Worth Co. deputies make 2 busts in 1 week: Drugs, fake bills seized

Worth County deputies were bagging 10 grams of methamphetamine they recovered in a drug bust Wednesday.

  Moultrie leaders offer tips to new business owners

  Moultrie city leaders work to restore discipline in school

Georgia senator hospitalized after apartment fall

  Construction on Dawson’s new airport terminal on schedule

  ‘It’s just how things happen’: Americus residents respond to N. Lee St. shooting

  Lowndes Co. officials want you to be safe in the South GA heat

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  ABAC continues to break records in scholarships

  Lowndes High moves forward with renovations

  Tiftarea YMCA summer program teaches conflict solving

  New FaceApp could cost you more than your youth

  WALB rings in Christmas in July for animals in need

  ASU cutting Men’s Golf and Men’s Cross Country after this season

  Douglas man charged with aggravated animal cruelty

A dog in Coffee County is capturing hearts across the region after he was left paralyzed by a cruel abuser.

  Operation Southern Shield comes to GA

Law enforcement is coming together in hopes of raising awareness about the dangers of speeding.

  Albany man wanted after failing to appear in court, ankle monitor stops working

Prosecutors from the Dougherty County Judicial Circuit say Demicky Rodgers trial began on Tuesday but he did not show up for court on Wednesday.

  Albany Tech apprenticeship program helps students

Employers across South Georgia met at Albany Technical College Wednesday to learn about apprenticeship programs.

  APD: Man wanted in connection to East Residence Ave. shooting

  Former Fitzgerald High band director indicted on 10 sex charges

Company recalls hummus dips due to potential contamination

State fire marshal: Arson rulings down statewide

  3 arrested for prowling, stolen firearm

  2018 Albany murder trial continues for second day

APD looking for Neighborhood Grocery burglary suspects

The Albany Police Department (APD) needs the public’s help identifying suspects in a burglary of an East Albany store.

Update: Suspect arrested in Americus shooting

One person was injured and another is in custody after a shooting in Americus on Tuesday, according to Police Chief Mark Scott.

Semi truck accident affects I-75 traffic

A crash between two semi trucks happened around 3 a.m. in the southbound lane near Exit 18.

  City hopes ‘Baby Shark’ song will drive homeless away

Officials in West Palm Beach are hoping a continuous loop of children's songs played throughout the night will keep homeless people from sleeping on the patio of a city-owned rental banquet facility

  Town hall hosted by alumni to help preserve HBCUs

There was standing room only in Tuesday’s Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCU) town hall in Albany.

  'Surviving a 1960 Georgia Lynching’: Blakely 1960 cold case reopened after documentary

The state of Georgia will review the 1960 rape and murder of an 8-year-old Blakely girl following a documentary film by Albany native Clennon King.

  Arlington names new chief of police

The city of Arlington has named a new chief of police.

  3 arrested after stolen Thomas Co. SUV found in Mitchell Co.

Multiple South Georgia sheriff’s offices were involved in the search for a stolen vehicle early Tuesday morning.

  IDK Bar & Grill closes in Moultrie

An unexpected closing of a South Georgia restaurant has sent a message to those who may be interested in starting up their own business.

  ‘Think Before You React’: Thomasville rallies against gun violence

There have been 14 gun related crimes in Thomasville since last July.

  Thomasville city leaders open to ideas for Remington Avenue Streetscape project

Transforming dangerous roads and neglected neighborhoods into safe and beautiful neighborhoods is the goal for sections of Remington Avenue in Thomasville.

  Valdosta woman sentenced for meth trafficking

A Valdosta woman is looking at spending a decade in prison after being sentenced for felony drug trafficking.

Valdosta community reacts to shooting

One man is recovering after being shot in a Valdosta neighborhood over the weekend.

  ‘Put him out of his misery’: Dog left paralyzed by pellet gun gets second ‘Chance’ at life, ‘furever’ home

A dog, left paralyzed by a cruel abuser, has found a happy ending in a new, ‘furever’ home.

  How are restaurants scored?

Reade said not all bad scores are related to food. When inspecting any restaurant, they look at a number of factors.

  New degree trains you in both fire and emergency medical services

A group of Albany students will be the first in the state to earn a degree to be both fire fighters and emergency medical technicians.

  Reality TV star to host 5k in Albany

Toya Wright will host a 5k run on August 3.

Update: Citation issued in Colquitt Co. 3-vehicle crash

Three vehicles were involved in a crash on GA-133 in Colquitt County.

  Police investigate shooting outside East Albany convenience store, report of shooting at Luxury Inn

The Albany Police Department (APD) is investigating after shots were fired outside of an East Albany Exxon gas station Monday night.

  GBI: Updates to brothers found dead in Fitzgerald case could take ‘several months’

The GBI is investigating a case where two bodies were found in Fitzgerald Saturday morning.

  ‘I always lock my cars because it’s a habit’: Lee Co. residents are locking up after months worth of car break-ins

Last month, several vehicles in Buck Run were broken into.

  1 arrested in Thomasville shooting; Info wanted

Thomasville Police said they are following up on other leads.

