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Damage, power outages plague Tift County

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  • East Albany duplex fire

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:08 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:08:51 GMT
    Firefighters are on the scene of a duplex fire in the 1100 block of Clark Avenue.Around 05:22 this morning crews arrived and saw heavy smoke coming from the home.Firefighters were able to quickly put out the flames.No one inside andno injuries have been reported.Stay with WALB for the latest on this developing story.Copyright 2014 WALB. All rights reserved.More >>
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  • South Albany House Fire

    South Albany House Fire

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:06 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:06:43 GMT
    Albany firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in the 600 block of West Gordon Avenue.We have a crew on the scene.Stay with WALB for the latest on this story.Copyright 2014 WALB. All rights reserved.More >>
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  • Closing arguments in murder trial set for Wednesday morning

    Closing arguments in murder trial set for Wednesday morning

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:03 AM EDT2014-08-20 08:03:55 GMT
    (left to right) Ezekial James and Jordan Harris(left to right) Ezekial James and Jordan Harris
    Closing arguments in the trial accusing two men of robbing and killing former Lee County Commissioner and Albany businessman is set for Wednesday morning.More >>
    Closing arguments in the trial accusing two men of robbing and killing former Lee County Commissioner and Albany businessman is set for Wednesday morning.More >>

September 6, 2004

Tift County- The heavy rains and strong winds knocked down an oak tree to fall on 10th Avenue.

It crashed down on Ray Marino's pick-up truck.

"We were inside watching a movie when we heard a boom and we said something's happened here. We went looking around and I said oh my pickup. I parked there so it'd be safe, but it still got it," says Marino.

Just a few blocks away on Davis Avenue a pine tree toppled and ripped power lines. Many customers in the area were already without power when it happened.

The Tifton Georgia Power office says nearly 2,500 customers in there area lost power Monday. They say customers should expect outages throughout the night.

Posted at 5:40 PM by elaine.armstrong@walb.com