Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:51:07 GMT
Ravi Mikel Givens was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He is being held in the Dougherty County jail. Givens, who played ball at Westover and StetsonMore >>
Agents say that police responded to the apartment because of a burglar alarm. Officers found the back door broken open and went inside. That's where they detected a strong odor of marijuana, and saw pot in plain view.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:49 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:49:38 GMT
Moultrie Technical College unveiled its new $9.5 million, 46,000 square-foot Health Sciences Building Wednesday. The brand new structure is located at the school's Veterans Parkway Campus (VPC) in Moultrie. RepresentativesMore >>
Moultrie Technical College unveiled its new $9.5 million, 46,000 square-foot Health Sciences Building Wednesday. The brand new structure is located at the school's Veterans Parkway Campus in Moultrie.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:46 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:46:04 GMT
Albany Humane Society officials say it's one of the worst cases of animal neglect they have seen. Tonight a veterinarian and Humane Society workers are trying to nurse a one-year old lab mix back toMore >>
Albany Humane Society officials and a veterinarian are nursing a dog back to health, after she was nearly starved to death.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:45 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:45:45 GMT
Work is underway on a big empty retail space in Albany to bring in a new business and a spirit of celebration. Party City will open a store at 2709 Dawson Road, near the Albany Mall this August. EconomicMore >>
Work is underway on a big empty retail space in Albany to bring in a new business and a spirit of celebration.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:41:48 GMT
An Albany prosthetist is coming to the rescue to help a Moultrie man who lost his arm to rare flesh eating bacteria. We introduced you to Michael Hobgood last night. His arm was amputated less than twoMore >>
An Albany prosthetist is coming to the rescue to help a Moultrie man who lost his arm to rare flesh eating bacteria.More >>
November 17, 2003 Dougherty County- Custodians at Radium Springs Elementary School are wiping down desks, computers and anything else students may put their hands on.
This is one of the only precautions the school can take after learning a student has bacterial meningitis.
"At that point we prepared a letter and information sheet to go home to parents," said Jan Parker, the school's principal.
The letter tells parents the child has pneumococcal meningitis, the less serious type of the bacterial form. The student began showing symptoms on Friday. Since the bacteria's incubation period is 1 to 3 days, health department officials says it's unlikely other students can catch is now. Still, parents need to be alert.
"They just need to watch their children over the next few days. They need to be aware of any change in their behavior, symptoms," Parker said.
The main symptom to look for in these kids is fever and any other flu-like symptom. But there's no reason to keep students home from school.
"We've taken all the precautions that can possibly be taken, and if we knew anything else to do we'd do it."
Children are now immunized against meningitis. That vaccine has only been around a couple of years, and can only be given to children under five, so this student never got the vaccine.