Monday, May 20 2013 11:25 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:25:03 GMT
Two men, one black and one white, burst into the Petro Store at the intersection of Highway 200 and Highway 45 Sunday night, and attacked the clerk, stealing money. The victim told authorities that theMore >>
Two men, one black and one white, burst into the Petro Store at the intersection of Highway 200 and Highway 45 Sunday night, and attacked the clerk, stealing money.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 10:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 14:54:19 GMT
Information from the Georgia Lottery- ATLANTA – A Valdosta man has won a huge jackpot prize playing Fantasy 5. William Gilbert, 71, matched all five numbers from the May 16 Fantasy 5 drawing, winningMore >>
William Gilbert, 71, matched all five numbers from the May 16 Fantasy 5 drawing, winning the 484,201 jackpot prize. Barretts, 6685 Bemiss Road in Valdosta, sold the Quik Pik ticket.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 10:45 AM EDT2013-05-20 14:45:59 GMT
Thomasville Police Officers responded to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting Sunday night. Employees told police a man left the store with a shopping cart full of items without paying. The employeesMore >>
Thomasville Police Officers responded to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting Sunday night. Employees said the man pulled knife and began swing it at them. He then ran to a vehicle parked in the parking lot and attempted to leave however, but the car would not start, so he took off running.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:30 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:30:40 GMT
By PAMELA SAMPSON AP Business Writer BANGKOK (AP) - The price of oil fell Monday ahead of the release later this week of economic data from the U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies, andMore >>
The price of oil fell Monday ahead of the release later this week of economic data from the U.S. and China. Benchmark crude for June delivery was down 55 cents to $95.47 a barrel, but gas in East Albany was $3.42 this morning....More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:03 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:03:02 GMT
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana. Deputies responded to a complaint at Jose Sanchez's house on Highway 129 North Friday. AuthoritiesMore >>
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana.
Albany- It will be a late night for Harry Potter fans who are expected to stay up past midnight for the release of the seventh and last book in the series. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will go on sale at 12:01 a.m. Saturday and not a minute before.
There's been a lot of hype about the book because everyone's wondering if this will spell the end to Harry Potter's magic. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is expected to be the fastest selling book in history. You can bet Harry's biggest fans will be out early Friday to get in line for the book's release.
Books-A-Million at the Albany Mall has plenty activities if you're out Friday to get a copy. The fun will start around 9:00 p.m. Potter fans can dress up like their favorite characters for a costume contest, test their knowledge with trivia, divide up in Hogwarts four houses for different activities including face painting. Books-A-Million managers say the recent release of the latest Harry Potter movie, "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" has boosted interest in the last book.
"The fact that the movie's done well already, was well received, well reviewed, the fact that they released it right on top of the book was obviously not a coincidence, I think that that in turn has got a lot of people thinking Harry Potter, just discussing it in general and that in turn is going to relate to big sales and a big event for us here Friday night," said Jeff Schuman, Assistant general manager Books-A-Million.
Just in case Harry Potter's magic is put to a tragic end in this book, Books-A-Million has started a save Harry campaign. Many have already signed the list to help save their favorite wizard. Books A Million won't say how many books they have on hand for Saturday's release, just if you have a voucher, you're likely guaranteed a book. The store will remain open as long as they've got people in line with vouchers.