed to death at a Fitzgerald motel. Folks who helped raise Samantha Wheeles say she was a young, bright girl who just ended up going down the wrong path.More >>
  • YMCA holds annual senior health and wellness expo

    YMCA holds annual senior health and wellness expo

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:34:31 GMT
    The YMCA in Thomasville held its annual senior health and wellness expo on Tuesday. More >>
    The YMCA in Thomasville held its annual senior health and wellness expo on Tuesday. More >>
  • Dougherty County man pumps water from his yard

    Dougherty County man pumps water from his yard

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:30:20 GMT
    A Dougherty County homeowner set up a pump of his own to try to move water out of his yard. Last week we showed you water around Wayne Trent's home in the 3900 block of Moultrie Road in South DoughertyMore >>
    A Dougherty County man puts a pump in his driveway, trying to pump standing water out of his yard.More >>
  • Dougherty rain water has little place to go

    Dougherty rain water has little place to go

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:38:07 GMT
    Pumps continue to run in Dougherty County after heavy rains overnight.
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    Pumps continue to run in Dougherty County after heavy rains overnight.
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  • ASU adding online classes through 'eCore'

    ASU adding online classes through 'eCore'

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:35:29 GMT
    Albany State University is making going to college more convenient by adding online courses.The new courses through a program called e-core give students flexibility to complete classes outside the classroom.QualifiedMore >>
    Albany State University is making going to college more convenient by adding online courses.More >>
  • SPD officer arrested

    SPD officer arrested

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:30:33 GMT
    A Sylvester Police Officer was arrested today.  Details coming soon on www.walb.comMore >>
    Investigation Division Commander Lt. Ronnie Graddy said that Officer George Hall was taken into custody by members of the Sylvester Police Department.
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  • Looming tax deadline has filers rushing to Albany tax office

    Looming tax deadline has filers rushing to Albany tax office

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:29:38 GMT
    It now less than six hours before the deadline for everyone to have their income taxes filed. Local tax offices are filled with people who have waited until the last minute to file their returns. TheMore >>
    It now less than six hours before the deadline for everyone to have their income taxes filed. Local tax offices are filled with people who have waited until the last minute to file their returns.More >>
  • Tuition goes up, up, up

    University System of Georgia to keep tuition increases at 2.5%

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:23:23 GMT
    Educators say the new funding will help develop free textbooks.More >>
    The Board of Regents voted to increase tuition for public colleges and universities yet again; 9% at Georgia Tech, 7% at UGA.  Tuition has increased every year since at least 2002 at Georgia's state universities and colleges.More >>
  • Send money through Facebook?

    Send money through Facebook?

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:01:41 GMT
    Many of you share a lot of personal information on Facebook. But would you be comfortable using the site as a banking service to send money to family and friends!      It could happen.  You log into facebookMore >>
    Many of you share a lot of personal information on Facebook. But would you be comfortable using the site as a banking service to send money to family and friends!  More >>
  • 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 >>
  • Giant oak falls after heavy rains

    Giant oak falls after heavy rains

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:51:33 GMT
    A giant oak tree, which is estimated to be far older than the state of Georgia, could not withstand recent heavy rains and bad weight distribution Friday night. The 100-foot-tall tree, estimated to beMore >>
    A giant oak tree, which is estimated to be far older than the state of Georgia, could not withstand recent heavy rains and bad weight distribution Friday night.More >>
  • Ex-teacher faces more charges

    Ex-teacher faces more charges

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:34:15 GMT
    More charges involving child pornography have been filed against a former Dougherty County Middle School teacher, following the preliminary forensic examination of his home computer. Fourteen more countsMore >>
    Fourteen more counts of sexual exploitation of children were filed by the Dougherty County Sheriff's Office against 40 year old Brian Brennan.More >>
  • Professors share overseas teaching experience

    Professors share overseas teaching experience

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:04:12 GMT
    Two Thomas University professors are sharing their experiences teaching in China.More >>
    Two Thomas University professors are sharing their experiences teaching in China.More >>
  • Albany tax business uses pajama party to manage tax day stress

    Albany tax business uses pajama party to manage tax day stress

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:01:19 GMT
    A local tax business has found a unique way to handle the stress that comes on April 15th. Liberty Tax on Oakridge is hosting an all night pajama party Monday. Accountants went to work at 9am, and won'tMore >>
    A local tax business has found a unique way to handle the stress that comes on April 15th. Liberty Tax on Oakridge is hosting an all night pajama party Monday.More >>
  • Theater manager charged with stealing $36,000 from cinema

    Theater manager charged with stealing $36,000 from cinema

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:49:22 GMT
    Police say the man was making false refunds for ticket sales.More >>
    Police say the man was making false refunds for ticket sales.More >>
  • Does Hwy. 82 West need another traffic light?

