A special Colquitt County teacher got a sweet treat this afternoon.
Blue Bell Creameries gave Norman Park Elementary's Jeanine Wetherington 4 gallons of ice cream as a reward for being a finalist for Georgia's Teacher of the Year.
Wetherington has worked 25 years at the school and this is her 8th year working in the gifted program.
"It's quite an honor but I've realized that I'm just one teacher out of the system of great teachers," said Wetherington.
Blue Bell will hand out ice cream to all students and faculty at Norman Park Elementary tomorrow in honor of Mrs. Wetherington.
The state teacher of the year will be announced in May.
A jury convicted a Crisp County man on two counts of child molestation Friday. The jury came back with a guilty verdict for Hermenegildo Virgil Friday.
The holiday season has arrived and Dougherty County leaders want people to be more safe than ever.
Saturday morning, a few extra paws joined runners at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany. Racers and supporters alike showed their passion for supporting veterans this morning.
Troopers with the Georgia state patrol responded to a fatal crash in Coffee County around 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Three people are behind bars in the Dougherty County Jail for their part in a shooting at Albany State University.