Monday, May 20 2013 11:25 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:25:03 GMT
Two men, one black and one white, burst into the Petro Store at the intersection of Highway 200 and Highway 45 Sunday night, and attacked the clerk, stealing money. The victim told authorities that theMore >>
Two men, one black and one white, burst into the Petro Store at the intersection of Highway 200 and Highway 45 Sunday night, and attacked the clerk, stealing money.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 10:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 14:54:19 GMT
Information from the Georgia Lottery- ATLANTA – A Valdosta man has won a huge jackpot prize playing Fantasy 5. William Gilbert, 71, matched all five numbers from the May 16 Fantasy 5 drawing, winningMore >>
William Gilbert, 71, matched all five numbers from the May 16 Fantasy 5 drawing, winning the 484,201 jackpot prize. Barretts, 6685 Bemiss Road in Valdosta, sold the Quik Pik ticket.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 10:45 AM EDT2013-05-20 14:45:59 GMT
Thomasville Police Officers responded to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting Sunday night. Employees told police a man left the store with a shopping cart full of items without paying. The employeesMore >>
Thomasville Police Officers responded to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting Sunday night. Employees said the man pulled knife and began swing it at them. He then ran to a vehicle parked in the parking lot and attempted to leave however, but the car would not start, so he took off running.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:30 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:30:40 GMT
By PAMELA SAMPSON AP Business Writer BANGKOK (AP) - The price of oil fell Monday ahead of the release later this week of economic data from the U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies, andMore >>
The price of oil fell Monday ahead of the release later this week of economic data from the U.S. and China. Benchmark crude for June delivery was down 55 cents to $95.47 a barrel, but gas in East Albany was $3.42 this morning....More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:03 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:03:02 GMT
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana. Deputies responded to a complaint at Jose Sanchez's house on Highway 129 North Friday. AuthoritiesMore >>
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana.
Americus-- A contentious South Georgia Sheriff's race, "I am glad today is here to get it over and done with, " says Sheriff Bob Ingle.
Candidates don't think the winner will be decided tonight.
Sumter County Sheriff Bob Ingle is seeking a second term, but three opponents are not making it easy.
Two former employees of his and a county commissioner want his job.
Sheriff Bob Ingle was out of uniform today, taking the day off to do some last minute campaigning. Ingle is optimistic that he could win without a run-off. Sheriff Bob Ingle, "Four years ago they felt they needed a change, had a reason for a change, now that reason is not there and people are satisfied."
"I believe it is going to end in a runoff this afternoon I would hate to say who those two people are at this point, but I hope I will be one of the ones in a runoff in August," says candidate Terrance Bryant.
Bryant, a county commissioner, says their are too many good candidates in the race not to have a run-off.
Former Sumter County deputy and candidate, James Driver, agrees, "I went into this thing looking for a challenge and a run-off will just be part of it so I'll be ready for a run-off, I have been expecting it."
"Well I am confident I will take the entire race, I don't believe there will be a run-off. I believe that people have been looking for something going on and that is I have the silent majority behind me," says candidate Joe Sosnovik.
Sosnovik, who also worked as a deputy under Ingle, says he is the people's candidate, and dismisses talk that he is the underdog.