TIFTON, GA (WALB) - Saturday marks the 45th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Kennedy was shot while riding in his motorcade in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. He died soon after.
The nation was shocked by the shooting, and many South Georgians say they will always remember where they were when they first heard the news. Christine Tibbetts was in high school at the time and said she still remembers the weight of the sadness in her community.
"It was a state of shock. And I even remember walking home from school a couple of hours later and even that sense of the sidewalks and the people and just a hush over the community," said Tibbetts.
Lee Harvey Oswald was charged with killing the 35th president of the United States, though many doubt he acted alone.
Ahead of heavy rain showers and winds projected for our area, the Georgia State Patrol said there's not as many travelers on the roads during this holiday weekend. "So far I think this attributed to the weather and gas prices being so high, it seems that in our area of the state, traffic has been down some," said Trooper Christopher Jewell, GSP Post 40.More >>
The first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season makes its debut before the season officially begins.More >>
With Alberto expected to impact Southwest Georgia, you can never be too prepared when it comes to the safety of you and your family. As the rain and thunderstorms move through our area, Albany residents say their holiday plans are changing.More >>
Dougherty County is ranked 3-percent higher than the national average of people diagnosed with diabetes.More >>
Despite the scattered showers, we saw Saturday some people just couldn't resist hitting the water. In the morning, the Kinchafoonee Creek was at a good water level for boaters.More >>