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 >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:58:09 GMT
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer CoalitionMore >>
A student-led effort to help cancer survivors ended up being a big success at a Lee County School. Friday students at Twin Oaks elementary school donated the proceeds from their effort to the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Georgia.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:44:12 GMT
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months. About 2,000 workers at the Albany base will have to take up to 11 unpaid days off in the next fiscal year that startsMore >>
Furloughs for Marine Corps Logistics Base workers could start in less than two months.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:43:28 GMT
The Rat Pack came back to Albany Friday night. Sinatra and Friends performed at Doublegate Country Club to raise money for the Albany Symphony Association. The guys who play the roles of Frank Sinatra,More >>
People danced the night away to Frank Sinatra tunes.More >>
From the GA Pardons and Parole Board
Atlanta, GA – Victims of crime in Georgia will have an opportunity to discuss with the Parole Board the crime and the offenders involved in those crimes on October 9, 2012, at the Lowndes County Judicial Complex, in Valdosta.
The Victims Visitors' Day will be conducted by the Department of Corrections and State Board of Pardons and Paroles' Office of Victim Services in collaboration with the Southern Judicial Circuit and Alapaha Judicial Circuit's Victim Witness Assistance Program.
Crime victims and their families in attendance will receive information concerning the current status of offenders, can register to receive future notifications regarding the status of offenders and receive information about victim claims processing. Agency staff, including Board Members, will be available to meet with victims of crime during the daylong event.
"This is always an important event for the Parole Board," says Board Chairman Albert Murray. "Being sensitive to the special needs of crime victims will remain a top priority for the Board."
Over 1,100 victims and family members have been able to voice their concerns in reference to offenders, in these face-to face meetings with Board staff.
The Board is committed to allowing victims to be heard, and will continue to hold this productive and fulfilling event throughout the state. A brief ceremony will begin at 9 a.m., and scheduled meetings with victims will continue throughout the day.
Victims wishing to attend are asked to register with the Office of Victim Services by calling 800- 593-9474, 404-651- 6668, 404-651-6814, or email email@example.com