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.
Albany - A follow up on our special report "Diplomas for Sale". One of the schools in our investigation didn't know their diplomas weren't being accepted at Albany Technical College until our report.
Friday morning, the school administrator took her new accreditation papers to the school and is back on track.
Latonia Clark was shocked to find out on our news that her Southwest Georgia Institute of Education diplomas were being rejected at Albany Technical College. Clark says, "No one informed me of that, but I'm glad the community and myself can move on."
Clark made a move this morning to make things right. Clark adds, "I went in this morning and spoke with Albany Tech and I did get some positive results with them. I gave them my updated criteria and because of the mis-communication now things are squared away and I do have my correct accreditation."
Albany Tech stopped accepting their diploma this past Spring. But, now that Clark has the right accreditation paperwork Albany Tech will recognize their diplomas. Albany Tech's Public Relations Director, Kate DeLoach, "As of yesterday [Thursday] we did not, today [Friday] we do because now we have the documentation."
On Monday, Clark mistakenly told WALB that she was accredited by the Georgia Commission of Independent Study, which doesn't exist. Clark says, "I don't know how we mixed each other on that situation, but I'm glad it's squared away today."
She showed us an acceptance letter dated November 2nd, from The Accrediting Commission for Independent Study , which is accepted by technical schools in Georgia. Her school was added to the ACIS web site on Tuesday, a day after we talked to her.
At two Friday afternoon, Clark sent her new accreditation papers by fax to Southwest Georgia Technical College in Thomasville. Now, they too accept the Southwest Georgia Institute of Education diplomas.
The other school we told you about on Thursday, Cornerstone Christian Correspondence School in Townsend, Georgia sent us a new letter that goes out to applicants.
It warns applicants that some branches of the military and some colleges do not accept correspondence school diplomas.