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 >>
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Friday, May 17 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:59:20 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 >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:58:09 GMT
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer CoalitionMore >>
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Georgia.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:44:12 GMT
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months. About 2,000 workers at the Albany base will have to take up to 11 unpaid days off in the next fiscal year that startsMore >>
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:43:28 GMT
The Rat Pack came back to Albany Friday night. Sinatra and Friends performed at Doublegate Country Club to raise money for the Albany Symphony Association. The guys who play the roles of Frank Sinatra,More >>
People danced the night away to Frank Sinatra tunes.More >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Albany Police need your help to identify a brazen bank robber who held up the First State Bank in Albany Wednesday afternoon while talking on his cell phone.
Surveillance video from inside the bank at the corner of North Slappey and Whispering Pines shows a slender black man, about 6 feet tall, enter the bank around 3:30 p.m.
Investigators say he didn't pull a gun but handed a teller a clipboard with a note that said what he wanted and what he would do if she didn't comply.
"He assured (the teller) that he had a weapon and that he would utilize the weapon. He asked her for an amount of money. The instructions were for her to fill up an envelope that he had with him. She followed his direction and there were no reports of injuries," said Albany Police Detective Charlie Roberts.
The robber got away with undisclosed amount of cash. Police don't know if he ran away or jumped in a getaway car. He was last seen heading west towards Whispering Pines.
The man was wearing a black ECKO jacket, white baseball cap, and black-rimmed eye glasses.
If you saw anything around the bank at the time of the robbery or have any information that could help investigators call CrimeStoppers at 436-TIPS or APD at 431-2100.