Saturday, May 25 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:37:45 GMT
Albany Panther's first ever beer fest just wrapped up tonight. For 25 bucks beer lovers sampled more than 20 types of beer at the Civic Center and there was plenty of entertainment. Musical acts, suchMore >>
Albany Panther's held their first ever beer fest Saturday night. More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 11:33 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:33:38 GMT
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event. Musical artists from around south Georgia performed at the Albany Municipal Auditorium Saturday afternoon.More >>
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 10:30 PM EDT2013-05-26 02:30:39 GMT
A Turner County man is now in custody after he had a standoff with deputies for about two hours Saturday evening. Sheriff Andy Hester says deputies were called to the home of Ricky Nelson on CoverdaleMore >>
A man had a standoff with Turner County deputies for about two hours Saturday evening.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-05-25 22:27:57 GMT
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event. This may seem like a regularMore >>
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 4:52 PM EDT2013-05-25 20:52:02 GMT
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times. It happened around 3:15pm Saturday, near the 1500 block of U.S. Highway 19. Officials say John Earley wasMore >>
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times.More >>
April 6, 2004
Thomasville - Lois Ezell has always liked cars, so it only seemed natural that she become an auto mechanic. But she couldn't find anyone to hire her without a high school diploma, so Lois got her GED and went back to school.
She says, "I was scared because I'd been out of school for 30 years. Just going back, I didn't think I could do it, but I pulled it off."
And Lois isn't the only one who decided to change her destiny. Her daughter, Jessie Ezell also got her GED, and is now in school at Southwest Georgia Technical College studying to become an accountant, something she never thought was possible.
"Since I've gotten this, I feel like I've achieved something. I've actually took tests and proved myself, and stuff like that. So I feel like I'm on cloud nine right now, cause I never thought I'd get it."
But both of them "got it" and are looking forward to what the future holds for the two of them. Lois and Jessie Ezell will both participate in a GED graduation ceremony held on April 29th at 7 PM at Central Middle School in Thomasville.