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 11:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:59:20 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 >>
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 >>
THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) -
Trees for Troops will deliver approximately 18,000 trees at 62 Bases in 2012, and some of them came through South Georgia Tuesday.
100 trees passed through the National Guard Armory in Thomasville. Some will go to families in the Thomas County area, and the others will go to other locations, some overseas.
Trees for Troops serves U.S. troops stationed in far-off lands over the holidays, and delivers American-grown Christmas trees even to the other side of the world, just in time for Christmas.
The 2012 program kicked off in a big way November 20 at Dull's Tree Farm in Thorntown, Indiana. The event was filled with excitement as more than 50 volunteers -- including FedEx employees, Future Farmers of America and the National Guard -- helped organize, box and load 300 trees to be shipped overseas.
Trees were donated by members of the Indiana Christmas Tree Association, and shipping was donated by FedEx. The lucky recipients are two U.S. bases in Kuwait (Camp LSA and Camp Virginia) and troops stationed at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.
Trees for Troops, a program of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation, provides farm-grown Christmas Trees to armed forces members and their families in the U.S. and stationed overseas.
Since 2005, Trees for Troops has provided 103,186 Christmas Trees to military families and troops in the United States and overseas. Each year, thousands of Christmas Tees are donated by American farm families and the public, and FedEx delivers these trees to more than 60 military bases.