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 >>
October 28, 2006
Plains - - In today's faced-past, modern society, we often forget the good ole days of how Southern living used to be.
A National Historic site in Plains is trying to re-capture that lifestyle and teach it to those who don't know a thing about it.
It's a little bit of what makes South Georgia. Country living, friendly people, life on a farm. One family came from Durham North Carolina to experience life here in the 1920's.
"She was surprised they didn't have electricity. I'm trying to tell them before those things weren't available," says Jose Villasenor regarding his young daughter.
People made the best out of what they had. On the boyhood farm of former President Jimmy Carter, park rangers made that clear. Demonstrating how Blacksmiths and Carpenters provided the needs of the everyday people. President Carter was one.
"He was. In no short terms he was. Back then, he wasn't guaranteed to go to the navy so next thing that would follow is a farmer because his father was a farmer," says Park Ranger Gabriel Laster.
Mules helped farmers with manual labor essential to making the necessities. A member from the Georgia Plow Club brought his two 4 year old mules to give folks and up close and personal look at how well mules can be trained.
From shelling corn, to tasting sugar cane, the 500 visitors at the national park learned a little bit of everything.
"It also gives kids and grandparents that tie. Many of the grandparents remember boiling peanuts and peanut country, making butter, cutting cane and making syrup, but the new generations don't know about that," says Park Superintendent Lizzie Watts.
Not until now.
This is the 2nd Mule Day for the National Historic Site. They plan to do a couple every year.