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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

Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital names Mary Bullion its 2017 Volunteer of the Year

Mary Bullion poses with her husband, Jim, after being announced as the 2017 Phoebe Volunteer of the Year at an annual volunteer recognition luncheon on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital) ALBANY - Mary Bullion, who has logged more than 3,400 hours, has been named Phoebe Vol

ALBANY HERALD - 2017-09-22 19:28:00

Phoebe, Walmart kickoff annual Children's Miracle Network fundraiser

Walmart and Sam's Club shoppers can make a donation to the Children's Miracle Network while checking out at the register. The 30th Annual Children's Miracle Network campaign kicks off this week. The campaign benefits patients at Phoebe Putney Hospital. It was pushed back a few weeks so stores could

WALB 10 - 2017-09-21 03:41:15

Attorney: Final San Francisco plane crash lawsuit settled

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An attorney overseeing lawsuits stemming from a deadly plane crash in San Francisco four years ago says the last remaining suit in the U.S. has been settled. Ronald Goldman said his client, Kyung Rhan Rha, reached a deal with Asiana Airlines on Thursday just as her case was head

WALB 10 - 2017-09-22 00:38:26

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

Five from Branford competed for National Forestry Queen title

BRANFORD, Fla. - Five ladies from Branford headed to Tifton, Ga., at the beginning of September to compete for United States National Forestry Queen titles. Those competing were Stacy Young, Ashlee Combee, Zamaria Granado, Kelsey Bass and Britney Montero. Young, the agriculture teacher at Branford H

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-22 15:00:00

Guatemalans travel to Oklahoma to honor 1st US martyr

(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 05:17:58

ABAC economic impact nearly $370 million

A study by the University System of Georgia finds that Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton has an annual economic impact of nearly $370 million. (Photo: ABAC) TIFTON - A study conducted by the University of Georgia has found that Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College had an economic impact

ALBANY HERALD - 2017-09-21 18:33:00

Second time not the charm for loud music complaint

MOULTRIE, Ga. -- A Norman Park man who turned his music down when police asked him to decided to rock out after the officer left, resulting in two officers returning and arresting him. At about 3:36 a.m. on Sept. 17, a Colquitt County Sheriff's Office deputy responded to a report of loud music in th

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 00:15:00

Local church's Judgment House to impart lessons on making decisions, faith

With scenarios ranging from bullying to abduction, Judgement House has become a phenomenon across the U.S. that hopes to prove even in the wake of tragedy, faith triumphs over all. Morningside Baptist Church of Bainbridge will be putting on a Judgement House for Decatur County to experience. Pastor

POST-SEARCHLIGHT - 2017-09-22 23:18:00

Contestants win $80,000 on record-breaking Price is Right episode

(RNN) - The Price is Right on Friday wrapped up the premiere week of its 46th season in record-breaking fashion. It was host Drew Carey's 10-year anniversary of hosting the show. In his honor, any contestant who spun the wheel and landed on $1, won $10,000 instead of the normal $1,000. It was a luck

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 04:04:25

Tifton dentist hosts 2nd Annual Burgers for the Brave

Dozens of first responders and law enforcement officers in Tifton spent the night chowing down on some good old-fashioned burgers, thanks to a local dentist. Hot off the grill, local residents served up juicy burgers for the men and women who spend their days serving them. "Thank you very much," sa

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 03:35:18

Columbus family alleges MCSD teacher used racial slurs towards student, pushes for policy change

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Nathan and Equisha Fraizer decided to pull their fourth-grade daughter Harmonie out of Reese Road Elementary after they say a conversation between Harmonies teacher and several students included racial slurs. "The teacher leans into the girls and she kind of caressed my daughte

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 01:46:10

Dog finds a home after 545 days at animal shelter

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - PAWS Humane is celebrating after finding a fur-ever home for long-term resident Fritos. Fritos was waiting to be adopted and after 545 days, she is now with her new family. She enjoys walks outside and an occasional fun game of hide and seek with her ball. Staff at PAWS are thr

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 01:30:37

PAWS Humane of Columbus temporarily accepting animal evacuees from Irma

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Paws Humane is temporarily sheltering animal evacuees from hurricane Irma. Flournoy & Calhoun Realtors have donated a shelter to Paws Humane at 7607 Veterans Pkwy next to Stars and Strikes in north Columbus. The organization will be taking donations to help pay the electric and

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 01:12:59

Couple recovering from substance abuse receives free wedding

September is National Recovery Month and one long-term recovery couple received a special gift today: a free wedding! Two people had the opportunity to turn a long-time struggle into a beautiful love story. And Taylar Prince, the creator of the wedding giveaway, was able to add a special moment to t

WALB 10 - 2017-09-23 00:31:17

Thomas Co. students participate in GEAR UP week

This week more than 1,200 Thomas County Middle School students are learning about college. This is part of GEAR UP which stands for 'Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs'. This week students visited the Thomas University campus for tours, workshops and a motivational spea

WALB 10 - 2017-09-22 23:31:26

Not so fast: VP Mike Pence may still be in Huntsville Monday

He was scheduled to visit the Marshall Space Flight Center and Redstone Arsenal. President Trump did say in a speech Friday night given in Huntsville the Pence would be touring the MSFC on Monday. WAFF 48 is working to confirm the details and will update the story as soon as a decision is made eithe

WALB 10 - 2017-09-22 23:26:09

Thomas Co. students wear hats for childhood cancer awareness

Employees and students in Thomas County wore t-shirts and hats Friday to raise awareness and money for childhood cancer. It was all part of the Caps for a Cure Program. With September being National Childhood Cancer Awareness month, many students wore hats to show their support. Staff and students a

WALB 10 - 2017-09-22 23:21:12

GOP health bill all but dead; McCain again deals the blow

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump talks with reporters about the Graham-Cassidy health care bill during a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. ... WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. John McCain declared

WALB 10 - 2017-09-22 11:15:37