Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:35:00 ESTIt's no wardrobe malfunction. Tift County fans and players alike sported purple shirts, instead of the typical Blue.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:20:00 ESTWith more possible severe weather in the forecast, people in south Georgia were stocking up Friday on supplies. Store officials say batteries, flashlights, and tarps have been flying off the shelves at Home Depot.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:24:00 ESTSouth Georgia is facing a weekend forecast with possible severe weather. The region could be facing two days of heavy rain, high winds, possible hail, and tornadoes. Storm victims from January 2 say they are concerned that the coming weather could bring even more damage.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:30:00 ESTAs folks continue to clean up storm damage in Albany, one woman, who is making a difference, was treated to a unique surprise Friday.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:18:00 ESTGeorgia Power is preparing for the possibility of severe weather in South Georgia.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:30:00 ESTA small army of volunteers are still helping south Georgians affected by the month's storm through social media. They say they are ready to help if needed during the weekend. The Albany Storm/Tornado Recovery 2017 Help Page on Facebook now has about 5,000 members.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:29:00 ESTA Georgia congressman says whomever the president is in office will not impact whether the region receives federal funding for storm relief.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:51:00 ESTToday was history in the making. "Anytime you have a change of administration it's an exciting time," said South Georgia resident, Jay Wells. The 45th President of the United States,
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:38:00 ESTThe Albany Fire Department is working to make sure all residents are prepared and have vital information as the city braces for yet another storm system. EMA Director and Albany Fire Chief Ron Rowe said they created a flyer after requests from residents who did not have access to power, cable, or smartphones.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:25:00 ESTWorth County officials have announced that the risk for severe weather has been upgraded to an enhanced condition for the area. The announcement came out following Worth Co. Fire and Rescue's attendance at a weather briefing hosted by The National Weather Service in Tallahassee.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:24:00 ESTDozens of caring people are trying to help a retired Albany couple, displaced by the storm already, to find their lost dog.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:19:00 ESTReplanting the many trees in Albany lost during January's storm will be a lengthy process, and there is a newly formed group taking on that immense project.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:19:00 ESTA bald eagle was spotted earlier Friday afternoon in Albany.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:46:00 ESTJust weeks after tornadoes and straight line winds tore through South Georgia, we are now bracing for another round of storms this weekend.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:12:00 ESTThe Cook County Medical Center is closing the doors to its emergency room in just a few weeks February 28th. According to officials, Tift Regional Health Systems is consolidating Cook County's ER with the one in Tift County. Cook County community members said they're worried about seeing the ER go.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:30:00 ESTIt's important to be prepared for strong storms that could have damaging wind and rain. A basic disaster supplies kit is necessary for situations like this, and one can be put together with minimal effort.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:28:00 ESTMacon County's sheriff Andre Brunson confirms that the remains were found in Lee County on Wednesday belong to missing 32-year-old man Kenneth McKency, who was last seen on Jan. 6.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:25:00 ESTThe state Chamber of Commerce is soliciting help for people affected by storms in Albany.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:03:00 ESTTraffic is being diverted to Tchoupitoulas Street.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:21:00 ESTColquitt County could also be impacted by this weekends storms. Early Friday morning public works was out doing a lot of work to prepare for the storm.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 18:34:00 EDTDonald Trump is being sworn in as the 45th President of the United States at 12 p.m.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:15:00 ESTSix hundred people in Thomasville are coming together for a community wide weight loss initiative. Teams compete to lose the highest percentage of weight during the competition.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:56:00 ESTSouthwest Georgia has the potential for severe weather this weekend, so WALB's First Alert Meteorologists have declared a First Alert Weather Day for the entire weekend.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:57:00 ESTIf you’re looking for a few presidential festivities to celebrate Inauguration Day, you may want to head to the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains. This is the sixth Inauguration Day for the museum since it opened back in 1994. Park Superintendent Barbara Judy told WALB News 10 that they never know what attendance will be like on Inauguration Day. “We’ll be interested to see what the flow is, we don’t really have any expectations. Every inaugurati...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:41:00 ESTThe owner of two dogs who mauled a young boy to death and critically injured a young girl has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:48:00 ESTAlbany police have found a man who was reported missing around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night in the 900 block of 10th Avenue.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:54:00 ESTOne part of East Albany that reportedly received heavy storm damage January 2ND was Turner Job Corps, but we have little information about what is happening there now.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:49:00 ESTThe Feds tell me that counterfeit medicines could be a prescription for disaster. Justice Department officials say they are seeing an increase in Americans using the Internet to buy medications from foreign pharmacies, and they say they see an increase of counterfeit drugs.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:40:00 ESTThe Albany Area Chamber of Commerce held its 107th Annual Meeting Thursday.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:45:00 ESTOne Albany dialysis center has opened its doors to meet the growing needs for the procedure in the region.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:18:00 ESTThe family of a Worth County woman, nearly killed in a car crash, is asking for the community's help.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:01:00 ESTA year-long project to increase water pressure in Leesburg up to EPD standards was completed and pipes were renovated.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:58:00 ESTDonald Trump says he expects former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, his choice to lead the Agriculture Department, will "deliver big results for all Americans who earn their living off the land."
