Saturday, May 18 2013 12:48 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:48:01 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 >>
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 11:58 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 >>
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.