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  • Pres. Carter calls for peace in Gaza and helps Boys & Girls Club

    Pres. Carter calls for peace in Gaza and helps Boys & Girls Club

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:19 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:19:41 GMT
    President Carter is calling on Israel to withdraw troops from the Gaza Strip.More >>
    President Carter is calling on Israel to withdraw troops from the Gaza Strip.More >>
  • City leaders approve sewer lines into County

    City leaders approve sewer lines into County

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:10:00 GMT
    City commissioners agree to extend water and sewer lines into the county at the request of a fast food chain.More >>
    City commissioners agree to extend water and sewer lines into the county at the request of a fast food chain.More >>
  • Public housing flat rent increase

    Public housing flat rent increase

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:07:09 GMT
    Dan McCarthy, Executive Director Dan McCarthy, Executive Director
    Some Albany public housing residents will soon see an increase in their rent.More >>
    Some Albany public housing residents will soon see an increase in their rent.More >>
  • No millage rate increase in Albany

    No millage rate increase in Albany

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:54:07 GMT
    Good news for Albany property owners. The city won't raise your taxes this year. More >>
    Good news for Albany property owners. The city won't raise your taxes this year. More >>
  • Fullerton says race isn't over against Ealum

    Fullerton says race isn't over against Ealum

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:53:44 GMT
    Carol Fullerton says while she lost to Darrel Ealum for Georgia's House District 153 seat, she doesn't feel the race is over.More >>
    Carol Fullerton says while she lost to Darrel Ealum for Georgia's House District 153 seat, she doesn't feel the race is over.More >>
  • City leaders assign two assistant city manager positions

    City leaders assign two assistant city manager positions

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:51:16 GMT
    Stephen Collier, Interim Assistant City Manager for Utilities Stephen Collier, Interim Assistant City Manager for Utilities
    At Tuesday night's City Commission meeting, commissioners officially promoted Stephen Collier to the new position of Interim Assistant City Manager for Utilities, essentially what used to be General Manager of WG&L. More >>
    At Tuesday night's City Commission meeting, commissioners officially promoted Stephen Collier to the new position of Interim Assistant City Manager for Utilities, essentially what used to be General Manager of WG&L. More >>
  • City leaders need time to consider proposed powers for city manager

    City leaders need time to consider proposed powers for city manager

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:45:47 GMT
    Mayor Dorothy HubbardMayor Dorothy Hubbard
    City leaders say they need more time to consider proposed new powers for the city manager. City commissioners tabled a charter change that would make the City Manager the General Manager of the Albany Water, Gas and Light Commission. More >>
    City leaders say they need more time to consider proposed new powers for the city manager. City commissioners tabled a charter change that would make the City Manager the General Manager of the Albany Water, Gas and Light Commission. More >>
  • Aircraft company announces business proposal to create 100 jobs

    Aircraft company announces business proposal to create 100 jobs

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:41:39 GMT
    Payne Hughes, Thrush PresidentPayne Hughes, Thrush President
    A major expansion at an Albany aircraft company could create 100 new jobs. City officials are waiting on paperwork from the Economic Development Commission before taking a final vote on whether to give $200,000 to Thrush Aircraft.More >>
    A major expansion at an Albany aircraft company could create 100 new jobs. City officials are waiting on paperwork from the Economic Development Commission before taking a final vote on whether to give $200,000 to Thrush Aircraft.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 >>
  • Phinazee takes school board seat

    Phinazee takes school board seat

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:34:40 GMT
    Dean Phinazee has taken the Dougherty County School Board seat for District 6, defeating Princess Milledge,  618 to 498. More >>
    Dean Phinazee has taken the Dougherty County School Board seat for District 6, defeating Princess Milledge,  618 to 498. More >>
  • Ealum defeats Fullerton for House District 153 seat

    Ealum defeats Fullerton for House District 153 seat

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:50:00 GMT
    Georgia's House District 153 seat will be filled by challenger Darrell Ealum, who defeated incumbent Carol Fullerton, 2,118 to 1,943.More >>
    Georgia's House District 153 seat will be filled by challenger Darrell Ealum, who defeated incumbent Carol Fullerton, 2,118 to 1,943.More >>
  • Ealum, Fullerton watch election updates on WALB.com

    Ealum, Fullerton watch election updates on WALB.com

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:54:46 GMT
    Dougherty County candidates are monitoring WALB.com and the WALB News 10 mobile app for election results, as absentee ballots and early votes have just finished being counted.More >>
    Dougherty County candidates are monitoring WALB.com and the WALB News 10 mobile app for election results, as absentee ballots and early votes have just finished being counted.More >>
  • Construction is going smooth on new Colquitt H.S.

    Construction is going smooth on new Colquitt H.S.

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:53:47 GMT
    Construction on the new Colquitt County High school is on schedule to be finished August 2015. More >>
    Construction on the new Colquitt County High school is on schedule to be finished August 2015. More >>
  • Indiana officer to keep job after pushing over man in wheelchair

    Indiana officer to keep job after pushing over man in wheelchair

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:04:40 GMT
    Shocking video released by police in Indiana that went viral online sparked outrage after footage showed an officer toppling over a man in his wheelchair.More >>
    Shocking video released by police in Indiana that went viral online sparked outrage after footage showed an officer toppling over a man in his wheelchair.More >>
  • TU welcomes "seasoned" students in to audit courses

    TU welcomes "seasoned" students in to audit courses

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:49:35 GMT
    Folks 65 and older can now audit classes free of charge at Thomas University.More >>
    Folks 65 and older can now audit classes free of charge at Thomas University.More >>
  • Students offered smart snacks at school

    Students offered smart snacks at school

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:49:11 GMT
    Students can expect healthier snacks when they head back to school.More >>
    Students can expect healthier snacks when they head back to school.More >>
  • Pecan grower concerns sweeping south Georgia

