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) – For many folks, 2009 can't end soon enough it's been one of the worst economic years most of us can remember.
Many South Georgia families are hoping for better things in the New Year.
Leresa Harris is one of them she lost her source of income when she was laid off from two different jobs.
Now she has to find a way to pay bills, and rent or lose her apartment.
She was willing to share her personal struggle in 2009 and has some advice for others in the coming year.
"I was afraid we were going to be out in the cold my kids didn't get anything for Christmas, my church helped me out, I would advise them to save, any chance the get, don't go out to eat, don't buy anything just save." Leresa Harris, Unemployed.
With her vehicle broken down she's depending on family to get around so she hopes her luck will change next year.
Georgia is ending 2009 with an unemployment rate of 10.2-percent, but it's even higher in many South Georgia counties.
Leresa Harris hopes to earn a Bachelors degree in Business Management in 2012.
Until then, she's trying to find work in the medical field or food industry.