May 3, 2007
Coffee County-- Around midnight Sunday, Deputy Michael Vickers was responding to a call about a possible knife fight.
Jailer Eric Smith was also in the car. A deer jumped in front of their car on Highway 32. Vickers lost control and slammed into a guard rail. Both men were ejected.
Smith died Tuesday at a Savannah hospital. Vickers is still recovering at Coffee Regional Medical Center.
We don't know if either man was wearing a seat belt.
Eric Smith's Funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 PM at the Holiness Campground Church on Highway 32.
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.