Tuesday, May 21 2013 4:28 PM EDT2013-05-21 20:28:18 GMT
One south Georgia superintendent says his school system is finally moving in the right direction financially. The Decatur County Board of Education unanimously voted to reduce the number of furlough daysMore >>
One south Georgia superintendent says his school system is finally moving in the right direction financially.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 4:24 PM EDT2013-05-21 20:24:40 GMT
As Moore, Oklahoma begins what is sure be a long recovery period, folks here in Georgia are revisiting their own safety plans. Tornado and other emergency drills are common in our schools, but one southMore >>
As Moore, Oklahoma begins what is sure be a long recovery period, folks here in Georgia are revisiting their own safety plans. Tornado and other emergency drills are common in our schools, but one south Georgia school superintendent says the preparedness should not just remain in the classroom.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 3:44 PM EDT2013-05-21 19:44:00 GMT
A Tift County cold case still haunts a family nearly 10 years a young mother's murder. It was September 2003 when the body of Candy Cook was discovered in a field near the Tift County airport. Her familyMore >>
It was September 2003 when the body of Candy Cook was discovered in a field near the Tift County airport. Her family believes someone knows who killed her, and they hope the person with that information will bring them the peace they need.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:28 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:28:33 GMT
Here are some online resources available to help you be prepared for an emergency: Southwest Georgia Public Health: This public resource targets communities in Southwest Georgia and includes suggestionsMore >>
Here are some online resources available to help you be prepared for an emergency.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:51 PM EDT2013-05-21 16:51:04 GMT
Information from the Tift County Sheriff's Office- On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, the Mid-South Narcotics Task Force along with the Tift County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant on the residence of 36More >>
The Mid-South Narcotics Task Force and the Tift County Sheriff's Office arrested 36 year old Daniel Eubanks, and seized over $100K in cash.More >>
April 14, 2003
Fort Stewart - Hauling out groceries to the car is likely just another chore for you, but for many shoppers at Fort Stewart's Commissary it's a blessing.
"Let's say it's the end of the month and you realize your checks not going to be in the bank until the end of the week, you have a toddler and an infant, and you need milk and diapers," Linda Heifferon hypothesizes.
That's where the base's food voucher program comes in, but with thousands of reservists and guard now called up it's putting a strain on the program and families.
"We can never prepare enough, last minute activatations caused extra hardship by having two separate households"
But the next time you go to the grocery store you can help, Harvey's has teamed up with WALB and the Association of the U.S. Army to sell "Support our Troops" signs. They cost five dollars and all the proceeds go back to the base to really support military families.
"We're very pleased they are doing that, that's just exceptional," Heifferon said.
The money will also fund a spouse's appreciation day, and a homecoming ceremony that's expected to be more emotional than deployments were. When soldiers in the Army's 3rd Infantry division do return home to Georgia, Heifferon says they'll know they weren't alone in their battles against Iraqi soldiers.
"When soldiers see all those support our troops sign, they'll know there was a community out there who cared." Also a spouse whose life was made a little easier while the soldier was away.