Second Harvest to shut down Albany branch

Senator Freddie Powell Sims was critical of the organization in early May

  Perdue: Partisan politics to blame in lack of disaster funding

The senator also said party politics not only wasted time but an entire planting season.

‘Potentially hazardous asteroid’ with its own moon to pass by Earth this weekend

The flyby will be visible starting May 24 and last until May 27.
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  3 minutes: Trump meeting with Dems goes bust in a flash

The curtains in the Cabinet Room were drawn. The Democrats were waiting. And President Donald Trump came and went in three minutes, never stopping to sit down or shake hands.

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  Sen. David Perdue weighs in on disaster funding for pecan farmers

  'I would basically tell them that I will miss them’: Harley Calhoun says goodbye as WCHS principal

Worth Co. BOE attorney, Tommy Coleman, comments on Calhoun’s complaint

New positions to come with Colquitt Co. 2019-2020 fiscal budget

  Berrien High teacher under investigation

WALB has confirmed an investigation is ongoing into allegations against a Berrien County teacher.
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Mnuchin says Harriet Tubman $20 bill design delayed past 2020

The decision to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation's seventh president, with Tubman on the $20 bill had been made by Mnuchin's predecessor, former Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, who had served in the Obama administration.

Sandtrap hosting tryouts for Gucci Mane concert

  Chehaw ready for Memorial Day weekend

APD talks Memorial Day weekend safety

  Jury returns verdicts in woman’s vehicular homicide trial

Pebble Hill Plantation creates new learning center

Some trains will increase speed in SW Georgia

  Sipping and strolling could come to Sylvester

  Firefighters warn of brush fires during hot, dry weather

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  ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh to be released

John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison.

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ABAC tennis returns home from nationals

  ASU sends five Rams to Texas for Track & Field Nationals

The old saying goes hard work beats talent when talent refuses to work hard. But when you have talent that works hard much, like the ASU track and field team you find yourself in Texas, for the division two track and field national championship.

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Aspire talks mental health in Southwest Georgia

  Town hall presents Putney Park improvements

  Day 2: Defense argues lack of evidence in 2016 double vehicular homicide trial

  Valdosta partners with school system to fight litter

  Lowndes Co. death being investigated as homicide

We now know that Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the recent death of Billy Bell as a homicide.
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Michael Avenatti charged with defrauding Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, was charged Wednesday with ripping her off.

  Do you know the signs of heatstroke and heat exhaustion?

  Moultrie to invest in MPD If successful in opioid lawsuit

  Pecan farm can now expand in Dougherty County

  NECCO offers Albany families foster care services