July 23, 2007
Albany -- A lot of Harry Potter fans have spent the last three days with their nose in the book.
The release of the seventh and final volume of the Harry Potter book series was released at 12:01 AM Saturday.
And while fans rushed to get their hands on copies of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows", book stores were preparing for a big weekend
Books-A-Million in Albany had it's doors open late as the popular book went on sale. Store manager Jeff Schuman says he wasn't surprised by the huge turnout.
"Starting from the hour that we opened Saturday it's been flying off the shelves, which is obviously what we expected," he said.
Scholastic Inc. reported that 8.3 million copies of the book were sold in U.S. during the first 24-hours the book was on sale.
One person is dead after being struck by a train in Cecil. It happened just before 1 a.m. on A-Ray Road.
The Georgia State Patrol Trooper who was killed in a wreck in Crisp County on Monday has left fond behind memories for those closest to him.
A master beekeeper in Albany removed hundreds of honeybees that were swarming on the ground behind a Dougherty County EMS station.
Phoebe Putney Hospital now has new technology that prevents patients from getting injured while in their care.
Southwest Georgia basketball fans are in for a real treat Wednesday night.