Albany NAACP holds 36th annual freedom awards banquet - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Albany NAACP holds 36th annual freedom awards banquet

Posted: Updated:
  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • As Warthogs wind down, what's ahead for Moody?

    As Warthogs wind down, what's ahead for Moody?

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:17:58 GMT
    The United States Air Force's long-serving tank-buster, the A-10 Warthog, has been around for decades. It showed its effectiveness against armored vehicle in the Gulf wars, and it's one of the main armamentsMore >>
    The United States Air Force's long-serving tank-buster, the A-10 Warthog, has been around for decades, but its days are numbered.  The likelihood of America doing battle with foes who have army tanks is dwindling to near zero.More >>
  • Bank robbery suspect denied bond

    Bank robbery suspect denied bond

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:39:51 GMT
    A suspected bank robber remains in the Coffee County Jail on a probation violation warrant as the FBI and Douglas Police continue to work on charges.   We know investigators confiscated a shotgun whenMore >>
    A suspected bank robber remains in the Coffee County Jail, after he was officially charged with bank robbery, and denied bond in court.
    More >>
  • APD renews public outreach with 'java'

    APD renews public outreach with 'java'

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:34:56 GMT
    Friday morning, APD officers provided an opportunity to get to know your neighborhood law enforcers as folks got their daily cup of 'Joe,' under the Golden Arches. The Albany Police Department joinedMore >>
    Friday morning, APD officers provided an opportunity to get to know your neighborhood law enforcers as folks got their daily cup of 'Joe,' under the Golden Arches.More >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The Albany NAACP Chapter held its 36th annual Freedom Awards Banquet at the Civic Center tonight to say thank you to organizations that work with them to fight injustice and help make the community better.    

"And now this is the day we are saying to them thank you thank you thank you for having been there for us when we needed you," said Marvin Jones, president, Albany area NAACP.       

The theme of tonight's banquet was "we are climbing Jacob's ladder." The keynote speaker was Reverend Nelson River, a vice president with the national NAACP.

 

Copyright 2013 WALB.  All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow