Good News

  Phoebe gift shop makes largest ever donation to Phoebe Foundation

After operating costs are covered, all proceeds from the store go to support the foundation each year.

  AT&T donates to Wiregrass Tech’s device loan program

The foundation will continue the device loan program, even though face-to-face instruction is returning in the fall.

Good News stories

  NFL player, Ga. native donates 1,500 masks

In an effort to help combat COVID-19 in Macon County, where he starred as a high school linebacker before going on to a record-setting career, Smith is donating 1,500 face masks that will be distributed to residents.

  Bainbridge Public Safety gets special visit from future firefighter in the making

He lit up the department with his big smile.

  GBI agents see family member join Ga. police force

Wearing a badge is becoming a tradition for one Georgia family.

  Dougherty Co. rallies together to clean community

They took out old fencing, clutter, TVs, computers, old grills and other trash out of the Southgate area.

  Dawson community, police come together to clean ball courts

Dawson Police Department officers came out too, but not to write any tickets. Instead, they gave a cool treat on a hot day for those working together to make Dawson more beautiful.

  Pastor, volunteers hand out free milk in Blakely

Pastor Michael Harris and other many volunteers handed out free gallons of milk in Blakely.

  Ga. veteran gets life-changing service dog from national nonprofit

It was through the help of “K9s for Warriors” that made things possible.

  Parade helps Blakely woman celebrate turning 102

The Blakely community helped Marget Bruner Stokes celebrate her 102 birthday.

Longtime WALB employee retires after 41 years of service

During her last week at the station, Tesia Reed and several other WALB co-workers coordinated a surprise driv-thru parade for Diana.

  Colquitt Co. boy, grandpa catch 8 pound bass

Charlie VanLandingham caught an 8 pound, 10-ounce bass at a farm last week.

  ‘Well, I just thank God for my life’: ASU retiree celebrates 95th birthday

The celebrations started Sunday with a pre-birthday parade.

Biking for Better: Two men’s cross country trek to give back

It's a journey that has been nearly two months in the making. Two men and their bikes making a trek across the country headed towards Tybee Island. Raising money for single mother's and family of fallen Night Stalkers at HAAF.

  Berrien Co. deputies get sweet treat

The sheriff’s office thanked the two girls for the nice treat.

  Sororities feed older population in Tifton

The sororities helped out by giving out food over the weekend in Tifton.

  Bainbridge Public Safety offers its thanks, appreciation for public support

BPS said thank you to all for the support and appreciate all the support.

VR for Good: Virtual reality program helping hospice patients

Students at Savannah College of Art and Design are helping to improve the lives of hospice patients by using virtual reality through a project called "VR for Good."

  Crisp Co. Community Council gives COVID-19 workers roses for their hard work

Day after day, the ladies and others, sit in the heat and screen for COVID-19 symptoms.

  Albany Tech sees 100% nursing exam pass rate

These graduates will be able to apply to any state board in the United States for licensing.

Moultrie Fire Department gets oxygen mask donation

Each oxygen mask kit comes with a small, medium and large mask, and will be used if a pet is suffering from smoke inhalation or having problems breathing.

GSU awarded $3.25M grant for the Medical Laboratory Science Program

Georgia Southern University was just awarded a $3.25 million grant that will help them increase diversity in the Medical Laboratory Science Program on the Armstrong Campus.