Crisis counseling coming to 8 Southwest Georgia counties

While many people are taking care of their homes and businesses, it’s also important to remember your mental health.

  ‘Manna After Michael’ to feed 5,000

Bishop Clean Care a ‘total loss’ after fire

Residents speak out after shooting in Sylvester

Early voting rises in Tift County

Farmers gather for disaster assistance after Hurricane Michael

Couple accused of keeping child locked in basement for months

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  Lowndes High adopts Seminole Co. School System

FEMA’s on the ground and ready to help after Michael

Project Hope offers more than hope

Valdosta wants you to ‘Love Where You Live’

New investigation surfaces into ‘defamatory’ letter in Thomasville

Hundreds of Colquitt Co. residents voting early

Albany Exchange Club ready for fair next week

Despite Hurricane Michael, The 72nd Annual Southwest Georgia Regional Fair is set to start Tuesday, October 30, and will go until Sunday, November 4.

Albany Exchange Club pitches in to help Albany community

The Albany Exchange Club said that it prides itself with being known for helping the community.

  Arrest made in Moultrie death investigation

Officials have confirmed there has been a quick arrest in a death investigation out of Moultrie.

Coffee Co. law enforcement looks for man wanted in connection to Nicholls armed robbery

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Office and Nicholls Police Department are looking for a man in connection to crimes that happened Monday morning in the Nicholls area.

Jury returns verdict in 2013 Albany murder trial

Georgia middle school student arrested for stabbing teacher

Storm cleanup continues in Dougherty Co.

Randolph Co. issues missing person alert

New FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers open

Valdosta package store catches fire

Understanding Your FEMA Letter: What to Do Next

If you contacted FEMA for assistance, you may have received a letter from FEMA that says you’re ineligible for housing assistance.

Charges brought after Moultrie death

The death happened last Tuesday

Albany child killer’s appeal turned down

However, the court has reversed Jones’s convictions for second-degree cruelty to children for smoking marijuana in their presence.

Dougherty County leaders to host Q&A for disaster recovery

Dougherty County leaders are encouraging people to come to the meeting to get any questions they have about storm cleanup answered.

Shoe Station hosts storm relief fundraiser after hurricane

Shoppers packed Shoe Station in Albany to help storm victims in a special way.

Carver Community Center helps Hurricane Michael victims during the aftermath

More than 700 people have been fed in Albany at the Carver Community Center this week during post Hurricane Michael, and staff said they are looking to offer more help.

  South Albany community upset after Harveys Supermarket closes

Southeastern Grocers announced they will close another Harveys Supermarket in Albany and they said damages left behind from Hurricane Michael is partially to blame.

Disaster recovery center helps appeal process with FEMA

Since its opening Saturday the Disaster Recovery Center said they want to see more people utilizing the resources available.

South GA communities support each other after hurricane

A group of coworkers from Valdosta traveled to Albany Sunday serve the community after Hurricane Michael.

Elementary students write letters to linemen after hurricane

As students returned back to school at Pelham Elementary on Thursday, their first assignment was to write special letters to those who risked their lives after the storm.

ASU hosts homecoming storm relief block party to celebrate recovery

Tailgaters and Albany State University alumni filled ASU’s campus Saturday as they held several homecoming celebration activities while recovering from Hurricane Michael.

Chehaw Park opens but still recovering after Hurricane Michael

Chehaw Park, specially the Zoo, received major damage from Hurricane Michael, however, leaders said since then, they worked harder than ever to reopen portions of the park this weekend.

Girl, 9, whose family fought to keep her on life support dies at Texas hospital

The 9-year-old suffered cardiac arrest in late September and was admitted to the hospital, where she was declared brain dead and placed on a ventilator.

Teacher on leave after allegedly duct taping CO student to chair

Police have opened a criminal investigation into the incident, but no charges have been filed.

Disaster Recovery Center opens for hurricane survivors

Hurricane Michael left financial troubles for many residents in the county.FEMA and the state partnered to open up a center aimed to help folks with just that.

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $1.6 billion after nobody won Friday’s drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot has now swelled to $1.6 billion after nobody bought a winning ticket for the Friday night drawing.

Flint RiverQuarium re-opens Saturday after a week without power

Flint RiverQuarium re-opens Saturday after a week without power

Dougherty Co. holds town hall for hurricane assistance

Westover Town Hall about Recovery efforts

62-year-old man dies without power to his oxygen machine

A Dougherty County man died after being without power for days after Hurricane Michael. County leaders warn that tragedy could have been prevented.

DCSS ready to start school on Monday

It’s been over a week since Hurricane Michael swept through the Albany area and tonight Dougherty County School System is happy that Michael didn’t cause any major damages to their schools. Superintendent Kenneth Dyer says not having power was the main reason for not having school.

900 residents still without power in Worth County

The number of power outages in Worth County has dropped down to just over 900 homes without power.

Camilla Power fully restored after Hurricane Michael

City of Camilla leaders said they have been working hard to restore power to customers and residents.

  County urges residents to properly dispose of debris

Crews in Dougherty County are continuously out picking up debris set out on curb sides.But county leaders are asking you to help in this process.