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:51:00 ESTRutha Harris visited Albany State Thursday to discuss the meaning of freedom songs and the impact they had in her fight for equality.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:29:00 ESTIt might be hard to believe but students in Thomas County celebrated their 100th day of school on Thursday! Students dressed up as if they were 100 years old. They had canes and wigs.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:15:00 ESTDougherty County school officials say a huge number of students were absent from school when kids returned this week.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:35:00 ESTAlbany police are warning people about stealing downed power lines that may be laying around in storm debris.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:25:00 ESTDougherty County Commission Chairman Christopher Cohilas took his fight for FEMA help to the nation's capital on Thursday.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:11:00 ESTCity Commissioner BJ Fletcher tells us less than 200 homes still need power restored.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:35:00 ESTClean up continues in Mitchell County tonight after the devastating storms earlier this month.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:44:00 ESTWALB's Catherine Patterson sat down exclusively with Mayor Dorothy Hubbard, Assistant City Manager Phil Roberson, and EMA Director Ron Rowe to discuss how the city is preparing itself for more severe weather and what residents need to know.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:18:00 ESTThe Georgia Power Company issued a statement Wednesday morning, regarding the storm that hit Albany and nearby areas, the day after New Year's.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:21:00 ESTOfficials with the Tift Regional Health System said that Cook Medical Center will consolidate its emergency services in Adel with Tift Regional Medical Center's emergency room in Tifton.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:44:00 ESTWork has started on the water tower in Leesburg Thursday. Construction crews said the project is expected to alleviate water pressure issues, which also means better fire suppression abilities through hydrants.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:13:00 ESTValdosta Police Department issued a warning to the public about scams.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:39:00 ESTWhen the temperature stays above 58 degrees, mosquito larvae are sure to hatch.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:50:00 ESTCameras installed with traffic lights usually mean one thing... traffic tickets. Valdosta has installed new traffic lights at some intersections, but officials say they won't be used to catch folks running red lights.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:12:00 ESTThe dog was found on Detroit's south side Tuesday after a concerned citizen called the Humane Society.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:30:00 ESTAfter an announcement by the Board of Regents that Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College would absorb Bainbridge State College, a listening session is planed for public input. It is set for Monday, January 23, 2017, and 11:00AM, at Howard Auditorium, on the ABAC campus. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College President David Bridges and Bainbridge State College Interim President Stuart Rayfield are hosting the meeting. It provides an opportunity for...
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:34:00 ESTTax season is right around the corner, but millions of taxpayers could see a delay in their tax refund.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:32:00 ESTSixth grade students at J.T. Reddick School are hoping to do well on this year’s Georgia Milestones Assessment so they can continue the tradition of receiving a gold medal from the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:41:00 ESTThe Storm Prediction Center says parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia all have a marginal risk of severe weather.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:19:00 ESTThe South Carolina 18-year old who found out last week she was kidnapped from a Florida hospital says she has no anger toward the woman who she thought was her mother all these years.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:17:00 ESTThough there’s no guarantee the protein will work in humans, researchers hope to do further animal and human testing in the next few years.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:01:00 ESTThe flu is spiking across Georgia and the U.S. Georgia has some of the highest flu levels in the nation and the Atlanta-based CDC expects it to get worse.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:40:00 ESTThe Georgia Bureau of Investigation continues their investigation into the disappearance of Willacooche teen Kiree Hersey.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:35:00 ESTA storm cleanup crew recycled storm debris into household décor.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:28:00 ESTA popular Albany pet groomer is back in business on Wednesday after being closed due to significant storm damage.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:23:00 ESTLinemen are now back to work in the City of Douglas after spending more than a week in Albany helping restore power.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:54:00 ESTAlbany Police officers were recognized by the FBI for their help in capturing a bank robber
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:26:00 ESTOne organization is holding a benefit concert to provide much needed support to storm victims.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:57:00 ESTAn Albany organization is working to raise awareness about hunger and show the creativity of local artists at the same time.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:49:00 ESTThe Albany Dougherty Economic Development Commission made another stop at an Albany business to showcase how the workforce here is important to the country.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:43:00 ESTDougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler was sworn-in on Wednesday to start another term.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:55:00 ESTCity officials and the Pelham Police Department are trying to figure out who vandalized a sign over the weekend. It's the southbound welcome sign you seem when coming up highway 19.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:48:00 ESTA congressman from Florida remains hospitalized one week after being wheeled from the Capitol in a stretcher
