September 24, 2007
Albany - - If you're looking for some fun for the family, you may want to head under the big top.
Coles Circus kicked off its shows in South Georgia Monday.
Children got a chance to take pony rides and grown-ups and kids alike were treated to some amazing stunts while snacking on cotton candy, popcorn and snow cones.
One family came from Tifton to give their one year old a taste of the magic.
"We saw the elephants on TV and she decided she needed to come see them. They looked like it would be a lot of fun. This is her first circus trip," says Shannon Hawsey.
If you missed the circus Monday. You've got two more opportunities. They will continue Tuesday at 4:30 PM and 7:30 PM outside of the Albany Mall.
Fulfilling student needs was the focus of a community meeting with Dougherty County School officials Tuesday.
Jimmy Carter was among those raising money for the Boys & Girls Club of Americus-Sumter County Tuesday.
An electrical blackout during South Georgia's high temperatures created some concern at the Moultrie-Colquitt County Humane Society Tuesday.
Albany city leaders voted to deny the rezoning of the 2400 block of Whispering Pines Circle to allow the building of a Captain D's restaurant.
Albany city commissioners voted unanimously to roll back the millage rate.