Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:28:00 EDTA session of Britain's House of Commons has been suspended as witnesses reported hearing sounds like gunfire nearby.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:45:00 EDTMore schools are being forced to take action because of the flu.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:18:00 EDTStudents at Albany State University got a chance to play the game of Life today. Folks from Phoebe's Network of Trust School Health Program partnered with ASU's 'Students Taking on Prevention' program to present the 'Get a Life' Maze and Wellness fair.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:11:00 EDTStudents in Dougherty County will have their state testing a bit later this year. After seeing how many days students missed in January, the state is allowing them to take the test one week later. Students will take their Georgia Milestones the week of April 24th.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:08:00 EDTA fugitive who has evaded law enforcement since February has now been arrested.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:23:00 EDTA Thomasville City School bus caught fire Wednesday afternoon at Harper Elementary School.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:53:00 EDTAn arrest has been made in connection with break-in's at an Albany Rite-aid.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:49:00 EDTThe Eastside Pet Salon's dog park on Gillionville is now open. This is the first day the park has been opened since it was badly damaged in January.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:43:00 EDTA South Georgia community will welcome its first China-based industry. Governor Nathan Deal announced Farmax Merchandise, a China-based peanut production and exporting company, will open a facility in Cordele.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:34:00 EDTProcter and Gamble donated $10,000 to help with Albany State University's Global Sustainability Project.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:58:00 EDTA seven-legged creature has a new home in South Georgia.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:34:00 EDTIf you're dreading the spring break boredom next week, there are plenty of ways to keep your kids entertained.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:12:00 EDTA Lowndes County school bus driver was arrested Tuesday afternoon for DUI, while behind the wheel of a school bus that was fully loaded with students.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:48:00 EDTTwo Waffle House employees trade blows while on the job. Video of the fight was taken inside the Opelika Road location in Auburn Sunday.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:49:00 EDTStarting this weekend folks in Thomasville can now buy alcohol on Sunday. Two ballot initiatives regarding Sunday sales were approved Tuesday night. Thomasville officials said Sunday package sales were voted in with at 731 to 293 vote margin. Sales by the drink were also passed 746 to 274.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:12:00 EDTWednesday marked two months since a massive tornado tore through Dougherty, Worth and Turner Counties. Now, some residents are still facing obstacles as they work to clean up the storm damage and get their lives back to normal.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:58:00 EDTFrom the Rose Show, to first Friday concerts, and Sunday shopping events, downtown Thomasville has hosted more than 400 events in the past year. "With that comes community support, volunteer hours, the attendees it brings into downtown.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:04:00 EDTHundreds of students have sent in their applications for a new career academy in Dougherty County.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:49:00 EDTIt's been 15 years since a Turner County family was found dead inside their burned home. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is now looking for new clues that could lead to an answer in the 2002 triple murder.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:19:00 EDTThe Dougherty County School Board has approved Kenneth Dyer as the new superintendent.
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 23:51:00 ESTFire Weather Forecast March 22-23, 2017
Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:53:00 EDTToday: 0.00": Monthly Total 1.21"; Normal for the Month 5.22"; Yearly Total 13.03"; -/+ Year to Date -1.07".
