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  1. FEMA's Albany visit delayed

    09.21 / 20:51 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    More than 300 people self-reported some level of damage to Dougherty County's Emergency Management Agency. That's such a high number, the community's EMA reached out for…
  2. Rossini’s ‘Cinderella’ comes to Albany

    09.21 / 17:59 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    The Peach State Opera, Georgia’s premiere touring opera company, will perform Rossini’s classic musical comedy, La Cenerentola…
  3. Phoebe to offer free 3-D mammograms in October

    09.21 / 17:59 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    To recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Phoebe's Carlton Breast Health Center is offering 100 free 3-D…
  4. Man admits to recording himself sexually assaulting sleeping 10-year-old girl

    09.21 / 17:59 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    A Lubbock man has been indicted on federal charges of continual sexual abuse of a child and is being held in the Lubbock County Detention Center on a $75,000 bond. Kevin Ismael Lopez, 25, told investigators he is a hebephile, which is a person who has a sexual preference for children between the ages of 11 and…
  5. 'Following me' is Facebook hoax du jour

    09.21 / 17:59 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    The Facebook "following me" claim is not true. According to fact-checking site Snopes, the supposed spies are found by going to the Block Users section under…
  6. Woman arrested after personal care home raid denied bond

    09.21 / 16:59 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    A Georgia woman who is facing multiple felony charges went before a Dougherty County judge on Thursday morning.  Michelle Oliver is charged with operating an unlicensed personal care home in Albany and exploitation and intimidation of the disabled and elderly.…
  7. Where to celebrate Museum Day Live! in SWGA

    09.21 / 14:59 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    This weekend, families across the nation have an opportunity to visit some of their favorite museums free - with a Museum Day Live!…
  8. Input needed to revitalize Tifton's Matt Wilson area

    09.21 / 14:59 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    After a successful revitalization of downtown Tifton, community leaders say they're ready to take on a new project. They're now going to focus on the Phillipsburg and Unionville neighborhood near Matt Wilson Elementary…
  9. Input needed to revitalize Matt Wilson area

    09.21 / 12:56 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    After a successful revitalization of downtown Tifton, community leaders say they're ready to take on a new project. They're now going to focus on the Phillipsburg and Unionville neighborhood near Matt Wilson Elementary…
  10. Farmer Fredo to host 'grow your own groceries' class

    09.21 / 12:56 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    As the new urban planning director for the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation, Fredando "Farmer Fredo" Jackson has made it his mission to make South Georgians better…
  11. Woman found dead after 2 days in bathroom stall

    09.21 / 12:56 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    The health club says its employees are told to respect the privacy of people in bathroom stalls, which may have led to the woman being…
  12. Judge sets bond for protesters arrested during Georgia Tech riot

    09.21 / 12:56 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    Two days after violence erupted on the Georgia Tech campus, Fulton County Magistrate Judge Warren Atkinson faced the three protesters now charged with causing some of the…
  13. News to know for Thursday

    09.21 / 09:03 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    The Georgia Department of Corrections is looking for a missing inmate in Albany, a woman charged with operating an unlicensed personal care home is due in court, and…
  14. Police search for missing Albany Transitional Center inmate

    09.21 / 06:12 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    Jerome Markee Willis was last seen wearing civilian clothes near North Washington…
  15. DCSS approves funding for new Oak Tree Facility

    09.21 / 05:14 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    The Dougherty County School Board is making good on their promise to move a group of special needs students to a more modern…
  16. Phoebe, Walmart kickoff annual Children's Miracle Network fundraiser

    09.21 / 05:14 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    Walmart and Sam's Club shoppers can make a donation to the Children's Miracle Network while checking out at the…
  17. Theatre Albany completes renovations

    09.21 / 04:18 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    Crews have been working for about six weeks on the historic building replacing old wood, pressure washing, and installing a new handicap ramp and updating…
  18. Protect yourself against West Nile

    09.21 / 04:18 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    According to the CDC, Georgia had 26 cases of West Nile this…
  19. Agricultural Tourism growing across state

    09.21 / 04:18 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    One South Georgia farmer said growers who don't include agritourism in their business model could be facing…
  20. Views differ on how proposed Lee Co. hospital would affect jobs

    09.21 / 02:25 walb.com Walb.com - Georgia
    Those for the new hospital said they believe it would create a net gain of jobs, while those against it believe it could hurt the regional…