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BOYS FIELD PERFORMER OF THE YEAR: Brookwood's Langston Jones

During his high school career, Brookwood’s Langston Jones had a heaping helping of nearly everything offered on his school’s athletics menu, sampling basketball, baseball, football, track and field, and wrestling. Jones eventually focused on football and track and field, and definitely found his niche in both pursuits. He...
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Bainbridge native, Tyler Storey heads to majors in softball

After a successful football and wrestling career at Bainbridge High School, Tyler Storey graduated Bainbridge in 2016 with plans to take his football career to the next step and play at Albany State. After tearing his ACL his football journey came to an end, but Storey still found a way to fulfill his spark of playing competitive sports.
BAINBRIDGE, GA
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Bankrollzayg Stays On His Hustle & Grind

Many rappers voice their life struggles, current successes, and upbringing through their lyrics. Especially those who have risen from humble beginnings. Yet, we speak to Bankrollzayg , lyrics aside, in a candid conversation about his successes. Residing from his home town a small City Called Cairo, Georgia Bankrollzayg is no...
CAIRO, GA
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Angel Peterson signs basketball scholarship to Enterprise

Recent Bainbridge High School graduate, Angel Peterson signed a basketball scholarship with Enterprise State Community College last week to continue both her academic and athletic endeavors. Peterson had long dreamed of playing basketball at the next level, but as time for school was soon approaching, she thought her dreams had...
BAINBRIDGE, GA
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Lawton Heard re-elected to serve on State Bar Board of Governors

ATLANTA — Lawton C. Heard Jr. of Lawton C. Heard Jr. Attorney and Counselor at Law in Camilla was re-elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the 52,000-member State Bar of Georgia and was installed June 4. Heard will continue to serve in the South Georgia Judicial...
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Warmest day in a decade

We’re in store for another day of record or near record heat across South Georgia. Yesterday Albany got to 102, Americus to 104, Thomasville and Moultrie to 99°. Today it’ll be slightly warmer with slightly more humidity. Heat advisories are in effect for all of our counties...
ALBANY, GA
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Camilla officials enhance splash pad with cooling fans

CAMILLA, Ga. (WALB) - For those seeking more fun in the sun, the city of Camilla is making things a lot more convenient for parents while their kids cool off in the water. The city has brought out two fans to keep the parents cool under the picnic pavilion. “It’s...
CAMILLA, GA
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Treehouse Advocacy Center asking for more community support

THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - After a call for help, the Treehouse Children’s Advocacy Center is searching for more community support going forward as they witness more and more children being hurt from abuse. The organization recently requested emergency funds from the community to support three children who were admitted...
THOMASVILLE, GA
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Fourth of July events

There are a number of Fourth of July events across the WALB viewing area to mark Independence Day this year. The City of Albany will have its Independence Day celebration and fireworks event at Veterans Park Amphitheatre in downtown Albany. The concert begins at 5:30 p.m. There will be performances by Larry Malloy at 6 p.m., Riley Anderson at 7 p.m. and G&S Experience at 8 p.m. The fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.
ALBANY, GA
Atlanta Magazine

James Beard-nominated airport restaurant One Flew South opens on the BeltLine

Thirteen years ago, One Flew South opened in Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, offering an upscale dining experience to travelers in Concourse E (then considered the international terminal) and beyond. Located near Korean Air, One Flew South fused Southern flair with Asian inspiration. In 2014 and 2015, it was nominated for James Beard Awards for outstanding service. Former executive chef Duane Nutter and lead mixologist Tiffanie Barriere earned One Flew South additional attention from the local set.
ATLANTA, GA
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Climax Baptist Church Youth Group rebuilds home during mission trip

Climax Baptist youth recently traveled to LaEsperanza, Honduras for a mission trip, where they spent several days rebuilding a Honduran woman’s home. One of the youth that helped with this project was rising Bainbridge High School senior, Mason Brown. Brown said he, along with Grace Christian Academy students, Kevin...
CLIMAX, GA
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Downtown Bainbridge receives 2022 Main Steet America Accredidation

Downtown Bainbridge has been designated as an Accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards. Each year, Main Street America and its partners announce the list of Accredited programs to recognize their exceptional commitment to preservation-based economic development and community revitalization through the Main Street Approach™.
BAINBRIDGE, GA
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Thomasville Center for the Arts to host multimedia exhibition

THOMASVILLE – The Thomasville Center for the Arts will host the multimedia exhibition “The Next Hundred Years” through mid-May. A multimedia exhibition “The Next Hundred Years” by artists Ren Dillard and Tracy Murrell will be on display at the Thomasville Center for the Arts until mid-May. Dillard and Murrell explain the vision they had with the curated multimedia art exhibition in a recent article, “Envisioning the Future” by Jessica Leigh Lebos. For the full story a link and images to the article are provided below.
THOMASVILLE, GA
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