Tara Grinstead, a teacher at Irwin County High School, disappeared in October 2005 after attending an event in Ocilla. After the missing person case was filed, community members came together to search for her for weeks. Through the years, her family hasn’t given up hope, and officials have continuo
Kendrick Johnson, 17, was found dead in a mat at Lowndes High School in 2013. The circumstances of his death have been a source of conjecture, gossip, allegations and lawsuits ever since. WALB has compiled a timeline of events since Johnson’s reported death.
It was announced in June of 2016 that the site of the Grand Island Golf Club would be transformed into a hospital. Lee County commissioners have fought, and are still fighting, to make this medical center a reality.