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:08:00 EDTWednesday marks two months since deadly tornadoes and storms ripped through much of South Georgia.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:21:00 EDTPolaris has recalled thousands of ATVs because of fire and burn hazards.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:11:00 EDTDougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler tells WALB that a person who died in Albany recently, was found to have West Nile Virus in their system.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:53:00 EDTOnly a third of the women here in our region are taking advantage of free cervical and breast cancer screenings.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:29:00 EDTAn adult and three juveniles were arrested. The adult has been identified Wednesday as 17-year-old Aaron Carter of Valdosta.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:50:00 EDTCarroll’s Sausage & Meats Inc., won the people's Choice Award. West Foods Inc., of Edison, took best confection for their Chocolate Covered Fried Peanut Cluster. The best snack food was Toasted Sriracha Pecans, from Goodson Pecans LLC, of Leesburg.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:50:00 EDTDeputies responded to a residence on Sand Street, where a citizen told them that Miller had moved out of the home at the beginning of March, and left several animals behind.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 17:31:00 EDTA historic figure in South Georgia and American history was recognized Friday years after his death. Folks in Thomasville gathered to remember the first African-American to graduate from West Point.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:11:00 EDTA Columbus woman was arrested and charged with reckless conduct after allegedly leaving her 8-year-old child at Burger King.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:20:00 EDTAlbany's first radio station has been off the air since a devastating storm that hit Albany on January 2, 2017, and will not return.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:43:00 EDTElizabeth Thomas, 15, was last seen being dropped off by a friend at the Shoney’s in Columbia around 8 a.m. on March 13.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:45:00 EDTCoordinated Highway Assistance & Maintenance Program (CHAMP) operators are patrolling Interstate 75, from the Florida state line to the Crisp/Dooly line, looking for maintenance issues that could be hazardous, and motorists who need help.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:27:00 EDTThe boy arrived at school with two bags of cocaine in what he said were his father’s pants.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:25:00 EDTJudy Bowles the Executive Director for Keep Albany-Dougherty Beautiful has a warning for those illegally dumping their unwanted materials.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:02:00 EDTAs Southwest Georgia deals with an outbreak of the flu, pharmacies are staying busy helping those affected recover.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:06:00 EDTThe Food and Drug Administration says breast implants have been linked to several deaths from a rare form of cancer.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:29:00 EDTOne week from today WALB News 10's Re-Essa Buckels will head to Parris Island, SC to learn about a young Marine's life. Buckels will be attending the Educator's Workshop to study how Marines are made.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:19:00 EDTThe election for Sheriff in Miller County will need to be decided in a runoff election.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:31:00 EDTCity contractors are now starting to clear debris in an historic Albany park devastated by the January 2, storm.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:39:00 EDTHunters will be able to shoot turkeys for the season starting this weekend Dougherty County officials are urging them to remain safe while out firing their weapons.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:20:00 EDTAn Albany church has turned their annual Spring revival into one that provides relief from January storms.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:06:00 EDTConstruction will be starting on Lake Blackshear's second bridge.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:42:00 EDTValdosta police made several arrests in an attempted burglary on Tuesday.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:26:00 EDTThis is nacho typical promposal.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:47:00 EDTThe U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights originating in eight other countries from bringing most types of electronics in their carry-on luggage.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:54:00 EDTA major health alert for our community, there is a widespread flu outbreak.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:52:00 EDTA Dougherty County house, hit by the tornado in January, was demolished on Tuesday.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:00:00 EDTThe new college and career academy being constructed in Dougherty county is right on schedule.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:56:00 EDTThis past weekend was a big one for the city of Albany. Visitors were in town for the festivities.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:54:00 EDTOpen Arms was founded in 1991 in response to the growing problem of youth on the streets.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:30:00 EDTA woman fighting a rare form of breast cancer for the second time is finding a glimmer of sunshine... in a game show.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:18:00 EDTFirst responders from across Lowndes County met Tuesday morning to discuss how they would respond to natural disasters, active shooter situations, and various emergency scenarios.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:06:00 EDTHe is the only father she has ever known and now they are "officially" family.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:47:00 EDTThe Albany Police Department responded to the parking of Phoebe Northwest, where a woman hit several cars, before crashing into a truck, injuring two.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:57:00 EDTA frightening alert for everyone who pays for their gas at the pump. Card skimmers are being found inside multiple pumps around south Georgia. And the scariest part about it? You can't even see it.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:01:00 EDTOver the weekend the Mayor and city council members discussed what changes they hope to plan and see in the City.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:13:00 EDTPublix employees are giving back to the South Georgia community. Employees from the Albany and Lee County Publix Super Markets pledged to give 50 thousand dollars to United Way in 2017.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:59:00 EDTA state trooper ended up wrestling with two brothers while trying to make an arrest.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:08:00 EDTIt's a harsh reality for many South Georgia farmers, how to move forward after last week's freeze destroyed thousands of acres of sweet corn and wiped out their entire blueberry crop. Georgia was expected to be the top blueberry producing state this year.