Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:03 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:03:02 GMT
Paramedics tell us they're amazed no one was seriously hurt in a rush hour crash just outside Albany Monday evening. The driver of a pickup truck lost control on Philema Road just before 5:00. The truckMore >>
The driver of a pickup truck and his passenger walk away from the mangled wreckage after a crash.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:02 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:02:59 GMT
An unusual wreck on Albany's bypass Monday night left the highway littered with yard debris. About 9:30, a car collided with a trailer that was hauling tree limbs on the Liberty Expressway between theMore >>
Wrecked cars and yard debris slow traffic on Albany's bypass.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:07 GMT
Moultrie Police tell us they have the accused triggerman in a shooting in custody after two weeks on the run. Police arrested 19-year-old Darren Huntley over the weekend in Waycross. 22-year-old DominiqueMore >>
Moultrie Police tell us they have the accused triggerman in a shooting in custody after two weeks on the run.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:37:21 GMT
Students at a South Georgia University are working together to make it into the workforce. Nursing students at Georgia Southwestern asked business students to help them prepare for their job searches. HumanMore >>
Students at a South Georgia University are working together to make it into the workforce.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:28 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:28:47 GMT
A lot of South Georgians are all too familiar with the damage a tornado can do. An EF-3 tornado roared through Americus six years ago. It killed two people and destroyed Sumter Regional Hospital andMore >>
A lot of South Georgians are all too familiar with the damage a tornado can do.More >>
TIFTON, GA (WALB) -
One of the oldest institutions of higher learning in our area celebrated its birthday Wednesday.
On February 20th, 1908, 27 students and three teachers entered Tift Hall on the campus of what was then the Second District A and M school.
Today, it's Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and has 3200 students.
The refurbished front end of campus, containing the college's three original buildings will be re-dedicated on March 1st, although some administrative functions are already located there.
Ashley Mock, ABAC's Director of Public Relations said, "it was really exciting to be able to move back to the front of campus this past summer and to be able to get the president's office and public relations back to the front of campus. But it's really exciting to be able to open the doors to Lewis and Herring Hall as well next week and to be able to open the lawn."
The most popular major on campus today is nursing.
The first classes 105 years ago focused on agriculture and mechanical trades.