A House Drives Through Dougherty County - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

A House Drives Through Dougherty County

Updated:
  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Churches play vital role in disaster relief

    Churches play vital role in disaster relief

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-09-03 03:06:11 GMT
    Richard Boyd, Beattie Road Church of Christ Blood Drive CoordinatorRichard Boyd, Beattie Road Church of Christ Blood Drive Coordinator
    The Georgia Emergency Management Agency is launching a new initiative called “Praise and Preparedness” to get more churches ready to respond to a disaster.More >>
    The Georgia Emergency Management Agency is launching a new initiative called “Praise and Preparedness” to get more churches ready to respond to a disaster.More >>
  • Sylvester library shows off new renovations

    Sylvester library shows off new renovations

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:54:16 GMT
    Leigh Wiley, Library DirectorLeigh Wiley, Library Director
    The renovated library in Sylvester shows off its new look. The Margaret Jones Public Library hosted an open house Tuesday evening.More >>
    The renovated library in Sylvester shows off its new look. The Margaret Jones Public Library hosted an open house Tuesday evening.More >>
  • RiverQuarium prepares to celebrate 10th anniversary

    RiverQuarium prepares to celebrate 10th anniversary

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:49:03 GMT
    Vicki Churchman, Manager of Member and Volunteer ServicesVicki Churchman, Manager of Member and Volunteer Services
    The Flint Riverquarium is preparing to celebrate a big milestone, its 10th anniversary.On Friday and Saturday visitors can see a special portable butterfly exhibit. More >>
    The Flint Riverquarium is preparing to celebrate a big milestone, its 10th anniversary.On Friday and Saturday visitors can see a special portable butterfly exhibit. More >>

November 29, 2007

Dougherty County - - Some south Georgia roads were closed today due to something you don't see everyday, a house on wheels.

Late Thursday morning, workers began moving a plantation style home from Calhoun County.

It had to be separated into four parts. It came through Dougherty County down Gillionville Road and Tallahassee Road around 3:30 Thursday afternoon.

Workers had to take down traffic signs, power lines and mailboxes to make room.

Dougherty county police, Calhoun and Mitchell EMC crews, AT&T, and the Department of Transportation were all on scene to get the home to Byron Plantation and Old Dawson Road. And the job isn't done.

Crews will be at that site Friday working on the home.

Feedback: news@walb.com?subject=movinghome/bs