Sunday, May 19 2013 10:19 AM EDT2013-05-19 14:19:32 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.
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:42 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:42:03 GMT
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff. It was the first annual pigs in the park event, put on by the Georgia Narcotics Officer'sMore >>
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:47 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:47:12 GMT
Thomasville Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a store, scaring customers and clerks. Police say they responded to the Dollar General on West Jackson Street around 9:15pm Friday. EmployeesMore >>
Thomasville Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a store, scaring customers and clerks.
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:59:02 GMT
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. Authorities say it happened around 11pm Friday near the 3900 block of Radium Springs Road. PoliceMore >>
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:58:50 GMT
It's graduation time for high schools in Dougherty County and students are ready to embark on their next journey. 230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High SchoolMore >>
230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High School this Saturday morning.More >>
November 18, 2005
Albany - The renowned African Children's Choir is performing with the Albany Symphony this weekend. The choir is made up of African children seven to eleven years old. Many have lost one or both of their parents to war, famine, and disease.
They're on the "Concert of Hope and Healing" tour to raise awareness of the troubles facing African children. The choir is performing with the symphony Saturday 4:00PM at the Albany Municipal Auditorium. The concert is free.
Native Americans from across the nation are in Albany to teach others about their cultures and heritage. The annual Native American Cultural Festival got underway Friday at the Parks at Chehaw.
Visitors enjoyed tribal dancing and learned about various tribes and their traditions. Plains Indian Big Mountain says it's important for people to know the truth about Native Americans, instead of believing what they've seen portrayed on TV.
"Our way of life back in the day was a good way of life. We lived off the land. We talk about the relationship we have with the earth. Believe it or not without modern day convenience, the earth provides everything we need for everyday survival."
The festival continues through Sunday at the Parks at Chehaw. The gates are open from 10:00AM to 10:00PM Saturday and 10:00AM to 5:00PM Sunday.
There will be dancing, story telling, weapons demonstrations and flute performances. Tickets are $7 for people over 13 years old and $6 for kids 6 to 12. Kids under 6 get in free.