ASU holds pep rally before big game on Saturday

Hoards of Albany State Alumni are back in town this weekend for the annual homecoming game.

Worth County delivers food to elderly, disabled

Piles of hot plates were not just ready to be picked up, but were ready to be taken out into the county for those who couldn’t make it here.

G-SAR members return home

Ten firefighters in Valdosta are returning home after spending days helping victims of Hurricane Michael.

Teachers help families with food while out of school for Hurricane Michael

Nearly 300 families in Pelham were fed all week while students were out of school and power.

Pelham City School buildings partially damaged during Hurricane Michael

Pelham City School leaders said Hurricane Michael left many damages to their facilities, forcing them to act quickly to get kids back in school.

FOUND: Dougherty Co. missing man found safe

The Dougherty County Police Department is looking for a missing man and officers are hoping you can help them find him.

ATC plans reduction in staff

Albany Technical College is planning a reduction in force this month due to flat enrollment with a decline in credit hours earned.

Sex investigation at Ft. Valley leads to multiple warrants

Seven people are charged

South Georgia schools extend closings after Hurricane Michael

A number of schools are closing ahead of Hurricane Michael.

Flint RiverQuarium repoens

Hurricane Michael left the giant aquarium without power for a week, according to Marketing Manager Wendy Bellacomo.

ATC announces ‘Reduction in Force’

The College has seen growth only in dual enrollment, where students average just 3-6 credit hours per term.

40K get help at Dougherty Co. ‘POD’

There will be Town Hall meetings in Dougherty County Friday night and this weekend.

UPDATE: Man behind bars after Stewart Co. chase leads to officer-involved shooting in Dawson

One person is behind bars after a chase in Stewart County ended with an officer-involved shooting in Dawson.

Dougherty County crews begin to clear Hurricane Michael debris

The aftermath of Hurricane Michael has ruined cars and homes and many other places, making the cleanup challenging. Safety is key for how and where you place your storm debris.

Mediacom offers free Wi-Fi sites

Mediacom is offering free public Wi-Fi spots adjacent to its local offices in several South Georgia cities.

  Relief effort for Florida begins in Southwest GA

The road to recovery after Hurricane Michael will be a long one for many areas across Southwest Georgia, but it won’t be done alone.

Valdosta community donates needed supplies to hurricane victims

With the Valdosta area missing the grunt of Hurricane Michael, many people are coming together to help those in need, in parts of Florida and Georgia.

Army Corps of Engineers helps out after Hurricane Michael

The Marine Corps Logistics Base has crews out across the city of Albany, helping with cleanup efforts following Hurricane Michael.

Bainbridge community rallies together in time of need

Hurricane Michael has left most of the people who live in Bainbridge and Decatur County without a way to receive food, water, or power.

Reading is cool at one southwest Georgia school

Thomas County High School students made a special stop at Garrison-Pilcher Elementary Thursday morning for their 10th annual Reading Rally.

Shellman receives food truck

Randolph County is still trying to recover after Hurricane Michael.

Shellman in need after Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael left devastation on the town of Shellman. Mayor Paul Langford says it is going to take months to repair the damage.

Firefighters encourage purchase of tarps

As rain is expected in the weekend forecast, fire officials say homes that were damaged in Hurricane Michael could be damaged even more if not protected.

Residents and officials provide resources for Baker County

Baker County officials said they’ve been working hard to pull in as many resources possible to help storm victims as fast as possible.

Church provides daily meals for residents in Mitchell County

One Mitchell County church has opened up all week to provide meals for 200 storm victims each day, but the church is looking to help more.

Zaxby’s raises funds for hurricane victims

Several South Georgia Zaxby’s locations teamed up with the American Red Cross disaster relief efforts Thursday night to help the victims of Hurricane Michael.

Salvation Army gets donation from iHeartRadio

The Salvation Army received a huge donation Thursday from iHeartRadio’s “Drop of Hope” in Atlanta.

Students at Sherwood Christian Academy serve Damascus

Students at Sherwood Christian Academy traveled to Damascus Thursday where they helped with cleanup efforts after Hurricane Michael hit South Georgia.

Recovering after Michael: Officials urge residents to aid and inform each other

On Thursday, Albany Utilities said power is restored for 90 percent of its customers and the company has crews out across the city picking up storm debris.

Recovering after Michael: Officials urge residents to rally together

On Thursday night, South Georgia leaders said neighbors need to rally together to feed the possible thousands who have been without food for days following Hurricane Michael.

The sun sets on final day of the Sunbelt Ag Expo

With 1,200 exhibits at the annual Sunbelt Agriculture Exposition, each company does its best to stand out from the rest.

UPDATE: Child development center responds to investigation

Several months after an investigation into possible improper physical discipline began, an Albany child care facility now faced a several-hundred dollar fine.

Statesboro PD sending care to hurricane survivors

A Statesboro woman hopes to take a carload of care to storm victims in Early County, where Hurricane Michael left many people without hope.

Valdosta man arrested for throwing brick at someone

Witnesses said the man came back with a brick, and threw it at a man.

Dougherty Co. curfew ends, state of emergency remains

The State of Emergency remains through October 26