Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:51:07 GMT
Ravi Mikel Givens was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He is being held in the Dougherty County jail. Givens, who played ball at Westover and StetsonMore >>
Agents say that police responded to the apartment because of a burglar alarm. Officers found the back door broken open and went inside. That's where they detected a strong odor of marijuana, and saw pot in plain view.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:49 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:49:38 GMT
Moultrie Technical College unveiled its new $9.5 million, 46,000 square-foot Health Sciences Building Wednesday. The brand new structure is located at the school's Veterans Parkway Campus (VPC) in Moultrie. RepresentativesMore >>
Moultrie Technical College unveiled its new $9.5 million, 46,000 square-foot Health Sciences Building Wednesday. The brand new structure is located at the school's Veterans Parkway Campus in Moultrie.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:46 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:46:04 GMT
Albany Humane Society officials say it's one of the worst cases of animal neglect they have seen. Tonight a veterinarian and Humane Society workers are trying to nurse a one-year old lab mix back toMore >>
Albany Humane Society officials and a veterinarian are nursing a dog back to health, after she was nearly starved to death.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:45 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:45:45 GMT
Work is underway on a big empty retail space in Albany to bring in a new business and a spirit of celebration. Party City will open a store at 2709 Dawson Road, near the Albany Mall this August. EconomicMore >>
Work is underway on a big empty retail space in Albany to bring in a new business and a spirit of celebration.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:41:48 GMT
An Albany prosthetist is coming to the rescue to help a Moultrie man who lost his arm to rare flesh eating bacteria. We introduced you to Michael Hobgood last night. His arm was amputated less than twoMore >>
An Albany prosthetist is coming to the rescue to help a Moultrie man who lost his arm to rare flesh eating bacteria.More >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -
Just when you think the rain is gone, think again. Most of South Georgia is forecasted to get 2 to 4 inches of rain over the weekend. Some areas could get up to 10 inches. That means the possibility of flooding is back on the minds of many folks in southwest Georgia.
But emergency officials say they're more ready now than they've ever been. Free programs like Code Red here in Dougherty County alert people when severe weather enters the area. Whether it's tornadoes, thunderstorms or flash flooding, the free phone call alert is just another way to stay prepared during this dangerous flood season.
"It doesn't alert the entire county but just the path. We encourage people to join that program. It's a free program. They can either go on the Internet, the city's web site and look that up and fill out the information or they can the fire department and I'll put the information in for them," says Dougherty Co. EMA Director Jim Vaught.
Officials with the American Red Cross say they're prepared to set up shelters anywhere between Albany to Lake Seminole, if need be. Now they're say they need volunteers.
If you'd like to help, give them a call at 229-924-2026.