Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:32 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:32:02 GMT
The United Way of Southwest Georgia honors more than a dozen organizations for their leadership in supporting United Way agencies. United Way raised about 1.1-million dollars this year. That's up slightlyMore >>
The United Way of Southwest Georgia honors more than a dozen organizations for their leadership in supporting United Way agencies.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:31 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:31:27 GMT
Dougherty County School Board members want property owners to know, they won't raise your taxes despite another tight budget year. Monday night Board members held a public hearing to give people a chanceMore >>
Dougherty County School Board members want property owners to know, they won't raise your taxes despite another tight budget year.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:23 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:23:09 GMT
The opening of Albany's new airport terminal remains on schedule despite a delay in the ceremonial opening. Travelers will begin using the new facility at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport two weeks fromMore >>
The opening of Albany's new airport terminal remains on schedule despite a delay in the ceremonial opening.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:03 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:03:40 GMT
A Georgia girl remains hospitalized tonight with serious burns following a boat explosion on Lake Lanier. Apparently, a fuel leak led to the blast. Cell phone video captured by boaters shows a boat burningMore >>
A Georgia girl remains hospitalized tonight with serious burns following a boat explosion on Lake Lanier. Apparently, a fuel leak led to the blast.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-06-18 03:59:55 GMT
Police are asking banks to be on the lookout for a woman who has cashed thousands of dollars in forged checks. So far, she's hit Colony Banks in Albany, Valdosta, Moultrie, and Sylvester. Sylvester PoliceMore >>
Police hope to stop a successful forger who's gotten away with thousands of dollars so far by cashing fraudulent checks at multiple south Georgia banks.More >>
TYLER, TX (KLTV) -
They are known to be cute and cuddly, but sometimes ladybugs can cause an infestation.
According to an East Texas exterminator, ladybugs begin to come out in February, some believe it's a sign that winter is coming to an end.
But even when people come across the infestation, it could still be hard to want to call an exterminator on them, because they are still so cute.
"They don't have a negative connotation, they aren't associated in a negative way whatsoever," says Tony Busby with RID-X extermination.
"They tend to swarm outside and if you have a window open, you can end up with them inside your house. Sometimes they land on the house structure itself, and they'll crawl through tiny openings around the windows the doors," says Busby.
Busby says to not fear if you have a ladybug infestation, they have a short life span when living indoors and can do no harm.
"When someone calls in with a ladybug problem, we prefer to just explain to them that they've come in, it's a seasonal thing. Their life span is three to six weeks, they're not there to stay, and their certainty not there to lay eggs," says Busby.
Busby says the procedure of exterminating happens naturally with ladybugs.
"Most cases the procedure to spray is not going to do anymore than what would happen naturally. Because their going to die, their not going to re infest the house, they again have come in by accident and if they don't get out they are not going to live," says Busby.
Busby recommends to just open your windows and provide an exit for the cute, cuddly beetle.