Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:32 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:32:02 GMT
The United Way of Southwest Georgia honors more than a dozen organizations for their leadership in supporting United Way agencies. United Way raised about 1.1-million dollars this year. That's up slightlyMore >>
The United Way of Southwest Georgia honors more than a dozen organizations for their leadership in supporting United Way agencies.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:31 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:31:27 GMT
Dougherty County School Board members want property owners to know, they won't raise your taxes despite another tight budget year. Monday night Board members held a public hearing to give people a chanceMore >>
Dougherty County School Board members want property owners to know, they won't raise your taxes despite another tight budget year.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:23 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:23:09 GMT
The opening of Albany's new airport terminal remains on schedule despite a delay in the ceremonial opening. Travelers will begin using the new facility at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport two weeks fromMore >>
The opening of Albany's new airport terminal remains on schedule despite a delay in the ceremonial opening.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:03 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:03:40 GMT
A Georgia girl remains hospitalized tonight with serious burns following a boat explosion on Lake Lanier. Apparently, a fuel leak led to the blast. Cell phone video captured by boaters shows a boat burningMore >>
A Georgia girl remains hospitalized tonight with serious burns following a boat explosion on Lake Lanier. Apparently, a fuel leak led to the blast.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-06-18 03:59:55 GMT
Police are asking banks to be on the lookout for a woman who has cashed thousands of dollars in forged checks. So far, she's hit Colony Banks in Albany, Valdosta, Moultrie, and Sylvester. Sylvester PoliceMore >>
Police hope to stop a successful forger who's gotten away with thousands of dollars so far by cashing fraudulent checks at multiple south Georgia banks.More >>
Albany -- A former New York city firefighter, who survived the September 11th terrorist attacks, now trains other firefighters on new technology.
He was in one Tower, of the World Trade Centers just before it's collapse. Raul Muniz was a covering officer for Truck 172 of the New York City fire department, September 11th, 2001. Muniz said "I was actually in the towers. I was ordered out of the towers moments before the collapse."
Muniz says it is only by the grace of God that he survived, while hundreds of his fellow firefighters were killed. "I did lose some very close comrades, people that I had known for over 25 years."
Muniz stayed on after 9-11, helping rebuild the fire department. "A lot of us who could have retired sooner, stuck around longer, got the New York City back to strength, and now we can go on with our lives."
Muniz now works for Bullard, a company that makes a thermal imaging camera, training firefighters to use it. Muniz says he often retells his story of 9-11 to firefighters across the country.
Muniz worked more than 25 years for the New York City fire department. He said his unit answered 4 to 6 thousand fire calls a year. That is close to double the calls the entire Albany Fire Department makes per year.