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Justin Rogers ready for the road ahead with the Packers
MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) - Justin Rogers has been the head coach at Jones County for the past 5 years. He helped turn that program around and is now trying to help the Packers find yet another state title.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for western part of north Georgia
ATLANTA - A strong storm system with damaging winds, hail and the potential for isolated tornadoes is moving in overnight Thursday into Friday morning. Our Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologists have been tracking this storm system for more than a week as it moves across the country.
Suspect in chase allegedly swallowed meth
MOULTRIE, Ga. — A Friday afternoon police chase ended with a Colquitt County man jailed after he allegedly ate suspected methamphetamine. A Colquitt County deputy noticed a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer with a tag registered to a 1996 Ford Explorer at about 4:32 p.m. on Industrial Drive.
Severe storms likely for Middle Georgia tomorrow morning
After a beautiful day today, we are expecting strong to severe storms beginning early Friday and through the day. Main Threats will be damaging winds, isolated tornadoes, frequent lightning, large hail, and heavy rain.
Colquitt County Hires New Football Coach
VALDOSTA – After everything that’s happened at Colquitt County High School, they finally hire their new football coach. The Packers have their new man in Justin Rogers from Jones County. Rogers’ record at Jones County is 45-15 but never made it to a state championship.
Georgia school system on lockdown due to threat
A threat to a north Georgia elementary school led the district to place all four of its schools on lockdown, Thursday. Cartersville City Schools posted a message on its website that it made the decision after receiving a threat to Cartersville Elementary School. They added that they didn't know the
Additional charges filed against Georgia murder suspect accused of shooting 2 in Knoxville
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Additional charges have been filed against a Georgia murder suspect accused of shooting two people in Knoxville on Sunday and then hitting a 13-year-old boy on a scooter.
Church members read Bible on Square during Holy Week observance
MOULTRIE, Ga. — Men, women and children from 18 area churches began publicly reading from the Bible Monday morning and will continue through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., in an annual Easter event on the Colquitt County Courthouse Square.
Coroner identifies body found in Georgia river as missing man
ATHENS, Ga. — Authorities in Athens have released the name of a man found by kayakers in a Georgia river on Saturday. According to the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, the county coroner positively identified the victim as 54-year-old Emory Odell Findley of Athens. Findley was first reported
LIST: Central Georgia school closings for severe weather (4/19)
CORDELE, Ga. — Several Central Georgia school districts will be closed Friday, April 19, due to the threat of severe weather on Friday morning. The following counties have confirmed they will be closed Friday:
UPDATES: Severe weather threatens north Georgia
A line of strong storms could bring severe weather, including damaging winds and possibly even tornadoes, into north Georgia overnight Thursday and early Friday morning. The 11Alive StormTrackers are keeping an eye on the storm and will have updates throughout the night and morning as it passes over
Man Shot Into Georgia Home, Kills Toddler
AUGUSTA, Ga. – On Tuesday around 7:44 p.m., Jaziah Pollard, 2, was shot and killed on Meadowbrook Drive. According to a report from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, Jaziah’s mother, Jackqueline Ingram, 19, was having an altercation with her live-in boyfriend, Marquie Gunter, 28, over the use of
Georgia driver is lying about carjacking, says mother of child struck in her front yard
The man who was behind the wheel when a car jumped a curb and smashed into a Georgia girl and her home says he was the victim of a carjacking. But not everyone is believing his story.
Legendary sports broadcaster killed in crash in SE Georgia
SAVANNAH, Ga, (CBS46) Legendary sports broadcaster Chet Coppock, a fixture in Chicago, has passed away after injuries sustained in an automobile crash in southeast Georgia. According to a Facebook post by his daughter Lyndsey Coppock, the crash happened on April 11 near Hilton Head Island. Coppock l
Most Wanted: Antavius Ford
THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) - Thomasville police are asking for tips tracking down a shooting suspect. Police said Antavius Ford, 23, shot a mentally disabled man in the head on Sunday. It happened while the two argued at a home on Dawson Street.
Georgia man killed in Tuesday crash on I-20 near Moody
MOODY – A man was killed in a crash along Interstate 20, near the Moody exit, Tuesday afternoon. St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell identified the victim as Bobby James Williams, 47, of Newnan, Georgia.
Viral video: South Georgia deer smashes its way into convenience store
OMEGA, Ga. — Surveillance video captured at a Citgo gas station in Tift County shows a deer dramatically smashing through the door. After a quick trip around the store, it leaves through another entrance.
Another blast of severe storms heading toward Georgia, East Coast
It's that time of year. Another blast of severe weather will start today in the central and southern United States and bring the threat of thunderstorms to our area overnight Thursday and into the early morning hours on Friday.
11 warrants issued in Sylvester J&J Grocery shooting
SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) - Warrants for a Sylvester shooting have been issued. Sylvester Police Department Detective Jonathon McDaniel confirms 11 were issued. We have not had it confirmed what those warrants were issued for.
Two Georgia cities among best places to retire in the US, report says
Looking for a place to live out your golden years? Two Georgia cities have been ranked among the 100 best places to retire. » RELATED: How Georgia cities rank on US News’ ‘Best Places to Live’ list.