    Pecan grower concerns sweeping south Georgia

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:43:20 GMT
    Pecan tree leaves are dropping earlier than usual in orchards and small groves around south Georgia, causing grove folks to scratch their heads.More >>
    Pecan tree leaves are dropping earlier than usual in orchards and small groves around south Georgia, causing grove folks to scratch their heads.More >>
  • Valdosta florist helps bring smiles to South Georgia seniors

    Valdosta florist helps bring smiles to South Georgia seniors

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:38:28 GMT
    Around 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, 135 bouquets of flowers were delivered to the Fellowship assisted living center and nursing home in Brooks County...and so were the smiles.More >>
    Around 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, 135 bouquets of flowers were delivered to the Fellowship assisted living center and nursing home in Brooks County...and so were the smiles.More >>
  • Colquitt woman catches home burglars in the act

    Colquitt woman catches home burglars in the act

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:27:49 GMT
    A Colquitt County woman confronts a burglar at her home.More >>
    A Colquitt County woman confronts a burglar at her home.More >>
  • Woman attacked with garden implement

    Woman attacked with garden implement

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:21:52 GMT
    A Colquitt County woman was hit with a garden tool after she refused to give her ex-husband a ride.More >>
    A Colquitt County woman was hit with a garden tool after she refused to give her ex-husband a ride.More >>
  • Albany ballpark concession stand burglarized

    Albany ballpark concession stand burglarized

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:21:22 GMT
    Albany Police are investigating a burglary at the Gordon Ball Park concession stand. Someone pried open the steel roll up window cover and stole ten cases of soft drinks sometime over the weekend. BasedMore >>
    Police say 10 cases of soft drinks were stolen from the Gordon Softball Park concession stand.More >>
  • Mother relieved after scary golf cart accident

    Mother relieved after scary golf cart accident

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:51:06 GMT
    A Cordele mother has a warning tonight to parents who let their kids drive golf carts and ATV's. She says she'll be lot stricter after four kids were hurt in a golf cart accident last night.More >>
    A Cordele mother has a warning tonight to parents who let their kids drive golf carts and ATV's. She says she'll be lot stricter after four kids were hurt in a golf cart accident last night.More >>
  • Valdosta will deal with 'noise'

    Valdosta will deal with 'noise'

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:29:52 GMT
    The city council is scheduled to vote Thursday whether to amend the city-wide ordinance to increase the distance noise is allowed to travel without being a violation, among other changes.More >>
    The city council is scheduled to vote Thursday whether to amend the city-wide ordinance to increase the distance noise is allowed to travel without being a violation, among other changes.More >>
  • Preparing your home for severe weather

    Preparing your home for severe weather

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:25:12 GMT
    How can you protect your home from a lightning strike? It's a question many of you may have asked this week after a lightning strike sparked a huge fire that destroyed an Albany home. More >>
    How can you protect your home from a lightning strike? It's a question many of you may have asked this week after a lightning strike sparked a huge fire that destroyed an Albany home. More >>
  • East Dougherty County mobile home fire ruled arson

    East Dougherty County mobile home fire ruled arson

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:17:32 GMT
     Even though the mobile home had no value, arson investigators say the fire posed a danger. And they are trying to find out who set it.More >>
     Even though the mobile home had no value, arson investigators say the fire posed a danger. And they are trying to find out who set it.More >>
  • Water pressure needs for Albany's future

    Water pressure needs for Albany's future

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:10:57 GMT
    Sunday night Albany firefighters called for increased water pressure while fighting a huge fire on North Gate Road, something city officials want to make sure is available whenever needed.More >>
    Sunday night Albany firefighters called for increased water pressure while fighting a huge fire on North Gate Road, something city officials want to make sure is available whenever needed.More >>
  • Still voting at 92...

    Still voting at 92...

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:03:41 GMT
    There was a steady stream of voters at precincts in Dougherty County Tuesday. One of those voters was 92-year-old Christine Wrenn.More >>
    There was a steady stream of voters at precincts in Dougherty County Tuesday. One of those voters was 92-year-old Christine Wrenn.More >>
  • Mother tapes mouth of 2-year-old son with down syndrome

    Mother tapes mouth of 2-year-old son with down syndrome

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:29:40 GMT
    Officials at Georgia Regents University Hospital have filed charges against a young mother who taped the mouth of her 2-year-old son, who was born with Down syndrome.More >>
    Officials at Georgia Regents University Hospital have filed charges against a young mother who taped the mouth of her 2-year-old son, who was born with Down syndrome.More >>
  • Body found hanging in Brooks County

    Body found hanging in Brooks County

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:45:42 GMT
    Steve Turner, GBI Special Agent in Charge, reports that the body of a man was found hanging from a tree this morning in Quitman, at 903 West Hill Street.More >>
    Steve Turner, GBI Special Agent in Charge, reports that the body of a man was found hanging from a tree this morning in Quitman, at 903 West Hill Street.More >>
  • Miss Georgia visits Phoebe NICU

    Miss Georgia visits Phoebe NICU

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:41:53 GMT
    Miss Georgia dropped by Albany Tuesday morning to visit babies at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.More >>
    Miss Georgia dropped by Albany Tuesday morning to visit babies at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.More >>
  • Giant snake caught in Columbus

    Giant snake caught in Columbus

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:36:39 GMT
    Snake experts from Jarrod's Affordable Wildlife Eviction caught a python that was between 10 and 11 feet long, Saturday in North Columbus.  It seems the snake was kept as a pet, and got away from itsMore >>
    Snake experts from Jarrod's Affordable Wildlife Eviction caught a python that was between 10 and 11 feet long, Saturday in North Columbus.More >>
  • GOP voters in Ga. to decide Senate nominee

    GOP voters in Ga. to decide Senate nominee

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:20:06 GMT
    ATLANTA (AP) - Republican voters in Georgia will finally select their Senate nominee Tuesday after a bruising nine-week runoff. Voters will be heading to the polls to decide between U.S. Rep. Jack KingstonMore >>
    Republican voters in Georgia will finally select their Senate nominee Tuesday after a bruising nine-week runoff.More >>
  • Possible arson fire in Dougherty County

