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Bainbridge community rallies together in time of need
BAINBRIDGE, GA (WALB) - Hurricane Michael has left most of the people who live in Bainbridge and Decatur County without a way to receive food, water, or power.One local Bainbridge store owner is doing what he can to help his customers and those in need during this troubling time.“This is my hometown
Bainbridge struggling to return to normal after Michael
BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (WALB)- The City of Bainbridge is one of many in our area struggling to get back to normal, following the Category 4 hurricane.
Friday morning First Alert forecast (10/19/2018)
MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) --The slight cool down we're feeling in the mornings to end the work week will not be the coldest air this month, as an even colder air mass moves in Sunday into Monday. After mid to upper 80s for Friday and Saturday, even the afternoons will be noticeably cooler next week.
Piggly Wiggly turns into sanctuary for Cairo residents
Preparing for a hurricane is key, but in the sleepy town of Cairo, it didn't get the urgency that it deserved.
New FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers open
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Disaster Recovery Centers are opening Saturday, Oct. 20, in Dougherty, Early, Miller and Seminole counties, to help residents through the assistance process after damage and losses suffered during Hurricane Michael.Representatives from the State of Georgia, the Federal Emergency
9 days after Hurricane Michael, Florida’s death toll a mystery
TALLAHASSEE — It's been nine days since Hurricane Michael slammed the Panhandle and decimated whole cities, from the coastal beach towns to the rural, wooded communities north. Since the Category 4 storm hit Oct. 10, at least 27 people have been confirmed dead in Florida and hundreds are still missi
Cleanup efforts continue throughout Bainbridge, Decatur County - The Post-Searchlight
The City of Bainbridge, Decatur County and dozens of other agencies are continuing to put forth maximum effort to restore power, clean debris and remove trees and limbs from roads.Restoration work began last Wednesday night after Hurricane Michael churned through as a Category 3 storm, bringing sust
Police: Robbery suspect shot during home invasion attempt in Tallahassee
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -A Tallahassee man has been arrested after an attempted home invasion robbery ended with him getting shot.Chandler Strong, 30, was arrested on charges of attempted home invasion robbery with firearm.On August 11, 2016, patrol officers responded to Adams Place Condominiums ar
BREAKING: Houston County deputies involved in high-speed chase toward state line
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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
Fund being set up to help Gadsden County's recovery after Hurricane Michael
GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL)-The Gadsden County Chamber of Commerce and their Community Foundation are launching a fund to help in Gadsden’s recovery after Hurricane Michael.The fundwill have accountable community oversight, total transparency, and no administration costs. Gadsden County said every d
Students trapped two days under roof in Panama City to attend Tallahassee school
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Thursday morning Tropics check (10/18/2018)
You can catch the forecast on ABC 27 News starting at 5:00 each weekday morning, as well as ABC 27 News at Noon. First Alert Chief Meteorologist Casanova Nurse has your forecast at 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, and 11:00 this evening.
Death Toll Rises To 17 In Florida From Hurricane Michael
TAMPA, FL — The death toll from Hurricane Michael has increased yet again in Florida as search and rescue teams continue to go door to door in the most heavily damaged areas of the Florida Panhandle. A total of 17 people have been confirmed dead as of Thursday afternoon from the storm in Florida, ac
Gov. candidate Kemp visits Bainbridge, surveys damage - The Post-Searchlight
Republican governor candidate Brian Kemp visited Southwest Georgia over the weekend and into Monday to survey storm damage and thank poll workers for their continued efforts during these difficult circumstances.Kemp said he was originally visiting to check in on election officials. Early voting star
FEMA urging residents to get started on their recovery
Topline MessagesPoints of distributionhave FEMA and state provided supplies, including food and water that survivors can pick up for personal use. For a list of locations where survivors can obtain food and water, visit>www.floridadisaster.org/info<. FEMA is not writing checks to survivors at any lo
Georgia Pecans: Hurricane Michael Leaves Mark on Industry
Georgia’s pecan industry was forever changed by Hurricane Michael’s path of destruction through the southwest part of the state on Oct. 10-11, according toLenny Wells, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist.
SBA Opens a Business Recovery Center in Decatur County, Georgia - The Post-Searchlight
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the opening of a Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Decatur County, on Thursday, Oct. 18, to help businesses impacted by Hurricane Michael. The SBA offers low-interest, long-term disaster loans for physical damage and working capital.SBA represen
Bainbridge practicing through adverse conditions to take on high-ranked Warner Robins - The Post-Searchlight
Neighborhoods are destroyed, families are struggling. Power, water and food are essentials many people in the community don’t have. Players and coaches are seeing firsthand that hardships and difficult battles don’t just happen in football.
Hurricane Michael, one week later: Red Cross of Georgia Update
ATLANTA — Nearly one week after Hurricane Michael slammed into Florida, Georgia and Alabama, thousands are still living in dire conditions. The Red Cross of Georgia is working with emergency partners around the clock to get help where it’s needed most, with an immediate focus on providing food, wate