August 29, 2005
Albany- A group of American Red Cross volunteers packed up Emergency Response Vehicles and headed to Miami over the weekend.
Another group of volunteers will likely head to Louisiana Tuesday or Wednesday.
"Typically an assignment goes for three weeks and them if the operation requires they'll be asked to extend, or other people will be sent in," says Daniel Churchman, disaster services director.
The volunteers will likely be responsible for mass feeding when they arrive. Officials say the best way for you to help is to send donations to American Red Cross or donate online.
They also say it's a good time for Georgians to think about and prepare their own disaster kits and plans.
A new doctor's office in Turner County has virtually eliminated the commute for parents needing after-hours urgent care for their kids.
If you live in Thomasville you may have noticed a lot of sirens and first responders near Archbold Hospital Thursday morning, it was only a drill.
A new fundraiser is aiming to help fund scholarships for Colquitt County students.
A Moultrie family is still pleading for answers after a 68-year-old woman was shot and killed more than a week ago. (Source: WALB)
Police are cautioning drivers to build in extra drive-time when classes start back in Albany Tuesday.