Mueller report: Barr says Mueller finds no evidence of Trump-Russia conspiracy

Attorney General William Barr has given Congress the eagerly anticipated summary of the “principal conclusions” of special counsel Robert Mueller’s two-year Russia investigation.

  A successful Fire Ant Festival wraps up Saturday night

  Family and friends say goodbye to Albany Civil Rights activist

  Our Kids, Our Future LLC holds tournament to help end violence

Homicide investigation underway in Pelham

  Car drives into business on Dawson Road

Triple homicide still being investigated

Continued Coverage

  Board approves $800,000 towards Worth County Football Stadium

  Worth Co. Superintendent: “ We will move forward”

  Crisp Co. Schools official addresses fatal crash involving school bus

  Fire Ant Festival good for Ashburn economy

  Man arrested for reportedly using business bank accounts to pay bills

  Albany self-sufficiency program accepts grant to help those in need

  Thomas Co. leaders gearing up for annual Great American Cleanup

Leaders said they’ve already mapped out several areas that are in desperate need of litter pick-up.

  New sales tax in Dougherty Co. goes into effect July 1

If you shop in Dougherty County, you'll soon have to pay an extra one cent sales tax.Which will ultimately bring an additional $80 million in funding to the county and the city.Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.

  Thomasville city leaders encourage community to ‘Think Before You React’ to end gun violence

At a public forum, officers advised the community on how they can help end the problem of gun violence.

  Calhoun Co. School System breaks ground on new school

The single-story school will be around 110,000 square feet.

  Dougherty County schools updating security measures

  WALB visits local elementary school’s career day

  Bo Dukes sentenced for Wilcox Co. charges in Tara Grinstead case

Victim identified in fatal Cordele wreck

  Shaquille O’Neal named new Papa John’s spokesman

  Worth Co. superintendent, students respond to high school principal’s resignation

  ‘I pray that the lives of my children save the lives of others’

The family of Mercedes Hackle and Ronnie “Wayne” Hackle came together Thursday for a funeral to lay their loved ones to rest.

  Worth County School System preps for active shooter situations

Worth County educators are staying prepared in case a parent’s worst nightmare happens — a school shooting.

  Omega students camp out for literacy

“Engagement outside of the classroom is basically what it is and we have reading tents set up where kids can go in and read,” Kristy Stone, literacy coach, said.

  Possible tribunal for student arrested in Pataula Charter Academy incident

A WALB reporter went to the front door and saw people meeting. The reporter was not allowed inside but did ask if they could confirm if Pataula Charter Academy was having a tribunal and they said no, that they could not confirm that.

  DCSS getting a mental health facility

The facility will be located at Albany Middle School.

  Americus event seeking volunteers, offering donation to organization with highest participation

A popular local event is looking for people to help – and there's an incentive for the organization with the most volunteer hours.

Event to honor fallen Americus officers returns for third year

The foundation honors Americus Police Officer Nick Smarr and Georgia Southwester State University Officer Jody Smith.

  Bo Dukes found guilty in Wilcox Co. trial in Tara Grinstead case

A jury found Dukes guilty of all three counts he was facing in Wilcox County in connection to Grinstead’s death.

  City leader works to end stigma around mental health

If you or a family member are struggling to find help when it comes to your mental health, there is a meeting this weekend to help.Albany City Commissioner Jon Howard is working with Aspire, as well as Superior Court Judge Victoria Darrisaw, to answer any questions you may have.

  Albany Housing Authority helps people further careers and education

The Albany Housing Authority has found a new way to get you connected with organizations to help you further you career and education.The authority hosted a Community Resource Fair today.

  Albany community fearful as sounds from gun fire ring out nightly

Albany neighbors are looking for guidance in ways to keep their kids out of trouble. The need for help comes after a recent shooting on South Van Buren Street left one man dead.

Eighth Street Middle School in Tifton holds plant sale

Eighth Street Middle School holds plant sale

  First woman arrested in the Albany Civil Rights Movement dies

First woman arrested in the Albany civil rights movement dies

Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Democrats, CNN

A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump.

Douglas police searching for person of interest

Douglas Police are searching for a person of interest in an ongoing investigation.

  Thomasville city leaders address gun violence in Thursday forum

Scott told WALB he hopes the discussions will lead to a decrease gun violence.

  Moultrie welcomes homeless shelter by 2020

A Moultrie pastor and councilman will turn an abandon building into a homeless shelter by 2020.

  Moultrie city leaders working hard to enhance downtown

Moultrie city leaders said you have the ability to influence what types of businesses come to the downtown.

Arguments conclude on day 4 of Bo Dukes trial

On Thursday, the prosecution has called Brooke Sheridan, Bo Dukes' girlfriend, to the witness stand.

Most Wanted: Julio Morales

GSP is looking for a man that was involved in a deadly hit and run in Sumter County.

  Will Trump let up on McCain attacks? GOP senators hope so

A few GOP senators spoke out this week against a new round of Trump's complaints about the Arizona senator, who died in August of brain cancer . One Republican called the president's ongoing commentary "deplorable." Others, such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, pointedly used the word "her

  Safe and Sound: Tornado shelters for natural disasters

Some people say investing in tornado shelters is a good way to keep your family safe.

  ‘You’re talking 1,000s’: Poisonous toads invade Florida community

Residents of Palm Beach Gardens have a massive outbreak on their hands. They expect the problem to grow in the coming weeks.

