Cecil Police Dept. arrests 3 in human trafficking, drug cases

This is an ongoing investigation and police said it may result in more arrests.

Georgia Appeals Judges speak to Albany students

1 of 3 men charged in 2015 Albany death takes the witness stand

Ala. medical marijuana bill passes first hurdle in state legislature

WWII vet in Valdosta awarded ‘Quilt of Valor’

Blakely 1st grader publishes her own book at age six

  Second newspaper begins printing in Worth Co.

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  Students get dose of ‘reality’ before heading out into the real world

  Census Bureau looking to hire seasonal workers; what you need to know

Radium Springs Garden closed because of rising Flint River

DA: 3 sentenced to a total of 32 years in prison

  A cup and a chat: Tift Co. law enforcement hosts ‘Coffee with a Cop’

  Tifton officials hope to raise awareness on child abuse prevention

  Albany Gang Task Force works to reach young people

A typical Gang Task Force meeting in Albany is usually filled with community leaders and adults, but the real issue is getting young people involved.

GBI launches homicide investigation in Coffee Co.

The victim's death is being investigated as a homicide.

  BPS: School bus involved in crash with pickup truck

The accident happened at the Scott Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive intersection.

  Settlement reached in Homerville coffee shop explosion

The explosion happened in August 2018.

  Murder trial begins for 2015 Albany death

  FCC: $20 Billion plan will bring better internet to rural GA

  Young hero talks about Flint River rescue

  Dougherty Co. Commission invites you to attend empowerment event

  Irwin Co. receives life-saving device donation

APD looking for armed robbery suspect

  Rate Discrimination: Some insurance companies give better rates for customers with certain jobs, education

Drivers with less education or jobs that typically pay less may face higher car insurance rates, according to an industry insider.

UPDATE: Woman charged in Dougherty Co. ambulance theft out on bond

She bonded out of jail on Sunday.

  Community discusses CBD and hemp oil benefits

"It really benefited me and I am able to get up and go to work every day and move so it is really helpful."

Man charged with aggravated assault for actions after brother’s murder released from jail

A Columbus man who has been charged with aggravated assault for his actions just moments after his younger brother’s murder is no longer in the Muscogee County Jail.

Kentucky man awarded $150,000 after being denied ‘IM GOD’ license plate

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has been ordered to pay the attorney fees for a man that was denied a personalized license plate reading “IM GOD”.

‘The Faye feeling’: Family friend describes warmth shared by 6-year-old Faye Swetlik

She said if Faye knew you, she was hugging you, touching others with a heart of gold she carried everywhere she went.

Faye Swetlik’s body escorted back home, autopsy results expected to be released Tuesday

News of little Faye’s death has affected people around the nation and even the world.

  African-American tour explores Americus’ historic past

"It is very important to know where he comes from, know his ethnic background and know that he can accomplish and achieve anything in life that he puts his mind too."

UPDATE: Missing Lee Co. man found

On Sunday morning, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said he was found safe.

  Man tries to save woman from Albany bridge jump, both rescued from Flint River

Both were rescued from the water by firefighters.

  20 years later: Volunteer looks back on deadly Valentine’s Day tornado

On Friday many people reflected on the Valentine’s Day Tornado that claimed 19 lives 20 years ago.

  Paris comes to Albany for a Valentine’s Day prom night

Couples relived their prom nights during the “Night in Paris” at the Hilton Garden Inn.

  Georgia-Pacific donates $10,000 to Albany Fire Dept.

Albany Fire Chief Cedric Scott said the money will go toward their fire safety education programs.

  Exchange Club of Albany honors 2019 Officer of the Year

Six Albany-area law enforcement officers were honored Friday for their dedication to the community.

  Albany Recreation & Parks give seniors a magical experience with Valentine’s Day breakfast

A group of seniors got the chance to laugh, sing, dance, eat and even play Bingo this Valentine’s Day.

  Radium Spring Middle School students learn how to prevent social isolation

Peach State Health Plan is teaching students about social isolation and how badly it can have on their lives.

Savannah physician sentenced to 20 years in prison for ‘substantially contributing to opioid crisis’

A Savannah physician was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday.

  GBI investigating Colquitt Co. inmate death

Catrina Noel Disciplina, 43, was found unresponsive by other inmates.

  Exclusive: WALB sits down with Gov. Brian Kemp

WALB’s Jim Wallace and Kemp discussed many issues ahead of the new year’s session.

  ‘No criminal allegations’ involved in Americus city manager suspension

Charles Coney was suspended until Feb. 21, following the completion of a personnel investigation.

Settlement proposed in Homerville coffee shop gas explosion

“The bottom line is that this proposed agreement is more preventative than punitive.”

Gas-powered off-road vehicles recalled due to fire hazard

The off-road vehicles were recalled because the starter generator wire can be improperly secured, allowing it to come into contact with the vehicle’s exhaust.

Ga. high court to hear Duke appeal in Grinstead case

In the order, the court said that “upon consideration of the application for interlocutory appeal filed in the above-styled case, the application is hereby granted. All the Justices concur.”

Inmate dies at Valdosta State Prison, GDC investigating as homicide

GDC agents say they believe Prince Blige died due to injuries he suffered during a fight with another inmate on Wednesday.