    Possible arson fire in Dougherty County

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:43:02 GMT
    An arson investigator is looking into a suspicious fire just outside Albany.More >>
    An arson investigator is looking into a suspicious fire just outside Albany.More >>
  • Harveys set to kick off hunger relief program

    Harveys set to kick off hunger relief program

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:54:11 GMT
    Alton Marcus, District DirectorAlton Marcus, District Director
    A South Georgia grocery store wants you to help fight childhood hunger. Harvey's will soon kick off their Summer Backpack Hunger Relief Program. More >>
    A South Georgia grocery store wants you to help fight childhood hunger. Harvey's will soon kick off their Summer Backpack Hunger Relief Program. More >>
  • Thieves caught on camera breaking into car

    Thieves caught on camera breaking into car

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:49:44 GMT
    Two thieves are caught on surveillance breaking into a car in the Huntingdon Subdivision in Lee County. It was one of more than a dozen car break-ins early Friday morning in the neighborhood. More >>
    Two thieves are caught on surveillance breaking into a car in the Huntingdon Subdivision in Lee County. It was one of more than a dozen car break-ins early Friday morning in the neighborhood. More >>
  • Vietnam Vet starts hunger strike against VA clinic, currently in hospice

    Vietnam Vet starts hunger strike against VA clinic, currently in hospice

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:44:08 GMT
    Willie Ross, Vietnam VeteranWillie Ross, Vietnam Veteran
    An Albany Vietnam Veteran says he's starting a hunger strike Monday. The VA did take care of some of Willie Ross's complaints, but he says he still wants to bring attention to problems with the VA. More >>
    An Albany Vietnam Veteran says he's starting a hunger strike Monday. The VA did take care of some of Willie Ross's complaints, but he says he still wants to bring attention to problems with the VA. More >>
  • Questions of police procedure, force surround death of NY man

    Questions of police procedure, force surround death of NY man

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:17:21 GMT
    Authorities in New York are investigating this arrest that left a man dead in police custody.More >>
    Authorities in New York are investigating this arrest that left a man dead in police custody.More >>
  • Investigation into Lee Co. auto break-ins continue

    Investigation into Lee Co. auto break-ins continue

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:45:06 GMT
    Lee County authorities are still working to track down the thieves who broke into a dozen vehicles.More >>
    Lee County authorities are still working to track down the thieves who broke into a dozen vehicles.More >>
  • Worth schools adds extra security for students

    Worth schools adds extra security for students

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:44:34 GMT
    Over the summer, Worth County Schools added extra security features to all schools.More >>
    Over the summer, Worth County Schools added extra security features to all schools.More >>
  • Study causes speed limit changes on U.S. 84

    Study causes speed limit changes on U.S. 84

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:40:51 GMT
    Speed limit signs now read 65 instead of 55 miles per hour.More >>
    Speed limit signs now read 65 instead of 55 miles per hour.More >>
  • Westover High students surprised with $20,000 scholarship

    Westover High students surprised with $20,000 scholarship

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:30:56 GMT
    17-year old Laura McCurdy was surprised by her family and teachers Monday, telling her she won a $20,000 scholarship.More >>
    17-year old Laura McCurdy was surprised by her family and teachers Monday, telling her she won a $20,000 scholarship.More >>
  • Family counts blessings after fire destroys home

    Family counts blessings after fire destroys home

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:29:03 GMT
    .Monday as  they went through the charred rubble Jimbo and Kay Pace showed incredible courage as they picked through the remains of their home.More >>
    .Monday as  they went through the charred rubble Jimbo and Kay Pace showed incredible courage as they picked through the remains of their home.More >>
  • Scammer gets a cop on the phone

    Scammer gets a cop on the phone

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:26:30 GMT
    Scammers claiming to be from a popular sweepstakes tried to pick on the wrong person. They called a Thomas County sheriff's captain. Scammers are always out there ready to prey on their next victim butMore >>
    Scammers claiming to be from a popular sweepstakes tried to pick on the wrong person. More >>
  • Air conditioner used by thief in break in

    Air conditioner used by thief in break in

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:24:59 GMT
    The crook broke through the air conditioning duct work in the back of the store early Monday morning, slipping through a vent inside the store.More >>
    The crook broke through the air conditioning duct work in the back of the store early Monday morning, slipping through a vent inside the store.More >>
  • Kingston, Perdue make last minute stops before election day

    Kingston, Perdue make last minute stops before election day

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:14:30 GMT
    Congressman Jack Kingston and his opponent David Perdue made stops across south Georgia Monday ahead of Tuesday's runoff election.More >>
    Congressman Jack Kingston and his opponent David Perdue made stops across south Georgia Monday ahead of Tuesday's runoff election.More >>
  • Other counties could soon be dumping trash at Dougherty Co. landfill

    Other counties could soon be dumping trash at Dougherty Co. landfill

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:13:30 GMT
    On Monday, commissioners gave the go ahead to open to door to enter into contracts with other counties and contractors who want to dump trash at the landfill.County Chairman Jeff Sinyard says this could help generate more revenue for the county.He says the landfill has a 30 year life span that has fixed costs that have to be paid for, and if other counties were interested this could help take the burden off of taxpayers.“It only makes sense if one particular county has a strength in one area ...More >>
    On Monday, commissioners gave the go ahead to open to door to enter into contracts with other counties and contractors who want to dump trash at the landfill.County Chairman Jeff Sinyard says this could help generate more revenue for the county.He says the landfill has a 30 year life span that has fixed costs that have to be paid for, and if other counties were interested this could help take the burden off of taxpayers.“It only makes sense if one particular county has a strength in one area ...More >>
  • MillerCoors Receives Seven Seals Award

