Monday, May 20 2013 7:22 AM EDT2013-05-20 11:22:08 GMT
When times are tough, small businesses usually take the hardest hit but when things start looking up, they're often the quickest to recover. That's exactly what the Albany Chamber of Commerce says they'veMore >>
The Albany Chamber of Commerce is using a series of Lunch and Learns during National Small Business Appreciation week to make it easier for small businesses to bounce back, by encouraging all to participate and gather the right tools.More >>
A South Georgia girl is asking the community for help to provide scholarships for college-bound young women. In February, Madison Daughtry was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Leesburg for theMore >>
In February, Madison Daughtry was named the Distinguish Young Woman of Leesburg for the Class of 2014.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 6:16 PM EDT2013-05-19 22:16:35 GMT
The Tift County Sheriff's investigators are still searching for clues to find a missing pregnant woman. Her mother is making a plea to find her daughter who hasn't been seen in more than two months. DianeMore >>
The Tift County Sheriff's investigators are still searching for clues to find Crystal Hendrix. Her mother is making a plea to find her daughter who hasn't been seen in more than two months.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 10:19 AM EDT2013-05-19 14:19:32 GMT
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana. Deputies responded to a complaint at Jose Sanchez's house on Highway 129 North Friday. AuthoritiesMore >>
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana.
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:42 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:42:03 GMT
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff. It was the first annual pigs in the park event, put on by the Georgia Narcotics Officer'sMore >>
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff.More >>
February 22, 2007
Miller County -- Angry folks in Miller County packed a school board meeting to show support for an elementary school principal in danger of losing his job.
Kent Richardson was named a "High Performance Principal" by the governor's office, and many parents say he's had a positive impact on their children.
The board couldn't make a decision at a meeting Thursday night. Two school board members don't want to renew Richardson's contract. There are only four members right now after one resigned, and those four are split on the issue.
The parents at the meeting weren't split. They all support the principal.
"They're trying to take one of the best elementary school principals that we've ever had and boot him out because there's a certain family in this county that tries to run the county, and they think they can do everything. Well we're here to stand for to show that they can't do everything," said Susan Williams.
"Tonight we had two for and two against specifically hiring him, and they won't give a reason why they don't want him. They obviously don't care about the kids in this school because they don't want the top principal," said Bea Johnson.
The board members who are against rehiring Richardson are Leroy Bush and Sheila Freeman. Both declined to tell us the reasons for their vote.