March 2, 2007
Mitchell County -- Mitchell County sustained a lot of damage from Thursday's turbulent weather.
Most of the homes on Gravel Hill Road were damaged. City crews spent the day working to restore power to the neighborhood as people in the community came together to help clear the debris and trees.
Deloach Roofing, a Camilla based company, was on the scene doing repair work. Owners say they got about 50 phone calls this morning.
"Everybody's pretty shaken up. Everybody's kinda frantic, upset. It's catastrophic. Damages to their house trying to explain what's going on with it. Everybody's a little shook up," says Shea DeLoach.
DeLoach says he expects his crews to work through the weekend.
A former jailer in the Coffee County Sheriff's Office has lost his job and his freedom, after a drug sting that happened Tuesday in Douglas.
J. L. Lomax Elementary School is raffle get off a car to get more technology in the school.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is encouraging more hunters to participate in the "Coyote Challenge."
Americus runner Charlene Pennymon is getting ready for yet another exciting adventure in Boston. Pennymon is preparing to run in her fifth consecutive Boston Marathon.
City commissioners have denied a rezoning proposal from a Valdosta developer who wanted to put in a 75-unit apartment complex in Albany.