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 >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -
District Attorney Greg Edwards says he plans to go to the Grand Jury for a murder indictment against an Albany woman, after a Magistrate Judge dismissed them.
24 year old Sade Britt had been charged with felony murder in the death of 52 year old Anthony Westbrook, whose nude body was found on a mattress in an illegal dump site in South Albany. He had been shot in the back of the head execution style.
Police say Britt, wore a mask, and was driving Westbrook's car and using his debit card at a downtown bank the night before his body was found.
On September 28th Magistrate Judge Robert Revell dismissed the murder charges after a committal hearing for a lack of evidence.
D. A. Greg Edwards says he will ask the Grand Jury for a murder indictment, while Britt's lawyer says there is no evidence.
"Even if there are persons further involved in this case, our intention is to show that part of this case regarding this defendant," Edwards said.
Britt's Attorney Roosevelt Carter II said, "I believe the police department relied on inmates in jail as far as their confidential sources, who lack credibility. And finally I believe the only reason she is charged with murder was she exercised her constitutional right to stay silent and her right to have counsel."
Britt remains in jail without bond on theft and stolen car charges. The D. A. says the investigation into Westbrook's murder continues.