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 26, 2003
< P> < STRONG> Albany- "It feels like I'm flying away, It's just beautiful. It feels so good." 80 year old, Callie Jones has lived at 1207 South Van Buren Street for more than thirty years, and now, she says her home is getting a long over due make over.
She adds, "They're fixing the bathroom, kitchen, and cabinets." And the list goes on and on, and it's a list these volunteers say they don't mind completing.
Volunteer, Melinda Hicks, says, "I just love to give to the community, and I hope if one day if I ever had to have this, someone will help me."
Volunteer, Kevin Carter, says, "It's helping people out and the environment and that lady needed her house done, so I told my daddy I was going to come help." As Callie Jones waited for the finished product, Gordon Avenue resident, Jessie Benton, admires what a day of hard work left behind."
Benton says, "They painted the trim and trimmed all of the windows that needed painting really bad, and this door was deteriorating and they replaced that."
These are all replacements that warm Jessie's heart. She says, "It shows there are a lot of people that have a lot of love, caring and sharing in their hearts."
Both Benton and Jones say their newly repaired homes will remind them of what giving back truly means. Rebuilding together with Christmas in April volunteers repaired sixteen homes around the Albany community Saturday.