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The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral. 16-year old Keyanna Lang died from a heart condition. Due to her illness the family couldn't keep lifeMore >>
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 8:00 AM EDT2013-05-18 12:00:09 GMT
In its effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May, Dollar General will host a career fair at Dollar General located at 2017 N Slappey Blvd. in Albany, Ga. on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.More >>
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Friday, May 17 2013 11:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:58:09 GMT
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer CoalitionMore >>
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Georgia.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:44:12 GMT
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months. About 2,000 workers at the Albany base will have to take up to 11 unpaid days off in the next fiscal year that startsMore >>
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:43:28 GMT
The Rat Pack came back to Albany Friday night. Sinatra and Friends performed at Doublegate Country Club to raise money for the Albany Symphony Association. The guys who play the roles of Frank Sinatra,More >>
People danced the night away to Frank Sinatra tunes.More >>
From:Dooly Co. Sheriff’s Department
Randy Lamberth, Inv
Ref:Person jumping from bridge
On Wednesday, June 08, 2005, at approximately 12:15PM, the Dooly County Sheriff’s Department received a call from a motorist on Interstate I-75 of a person jumping from the Shiloh Bridge.Law enforcement and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the location.
Upon arrival of emergency medical personnel and law enforcement it was determined that the person was deceased.The person was identified as a white male, 58 years of age.The name is being with held pending notification of family.
It was learned from witness, that the person was holding onto the pipe railing on the bridge over the outside lane of traffic on the northbound side.No one else was seen around the area at the time.Witness stated, that they knew the subject would not be able to hold on very long, and then the subject fell into the right lane of traffic.
Due to the incident the one lane of traffic was blocked for approximately one hour.Two lanes of traffic were able to continue to flow, keeping traffic from backing up.
The Dooly County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the Georgia State Patrol in the incident, Dooly County EMS and the Dooly County Coroner’s Office.