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One south Georgia law enforcement agency recently received much needed financial help for a mandatory upgrade. The Thomasville Police department got an $8,000 grant from the Governor's Office of HighwayMore >>
The Thomasville Police department got an $8,000 grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.More >>
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Army Specialist Ciara Smith surprised her son Devin Lewis and her mother Carla Williams today at Devin's Kindergarten graduation at Harper Elementary School in Thomasville. Smith just returned from herMore >>
Army Specialist Ciara Smith surprised her son Devin Lewis and her mother Carla Williams today at Devin's Kindergarten graduation at Harper Elementary School in Thomasville.More >>
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A south Georgia soldier is enjoying her first night with her family in months. She returned to Quitman today after a 10-month deployment in Afghanistan. And she surprised her son and her mother at herMore >>
A south Georgia soldier is enjoying her first night with her family in months.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 5:04 PM EDT2013-05-23 21:04:16 GMT
All non-essential employees at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany have been sent home for the day due to a sudden drop in water pressure. Base officials say the water is either running extremely low orMore >>
The command is still investigating the cause of this specific leak and will provide up-to-date information to the public as well as its workforce as to the causes and preventative measures that will take place in the future.More >>
March 11, 2008
Dougherty County -- A voice that thousands listen to on their way to work was the same voice that helped save the lives of two women Tuesday morning. "I ran to the house, and I am just beating on the door as hard as I can yelling wake up, your house is on fire," said Baldwin.
John Baldwin of K-Country's "Mandy and John in the morning" saw this house on Nelms Road up in flames, called 911 and sprang to action.
"I just kicked the whole door into the house and I am still hollering and screaming is anybody here. Is anybody in here. The heat was just building because it was a wooden house and the fire was just getting bigger and bigger and bigger.
The smoke is just billowing out of the house and I got down on my hands and knees and started hollering. And I could hear them say we're in the back. There was two older ladies, one of them on a walker, and they were on the bottom of the steps. So I sort of helped them get away from the house," said Baldwin.
An act he said he didn't think twice about doing. "I didn't know them or anything. But if it was my house or my family I would surely want someone to get my wife and son out of the house," said Baldwin.
"God just put me in the right place and the right time I guess. I am just glad that the ladies got out and that nobody was hurt because whatever was damaged they can replace that."
He also found a new respect for firemen. "For them to go into a house like that and not know your way around with that much smoke, they do an unbelievable job." said Baldwin. But Tuesday morning, he did an unbelievable and tonight two women are alive because of it.
Firefighters say that an undetermined electrical shortage caused the house fire on 1506 Nelms Road. Joy Folds and Jeanne Rutter are okay. Their church and the Red Cross are helping them recover.