Saturday, May 25 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:37:45 GMT
Albany Panther's first ever beer fest just wrapped up tonight. For 25 bucks beer lovers sampled more than 20 types of beer at the Civic Center and there was plenty of entertainment. Musical acts, suchMore >>
Albany Panther's held their first ever beer fest Saturday night. More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 11:33 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:33:38 GMT
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event. Musical artists from around south Georgia performed at the Albany Municipal Auditorium Saturday afternoon.More >>
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 10:30 PM EDT2013-05-26 02:30:39 GMT
A Turner County man is now in custody after he had a standoff with deputies for about two hours Saturday evening. Sheriff Andy Hester says deputies were called to the home of Ricky Nelson on CoverdaleMore >>
A man had a standoff with Turner County deputies for about two hours Saturday evening.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-05-25 22:27:57 GMT
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event. This may seem like a regularMore >>
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 4:52 PM EDT2013-05-25 20:52:02 GMT
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times. It happened around 3:15pm Saturday, near the 1500 block of U.S. Highway 19. Officials say John Earley wasMore >>
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times.More >>
February 5, 2003
Thomasville- More signs of possible war with Iraq continue in South Georgia.
The 1148th Transportation Company is deploying 128 soldiers to Fort Benning Thursday.
The soldiers are getting ready to move all the way to war if they have to. The National Guard unit in Thomasville found out Saturday that their journey overseas would soon begin.
"We have to move all these trucks in this yard to Fort Benning with us, " said company commander Capt. Alice Hampton, company commander.
They don't know exactly where they're going or how long they'll be there. And the job of these soldiers is as simple as they're motto; "You call, we haul."
"We basically transport, so we'll most likely will be transporting anything they need taken anywhere." Hampton said.
But picking up and leaving isn't always easy.
Specialist Jessie Jones from Valdosta makes his living driving trucks. So when he's not hauling a load, there's no pay check to pick up. And that means financial struggles for his family left behind.
"Well, let me just say this. I leave up to the man up above."
Others, like Hampton, are left scrambling to find long-term care for their children. She spent Saturday traveling to Baltimore with her two young daughters, where they'll spend the next year with their grandmother.
But the soldiers say the mission is worth in the end... all for the good of our country.