July 4, 2007
Albany-- While South Georgians waited for the fireworks festivities to begin Wednesday night, they took time to visit a downtown Albany jewel.
The Flint Riverquarium was busy this 4th of July holiday with lots of visitors. Before 4 Wednesday afternoon, more than 400 tickets were sold and all Imagination Theater movies were sold out.
Eric Bowen and his family traveled from Ellaville to check out the attraction for the first time. He hopes it's around for them to visit a second time.
"I enjoyed it. I had a lot of fun. They have a lot of good things in here," said Bowen, "we home school our kids and I think this would be a good field trip to do again sometime."
The Riverquarium extended it's hours until 8 p.m. Wednesday and reduced admission to $5 and $25 for groups of 5 or more.
Albany's police chief responded to concerns about the nonstop gunfire happening in one South Albany neighborhood.
Phoebe Putney Hospital recently upgraded a device that will give patients with irregular heartbeats more surgical options.
NASCAR is at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, but with rain in the forecast, it is stirring up a debate between the track and the drivers.
The Worth County's Best Friends Humane Society's biggest fundraiser of the year is just around the corner and tickets are selling out fast.
Spring pollens have made an early appearance this year in Southwest Georgia.