Albany Police Department outlines goals for 2020

One Southwest Georgia police department is taking steps to develop its officers to keep order in the community.

  Texas man jumps on driver’s hood in attempt to stop him from fleeing accident scene

Police are searching for the driver, who they say fled the scene after the other man fell off his car hood and suffered major injuries to the head.
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  GOP lacks votes to block trial witnesses, McConnell concedes

Former national security adviser John Bolton writes in a manuscript that Trump wanted to withhold military aid from Ukraine until it committed to helping with investigations into Democratic rival Joe Biden.


  Tifton elementary school presents ‘Pre-School Reading Night’

  Do you know how to spot counterfeit cash?

  Votes are in and a new District 171 Ga. House representative has been elected

  ‘There’s nothing left’: Americus couple escapes house fire

  Monroe High students learn about safe driving from truck driver

Students at Monroe High School got advice from a truck driver who has driven more than 1 million miles accident-free.
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  Florida daycare worker loses job after writing in marker on baby’s belly

The message on the boy’s stomach said, “Mom, I’m out of diapers pls read my report.”

  Woman’s dog attacked with hammer; recovering at Albany animal hospital

  Peanut truck overturns on Thomasville intersection

  Ga. secretary of state visits Camilla on final day of District 171 voting

  Undercover drug buy lands Thomasville man in jail

  No charges in 6-year-old killed at Cairo intersection

  Boys and Girls Club honors Albany’s ‘faces of the future’

  Arrest made in fatal Valdosta shooting

  2 sentenced in Baker Co. voodoo trial

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  Kobe Bryant helicopter lacked recommended safety device

Investigators said it's not clear if the warning system, which would have alerted the pilot he was too close to land, would have averted the crash outside Los Angeles that killed nine.


  Valdosta High School head football coach fired

Petition launched to feature Kobe Bryant on NBA logo

SWGA remembers the life of Kobe Bryant

  Remembering Irwin Co. Coach Buddy Nobles

  Irwin Co. coach succumbs to cancer

Funeral arrangements have not yet been made yet but will be announced later.


Blakely remembers explosion that shocked the town on 50th anniversary

  Transportation leaders to sign human trafficking pledge

  GA Power: Customers need to be aware of scammers

  Moultrie Fire Department receives new equipment

  6-year-old pedestrian killed in Cairo crash identified

The accident happened about 7:30 Monday morning.
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  Deaths rise to 132 in China outbreak as foreigners leave

Panic over the virus and pollution are driving a surging market for protective face masks in Asia, straining supplies and helping make mask-wearing the new normal.

Ga. health department working to identify, prevent spread of coronavirus

Man arrested in Valdosta tv theft

  Second largest meth bust in months hits Dougherty Co.

SWGA remembers the life of Kobe Bryant