GA Peanut Show boosts economy in Tifton

The Georgia Peanut Farm Show brings more than $1 million dollar in economic impact to the city of Tifton.

  Moultrie preps for MLK celebrations

Archbold Memorial Hospital receives new CT scanner

Thomasville police: Gun violence is on the rise

Moultrie residents can receive alerts when garbage pick-up is rescheduled

Albany Salvation Army aims to keep you warm in cold weather

Tifton church to hold concert to help college students

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  Albany police search for 2016 armed robbery suspect

Albany sewer overflow leads to 7K gallons of spilled sewage

Most Wanted: Joshua Aaron Quattlebaum

Dougherty Co. School System: Students should use social accounts wisely

City of Bainbridge continuing to revitalize downtown area

South GA couple charged with bestiality after child pornography investigation

Dawson city manager fired

The Dawson City Council voted to terminate City Manager Barney Parnacott late Thursday afternoon.

GM employees allege nooses, threats, and racist remarks in Ohio plant

One supervisor said ‘there was never a black person lynched who didn’t deserve it’ at a staff meeting, and was never reprimanded.

  Verdict in 2015 hotel shooting leaves families on both sides mourning

A jury reached a verdict early Thursday afternoon in a trial for the shooting death of a man in 2015.

Teen flies to Australia to track down grandpa’s Vietnam War helmet missing for 50 years

Brayden Mott made it his missing to get his grandfather's helmet back, which had been missing for 50 years. He mowed lawns to earn airfare.

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families

1 injured in Sumter Co. fireworks incident

Cohen paid to rig online polls in Trump’s favor, report says

Amid shutdown, Secret Service agents absorb travel expenses while working without pay

Trump cancels Pelosi’s overseas trip after her request to postpone State of the Union address

1-year-old new face of Pantene gives everyone hair envy

Watchdog: Government may have separated many more children from migrant families

A report from the Health and Human Services inspector general's office finds that family separations were taking place before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border.

Phoebe names new president and CEO

J. Scott Steiner was named the next president and CEO of the Phoebe Putney Health System, according to a press release.

Georgia Gov. Kemp to outline plan for education, health care

Georgia's newly inaugurated Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is set to unveil more detailed plans for his first year in office.

Giuliani: ‘I never said there was no collusion’ between Trump campaign, Russia

Giuliani, Trump's personal attorney, made the bombshell statement Wednesday, in an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo.

A bystander rendered aid at the scene of a fiery crash. Then someone took his truck.

That good Samaritan was on the scene to help the victims of a fiery crash, including the suspect.

2020 Democrats face a choice: Fight Trump or ignore him?

Possible Democratic candidates haven't hesitated to tangle with Trump. Sen. Sherrod Brown recalled that when Trump slammed him over the closure of a General Motors plant in his home state, he poked the president for seeking "an Ohio Democrat to blame" while the GOP held power in the state.

  Government shutdown impacting food banks

Food is a staple that many people, especially furloughed government employees, are running out of because they simply don’t have the money to feed themselves or children.

Albany Tech launches revitalization of Diesel Equipment Technology program

Saying the demand is high, Albany Technical College rolled out a revitalized version of their Diesel Equipment Technology Program this morning.

Georgia’s economy is growing, but experts say Albany’s is not

Terry College of Business experts said Georgia’s economy is growing very quickly. But they also said while Albany’s economy is growing, it is one of the slowest in the state.

Georgia candidate behind ‘deportation bus’ pleads not guilty

A Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate who campaigned in a "deportation bus" has pleaded not guilty to fraud charges.

Cordele residents relieved about sidewalk project

A problematic street in Cordele is getting sidewalks now, bringing relief to residents that live in the area.

Some Southwest Georgians say Netflix price increase is too much to handle

Former Netflix user says increase may be too much to handle.

Albany man in court for murder trial after deadly 2015 hotel shooting

Marquel Culpepper is now before a Dougherty County jury for a murder trial, after prosecutors said he shot and killed Kendrick Miller, 38, outside of America’s Best Value Inn back in 2015.

Marco’s Pizza donates lunch for TSA workers

With the partial government shutdown continuing into week four, one Albany business wanted to show its support for federal workers still on the job unpaid.

Thief steals vehicle with keys left inside

An SUV was stolen in East Albany, after police say the owner left his keys inside the vehicle.

Albany airport losing passengers from high prices

The Southwest Georgia Regional Airport is losing passengers flying in and out of Albany's airport because of ticket prices.

Women Senators in Georgia say they’re being sidelined

A bipartisan group of state senators in Georgia is speaking out about actions they say are undermining women in the chamber.

Healthcare facility where vegetative woman gave birth ordered to find new management

State regulators issued a letter ordering the facility to hire a third-party manager following visits that they say raised “several significant concerns.”

Mother burned when sippy cup exploded in her face, she says

An attorney says the company who makes the sippy cup doesn’t believe an explosion could have happened if the cup was being used properly and wants to do testing on it.

Brooks Co. Boys & Girls Club closer to completion

One county is finally getting its community center that residents said has been 15 years in the making.

Valdosta police anticipate increase in domestic disturbance calls

One police department said that it expects to see an increase in a very specific kind of report during this time of year.

How you can heat your home safely as temperatures drop

With the temperatures dropping in South Georgia, you want to be sure that you are heating your home safely.

  Thomas County Central students build their own forest

Students at Thomas County Central High School (TCC) got their hands dirty Wednesday while building their own forest.

