August 22, 2005
Douglas-Police say 60 year old Joe Tanksley, of Douglas, was killed when he was struck by a car driven by 53 year old Rudolf Porter.
Tanksley was pronounced dead at the scene. Porter complained of injuries and was taken to the hospital. Officials say they believe he may have suffered a stroke while he was behind the wheel.
The wreck is still under investigation.
Valdosta Police and Paramedics responded to the 1500 block of Baytree Road just after 5:00 Wednesday afternoon, when a woman told 911 that a man attacked her with a knife.
Angel Thacker Freundschuh, 37, of Lee County, was sentenced to 12 months and a day in prison for perjury by U. S. District Court Judge Leslie J. Abrams in Albany, Wednesday.
Worth County Fire Rescue crews were called to the 500 block of Jewell Crowe Road for a structure fire, about 2:30 Wednesday afternoon.
As part of DNA week on Today in Georgia, WALB's Cade Fowler reveals his genetic findings and some tips on how to track down your ancestors.
Dougherty County Schools Superintendent Kenneth Dyer is preparing for his first school year in his new role.