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Georgia Appeals Judges speak to Albany students

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

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.

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

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  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

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

The murder trial began Monday morning.

  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

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

  Community discusses CBD and hemp oil benefits

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.

  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.”

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.

  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.

  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.

Study suggests use of hair dyes can increase risk of developing breast cancer

A recent study suggests using permanent hair dye or chemical straighteners can increase the risk of developing breast cancer.

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.

  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.

  Lunch and learn: Luncheon held at Tift Regional to raise awareness on heart attack prevention

Many people filled the Tift Regional Community Events Center to learn about the health risks of a heart attack.

5 in custody after stolen car from Albany found in Macon

While searching the vehicles, deputies also found three handguns.

APD: 18-year-old sought in shooting, armed robbery

Police said the victim was shot in both legs by one of the suspects.

UPDATE: Camilla armed robbery suspect captured

Travis Donaldson, aka “Buddu,” 34, was located at a residence on Japonica Drive.

  UPDATE: 3rd person arrested in Valdosta day care assault

Two Valdosta day care employees are now facing charges for failing to report child abuse.

  Trump wants Pentagon to review conduct of impeachment witness

President Donald Trump is suggesting that the Pentagon review the conduct of a former White House national security aide who played a central role in the Democrats’ impeachment case.

  Lee Co. looks to build bridges with grant

New bridges could be in the works for some Lee County roads.

  No decision made on Chehaw Park Authority during Lee Co. Commission meeting

Chehaw Park leadership hoped for more involvement from Lee County commissioners when it came to the park, but the commission didn’t make a decision at Tuesday’s meeting.

Valdosta school board re-votes on Rodemaker’s position as coach

The Valdosta City School Board has taken a revote after a controversial decision to release Alan Rodemaker as the Valdosta High School Wildcats’ head football coach.

  VSU students shocked after dean arrested in child porn sting

Students at Valdosta State University (VSU) are in shock after a dean was arrested in a child pornography sting.

  MCLB welcomes special guest from the Pentagon

Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Albany hosted a special guest Tuesday, all the way from the Pentagon.

  Albany police urge community to use exchange zones for in-person social media transactions

After a recent exchange went bad, the Albany Police Department (APD) wants people to be cautious about where you meet strangers to buy or sell items.

  Chehaw gets OK to keep Park Authority in split-vote

The Albany mayor made it clear he's questioning the work being done at Chehaw.

  Investigation continues into Ben Hill Co. couple’s death

Deputies said the two had gunshot wounds but their exact causes of death have not been ruled.

Phoebe ER nurse to make life-saving donation

Easton Glover is used to providing life-saving care.

Lockette gets nom for Ga. Supreme Court; will not seek appointment

Instead, Lockette said he plans to seek re-election as to the Superior Court of Dougherty County this year.

  Jimmie’s Hot Dogs to open location in Lee Co.

Jimmie’s Hot Dogs is set to open another eatery in Leesburg in April.

Valdosta daycare operators charged after child assault

The incident occurred in January

  Sylvester couple arrested on dozens of child molestation charges

A couple was arrested Monday and both people are facing a cumulative 31 charges in a child molestation case according to Worth County Sheriff Don Whitaker.