Saturday, May 18 2013 11:42 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:42:57 GMT
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana. Deputies responded to a complaint at Jose Sanchez's house on Highway 129 North Friday. AuthoritiesMore >>
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana.
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:42 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:42:03 GMT
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff. It was the first annual pigs in the park event, put on by the Georgia Narcotics Officer'sMore >>
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:47 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:47:12 GMT
Thomasville Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a store, scaring customers and clerks. Police say they responded to the Dollar General on West Jackson Street around 9:15pm Friday. EmployeesMore >>
Thomasville Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a store, scaring customers and clerks.
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 >>
September 4, 2002
Albany--Nine days of prayer for those killed on September 11th is healing the hearts of some Southwest Georgia students. Saint Teresa's Catholic School in Albany is participating in a novena, nine days of prayer and sacrafice in honor of the victims.
These eighth graders are reciting a traditional prayer of peace over St. Teresa's intercom system. Students in every class join along. Since Tuesday, the children have been saying this prayer at the same time, and will do so everyday until September 11th. Student Claire Roth says, "It really brings back a lot of bad memories but we are praying for the lives that were lost to try to help us get better."
Besides the daily prayer, students do something else to complete the novena, like saying a rosary. The kids say these prayers help them heal, but not forget. Student Brittnay James says, "We were in social studies, they turned on a radio. Everyone was crying. It was scary." The prayers the students recite are helping them calm their fears, but teachers say the novena has a higher purpose. Teacher Pat Conlan says, "It's more than St. Teresa's, it's more than our country, its for our world." And, these kids hope their prayers might help heal not only their hearts, but the world.
Many of the students are offering up other sacrafices as part of the novena, like collecting canned food for the poor and giving up candy and sweets for a day.