July 4, 2007
Albany - - As many of you fired up your grill today, a lot of you had to make a last minute trip to the grocery store.
Many stores remained open on the holiday. The folks at Taylor's Grocery Store in Albany say they were really busy this morning and had steady traffic throughout the day.
Some favorite cookout items were in heavy demand today.
"Little things like a couple more hotdogs or another pack of hamburgers, just last minute things that they didn't have enough," says cashier Ivy McGuire.
Brian Bibbins came for meat.
"Steaks and sausage. Having a grill out. Fourth of July." he says.
"Why did you wait until just now to buy it?" we asked.
"Never got enough time, always got to work," Bibbins says with a smile.
Many stores closed early so that employees could at least spend the evening with their families.
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.