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 >>
April 6, 2003
SYLVESTER - It was a crowd like most any in America this weekend, torn between outward displays of patriotism and somber concern for America's troops.
"Today is the first time men and women are being deployed in a big way," Retired Naval Captain Bill Boone said.
When asked if they knew anyone fighting in the persian gulf, nearly everyone in the crowd was touched in some way. "I just miss him and I love him to death," Funita Brown said.
Brown's son Cory is with the 3rd infantry division, last known to be in Kuwait. His wife of less than a month wears his ring around her neck. The ceremony was both for families like the Browns left behind, and for those who just wanted to do something to show they care.
"Support the troops," Peggy Harris said. A message veteran Glenn Wilder says will be heard. "Say a prayer for them because it really helps and it really works."
The ceremony helped the Brown family through a very difficult time in some way. "Shows people do care about the guys in some way," Funita Brown said.
It also demonstrated that no wants to see another balloon released. Each represented the 80 U.S. Service members killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom so far. Yellow ribbons sold at today's ceremony are helping fund a sign of rememberance in Worth County. It will have the names of all Worth Countians serving our country.