April 16, 2003
Valdosta - A former city councilman is sentenced to 10 years probation for voter fraud.
Bunnis Williams admitted illegal handling of an absentee ballot, a misdemeanor, and solicitation of false statements and illegal possession of an absentee ballot, both felonies.
Williams also received a fine of $7500 and 400 hours of community service.
He could have received up to 13 years and over 100 thousand dollars in fines.
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The Bainbridge Public Safety Department brought two firetrucks to the Oscar Jackson Outdoor camp for kids.
The Dougherty County School System will host a three-day orientation for teachers new to the system starting on Thursday.
Health officials are reminding parents to get their children vaccinated before the new school year.
Dougherty County Officials said that on Wednesday they had dozens of homeowners signing up for root ball help as the deadline approaches.
A new addition to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Phoebe Putney Hospital will help give newborns a more healthy start to life.