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  • Propane most likely the cause of camper explosion

    Propane most likely the cause of camper explosion

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:39:14 GMT
    Colquitt County investigators say a propane leak is most likely the cause of an explosion that injured a family in Colquitt County on Tuesday, although the state fire marshal's office is still investigating. More >>
    Colquitt County investigators say a propane leak is most likely the cause of an explosion that injured a family in Colquitt County on Tuesday, although the state fire marshal's office is still investigating. DeputiesMore >>
  • Moultrie offers free recycling

    Moultrie offers free recycling

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:23:39 GMT
    Its "Keep America Beautiful Week" in the city of Moultrie. Folks could drop off their old or unwanted electronics for recycling Wednesday. Any old household electronics including TVs, computers, or oldMore >>
    Its "Keep America Beautiful Week" in the city of Moultrie. Folks could drop off their old or unwanted electronics for recycling Wednesday.More >>
  • Industries awarded by EDC at Rise 'N Shine

    Albany industries awarded by EDC

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:10:25 GMT
    The Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission recognized existing industries Coats & Clark, Outdoor Network, Better Brands of South Georgia, and Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for their globalMore >>
    Coats & Clark, Outdoor Network, Better Brands of South Georgia, and Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital were all recognized....More >>

Welcome to Sunshine Week; a national initiative to open a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information.

Broadcast news is built around the free flow of information from an open, transparent government. This week, WALB is joining with our colleagues at television stations, radio stations, and newspapers around the country to call attention to the importance of a free flow of information in our democracy.

We're airing public service announcements with messages from Sunshine Week Chairman, Tom Brokaw.

Though spearheaded by journalists, Sunshine Week is about the public's right to know what its government is doing, and why. Sunshine Week seeks to enlighten and empower people to play an active role in their government at all levels, and to give them access to information that makes their lives better and communities stronger.

You can learn more about Sunshine Week at www.SunshineWeek.com.

During Sunshine Week, celebrate your right to know. And insist on it all year.
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