ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Dozens of people honored Albany's Mayor for his decades of service in the city.
Leaders recognized Mayor Willie Adams at Albany State University's Community Service Award Banquet.
It was the first big event at ASU's new student center ballroom. Adams says he's honored to receive such an award.
"I'm speechless," said Adams. "This is an honor. You go through life and do what you think is right. I've never been anyone to look for honors about serving people but I'm indeed honored."
Dr. Adams is not running for re-election after serving two terms as mayor. He's delivered babies in the city for 48 years.
A jury convicted a Crisp County man on two counts of child molestation Friday. The jury came back with a guilty verdict for Hermenegildo Virgil Friday.
The holiday season has arrived and Dougherty County leaders want people to be more safe than ever.
Saturday morning, a few extra paws joined runners at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany. Racers and supporters alike showed their passion for supporting veterans this morning.
Troopers with the Georgia state patrol responded to a fatal crash in Coffee County around 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Three people are behind bars in the Dougherty County Jail for their part in a shooting at Albany State University.