    Does Lee Co. need another traffic signal?

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:31:57 GMT
    A Lee County man wants to warn you about a dangerous intersection on Highway 82.  His son was injured there last week, a year and a half after his daughter was killed nearby.      Steve Stokes says it'sMore >>
    Steve Stokes says it's time to use common sense and put a traffic light at Hickory Grove Road, to save lives.  His daughter Madison was killed near there in August 2012 when her car was hit by a big truck.More >>
  • Man arrested after trying to snatch girl

    Man arrested after trying to snatch girl

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:24 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:24:39 GMT
    Rosario Pelico is in the Dougherty County jail after authorities say he tried to snatch a 14 year old girl off her bicycle Saturday night. The incident happened on Sanborn Avenue, and officers arrestedMore >>
    Rosario Pelico is in the Dougherty County jail after authorities say he tried to snatch a 14 year old girl off her bicycle Saturday night. More >>
  • Albany Baptist Ministers' Conference to hold communion & Good Friday services

    Albany Baptist Ministers' Conference to hold communion & Good Friday services

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:12:41 GMT
    Members of the Albany Baptist Ministers' Conference are inviting the public to their 2014 Pre-Easter Services.More >>
    Members of the Albany Baptist Ministers' Conference are inviting the public to their 2014 Pre-Easter Services.More >>
  • Wanted Ohio man arrested in Valdosta

    Wanted Ohio man arrested in Valdosta

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:37:40 GMT
    Valdosta Police arrest an Ohio man wanted for Attempted Murder with a Firearm, Felonious Assault with a Firearm and a list of other charges. Valdosta Police arrested Marlin Konce in the 600 block of TroupMore >>
    Valdosta Police arrest an Ohio man wanted for Attempted Murder with a Firearm, Felonious Assault with a Firearm and a list of other charges. Valdosta Police arrested Marlin Konce in the 600 block of TroupMore >>
  • "Career Games" begin at VSU

    "Career Games" begin at VSU

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:29:16 GMT
    A four day event at VSU designed to help students prepare for life after college is now underway at the university. The event is called "The Career Games". It will feature various seminars, gamesMore >>
    A four day event at VSU designed to help students prepare for life after college is now underway at the university. It will feature various seminars, games and activities to encourage students to engage in preparing to get a job after they graduate. 
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  • Deal OKs tax-free weekends

    Deal OKs tax-free weekends

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:21:41 GMT
    The statewide back-to-school and appliance tax-free holiday weekends is extended for two more years. The bill was signed Monday by Governor Nathan Deal. The back to school tax free holiday will save residentsMore >>
    The statewide back-to-school and appliance tax-free holiday weekends is extended for two more years. The bill was signed Monday by Governor Nathan Deal.More >>
  • VHS students reminded of the dangers of drinking and driving

    VHS students reminded of the dangers of drinking and driving

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:19:42 GMT
    Making sure prom night is a safe night. That was the goal of a demonstration at Valdosta High School Monday showing the potentially deadly effects of drinking and driving. The simulated drunk drivingMore >>
    The simulated drunk driving crash at Valdosta High School was about as close to the real thing as possible. It included emergency crews rushing to the scene, a teenage drunk driver getting arrested after causing the crash, several severe injuries and a fatality.More >>
  • Valdosta Restaurant helping Moody Pet Guardian Angel Program

    Valdosta Restaurant helping Moody Pet Guardian Angel Program

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:17:09 GMT
    The Moody Pet Guardian Angels program will be receiving a big donation thanks to a Valdosta restaurant. The Egg & I restaurant will donate 5% of it's net proceeds on Tuesday to the program, whichMore >>
    The Egg & I restaurant will donate 5% of it's net proceeds on Tuesday to the program, which helps find foster homes for pets of deployed Moody Airmen.More >>
  • Bill aimed at easing prison crowding

    Bill aimed at easing prison crowding

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:06:39 GMT
    Some former inmates express their hope that a new law signed by Governor Deal will keep them from going back to prison.   The Prisoner Re-Entry Bill signed by Governor Deal requires inmates to completeMore >>
    The Prisoner Re-Entry Bill signed by Governor Deal requires inmates to complete vocational training and treatment plans while they are incarcerated.More >>
  • Dangerous conditions on lakes, rivers and creeks

    Dangerous conditions on lakes, rivers and creeks

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:57:41 GMT
    Water continues to roar through the Georgia Power dam, creating strong currents and high water levels along the Flint River. Boaters near this dam and the Muckafoone Creek Dam need to use extreme caution,More >>
    Water continues to roar through the Georgia Power dam, creating strong currents and high water levels along the Flint River.More >>
  • Second Harvest gets help with hunger

