Thursday, June 20 2013 12:09 AM EDT2013-06-20 04:09:02 GMT
The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards. WG&L leaders say the utility is paying $20,000 dollars a monthMore >>
The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:41 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:41:18 GMT
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today. Century Pines Assisted Living Center threw a party for resident Charles Walker who turned 101 today. Walker wasMore >>
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:34 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:34:54 GMT
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing. A couple of businesses are thriving there. The new art park is open, and a sidewalk improvementMore >>
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:20:33 GMT
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come. Tonight, The Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority board began discussionsMore >>
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:51:07 GMT
Ravi Mikel Givens was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He is being held in the Dougherty County jail. Givens, who played ball at Westover and StetsonMore >>
Agents say that police responded to the apartment because of a burglar alarm. Officers found the back door broken open and went inside. That's where they detected a strong odor of marijuana, and saw pot in plain view.More >>
THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) - About two weeks ago a two year old girl slipped into her family's pool in Thomas County. Unfortunately by the time her mother found her, it was already too late. She died a few days later at a hospital.
Pools, whether they be private or public, can be dangerous if the proper precautions are not taken. At the YMCA in Thomasville, parents can start teaching their kids to swim before they can even walk. "We have infant parent swim lessons that teaches our infants how to float from their stomach to their back until help can arrive," said YMCA Branch Manager Greer Cox.
The YMCA always has life guards on duty. Cox says many swimming venues do not have that luxury. "Whether it's at the pool, or it's at a pond, or maybe you're at a beach, always keep an eye on your children."
Cox says if you do take your infants out for a swim, make sure they are kept as close as possible. "Have an arms length with your infants so that your are able to grab ahold of them if necessary."
Whether you're a nine month old infant, or a 90 year old grandparent, Cox says it's always a good time to learn how to swim. Swimming is not a only a great way to have fun. "Swimming is probably one of the safest forms of exercise that anyone can do."
The YMCA is offering swim lessons to children and adults all summer long. Cox says the best way to prevent drowning, is to learn how to swim. The Thomasville YMCA outdoor pool opens to the public May 21st.
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