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) -
The Drug Enforcement Agency's Columbus office is participating in the investigation of a drug suspect arrested after he tossed a package of cocaine into the Flint River during a chase Wednesday afternoon in Albany.
That package contained more than a kilo of cocaine. Drug agents in an Albany Fire Department Rescue boat fished it out of the river.
We now know that the cocaine package was wrapped in plastic, and covered in bee's wax. This could be a new method of getting the illegal drug past drug-sniffing dogs at the U.S.- Mexico border.
Albany agents have video of the suspect, 43-year-old Gregory Tushin Greene of Albany, throwing the package out the window of his car as police pursued. WALB expects to show the footage today.
Greene was arrested at the East Oakridge bridge after the high speed chase. He is charged with trafficking in cocaine and over 20 traffic charges.
Green sped away when ADDU drug agents tried to stop the Dodge Challenger he was driving in the 1200 block of Moultrie Road.
Agents say Greene reached speeds of 85 miles an hour as they chased him across South east Albany.
Greene stopped his car on the bridge, jumped out, and threw the package into the river.
Drug agents are questioning Greene now. The cocaine has a street value of $120,000.