    Second Harvest gets help with hunger

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:53:59 GMT
    Once the new Second Harvest facility in Thomasville is up and running, it will be able to pump out 10,000 meals a day, and with the signing of a new bill by Governor Deal, thousands of dollars will beMore >>
    Once the new Second Harvest facility in Thomasville is up and running, it will be able to pump out 10,000 meals a day, and with the signing of a new bill by Governor Deal, thousands of dollars will be saved on purchases towards putting a stop to hunger.  
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  • Gov. Deal signs bill extending tax-free holiday weekends

    Gov. Deal signs bill extending tax-free holiday weekends

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:34:02 GMT
    The two-day back-to-school holiday takes place this year on August 1st and 2nd.More >>
    The two-day back-to-school holiday takes place this year on August 1st and 2nd.More >>
  • Downtown is a tough sell to many

    Downtown is a tough sell to many

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:33:55 GMT
    Downtown Albany planners say attracting more residential units in the downtown district will spark revitalization there. But some businesses facing dwindling sales may have to close their doors beforeMore >>
    Downtown Albany planners say attracting more residential units in the downtown district will spark revitalization there. But some businesses facing dwindling sales may have to close their doors before progress moves in.More >>
  • Darton Alumni Association reaches out to business

    Darton Alumni Association reaches out to business

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:55:46 GMT
    The Darton State College Alumni Association has launched a new program, Alumni in the Workplace, to renew connections with alums, and inform them of all the great opportunities and services available throughMore >>
    The Darton State College Alumni Association has launched a new program, Alumni in the Workplace, to renew connections with alums, and inform them of all the great opportunities and services available through the Darton Alumni Association.      More >>
  • VSU conducts 4-day career training

    VSU conducts 4-day career training

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:16 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:16:36 GMT
    Valdosta State University will hold a variety of events and activities that focus on career planning and preparation, internships, job search and networking during the 2014 Career Games, going now throughMore >>
    Valdosta State University will hold a variety of events and activities that focus on career planning and preparation, internships, job search and networking during the 2014 Career Games, going now through Thursday, April 17.More >>
  • Tax day approaching: It's crunch time

    Tax day approaching: It's crunch time

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:43 AM EDT2014-04-14 11:43:20 GMT
    The end is near, tax day will arrive in 24 hours and people are still scrambling to get their last minute paperwork details in. But joining the filing frenzy doesn't have to be a pain. Here are a fewMore >>
    The end is near, tax day will arrive in 24 hours and people are still scrambling to get their last minute paperwork details in. More >>
  • Commissioners to hold public meeting on proposed gas pipeline

    Commissioners to hold public meeting on proposed gas pipeline

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-04-14 02:39:34 GMT
    Folks concerned about a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through Dougherty County can voice their opinions during a meeting on Thursday. The Sabal Trail Transmission Gas pipeline would passMore >>
    Folks concerned about a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through Dougherty County can voice their opinions during a meeting on Thursday. More >>
  • Fitzgerald police confirm woman murdered at Uptown Motel

    Fitzgerald police confirm woman murdered at Uptown Motel

    Sunday, April 13 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-04-14 00:48:34 GMT
    Fitzgerald police are investigating after a woman was found murdered in a motel room. Police haven't released the name yet, but say she was found in room 126 of the Uptown Motel. Right now police don'tMore >>
    Fitzgerald police are investigating after a woman was found murdered in a motel room. Police haven't released the name yet, but say she was found in room 126 of the Uptown Motel.More >>
  • Native American festival wraps up

    Native American festival wraps up

    Sunday, April 13 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-04-13 21:52:10 GMT
    Today was the last day visitors could enjoy the three day Native American Cultural Festival.   Visitors enjoyed dancing, music and education from Native Americans of various nations. Natives from the LakotaMore >>
    Today was the last day visitors could enjoy the three day Native American Cultural Festival.   Visitors enjoyed dancing, music and education from Native Americans of various nations. Natives from the LakotaMore >>
  • Death investigation at Fitzgerald Motel

    Death investigation at Fitzgerald Motel

    Sunday, April 13 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-04-13 21:52:06 GMT
    Police are investigating a death at the Uptown Motel in Fitzgerald. We have very little information at this time, but do know its a woman. Deputy Coroner Jason Holt says the GBI is being called inMore >>
    Police are investigating a death at the Uptown Motel in Fitzgerald. We have very little information at this time, but do know a woman has died.More >>
  • Lets Make A Bid raises money for art museum

