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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
Death investigation underway in Moultrie
An investigation is underway Tuesday after a body was found at a home in Moultrie.Georgia Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Jamy Steinberg says that agents were requested by Moultrie Police Department about 6:15 Tuesday evening to assist them with a death investigation on 12th Street N
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
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
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
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
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.
Sunbelt Agriculture Exposition enters day two in Moultrie
MOULTRIE, Ga. (WTXL)- Wednesday was day two of the annual Sunbelt Agriculture Exposition, where thousands of people come from across the country to learn from the experts.
Farmers and schools attend day two of Sunbelt Ag Expo
Moultrie, GA (WALB) - Wednesday marked day two of the annual Sunbelt Agriculture Exposition, where thousands of people came from all across the country to learn from the experts.Some machines out here on the 600-acre farm have yet to hit the market. But, dozens of companies bring their latest produc
Sunbelt Ag Expo kicks off in Moultrie
MOULTRIE, GA (WFXL) - From plane rides to tractor testing, the 41st Annual Sunbelt Agricultural Expo is something you don't want to miss
Fourth murder suspect in police custody
Ja’Marrie Harvey, the fourth suspect in the murder of Kartavious Jones, has been taken into police custody. (Special Photo)
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.
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
‘Convoy of Care’ collecting supplies for South Georgia victims of Hurricane Michael
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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.
VP Pence, Ag Secretary Perdue visit Southwest Georgia in hurricane aftermath
Pence was accompanied on the tour by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, who is also a former governor of Georgia, as well as other state and federal officials, including U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Georgia), U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-Georgia) and Georgia Agricultural Commissioner Gary
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.
Mega Millions balloons to 2nd largest in U.S. history
ATLANTA, GA (WALB) -Mega Millionsjust keeps getting bigger and better. As a result of robust sales, Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot has been bumped from $868 million to $900 million – the largest in the game’s history and second largest in U.S. history.Wednesday’sPowerballjackpot has grown to $345 mi
Vice President Mike Pence visits Sunbelt Ag Expo
Moultrie, GA (WALB) - Hurricane Michael has left many towns in South West Georgia decimated.But, the spirits of many Georgians have not been shaken, which is one of the reasons why the annual Sunbelt Ag Expo has moved forward.Tuesday, thousands of people across America are in Moultrie for day one of
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