March 21, 2008
Valdosta - The City of Valdosta is asking everyone to turn out for Earth hour.
The city is partnering with over 20 other cities around the country to conserve energy.
Mayor John Fretti is asking everyone to turn off all non-essential lights between 8:00 and 9:00 PM on Saturday March 29th.
He says the city will also ensure that all small appliances and computers are turned off as well.
He says those simple tasks will help alleviate energy demands, even if for just that small amount of time.
Mayor Fretti hopes it will also encourage people to find new ways to Go Green.
Summer is in full swing, and that means afternoon showers and thunderstorms, capable of producing deadly lightning strikes.
Albany city commissioner Bobby Coleman officially announced his candidacy for re-election.
Neighbors are overwhelmingly pleased after city leaders voted to deny the rezoning of the 2400 block of Whispering Pines Circle.
The Tifton Police Department confirms that a body was found at a home at the corner of 5th Street and Central Avenue.
We are entering the warmest time of the year here in Southwest Georgia, which happens to also be the beginning of the school year.