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.
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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 >>
April 17, 2006 by Brent Solomon
Albany -- If you haven't already put your return in the mail, you're not out of luck. A couple of Albany post offices are open late tonight to make sure you get your taxes to the IRS, without being penalized.
Jim Williams just can't help it. He does this year after year. "Have to say I do. No different. I keep promising myself I'm going to do it different each year."
But whenever the last day to mail taxes comes around, he finds himself here. "I'm one of those procrastinators, last minute filer of my income tax."
That's why postal workers are working longer tonight, to accommodate the almost 2,000 people who waited until the last minute. "We ask for a lot of volunteers so everyone you see out there is usually volunteer employees," said Post Office Manager David Gunnoe.
The volunteers and postal workers are working until 12:00AM, since you have to have an April 17th postmark on your tax return to avoid a penalty. And even that's an extension from the normal April 15th deadline.
So why didn't Jim get it in on the 15th? "That's a good question," says Anthony Jones. "Because it wasn't ready. But today it is ready. In hand and ready to go."
A little peace of mind for people like Jim Williams who is well intended, but just can't seem to get in here before the last day. "I'll promise myself next year I'll try to do a little better. We'll be checking. All right."
Long lines expected later tonight, and if you still need to mail off your taxes, you've got until midnight. The West Broad Avenue branch will also have extended hours tonight.
We’ll have an update on the late night tax rush tonight at eleven.