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 >>
May 24, 2006
Thomasville- In Thomasville, trouble has already found several teens. Two high school graduates were arrested Monday charged with aggravated assault for shooting a 14 and 15 year old with a pellet gun. Monday morning group of teens tossed a Molotov cocktail into the middle of Summerhill Road scorching the roadway. Providing students with organized activities may keep many out of trouble over the next three months.
Eleven year old Jonathan Law, plans on dancing his way through summer.
"Because it gives me a challenge to move my body and just go crazy," said Jonathan Law, 11 year old student.
Going crazy at the YMCA with friends is a safe way to spend the next three months.
"Sometimes, they don't have a lot of things to do so they wind up out on the street doing things that they don't need to be doing and getting into things they don't need to be getting into," said Penny Hembree, Thomasville School Resource Officer.
That's why school resource officers are encouraging organized summer activities.
"We have a soccer camp going on this week, as well as our girls fast pitch softball camp, and our swim team began practicing so they're swimming every morning from 8 to 11," said Greer Cox, Thomasville YMCA Branch Director.
While some students are diving into activities they're also learning right from wrong.
"I mean, should we jump to conclusions just because something is missing?" questions a YMCA instructor.
"Each one of these teens has to attend a character building program and learn about trustworthiness, about being respectful, about being responsible," said Cox.
There are also plenty of free programs through The Boys and Girls Club and Thomasville Police Department.
"We've got a lot of summer programs going on this summer, we've got Safetyville," said Hembree.
Thomasville Police will also hold a new juvenile law enforcement camp, but whatever it is kids should have some organized activity.
"Yeah, I'll spend most of my time here," said Law.
That activity could keep students safe this summer and out of trouble.
The YMCA offers a special 12 week kids summer membership for $110. All activities at the Boys and Girls Club and the Thomasville Police Department are free.