Friday, May 24 2013 12:30 PM EDT2013-05-24 16:30:17 GMT
Criminals went to the back door of a house on South Street in Thomasville, and burst their way inside on Wednesday night. Police say they took several hundred dollars worth of electronics and a YamahaMore >>
Criminals went to the back door of a house on South Street in Thomasville, and burst their way inside on Wednesday night. Police say they took several hundred dollars worth of electronics and a Yamaha four-wheeler, and made a clean getaway.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 9:30 AM EDT2013-05-24 13:30:13 GMT
Information from GA Pundit- Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield soldiers began Memorial Day observances Thursday. Several Gold Star Families - who like the Bookers have lost a family member to conflictMore >>
Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield soldiers began Memorial Day observances Thursday. In 2013, Georgia lost 26 armed services members who gave their lives for us and their names were read in the State Capitol as part of our observance of Memorial Day.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 9:01 AM EDT2013-05-24 13:01:21 GMT
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Legal woes are piling up for the leader of Georgia's Democratic Party. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://bit.ly/199UTSo) that a lawsuit filed in Gwinnett CountyMore >>
A lawsuit filed in Gwinnett County this week accuses Mike Berlon of failing to distribute nearly $1 million from a trust he created for a friend and his son.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-24 03:45:38 GMT
A Cordele man is out of jail tonight, accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from his former employer. Crisp County Investigators say 25-year-old James Aultman stole more than $10,000More >>
A Cordele man is out of jail tonight, accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from his former employer.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:40 PM EDT2013-05-24 03:40:13 GMT
Albany Police are putting on a free gospel concert this weekend. It's free, but they will accept donations to fund the department's annual community picnic in June. Musical artists from around SouthMore >>
Albany Police are putting on a free gospel concert this weekend.More >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) – An east Albany restaurant at the center of an investigation into mis-spent Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority money, is now open for business.
LaJuana Woods' restaurant L'Jua's started doing business Thursday November fifth, but held their official grand opening Wednesday. The restaurant on Radium Springs Road next to Albany State University will be open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Woods was called into question after receiving a 50,000 facade grant from Downtown Manager Don Buie even though the restaurant didn't fall in the zone for the grant and despite the fact Woods was an ADICA board member. Wednesday, Woods said she's continuing to pay back the grant.
"I'm not sure to date of what the exact amount is, but again my focus is on just trying to do my opening, make a great place here for the neighborhood and just help everybody enjoy what's here in the neighborhood for them," said Woods.
When we checked with the ADICA acting Director James Taylor he said Woods has made two $2,500 payments and will continue to make payments over the next seven months when the payments will jump to $5,000. Woods Wednesday said the restaurant will employ 50 people.
It will be open Monday through Thursday from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Friday and Saturday from 6:00 AM to 12:30 AM although dinner will stop at 10:00 PM and they'll do a Sunday brunch from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM.