Beyond the Story

  Leesburg mother moved to top of heart transplant list

Teresa developed cardiomyopathy after the birth of her last child.

Thrift store that helps domestic violence victims comes to Cordele

A women’s ministry out of Macon is making its way to South Georgia, one thrift store at a time.

Good News stories

  ‘Baby Stormy’ celebrates first birthday

She was born at just 27 weeks, during Hurricane Michael, one year ago in Early County.

  Moultrie community raises thousands for Tripp DeMott

Support continues to pour in for 7-year-old Tripp DeMott from the Moultrie community.

  Dog found alive under debris a month after Hurricane Dorian hit Bahamas

The trapped pup was found a month after Hurricane Dorian devastated the region.

  Phoebe honors volunteers of the year

Phoebe hosted its annual volunteer appreciation dinner to recognize the community servants who donate their time and talents to benefit Phoebe patients.

  Good News: $32K in lifesaving equipment awarded to Moultrie, Doerun law enforcement agenices

The two agencies will be awarded the funds Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at Firehouse Subs in Moultrie, 507 N. Veterans Parkway.

  Americus-Sumter High School students selected for Japan GEN-J program

An opportunity of a lifetime is offered to only a handful of high school students and some of those are close by in Americus.

  When a mom in Albany was in need, Savannah officers came to her rescue

Savannah HEAT officers were in Albany Friday when they saw a vehicle with no license plate.

  Valdosta Middle School ties in success and education

Students at Valdosta Middle School are ready to dress for success.

  Wish comes to life for Arlington teen with cancer

Georgia Power employees and retirees from South Georgia came together to build a life-size playhouse for a Make-A-Wish teen in Arlington.

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

The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office received third place in category four of the Governor’s Challenge at the Annual Georgia Governor’s Challenge Banquet.

  Dawson woman turns heads by turning aftermath into art

You might notice a unique creature hanging out on a dirt road in Dawson on Goose Hollow Road.

  Valdosta elementary school starts their own garden

Sallas Mahone Elementary School has started a perennial garden.

  Albany skydiver to compete in world championship in Russia

An Albany man is winning medals in the sky.

  12-year-old DJ serves Albany community

Melvin Self aka DJ MJ Styles is a 12-year-old disc jockey in Albany that is known for being the youngest DJ in Southwest Georgia.

  Diving for gold: Albany native wins gold medal in N.C. parachuting championship

Chris Gay, an Albany native, won a gold medal in the 2-way canopy formation event at the U.S. Parachute Association National Parachuting Championships in Raeford, North Carolina.

  27K jars of the 'best food’: South Ga. organization helps out Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

South Georgia is doing its part to help out victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.

  8-year-old saves money to send to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

The youngster saved the money he made making and selling key-chains this summer.

  Moody AFB staff sergeant awarded Bronze Star Medal

Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, presented a Bronze Star Medal with Valor to an Airman assigned to the 38th Rescue Squadron (RQS) on Aug. 26.

  Wild Adventures named ‘Best Theme Park Deal’ in Ga.

South Georgia is home to the Best Theme Park Deal in the state.

  New car helps Americus woman drive son to medical treatment

Until March Lakeshia Myers didn't have a car.