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.
Monday, May 20 2013 7:22 AM EDT2013-05-20 11:22:08 GMT
When times are tough, small businesses usually take the hardest hit but when things start looking up, they're often the quickest to recover. That's exactly what the Albany Chamber of Commerce says they'veMore >>
The Albany Chamber of Commerce is using a series of Lunch and Learns during National Small Business Appreciation week to make it easier for small businesses to bounce back, by encouraging all to participate and gather the right tools.More >>
November 4, 2002
Albany -- In the final day of campaigning Georgia Democrats fly around the stater to drum up votes. The Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate and Statewide offices held a lunch-time rally at Albany's airport.
Lt. Governor Candidate Mark Taylor led the Georgia Democratic Party into his hometown. Hundreds of Democrat supporters welcomed the touring candidates. Secretary of State Cathy Cox of Bainbridge, Candidate for State School Superintendent Barbara Christmas, Insurance Commissioner Candidate Lois Cohen, Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin, Attorney General Thurbert Baker, Governor Roy Barnes, and Senator Max Cleland, all flying together.
Senator Zell Miller is not up for re-election, but you would think so. Miller said "I think this is one of the strongest party of Georgia Democrats I have ever seen."
Even with the strong show of support, Governor Barnes says he is apprehensive about Tuesday's election. "I am never confident. I alway am worried, and keep working to the last minute."
Senator Cleland said "Teams win championships, and I think this is a championship team for Georgia."
The Democrats all said getting their supporters out to vote election day was the key to their success. The Democratic Party tour also made stops at airports in Columbus, Savannah, Macon, and Atlanta Monday.