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Crisp Co. approved for individual federal aid assistance for Hurricane Michael recovery

Crisp Co. deputies also posted about their ongoing recovery efforts."Temporary traffic lights have arrived late yesterday afternoon," deputies say. "This morning dump trucks and trackhoes arrived to assistance with debris removal. Crisp County Power commission expects five more crews to arrive today

WGXA.TV - 2018-10-17 09:51:52

Woman arrested after brandishing pellet gun in Sevier County High School

Brittany Rowe, 34, of Ellijay, Georgia was arrested Wednesday after Sevierville police say she brandished a pellet gun in the main parking lot exit of Sevier County High School.

WATE - 2018-10-17 16:58:02

GBI requested to help in Moultrie death investigation

MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) - The Moultrie Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are working together to investigate a death.According to GBI Special Agent in Charge Jamy Steinberg, the GBI was requested by the Moultrie Police Department just after 6 p.m. on Tuesday to assist with a deat

WALB 10 - 2018-10-17 02:51:00

Food stamp program changes rule to let people buy hot and ready-to-eat foods

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has temporarily made it possible for people who use federal nutrition assistance programs to buy hot and ready-to-eat foods.The USDAannounced the waiver Mondayfor participants in the Supplemental Nutr

WTXL.COM - 2018-10-16 07:56:00

State fines Albany church child development center

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Several months after an investigation into possible improper physical discipline began, an Albany child care facility faced a several-hundred dollar fine.

WALB 10 - 2018-10-16 11:42:00

Wilcox County Patriots come up just short at Charlton - Cordele Dispatch

Staff ReportsFOLKSTON— The Wilcox County Patriots traveled down to Folkston on Saturday night to play the Charlton County Indians (5-2) for a region contest that was moved from Friday night due to the effects of Hurricane Michael. The Patriots put in a good effort on the road against the strong oppo

CORDELE DISPATCH - 2018-10-17 13:36:59

Tyson Foods donating all day in Dooly County

VIENNA, Ga. -- Tyson Foods will be donating products Tuesday in Vienna until they run out.Cordele Police says Tyson will set up at the old Dollar General location at 990 Union St (across from Good to Go).Tyson began donating food at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

WGXA.TV - 2018-10-16 10:32:58

Mitchell Co. residents respond to man’s death while cleaning storm debris

Mitchell County Coroner Stedderick Thomas saidDavid Douglas, 50, of Baconton died this weekend while doing just that.

WALB 10 - 2018-10-16 02:45:00

GBI investigating death in Bacon County

BACON COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - Alma police officers responded to the area of 504 E. 8th Street Sunday night around 8:50 p.m. after a neighbor reported shots fired in the area.When police got there, they found 24-year-old Sabron Markez Mosby suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to the Bacon C

WTOC.COM - 2018-10-16 19:55:00

Sunbelt Ag Expo continues, despite Hurricane Michael

Moultrie, GA (WALB) - The largest North American agriculture show began Tuesday, which is almost a week after Hurricane Michael ripped through much of Southwest Georgia.Chip Blalock, the executive director for the Sunbelt Ag Expo said he spoke with city officials, who agreed the town needed this eve

WALB 10 - 2018-10-17 00:29:00

Demps named Soror of the Year

Each year the chapter recognizes one of its members for her professional accomplishments, community involvement and active participation in the chapter’s programs and activities, according to sorority representatives.

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-10-16 13:30:00

Updated area closings, resources available and power outages due to Hurricane Michael

Georgia Powerhas restored power to 97 percent of customers, or more than 375,000 customers, impacted by Hurricane Michael. Restoration is expected to be completed in the Albany area this evening and in the Bainbridge area by tomorrow night.


Georgia QB Jake Fromm Tweets Message After Saturday's Loss

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: Jake Fromm #11 of the Georgia Bulldogs throws a pass during the first quarter against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)


Beach Boys set to perform in Tifton

The Beach Boys, who are Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, have sold more than 100 million records and received more than 33 platinum and gold record awards.


Beach Boys booked for Tifton concert

TIFTON, GA (WALB) - The Beach Boys will pull into town to perform on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at John Hunt Auditorium at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton.

WALB 10 - 2018-10-16 14:09:00

Vice President Pence visits Georgia following Hurricane Michael

MOULTRIE, Ga. (WTXL)- In the wake of Hurricane Michael, Vice President Mike Pence made a special visit to the Sunbelt Agriculture Expo in Moultrie before visiting other communities devastated by the storm.

WTXL.COM - 2018-10-16 20:35:00

South Georgia rallies to help hurricane victims

• Shaun Eickenberry, owner of Winnersville Fitness, headed to Conttondale, Fla., Sunday with chainsaws to help clear debris and handed out water and other goods. He's planning to make another run to Cottondale and Grand Ridge, Fla., Thursday and to Colquitt this weekend.

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-10-16 21:02:00

Man Falls From Car, Dies, on I-75 | Valdosta Today

The crash report states that a 2005 Buick Lacrosse was traveling north on I-75 when the passenger, 39-year-old Anthony Baccili, reportedly fell out of the vehicle.


In a southwest Georgia city, another devastating attack from Mother Nature

ALBANY, Ga. - Its nickname is "The Good Life City," built on the pecan groves and cotton fields that gave rise to the Deep South's trade. It is far inland - more than 150 miles from Mexico Beach, Fla. - and not exactly the archetype of a place that would face repeated natural disasters. Yet in the


Linemen work to restore power in wake of Michael

An Albany Utilities crew comprising nine-year Albany veteran Brad Nash and two newcomers — Dallas Rogers and Elisha Harrell, who are new hires in Albany but with experience in Camilla and Thomasville, respectively — was coming to an end of another 14-hour shift Saturday. They pulled in at the parkin