October 31, 2006
Albany -- A former Albany Herald employee plead no contest to charges she conned her co-workers out of money for her six year old son's funeral. The boy is not dead.
Demetrious Green of Parrott was sentenced to 12 months probation and fined $409. She'll also have to pay more than $3,000 in restitution.
Just before last Christmas, Green told Herald supervisor that her son died, and co-workers raised $630 for her.
In July, she told the paper her mother died, and she needed time off. Both her son and mother are still alive. Green resigned from the paper August 4th.
Albany's police chief responded to concerns about the nonstop gunfire happening in one South Albany neighborhood.
Phoebe Putney Hospital recently upgraded a device that will give patients with irregular heartbeats more surgical options.
NASCAR is at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, but with rain in the forecast, it is stirring up a debate between the track and the drivers.
The Worth County's Best Friends Humane Society's biggest fundraiser of the year is just around the corner and tickets are selling out fast.
Spring pollens have made an early appearance this year in Southwest Georgia.