September 22, 2007
Tift County -- One man is dead and another behind bars after a shooting in Tift County.
This is the second murder this week in the county.
Tift County Sheriff's deputies arrived at 2640 Whiddon Mill Road at 8:30 PM Friday night.
That's where they found an unknown Hispanic man dead from a gun shot wound.
Authorities aren't releasing much information, but the fatal shooting remains under investigation by the Tift County Sheriff's department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
One man is in custody, but officials are not releasing his name at this time.
Sheriff Reggie Rachals said re-purposing SPLOST money to replace outdated cars was money well-spent.
Whatley Fountain used his birthday party to raise funds by having his friends bring money instead of birthday presents.
A business center in Albany wants to give South Georgia entrepreneurs the tools needed after launching a business.
On Monday, close to 100 people filled the streets of downtown Thomasville for a march in response to what the GBI said was a fatal deputy-involved shooting last week.
The efforts of a South Georgia Public Works employee after back-to-back storms earlier this year has gained state-wide attention.