    Lets Make A Bid raises money for art museum

    Sunday, April 13 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-04-13 21:42:02 GMT
    Hundreds of callers raised money for the Albany Museum of Art.   The museum hosted their 28th Lets Make A Bid fundraiser. WALB's own Ben Roberts, Jim Wallace and Tara Herrschaft volunteered at the eventMore >>
    Hundreds of callers raised money for the Albany Museum of Art.   The museum hosted their 28th Lets Make A Bid fundraiser. WALB's own Ben Roberts, Jim Wallace and Tara Herrschaft volunteered at the eventMore >>
  • Robert Haynes arrested and charged with aggravated assault

    Robert Haynes arrested and charged with aggravated assault

    Sunday, April 13 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-04-13 21:38:26 GMT
    Fitzgerald Police Chief William Smallwood says Robert Haynes was picked up by the Wilcox County Sheriff's Department on Thursday night. Haynes is now in the Ben Hill County Jail charged with aggravatedMore >>
    Fitzgerald Police Chief William Smallwood says Robert Haynes was picked up by the Wilcox County Sheriff's Department on Thursday night. More >>
  • Termites can cause expensive structural damage

    Termites can cause expensive structural damage

    Sunday, April 13 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-04-13 21:36:25 GMT
    With warmer weather approaching termites can do a lot of damage to your home. Termites can cause over $5 billion in structural damage each year which is more than storms and fires combined. Most termiteMore >>
    With warmer weather approaching termites can do a lot of damage to your home. Termites can cause over $5 billion in structural damage each year which is more than storms and fires combined. Most termiteMore >>
  • Drowning death ruled accidental

    Drowning death ruled accidental

    Sunday, April 13 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-13 21:29:31 GMT
    A 62-year-old man drowned while fishing at Little Ocumulgee State Park this weekend.     The Wheeler County Sheriff says Fred Lamar Drury of Brantley County accidentally drowned while fishing with hisMore >>
    A 62-year-old man drowned while fishing at Little Ocumulgee State Park this weekend.     The Wheeler County Sheriff says Fred Lamar Drury of Brantley County accidentally drowned while fishing with hisMore >>
  • Albany woman wanted for aggravated assault

    Albany woman wanted for aggravated assault

    Sunday, April 13 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-04-13 19:45:40 GMT
    Albany Police need your help finding a woman wanted for aggravated assault. 25-year-old Ladasha Yvette Brown is about 5'6, and has brown eyes and black hair. Police say Brown is wanted for questioningMore >>
    Albany Police need your help finding a woman wanted for aggravated assault. 25-year-old Ladasha Yvette Brown is about 5'6, and has brown eyes and black hair. More >>
  • Delta Sigma Theta hosts Jabberwock contest

    Delta Sigma Theta hosts Jabberwock contest

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:49:46 GMT
    Members of the Albany Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority were vying for the title of Miss Jabberwock and little Miss Jabberwock on Saturday. Its part of a fund raising contest the organizationMore >>
    Members of the Albany Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority were vying for the title of Miss Jabberwock and little Miss Jabberwock on Saturday. More >>
  • Warwick hosts first Jesus and me festival

    Warwick hosts first Jesus and me festival

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:39:24 GMT
    Lots of families spent time outside at the festival in Warwick Saturday. About fourteen churches came together for the first Jesus and Me Festival downtown. There was lots of activities for kids includingMore >>
    Lots of families spent time outside at the festival in Warwick Saturday. About fourteen churches came together for the first Jesus and Me Festival downtown.More >>
  • Warwick drug bust

    Warwick drug bust

    Saturday, April 12 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-04-13 02:50:19 GMT
    Warwick police busted a Florida woman with drugs and paraphernalia during a routine traffic stop Saturday. Officer Spencer Fennell used a tag reader, which showed this woman, Monalisa Gomez had expiredMore >>
    Warwick police busted a Florida woman with drugs and paraphernalia during a routine traffic stop Saturday.More >>
  • Church feeds families in need

    Church feeds families in need

    Saturday, April 12 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-04-12 22:11:12 GMT
    An Albany church is delivering meals to combat hunger in the community.   Sherwood Baptist Church held their food giveaway in East Albany today. Each church member delivered food boxes from the SecondMore >>
    An Albany church is delivering meals to combat hunger in the community.   Sherwood Baptist Church held their food giveaway in East Albany today. Each church member delivered food boxes from the SecondMore >>
  • Kickball tournament raises Autism awareness

    Kickball tournament raises autism awareness

    Saturday, April 12 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-04-12 22:07:04 GMT
    The Albany Advocacy Resource Center is raising Autism Awareness through sports.   They held a kickball tournament today at the YMCA Sports Park on Gillonville Road to celebrate National Autism Month. FiveMore >>
    The Albany Advocacy Resource Center is raising Autism Awareness through sports.   They held a kickball tournament today at the YMCA Sports Park on Gillonville Road to celebrate National Autism Month. FiveMore >>
  • Hundreds of students attend National "MALES" Conference

