Monday, May 20 2013 2:25 PM EDT2013-05-20 18:25:47 GMT
Dougherty County Commissioners unanimously denied a $15,000 for the National Youth Sports Program during Monday's Commission meeting. Robert Skinner, the NYSP director, outlined the program's services,More >>
Dougherty County Commissioners unanimously denied a $15,000 for the National Youth Sports Program during Monday's Commission meeting.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 2:15 PM EDT2013-05-20 18:15:09 GMT
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer involved shooting in Lakeland. Saturday night around 9:00, 42-year-old Tim Blanton was shot at 196 North Highway 135. GBI agents areMore >>
Saturday night around 9:00, 42-year-old Tim Blanton was shot at 196 North Highway 135. GBI agents are investigating two officers who were involved, a Lanier Co. Sheriff's deputy and a GSP trooper.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:25 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:25:03 GMT
Two men, one black and one white, burst into the Petro Store at the intersection of Highway 200 and Highway 45 Sunday night, and attacked the clerk, stealing money. The victim told authorities that theMore >>
Two men, one black and one white, burst into the Petro Store at the intersection of Highway 200 and Highway 45 Sunday night, and attacked the clerk, stealing money.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 10:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 14:54:19 GMT
Information from the Georgia Lottery- ATLANTA – A Valdosta man has won a huge jackpot prize playing Fantasy 5. William Gilbert, 71, matched all five numbers from the May 16 Fantasy 5 drawing, winningMore >>
William Gilbert, 71, matched all five numbers from the May 16 Fantasy 5 drawing, winning the 484,201 jackpot prize. Barretts, 6685 Bemiss Road in Valdosta, sold the Quik Pik ticket.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 10:45 AM EDT2013-05-20 14:45:59 GMT
Thomasville Police Officers responded to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting Sunday night. Employees told police a man left the store with a shopping cart full of items without paying. The employeesMore >>
Thomasville Police Officers responded to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting Sunday night. Employees said the man pulled knife and began swing it at them. He then ran to a vehicle parked in the parking lot and attempted to leave however, but the car would not start, so he took off running.More >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -
Olympic Speed Skater Dan Jansen, who won a Gold Medal at the 1994 Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway, will be the guest speaker at the Phoebe Putney Regional Coaches Sports Symposium.
Aside from his Olympic victory, Jansen is an eight time world record holder, has 46 World Cup victories and 75 world cup medals. The same year he won Olympic gold, he established the Dan Jansen Foundation, which contributes to youth sports, educational programs and helps victims and families of those afflicted with leukemia.
Jansen has become a well-respected speaker who shares his story of tragedy and triumph, taking the audience through the four Olympics he has competed in, sharing stories from the journey and valuable lessons learned along the way.
Phoebe Orthopaedic Specialty Clinic and Sports Medicine will be hosting the second part of a Regional Coaches Sports Symposium Saturday January 12, 2013 at Phoebe Northwest from 8am to 1pm. The January Symposium is the second half of a two part event that will earn grade school coaches PLU Credit. The topics covered at Saturday's Symposium include strength and conditioning, log rolling, taping, shoulder injuries, knee injuries, proper AED use, proper stretching and concussions. Phoebe Physicians Group Physicians from Phoebe Orthopaedic Specialty Group and Phoebe Sports Medicine Physicians along with a Phoebe Certified Athletic Trainer and a clinical nurse educator will present these topics with an opportunity for coaches to ask questions.
This event is free of charge and high school and middle school teachers can receive Professional Learning Units (PLUs) through Southwest Georgia RESA at www.swresa.org <http://www.swresa.org>. If you don't earn PLU credits through RESA, contact London Mainor at firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> or 229-347-0262 to RSVP. All coaches will receive a certificate of participation at the event.