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:47:00 ESTA spokesman for George H.W. Bush says the 92-year-old former president has been admitted to an intensive care unit and that his wife, Barbara, is also hospitalized
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:45:00 ESTMany residents are still dealing with the aftermath of storms that hit our area January second.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:58:00 ESTWALB and Lee County Middle School have partnered to teach students the basics of weather forecasting.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:21:00 ESTA hardware store in Albany is lending supplies to the Red Cross and other organizations to help with recovery from the storm damage.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:09:00 ESTA series of grants has helped start a new Drug Court program in Tift County.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:45:00 ESTThe Lowndes County Humane Society is working to lower the feral cat population by taking care of them.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:32:00 ESTCrime is down in Valdosta this year, however homicide rates are up. According to the Valdosta Police Department, it had 4 more homicides in 2016 than in 2015.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:29:00 ESTOfficials with the United Way said there has been an incredible amount of support during the recent storm recovery.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:59:00 ESTIf you're interested in meeting your state leaders in person, Lowndes County and Valdosta leaders have an opportunity for you.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:53:00 ESTIf you had storm damage and need expert insurance claim advice, there is help available.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:41:00 ESTGeorgia Governor Nathan Deal has extended the State of Emergency for another seven days in Dougherty and Mitchell counties.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:50:00 ESTIf you had storm damage and need expert insurance claim advice, there is help available.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:16:00 ESTValdosta Police say they took felony warrants on a man who got into a fight at a liquor store, where he shot another man and ended up with a bullet in his own leg.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:38:00 ESTRemoving massive tree root-balls pulled up by the region's tornadoes and damaging wind storms is an expensive project and one that the government will not pay to remove.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:11:00 ESTCongressman Sanford Bishop says he has only missed one inauguration in his congressional career because of a surgery, George Bush's.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:15:00 ESTAccording to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, around 42% of Americans made New Year’s resolutions for 2017. And a majority of those resolutions are about increasing their physical activity. The American College of Sports Medicine suggests a few trends this year.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:05:00 ESTGovernment scientists mostly blame man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino, which has since disappeared.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:25:00 ESTThe Carl Vinson VA Medical Center is growing to help serve its patients, with a $40 million construction plan.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:04:00 ESTThe Albany Area Arts Council and SOWEGA Council on Aging host the gathering at 11:00AM at the Civic Center in Albany.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:04:00 ESTThe personal-finance website WalletHub analyzed several factors, and concluded that Georgia ranks low in their 'Best & Worst States to Raise a Family.'
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:08:00 ESTOfficials say about 6:45 drug agents tried to pull over Alford's SUV for a traffic violation, but he sped away.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:53:00 ESTAn Albany family is without a home after it caught fire on Friday.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:18:00 ESTA wanted Americus man is in custody Tuesday night.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:25:00 ESTAn Albany center the homeless count on for daily shelter is still without power after the severe weather that tore through Southwest Georgia two weeks ago.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:13:00 ESTAmerican Legion posts in Dougherty and Worth County are helping storm victims in the organization get their lives back to normal.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:13:00 ESTA group of volunteers is asking for your help to make Albany storm victims feel at home.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:13:00 ESTDougherty County Animal Control workers are collecting donations to make the lives of man's best friend a little more comfortable.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:23:00 ESTThe Hogue family Tuesday night is reporting that their lost dog Gracie, has been found, and is home.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:38:00 ESTThe Chamber has set up office space in their headquarters and at the Micro Business Center for Albany for businesses that were displaced by the storm, like the Executive offices of the Boys and Girls Club.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:02:00 ESTA special Mass of Thanksgiving was held on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at St. Teresa’s School. Bishop Gregory Hartmayer of the Catholic Diocese of Savannah was in attendance.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:23:00 ESTAmid questions about GEMA's response time after eight tornadoes and two damaging wind events hit South Georgia on Monday, January 2nd, Dougherty County's EMA Director said a GEMA rep was on the ground in Albany hours after the storm.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:37:00 ESTThere is now hope for Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge. "The level of support that we've gotten from the city and the county is very reassuring," said Glennie Bench, Chairwoman for Hospital Authority.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:45:00 ESTCrews have responded to a home in the 1300 block of War Eagle Avenue where smoke is visible.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:44:00 ESTCutliff Grove Baptist church wants you to know there is still help available, two weeks after the storm.