By Jim Wallace - bio | email ALBANY, GA (WALB) –
A South Georgia man is sentenced to ten years in federal prison for leading a major marijuana growing operation in Terrell and Randolph Counties.
65-year old Johnny Hansel was convicted of growing and distributing more than one thousand marijuana plants from 2005 through 2008.
Investigators arrested Hansel after raiding the operation in 2008 at two homes in Terrell and Randolph Counties.
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We're just over a week away from the annual Albany Christmas parade, and this year organizers need your help.
The Festival of Christmas Trees began Friday in Sycamore. Their goal is to spread holiday cheer by giving back to the community.
Local businesses spent Friday preparing for their busiest shopping day of the year -- Small Business Saturday.
With the holiday season upon us, it's important to think about your furry friends too.
People formed a line around the Best Buy in Valdosta just to get inside so they could take advantage of the sweet deals.