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 >>
By Bernard Watson,
Austell, GA (WGCL) - A Marine who survived a tour of duty in Iraq was killed Saturday afternoon in Georgia by a wrong way driver, who is facing charges.
Police dispatchers in Douglas County were the first to get the call Saturday afternoon about a wrong way driver on I-20.
He was driving eastbound in the west bound lanes of I-20 east bound in westbound lanes at I-20 at Lee Road.
Police say the driver of that pickup was Bruce Quayle, running about 60 or 70 down the shoulder the wrong way. Investigators say he would eventually collide with a car carrying 21 year old Marine Lance Corporal Greg Suedmeyer a his wife 19-year-old Katelyn, and their dog.
Greg and his dog would die from their injuries. Katelyn is in critical at Atlanta Medical Center.
Diane Scarborough is a friend of Bruce Quayle. "I really can't imagine what could have done that. Unless he was distracted by something or maybe had a heart attack."
Quayle is stable in Grady Hospital and will face criminal charges if he survives his injuries.
Meanwhile family and friends of Greg and Katelyn are grieving. People posting messages on the couple's face book page.
Although Diane is worried about her friend, she also feels for the young couple. "I can't imagine what she is going through and I just pray for his soul right now and I feel sorry for the dog."
Suedmeyer served in Iraq from October 2008 to May 2009. He received several awards including the Iraq Campaign Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.
The couple was on their way to visit family in Alabama when the accident occurred.