Albany police investigate shooting on N. Harding Street

The Albany Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened Saturday morning on the 700 block of North Harding Street around 7:40 a.m.

  12-year-old DJ serves Albany community

  Week 4: Friday night football scores and schedules

Multiple statutory rape cases under investigation in Jacksonville

Chatham County not getting reimbursed for hurricane evacuations during Dorian

  Woman sentenced in 2018 vehicle death of Moultrie boy, injured brother

Fort Benning to become home to a new U.S. ICE training facility

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  Albany Police Dept. graduates first class from Middle School Teen Police Academy

  Albany Tech College and the State work out a deal over Lowe Road

  AFD’s Fill the Boot drive raises thousands for Muscular Dystrophy research

  Feeding the Valley Food Bank hopes to open Oct. 1

Study: ASU’s economic impact more than $200M in 2018

Sheriff’s Office: Car accident reported in Crisp Co.

Police seize enough fentanyl to kill 14,000 people during drug raid at Ohio home

Police took nine people into custody while executing a search warrant at a suspected drug den in Ohio.

  Safe and Sound: The dangers of Vaping

Health organizations are again alerting Americans about the possible dangers of e-cigarettes, after a sixth person has died.

  7 arrested on gang-related, other charges after shooting in Coffee Co.

Seven men have been arrested in connection to a shooting that happened on Aug. 3 in Coffee County.

  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.

  Atlanta man arrested for I-75 chase in Valdosta

GOP lawmaker criticized over AR-15 gun tweet about Beto O’Rourke

  Ryan Duke case to head back to Ga. Supreme Court before trial

Singer Eddie Money dies of esophageal cancer at 70

Valdosta diners take a taste of downtown

  Cordele hit and run suspect found not to be the driver; more warrants issued

Wild Adventures steps in to help Hurricane Dorian victims

Wild Adventures Theme Park is teaming up with the American Red Cross to help victims of Hurricane Dorian.

  Man released on bond in Brooks Co. after murder conviction

One man is out on bond after he was convicted of felony murder and aggravated assault, among other charges.

  Driver cited after Highway 82 crash in Albany

The semi-truck overturned on Highway 82 near the former Cooper Tire plant around 5:45 p.m.

  Albany police investigating robbery at SmallCakes

The Albany Police Department (APD) is investigating a robbery at SmallCakes on Old Dawson Road.

  Lowndes High omits student-led prayer tradition after complaint

Lowndes High School (LHS) is under a lot of scrutiny as it relates to their student-led prayer that traditionally takes place before their home football games.

Gov. Kemp: Port of Brunswick is ‘open for business’ just days after ship capsizes in St. Simons Sound

The annual State of the Port Address was held Thursday, Sept. 12 at the Savannah Convention Center.

  Meigs Police Dept. to close in less than two weeks

The Meigs Mayor, and council members voted to shut down the Meigs Police Department.They say budget issues are to blame.

  Man pleads guilty in 2018 dumping of fuel in Thomasville

Officials said Jaron Coleman, 40, of Oakville, pleaded guilty to the unauthorized discharge of oil in the waters of the United States.

  Albany Tech hosts first resource fair

More than 35 community agencies gathered at Albany Tech on Thursday.

Rare birth: Couple welcomes 9 lb. 11 oz. baby on 9/11 at 9:11

Cametrione and Justin Brown welcomed their 9 pound 11 ounce baby at a Tennessee hospital on 9/11 at 9:11.

  Shoe display honoring those killed in fires traveling across Ga.

When you think about shoes, you probably think about style, comfort or color. But shoes actually have a lot more meaning to others.

  Surveillance video catches Coffee Co. theft

A man was arrested by the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office after officials said surveillance showed him taking miscellaneous items from a home on Andrew Tanner Road in Nicholls Wednesday.

  Preliminary findings show ‘no contributing factors’ for Ga. Public Safety division driver in Sylvester accident

The findings show that the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) driver in the incident had "no contributing factors” in the Sept. 9 crash.

  2 others sentenced in Mixon death case

He was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years have been served.

Missing Cordele man with dementia back home, safe

The Cordele Police Department asked for the public’s help finding a man with dementia Thursday, who is now back with his family.

Columbus police searching for pair of burglary suspects

Police are currently investigating a burglary at a Columbus business and are releasing surveillance photos in the hopes the public will be able to assist them.

  Albany Recycle Event happens this weekend

Keep Albany Dougherty Beautiful is recycling old drugs and old electronics

  Child struck by car in Moultrie

It happened in the 200 block of Creekside Way just after 7:00 p.m. That’s within The Preserve Subdivision.

  Lee sheriff issues burglary alert

Owners leaving their vehicles unlocked, with valuables in the cars, is a primary cause and motivator of these crimes.

  Crisp Co. Sheriff’s Office vehicle targeted for theft

A police rifle and bulletproof vest were stolen.

‘BYOB’ to Popeyes so you can make your own chicken sandwich

Popeyes knows you’re still sad about the spicy chicken sandwich being off the menu but the fast food chain has a quick fix to ease those cravings.