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:30:00 EDTCoffee County sheriff Doyle Wooten has let it be known that skipping your date in criminal court will result in a warrant being issued for your arrest.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:04:00 EDTThe Meigs City Attorney, Tom Lehman, confirms that Meigs Mayor Cheryl Walters resigned during last night’s city council meeting.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:49:00 EDTAn encounter between a deputy and an Independence County girl is bringing smiles to many people.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:28:00 EDTThe unveiling on Tuesday was to commemorate the 10-year partnership between the technology giant and Red, an organization that helps fight AIDS.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:06:00 EDTThe Colquitt County School Board has made the decision to close school for students the next three days leading into spring break.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:03:00 EDTA Henderson man is facing a long list of charges after an encounter with police officers.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:49:00 EDTA prostitution sting operation in Albany results in multiple arrests.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:56:00 EDTAn 8-year-old Arkansas boy and a dog in Oregon develop a heartwarming bond over a rare skin condition.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:41:00 EDTA second U.S. Highway 280 bridge will be built across Lake Blackshear, within the next two years.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:22:00 EDTA grand jury has indicted Jeffery Peacock for his connection with a murder and arson investigation that began last May.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:09:00 EDTCoffee County investigators have arrested a woman after a golf cart with an estimated value of over $5,000 was taken from a residence in the Green Acres community earlier this year.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:23:00 EDTSouth Georgia potbelly pig rescuers said they are seeing an increase in pigs being abandoned and starved as people try to make them pets.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:06:00 EDTLast Friday, federal Judge Timothy Batten dismissed a lawsuit filed by Common Cause and the Georgia Conference of the NAACP that attempted to overturn a Georgia law that requires regular list maintenance of the voter rolls.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:57:00 EDTA federal judge on Sunday ordered an Army veteran, who served two tours of duty and suffered a brain injury, to be deported to Mexico.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:42:00 EDTThomasville voters to decide on Sunday alcohol sales
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:29:00 EDTThe woman’s cause of death has not yet been determined.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:59:00 EDTSylvester police are asking for the community's help to track down a man and a woman accused of a major theft at Walmart.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:41:00 EDTGeorgia State Patrol, Sumter County Sheriff's Office and Americus Police made a number of arrests as they teamed up on concentrated patrols on St. Patrick's Day.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:42:00 EDTGeorgia Water Coalition is seeking nominations for its first-ever Clean 13 report.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:22:00 EDTThe Douglas Police Department is reaching out to women who want to learn about gun safety.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:44:00 EDTThe Medical College of Georgia Albany campus held a special ceremony to salute their new associate dean, Dr. Doug Patten.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:46:00 EDTThe Albany Area YMCA's weight loss competition is back by popular demand.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:47:00 EDTWe're five days away from Albany Strong Fun Fest, and organizers are still in need of volunteers.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:19:00 EDTA Chinese agriculture company is bringing new jobs to South Georgia.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:36:00 EDTThe committee is investigating Russian hacking that intelligence officials have said was meant to influence the election as well as connections between Russia and associates of President Donald Trump and whether any surveillance was conducted for political reasons.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:24:00 EDTAuthorities say this online prank could get you in trouble and endanger others.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:42:00 EDTAn East Texas woman held two men at gunpoint until a Smith County Deputy could arrive.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:58:00 EDTLee County school officials say they are doing all they can to battle the flu outbreak, that has "hit their school system hard."
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:03:00 EDTThe man Bainbridge Public Safety were looking for in two separate hit-and-run incidents involving pedestrians on Saturday night turned himself in Monday.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:20:00 EDTDougherty County Police are investigating a credit card skimming device found inside a gas pump at a convenience store on Newton Road Monday.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:27:00 EDTSouth Georgia's economy is going to take a big hit this spring, after almost 90 percent of the blueberry crop was destroyed by freezing weather. That's according to Georgia's chair of the blueberry commission.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:12:00 EDTOn Monday, a group of 20 to 30 students marched from the high school parking lot to the board of education office after school. They held signs saying "we stand with Mr.David" and "pirates stand together." According to the students, they said Kirkland was given the decision on whether to leave or be terminated.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:20:00 EDTIf you've got trees down or leaning in your yard, volunteer groups want to know. Crews have been working to collect addresses where work still needs to be done. If you have a tree in your yard, call 800-451-1954 and leave a message.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:01:00 EDTIt's not clear yet just how many Dougherty County homeowners will have to raise their homes after January's storms, but there might be some grant money available to help with the cost, although accessing it will be a long time from now.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 17:48:00 EDTThe trial of a second person charged in a January 2016 murder of a Fitzgerald lottery winner ended today in a guilty verdict.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:44:00 EDTSpring break is in full swing for college students around the country, that means... more traffic.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:44:00 EDTPlans to rezone some land near expensive Albany residential areas for a car lot fell through today.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:42:00 EDTThe Tiftarea YMCA is honoring one of their late staffers.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:41:00 EDTDougherty County Police are getting a closer look at the crook they said broke into one business multiple times, stealing sodas and other concessions.