June 28, 2005
Newton - 78-year old Bebe Johnson's last day on the job will be July 26th. She has been the Mayor for 12 years.
Johnson's daughter says her health is the reason she's resigning. A successor will be appointed by the Newton City Council to serve the rest of Johnson's term which ends in January.
A family's home went up in flames in the pre-dawn hours Thursday on the west side of Sylvester.
A diesel spill near Hall Road and Highway 319 has prompted an evacuation at a Thomas County elementary school.
Dozens of homes around the Tyson Foods chicken plant on Industrial Park Blvd have been evacuated after a chemical fire at the plant began around 10 Wednesday night.
One person is hospitalized after a crash sent a car overturning several times in Albany. It happened around 2:30 Thursday morning at Dennis Homes off Newton Road.
Students at Garrison Pilcher Elementary School had a powerful facetime chat with one of their classmates for the first time since she started treatment for leukemia in Atlanta.