Saturday, May 18 2013 12:48 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:48:01 GMT
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral. 16-year old Keyanna Lang died from a heart condition. Due to her illness the family couldn't keep lifeMore >>
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 8:00 AM EDT2013-05-18 12:00:09 GMT
In its effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May, Dollar General will host a career fair at Dollar General located at 2017 N Slappey Blvd. in Albany, Ga. on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.More >>
The event is held as part of the major retailer's effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May...More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:58:09 GMT
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer CoalitionMore >>
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Georgia.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:44:12 GMT
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months. About 2,000 workers at the Albany base will have to take up to 11 unpaid days off in the next fiscal year that startsMore >>
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:43:28 GMT
The Rat Pack came back to Albany Friday night. Sinatra and Friends performed at Doublegate Country Club to raise money for the Albany Symphony Association. The guys who play the roles of Frank Sinatra,More >>
People danced the night away to Frank Sinatra tunes.More >>
January 14, 2008
Albany- 17 endangered whooping cranes were resting their wings Monday night in Buena Vista as they continue a seven state journey to a National Wildlife Refuge in Florida.
A group called Operation Migration uses an ultra light plane to guide the young birds 1,200 miles from Wisconsin to central Florida. Monday, a representative from the group talked to students at Deerfield-Windsor about the importance of protecting the whooping crane's natural habitat.
"A lot of kids don't know what a wetland is, let alone what a whooping crane is and how the two rely on each other for their health. So, what we hope to teach the kids is by our helping the whooping cranes, the whooping cranes need to live in wetlands, well wetlands, filter water so we all have fresh water to drink," said Beverly Paulan, Operation Migration Supervisor of Field Operations.
You might see the birds flying over south Georgia over the next two days. Depending on the weather they'll either stop in Terrell County Tuesday or continue toward the Florida state line. The migration has helped the endangered whooping crane population grow to 500 birds worldwide.