  Trial to begin Monday in Pelham grocery store owner death

Two men charged in the death of a Pelham grocery store owner will stand trial starting Monday.

  Woman arrested, accused of wrecking pumps to steal gas

Powell was charged with five counts of computer theft, and the cost to repair the gas pumps will be over $1,500.

  Trial for 2018 Albany murder underway

The victim was killed in the presence of children.

TPD: Numerous car break-ins reported Monday night

The Thomasville Police Department (TPD) is investigating a number of car break-ins that happened Monday night.

APD responds to possible shooting

Albany Dispatch said a call came in around 9:30 pm Monday night of shots fired on Thornton Drive off East Oglethorpe Boulevard.

  Sylvester police chief resigns after less than a year; search for replacement begins

A South Georgia police chief is resigning after serving less than a year.

  Sylvester City Council approves funding for Peanut Festival

The Peanut Festival is just months away and on Monday, the Sylvester City Council approved funding for the event.

  Too close to home: Residents concerned after multiple robberies at East Albany store

People in East Albany said they are concerned by repeated armed robberies close to their homes.

  Valdosta doctor convicted of federal health care fraud requests new trial

A Valdosta doctor convicted of health care fraud filed a motion asking a federal judge to grant him a new trial Monday.

  New Thronateeska history exhibit opens Tuesday

If you’re a history buff or even if you’re not, you’ll be able to catch some historic artifacts on display at one South Georgia Brewery.

  4th HBCU forum set for Tuesday

Albany State University alumni and community leaders will get together Tuesday to continue their fight against Senate Bill 270.

Mother: 10-year-old hit while riding bike will head to rehab

A 10-year-old boy who was hit on his bike is expected to move from an Atlanta hospital to a rehab center, according to his mother.

  Renovations at Milt Miller Field almost complete

Students and football fans of Worth County High School will soon see new additions at Milt Miller field.

  Valdosta needs sponsors for school drive

The City of Valdosta wants to make sure that more than 600 kids are ready to start their school year off right.

Family: Ala. man infected with flesh-eating bacteria after kayaking on Tenn. River

A Lauderdale County man has been fighting for his life in the hospital after his wife says a day kayaking with their kids left him with a terrifying infection.

Armed robbery suspect given 2 life sentences; other suspect to stand trial in January

Darrell Perry was given two life sentences, which are to be served concurrently. Perry was charged with two counts of armed robbery.

  Dougherty Co. residents concerned with access to cemeteries following road closure

A Dougherty County road will no longer be open to the public.

Police: Flushing drugs could create ‘meth-gators’ in north Alabama

A drug bust announcement out of Lawrence County, Tennessee came with an atypical warning about the dangers of trying to flush away drug evidence.

  Thomasville police search for end to gun violence in the city

Gun related crimes continue to rise in Thomasville.

Thomasville Fire Department needs new hires to keep community safe

The Thomasville Fire Department has been operating with a limited staff for a while.

  Harper Elementary undergoing several improvements

Harper Elementary is undergoing several much needed improvements.

  Coroner identifies victims in Mitchell Co. double fatal wreck

Two people killed in a Mitchell County wreck have been identified by Coroner Stedderick Thomas.

  Deadly Coffee Co. crash under investigation

The crash happened shortly after 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of GA 206 and GA 268.

  Ryan Duke’s attorneys continue to request state funding in Grinstead case

The funding issue has been an ongoing saga since 2018.

  Escaped GA inmate caught in Broxton

An inmate who had been on the run for over two months was caught, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.

  Albany victim shot 6 times on East Residence Ave.

A man was shot early Sunday morning after leaving a residence on East Residence Avenue.

UPDATE: Victim identified in Heard Avenue murder

The shooting happened Monday morning around 1:50 a.m.

  Untested Waters: Feds take small steps toward inspecting more seafood

The FDA has a new strategy for imported food safety, and Congress has increased seafood inspection funds. But the U.S. still lags behind some other countries when it comes to inspections and regulations.

Interactive: Tracking 2019 homicide cases in Dougherty Co.

WALB has compiled an interactive map to track the homicide cases in Dougherty County for 2019.

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans

According to a new rule published in the Federal Register, asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border. The rule, expected to go into effect on Tuesday, also applies to children who have crossed the border alone.

  Traffic accident leads to drug arrest in Valdosta

Officers were responding to a wreck

  Victim still unresponsive after Crisp Co. car accident

The driver has been identified as 23-year-old Spencer Jones; Sheriff Hancock tells us he is currently unresponsive at a hospital in Macon.

  UPDATE: Valdosta high-speed chase suspect identified

One man is dead and two others are hospitalized after a high-speed chase in Valdosta.

  New staff prepare for upcoming Worth Co. school year

A new principal, finance director, and staff members coming into one Southwest Georgia school system all said they are ready to take the school district to the next level.

  Man hides in Valdosta attic as officers try to arrest him

A Valdosta man is behind bars after officers said they went to arrest him for a number of charges and he tried to hide in an attic.

  South GA gets first in-house DUI testing capabilities

The Valdosta Police Department (VPD) said its new DUI testing capabilities will save innocent people’s time, law enforcement’s energy and the taxpayers’ money.