The Haunting Legend of Brookfield Manor: A Ghostly Tale for Halloween
In the quaint town of Brookfield, a tale as old as the manor itself stirs the hearts of locals and visitors with eerie fascination. The legend of the Brookfield Ghost, a spectral figure haunting the grand but now decaying Brookfield Manor, has been a cornerstone of local folklore for generations. As Halloween's shadow looms closer, whispers of the ghostly presence echo through the town, with the story of Lady Delilah Brookfield—a debutante whose untimely end left her spirit wandering—standing out among the chilling accounts.
Sumner: The Hidden Gem of Worth County, Georgia
Welcome to Sumner, a charming town in Worth County, Georgia. With a population of 483, Sumner offers residents a suburban rural mix feel, making it an ideal place to call home. In this essay, we will explore various aspects of the Sumner neighborhood, including its population, median home value, public and private schools, neighborhood rankings, resident diversity, median household income, similar places, and current resident reviews. Let's dive in and discover what makes Sumner such a unique and desirable community.
ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Town and Country kicked off this Giving Tuesday in the kitchens. Albany Technical College Culinary Instructor Desmond Searcy returned to make homemade Caramel and Bourbon sauces. The Friendly City is gearing up to host its annual Hometown Holiday on Saturday, Dec. 2. Hillery Culpepper joined Alicia...
Discovering Ty Ty: A Hidden Gem in Tift County, Georgia
Welcome to Ty Ty, a charming town in Tift County, Georgia. With a population of 601, Ty Ty offers residents a suburban rural mix feel, making it an ideal place to call home. In this essay, we will explore various aspects of the Ty Ty neighborhood, including its population, median home value, public and private schools, neighborhood rankings, resident diversity, median household income, similar places, and current resident reviews. Let's dive in and discover what makes Ty Ty such a unique and desirable community.
Colquitt Co. Sheriff’s warning against phone scam
MOULTRIE, Ga. (WALB) - The Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office is sending out a warning about a phone scam. The sheriff office says, “Scammers are apparently calling our citizens claiming to be from the Sheriff’s Department and telling them they have a warrant for missing jury duty and you can magically clear the warrant up by buying a gift card, transferring some money via cash app or some other nonsense.”
Deck the Halls at Rutland Farms' Wreath Workshop
Get ready to deck the halls this holiday season with a unique piece of decor crafted by none other than you. The Wreath Workshop at Rutland Farms is back and invites you to create your own festive masterpiece on Tue, Nov 28 from 6pm - 8pm. The event will be held at the charming The Market At Rutland Farms, located at 5641 Union Road, Tifton, GA 31794.
Chula's Historic Train Depot: A Journey Through Time and Community Pride
In the charming town of Chula, GA, the historic train depot stands as a beacon of the past, offering a unique glimpse into the era when railroads reigned supreme. Constructed in the late 19th century, the Chula depot was a key player in the town’s development, serving as a bustling hub for the South Georgia Railway. Today, it stands as a symbol of resilience and community pride, a place where history enthusiasts can step back in time to experience the watermelon season rush or the anticipation of travelers from years past.
Driver loses life when vehicle leaves roadway, crashes into creek
Your Local Sinus Experts are now located in three convenient locations:. Give us a call today at 912-384-2200 or visit our website at www.entclinicmd.com. Authorities are investigating a fatal one-vehicle accident that took place over the weekend on MC Jowers Road near Ambrose. The vehicle, a Jeep Cherokee believed to...
Tift Animal Rescue pet portrait fundraiser
TIFTON, Ga. – On Saturday, the Tifton community bore witness to an event that served as a unifying force for pet owners rallying behind a significant cause. This purpose-driven affair drew passionate pet enthusiasts together, shining the spotlight on their furry companions as the main stars of the show.
Lenox's Timeless Wheels: The Great Southern Antique Car Rally Celebrates 35 Years
In the heart of Georgia, the tranquil town of Lenox transforms into a hub of nostalgia and celebration every May with the Great Southern Antique Car Rally. Since its inception in 1992, this event has garnered a reputation as a premier gathering for vintage car enthusiasts from across the country. Marking its 35th year, the rally offers a spectacular display of automotive history, with a parade of glistening antique vehicles taking center stage.