    MillerCoors Receives Seven Seals Award

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:04:39 GMT
    Albany's MillerCoors Brewery earns an award for supporting our troops.More >>
    Albany's MillerCoors Brewery earns an award for supporting our troops.More >>
  • Six-month old battles for life with rare brain disorder

    Six-month old battles for life with rare brain disorder

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:48:13 GMT
    A 6-month old baby in Worth County with a life-altering brain condition is in a battle for his life. There is no cure for it.More >>
    A 6-month old baby in Worth County with a life-altering brain condition is in a battle for his life. There is no cure for it.More >>
  • Polls open Tuesday for runoff elections

    Polls open Tuesday for runoff elections

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:43:46 GMT
    Polls open at 7 a.m.Tuesday for primary runoff elections around Georgia. If you didn't vote in the May primary you can choose either party's ballot for the runoff.If you did vote in May you have to stick with the same party. All precincts will be open because there are statewide runoffs. Election officials remind you to bring a proper photo I-D to the polls.More >>
    Polls open at 7 a.m.Tuesday for primary runoff elections around Georgia. If you didn't vote in the May primary you can choose either party's ballot for the runoff.If you did vote in May you have to stick with the same party. All precincts will be open because there are statewide runoffs. Election officials remind you to bring a proper photo I-D to the polls.More >>
  • 4,000 Abortion Crosses on Display

    4,000 Abortion Crosses on Display

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:41:25 GMT
    An Albany church wants to share its visual message about the impact of abortions with other churches. Pleasant Grove Baptist Church placed these 4-thousand crosses in a field next to the church a littleMore >>
    An Albany church wants to share its visual message about the impact of abortions with other churches.More >>
  • Valdosta extending water, sewer lines

    Valdosta extending water, sewer lines

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:38:43 GMT
    Construction workers are installing a new sewer main in one of Valdosta's annexed islands, bringing the potential for connecting to the city's water and sewer systems to the area between Briggs Street and Thea Lane.More >>
    Construction workers are installing a new sewer main in one of Valdosta's annexed islands, bringing the potential for connecting to the city's water and sewer systems to the area between Briggs Street and Thea Lane.More >>
  • Mitchell County Youth Group Gives Back

    Mitchell County Youth Group Gives Back

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:37:12 GMT
    Every summer Pleasant Grove Baptist Church dedicates a week to help those in need. Normally they venture out of state but this year the project is close to home.More >>
    Every summer Pleasant Grove Baptist Church dedicates a week to help those in need. Normally they venture out of state but this year the project is close to home.More >>
  • It's time for the runoffs

    It's time for the runoffs

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:56:31 GMT
    Polls open at 7:00AM Tuesday for primary runoff elections around Georgia. If you didn't vote in the May primary, you can choose either party's ballot for the runoff. If you did vote in May, you have toMore >>
    If you didn't vote in the May primary, you can choose either party's ballot for the runoff. If you did vote in May, you have to stick with the same party.More >>
  • Lawn equipment blamed for Lowndes Co. fire

    Lawn equipment blamed for Lowndes Co. fire

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:48:50 GMT
    The fire broke out in the garage of the home at 3756 Cross Creek Circle around 10:30 a.m. Sunday.More >>
    The fire broke out in the garage of the home at 3756 Cross Creek Circle around 10:30 a.m. Sunday.More >>
  • Valdosta Regional Airport could get an update

    Valdosta Regional Airport could get an update

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:43:20 GMT
    The current electrical vaultThe current electrical vault
    The Valdosta-Lowndes County Airport Authority wants to replace the building that currently houses the regulators that control the runway lights.They also want to add a back up generator for the runway lights.More >>
    The Valdosta-Lowndes County Airport Authority wants to replace the building that currently houses the regulators that control the runway lights.They also want to add a back up generator for the runway lights.More >>
  • Fullerton, Ealum battle to the wire

    Fullerton, Ealum battle to the wire

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:28:13 GMT
    State representative Carol Fullerton faces a runoff challenge from Dougherty County School Board member Daryl Ealum. Both candidates are encouraging people to go out and exercise their right to vote,More >>
    State representative Carol Fullerton faces a runoff challenge from Dougherty County School Board member Daryl Ealum. Both candidates are encouraging people to go out and exercise their right to vote.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 >>
  • Dougherty Co. will take outside trash

    Dougherty Co. will take outside trash

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:55:55 GMT
    Monday morning, Dougherty County Commissioners gave the go ahead to allow other counties and companies to dump waste at the Gaissert Road landfill. Commissioners say this could provide a new source ofMore >>
    Monday morning, Dougherty County Commissioners gave the go ahead to allow other counties and companies to dump waste at the Gaissert Road landfill.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 >>
  • US companies report rising sales, employment in 2Q

    US companies report rising sales, employment in 2Q

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:45 AM EDT2014-07-21 11:45:10 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - Rising sales helped boost hiring and wages at U.S. businesses in the second quarter, and companies are optimistic that the trends will continue this fall, according to a new survey by theMore >>
    Rising sales helped boost hiring and wages at U.S. businesses in the second quarter, and companies are optimistic that the trends will continue this fall.More >>
  • Phinazee campaigns at Pick n’ Save

    Phinazee campaigns at Pick n’ Save

    Sunday, July 20 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-07-21 03:57:06 GMT
    Tuesday's election is just around the corner and on Sunday Dean Phinazee, whose running for District Six on the school board, was out campaigning at the Pick n’ Save on Olgethrope.He encourages people to go out, and exercise their right to vote on Tuesday.“People can look for honest government. They can look to be informed about what's going on the school board. I will inform the people about all the activity that goes on in the school system,” says Dean Phinazee.Phinazee campaign crew handed...More >>
    Tuesday's election is just around the corner and on Sunday Dean Phinazee, whose running for District Six on the school board, was out campaigning at the Pick n’ Save on Olgethrope.He encourages people to go out, and exercise their right to vote on Tuesday.“People can look for honest government. They can look to be informed about what's going on the school board. I will inform the people about all the activity that goes on in the school system,” says Dean Phinazee.Phinazee campaign crew handed...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 >>
  • Rare bird sighting at state park in Cordele