  Child remains in hospital after Sylvester crash, surveillance footage released

We are told the mother was treated and released from an Albany Hospital.

Connector trail project requires street closure

Motorists are encouraged to take an alternate route for a week

  Albany commemorates 9/11 with Field of Flags Ceremony

Dozens gathered Wednesday evening at the Albany Mall to honor those who lost their lives on this fateful day 18 years ago.

  Tift Co. parent concerned with school bullying

A parent in Tift County said he’s had enough of bullying that has been targeting his 13-year-old daughter.

Cordele family remembers loved one after fatal hit and run

The family of a Cordele fatal hit and run victim said they are still in mourning and although they feel justice has been served, they still just want their loved one back.

  Lee County first responder climbs 110 stories in memory of fallen firefighters

A Lee County first responder climbed 110 stories dressed in 55 pounds of gear. Paramedic and firefighter, Ian Jamieson, said that’s nothing compared to the almost 200 pounds of gear first responders wore while running into the twin towers 18 years ago today.

  Albany church feeds first responders for 9/11

Members of an Albany church are spending today thanking first responders. The congregation at Covenant Presbyterian Church bagged around 150 lunches.

  Monroe High students honor first responders on 9/11

First responders who gave their lives after the September 11 attacks are being remembered in different ways throughout Southwest Georgia Wednesday.

  Dougherty Co. coroner recounts being at Ground Zero the day after 9/11

One of Dougherty County’s own was working at Ground Zero less than 24 hours after the World Trade Center was hit.

Fitzgerald council member resigns

After eight years, a South Georgia city councilwoman is resigning this week.

  20-year-old redevelopment project continues to benefit Fitzgerald residents

One of the demolishing projects took place on West Magnolia Street.

  Meigs Police Dept. to shut down

The Meigs City Council has voted to shut down its police department.

  Editorial: We remember 9/11

A day that we remember seeing our fellow American’s step up into action to help, assist and defend our nation.

  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.

UPDATE: Cordele fatal hit and run driver in custody; victim identified

The Cordele Police Department (CPD) has confirmed that a woman was killed in a vehicular homicide.

  Douglas woman arrested for arson

The charges stem from a fire that happened on Aug. 17 at a Dollar General she managed.

Albany to test fire hydrants

The City of Albany is asking citizens to be patient and watch for personnel and trucks working in your neighborhood.

Gadsden bridge deemed ‘structurally deficient’ prior to collapse

The wordage used in the reports deems the bridge as "structurally deficient" and saying it needs prompt corrective action.

  Former Valdosta bookkeeper pleads guilty in $300K business theft

Heather Nicole Gray, 32, of Norman Park, entered a guilty plea before U.S. District Judge Louis Sands.

Special election ordered to replace Rynders in Ga. House

The Lee County native cites health issues

LIST: 9/11 memorial events

Wednesday marks the 18th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

US to commemorate 9/11 as its aftermath extends and evolves

Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to “never forget” and rising attention to the terror attacks’ extended toll on responders.

3 Columbus figure skaters to compete in regional competition

Ashley Fields, Mary Jo Fryer, and Hunter Hathaway will compete against qualifying skaters from all over the southeast in one of Figure skating’s most prestigious events of the year.

Valdosta students, community unhappy after student-led prayer before football game disallowed

At their most recent home game, Lowndes County Schools omitted the student-led prayer before kickoff against Parkview.

  Family focused on recovery after accident leaves Tifton man in wheelchair

A man is still recovering from being hit by a truck in Tift County.

  Cordele community donates gift of life in wake of Hurricane Dorian

South Georgians are responding to the American Red Cross’ urgent call for blood donations in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.

  Cause of Cordele abandoned building fire identified

Officials have released the cause of a fire in an abandoned building in Cordele.

RECALL: Air rifles can unexpectedly fire, posing risk of serious injury or death

Some air rifles that can unexpectedly fire, even if the safety is engaged, are being recalled.

95-year-old Statesboro woman credits exercise for keeping her young

We’ve all heard the “you’re only as old as you feel” saying. A retired nurse in Statesboro may have found the fountain of youth - in an Olympic-size swimming pool.

  Sylvester police chief search narrowed to 3 candidates

Sylvester has been without a police chief for about six weeks now.

  ’Just lock it’: Sylvester law enforcement says entering autos could be avoided

Police say they have several reports from the northeast side of the city.

  GBI to open new unit’s headquarters in Albany

The unit was actually in Albany throughout the 80s and 90s but moved to Sylvester after the Flood of ’94.

  Kemp: Ga. top state for business sixth year in row

Gov. Brian Kemp said it was a great time to be a Georgian Tuesday as the state kept its title of the No.1 state for business.

  Albany officials approve more lift station repairs

Two Albany sewer lift stations will be the focus of a $759,000 rehabilitation project.

Anomaly alert: It’s palindrome week

The dates this week will read the same backwards and forwards, making this a palindrome week.

  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.

LeBron James surprises unsuspecting people with Blaze Pizza in Akron (video)

During his recent trip to Northeast Ohio, LeBron James filmed a promotional video in Akron for his chain restaurant Blaze Pizza.