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Man dead after opening fire outside Hub City nightclub

The suspect involved in an overnight shooting at Ropers in Hattiesburg died from his injures according to authorities. Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem identified the suspect as Bryan Wright, 40, of Petal. She said there was at least one gunshot wound visible, and the body will be sent to the

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 07:43:44

UPDATE: Two dead in early morning Lee fire

The Lee County Fire Department was called to a Creekside Drive home about 5:30 Friday morning, to extinguish a fire. Lee County sheriff's officials confirmed that two women are dead as a result of the blaze. Lee County Fire Chief David Forrester said there were two people in the home, and they saw o

WALB 10 - 2017-09-22 13:46:39

Albany Utilities opening new centralized call center Monday

Albany Utilities on Monday will open a centralized call center at 408 Flint Ave., behind the future Albany Utilities building on Pine Avenue. (Staff Photo: Terry Lewis) ALBANY - Albany Utilities on Monday will open a centralized call center at 408 Flint Ave., behind the future Albany Utilities build

ALBANY HERALD - 2017-09-22 19:07:00

Flight Albany Blight targets new area

Flight Albany Blight says they will concentrate on improving dilapidated and blighted buildings in part of an East Albany neighborhood. Officials are starting what they call their adopt-a house program there. The Broad Avenue Corridor is one of the main entrances to downtown, and the surrounding nei

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 01:59:35

First Albany film on Londonderry's to-do list

Patrick Millsaps said he hopes to shoot his Londonderry Films' first Albany movie before the end of the year. (Special Photo) Patrick Millsaps said he hopes to shoot his Londonderry Films' first Albany movie before the end of the year. (Special Photo)

ALBANY HERALD - 2017-09-23 21:30:00

Albany State looking to bounce back against West Georgia

Valdosta State's Marik Merine (82) is stopped by Albany State's Jaylin Boyd (20) during the first quarter Saturday. (Staff photo: Ron Seibel) ALBANY - For the first time this season, the Albany State Rams are in a position where they are looking to bounce back from a loss.

ALBANY HERALD - 2017-09-22 21:46:00

The Latest: Oklahoma-born Catholic priest beatified

(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Guatemalan Bishop Julio Edgar Cabrera, right, looks over a Rother Family photo book with Juan Pablo Ixbalan, left, at the Rother Family home in Okarche, Okla, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Stanley Rother, an American priest killed d... (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). A statue in tribute

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 15:26:41

High pressure prevails through sunny weekend

(Source: Raycom Media) High pressure will prevail through this weekend. The high will weaken and shift inland as Hurricane Maria tracks northward off the Southeast U.S. coast through the first half of next week. A cold front could approach the forecast area late next week. Saturday starts with patch

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 13:34:29

Eighth annual building unity cookout gathers hundreds

Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul took this Saturday off to give back to the community. The Albany/Dougherty community was invited to the eighth annual building unity cookout. This year's festivities happened at the Sherwood Acres baseball field. Sheriff Sproul said he and his 45 volunteers chos

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 22:04:05

Conservative theologians accuse pope of spreading heresy

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Several dozen tradition-minded Roman Catholic theologians, priests and academics have formally accused Pope Francis of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics. In a 25-page letter delivered to Francis last month and provided Saturday to

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 21:57:05

Historic Columbus home participates in Smithsonian magazine's Museum Day Live

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The doors to one of the oldest historic homes in Columbus were open today for free tours. The Walker-Peters-Langdon House in the Historic Columbus District was built in 1828. The Tour of today's home is participating in the Smithsonian magazine's Museum Day Live! for the firs

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 20:56:30

Lee County Female Minority Mentoring Program hosts annual luncheon

Ladies in hats flooded Albany Technical College today. The Lee County Female Minority Mentoring Program celebrated its ninth annual Mad Hatter's luncheon and silent auction. Thirteen 11th and 12th grade Lee County High students participate in the volunteer program. Saturday's celebration raised fund

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 20:45:23

The Latest: Protesters arrested at St. Louis shopping mall

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Latest on protests in St. Louis over acquittal of officer in black man's shooting death (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Police have arrested several people at an upscale St. Louis shopping mall who were protesting the recent acquittal of a white former police officer in the shootin

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 20:16:32

Local charity donates essential items to Central FL families after Irma

HAMILTON, GA (WTVM) - It's been close to two weeks since Hurricane Irma left its devastating mark on Florida and Georgia, but the effort to offer support and resources to communities in need is still strong. Many communities in Georgia are still rebuilding whatever damage remains after Hurricane Irm

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 19:32:25

Boys and Girls Club hosts school supply giveaway with Corvette Club

The Boys and Girls Club and the Corvette club partnered together to give free school supplies to children in an eye-catching way. Although school is well underway, the giving hasn't stopped. Director for the teen division of the boys and girls club says she wanted to hold an event to not only give t

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 19:27:19

US flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and flight escorts flew on Saturday to the farther point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century. The Pentagon said the mission in international airspace showed ho

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 18:46:38

Interfaith volunteers help Savannah nonprofits

Volunteers from an interfaith service organization helped several Savannah nonprofits Saturday. Congregations in Service is made of people from all different churches and faiths who come together throughout the year to volunteer at places like Savannah's SAFE Shelter for domestic violence survivors

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 18:10:17

Some forcibly arrested in St. Louis weren't protesting

ST. LOUIS (AP) - An undercover police officer and an Air Force lieutenant were among the 120 people who were forcibly arrested last weekend when police began clearing downtown St. Louis streets during protests over the acquittal of a white former officer in the killing of a black suspect. The arrest

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 18:06:48

Columbus United for Recovery celebrates National Recovery Month at Lakebottom Park

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus United for Recovery, a group of agencies within the Chattahoochee Valley, is hosting a family-friendly event to celebrate progress and increase awareness of the opportunities for recovery in our cities. In September throughout the nation, thousands of prevention, trea

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 17:48:04

The Latest: Maria's death toll climbs to 10 in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The Latest on Maria (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico is now at least 10. That number includes two police officers who drowned in floodwaters in the western town of Aguada. The number of deaths is expected to climb as officia

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 16:38:26