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 >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:44:14 GMT
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School. Pictures of the Baconton Community Charter School file room show where students cellMore >>
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 12:48 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:48:01 GMT
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral. 16-year old Keyanna Lang died from a heart condition. Due to her illness the family couldn't keep lifeMore >>
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 8:00 AM EDT2013-05-18 12:00:09 GMT
In its effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May, Dollar General will host a career fair at Dollar General located at 2017 N Slappey Blvd. in Albany, Ga. on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.More >>
The event is held as part of the major retailer's effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May...More >>
Stacy McCrary is a Navy veteran and single-mother of three who is finally moving into her new home. Today, people from all over the community came to her home to honor her and remember fallen military service members and first responders.
"I'm excited, a little overwhelmed, just very blessed. So many things at one time that I can't even put it in words," says McCrary.
McCrary went straight into the Navy after she graduated from Lee County high school and she says ever since, it's been the foundation for her life.
"it really just taught me structure, attention to detail, something that's very strong in the military and it's just given me a drive to succeed in everything I've done and just having that foundation, it's amazing."
She says she didn't have any plans when she got home so she went back to school.
"I did use my G. I. Bill to get my first accounting diploma from Albany Tech and then I further went on for schooling to become a certified surge tech which I do now, I work at Phoebe North."
And today, she received the keys to her brand new home.
"God has just given me so much and through Habitat, I've just realized a dream that I honestly never thought would be mine. I didn't see myself as a homeowner but it's here now and I'm so excited."
Now she is a homeowner and her new house played host to a remembrance service to honor troops killed in the wars that followed the September 11th attacks.
"I'm so thankful to Habitat for Humanity, without them this wouldn't have been possible and it's an amazing organization and I'm just so proud and honored to be associated with them and I hope to continue throughout my life helping with habitat with other homeowners and getting other people, letting them realize the dream that I've been blessed with."
Flint River Habitat built her home as part of a multi-year focus on building homes for veterans.
The local Habitat chapter is one of fifteen programs nationwide that received special funding for 9/11 activities. They say it's because of the high number of veterans in south Georgia.
Habitat is looking for another qualified veteran to get a new home.