Fri, 2 Dec 2016 15:15:00 ESTBen Roberts has accepted a position with Phoebe Putney Health System as their Public Relations Manager. Longtime WALB News anchor Jim Wallace will be taking over as lead anchor at 5, 6 & 11 p.m. beginning January 1st.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 15:09:00 ESTLong lines were spotted at a major south Georgia credit union after a system upgrade caused customers some inconvenience. A line of cars waited in the drive-thru at the DOCO Credit Union in Lee County on Friday morning. The credit union closed down Thursday due to a system upgrade and warned customers that some features like online banking would be disabled temporarily. Employees worked through the night in order for the credit union to return to normal, but people said some o...
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:39:00 ESTA Utah mother and father who followed their son to school and pulled a shotgun from his hand after he fired a round into a classroom ceiling likely prevented bloodshed by acting quickly on their intuition and conversations...
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 08:57:00 ESTDrug agents raided a home in the 1900 block of Stuart Ave. Friday morning.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 08:50:00 ESTPolice are investigating after a body was discovered outside the Autumn Crest Apartments in Dawson.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 11:38:00 ESTPolice have identified the person who died in Thursday's Liberty Expressway accident.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 20:40:00 ESTDougherty County Police and EMS have just responded to a wreck in the 1600 block of Liberty Expressway that has southbound traffic blocked.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 11:15:00 ESTThree people have been arrested in connection with a drug raid that happened Tuesday in Moultrie.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:11:00 ESTAround 7:30 AM on Tuesday morning, GBI agents and Moultrie Police officers were in at least two locations for some kind of investigation.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:17:00 ESTGatlinburg leaders confirm 10 people have been killed in the wildfire that damaged and continues to threaten much of East Tennessee.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 02:02:00 ESTBrandi Vela's family attributes her death to an onslaught of bullying for years, including social media accounts created to mock her.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:35:00 ESTSome Albany Tech College students and faculty got special recognition on Tuesday night.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 23:34:00 ESTThe Tift and Worth County School Systems found out on Thursday, they're each getting $3-million state grants to start college and career academies. Both will partner with Southern Regional Technical College.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 22:26:00 ESTChehaw Park kicked off its annual Festival of Lights on Thursday with Bike Night.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 23:35:00 ESTTifton kicked off the holiday season with its annual downtown open house Thursday night.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 23:20:00 ESTPoor credit scores are more prevalent in Albany than just about anywhere in the country.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 23:37:00 ESTAn Albany salon is giving back to kids in the community this holiday season.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 23:28:00 ESTA nationally known comedian put on a show Thursday night in Albany to support a local charity.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 23:36:00 ESTSeveral south Georgia cities hosted Christmas parades on Thursday night, including Sylvester.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 23:29:00 ESTThe artwork of more than 110 Dougherty County elementary school students is on display at the Albany Area Arts Council.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 23:26:00 ESTFolks are working through the night at a major south Georgia credit union so it can return to business as usual on Friday.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 20:09:00 ESTOfficials received a call that someone had been shot on South Mock Road around 7 p.m. Thursday night.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 21:59:00 ESTA Lee County couple in now being held in the county jail, accused of abducting their children.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 21:08:00 ESTCrews discovered the remains of more people as they searched the rubble of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and businesses near the Great Smoky Mountains, bringing the death toll to 11, officials said Thursday.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:30:00 ESTIt was an historic day at Albany Technical College as the school swore in its first police officers.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 18:55:00 ESTA group of Terrell County students got to pick out their Christmas gifts a little early. The "Spirit of Christmas" shop was set up for students in the positive direction youth center on Thursday. The center is a non-profit organization that provides free care for kids after school. The majority of gifts in this store were donated by Toys-R-Us. Kids could pick out two gifts and put them under the tree. On December 15th Santa will visit the center and hand the...
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:07:00 ESTLast year Georgia had a significant increase in traffic fatalities compared to the rest of the country.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:34:00 ESTA Colquitt County teen formally faces charges in Dougherty County for a shootout during an attempted robbery.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:50:00 ESTSanta is in Sylvester celebrating the most wonderful time of the year during the town's Christmas parade.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:01:00 ESTOfficers are looking for a driver who crashed into an apartment building in Valdosta and then left the scene.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:04:00 ESTA big project at Albany State University is one step closer to completion.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:00:00 ESTA man accused of shooting at Dougherty County deputies remains on the run.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:14:00 ESTOne man is dead and another hospitalized after a Thursday morning stabbing in a Lubbock residence.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:45:00 ESTThe service delivery battle between Valdosta and Lowndes County continues. The City rejected the County's latest proposal and, a month after the deadline, the governments still can't reach a deal.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:51:00 ESTAlbany Dougherty Drug Unit agents said that they are seeing an increase in drug sales in Albany.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:47:00 ESTThe interim president of Darton State College, Dr. Richard Carvajal is being recommended as the new president of Valdosta State University (VSU).
