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The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards. WG&L leaders say the utility is paying $20,000 dollars a monthMore >>
The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:41 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:41:18 GMT
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today. Century Pines Assisted Living Center threw a party for resident Charles Walker who turned 101 today. Walker wasMore >>
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:34 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:34:54 GMT
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing. A couple of businesses are thriving there. The new art park is open, and a sidewalk improvementMore >>
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:20:33 GMT
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come. Tonight, The Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority board began discussionsMore >>
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come.More >>
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 >>
March 27, 2004
Cordele-- Fire fighters were called to the Cordele home shortly after midnight and at the time they didn't know four people were trapped inside by the smoke and flames. Later the lifeless bodies of a Cordele women and her three young grandchildren were discovered.
Family and friends offer their comfort to Angelil Ford. Ford's mother and her three children died in a house fire Friday night.
"For the situation, I'm holding up pretty well but that was my baby and that was my best friend," says Ford.
54 year old Mattie Ford was baby-sitting 9 year old Kristen, 3 year old Zion, 22 month old Morgan. Investigators believe the fire started sometime after 10 o'clock when Ford either fell asleep while cooking food or left the stove unattended.
The sleeping children and Ford died of smoke inhalation.
"They are in heaven with my mother because my mother was an angel," says Ford.
And now Angelil Ford and her father will hold on to the memories of Kristen a 3rd grader that loved to sing and Zion a shy little girl with beautiful eyes. Morgan was about to celebrate her 2nd birthday and her mother who she's calls her best friend.
"They are with God now," says Ford.
A tragic loss of life that is testing the strength of this South Georgia family.
In just the last 10 days, 23 Georgians have died in fires. Since the start of the year, 60 people have died in fires in Georgia.