    Hundreds of students attend National "MALES" Conference

    Saturday, April 12 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-04-12 22:01:52 GMT
    Hundreds of young men from around the state were in Albany today to learn about importance of staying in school.   They attended the 2014 National "MALES" Conference at Albany State University. The eventMore >>
    Hundreds of young men from around the state were in Albany today to learn about importance of staying in school.   They attended the 2014 National "MALES" Conference at Albany State University. The eventMore >>
  • Community "Shred-A-Thon" a success

    Community "Shred-A-Thon" a success

    Saturday, April 12 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-04-12 21:50:13 GMT
    Hundreds of people lined up early for the Community Shred-A-thon.   Cars wrapped around Heritage Bank on Westover Boulevard today. Two trucks were on hand to shred people's old documents like tax records,More >>
    Hundreds of people lined up early for the Community Shred-A-thon.   Cars wrapped around Heritage Bank on Westover Boulevard today. Two trucks were on hand to shred people's old documents like tax records,More >>
  • TVs, guns and more stolen from home

    TVs, guns and more stolen from home

    Saturday, April 12 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-04-12 21:43:02 GMT
    A Dougherty County Woman is hoping police can track down the thieves who stole thousands of dollars worth of electronics and guns from her home.   Pamela Carillo hasn't slept much since her home off LibertyMore >>
    A Dougherty County Woman is hoping police can track down the thieves who stole thousands of dollars worth of electronics and guns from her home.   Pamela Carillo hasn't slept much since her home off LibertyMore >>
  • Big turn out for VLPRA's egg-ceptional egg hunt

    Big turn out for VLPRA's egg-ceptional egg hunt

    Saturday, April 12 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-04-12 21:09:08 GMT
    Dozen of Valdosta and Lowndes County children with special needs hunted for Easter eggs Saturday morning at the Valdosta Lowndes Parks and Rec Authority's egg-ceptional egg hunt. This was the first yearMore >>
    This was the first year the event was held. The children also had an opportunity to have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny and create Easter themed arts and crafts.More >>
  • Valdostans march for babies

    Valdostans march for babies

    Saturday, April 12 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-04-12 21:08:04 GMT
    Hundreds of people from Valdosta and the surrounding area gathered at Mathis City Auditorium Saturday morning to participate in the March of Dimes walk. The March of Dimes organization helps fund researchMore >>
    Hundreds of people from Valdosta and the surrounding area gathered at Mathis City Auditorium Saturday morning to participate in the March of Dimes walk.More >>
  • Native American Festival continues this weekend

    Native American Festival continues this weekend

    Saturday, April 12 2014 6:45 AM EDT2014-04-12 10:45:09 GMT
    The Native American Festival continues Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.More >>
    The Native American Festival continues Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.More >>
  • Downtown outdoor movie series begins

    Downtown outdoor movie series begins

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:53:32 GMT
    The weather was perfect Friday night for some outdoor family entertainment in downtown Albany. The Downtown Manager's Office and the Recreation and Parks Department kicked off its Movies on the FlintMore >>
    The city will show a movie next the Flint River one night a month through July.More >>
  • Political signs can't be in state rights of way

    Political signs can't be in state rights of way

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:50:53 GMT
    The Georgia DOT reminds you that you could be fined or even given jail time for posting political signs in the state rights of way. These signs are posted legally, but the DOT says you can't post signsMore >>
    The Georgia DOT reminds you that you could be fined or even given jail time for posting political signs in the state rights of way. More >>
  • Money raised for ASU scholarships

    Money raised for ASU scholarships

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:48:39 GMT
    The Center for the African American Male held its second annual black-tie event Friday night at Albany State University. It raised money for scholarships to help young black men who do well in DoughertyMore >>
    Young black men will benefit from a formal fundraiser at ASU.More >>
  • Update on Sylvester Downs murder

    Update on Sylvester Downs murder

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:44:21 GMT
    New details on three arrests in the murder of 62-year old Sylvester Downs in Tifton. Police now tell us they tracked down the getaway driver, Consurilla Mayo last week, and she led them to Justin DixonMore >>
    New details on three arrests in the murder of 62-year old Sylvester Downs in Tifton. More >>
  • Fans enjoy sold out Albany concert

    Fans enjoy sold out Albany concert

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:43:29 GMT
    The State Theatre in downtown Albany was packed Friday night with a sellout crowd. Fans enjoyed performances by Highway 55 and Cole Swindell. Swindell is from Terrell County and is making a name for himselfMore >>
    Rising country star Cole Swindell plays a sold out show in Albany.More >>
  • High gas prices have South Georgians taking shorter trips

