February 16, 2007
Doerun-- A suspected bank robber and carjacker is behind bars in Colquitt County. Investigators say the suspect robbed a Doerun bank and stole a man's car, both at gunpoint.
Investigators say a black male Robbed the Ameris Bank in Doerun about 12:30PM, then ran to a nearby parking lot where he pointed a gun at a man and took his car.
After a short chase along highway 202, he ran off the road and ran into nearby woods.
He was captured a short time later. Sheriff Al Whittington says he's happy it ended quickly and peacefully.
Fire Fighters at Fire Station 2 reported that a man approached the fire station bleeding from a chest wound. They provided first aid and called for EMS.
Wet weather in southwest Georgia is making the grass grow back quickly creating a spike in calls to lawn care businesses.
The YMCA is offering some new after school programs this year after the 21st Century grant ended.
Due to the recent school realignment, the Dougherty Co. School System is preparing for additional school bus riders.
This week, Karla Heath-Sands, Cade Fowler and Chris Zelman are all learning the results of their genetic makeup on Today in Georgia. This is Chris' journey.