September 9, 2005
Lowndes County - Students at Pine Grove Elementary are helping bring relief to hurricane victims.
They've been collecting pennies and donating their ice cream money to the school's relief fund. Friday, the students gave the American Red Cross a check $2,600.
"I really felt sorry for those people who were caught in the hurricane and I really wanted to help," said Trevor Williams, Fourth Grader.
Ambling Company matched the school's donation, bringing their grand total to $5,200.
Sheriff Reggie Rachals said re-purposing SPLOST money to replace outdated cars was money well-spent.
Whatley Fountain used his birthday party to raise funds by having his friends bring money instead of birthday presents.
A business center in Albany wants to give South Georgia entrepreneurs the tools needed after launching a business.
On Monday, close to 100 people filled the streets of downtown Thomasville for a march in response to what the GBI said was a fatal deputy-involved shooting last week.
The efforts of a South Georgia Public Works employee after back-to-back storms earlier this year has gained state-wide attention.