    High gas prices have South Georgians taking shorter trips

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:34:51 GMT
    Gas prices are going up pretty much every day lately. It's more than just the typical pre-summer travel period increase. When Jewell Stille retired, she couldn't wait to buy an RV. She and her husbandMore >>
    Gas prices are going up pretty much every day lately. It's more than just the typical pre-summer travel period increase.More >>
  • Let's Make a Bid fundraiser is back

    Let's Make a Bid fundraiser is back

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:05:36 GMT
    This is the 29th year for the event which you can watch live on WALB on Sunday.More >>
    This is the 29th year for the event which you can watch live on WALB on Sunday.More >>
  • Preparations begin for Holy Week

    Preparations begin for Holy Week

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-04-12 00:57:04 GMT
    Holy week is coming up. The Ministerial Alliance in Thomas County will hold services every day next week.More >>
    Holy week is coming up. The Ministerial Alliance in Thomas County will hold services every day next week.More >>
  • Widow sends message after fatal crash

    Widow sends message after fatal crash

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:06:31 GMT
    The wife of a man killed in a crash is sending a message to anyone who may think about driving after having a few drinks.        Thursday morning, 22-year-old Alex Hicks and 32-year-old Justin ZombroMore >>
    The wife of a man killed in a crash is sending a message to anyone who may think about driving after having a few drinks.  More >>
  • Community Shred-A-Thon to protect against identity theft

    Community Shred-A-Thon to protect against identity theft

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:04:07 GMT
    Heritage bank will hold their annual community Shred-A-Thon at their location on Westover Boulevard tomorrow.      You can bring your tax records, old check books, and mail to be shredded safely. MoreMore >>
    Heritage bank will hold their annual community Shred-A-Thon at their location on Westover Boulevard tomorrow.      You can bring your tax records, old check books, and mail to be shredded safely. MoreMore >>
  • Animal rescuers needed for busy season

    Animal rescuers needed for busy season

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:00:32 GMT
    It's the beginning of a busy season for animal rescuers.More >>
    It's the beginning of a busy season for animal rescuers.More >>
  • Jesus and Me Fest heads to Warwick

    Jesus and Me Fest heads to Warwick

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:49:50 GMT
    Warwick will host a new Christian festival this weekend.The Jesus and Me Festival will be held in the town square Saturday.It will include several dozen vendors, a parade, and family-friendly activities.OrganizersMore >>
    The Jesus and Me Festival will be held in the town square Saturday.More >>
  • Police need your help finding destructive crook

    Police need your help finding destructive crook

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:43:40 GMT
    It happened again, police are looking for whoever stole a city truck from Thomasville and busted into a Brooks County store.More >>
    It happened again, police are looking for whoever stole a city truck from Thomasville and busted into a Brooks County store.More >>
  • Volunteers, music make a difference in juvenile mentoring program

    Volunteers, music make a difference in juvenile mentoring program

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:38:02 GMT
    The Department of Juvenile Justice officials wants volunteers to work with kids in Regional Youth Detention Centers.More >>
    The Department of Juvenile Justice officials wants volunteers to work with kids in Regional Youth Detention Centers.More >>
  • Witness recalls Crisp Co. chase

    Witness recalls Crisp Co. chase

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:34:49 GMT
    A man we showed you Thursday night being arrested after leading police on a chase in Cordele is still in jail. We're learning more about what happened and his criminal past.Courtney Harden saw it beginMore >>
    A man we showed you Thursday night being arrested after leading police on a chase in Cordele is still in jail. We're learning more about what happened and his criminal past.More >>
  • Phillip Phillips performing at Wild Adventures Saturday

    Phillip Phillips performing at Wild Adventures Saturday

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:13:38 GMT
    South Georgia native Phillip Phillips will be performing at Wild Adventures this weekend. The concert starts at 8 p.m. on Saturday and it is included in park admission. Park officials are expectingMore >>
    The concert starts at 8 p.m. on Saturday and it is included in park admission. Park officials are expecting a big crowd.More >>
  • Chase suspect granted bond

    Chase suspect granted bond

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:11:10 GMT
    A Tift County man charged with killing two people during a high speed chase five months ago is still in jail but he could now go free if he comes up with bond money. Tim Rutland was granted a $150,000More >>
    A Tift County man charged with killing two people during a high speed chase last fall is given a bond after he was transferred to Berrien CountyMore >>
  • Native American Cultural Festival kicks off

    Native American Cultural Festival kicks off

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:16:46 GMT
    The annual three-day Native American Cultural Festival is underway at Chehaw. The festival's first day was filled with education, excitement, style and dancing that all ages could enjoy.  Their dancing,More >>
    The festival's first day was filled with education, excitement, style and dancing that all ages could enjoy.  Their dancing, their colorful dress,  and their drumbeats highlight the culture of these Native Americans.More >>
  • Cole Swindell hits the green ahead of concert performance

