Saturday, May 18 2013 11:42 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:42:57 GMT
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana. Deputies responded to a complaint at Jose Sanchez's house on Highway 129 North Friday. AuthoritiesMore >>
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana.
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:42 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:42:03 GMT
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff. It was the first annual pigs in the park event, put on by the Georgia Narcotics Officer'sMore >>
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:47 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:47:12 GMT
Thomasville Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a store, scaring customers and clerks. Police say they responded to the Dollar General on West Jackson Street around 9:15pm Friday. EmployeesMore >>
Thomasville Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a store, scaring customers and clerks.
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:59:02 GMT
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. Authorities say it happened around 11pm Friday near the 3900 block of Radium Springs Road. PoliceMore >>
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:58:50 GMT
It's graduation time for high schools in Dougherty County and students are ready to embark on their next journey. 230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High SchoolMore >>
230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High School this Saturday morning.More >>
From: Alabama Department of Industrial Relations
MONTGOMERY, AL – Alabama Department of Industrial Relations Director Tom Surtees announced Wednesday that over 250 storm recovery jobs have already been posted by 12 employers on Alabama's online jobs database, www.joblink.alabama.gov.
Some of the jobs posted include: general laborers needed for clean-up, tire technicians to repair tires and wheels on 18 wheelers that were damaged in the storm, and equipment operators, among others.
Interested applicants can apply for these jobs online at www.joblink.alabama.gov by going to the Advanced Job Search section and selecting "View Only Disaster Recovery Jobs", with "April Tornadoes" selected.
Employers who wish to post jobs should choose YES for "Disaster recovery job?" and select "April Tornadoes" in the drop down box.
"As we are already seeing hundreds of unemployment compensation claims coming in due to last week's storms, it is my hope that these disaster recovery jobs can be filled by those Alabamians affected by the storm," said Surtees. "I want to encourage business owners who post these jobs to please consider impacted applicants when hiring for these positions, and I'd also like to encourage those who lost their jobs due to the storm to apply."
Alabama JobLink allows jobseekers to identify themselves as unemployed due to the April tornadoes.
Staff at any of Alabama's 47 Career Centers can also assist employers and applicants in searching and applying for these jobs. A comprehensive list of Career Center locations can be found at www.dir.alabama.gov and at www.joblink.alabama.gov.