November 8, 2006
Albany - - A non-profit organization is making sure people in need have the things they need to prepare Thanksgiving dinners for their families.
Love thy Neighbor, Incorporated gave out turkeys and canned goods Wednesday to hundreds of people.
Many stood in line for hours to get their share. Love thy Neighbor gave out 200 turkeys and food baskets. Once a month, they also giveaway clothing and knick knacks for the home.
"I think it's a blessing just to have somewhere you can come and get assistance at. They are very nice and loveable people. I come here once a month," says recipient Deborah Nelson.
Love thy Neighbor is sponsored by Methodist churches in the area.
They've been doing this for the past three years.
A jury convicted a Crisp County man on two counts of child molestation Friday. The jury came back with a guilty verdict for Hermenegildo Virgil Friday.
The holiday season has arrived and Dougherty County leaders want people to be more safe than ever.
Saturday morning, a few extra paws joined runners at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany. Racers and supporters alike showed their passion for supporting veterans this morning.
Troopers with the Georgia state patrol responded to a fatal crash in Coffee County around 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Three people are behind bars in the Dougherty County Jail for their part in a shooting at Albany State University.