    Cole Swindell hits the green ahead of concert performance

    Friday, April 11 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-04-11 20:14:47 GMT
    Country music star Cole Swindell played some golf Friday as part of the Crosshanded Classic.More >>
    Country music star Cole Swindell played some golf Friday as part of the Crosshanded Classic.More >>
  • Lowndes Co. Humane Society to hold cat adoption event Saturday

    Lowndes Co. Humane Society to hold cat adoption event Saturday

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-04-11 19:59:14 GMT
    The Lowndes County Humane Society may not be overwhelmed with cats now, but as they get more and more cats coming in they need people to come out and adopt the cats. Otherwise, they will get overwhelmed.More >>
    The Lowndes County Humane Society may not be overwhelmed with cats now, but as they get more and more cats coming in they need people to come out and adopt the cats.More >>
  • U.S. Senate candidate visits Valdosta

    U.S. Senate candidate visits Valdosta

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-04-11 19:39:11 GMT
    One of the candidates hoping to win Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss's U.S. Senate seat was in Valdosta Friday. Karen Handel held a meet and greet breakfast at the Courtyard Marriott hotel. Handel saysMore >>
    Karen Handel held a meet and greet breakfast at the Courtyard Marriott hotel. Handel says she's looking forward to working on maintaining Georgia's military bases, including Moody Air Force Base.More >>
  • Two Albany men indicted for felonies

    Two Albany men indicted for felonies

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-04-11 19:34:38 GMT
    The Dougherty District Attorney says he will seek the maximum prison penalty against an Albany man indicted this week for trafficking cocaine.   Police arrested Vincent Williams after they say he led officersMore >>
    The DA will seek the maximum prison penalty against Vincent Williams for trafficking cocaine.  Prosecutors say Gary Potter intentionally hit two people with his car outside Coach's Bar and Grill.More >>
  • Valdosta family displaced by late morning house fire

    Valdosta family displaced by late morning house fire

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-04-11 19:32:15 GMT
    A family a of five in Valdosta is staying with relatives tonight after their house was severely damaged in a fire Friday morning. The fire broke out just after 11. A neighbor walking down the streetMore >>
    The fire broke out just after 11. A neighbor walking down the street saw the flames and called 911.More >>
  • Police arrest three on drug charges

    Police arrest three on drug charges

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:35:51 GMT
    Two wanted men and one woman face drug and other charges after Sylvester Police found and arrested them Thursday. Timothy Paul Polk, 27, is charged with use of communication to sell drugs, sale and possessionMore >>
    Two wanted men and one woman face drug and other charges after Sylvester Police found and arrested them Thursday. Timothy Paul Polk, 27, is charged with use of communication to sell drugs, sale and possessionMore >>
  • WALB News 10 hitting the road for 60th anniversary

    WALB News 10 hitting the road for 60th anniversary

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:52:23 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 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 Georgia.More >>
  • Movies on the Flint starts tonight

    Movies on the Flint starts tonight

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-04-11 13:12:14 GMT
    The City of Albany Downtown Manager's Office, along with the Recreation & Parks Department is kicking off the Movie on the Flint Series. The event will kick off on Friday, April 11th at 7:00 p.m. in theMore >>
    The City of Albany Downtown Manager's Office, along with the Recreation & Parks Department is kicking off the Movie on the Flint Series. The event will kick off on Friday, April 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the Riverfront Park with the popular "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" as the movie for the night.More >>
  • Native American Festival will draw hundreds

    Native American Festival will draw hundreds

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:58 AM EDT2014-04-11 12:58:23 GMT
    Chehaw will have nearly a thousand new visitors. Today they're kicking off their 2 day Native American Festival. Organizers say they are looking forward to seeing people come out and celebrate one ofMore >>
    Chehaw will have nearly a thousand new visitors. Today they're kicking off their two day Native American Festival.More >>
  • Car wash to benefit woman who needs kidney transplant

    Car wash to benefit woman who needs kidney transplant

    Saturday, April 5 2014 7:05 AM EDT2014-04-05 11:05:03 GMT
    Institutional First Baptist Church is organizing a car wash to help her out with surgery expenses.More >>
    Institutional First Baptist Church is organizing a car wash to help her out with surgery expenses.More >>
  • Haralson funeral route announced

    Haralson funeral route announced

    Thursday, March 6 2014 12:32 PM EST2014-03-06 17:32:11 GMT
    The Cordele Crisp County Chamber of Commerce asks all businesses, individuals, and organizations to lower flags to half-staff until Friday at midnight, in honor of Sheriff Donnie Haralson. The Crisp CountyMore >>
    The Cordele Crisp County Chamber of Commerce asks that flags fly at half-staff until Friday at midnight, as the funeral route for Sheriff Donnie Haralson is published.More >>
  • Crisp Co. grieves for sheriff

