Thursday, June 20 2013 12:09 AM EDT2013-06-20 04:09:02 GMT
The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards. WG&L leaders say the utility is paying $20,000 dollars a monthMore >>
The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:41 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:41:18 GMT
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today. Century Pines Assisted Living Center threw a party for resident Charles Walker who turned 101 today. Walker wasMore >>
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:34 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:34:54 GMT
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing. A couple of businesses are thriving there. The new art park is open, and a sidewalk improvementMore >>
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:20:33 GMT
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come. Tonight, The Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority board began discussionsMore >>
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:51:07 GMT
Ravi Mikel Givens was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He is being held in the Dougherty County jail. Givens, who played ball at Westover and StetsonMore >>
Agents say that police responded to the apartment because of a burglar alarm. Officers found the back door broken open and went inside. That's where they detected a strong odor of marijuana, and saw pot in plain view.More >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) – We'd all like the chance to find some hidden treasures, but this week in Albany, you have the chance to sell some of yours. A road show has come to Albany looking for valuables you're willing to part with.
Gold... Silver... And coins are the hottest commodities.
At first glance, they look like regular dimes and quarters, but they are worth three, even four times face value.
Debbie and Daniel Marquardt came to the Treasure Hunters road show from Dawson to try their luck. "Just to see what it was worth. My mother left this. She had saved this stuff and she died about six years ago and she had saved them so we thought we would come out and see what they were worth."
And after all, they weren't doing them any good where they were. "They had just been sitting in a safety deposit box."
So she took them out just in time to get a little extra cash to help pay for Christmas. After all, they have two new grand babies to spoil. "Two new grandchildren, yes. We need the extra money."
And they aren't alone. Lots of folks are coming in, trying to pad their pocketbooks.
"We're looking for old items that are worth big money, basically we're digging for treasure," said J. B. Baird
From coins and collections to gold. "The better the gold, the better the pay. Gold hit an all time high this morning, $1,119 an ounce, so it really is a good time to cash in."
The Marquardts are glad they came. Happy to take a little extra money home. "Pretty good!"
The Treasure Hunters road show will be in Albany through Friday at Best Western. They say you can bring just about anything to be checked out.