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Albany community speaks up at Gang Task Force meeting

  (ALBANY, Ga)- More than a hundred people, including members of law enforcement were in attendance for the monthly Albany Gang Task Force meeting Thursday morning. "Because this is community concern. It has always been a community concern. So recently…

Albany man killed in workplace shooting downtown

(ALBANY, Ga)- An Albany man is dead following a workplace shooting late Wednesday afternoon. Albany police say 38 year old Zenas Davis and his boss, 27-year old Jazzy Huff, got into…

2nd annual Hamp Smith Classic Saturday

(ALBANY, Ga)- The Dougherty and Lee County High School football teams are getting set to take the field Saturday, as the two schools will compete in the second annual Hamp Smith Classic. The two squads will play each other at…

UPDATE: Missing child found in Ben Hill County.

FITZGERALD, Ga. — The story of a missing Clayton County child ended on a happy note as he was found safe in Ben Hilll County. Denise Hayes-Brown reported her son, 5-year old David Anthony Hayes, missing this morning after school…

Police search for missing child

FOREST PARK, Ga. — Police in Forest Park are currently looking for 5-year old David Anthony Hayes. The child was reported missing by his mother Denise Hayes-Brown earlier today. David was last seen…

Albany man connected to homicide in custody

(ALBANY, Ga)- An Albany man wanted in connection to a July murder is now in police custody. 26-year old, Kinbrell Jones was taken into police custody for connections to the death of…

Albany leaders speak about recent shootings

(ALBANY, Ga)- In the span of less than a week, two young adults, Quamiya Jones, 17, and Kawoski Newberry, 20, were killed in shootings. Thursday morning, Albany City, and…

APD investigating Cherry Avenue shooting

(ALBANY, Ga)- The Albany Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one dead on Cherry Avenue Wednesday morning. Police responded to the 600 block, where 20 year-old Kawoski Newberry was…

Dougherty County Commission proposes anti-littering campaign

(ALBANY, Ga)- The Dougherty County Commission is taking a step forward to clean up the county. The commission announced during a work session Monday that they are launching an anti-litter campaign called "Dougherty Green." The idea is for the campaign…

Senator keeping faith through cancer diagnosis

CORDELE, Ga. — Senator Greg Kirk, State Senator for the 13th District, says that both his Senate family and his district family have risen up and shown their support for…

Albany Police investigating weekend homicide

(ALBANY, Ga)- An Albany teenager was killed over the weekend, right outside of her home. 17 year old Quamiya Jones was found dead shortly after one in the morning Saturday on West Highland Avenue. Witnesses told Albany Police Department they…

Albany Mayor announces re-election bid

(ALBANY, Ga)- Albany Mayor, Dorothy Hubbard announced late last week that she will seek re-election as mayor of the City of Albany. Mayor Hubbard will seek a third term as mayor of the Good Life City. We spoke with her…

Crisp-Dooly Fuller Center helps families

CORDELE, Ga. — The Crisp Crisp Dooly Fuller Center, formerly known as Habitat for Humanity, may have changed their name, but their mission remains the same... To help families.  

Wilcox inmate apprehended

CORDELE, Ga. — A Wilcox State Prison inmate who escaped from a Crisp County work detail has been apprehended. James Doyle Moss was working a prison detail at the Cordele Farmers Market when he walked off the detail around 1:30…

BOLO issued for escaped Wilcox County inmate.

CORDELE, Ga. — The Georgia Department of Corrections has issued a BOLO for a Wilcox County inmate they say walked off a work detail in Crisp County. James Doyle Moss, 39, an inmate at Wilcox State Prison walked off a…

State and local legislators recognize Primary Health Care

(ALBANY, Ga)- State and local legislators came together in Downtown Albany Tuesday morning as part of National Health Centers Week. Officials were able to hear from the Albany Area Primary Care Network about the impact they and other health centers…

Emergency agencies run Emergency Action Plan exercise

(ALBANY, Ga)- First responders from across Southwest Georgia were in Chehaw Park Tuesday to run through disaster protocols. Agencies ranging from Dougherty County law enforcement and EMS to the national weather service discussed and practiced plans in the event of…

Tift Co Coach passes away

(TIFT COUNTY, Ga)- Longtime high school football and basketball coach Anthony Bateman passed away from a heart attack at a basketball tournament over the weekend. Bateman coached both teams for more…

Backpack safety for the new school year

(ALBANY, Ga)- With school back in session, many students are going to be carrying plenty of books, but that can cause some problems. The National Safety Council says there are a couple of things to keep in mind to make…

Dougherty County EMS implements patient tracking system

  (ALBANY, Ga)- Dougherty County Emergency Medical Services is about to take a big technological leap forward. The agency is partnering with the Dougherty County Health Department to fully implement a system called HC Patient Tracking. EMS Director, Sam Allen…

Dougherty County first responders host National Night Out

(RADIUM SPRINGS, Ga)- It was a packed house at Radium Springs Middle School Wednesday night. As Dougherty County first responders hosted their annual National Night Out. First responders gave out free school supplies to students, while local barbers were giving…

Illegal dumping becoming a problem in Albany

  (ALBANY, Ga)- Several properties in neighborhoods in Albany have been the site for people dumping their trash illegally over the last few months. Properties in both South, and East Albany have had trash sitting out on abandoned properties for…

Two perish in Sumter County plane crash

AMERICUS, Ga. — Authorities have confirmed that two people have perished in a plane crash that occurred in Sumter County this morning. Workers with Horne Farms in the 300 block of…