March 15, 2006
Albany -- An Abraham Baldwin College student died Wednesday from meningitis. College leaders say other students should be cautious but insist they're not in danger.
Nineteen-year-old Andrew Heathman died today in Augusta. The ABAC sophomore got sick last month and did not return to the Tifton campus after spring break.
He had viral meningitis which is usually not fatal and not highly contagious.
Bacterial meningitis is much more serious.
ABAC's medical director says there is no public health problem, but he encourages students to try to stay healthy so their immune systems can fight off viruses and other illnesses.
A South Georgia community is helping one of its leaders fight the battle of a lifetime. Leesburg Police Chief Charles Moore is fighting cancer.
More than 100 Dougherty County residents got their groove on to support heart health today! Phoebe hosted a free Zumba dance workshop at Albany State University.
More than 100 people in Albany showed up to learn how they can get help for necessary home repairs.
NASCAR is at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend and two Georgia drivers will be fighting for the checkered flag.
The Cook County Sheriff's Office is investigating after getting complaints about an internet-based message circulating on several social media.