May 26, 2007
Ware County--Those south Georgia wildfires are forcing more evacuations in Ware County. About 20 homes there remain evacuated.
The fires have charred more than 550,000 acres in southeast Georgia and northern Florida.
The blaze has destroyed 21 homes in Ware County and at least a dozen in Florida.
The Georgia fire is currently sixty percent contained.
In Ware County, fireworks have been banned for the next sixty days.
Dougherty County's largest employer, also Southwest Georgia's safety net hospital, took a massive hit during the January storms.
Albany police have arrested a man wanted for trying to steal nearly $1,200 in jeans from a department store.
Victims of the storms one year ago were honored in Cook County on Monday night, as residents gathered to remember friends and relatives lost.
One year after the January 22 tornado, Procter & Gamble opened a new warehouse in Albany.
GBI agents say Thomas County Sheriff's deputy and drug squad agent Josh Smith shot and killed Herbert Gilbert, 37, while serving a search warrant.