Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:07 AM EDT2013-05-21 12:07:49 GMT
The American Red Cross is working with Oklahoma officials and have been all night to help clean up the devastation and ensure victims of these monstrous tornadoes get the help they need. They're alsoMore >>
The Red Cross holds blood drives, CPR classes and says there are many ways for folks to lend a hand throughout the year but now, for disasters like this, the organization says the best way to help is through donations.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:29 AM EDT2013-05-21 11:29:09 GMT
The Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office is now saying that at least 40 more have been killed after a deadly tornado outbreak barreled through Oklahoma, bringing the death toll to 91. At least 40 ofMore >>
The Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office is now saying that at least 40 more have been killed after a deadly tornado outbreak barreled through Oklahoma, bringing the death toll to 91.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:03 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:03:02 GMT
Paramedics tell us they're amazed no one was seriously hurt in a rush hour crash just outside Albany Monday evening. The driver of a pickup truck lost control on Philema Road just before 5:00. The truckMore >>
The driver of a pickup truck and his passenger walk away from the mangled wreckage after a crash.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:02 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:02:59 GMT
An unusual wreck on Albany's bypass Monday night left the highway littered with yard debris. About 9:30, a car collided with a trailer that was hauling tree limbs on the Liberty Expressway between theMore >>
Wrecked cars and yard debris slow traffic on Albany's bypass.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:07 GMT
Moultrie Police tell us they have the accused triggerman in a shooting in custody after two weeks on the run. Police arrested 19-year-old Darren Huntley over the weekend in Waycross. 22-year-old DominiqueMore >>
Moultrie Police tell us they have the accused triggerman in a shooting in custody after two weeks on the run.More >>
November 17, 2003
Albany - A South Georgia family is happy to see more than a thousand old tires near their home are finally being cleaned up, but they won't be satisfied until the eye sore is gone.
Kimberly Goodman looks at a spot of empty land adjacent to her yard on Harris Road. "This vacant spot is where tires were once piled up," said Goodman.
Hundreds of old tires still remain, but land owner Barbara Turner started removing some of the tires over the weekend. "I'm happy that some of the tires are gone, but I wont be satisfied until they're all gone," said Goodman.
Turner is paying for the tires to be removed load by load. "The guy moving the tires this weekend said they couldn't do it all in one day. They told me they would be coming back periodically to remove the tires," said Goodman.
The Environment Protection Division of the DNR ordered Turner clear the land by October 10th or face a fine. But, the deadline passed. "These aren't her tires. Someone dumped them on her property without her knowledge. So we plan to work with her and not be heavy handed," said DNR Environmental Specialist Charles Turner.
Now, the EPD says Turner has filed for a 60 day extension and is coming up with a time table to remove the tires. But, Goodman still isn't satisfied. "I not satisfied with extension after extension. I want the EPD to go ahead and give her a deadline to get the tires out of here."
The EPD says it won't fine Turner as long as she continues to remove the tires. Until then, Goodman is left with an eye sore in her own back yard. And, Goodman says the tires are a breeding ground for mosquitoes. She asked Code Enforcement to have the County spray the area, but nothing had been done as of Monday.