Saturday, May 18 2013 6:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:59:02 GMT
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. Authorities say it happened around 11pm Friday near the 3900 block of Radium Springs Road. PoliceMore >>
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:58:50 GMT
It's graduation time for high schools in Dougherty County and students are ready to embark on their next journey. 230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High SchoolMore >>
230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High School this Saturday morning.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:44:14 GMT
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School. Pictures of the Baconton Community Charter School file room show where students cellMore >>
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 12:48 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:48:01 GMT
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral. 16-year old Keyanna Lang died from a heart condition. Due to her illness the family couldn't keep lifeMore >>
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 8:00 AM EDT2013-05-18 12:00:09 GMT
In its effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May, Dollar General will host a career fair at Dollar General located at 2017 N Slappey Blvd. in Albany, Ga. on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.More >>
The event is held as part of the major retailer's effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May...More >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Will the South Georgia Wildcats be back to play in Albany next season? Even though the city approved a new contract with the team in July, owners still haven't signed it, and late Tuesday afternoon, Wildcats Managing Partner Silvio Fazzini asked the city to extend its current contract which expired Monday.
The city may not be able to do that though since that contract was with Arena Football, which no longer operates the Wildcats. Fired ADICA CEO Don Buie may have also thrown a wrench into the negotiations.
Officials with the team tell city leaders Buie promised them up to $100,000 to put Wildcats team offices in the old Churchwell building on North Washington Street. Those promises were never put in writing, however, and won't be honored by the city.
City Manager Al Lott said, "We have given them the contract for their signatures and approval and we have not gotten it back. The contract with Arena Management expires today, I've been told, based on the way our rules and regulations work here and contract law, then our arrangements and agreements expire with them today."
Lott has been told that arena league management may have changed since earlier negotiations with the Wildcats. If that's true, the city may have to renegotiate.
We tried to contact Managing partner Silvio Fazzini and General Manager Ryan Nolen Tuesday, but they did not return our calls.