    Crisp Co. grieves for sheriff

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 5:20 PM EST2014-03-05 22:20:34 GMT
    Hearts are heavy in Cordele and Crisp County, as people remember Sheriff Donnie Haralson, who will be remembered as a family man who worked hard to serve his community and is leaving behind a lasting legacy. "IMore >>
    Hearts are heavy in Cordele and Crisp County, as people remember Sheriff Donnie Haralson, who will be remembered as a family man who worked hard to serve his community and is leaving behind a lasting legacy.More >>
  • Crisp Co. mourns sheriff; funeral announced

    Crisp Co. mourns sheriff; funeral announced

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 5:19 PM EST2014-03-05 22:19:01 GMT
    Law enforcement agencies have lowered their flags to half staff following the death of Sheriff Donnie Haralson, who died Tuesday night after a decade-long fight with cancer.   Haralson was the longest-servingMore >>
    Law enforcement agencies have lowered their flags to half staff following the death of Sheriff Donnie Haralson, who died Tuesday night after a decade-long fight with cancer.More >>
  • Sheriff Donnie Haralson passes

    Sheriff Donnie Haralson passes

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 5:17 PM EST2014-03-05 22:17:28 GMT
    Crisp County Sheriff Donnie Haralson has died after a decade-long battle with cancer. Haralson began his professional career in 1977 with the Cordele Police Department as a police officer, and then eventuallyMore >>
    Beloved, long-time Crisp County Sheriff Donnie Haralson died after fighting cancer for a decade.More >>
  • Special Report: A decade without justice for Ginny Crisler

    Special Report: A decade without justice for Ginny Crisler

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 6:05 PM EST2014-02-26 23:05:09 GMT
    It's been nearly a decade since a mother of three was killed by a hit and run driver in the parking lot of a Northwest Albany shopping center. The driver has never been caught.   The family of Ginny CrislerMore >>
    It's been nearly a decade since a mother of three was killed by a hit and run driver in the parking lot of a Northwest Albany shopping center. The driver has never been caught.   The family of Ginny Crisler and the investigators who took over the case believe someone knows who that driver is, and it's past time to come forward.More >>
  • Special Report: Looking down the barrel of a gun

    Special Report: Looking down the barrel of a gun

    Thursday, February 13 2014 6:31 PM EST2014-02-13 23:31:03 GMT
    Working as a store clerk can be a very dangerous job. They never know who will walk into their store, or who will pull out a gun. Now some are taking measures to protect themselves.   Just two months ago,More >>
    Working as a store clerk can be a very dangerous job. They never know who will walk into their store, or who will pull out a gun. Now some are taking measures to protect themselves.More >>
  • Special Report: Sochi Bound

    Special Report: Sochi Bound

    Thursday, February 6 2014 3:51 PM EST2014-02-06 20:51:21 GMT
    Olympic competition is underway in Sochi.      While you may be gearing up to cheer on Team USA from your living room, a Dougherty County couple will on our athletes in person.      They are SochiMore >>
    Olympic competition is underway in Sochi.  While you may be gearing up to cheer on Team USA from your living room, a Dougherty County couple will on our athletes in person.   
    More >>
  • Special Report: Murder trails gone cold

    Special Report: When a case goes cold

    Thursday, February 6 2014 9:26 AM EST2014-02-06 14:26:07 GMT
    When a case grows cold it begs the question- will a killer ever be brought to justice? New technology is making that easier but it's often the determination of an investigator who refuses to give up onMore >>
    When a case grows cold it begs the question- will a killer ever be brought to justice? New technology is making that easier but it's often the determination of an investigator who refuses to give up on a case - no matter how difficult or how old.More >>
  • Special Report: Women Packing Heat

    Special Report: Women Packing Heat

    Monday, February 3 2014 6:05 PM EST2014-02-03 23:05:03 GMT
    Ann Ethridge keeps her gun close by, so she spends time practicing her shot. "You know a lot of things have been happening, break-ins, shootings, violence," she said.In 1997, Ethridge surprised a burglarMore >>
    One gun seller says the number of women buying guns has gone up 60 to 70 percent. The gun industry now caters to females.More >>
  • Special Report: Identity theft nightmare

    Special Report: Identity theft nightmare

    Thursday, January 30 2014 6:02 PM EST2014-01-30 23:02:06 GMT
    Cassenda Nelson says it is both a physical and mental challenge everyday to get her mail.  Since 2008 she says being a victim of identity fraud has made her and her four kids life a nightmare.   "My son,More >>
    Cassenda Nelson says it is both a physical and mental challenge everyday to get her mail.  Since 2008 she says being a victim of identity fraud has made her and her four kids life a nightmare.   "My son,More >>
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