July 11, 2003
ALBANY - A South Georgia man luckily wasn't seriously injured when he was struck by lightning Thursday afternoon.
Around 3:15, 34-year-old Oree Glover was working outside at the Southern Concrete plant on U-S 19. He was near a crane when the lightning struck and knocked him to the ground.
Firefighters and EMS workers gave him oxegyn and first aid at the scene.
He was treated in the Emergency Room at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and was listed in good condition.
A hospital spokesperson said he will probably be released Thursday afternoon pending x-ray results.
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A jury convicted a Crisp County man on two counts of child molestation Friday. The jury came back with a guilty verdict for Hermenegildo Virgil Friday.
The holiday season has arrived and Dougherty County leaders want people to be more safe than ever.
Saturday morning, a few extra paws joined runners at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany. Racers and supporters alike showed their passion for supporting veterans this morning.
Troopers with the Georgia state patrol responded to a fatal crash in Coffee County around 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Three people are behind bars in the Dougherty County Jail for their part in a shooting at Albany State University.