Albany organization donates shoes to DCSS

The Heart organization was at Northside Elementary where they gave a hundred pair of new tennis shoes to students.

  For the Love: WALB picks up litter on Stuart Ave on Valentine’s Day

On Valentine's Day, WALB News 10 staff members took time to pick up litter in our neighborhood for the love of our community.

Flower Shop talks Valentine’s Day preparations

Davis Flower Shop in Cordele is celebrating its 45th Valentine’s Day today.

Suspects in child abuse scandal at Valdosta daycare out on bond, more complaints filed

Police say the physical assault happened on January 14.

  ‘Repeated ethics violations’ led to termination of Americus assistant principal

Repeated ethics violations are why the former Furlow Charter School Assistant Principal Jason Williams was terminated, according to a letter sent to him by the school board.

  Albany mayor offers up ideas for Chehaw Park and Zoo

Albany Mayor Bo Dorough had his first vote as a Chehaw Authority member Thursday night.

  Thomasville City Schools’ new superintendent excited to get started

Thomasville City Schools is already having a great school year and now it also has a new superintendent.

  Black history museum to host annual festival Saturday

The Jack Hadley Black History Museum is having its annual festival this weekend.

  Do you know what all the Thomas Co. Health Department offers?

The Thomas County Health Department said it wants to help prevent crime as well as improve people’s health and well being.

  Patriot Penalty: Deployed service members come home to find higher auto insurance rates

Service members who cancel their car insurance to serve overseas may come back to find higher rate quotes after telling companies they didn't have coverage because of deployment.

  NWS creates new flood mapping product for Lee Co. creeks

With the click of your mouse, Lee County residents can now visually see if creek flooding will impact them at home.

VSU dean in child porn sting out on bond

He was released on a $25,000 bond.

  Limbaugh draws bipartisan condemnation for Buttigieg remarks

Rush Limbaugh is a Trump ally and made the remarks Wednesday on his nationally syndicated radio show.

  Man indicted in woman’s public death at Albany bus station

A man was indicted Wednesday in the death of a woman who was killed in front of several witnesses outside of the Albany bus station in November.

Motorcyclist killed in crash involving Douglas police officer

The crash happened at the EnMarket on Willacoochee Highway.

School bus, vehicle accident reported off Gillionville Road

Officials said the children on the bus are okay.

Senate acts to restrain Trump’s military powers against Iran

The Senate has approved a bipartisan measure limiting President Donald Trump’s authority to launch military operations against Iran.

DA: Multiple Cook Co. men sentenced, some banished

“I am proud to see these men sent away to prison and banished for their crimes," District Attorney Dick Perryman said.

  Bond hearing date undecided for Atkinson, Berrien Co. triple murder suspect

He is facing two murder charges in Atkinson County and a murder charge in Berrien County.

Man on probation for Albany shooting arrested in Bainbridge

It all started with a traffic stop.

  South Ga. parents voice concerns over Thomas County Central softball coach

Concerned South Georgia parents are speaking out against their daughter’s high school softball coach, who they say is abusive.

  Americus mayor speaks out about naming of new high school

On Monday, Americus Mayor Barry Blount presented the Sumter County Board of Education a resolution the city council passed in January.

  Albany neighborhood getting new speed tables

Albany city leaders are installing three speed tables.

Albany resident shocked his neighbor was shot

Markevus Leslie is from Lagrange and moved to Albany three years ago for a better life. However, his typically quiet neighborhood wash rocked when his next-door neighbor was shot.

Senate bill could put the future of the Dougherty Co. Police Dept. in your hands

A new bill in the Georgia Senate could eliminate county police departments. Both the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office and Dougherty County Police Department could be affected if the bill is passed.

  Lake Blackshear area monitoring impact after recent rains

Leadership at Lake Blackshear is continuing to monitor water levels after recent rains.

  Cairo students attend business panel during College and Career Week

Students at Cairo High School got a taste of what their future could hold.

  Have you been screened for heart disease? Why hospital officials say it’s so important

Archbold Memorial Hospital is stressing the importance of calcium screenings during Heart Health Month.

  Mother of suspect in Thomasville Marine’s death: ‘I’ve seen them grow up to this point’

Two men are behind bars in Thomas County in connection to a murder.

  Law firm advises people to check insurance policies before it’s too late after church settlement

An Albany church won an almost $2 million lawsuit against an insurance company. The representing law firm is offering advice for anyone going through something similar after Hurricane Michael.

  Bugged by an ex? Name a roach after them

If you’re still feeling bugged by your ex lover this Valentine’s Day, this is the perfect event for you. Chehaw is hosting their "Bugs and Disses" event.

  Community asks for Albany’s saggy pants ordinance to come to an end

Community activists say a saggy pants ordinance is contributing to racism in Albany. Right now, if your pants are significantly below your waist, you could have to pay a fine.

  Baked with love: Albany bakery to host family-fun Valentine’s Day event

Called “A Night Out with Mrs. Q,” children will put on their baker’s apron and decorate a six-inch cake.

  City approves municipal court closure for 10-weeks

The Albany Municipal Court will stop operating for 10 weeks, at the end of the month. Judge Willie Weaver said the court needs the time to restructure.