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 >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:44:14 GMT
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School. Pictures of the Baconton Community Charter School file room show where students cellMore >>
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 12:48 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:48:01 GMT
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral. 16-year old Keyanna Lang died from a heart condition. Due to her illness the family couldn't keep lifeMore >>
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 8:00 AM EDT2013-05-18 12:00:09 GMT
In its effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May, Dollar General will host a career fair at Dollar General located at 2017 N Slappey Blvd. in Albany, Ga. on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.More >>
The event is held as part of the major retailer's effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May...More >>
May 19, 2006
Leesburg- Attorneys for former deputy Donnie Spillers don't plan to appeal his conviction. Spillers says he just wants to put the last year behind him and move on. Spillers was convicted yesterday of lying to investigators and violation of oath of office.
He was sentenced to five years probation. Judge Rucker Smith said the facts and circumstances of this case determined his sentence. He explained his decision to those in the courtroom.
"Because Mr. Beaver's gone and will never be back with us, Mr. Spillers is never going to be the same either, and I really don't know that there's anything I can do to Mr. Spillers, that's work than anything he's already done to himself," said Judge Rucker Smith.
Donnie Spillers was also ordered to complete 400 hours of community service,and undergo mental health counseling and treatment.
Donnie Spillers could have his criminal record wiped clean because he's a first offender.
First offender status is only available to someone who has never been convicted of a crime. If Spillers completes five years of probation with no problems, there will be no record of the conviction.
"Once your indicted for something that indictment never comes off your criminal history for law enforcement purposes, for job purposes and public information purposes once his completed his first offender sentence it comes off that GCIC," said Cecelia Cooper, District Attorney.
To complete his probation, Spillers must routinely report to a probation officer, undergo special alcohol and drug testing, and consent to random searches of his person and his home.