Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:51:07 GMT
Ravi Mikel Givens was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He is being held in the Dougherty County jail. Givens, who played ball at Westover and StetsonMore >>
Agents say that police responded to the apartment because of a burglar alarm. Officers found the back door broken open and went inside. That's where they detected a strong odor of marijuana, and saw pot in plain view.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:49 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:49:38 GMT
Moultrie Technical College unveiled its new $9.5 million, 46,000 square-foot Health Sciences Building Wednesday. The brand new structure is located at the school's Veterans Parkway Campus (VPC) in Moultrie. RepresentativesMore >>
Moultrie Technical College unveiled its new $9.5 million, 46,000 square-foot Health Sciences Building Wednesday. The brand new structure is located at the school's Veterans Parkway Campus in Moultrie.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:46 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:46:04 GMT
Albany Humane Society officials say it's one of the worst cases of animal neglect they have seen. Tonight a veterinarian and Humane Society workers are trying to nurse a one-year old lab mix back toMore >>
Albany Humane Society officials and a veterinarian are nursing a dog back to health, after she was nearly starved to death.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:45 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:45:45 GMT
Work is underway on a big empty retail space in Albany to bring in a new business and a spirit of celebration. Party City will open a store at 2709 Dawson Road, near the Albany Mall this August. EconomicMore >>
Work is underway on a big empty retail space in Albany to bring in a new business and a spirit of celebration.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:41:48 GMT
An Albany prosthetist is coming to the rescue to help a Moultrie man who lost his arm to rare flesh eating bacteria. We introduced you to Michael Hobgood last night. His arm was amputated less than twoMore >>
An Albany prosthetist is coming to the rescue to help a Moultrie man who lost his arm to rare flesh eating bacteria.More >>
July 29, 2005
Valdosta - A piece of construction paper with a short message may not seem like much, but to South Georgia soldiers serving in Iraq, its the extra push they need to keep on fighting. "They live in tents and its 130 degrees, but they don't mind doing it when they know America appreciates it," said Claire Strickland.
That's why these girls are sending a special thank you all the way across the globe. "We're just trying to tell them how much this means to us and that we really appreciate what they're doing over there for our country and our freedom," said Emma Buescher.
"We thought it would cheer them up and let them know we're thinking of them," said Jesslyn Brantley.
The girls are part of Sigma Delta Theta, a service group with members from Valwood, Lowndes, and Valdosta High Schools. As a service project, they've dressed up as citizens from countries all over the world to represent world peace, and they're writing letters of support and encouragement to members of our local National Guard Unit. "It takes a lot of courage to go over there and do something most of us girls could never dream of doing," said Elizabeth Street .
The letters will come at a time when the soldiers need them most. Last week, four members of their company died in a roadside bomb explosion. "They're stunned and very saddened," said Claire Strickland.
Claire Strickland should know, her husband is the company's training officer. "The company guys are very close to one another and I would pray that it would give them support when they have to go out on a mission, that it would bring a smile to their face and just give them a little bit of cheer," said Strickland.
Cheer and hope to let them know people back home thinking of them, and are grateful for their service.