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Boys and Girls Club making adjustments to 2020 Summer plans

(ALBANY, GA) - With the Summer season officially in full swing, the Boys and Girls Club of Albany is working to have kids in Albany back together for summer programs. While keeping them safe of course. "It's important for us obviously…

AFD dispels Facebook rumor about hand sanitizer

(ALBANY, GA) - You've probably seen on Facebook the warnings about leaving hand sanitizer in your car during the Summer and the potential for it to damage your car. The Albany Fire Department says that these claims are not likely to…

JK Rowling releases children's book 'The Ickabog' online for free

(CNN) -- "Harry Potter" author JK Rowling has announced a new story called "The Ickabog" to entertain children during coronavirus lockdown. Rowling started writing "The Ickabog" while she was still completing the original Wizarding World series, and intended to publish…

Crisp County commissioner arrested, posts bond

CRISP COUNTY, Ga. - The vice chairman of the Crisp County Board of Commissioners was arrested and booked into the Houston County Detention Center Friday.  Arthur James Nance was booked into the detention center at 10:11 A.M. and released at 2:10…

Multiple shootings on Sunday in Cordele

CORDELE, Ga. - Three shooting occurred Sunday and the Cordele Police Department is asking the community to help identify anyone that may be involved. Cordele Police Department officials say there was one shooting early Sunday morning in the roadway of…

Armed standoff ends with surrender, woman shot in face

DOUGLAS, Ga. – A man barricaded himself inside of a home in Coffee County after a woman was shot in the face during a domestic disturbance. Coffee County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the dispute call at 50 Rocky Road…

Albany Police Department searching for man accused of theft

ALBANY, Ga. - The Albany Police Department has taken their search for a man accused of theft to the public. In a Facebook posting Thursday, police asked that anyone with information about the whereabouts of Justin Taylor Suggs to contact…

Dougherty County leaders optimistic at Thursday COVID-19 briefing

ALBANY, Ga. -- Albany and Dougherty County leaders announcing at today's COVID-19 briefing they're optimistic about moving forward during this pandemic. County leaders acknowledged restaurants and local businesses who have already been practicing social distancing and enforcing the use of…

Coffee County Sheriff's Office receives grant

  DOUGLAS, Ga. -- The Coffee County Sheriff's Office announced today on Facebook that they have received a grant in the amount of $2,000 from Walmart Giving. Funds will be used to purchase personal protective equipment and duty equipment for…

AMA holding selfie challenge

ALBANY, Ga. --  The Albany Museum of Art is posing another challenge for the community. Known as *The Art of Selfies* the museum s encouraging people to take the ubiquitous style of photos and turn it into art. Museum Director…

Phoebe Health System looking to fill 100 RN openings

(ALBANY, GA) - Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Phoebe Health System is looking for fill more than 100 openings for Registered Nurses. There's plenty of work to go around with Phoebe being one of the few who aren't in a…

Murder suspect wanted, APD requesting assistance

ALBANY, Ga. - The Albany Police Department Criminal Investigations Bureau is asking for the community’s assistance with locating Mareo Karon Jackson (aka Red- Eye), 20. Investigators have issued warrants for Murder and Aggravated Assault against Jackson in the May 13th…

Salute to Seniors: Lee County High School

LEE COUNTY, Ga. - Lee County High School Principal Dr. Karen Hancock spoke to South Georgia TV about her senior class and what makes them so unique. Congrats seniors!!…

Dougherty County leaders give COVID-19 update

(ALBANY, GA) - Dougherty County community leaders announcing the latest developments in the fight against COVID-19 at a briefing Tuesday.. Officials with Phoebe Health System says it's holding steady with 60 patients being treated for Coronavirus. The health system is one…

Elections offices taking steps to protect voters

(LEESBURG, GA) - As re-opening efforts in Georgia continue, election offices in Georgia returned to work on Monday to prepare for the June 9th Presidential Primary. In Lee County, they're making sure that both staff and voters are protected. "We're using…

Salute to Seniors: Pelham High School

PELHAM, Ga. - Congrats to Pelham High School’s class of 2020!!   Here at South Georgia TV we know the school year didn’t end the way students intended. So, we’re…