Dougherty County Emergency Management officials plan to open their emergency operations center on Sunday.
The Flint River continues to rise rapidly, it has risen more than 10 feet in the last 24 hours, faster than the National Weather Service predicted.
Firefighters will be out Saturday night monitoring the rising water.
They don't expect homes to be threatened Saturday evening, but they urge people who live near the water to keep an eye out and to call 911 if serious flooding problems arise.
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Summer is in full swing, and that means afternoon showers and thunderstorms, capable of producing deadly lightning strikes.
Albany city commissioner Bobby Coleman officially announced his candidacy for re-election.
Neighbors are overwhelmingly pleased after city leaders voted to deny the rezoning of the 2400 block of Whispering Pines Circle.
The Tifton Police Department confirms that a body was found at a home at the corner of 5th Street and Central Avenue.
We are entering the warmest time of the year here in Southwest Georgia, which happens to also be the beginning of the school year.