    Rare bird sighting at state park in Cordele

    Sunday, July 20 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-07-20 21:36:24 GMT
    Amanda Sayles, Activities CoordinatorAmanda Sayles, Activities Coordinator
    A rare bird from Florida is sighted at a state park in Cordele. More >>
    A rare bird from Florida is sighted at a state park in Cordele. More >>
  • Celebrate National Ice Cream Day

    Celebrate National Ice Cream Day

    Sunday, July 20 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-07-20 21:35:11 GMT
    Laura Lines and her husbandLaura Lines and her husband
    Ice Cream lovers everywhere celebrated National Ice Cream Day. Several people made time to get ice cream at their favorite ice cream shops around Albany on Sunday. More >>
    Ice Cream lovers everywhere celebrated National Ice Cream Day. Several people made time to get ice cream at their favorite ice cream shops around Albany on Sunday. More >>
  • Church celebrates 175th anniversary, recognizes WALB

    Church celebrates 175th anniversary, recognizes WALB

    Sunday, July 20 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-07-20 21:28:47 GMT
    Butch Knight, PastorButch Knight, Pastor
    A South Georgia church is celebrating a big milestone, it’s their 175th Anniversary. More >>
    A South Georgia church is celebrating a big milestone, it’s their 175th Anniversary. More >>
  • 13-year-old drowning victim dies

    13-year-old drowning victim dies

    Sunday, July 20 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-20 21:14:33 GMT
     The Dougherty County Coroner, Michael Fowler, confirms that a 13-year-old boy has died from drowning in a swimming pool Saturday evening. More >>
     The Dougherty County Coroner, Michael Fowler, confirms that a 13-year-old boy has died from drowning in a swimming pool Saturday evening. More >>
  • Woman finds support group at Community Market

    Woman finds support group at Community Market

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:12:03 GMT
    An Albany woman, who was diagnosed with a rare neurological disorder, has found the support she's looking for. She just happened to stumble upon a support group while at the Tift Park Community Market.More >>
    An Albany woman, who was diagnosed with a rare neurological disorder, has found the support she's looking for. She just happened to stumble upon a support group while at the Tift Park Community Market.More >>
  • Blood drive at Carmike Wynnsong Theater

    Blood drive at Carmike Wynnsong Theater

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:41:48 GMT
    People who donated blood got a discount on movie tickets. On Saturday, the Red Cross mobile unit was set up in front of Albany's Carmike Wynnsong Theater.Organizers say with people away on vacation, donations are slower and supplies run low, so its important to get donations.“Most families are away on vacation and the kids are out of school so thats why the supply gets very low during the summertime. Its important that people who stay in town or the surrounding areas donate blood because it w...More >>
    People who donated blood got a discount on movie tickets. On Saturday, the Red Cross mobile unit was set up in front of Albany's Carmike Wynnsong Theater.Organizers say with people away on vacation, donations are slower and supplies run low, so its important to get donations.“Most families are away on vacation and the kids are out of school so thats why the supply gets very low during the summertime. Its important that people who stay in town or the surrounding areas donate blood because it w...More >>
  • Wakefest wraps up with benefit concert at Chehaw

    Wakefest wraps up with benefit concert at Chehaw

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:35:10 GMT
    The 2014 Wakefest competition is wrapped up with a concert at Chehaw Park on Saturday night.People came out to enjoy some live music from area bands, and help out an 8-year-old boy who suffers from Down Syndrome and Autism.All the proceeds will help out Ty West, and pay for his medical expenses. Every year organizers say they enjoy helping out someone in need.“It just seems like there is so many people that could use other people's help. Its just one way to do it. We found something we are pa...More >>
    The 2014 Wakefest competition is wrapped up with a concert at Chehaw Park on Saturday night.People came out to enjoy some live music from area bands, and help out an 8-year-old boy who suffers from Down Syndrome and Autism.All the proceeds will help out Ty West, and pay for his medical expenses. Every year organizers say they enjoy helping out someone in need.“It just seems like there is so many people that could use other people's help. Its just one way to do it. We found something we are pa...More >>
  • Police investigate shooting outside State Theater

    Police investigate shooting outside State Theater

    Saturday, July 19 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-07-19 22:55:56 GMT
    Albany police are investigating after a 19-year-old man was shot downtown outside the State Theater around 2:30 a.m.The shooting victim, Antonio Spann, told police a fight broke out as people were leaving and then someone started firing shots in the air. Spann says he was shot was trying to run away, and a bullet hit his backside. Police say witnesses aren't saying much about what happened.More >>
    Albany police are investigating after a 19-year-old man was shot downtown outside the State Theater around 2:30 a.m.The shooting victim, Antonio Spann, told police a fight broke out as people were leaving and then someone started firing shots in the air. Spann says he was shot was trying to run away, and a bullet hit his backside. Police say witnesses aren't saying much about what happened.More >>
  • Hundreds turn out for Community Market despite rain

    Hundreds turn out for Community Market despite rain

    Saturday, July 19 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-07-19 22:29:13 GMT
    Stephen Brimberry, Friends of Tift ParkStephen Brimberry, Friends of Tift Park
    An Albany organization working to preserve a historic park held their first major event. Friends of Tift Park had their first Community Market at the park on Saturday. Candle makers, jewelry makers, and artists were some of the 60 vendors at the market. There was also live music. About 500 people came out to support the market despite the rain. "We've had a great turnout with the vendors and the customers,” said Stephen Brimberry, Friends of Tift Park. “The rain kind of closed us down early, ...More >>
    An Albany organization working to preserve a historic park held their first major event. Friends of Tift Park had their first Community Market at the park on Saturday. Candle makers, jewelry makers, and artists were some of the 60 vendors at the market. There was also live music. About 500 people came out to support the market despite the rain. "We've had a great turnout with the vendors and the customers,” said Stephen Brimberry, Friends of Tift Park. “The rain kind of closed us down early, ...More >>
  • Wakeboard competition raises money for boy suffering from multiple disorders

