Saturday, May 18 2013 12:48 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:48:01 GMT
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral. 16-year old Keyanna Lang died from a heart condition. Due to her illness the family couldn't keep lifeMore >>
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 8:00 AM EDT2013-05-18 12:00:09 GMT
In its effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May, Dollar General will host a career fair at Dollar General located at 2017 N Slappey Blvd. in Albany, Ga. on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.More >>
The event is held as part of the major retailer's effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May...More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:58:09 GMT
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer CoalitionMore >>
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Georgia.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:44:12 GMT
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months. About 2,000 workers at the Albany base will have to take up to 11 unpaid days off in the next fiscal year that startsMore >>
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:43:28 GMT
The Rat Pack came back to Albany Friday night. Sinatra and Friends performed at Doublegate Country Club to raise money for the Albany Symphony Association. The guys who play the roles of Frank Sinatra,More >>
People danced the night away to Frank Sinatra tunes.More >>
Thousands of people are hitting the roads this holiday weekend. GSP troopers are out on the roads making sure people aren't speeding, drinking and driving or doing anything else that may put other drivers at risk.
Highway 82 was busy but not packed Sunday afternoon with people getting to their holiday destinations. Kevin Williams is heading to the Big Apple for the fourth.
"Hopefully we'll have a good time and be safe," said Williams.
he's checking his tire pressure. GSP Trooper Scott McClure says it's a good idea to also check your fluids before taking a big trip. McClure says he sees a lot of speeding during the holidays. People want to get to their destinations quickly. With six fatalities on the road since the summer travel period started Friday. He say it's not worth the risk.
"Calm down and relax because you're going to get there," said McClure.
McClure says to buckle up and make sure your kids are properly restrained.
"You don't want to get in a wreck or be pulled over and not have a seatbelt on,McClure added. "That's a little too late."
Troopers will also keep a look out for drunk drivers. Williams, who's heading to Atlanta today to fly out tomorrow, is getting an early start so he's not on the road late at night.
"Hopefully with us leaving so early we'll miss it," Williams added. "This afternoon or evening will probably get a little worse but we'll be in Atlanta before all that."
Troopers encourage people to pay attention on the roads since traffic will remain steady all weekend.
If you need assistance or need to report a reckless driver you can dial *GSP or *477.