Saturday, May 18 2013 6:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:59:02 GMT
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. Authorities say it happened around 11pm Friday near the 3900 block of Radium Springs Road. PoliceMore >>
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:58:50 GMT
It's graduation time for high schools in Dougherty County and students are ready to embark on their next journey. 230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High SchoolMore >>
230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High School this Saturday morning.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:44:14 GMT
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School. Pictures of the Baconton Community Charter School file room show where students cellMore >>
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School.More >>
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 >>
May 22, 2008
Americus--With billions of dollars on the way to Americans in the form of tax refunds and stimulus checks, internet scammers are trying to get their hands on your money.
A state trooper in Americus got a realistic looking e-mail from a scammer, but he didn't fall for it.
The e-mail said David McLemore was eligible for an $184 refund from the IRS.
It linked to a page which asked for his social security number and banking information.
It's hard to tell the real IRS web site from the fake.
McLemore thought it was a scam and double checked with his tax adviser.
"It just sounded kind of weird and I have been the victim of a scam before, and so that's when I called my tax adviser and that's when I called my tax adviser and she did tell me it was a scam and go ahead and erase it from my e-mail," Trooper David McLemore, Georgia State Patrol.
The IRS told us, they hardly ever communicate with taxpayers by e-mail, and they certainly wouldn't ask for your private information that way.
Also remember, the main address on any real IRS web page is www.irs.gov.