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Ravi Mikel Givens was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He is being held in the Dougherty County jail. Givens, who played ball at Westover and StetsonMore >>
Agents say that police responded to the apartment because of a burglar alarm. Officers found the back door broken open and went inside. That's where they detected a strong odor of marijuana, and saw pot in plain view.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:49 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:49:38 GMT
Moultrie Technical College unveiled its new $9.5 million, 46,000 square-foot Health Sciences Building Wednesday. The brand new structure is located at the school's Veterans Parkway Campus (VPC) in Moultrie. RepresentativesMore >>
Moultrie Technical College unveiled its new $9.5 million, 46,000 square-foot Health Sciences Building Wednesday. The brand new structure is located at the school's Veterans Parkway Campus in Moultrie.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:46 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:46:04 GMT
Albany Humane Society officials say it's one of the worst cases of animal neglect they have seen. Tonight a veterinarian and Humane Society workers are trying to nurse a one-year old lab mix back toMore >>
Albany Humane Society officials and a veterinarian are nursing a dog back to health, after she was nearly starved to death.More >>
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Work is underway on a big empty retail space in Albany to bring in a new business and a spirit of celebration. Party City will open a store at 2709 Dawson Road, near the Albany Mall this August. EconomicMore >>
Work is underway on a big empty retail space in Albany to bring in a new business and a spirit of celebration.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:41:48 GMT
An Albany prosthetist is coming to the rescue to help a Moultrie man who lost his arm to rare flesh eating bacteria. We introduced you to Michael Hobgood last night. His arm was amputated less than twoMore >>
An Albany prosthetist is coming to the rescue to help a Moultrie man who lost his arm to rare flesh eating bacteria.More >>
March 8, 2007
Richland -- Richland was one of the first areas to get hit by a deadly tornado. Folks there are moving forward with restoring their town after several businesses were destroyed and homes damaged.
Downtown Richland just isn't the same. A barbershop once stood on Broad Street. Now the hair shop is rubble.
"I aint never seen no devastation like this in my life," says worker James Tate.
Work crews are sorting through it all.
Harmony Church, which the city recently restored, is no more. Walls caved in. An organ sits along the piles of wood.
"A big pecan tree was here and another one was over there," says Rudolph John.
The homeowner is counting his blessings. His home wasn't destroyed, but the tornado left damages.
"Landed on the roof, broke part of the chimney off."
And ripped off his carport. Crews are at work restoring other roofs. The city called in 12 contractors to help city and county workers.
"Quite a few homes that were hit. Three or four that was probably a hundred percent total. A lot of damage on the roof and other structures around the home that were hit with fallen trees," says Mayor Adolph McLendon.
Most of the trees that blocked roads in Richland are gone.
"We moved about 185,000 cubic feet of limbs trees and various debris."
It's what the city could clean up quickly. Other projects like Stewart Webster Printing Company, which is now completely destroyed, will take some time.
"Nature can be so violent," Tate says.
But people who live here are pulling through to bring their small town back.
Mayor Mclendon says after the tornado, the whole town was without power. By Saturday afternoon, he says, mostly everyone was restored.