    Wakeboard competition raises money for boy suffering from multiple disorders

    Saturday, July 19 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-07-19 22:23:40 GMT
    Adam Gilbert, 2014 Wakefest organizerAdam Gilbert, 2014 Wakefest organizer
    About 50 riders competed in the 2014 Wakefest to help raise money for an 8-year-old Albany boy suffering from multiple disorders.The competition took place at Turner Boat Landing. All of the proceeds will benefit 8-year-old Ty West, who suffers from Down Syndrome, Autism, Scoliosis, and Cerebral Palsy. The money will go towards his medical and travel expenses. Several people came out to watch the competition. The family says they appreciate the support. “Anytime that anybody can come together...More >>
    About 50 riders competed in the 2014 Wakefest to help raise money for an 8-year-old Albany boy suffering from multiple disorders.The competition took place at Turner Boat Landing. All of the proceeds will benefit 8-year-old Ty West, who suffers from Down Syndrome, Autism, Scoliosis, and Cerebral Palsy. The money will go towards his medical and travel expenses. Several people came out to watch the competition. The family says they appreciate the support. “Anytime that anybody can come together...More >>
  • Woman killed in I-75 crash in Turner County

    Woman killed in I-75 crash in Turner County

    Saturday, July 19 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-19 21:57:30 GMT
    A woman is dead after a crash on I-75 in Turner County. The crash happened around 7:30 this morning in the northbound lanes near Exit 86. At least one person was airlifted from the scene.More >>
    A woman is dead after a crash on I-75 in Turner County. The crash happened around 7:30 this morning in the northbound lanes near Exit 86. At least one person was airlifted from the scene.More >>
  • GOP Senatorial candidates plan fly-arounds

    GOP Senatorial candidates plan fly-arounds

    Saturday, July 19 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-07-19 14:05:44 GMT
    The two men seeking the Republican nomination for a Georgia U. S. Senate seat are on the campaign trail this weekend.Jack Kingston and David Perdue will face off Tuesday in a runoff to determine who will oppose Democrat Michelle Nunn in November.The candidates are vying for the U. S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Saxby Chambliss of Moultrie.Perdue will land at the Albany airport FBO Monday morning, while Kingston will arrive Monday afternoon.Both have statewide fly-arounds planned to rall...More >>
    The two men seeking the Republican nomination for a Georgia U. S. Senate seat are on the campaign trail this weekend.Jack Kingston and David Perdue will face off Tuesday in a runoff to determine who will oppose Democrat Michelle Nunn in November.The candidates are vying for the U. S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Saxby Chambliss of Moultrie.Perdue will land at the Albany airport FBO Monday morning, while Kingston will arrive Monday afternoon.Both have statewide fly-arounds planned to rall...More >>
  • Rival high schools hold school supply drive

    Rival high schools hold school supply drive

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:35:30 GMT
    Ernest Brown, Dougherty AlumErnest Brown, Dougherty Alum
    Alumni at two rival high schools are working together to give back to the community. More >>
    Alumni at two rival high schools are working together to give back to the community. More >>
  • Darton state concert raises scholarship money

    Darton state concert raises scholarship money

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:32:50 GMT
    Austin Mcalpin, promoterAustin Mcalpin, promoter
    Grammy award winning country artist, Travis Tritt, performed at Darton State College to help raise scholarship money for deserving students. More >>
    Grammy award winning country artist, Travis Tritt, performed at Darton State College to help raise scholarship money for deserving students. More >>
  • Friends of Tift Park prepare for Community Market

    Friends of Tift Park prepare for Community Market

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:32:29 GMT
    An Albany organization working to preserve the city's oldest park is preparing for their first major event on Saturday.More >>
    An Albany organization working to preserve the city's oldest park is preparing for their first major event on Saturday.More >>
  • Chicken truck crash blocks traffic on I-75 S

    Chicken truck crash blocks traffic on I-75 S

    Friday, July 18 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-07-19 01:58:58 GMT
    Southbound traffic on I-75 close to exit 11 near Valdosta is backed up because of a crash.More >>
    Southbound traffic on I-75 close to exit 11 near Valdosta is backed up because of a crash.More >>
  • 2014 watermelons sweeter than most

    2014 watermelons sweeter than most

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:55:40 GMT
    In 2013, summer farmers had to overcome heavy rain and horrible field conditions that made it difficult to produce tasty watermelons, but this summer's weather had a different impact.More >>
    In 2013, summer farmers had to overcome heavy rain and horrible field conditions that made it difficult to produce tasty watermelons, but this summer's weather had a different impact.More >>
  • VPD arrests two for marijuana possession, solicitation of prostitution

    VPD arrests two for marijuana possession, solicitation of prostitution

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:50:39 GMT
    Valdosta Police have arrested two Florida women after receiving a tip from hotel employees at the LaQuinta Inn on Clubhouse Drive late Thursday morning.According to a release from the police department, 20 year-old Brielle Watkins, of Orlando, Fla., was arrested and charged with solicitation of prostitution and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Shawntearia Carter, of Ocala, Fla., was arrested for misdemeanor possession of marijuana.Valdosta Police released this statement:On July 17, 2014, ...More >>
    Valdosta Police have arrested two Florida women after receiving a tip from hotel employees at the LaQuinta Inn on Clubhouse Drive late Thursday morning.According to a release from the police department, 20 year-old Brielle Watkins, of Orlando, Fla., was arrested and charged with solicitation of prostitution and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Shawntearia Carter, of Ocala, Fla., was arrested for misdemeanor possession of marijuana.Valdosta Police released this statement:On July 17, 2014, ...More >>
  • Watermelon Capital of the World

