Sunday, May 19 2013 6:16 PM EDT2013-05-19 22:16:35 GMT
The Tift County Sheriff's investigators are still searching for clues to find a missing pregnant woman. Her mother is making a plea to find her daughter who hasn't been seen in more than two months. DianeMore >>
The Tift County Sheriff's investigators are still searching for clues to find Crystal Hendrix. Her mother is making a plea to find her daughter who hasn't been seen in more than two months.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 10:19 AM EDT2013-05-19 14:19:32 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.
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:42 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:42:03 GMT
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff. It was the first annual pigs in the park event, put on by the Georgia Narcotics Officer'sMore >>
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:47 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:47:12 GMT
Thomasville Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a store, scaring customers and clerks. Police say they responded to the Dollar General on West Jackson Street around 9:15pm Friday. EmployeesMore >>
Thomasville Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a store, scaring customers and clerks.
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:59:02 GMT
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. Authorities say it happened around 11pm Friday near the 3900 block of Radium Springs Road. PoliceMore >>
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. More >>
September 6, 2004
Albany-- Hotels on Interstates 75 and 95 and west on I-10 are be full, but there are other options.
The American Red Cross has opened a shelter with showers and beds at ABAC in Tifton. The location is exit 64 off I -75 to ABAC. Pets can be accommodated at the Tifton Humane society when checking into the shelter.
Spence Field south of Moultrie is opening its campground for hurricane evacuees at no charge. The First Baptist Church of Moultrie, located at 400 South Main St., is also a shelter, and can house 200 people.
Another area that's available to evacuees is in Lee County. At the new Lee County jail on Pinewood Road, there is a large, open field where the firing range is. That field will be set up to accommodate evacuees in recreational vehicles. Sheriff Harold Breeden says there is a large classroom available for shelter that has showers and restrooms.
And if needed, the Red Cross has approved First Baptist Church in Leesburg as a shelter.
The Riverbend campground located on Highway 129, north of Alapaha will be open for evacuees. Their website is www.riverbendbluegrass.com . For more info call 229-425-0805. The normal rate is $10 but that has been cut in half. Dry camping is free. There are two bathhouses and one large covered shelter and a big building that can shelter people.
In Hampton, Atlanta Motor Speedway will open its campgrounds this weekend to evacuees of Hurricane Frances. The speedway, which is equipped to handles thousands of campers during its two annual NASCAR race weekends, will open its two largest gravel campgrounds to evacuees free of charge.
AMS will also open its camper shower facilities, allowing evacuees free access to hot showers and restroom facilities. Atlanta Motor Speedway is located approximately 25 miles south of Atlanta on Hwy 19/41 and approximately eight miles west of I-75.
Those interested in camping at Atlanta Motor Speedway should enter the speedway grounds at Entrance 'E' off Hwy 19/41 or Entrance 'G' off Richard Petty Boulevard, and park in the large gravel lot located adjacent to these entrances.
For on-site assistance or directions, visit the ticket office/gift store building.