Sunday, May 26 2013 10:56 PM EDT2013-05-27 02:56:17 GMT
Georgia State Patrol troopers are on the scene of a deadly crash in Grady County. Authorities say it happened around 3pm Sunday on State Road 112 at mile marker 6. Two cars are involved and there is oneMore >>
A Grady County teenager is dead and two others are injured after a two car crash.More >>
Sunday, May 26 2013 9:48 PM EDT2013-05-27 01:48:02 GMT
Some residents at an Albany apartment complex got a scare Sunday evening when a fire spread to their building. Albany firefighters got a call about a fire at the Windover apartments on West Gordon AvenueMore >>
Some residents at an Albany apartment complex got a scare Sunday evening when a fire spread to their building.More >>
Sunday, May 26 2013 8:07 PM EDT2013-05-27 00:07:25 GMT
The same day a Fitzgerald High School football player would have graduated high school, a sign in his memory is vandalized. Now his family wants answers as to why someone would do such a thing. The signMore >>
The same day a Fitzgerald high school football player would have graduated high school, a sign in his memory is vandalized. Now his family wants answers as to why someone would do such a thing.More >>
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 >>
WORTH CO., GA (WALB) -
The road situation is in improving in Worth County. Water has receded in many spots.
The county was hit especially hard by heavy rain because it has 300 miles of dirt roads. Forty-four of them were shut down at one point. By Friday night, that number was down to 11.
The county declared a local emergency and asked for state help, but officials aren't optimistic that the level of damage will be enough to get recovery money from the state.
EMA Director Tom Whittington said, "Our resources are exhausted. Our public works has been swamped, and we need some assistance from the state which would be state DOT. When I get all my information, I turn it over to my GEMA officials in Atlanta, and they call me back and let me know what they're gonna do."
Officials say most of the roads can be repaired with grading and minor patch jobs, though a few complete washouts have already been filled in.