Lee County High School student gets a surprise visit

Navy corpsman returned home from deployment today, and decided to give a military surprise to her little brother at his Lee County school.

Valdosta community supports breast cancer survivors

GA Peanut Show boosts economy in Tifton

Farmers go to GA Peanut Show after the House passes assistance bill in Washington

Heavy rains delay South GA harvest, nearly destroy cotton crops

Moultrie preps for MLK celebrations

Archbold Memorial Hospital receives new CT scanner

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  Thomasville police: Gun violence is on the rise

Moultrie residents can receive alerts when garbage pick-up is rescheduled

Albany Salvation Army aims to keep you warm in cold weather

Tifton church to hold concert to help college students

Albany police search for 2016 armed robbery suspect

Albany sewer overflow leads to 7K gallons of spilled sewage

  City of Bainbridge continuing to revitalize downtown area

As the City of Bainbridge continues its efforts towards revitalizing its downtown district, the city is getting ready to welcome even more.

South GA couple charged with bestiality after child pornography investigation

A Pelham man was arrested for child pornography on Thursday. He and his wife are also facing a charge of bestiality, according to the Pelham Police Department (PPD).

Phoebe names new president and CEO

J. Scott Steiner was named the next president and CEO of the Phoebe Putney Health System, according to a press release.

Brooks Co. Boys & Girls Club closer to completion

One county is finally getting its community center that residents said has been 15 years in the making.

  Valdosta police anticipate increase in domestic disturbance calls

How you can heat your home safely as temperatures drop

Thomas County Central students build their own forest

2 Moultrie teens face felony charges

Albany commissioner issues warning after illegal dump site found

‘Something was different’: Teacher’s instinct leads to Dougherty High student caught with gun

  Sumter Co. historical site feels impact of government shutdown

The partial government shutdown is continuing to impact South Georgians.

South GA college student awarded broadcasting scholarship

An Americus college student was one of six to receive the 2018 Lanier Finch Scholarship given by the Georgia Association of Broadcasters.

GA Southwestern State University celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

One south Georgia university celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Wednesday.

GA man arrested for plotting attack on White House

Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that investigators have arrested a Georgia man they believe planned to attack the White House.

FL murder suspect believed to be in Albany

A Florida sheriff’s office is looking for a murder suspect that investigators believe could be in Albany and investigators are hoping someone knows where he is.

Mobile home fire victim still in need of help after losing family

One Albany woman said she is still without a home after losing her two children, a nephew and her grandmother at their home at the Albany Dunes Mobile Home Park almost two months ago.

  Community activist plans trip to assist with fight against juvenile crime

A recent criminal justice forum hosted by Albany City Commissioner Jon Howard left residents wanting immediate solutions to what they consider some of the biggest problems facing the county.

Home video captures three suspects breaking into car, victim furious

Albany police need your help identifying three suspects seen in a video entering into a car and busting out a window at a home on Habersham Road.

Officials hope 293-acre lot will bring new businesses to Thomas County

A 293-acre lot in Thomas County has been empty for several years and currently, city and county leaders are partnering together to attract businesses to its location.

Thomasville woman facing charges after shooting at another woman

An arrest warrant was issued in connection to an assault that happened in Thomasville.

3 arrested after traffic stop leads to manhunt in Nicholls

Three people were arrested after a traffic stop led to a chase in Nicholls.

3 wounded, 1 arrested in Valdosta shooting

Valdosta police arrested a man after three people were wounded in a shooting in the 1300 block of JoRee Street early Monday morning.

2012 SPLOST dollars used for road safety in Thomas County

Thomas County officials say most of your 2012 SPLOST money has finally been put to good use.

MLK Day Walk set for Monday in Albany

Organizers are reminding you about the annual MLK walk Monday in Albany.

DOCO student arrested for having weapon on campus

DOCO student arrested for weapon on campus

Moody airman found dead on KY base

An airman from the 19th Air Support Operations in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, a unit based out of Moody Air Force Base, died Monday.

Albany’s New Downtown Manager talks plans for 2019

Lequrica Gaskins is excited to take on the role of Albany's new downtown manager. Gaskins says she is ready to look at plans and ideas for the downtown area.

Dougherty Co. residents want immediate solutions for guns and teen violence

After a recent criminal justice forum, Albany City Commissioner, Jon Howard, said people are in shock after hearing the amount of crimes young people.

Lowndes Co. students create ‘inside out’ app

Students at one South Georgia middle school came up with a cool way to help people with special needs.

USDA approves early February SNAP disbursement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given clearance for February’s SNAP benefits disbursement.

Valdosta talks possible performing arts center

After putting it off for years, the City of Valdosta is in the process of considering a major project that could cost taxpayers several million dollars.

Rare joint meeting held between city and county commissioners to discuss TSPLOST

You may have the chance to vote for TSPLOST in a specially called March ballot.But Dougherty County Commissioners first have to decide whether to give you the opportunity to vote for it.

