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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

WALB 10 - 2018-10-18 01:31:00

Thomasville City City Schools to remain closed

THOMASVILLE — Thomasville City Schools will not return to normal schedule when fall break ends.The school system announced Sunday that because of safety concerns with the routes to the schools, Thomasville City Schools will be closed for students until further notice.Monday was scheduled already as


Tallahassee man arrested for armed carjacking

At the scene of the crime, the victim told police he had briefly gotten out of his running vehicle to speak with a friend. The victim said he then saw the suspect approaching the vehicle and began running towards him when the suspect pulled out a gun and pointed it at him, then told him to back up.

WCTV - 2018-10-17 17:10:00

Michael takes heavy toll on Grady crops

Ty Torrance, extension officer for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Office in Cairo, said the storm’s impact was so great that the cotton industry may take a permanent hit in the region.


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)

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-10-17 19:24:00

Police looking for missing 15-year-old girl

Frazier is 5-foot-5, weighs 140 pounds, with brown eyes, and multi-colored short hair.

WTXL.COM - 2018-10-17 20:12:00

Florida to bend voting rules in counties hit by Hurricane Michael

Under Florida law, Scott could have postponed the election beyond Nov. 6, but there's is an open legal question on whether that authority would extend to federal races.

WCTV - 2018-10-18 10:56:00

More power back on across Thomasville

Of approximately 14,000 customers initially affected, about 5,000 were still without power as of 8 p.m. Saturday.


Second Harvest receives disaster relief supplies from Nebraska company

A Nebraska e-commerce company, Spreetail, donated $26,000 worth of equipment and supplies to Second Harvest for disaster relief. In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Spreetail team members delivered equipment, including chainsaws, generators, water filters and sleeping cots, for distribution from


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

FSU defends decision to hold football game, homecoming as it helps with Hurricane Michael relief efforts

More:A hotel in Tallahassee? Good luck, they're booked following Hurricane MichaelA complete guide:Things to do: FSU Homecoming and theater galore

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-17 19:10:00

Officials: More than 570,000 gallons of wastewater spilled in Gadsden County

Approximately 500,000 gallons of treated wastewater was released from a lift station (14th Avenue) due to power failure in Havana. The release did not enter any storm drains or but did enter an unnamed waterway that discharges into the Ochlockonee River. Cleanup actions are complete.Approximately 20


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

WFXL.COM - 2018-10-17 08:24:37

Push is on to save Imperial Hotel

The Imperial Hotel served an African-American clientele and was a frequent host to musicians and artists traveling the “Chitlin’ Circuit.” Stars such as Rosetta Tharpe, Bells of Joy, The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi and B.B. King stayed at the Imperial Hotel.


‘Convoy of Care’ collecting supplies for South Georgia victims of Hurricane Michael

Participating properties include The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Channel 2 Action News, News 95.5 and AM 750 WSB, B98.5, KISS 104.1 and 97.1 FM The River.


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

WALB 10 - 2018-10-17 17:33:00

TPD seeks help in identifying suspect with victim's credit card

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -The Tallahassee Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a male suspect who used a victims' credit card to make fraudulent purchases.Police said the suspect made fraudulent purchases at several stores.If you have any information, you are asked to con


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


Kirby opens Modern Woodmen office

Submitted photoElliott Kirby of Thomasville, a financial representative for Modern Woodmen of America, has opened an office at 329 North Broad St., Suite 1A, in Thomasville.


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