Saturday, May 25 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:37:45 GMT
Albany Panther's first ever beer fest just wrapped up tonight. For 25 bucks beer lovers sampled more than 20 types of beer at the Civic Center and there was plenty of entertainment. Musical acts, suchMore >>
Albany Panther's held their first ever beer fest Saturday night. More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 11:33 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:33:38 GMT
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event. Musical artists from around south Georgia performed at the Albany Municipal Auditorium Saturday afternoon.More >>
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 10:30 PM EDT2013-05-26 02:30:39 GMT
A Turner County man is now in custody after he had a standoff with deputies for about two hours Saturday evening. Sheriff Andy Hester says deputies were called to the home of Ricky Nelson on CoverdaleMore >>
A man had a standoff with Turner County deputies for about two hours Saturday evening.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-05-25 22:27:57 GMT
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event. This may seem like a regularMore >>
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 4:52 PM EDT2013-05-25 20:52:02 GMT
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times. It happened around 3:15pm Saturday, near the 1500 block of U.S. Highway 19. Officials say John Earley wasMore >>
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times.More >>
April 2, 2006
Albany -- Daylight Saving Time started early this morning, and hopefully everyone remembered to change their clocks for an hour later.
Local fire stations also like to use Daylight Saving Time to remind people to check and change the batteries on your smoke detectors.
For many smoke detectors, checking the battery is as simple as pressing a button. The detector will sound if it's in working order. If it doesn't beep you may need to change the battery.
"Your smoke detectors detect smoke, they detect heat. It's an early signal that something's wrong. That you have smoke in your house, and it gives you a chance to get out of your house before something bad happens," said Albany Fireman Ricky Thompson.
Firefighters remind people to check the battery monthly and change the battery every six months.
Most detectors unless wired into the home, will use a nine volt battery. Some new smoke detectors can use a nine volt lithium battery that can last ten years. The fire department reminds people who choose this long-lasting battery to check it every month.