January 16, 2007
Moultrie- Representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice came to Moultrie Tuesday to listen to complaints from citizens upset over a fatal police shooting.
The Justice Department held a community forum after Hispanic crimes escalated last year in Colquitt County. In the wake of the recent Willie Banks shooting, the justice department was called in again.
They met with community groups Tuesday afternoon to discuss how the community as a whole can better respond when shootings and violence like those acts occur.
Officer Bruce Hamm shot Banks as officers tried to serve a warrant against him in November.
People got their first tour inside the new and improved Commodore Conyers College and Career Academy, or 4C Academy, on Thursday.
A fair housing meeting took place earlier Thursday afternoon at the MicroBusiness Enterprise Building.
April 19 is now officially Reverend Johnnie Johnson Jr. Day in the city of Albany.
Another Albany Business is relocating to downtown. Downtown Dawsyn Boutique has announced they will be joining Flint Riverquarium and Pretoria Fields on Pine Avenue.
On Wednesday, WALB heard from the Rendezvous Lounge manager for the first time since a series of violent incidents at the sports bar earlier this month.