July 1, 2005
Tifton- The Tifton Welcome Center was packed with military family members and supporters during their Yellow Ribbon Day ceremony.
Billie Ann and Kirby Hall's son in serving in Afghanistan. They and other military family members tied ribbons around a freedom tree in the window at the Tifton Welcome Center.
"It makes us very proud and I'm surprised there are so many people, even people who don't have sons in the military show up to support those who do," says Billie Ann Hall.
City council members also signed a proclamation naming July 4th as Yellow Ribbon Day. Tifton will continue its salute to the armed forces on Monday at 9 PM at the Agrirama.
An annual Albany event will be at a new location this year, due to damaged caused by January's storms.
A South Georgia attraction is giving students a chance to hang out with superheroes during Spring Break.
Coffee County drug investigators have arrested a 28-year-old Douglas man on distribution charges after he was caught selling ecstasy in a local restaurant parking lot.
More than two months after a tornado struck Dougherty County, a toddler reported missing during the storm has still not been found.
Hundreds of students have sent in their applications for a new career academy in Dougherty County.