Thursday, June 20 2013 12:09 AM EDT2013-06-20 04:09:02 GMT
The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards. WG&L leaders say the utility is paying $20,000 dollars a monthMore >>
The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:41 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:41:18 GMT
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today. Century Pines Assisted Living Center threw a party for resident Charles Walker who turned 101 today. Walker wasMore >>
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:34 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:34:54 GMT
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing. A couple of businesses are thriving there. The new art park is open, and a sidewalk improvementMore >>
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:20:33 GMT
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come. Tonight, The Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority board began discussionsMore >>
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:51:07 GMT
Ravi Mikel Givens was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He is being held in the Dougherty County jail. Givens, who played ball at Westover and StetsonMore >>
Agents say that police responded to the apartment because of a burglar alarm. Officers found the back door broken open and went inside. That's where they detected a strong odor of marijuana, and saw pot in plain view.More >>
ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) - A fatal crash that killed 11, including a family of 10 in March 2010 along Interstate 65 in Hart County, is now credited with helping to change Kentucky's seat belt law.
Governor Steve Beshear signed into law Senate Bill 89 on Wednesday at the Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown. Along with the bill's sponsor, Senator Ernie Harris, Beshear said that although highway deaths in Kentucky are dropping, there's still a lot of work to be done.
"We're at the lowest point in a decade," said Beshear, "now that's still way too many, but we're moving it in the right direction. These seat belt laws are effective and they work so we're going to be saving some lives with this legislation."
The new law will now require vehicles carrying 15 passengers or less to be equipped with seat belts for all passengers, and those passengers must wear them.
Owners of 15 passenger vehicles that were made prior to 1993 and do not have seat belts for all passengers need to have them installed. Otherwise, the driver could be cited if pulled over.