November 14, 2007
Valdosta - Purple hearts were presented to four airmen at Moody who were injured by two roadside bombs.
Colonel John Decknick presented Staff Sgt. Chris Forsythe and Airman First Class Sean Harrington with the combat medals.
They were injured by a roadside bomb back in July in Iraq.
Senior Airman Tyler Ginavan was also presented with a purple heart.
He was injured by a roadside bomb attack on October 29th.
"On our last night of work we got hit by an EFP and went to the hospital and all that, we had a couple of injuries but we made it out alive," Ginavan says.
Staff Sgt Rick Adams was also injured in that attack and is currently recovering from his injuries at Fort Gordon.
These members of the 822nd Security Forces just returned from a six month deployment to Iraq Wednesday.
A jury convicted a Crisp County man on two counts of child molestation Friday. The jury came back with a guilty verdict for Hermenegildo Virgil Friday.
The holiday season has arrived and Dougherty County leaders want people to be more safe than ever.
Saturday morning, a few extra paws joined runners at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany. Racers and supporters alike showed their passion for supporting veterans this morning.
Troopers with the Georgia state patrol responded to a fatal crash in Coffee County around 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Three people are behind bars in the Dougherty County Jail for their part in a shooting at Albany State University.