Thursday, May 23 2013 12:25 PM EDT2013-05-23 16:25:08 GMT
Army Specialist Ciara Smith surprised her son Devin Lewis and her mother Carla Williams today at Devin's Kindergarten graduation at Harper Elementary School in Thomasville. Smith just returned from herMore >>
Army Specialist Ciara Smith surprised her son Devin Lewis and her mother Carla Williams today at Devin's Kindergarten graduation at Harper Elementary School in Thomasville. More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:57 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:57:54 GMT
Thomasville-Thomas County Humane Society Volunteer Lacey Williams and WALB's Stephen Abel drew the winning raffle ticket late Wednesday afternoon for a $100 gas card donated by Harold Jackson and PetroleumMore >>
A group of volunteers raised a total of $640 by selling the raffle tickets. The money will be used to fight animal cruelty through education and awareness.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:01 AM EDT2013-05-23 14:01:10 GMT
Albany Engineer K. Bruce Maples, P. E. announced some road closures Thursday morning. Beginning at 6:00 A.M., Saturday, May 25, 2013, the following streets will be closed for the Spring Fest and SBMore >>
Albany Engineer K. Bruce Maples, announced some road closures beginning at 6:00 A.M., Saturday, May 25, 2013, in downtown Albany.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:00 AM EDT2013-05-23 13:00:09 GMT
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that metro Albany's unemployment rate declined to 8.6 percent in April, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 8.9 percent in March. TheMore >>
The unemployment rate in the Southwest Georgia region declined to 8.2 percent in April, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 8.4 percent in March. The rate was 8.8 percent in April a year ago.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:30 AM EDT2013-05-23 11:30:38 GMT
Dougherty County Police believe a pair of convenience store smash and grabs may be the work of the same two men. The first smash and grab happened around 2:20 am at the Pit Stop convenience store atMore >>
Dougherty County Police believe two men are behind a smash and grab and a break in at two convenience stores within four miles of each other.More >>
August 31, 2005 American Red Cross press release
Albany, Ga. -- The Southwest Georgia Chapter is in need of volunteers that are available to assist with disaster relief efforts in the affected areas of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.
A volunteer must be in good health, must complete two days of training and be available to work for three weeks. Volunteers should understand that this is a hardship assignment. Anyone that meets these requirements and is interested in assisting the Red Cross with disaster relief should call the southwest Georgia Red Cross chapter at 229-436-4845.
All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. You can help the victims of hurricane Katrina and thousands of other disasters across the country each year by making a financial gift to the American Red Cross disaster relief fund, which enables the red cross to provide shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to those in need.
Call 1-800 HELP NOW or 1-800-257-7575. Contributions to the disaster relief fund may be sent to your local American Red Cross chapter or to the American Red Cross, P. O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013.
Executive director, Pamela Jackson of Youth Becoming Healthy project has organized “Operation YBH” to raise funds for the American Red Cross relief fund. They are accepting donations at Security Bank locations in Albany.
Please contact the Red Cross with any questions at 229-436-4845.
The American Red Cross must authorize any organization or person in our area wanting to raise money for the Red Cross.