Former Fitzgerald band director pleads guilty

WALB is working to learn the exact charges in Kelly’s plea.

  At UN, Trump facing questions about Ukraine, Iran, allies

Trump's latest U.N. trip comes after nearly three years of an "America First" foreign policy that has unsettled allies and shredded multinational pacts.
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‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Fleabag’ take top honors at Emmy Awards

"Game of Thrones" resurrected the Iron Throne at Sunday's Emmy ceremony, ruling as top drama on a night of surprises in which "Pose" star Billy Porter made history and the comedy series "Fleabag" led a British invasion that overturned expectations.


UPDATE: Coffee Co. escaped inmate captured

  Week 5: Friday night football scores and schedules

  Ashburn Police arrest 3 suspects for home invasion in the same week

  Surveillance shows former Tift Co. deputy stealing from body shop

  Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves 4 dead

At least four deaths have been linked to the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda, which deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana and drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years ago.
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  Trump suggests he mentioned the Bidens with Ukraine’s president

Trump told reporters that the July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was "congratulatory" and focused on corruption in the East European nation. In his remarks to reporters, he then raised Biden as an example, although there is no evidence of wrongdoing by Biden or his son Hunter,

  Albany commissioner to host mayoral debate

  Albany man sentenced for wife’s death

  Woman dies in Decatur crash

  UPDATE: Albany escapee back in custody

Patriot, ASU alum progresses in military career

  Man sentenced to 12 years for molestation

  Community reacts to arrest in Valdosta Piggly Wiggly incident

  Lee County Sheriff’s Office fully staffed as it gears up for incoming SWAT team

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  Dry shampoo can explodes, destroying Missouri woman’s car

It's lucky no one was around when the dry shampoo exploded. This story could have ended much, much worse.


  Week 5: Friday night football scores and schedules

Game of the Week: Clinch County @ Irwin County

  Player of the Week: Chauncey Magwood

ASU looking past their 0-2 start and focusing on West Georgia

For the Albany State Rams, an 0-2 start to the season isn’t ideal.But head coach Gabe Giardina said he isn’t worried.


  Iran envoy: ‘All-out war’ to result if hit for Saudi attack

  Crisp Co. Sheriff’s Office recognized in Governor’s Challenge

  Verdict reached in Alex Mixon murder trial

  Health officials: Flu season gets an early start in SWGA

  Man on bicycle killed on I-75 in Valdosta

A man was killed after a bus hit him on his bicycle near Exit 13 on Highway I-75 Tuesday around 5 p.m.
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Fall begins, but warm weather may stick around in much of the U.S.

The autumnal equinox began Monday at 3:50 a.m. Eastern. This is the mid-point between the longest and shortest days of the year.

  Former Tift County Deputy arrested for burglary

Albany police investigate robbery at Econo Lodge

  What vape shops are saying after vaping-related illness reported in South Ga.

  What you need to know about purchasing your Winnersville Classic tickets