Monday, May 20 2013 11:25 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:25:03 GMT
Two men, one black and one white, burst into the Petro Store at the intersection of Highway 200 and Highway 45 Sunday night, and attacked the clerk, stealing money. The victim told authorities that theMore >>
Two men, one black and one white, burst into the Petro Store at the intersection of Highway 200 and Highway 45 Sunday night, and attacked the clerk, stealing money.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 10:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 14:54:19 GMT
Information from the Georgia Lottery- ATLANTA – A Valdosta man has won a huge jackpot prize playing Fantasy 5. William Gilbert, 71, matched all five numbers from the May 16 Fantasy 5 drawing, winningMore >>
William Gilbert, 71, matched all five numbers from the May 16 Fantasy 5 drawing, winning the 484,201 jackpot prize. Barretts, 6685 Bemiss Road in Valdosta, sold the Quik Pik ticket.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 10:45 AM EDT2013-05-20 14:45:59 GMT
Thomasville Police Officers responded to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting Sunday night. Employees told police a man left the store with a shopping cart full of items without paying. The employeesMore >>
Thomasville Police Officers responded to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting Sunday night. Employees said the man pulled knife and began swing it at them. He then ran to a vehicle parked in the parking lot and attempted to leave however, but the car would not start, so he took off running.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:30 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:30:40 GMT
By PAMELA SAMPSON AP Business Writer BANGKOK (AP) - The price of oil fell Monday ahead of the release later this week of economic data from the U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies, andMore >>
The price of oil fell Monday ahead of the release later this week of economic data from the U.S. and China. Benchmark crude for June delivery was down 55 cents to $95.47 a barrel, but gas in East Albany was $3.42 this morning....More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:03 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:03:02 GMT
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana. Deputies responded to a complaint at Jose Sanchez's house on Highway 129 North Friday. AuthoritiesMore >>
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana.
Bainbridge, Georgia-- Tons of donations are on their way from Bainbridge to the victims Hurricane Katrina. "We're going to Pascagoula, Mississippi," says volunteer, Horton Griffin.
He and dozens of other volunteers are working hard to keep a tight schedule. A semi truck loaded with the supplies leaves before dawn on Friday. "This was the first leg of it this [Thursday] morning," says Griffin.
District Attorney, Joe Mulholland, is also helping out. The donations are a collaborative effort between his office and several churches around our region. "We're going to be taking food, water, cleaning supplies. Next month we're going to be taking turkeys and then the month after that, toys," says Mulholland.
Picking up the donations is just part of the process. Getting them there is the next step. "The sheriff's office here in Decatur has given us a police escort there and back," says Mulholland.
And the semi the donations will be riding in was given by Bainbridge College for the rest of the year. That's a true showing of South Georgia's hospitality, exported. "These are our brothers to the West and we're going to help them any way we can," says Mulholland. "It's people helping people that make a difference in life. If we can help one person, we're just glad to do our part," adds volunteer, Gene Trulock. "Words can't express how it makes me feel. It's a mountain top experience," says Horton. One that will carry on for at least a year.
Some of the acceptance points in Mississippi don't take clothes, so those will be sold at an upcoming yard sale in Bainbridge. Any money made will be sent directly to Pascagoula.