Investigation opened into possible missing absentee ballot applications

Georgia’s Secretary of State has opened an investigation into allegations of lost absentee ballot applications during the 2018 election cycle.

Albany native advances in the military

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jasper E. Wheeler graduated from basic military training

DG infant cough syrup recalled, can cause vomiting and diarrhea

The syrup has the potential to be contaminated with Bacillus cereus/Bacillus circulans.

  After mosque attacks, New Zealand quickly bans assault weapons

The government is now working on a large-scale buy-back plan to encourage owners of the banned weapons to surrender them.

  GBI continues triple homicide investigation

While authorities say that they are continuing to investigate the causes of death and the motives for the murders, we looked into the connection between those killed and those arrested.

  Worth Co. looking forward to T-SPLOST plans

The voters of Worth County have spoken and are hoping to see improvements coming to their roads soon.

  Arlington residents say there are bigger problems than mayor and police chief

After the mayor of Arlington issued two letters of termination to the city’s police chief, community members are saying there are bigger problems to worry about.

  Victim identified in deadly Wednesday Albany shooting

A 24-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Albany Wednesday morning.

World Meteorological Organization retires storm names Florence and Michael

Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach on September 14, 2018 and became the costliest hurricane in North Carolina History.

  Ashburn Police: Money stolen from business, personal accounts in possible fraud ring used to pay bills

Ashburn law enforcement is looking for the mastermind behind a possible fraud ring, where they say people used business and personal accounts to pay more than a thousand dollars in bills.

Annual Fire Ant Festival coming to Ashburn

The celebration of the red ant is coming to South Georgia.

  Some shoppers still support Ashburn Fred’s after failed inspections

A Fred’s shopper said Wednesday he’ll continue buying items from the Ashburn store that was temporarily barred from selling food.

Fresh Start Academy hosts college and career fair

Dougherty County students at the Fresh Start Academy explored post-grad opportunities at a college and career fair.

Albany residents want Monroe High interim basketball coach to stay

A number of residents said they want Keith Hayes, interim coach, to stay in that role.

Former Olympian speaks at Albany State University

An Olympian and track star known for her long jump returned to the Good Life City Wednesday evening for a second time.

  Albany woman surprised with scholarship named after her

Henderson and her family started donating money in hopes of starting a scholarship fund for students in housing.

  New business invests $90 million to expand in Thomas County

A national company is investing $90 million to expand its business in Thomas County.

Cairo man’s family speaks out after manslaughter verdict

“I was devastated,” Jones said. "Now, I have a sense of relief, like okay this is over.”

Suspect arrested after Thomas Co. deputy hit in high speed chase

A Thomas County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) deputy was hit by a suspect’s van during a high speed chase Tuesday night, according to the sheriff’s office.

  Day 3: Bo Dukes admits in interview shown in trial to helping dispose of Tara Grinstead’s body

Day 3 of the Bo Dukes trial will get underway Wednesday morning in Wilcox County following explosive testimony on Tuesday

  'Bill & Ted 3′ is a real thing! Excellent!

Bill S. Preston, Esq. (Alex Winters) and Ted “Theodore” Logan (Keanu Reeves) will be making another totally radical movie called “Bill & Ted Face the Music.” It’s slated for release in 2020.

  Mom throws kids from third story of building to save them from fire

Trapped inside on the burning third story was O'Sheana Harrison and her kids, all under the age of 3. Four Des Moines officers are being hailed as heroes for their efforts to save the family.

  Wednesday is the last supermoon of 2019, and actually it’s a super worm moon

It's the vernal equinox, a super worm moon - so much happening in the night skies on Wednesday.

Grady man pleads to manslaughter, over $10 bet

Nicholas Perry was charged and indicted for the murder of Elijah Smith

  West Virginia man found guilty in infant’s rape, murder; jury recommends no mercy

It took the jury two hours to find the man guilty of multiple charges in the 2016 death of a 10-month-old girl.

  New Zealand holds first funerals for mosque shooting victims

The first funerals came five days after a white supremacist methodically gunned down 50 worshippers at two mosques — a massacre that he broadcast live on Facebook.

  Americus councilman advances international relations in Japan

Other cities selected are Athens, Dublin and Savannah.

  Glassblowing continues to impact Americus before annual festival

For thousands of years, fire has kept us warm and brought us together. Now it's fueling the growth of mobile glassblowing in Americus.

  Sasser enforcing junk car ordinance

Sasser residents are speaking out about the city’s junk car ordinance, saying the fines are too high.

  Multi-million dollar project underway on I-75

Multi million dollar project is underway on I-75 in South Georgia

  Food sales resume at Ashburn store after rodent infestation cleaned up

According to the Georgia Department of Agriculture, prior inspections showed a rodent infestation on the sales floor and in the stockroom.

Family, friends celebrate murder victim’s birthday with vigil

Tuesday night friends and family remembered a victim killed in a shooting in Rochelle.

  Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

The deal helps Disney further control TV shows and movies from start to finish - from creating the programs to distributing them though television channels, movie theaters and streaming services.

“I never dreamed that anybody could ever do this to my children at all”

The mother of Ronnie “Wayne” Hackle and Mercedes Hackle is waiting for justice for her children’s death.

Still no incident report released in Pataula Charter Academy ‘hate list’ arrest

WALB is still working to find out the circumstances of the arrest of Jackson Stapleton, 18, if he is still a student and if any staff members were involved or impacted in the case.