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Holy Week celebrated in Albany

Downtown Albany churches have joined together since 1984 to break down barriers, and bring a message of hope to the community.  This years theme is the Lord’s Prayer, that is broken down into five parts.

Sheriff smells marijuana, two men arrested

Crisp County Sheriff Billy Hancock was on the scene of an Interstate wreck, when he was approached by a man who asked to be let through the traffic back-up.

Carpenter Rd. construction begins Monday in Tifton

Work to widen Carpenter Rd. begins on Monday.

Crash kills teen on birthday

One teen is dead and two others were injured following a crash Sunday evening in Cook County.

Final week of the 2015 legislation session

State lawmakers are in the final week of the 2015 legislative session.They’ll have two days to decide on the passage of numerous bills such as the Transportation Bill.State Senator Freddie Powell Sims said lawmakers in the House and Senate are working on the language in the bill. She says the bill is needed because the state is connected through transportation and to fix aging road infrastructure.“They need us in rural Georgia. We need metro Atlanta and if we all work together we can come up …

Luis Salas walk-off lifts Cavs past West Georgia Tech

The Darton State Cavaliers hosted West Georgia Tech for a double header on Saturday afternoon.A close game one put the Cavs at the plate in the bottom of the 7th in a 2-2 tie.With one out down, sophomore Luis Salas stepped in the batter’s box to face right-hander Ty Wood on the mound.Then, with a 1-1 count, Salas rips ball down the left field line that stayed fair and sailed over the wall for a walk-off home run.The Cavs went on to win the 3-2, extending their win streak to four.In game two,C…

Albany church delivers hundreds of meals to families in need

More than 200 volunteers with Sherwood Baptist Church are making sure families in need have a meal for Easter.They packed hundreds of boxes filled with ham, cornbread, vegetables and cake mix. Volunteers delivered boxes to 500 families today.”We love Southwest Georgia. As a church it’s our responsibility as a church to be able to reach the community with the love of Jesus Christ and that’s why we do it.”Sherwood Baptist Church holds a food distribution four times a year

Programs offered to upgrade or repair homes

Workers with Albany’s Department of Community and Economic Development want residents to know their programs to help them upgrade or repair their homes.Today, homeowners got more information on making repairs so your house doesn’t turn into a hazard.The Department of Community and Economic Development offers programs on weatherization, emergency repairs, and funding.”Whether it be internet, television, radio definitely get them involved so that we can get their feedback on the programs and we…

Georgia Milestones Assessment workshop held at Albany RYDC

A workshop is helping high school students prepare to take the Georgia Milestones Assessment through the Department of Juvenile Justice.The Georgia Preparatory Academy hosted a workshop at the Albany Regional Youth Detention Center today. The assessment measures students’ abilities in language arts, math, science, and social studies.Another workshop will be held at the Marietta RYDC tomorrow. 2015 WALB. All rights reserved.

Driver taken into custody after crash

Albany Police were on the scene of a crash late Friday afternoon on Gillionville Road.

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