    Watermelon Capital of the World

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:43:30 GMT
    Cordele is living up to its nickname as the Watermelon capital of the world. The farmers market is busy right now with people buying and selling the sweet fruit. Gary Holloway was buying a lot of melonsMore >>
    Cordele is living up to its nickname as the Watermelon capital of the world.More >>
  • Former principal loses fight for teaching certificate

    Former principal loses fight for teaching certificate

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:32:18 GMT
    Joey James, the former principal at Southside Middle School lost his battle to retain his teaching certificate after a ruling by the Appeals Court of Georgia.More >>
    Joey James, the former principal at Southside Middle School lost his battle to retain his teaching certificate after a ruling by the Appeals Court of Georgia.More >>
  • Memorial service held for former Albany Olympian

    Memorial service held for former Albany Olympian

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:30:36 GMT
    At 1:00PM, a public service will be held on Friday for Alice Coachman Davis, the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal. The Albany native died Monday morning after suffering a stroke in April.More >>
    At 1:00PM, a public service will be held on Friday for Alice Coachman Davis, the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal. The Albany native died Monday morning after suffering a stroke in April.More >>
  • Death raises awareness about improper pesticide use

    Death raises awareness about improper pesticide use

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:20:30 GMT
    Following the death of a Georgia woman. Experts are urging people to use and store pesticides properly.More >>
    Following the death of a Georgia woman. Experts are urging people to use and store pesticides properly.More >>
  • New chief headed to Sylvester Fire Department

    New chief headed to Sylvester Fire Department

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:13:56 GMT
    The city of Sylvester is narrowing the search for a new fire chief. More >>
    The city of Sylvester is narrowing the search for a new fire chief. More >>
  • Ashburn investigates suspicious fire

    Ashburn investigates suspicious fire

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:04:51 GMT
    The Ashburn Police Department and State Fire Marshal's office are investigating what they said is a suspicious fire at 660 Hudson Ave.More >>
    The Ashburn Police Department and State Fire Marshal's office are investigating what they said is a suspicious fire at 660 Hudson Ave.More >>
  • Competition barbecue cooking takes right skill

    Competition barbecue cooking takes right skill

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:59:55 GMT
    Folks are gathering in Ashburn for an annual festival put on by Shriners. The Michael Allman band performs tonight. Tomorrow, you can enjoy a car show and plenty of vendors. The event also includes a barbecue cook-off.More >>
    Folks are gathering in Ashburn for an annual festival put on by Shriners. The Michael Allman band performs tonight. Tomorrow, you can enjoy a car show and plenty of vendors. The event also includes a barbecue cook-off.More >>
  • Travis Tritt promises to rock the stage at Darton's arena

    Travis Tritt promises to rock the stage at Darton's arena

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:59:31 GMT
    Country music star Travis Tritt will rock the stage at Darton College's Cavalier Arena.More >>
    Country music star Travis Tritt will rock the stage at Darton College's Cavalier Arena.More >>
  • Walgreens reopens with activities, food

    Walgreens reopens with activities, food

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:58:28 GMT
    The store hosted a cookout in their parking lot to thank the fire department and the community for their support.More >>
    The store hosted a cookout in their parking lot to thank the fire department and the community for their support.More >>
  • Civic Center theft arrests made

    Civic Center theft arrests made

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:57:51 GMT
    Albany Police caught three young men they think were trying to steal from the Albany Civic Center. Police beefed up security following two recent burglaries. They caught 17 year olds Juwan Reeves, ExxavierMore >>
    Police beefed up security following two recent burglaries. They caught 17 year olds Juwan Reeves, Exxavier Shealy, and Raekwon Sloan climbing over a fence about 12:30 Friday morning.More >>
  • Lee Co. neighborhood targeted in vehicle break-ins

    Lee Co. neighborhood targeted in vehicle break-ins

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:53:19 GMT
    More than a dozen Lee County residents say they were targeted in neighborhood vehicle break-ins.More >>
    More than a dozen Lee County residents say they were targeted in neighborhood vehicle break-ins.More >>
  • Thomasville welcomes Perdue

    Thomasville welcomes Perdue

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:44:16 GMT
    As early runoff voting ends, US Senate candidate David Perdue campaigned in Thomasville Friday afternoon. He is currently on a 50 stop RV tour around Georgia that will end Saturday. More >>
    Senate candidate David Perdue campaigned in Thomasville Friday afternoon. He is currently on a 50 stop RV tour around Georgia.More >>
  • Christian ministry speaks on sexuality

    Christian ministry speaks on sexuality

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:32:26 GMT
    A Moultrie-based Christian ministry is creating a lot of buzz around South Georgia and around the world. 'Born That Way Ministries' is sponsoring a conference called M-19 to provide counsel for pastorsMore >>
    'Born That Way Ministries' is sponsoring a conference called M-19 to provide counsel for pastors and families on homosexuality.More >>
  • Three teens arrested in Civic Center theft

    Three teens arrested in Civic Center theft

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:22:32 GMT
    After two burglaries at the Albany Civic Center in the last month, Albany Police tightened security around the arena, .and early Friday morning three young men were caught climbing over the fence behind it.More >>
    After two burglaries at the Albany Civic Center in the last month, Albany Police tightened security around the arena, .and early Friday morning three young men were caught climbing over the fence behind it.More >>
  • A.D.D.U. says meth seizures have skyrocketed

    A.D.D.U. says meth seizures have skyrocketed

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:12:59 GMT
    Albany Dougherty Drug Unit Agents say they seized more meth last month than all other drugs combined.More >>
    Albany Dougherty Drug Unit Agents say they seized more meth last month than all other drugs combined.More >>
  • BFD is one nation's best fire brigades

    BFD is one nation's best fire brigades

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:03:44 GMT
    The Baconton Fire Department now has one of the highest ratings in the country. The department's Insurance Service Office rating, which ranks a department's firefighting capabilities, is going up fromMore >>
    The department's Insurance Service Office rating, which ranks a department's firefighting capabilities, is going up from a four to a three.More >>
  • Ashburn pulls out of Task Force

