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62-year-old man dies without power to his oxygen machine
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A Dougherty County man died after being without power for days after Hurricane Michael.County leaders warn that tragedy could have been prevented.A 62-year-old man is dead now after losing power to his oxygen machine, but this doesn’t need to happen to anyone else.If you haven’t
Police: Armed suspect flees after victim pulls gun during attempted robbery
SOURCE: MGN OnlineTHOMASVILLE, Ga. (WTXL) -An attempted armed robbery in Thomasville did not go as planned when the intended victim pulled out her own gun and refused to hand over her purse to the would-be robber.The Thomasville Police Department says the incident happened Friday afternoon at 2 p.m.
Thomasville Bulldogs put a stop to losing streak
The victory was one the Bulldogs (5-4 overall, 1-2 Region 1-2A) sorely needed, especially after falling at Brooks County on Oct. 5 before last Saturday's setback against Fitzgerald. It was Thomasville's first victory since they scored a 49-20 nonregion victory over Cook on Sept. 21.
Panthers need to 'get better' after dominant homecoming win
HOMERVILLE –– It was the tale of two teams as Clinch County (7-1, 4-1 Class A-Public) dispatched Lanier County (0-8, 0-5) on Friday night 55-8.
Settlement reached in Ferris wheel lawsuits
The Associated PressLaw enforcement cordon off the area surrounding the Ferris wheel Aug. 8, 2016, after three children fell from the ride during a county fair in Greenville, Tenn.
No. 5 Valdosta suffers setback against No. 1 Lee County
No. 5 Valdosta High (5-4, 2-1 Region 1-6A) tossed two interceptions in its own territory in the opening frame, one returned for a score, and it went three-and-out on its other two offensive possessions.
No. 1 Lee, No. 5 Valdosta compete for Region 1-6A lead
Valdosta was ranked No. 1 entering the 2016 contest, and it rolled Lee County 27-7 en route to the region title and the program’s first state title since 1998. Last year, it was the Trojans that carried the No. 1 ranking into the matchup, and although they fell 31-28, they went on to the region and
Rebels fall behind early, lose to Bulldogs
NASHVILLE, Ga. –– The Berrien Rebels (5-3, 0-2 Region 1-2A) got behind the 8-ball early and never quite recovered, falling to the Thomasville Bulldogs (5-4, 1-2) 28-13 at home Friday night.
Valdosta man arrested for throwing brick at someone
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - About 2:30 pm, Wednesday, October 17, Valdosta Police went to the 100 block of North Toombs Street about a fight. Officers said that a man was holding Fernandell Clark on the ground.Several witnesses reported that Clark had allegedly caused a disturbance the previous day downto
Valdosta store bringing relief to those affected by Hurricane Michael
Art and Soul is a family owned store in Valdosta that sells art, furniture, and accessories and they are partnering with Synovus Bank to bring relief.
After Hurricane Michael, Georgia Farmers Debate: Bad Luck, or Climate Change? :: WRAL.com
CAMILLA, Ga. — Renee Moss was standing in her ruined cotton field, boot-toeing a fallen boll that looked like a dirty snowball and debating her husband, Clayton, about how maybe, just maybe, Hurricane Michael was a result of climate change.
Brick throwing leads to arrest
At 2:30 p.m., police were sent to an altercation in the 100 block of North Toombs, according to a police department statement. Several witnesses said a man caused a disturbance downtown the previous day and had returned to face them Wednesday, the statement said.
How to get food stamps
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Approximately 12,000 people in Dougherty County are receiving food stamps, and after Hurricane Michael many are concerned if their benefits will continue.The interim director said they went ahead and released the October benefits early.But if you already received food stamps and
Georgia farmers face $2B in losses from Hurricane Michael
Hurricane Michael blew across southwest Georgia on Oct. 10, causing at least $2 billion in losses to the state’s agriculture industry, according to early estimates from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agricultural economists and Extension agents.
Lieutenant governor candidate to visit Valdosta
Sarah Riggs Amico, Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, and the “We Are Georgia – Our Voices. Our Votes. Our Time” bus tour is scheduled to make the Valdosta stop, 6-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 133 N. Patterson St., formerly Hildegard’s/Grassroots Coffee, downtown, according to campaign organizer
Berrien hosts Thomasville in second region test
VALDOSTA — Tonight's matchup between the Berrien Rebels (5-2, 0-1 Region 1-2A) and the Thomasville Bulldogs (4-4, 0-2) could go a long way to determine playoff positioning in Region 1-2A.
Yard sale sign posted in Valdosta raises safety concerns
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - It’s common knowledge that it is illegal to park in front of a fire hydrant, right? Well, what about putting a sign on one?A yard sale in Valdosta could have potentially slowed down the process of saving a life.A fire hydrant is garnering a lot of attention from the Valdosta Fi
Moultrie’s early preparation for Michael pays off
MOULTRIE, Ga. — As Moultrie starts to return to normal after being rocked by Hurricane Michael, the efforts of city workers and volunteers did not go unnoticed as they worked diligently to restore power, provide shelter and keep a constant line of communication with the community throughout the orde
The sun sets on final day of the Sunbelt Ag Expo
MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) - With 1,200 exhibits at the annual Sunbelt Agriculture Exposition, each company does its best to stand out from the rest.John Deere is one of the largest exhibitors at the expo. Each year the company tries to make it unique, to stand out from all of the others. This year’s set-u
Woman, child die in Clinch County fire
A call went out at 2:45 a.m. for a stove fire at Brookwood Apartments on Sweat Street in Homerville, said W.G. Smith, Clinch County's deputy coroner.