Proud to be a Georgia Farmer: Chandler Akins
BERRIEN COUNTY, Ga. (WALB) - Chandler Akins says he is proud to be a Georgia farmer, and WALB TV actually played a small role in how he is carrying on his family’s tradition of farming. As thousands of pounds of peanuts are dumped into his wagons. Chandler Akins says...
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in moultrie, GA
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around moultrie.
5 people dead in a Thanksgiving van crash on a south Georgia highway
MOULTRIE, Ga. - Four adults and a toddler died Thursday afternoon when their van collided with a pickup truck on a state highway near Moultrie in south Georgia. Four other people in the van, as well as the driver of the pickup truck, were severely injured, state troopers said. They were taken by helicopter to hospitals in Thomasville and Tallahassee, Florida.
Ellenton: A Forgotten Chapter in America's Cold War Legacy
Nestled within the fabric of American history, the small town of Ellenton, South Carolina, tells a tale of transformation and sacrifice. Founded as a railroad hub in 1870 and blooming into an agricultural nexus, Ellenton was a community pulsating with life. By 1880, the town was incorporated, signaling the start of a period of prosperity. However, the rise of the Cold War demanded a steep price from its residents, as the entire town was uprooted to make way for the Savannah River Plant, deemed essential for hydrogen bomb production under President Truman's directive.
Knights win home opener; Hubbard and Harris reach 1k
ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - The defending state champion Deerfield-Windsor Knights girls basketball team began their title defense on Monday with a home game against the Fitzgerald Purple Hurricanes. The Knights captured the lead early in the first quarter and led the rest of the way. The Canes put some pressure on the Knights cutting the lead to four points in the third, but Joi Hubbard’s late offensive rebound and put-back finished them off. Deerfield-Windsor took their home opener 50-36. Along with the victory, two of Deerfield’s seniors reached milestones. With just under six minutes left in the first half, Hubbard scored on a shot in the lane in which she was fouled putting her over the 1,000 point mark. The game was stopped and she was recognized for her accomplishment in front of her loved ones. Hubbard signed this offseason with Samford to play softball and is hoping to lead the Knights to back to back state titles. She finished the game with 21 points.
Overturned vehicle in Ambrose leaves 1 dead
AMBROSE, Ga. (WALB) - A man has died as a result of the vehicle overturning in the 1100 block of M C Jowers Road, according to the Coffee County Coroner. Officials are investigating a Jeep Cherokee that was found overturned in a creek on Sunday at around 3:20 p.m., according to Georgia State Patrol (GSP).
Irwinville: The Final Act of the Confederacy and the Legacy of Jefferson Davis
Irwinville, Georgia, is more than a mere geographical location; it is a historic site where the Civil War's final chapter was symbolically written with the capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis on May 10, 1865. This event heralded the end of the Confederacy and the beginning of the nation's challenging journey toward reconstruction. The site, now the Jefferson Davis Memorial Historic Site, includes a museum and a monument with a bronze bust of Davis, allowing visitors to delve into history.
Fitzgerald's Wild Burros: From Grand Canyon Transplants to Treasured City Mascots
In the late 1990s, Fitzgerald took a creative leap in city beautification by introducing wild burros from the Grand Canyon. What began as a project to enhance the city's appeal has blossomed into a cherished tradition, with the burros becoming a symbol of Fitzgerald's identity and pioneer spirit. These resilient creatures, originally from Africa and instrumental during the Gold Rush, have seamlessly adapted to their new urban setting, much to the delight of residents and tourists alike.
New Colquitt Regional Med. Ed. Center gives training for medical residents
MOULTRIE, Ga. (WALB) - Colquitt Regional Medical Center is just two days away from opening its brand new Medical Education Center. This is a state-of-the-art facility that not only provides more space but the necessary resources to recruit and retain healthcare professionals. WALB reports how this new investment will pour back into the community.
Downtown Tifton taking part in Black Friday
Several of the shoppers say they are from out of town and are enjoying their shopping experience in the friendly city.