Saturday, May 25 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:37:45 GMT
Albany Panther's first ever beer fest just wrapped up tonight. For 25 bucks beer lovers sampled more than 20 types of beer at the Civic Center and there was plenty of entertainment. Musical acts, suchMore >>
Albany Panther's held their first ever beer fest Saturday night. More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 11:33 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:33:38 GMT
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event. Musical artists from around south Georgia performed at the Albany Municipal Auditorium Saturday afternoon.More >>
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 10:30 PM EDT2013-05-26 02:30:39 GMT
A Turner County man is now in custody after he had a standoff with deputies for about two hours Saturday evening. Sheriff Andy Hester says deputies were called to the home of Ricky Nelson on CoverdaleMore >>
A man had a standoff with Turner County deputies for about two hours Saturday evening.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-05-25 22:27:57 GMT
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event. This may seem like a regularMore >>
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 4:52 PM EDT2013-05-25 20:52:02 GMT
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times. It happened around 3:15pm Saturday, near the 1500 block of U.S. Highway 19. Officials say John Earley wasMore >>
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times.More >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -
Two South Georgia organizations say their fund raising hunting events over the weekend were big successes.
The first ever A.K.C. Southern Heritage Coon Hunt and Show at the Exchange Club Fairgrounds had much more participation than they predicted. 156 dogs from across the nation came to the hunt. Organizers hoped for 100.
Between 1500 to 2000 visitors came to the fairgrounds to see the dogs and talk with the hunters. Exchange Club and A.K.C. organizers say they were extremely pleased with the event that replaced the much bigger UKC Winter Classic that moved to Batesville, Mississippi this year.
Meanwhile organizers of the 27th annual Quail Unlimited Celebrity Hunt say their weekend event brought out record numbers. They are still totaling up the money raised from their auctions and fund raisers, but organizers say they had record attendance to almost every event.
Quail Unlimited almost went bankrupt three years ago because of the economic downturn. And while President Bill Bowles said they are still paying off that old debt, this year's event will keep the conservation organization alive.