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:08:00 ESTOne school system has been invited to demonstrate their success at the state level.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:52:00 ESTThe Celebration of Lights Christmas Parade will draw tens of thousands of people into downtown Albany Saturday evening.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:56:00 ESTAPD says Ashley Anderson was picked around 2:00 p.m. Thursday. They say she is one of the three individuals connected to the shoplifting incident at Target Saturday.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 14:28:00 ESTGovernor Nathan Deal said in a release that each academy will receive $3 million, which will be matched with local funding to support startup costs, construction and initial staffing.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 14:05:00 ESTThe landlord faces criminal charges after the couple said a security camera caught him in the act on a couple's bed.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:52:00 ESTWednesday's rain was a welcome sign for south Georgia...but it hardly put a dent in the drought.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:38:00 ESTIt's the first day of December and Chehaw has the perfect way to get in the holiday spirit.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:50:00 ESTSylvester law enforcement has dealt with two deaths in the last two days, and an un-related high speed chase leading to a major drug recovery.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 10:48:00 ESTOPEC's decision to cut production gave an immediate boost to oil prices, but the impact on consumers and the U.S. economy is likely to be more modest and gradual.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:55:00 ESTDougherty County Sheriff's Officials are investigating the apparent suicide of an inmate.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 08:12:00 ESTCrisp County High School’s football team the Crisp County Cougars are preparing for their big playoff game. This is the third time in school history that the Crisp County Cougars have made it to the semifinals and the community is excited for the team.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 00:23:00 ESTPolice are searching for the gunmen who shot and killed a Sylvester man during a late night home invasion.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:28:00 ESTA Sumter County high school senior is getting a leg up on college tuition by convincing her community to donate blood.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:21:00 ESTFirefighters in Americus are working to prevent Christmas tree fires.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:20:00 ESTWhile rain provided much-needed moisture for our area Wednesday, it may have come too late for honey bees.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:51:00 ESTA national magazine ranked Albany Tech as one of the most productive community colleges in the country.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:50:00 ESTMore nurses are ready to enter the working world in south Georgia.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:40:00 ESTAs the undefeated Crisp County Cougars fight for their first state football championship, and they're getting inspiration from a teammate who hasn't played a down all year. Joseph Stokes will never play football again after a car crash nearly took his life. But he is making an amazing recovery.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:07:00 ESTLee County's Spirit of Christmas Parade on Saturday may have more participants than any holiday parade in this corner of the state.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:19:00 ESTLeaders at Westover High school want to see students thrive, even after graduation.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:42:00 ESTFire officials are on the scene of a fire in Tifton.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:35:00 ESTPolice in Cordele are reminding people about Christmas tree safety.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:47:00 ESTFolks all over the state are being asked to look out for two missing children from Lee County.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:48:00 ESTTornadoes that dropped out of the night sky killed five people in two states and injured at least a dozen more early Wednesday, adding to a seemingly biblical onslaught of drought, flood and fire plaguing the South.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:54:00 ESTNursing students at Darton State College are still frustrated after getting a notification three weeks ago that they had to pay back loans they didn't know they had.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:16:00 ESTThe Rowan County Sheriff's Office says a person driving on Old Union Church Road called to report a wandering man who was wearing a flannel shirt, no pants and was "covered in blood."