2 Moultrie teens face felony charges

Two teenagers are facing several felony charges in connection to multiple businesses being burglarized and vandalized in Moultrie.

Albany commissioner issues warning after illegal dump site found

An illegal dump site was found in Albany on Wednesday.

‘Something was different’: Teacher’s instinct leads to Dougherty High student caught with gun

A teacher’s suspicion that “something was different” with one of her students led to the discovery that the student had a gun in school.

Sumter Co. historical site feels impact of government shutdown

The partial government shutdown is continuing to impact South Georgians.

South GA college student awarded broadcasting scholarship

An Americus college student was one of six to receive the 2018 Lanier Finch Scholarship given by the Georgia Association of Broadcasters.

GA Southwestern State University celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

One south Georgia university celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Wednesday.

Trump signs law giving back pay to federal workers

President Donald Trump signed a law on Wednesday guaranteeing back pay to federal employees who have been furloughed or working without pay during the partial government shutdown.

GA man arrested for plotting attack on White House

Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that investigators have arrested a Georgia man they believe planned to attack the White House.

Bo Dukes indicted by Houston Co. grand jury

Bo Dukes was indicted by a Houston County grand jury Tuesday for charges stemming from a Jan. 1 incident, according to the Houston County District Attorney’s Office.

Hodges sworn in to serve on state Court of Appeals

A former Dougherty County district attorney was sworn in to serve on the Court of Appeals of Georgia.

Steve Carell, ‘Office’ creator to reunite for Netflix series ‘Space Force’

Netflix announced Wednesday that Steve Carell joins Greg Daniels, who created the U.S. version of “Office,” for a new show, “Space Force.”

FL murder suspect believed to be in Albany

A Florida sheriff’s office is looking for a murder suspect that investigators believe could be in Albany and investigators are hoping someone knows where he is.

Sears staves off liquidation; stores to stay open, reports say

Multiple media outlets reported early Wednesday that billionaire Eddie Lampert has won a bankruptcy auction after strengthening his bid in several days of negotiations with creditors.

Gov. Kemp puts dollar amount on school safety, gang plans

Gov. Kemp has unveiled plans to allocate money to each Georgia public school for safety measures and an anti-gang task force within the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

Driver escapes seconds before train crashes into car

The driver, 96-year-old Antoinette Lazzara, was stuck on the tracks at the railroad crossing. She was apparently disoriented and had trouble getting out of the car as the train approached.

  Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

The truck driver said he’s found a job that’ll give him the opportunity to spend more time with his family, but there’s a snag because of the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.

Attorney general nominee Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist

So far, William Barr's comments have pointedly departed from Trump’s own views and underscored his efforts to reassure Democrats that he will not be a loyalist to the president.

After a young man, 23, died in a car accident, his kidney donation saved his father’s life

The 23-year-old's heart, liver and second kidney will be donated to other patients in need.

Woman fights ticket for honking at officer

In Auburn several weeks ago, the woman said a cop in an unmarked SUV peeled out in front of her as she swerved to avoid him. She honked.

Leaders meet in Albany to discuss region’s economy

The lunch and learn program will educate leaders and the public about how South Georgia's economy is doing.

After rule change, senator says she’s been sexually harassed

A Georgia state senator has announced from the Senate floor that she has recently been sexually harassed.

Moultrie Council keeps 2019 salaries the same as previous year

City council members in Moultrie will be operating 2019 with no salary increase.

MLK remembered in Albany history

The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. stretches across the nation, but he specifically left a piece here in the city of Albany.

Airport projects moving forward despite government shutdown

Projects at the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport are still in full swing while the government remains shut down.

Worth Co. Superintendent responds to NAACP call for resignation

Worth County Board of Education Attorney Tommy Coleman says there is no evidence in the allegations against School Superintendent Bill Settle.

Cordele homeowner speaks out after house fire, arson investigation

A homeowner in Crisp County is warning everyone to be careful after police say her neighbor tried to set her house on fire.

Crisp Co. officials invite the public to comprehensive hearing

Crisp County officials are asking residents to come out and give input as they work on a plan to improve the quality of life in the area.

Hurricane debris cleanup resumes in Crisp County

Crisp County commissioners say clean up efforts are back underway after setbacks from natural disasters.

Mobile home fire victim still in need of help after losing family

One Albany woman said she is still without a home after losing her two children, a nephew and her grandmother at their home at the Albany Dunes Mobile Home Park almost two months ago.

Community activist plans trip to assist with fight against juvenile crime

A recent criminal justice forum hosted by Albany City Commissioner Jon Howard left residents wanting immediate solutions to what they consider some of the biggest problems facing the county.

Home video captures three suspects breaking into car, victim furious

Albany police need your help identifying three suspects seen in a video entering into a car and busting out a window at a home on Habersham Road.

Officials hope 293-acre lot will bring new businesses to Thomas County

A 293-acre lot in Thomas County has been empty for several years and currently, city and county leaders are partnering together to attract businesses to its location.

Thomasville woman facing charges after shooting at another woman

An arrest warrant was issued in connection to an assault that happened in Thomasville.

3 arrested after traffic stop leads to manhunt in Nicholls

Three people were arrested after a traffic stop led to a chase in Nicholls.

3 wounded, 1 arrested in Valdosta shooting

Valdosta police arrested a man after three people were wounded in a shooting in the 1300 block of JoRee Street early Monday morning.