Beyond the Story

  Moultrie community ‘Crams the Cruiser’ for Christmas

On Tuesday morning, City of Moultrie employees gave the gift of Christmas during the Cram the Cruiser Toy Drive.

Good News stories

  Georgia Power helps fund GSW scholarship program

A recent grant award from the Georgia Power Foundation is helping fund Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) Southwestern Promise Scholarship Program that specifically targets high school students in a 56-county area of Southwest Georgia.

  Georgia Power helps organization buy bicycles for foster children

They plan to use the money to buy bicycles.

  Dougherty Co. law enforcement hosts shooting competition for Special Olympics

On Monday, the Law Enforcement Appreciation Run and Gun event was held at the shooting range on Turner Field Road.

  Valdosta student donates thousands for hurricane relief

One Valdosta student is donating $5,000 to Hurricane Dorian relief and she’s only 9-years-old.

  Tiftarea senior signs golf scholarship to attend Belmont University

Josie Arant is a senior at Tiftarea Academy and all of the attention has been on her since Friday.

Firefighters save wedding ring, dress after couple’s home goes up in flames

The cause of the fire that destroyed much of the Nevada home is under investigation.

Letter to Santa found in Arlington peanut field

If you can help us track down the little girls who wrote it, please send an email to our newsroom by clicking here.

  Hahira student recognized as top 3 equestrian athlete

The United States Equestrian Federation’s Equestrian Athlete Lettering Program recognized Studstill for the second year in a row for her dedication to the sport.

  Ameris Bank raises over 40K canned goods to fight Southwest Ga. hunger

In a food drive, Cordele’s Ameris Bank branch came in fourth place out of nearly 200 other bank branches in a competition to gather canned goods for families in need this holiday season.

GSW partners with local organization for Angel Tree Project

With the holiday season just around the corner, one South Georgia university is doing their part to help out kids in need.

Lowndes Co. school hosts Veterans Day parade

The Lowndes County School System is celebrating Veterans Day and teaching students about the importance of doing the same.

  Habitat for Humanity program in Americus helps American Legion post

Whether it was painting, cutting grass or trimming hedges — about 50 volunteers showed up to American Post 558 Thursday to give back to local veterans.

Worth Co. coach receives award

Rams Baseball Coach Will Smith won the Georgia 2020 Ethics and Professional Coaching Award.

A ‘purr-fect’ ending: Douglas firefighter saves cat from tree

A firefighter worked hard to save a cat that was stuck hanging on a branch.

  Albany Tech celebrates Veterans Day early in special ceremony

Albany Technical College held a special ceremony today to thank the men and woman who served in the military.

  Heart transplant surgery a success for Leesburg mother and wife

Teresa developed cardiomyopathy after the birth of her last child.

  UPDATE: Worth Co. High band, cheerleaders grab the gold

Worth County High School’s Ram Band won the 2019 ‘Sound of Gold Division Championship’ Saturday in Waycross.

ASU organizations helping students ‘Suit Up for Success’

Mentors at Albany State University are looking for your help to make sure students are ready for internships and, eventually, job opportunities.

Tifton first responders blaze path in high heels for ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’

The department strutted around the city for about a mile for ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’.

  Giant topiary chicken in Fitzgerald expected to break records

Fitzgerald leaders are building what they said will be the world’s largest topiary chicken.