November 5, 2007
Valdosta - A south Georgian will be honored Tuesday for helping solve an arson-murder case.
The good Samaritan will be presented with a $9,000.00 check by Fire Safety Commissioner John Oxendine.
The reward is for information that helped convict arsonist Cynthia Allen.
Investigators say in October 2005, Allen set fire to a home on Troupe Street in Valdosta with nine people asleep inside.
Four of them were killed, but rescuers were able to pull five people from the burning home.
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.