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:35:00 ESTGeorgia State Patrol called Worth County 911 to request help in a car chase that ended in a wreck and an arrest.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:08:00 ESTABAC is now even more committed to the safety of young drivers after a deadly wreck in front of the campus.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:01:00 ESTFirst responders want to remind drivers about proper procedure when you see an emergency vehicle, following a crash involving a Dougherty County ambulance over the weekend.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:56:00 ESTABAC has also found a way to help students cope with the stresses of finals week.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:14:00 ESTPolice say surveillance video from the AT&T store on Nottingham Way around 1:30 yesterday shows two adults and three teens taking three phones worth more than $2000.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:50:00 ESTAlmost a week after a crash killed a Dougherty County Police officer and a little girl, first responders worked to bring awareness to the difficulties they see in their line of work.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:13:00 ESTFriends of a Westover High graduate will raise money this weekend after a tragic accident left the young man working to regain movement in his legs and arms.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:33:00 ESTGeorgia State Patrol troopers want to make Christmas morning brighter for South Georgia kids in need.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:33:00 ESTA lawsuit filed by the Grand Island Homeowners Association against the Lee County Parks and Recreation Authority will come to court next week.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:18:00 ESTTwo Colquitt county teachers are on administrative leave following their arrests.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:46:00 ESTA couple of hundred people, including dozens of law enforcement officers from across Georgia, attended Wednesday's funeral for a 40 year veteran of law enforcement.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:40:00 ESTRobotics students in Dougherty County have received a grant from a group who designs some of the largest robots in the world.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:32:00 ESTThis year, Cordele police have seen an increase in armed robberies, while law enforcement says armed robberies typically rise during the holiday season.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:35:00 ESTSchool bus drivers in Dougherty County are constantly being monitored to make sure your children stay safe.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:27:00 ESTFolks at the Sunbelt Expo work year round to bring farmers the latest and greatest technology in the ag industry.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:08:00 ESTPresident-elect Donald Trump declared Wednesday he will leave his business empire behind to focus on his presidency. But the prospect that he could simply shift more control to three of his adult children looked too cozy...
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:48:00 ESTA Thomas County woman claimed she contracted malignant mesothelioma from washing the clothes of her father who worked for the company.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 07:06:00 ESTKeith Scott, 43, was killed Sept. 20 when police were serving a warrant at The Village at College Downs apartment complex on Old Concord Road.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:12:00 ESTJustice Keith Blackwell said the high court agrees with the man that the trial court misinterpreted the statutes detailing under what conditions a sex offender may be released from the registration requirement.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:47:00 ESTThe National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for 12 counties in Southwest Georgia until 6 p.m.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:10:00 ESTOfficials are investigating after a body was found on Sumner Lane in Sylvester Tuesday night.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:56:00 ESTSpecially trained crisis negotiators from the Valdosta Police Department were called to a house on North Saint Augustine Road this morning, where a man threatened himself and others.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 04:48:00 ESTA new franchise is making its way to Georgia. Eggs Up Grill is now open in Albany.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:56:00 ESTDetectives are reviewing school surveillance footage, but it’s still unclear how the boy was injured.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:39:00 ESTPeople in the Mid-South jumped in to help the victims of the Gatlinburg fires.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:02:00 ESTThere should finally be some widespread rain on Wednesday for the first time in more than two months, and it is desperately needed.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:34:00 ESTSouth Georgia Technical College used Christmas lights to illuminate the programs it offers.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:19:00 ESTShoppers took to Chehaw Park in search of locally made gifts at Tuesday night's Holiday Market.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:32:00 ESTAn Albany man is in custody after drug agents said they caught him with a large amount of drugs.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:39:00 ESTThe 40-foot Lights of Love tree is shining brightly outside the Phoebe Putney Cancer Center Tuesday night. It celebrates those who beat cancer and remembers those who lost their lives.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:23:00 ESTOfficials are investigating after a body was found on Sumner Lane in Sylvester Tuesday night.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:17:00 ESTPresident-elect Donald Trump is enlisting a trio of nominees with deep ties to Washington and Wall Street to fill out his Cabinet, including former Goldman Sachs executive Steven Mnuchin as secretary of the Treasury...
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:46:00 ESTThe Albany State University Criminal Justice Institute hosted some of the community's top police officers to answer student questions.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:27:00 ESTThe Albany Fire Department has surveillance video of a fire bomb attack at a North Albany motel.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:18:00 ESTThe latest on the Colombia plane crash involving members of a Brazilian soccer team (all times local):
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:55:00 EST"Trees for Troops" is preparing to send hundreds of Christmas trees to U.S. military members and their families for the holidays.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:52:00 ESTAs millions of dollars are raised for non-profits across the world on Giving Tuesday, small, local charitable organizations are experimenting with the international fundraising day as well.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:55:00 ESTThomasville Police say home and auto break-ins are on the rise during the holiday season. Police expect a list of thefts to keep growing as the holiday season approaches.