ALBANY, GA (WALB) - One week after a disabled man could not get into the Bill Cosby show, Albany Civic Center leaders have a plan to avoid a similar problem this weekend.
The Ricky Smiley show is expected to draw a big crowd Saturday. Civic center leaders will set up a barrier to keep cars out of this area.
Last Friday, an illegally parked car blocked the only handicapped ramp into the upper level of the civic center.
A double amputee couldn't get in, and staff initially wouldn't let him into the ground level.
They have been instructed to make sure this entrance is open to anyone who needs special accommodations.
Fire Fighters at Fire Station 2 reported that a man approached the fire station bleeding from a chest wound. They provided first aid and called for EMS.
Wet weather in southwest Georgia is making the grass grow back quickly creating a spike in calls to lawn care businesses.
The YMCA is offering some new after school programs this year after the 21st Century grant ended.
Due to the recent school realignment, the Dougherty Co. School System is preparing for additional school bus riders.
This week, Karla Heath-Sands, Cade Fowler and Chris Zelman are all learning the results of their genetic makeup on Today in Georgia. This is Chris' journey.