    Ashburn pulls out of Task Force

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:59:04 GMT
    The city of Ashburn becomes the latest turner county city to officially withdraw from the Mid-South Task Force. Police Chief Joe Saxon decided earlier this year that the money could be better used byMore >>
    Police Chief Joe Saxon decided earlier this year that the money could be better used by paying for an internal investigator.More >>
  • New signs to say "Welcome to Sweet Home Alabama"

    New signs to say "Welcome to Sweet Home Alabama"

    Tourists traveling into Alabama on interstate highways will soon be greeted by signs saying "Welcome to Sweet Home Alabama."More >>
    Tourists traveling into Alabama on interstate highways will soon be greeted by signs saying "Welcome to Sweet Home Alabama."More >>
  • ESPN reaches deal with Comcast for SEC Network

    ESPN reaches deal with Comcast for SEC Network

    Comcast Cable has reached a deal with ESPN to carry the SEC Network.More >>
    Comcast Cable has reached a deal with ESPN to carry the SEC Network.More >>
  • Moultrie robber sentenced to prison

    Moultrie robber sentenced to prison

    Friday, July 18 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-07-18 18:08:43 GMT
    A Colquitt County man has been given a three-year prison sentence for an armed robbery earlier this year in Moultrie. Demetrius Sinclair pleaded guilty to a robbery charge this week. Along with jailMore >>
    A Colquitt County man has been given a three-year prison sentence for an armed robbery earlier this year in Moultrie.More >>
  • VPD having tough time locating shooter in Wednesday night's shooting

    VPD having tough time locating shooter in Wednesday night's shooting

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:10:13 GMT
    Valdosta Police still have no suspect or person of interest inWednesdaynight's shooting because the victim continues to be uncooperative."Unfortunately, the victim in the case is uncooperative and is not cooperating with the investigation," explained Valdosta Police Department Lieutenant Aaron Kirk.22 year-old Charles Powell was found in a blue Oldsmobile with a gunshot wound to the groin around10 p.m. Wednesdaynight in the 1300 block of West Savannah Avenue."According to some of the people i...More >>
    Valdosta Police still have no suspect or person of interest inWednesdaynight's shooting because the victim continues to be uncooperative."Unfortunately, the victim in the case is uncooperative and is not cooperating with the investigation," explained Valdosta Police Department Lieutenant Aaron Kirk.22 year-old Charles Powell was found in a blue Oldsmobile with a gunshot wound to the groin around10 p.m. Wednesdaynight in the 1300 block of West Savannah Avenue."According to some of the people i...More >>
  • Oil jumps to nearly $104 as Ukraine crisis spirals

    Oil jumps to nearly $104 as Ukraine crisis spirals

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:42 AM EDT2014-07-18 12:42:25 GMT
    By The Associated Press The price of oil continued to climb on Friday, reaching nearly $104 a barrel on concerns that the tensions over Ukraine and new sanctions against Russia could disrupt global supplies. BenchmarkMore >>
    The price of oil continued to climb on Friday, reaching nearly $104 a barrel on concerns that the tensions over Ukraine and new sanctions against Russia could disrupt global supplies.More >>
  • Child drownings peak during summer

    Child drownings peak during summer

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-07-18 12:41:45 GMT
    In the last week there have been three cases related to children drowning, all under the age of 10, one of the most vulnerable groups.More >>
    In the last week there have been three cases related to children drowning, all under the age of 10, one of the most vulnerable groups.More >>
  • Firefighters warn about smoke dangers in house fires

    Firefighters warn about smoke dangers in house fires

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:24:52 GMT
    A week-old baby is now out of a Macon hospital after treatment for smoke inhalation. Firefighters want you to know smoke from house fires contains toxins that can be deadly, and you need to be aware of the danger. Jamarrion English was treated at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Medical Centers of Middle Georgia following a fire Tuesday night in south Albany. Five of the 8 people in the home on Talafax Road were hospitalized. Only Franchell Williams is still being treated. She's...More >>
    A week-old baby is now out of a Macon hospital after treatment for smoke inhalation. Firefighters want you to know smoke from house fires contains toxins that can be deadly, and you need to be aware of the danger. Jamarrion English was treated at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Medical Centers of Middle Georgia following a fire Tuesday night in south Albany. Five of the 8 people in the home on Talafax Road were hospitalized. Only Franchell Williams is still being treated. She's...More >>
  • Law enforcement says deadly force decisions the hardest

    Law enforcement says deadly force decisions the hardest

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:54:18 GMT
    Law enforcement officers , at any time, could have to make split second decision..... when to use deadly force.Those who train officers to handle such situations says it is the toughest challenge those who carry a badge can face."Threat." Lee County Sheriff's Deputies train to be ready in case of danger. It's something that all law enforcement officers know they could face with little warning, and train to be prepared.Lee County Sheriff's Office Lt. Colonel Chris Owens said "Train mentally a...More >>
    Law enforcement officers , at any time, could have to make split second decision..... when to use deadly force.Those who train officers to handle such situations says it is the toughest challenge those who carry a badge can face."Threat." Lee County Sheriff's Deputies train to be ready in case of danger. It's something that all law enforcement officers know they could face with little warning, and train to be prepared.Lee County Sheriff's Office Lt. Colonel Chris Owens said "Train mentally a...More >>
  • WALB News 10 Investigates: Watching school bus drivers

    Monday, May 19 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-05-19 22:08:08 GMT
    It's not always kids who are troublemakers on a school bus.    Sometimes drivers don't follow the rules.       New technology on all Dougherty County school buses is increasing safety, saving taxpayersMore >>
    It's not always kids who are troublemakers on a school bus. Sometimes drivers don't follow the rules.  New technology on all Dougherty County school buses is increasing safety, saving taxpayers' money.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 >>