  Thronateeska Heritage Center upgrades the Wetherbee planetarium

The Thronateeska heritage Center is upgrading their Wetherbee planetarium.

Keep Albany-Dougherty Beautiful wants to remind community not to litter in 2019

“We need to all realize that where litter lies, beauty dies,” says Judy Bowles, executive director of Keep Albany-Dougherty Beautiful.

Chief of police sworn in for Cordele police

Cordele police chief sworn in.

Chehaw Park teaches American history with Frontier Festival

Chehaw Park holds Frontier Festival.

Family of Kenyada Mitchell speaks out, searches for answers in his death

Kenyada Mitchell's family speaks, searches for answers

Legal jockeying continues ahead of Ryan Duke trial in Tara Grinstead case

There have been new legal filings as the suspect in the death of Tara Grinstead is set for trial in less than three months.

Phoebe Putney prepares for flu outbreak

Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital doctors said that so far they have not seen a great deal of flu cases, but they expect that to change in the next couple of weeks.

Americus facade grant keeps downtown updated

Americus facade grant keeps downtown updated

Search for new Americus city manager continues into 2019

The search continues for a new Americus city manager.

High-speed internet project underway in Americus

Progress is being made on improving the internet speed in the Americus business area.

Homeless count to take place in Valdosta

The federal government is attempting to get an idea of the state of homelessness across the country.

Five potential new businesses filling old Kmart shopping center

There could be up to five new businesses and one new restaurant going in where the old Kmart on Dawson Road used to be in Albany.

Valdosta High considers schedule change

Valdosta City Schools recently built a new $85 million school that might have come with a few problems.

Over 1,000 street lights out in Albany

There are 1,500 streetlights out across Albany, but city leaders said they have a $3.5 million dollar plan to fix them. And community members are ready to see them repaired.

DOCO officials say not to put other items in debris pile for pick up

Dougherty County Public Information Officer Wendy Howell wants to make sure you know that they are only picking up debris from the curb.

Thomas Co. shooting range faces construction delays

Hurricane Michael and recent rain has stopped construction on the Thomas County Shooting Range.

  Phoebe professional addresses flu concerns for children

There is no doubt that it is flu season but some people do not realize how easy their child could catch the virus.

Thomasville man charged with child molestation

A Thomasville man is facing multiple felony charges, including child molestation.

FEMA booths will be across Southwest Georgia on Saturday

FEMA wants to make sure that you are prepared if another natural disaster like Hurricane Michael strikes.

American Red Cross of Georgia welcomes new regional CEO

Jennifer Pipa has been named the new regional CEO of the American Red Cross of Georgia

ASU appoints interim chief of police

ASU appoints interim chief of police

Albany organization looking to provide Community Meal of Love on MLK Day

With Martin Luther King Day around the corner, Laila’s Lil' Community Angels, MALIK Inc., needs your help with donations for their *third annual ‘Community Meal of Love’ in Albany.

$1 million Albany lift station repair project underway

Albany leaders approved funding for a project to make repairs to 10 lift stations after a series of sewage spills into the Flint River.

Dougherty Co. leaders discuss possibility of T-SPLOST on special March ballot

Albany-Dougherty County could see a potential $80 million in funding over the next five years. But only if T-SPLOST is put on a special called March ballot.

Experts see positive economic outlook for Valdosta

Business experts are saying the economic outlook for the state of Georgia is pleasant.

14 year sentence handed down to Valdosta man in federal drug case

A Valdosta man is facing years in prison for drug charges.

City of Valdosta focuses on affordable housing repair

Valdosta is planning to refocus hundreds of thousands of dollars into housing assistance for its residents.

Government shutdown could delay 2019 peanut planting

Georgia produces an estimated 50-percent of the United States peanut supply.

Hear the alarm, escape unharmed: Albany Fire Dept. saving lives 1 alarm at a time

The Albany Fire Department is doing its part to help keep the community safe by giving away and installing smoke alarms around the community as a part of its ‘Hear the Alarm, Escape Unharmed’ program.

Patients to benefit from money raised by Phoebe Foundation in 2018

Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital announced the total amount of money that was raised in 2018 that will benefit the hospital. A portion of these funds will go to different projects around the hospital.

Multi-county high-speed chase ends in arrest

One man is behind bars in Tift County, after leading Georgia State Patrol troopers on a high-speed chase through two South Georgia counties on Wednesday.

Randolph Co. School District focused on student potential

One Southwest Georgia elementary school is making sure that students know the importance of academics and where it will take them in the future.

‘Sock it to em with Love’ drive aims to keep people warm as temperatures drop

As the temperatures drop, a Tifton woman is handing out socks to make sure your feet stay warm.

ABAC prepares to send students abroad

Several firsts are happening for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

Ty Ty nursery gives tips on plant upkeep in cold weather

Temperatures are dropping and there are some things you can do to protect your plant life from the cooler weather.

How can you help?: Leaders to host forum on crime, major city-wide issues

Top leaders in the Albany area want you to come out for their Criminal Justice Forum Thursday night.