Monday, May 20 2013 11:25 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:25:03 GMT
Two men, one black and one white, burst into the Petro Store at the intersection of Highway 200 and Highway 45 Sunday night, and attacked the clerk, stealing money. The victim told authorities that theMore >>
Two men, one black and one white, burst into the Petro Store at the intersection of Highway 200 and Highway 45 Sunday night, and attacked the clerk, stealing money.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 10:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 14:54:19 GMT
Information from the Georgia Lottery- ATLANTA – A Valdosta man has won a huge jackpot prize playing Fantasy 5. William Gilbert, 71, matched all five numbers from the May 16 Fantasy 5 drawing, winningMore >>
William Gilbert, 71, matched all five numbers from the May 16 Fantasy 5 drawing, winning the 484,201 jackpot prize. Barretts, 6685 Bemiss Road in Valdosta, sold the Quik Pik ticket.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 10:45 AM EDT2013-05-20 14:45:59 GMT
Thomasville Police Officers responded to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting Sunday night. Employees told police a man left the store with a shopping cart full of items without paying. The employeesMore >>
Thomasville Police Officers responded to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting Sunday night. Employees said the man pulled knife and began swing it at them. He then ran to a vehicle parked in the parking lot and attempted to leave however, but the car would not start, so he took off running.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:30 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:30:40 GMT
By PAMELA SAMPSON AP Business Writer BANGKOK (AP) - The price of oil fell Monday ahead of the release later this week of economic data from the U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies, andMore >>
The price of oil fell Monday ahead of the release later this week of economic data from the U.S. and China. Benchmark crude for June delivery was down 55 cents to $95.47 a barrel, but gas in East Albany was $3.42 this morning....More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:03 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:03:02 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.
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Saxby Chambliss and challenger Jim Martin will face each other in a run-off election on December second.
Here are the latest vote numbers:
Saxby Chambliss, GOP (i) 1,841,449 - 50 percent Jim Martin, Dem 1,727,625 - 47 percent Allen Buckley, Lib 126,328 - 3 percent
What began as a strong lead for incumbent Republican Senator Saxby Chambliss only tightened as election night came and went.
By early Wednesday morning the numbers were very close in the highly contested U.S. Senate race in Georgia where Chambliss had a slight lead over Democratic challenger Jim Martin.
With 96% of Georgia precincts reporting, the latest results released by the Georgia Secretary of State's office has Chambliss with a 49.9% - 46.7% lead over Martin. But the weight of this election is balanced by Libertarian candidate Allen Buckley who received 3.4% of the vote.
In Georgia, if a candidate does receive the majority of the vote, a runoff election must be held.
Surrounded by supporters Tuesday night at an election's party in Atlanta, Sen. Chambliss said, "We feel confident because we're fairly certain that there's not enough votes out there to make up the difference even if all the votes broke the other way. But you just don't know. We would just be foolish to say we know for certain this is where we are and nothing is going to change it."
While the race is too close to call, it is also too early. Several early and absentee votes have still not been counted in some Georgia counties including Fulton, Cobb and Gwinnett.