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Ashburn shots fired incident under investigation

ASHBURN, Ga. (WALB) - The Ashburn Police Department is looking for information regarding shots fired near an apartment complex, according to a release from the department. On Monday, officers were dispatched to the area of Adams Street Apartments in reference to shots fired. When officers arrived on the scene, the victim told officers that a white vehicle pulled in the front of their residence and continued to discharge firearms from the vehicle.
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Missing in Georgia: Police searching for 13-year-old boy who vanished

SYLVESTER, Ga. — Above video: Your Tuesday headlines. Police in Georgia need your help finding a missing 13-year-old boy. Isaiah Jackson was last seen Monday morning near Markel Street in Sylvester. Authorities say he was last seen wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans. If you have any information...
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South Ga. seeing uptick in COVID cases

TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - South Georgia health experts said COVID-19 cases are going up. As much as we want to think that COVID is over, it is not. Masks are still needed to help protect yourself and your family from the virus. That’s according to the Department of Public Health (DPH) and Southwell Medical Center in Tifton.

Sylvester Police Department needs help locating missing teen

The Sylvester Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a missing teen. 13-year-old Isaiah Jackson (B/M) was last seen near Markel Street in Sylvester, Georgia, wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans. If you make contact with Isaiah or have information on his whereabouts, please call 911 or...

Sylvester Police Department educates public on codes due to driving violations

The Sylvester Police Department says they have received several complaints over the last few weeks in reference to driving violations such as: speeding and racing in residential areas, vehicles laying drags in the roadway, vehicles revving their engines throughout the city. Because of this recent behavior, the department is providing...

CVS to end limit on Plan B purchases

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - CVS is reversing its position on sales of an emergency contraceptive pill. The company told WALB News 10 on Tuesday that it will no longer put limits on the Plan B pill. In the next 24 hours, CVS will remove the emergency contraceptive pill purchase limits,...
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Southwell encourages families to make time for well-child visits

TIFTON — With the kids out of school for the summer, Southwell is encouraging families to use this opportunity to schedule their child’s well visits before school starts back again. While parents may question the point of taking their child to the doctor when they are feeling healthy...

Colquitt County Sheriff's Office searching for missing man

The Colquitt County Sheriff's Office needs help locating a missing person. Christopher Jackson Merritt, also known as C.J. Merritt, was last seen near the Moultrie YMCA. Merritt is a 53 -year-old white male. He stands at 5'09" and weighs 165 lbs. Police say he has a barbwire tattoo on his...

Tifton man sentenced to prison for trafficking heroin

VALDOSTA — A Tifton resident was sentenced to 12 1/2 years in prison resulting from his role in actively trafficking large quantities of heroin into south-central Georgia from sources in metro Atlanta. Joshua Gannon Deanda, 24, was sentenced to serve 150 months in prison to be followed by three...

Wilcox County man arrested for trafficking methamphetamine

PITTS — The GBI Southwestern Regional Drug Enforcement Office and Wilcox County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jimmy Lee Clack Jr., 46, for trafficking methamphetamine and possession of heroin. The GBI SWRDEO, Wilcox County Sheriff’s Office, Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office and Crisp County Sheriff’s Office received information that Clack...

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46-year-old Georgia man accused of trafficking meth

PITTS — On Friday, June 17, 2022, the GBI Southwestern Regional Drug Enforcement Office and Wilcox County Sheriff’s Office arrested 46-year-old Jimmy Lee Clack Jr. on accusations of trafficking methamphetamine and possession of heroin. The GBI, Wilcox County Sheriff’s Office, Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office and Crisp County...

South Georgia man faces drug trafficking charges after task force raids home

PITTS, Ga. - State investigators said a man has been arrested after a two-month investigation by a drug task force.a. Jimmy Lee Clack, Jr., 46, was arrested on June 17 for trafficking methamphetamine and possession of heroin. Investigators determined Clack was distributing methamphetamine from his home in Pitts, Georgia. The...

Brownlee Agency Insurance Solutions Shares Three Powerful Things Policyholders Should Now About Life Insurance

Brownlee Agency Insurance Solutions works with 25 of the nation's top insurance companies to provide life insurance to Moultrie, GA, Albany, GA, Valdosta, Tifton, Sylvester, GA, and the surrounding areas. With 48 years of experience offering life insurance in Georgia, Brownlee Agency Insurance Solutions knows a thing or two about the value of life insurance.

Wetter pattern is finally here

Yesterday, Albany was 1° shy of a record high. It was the warmest day since July 1st, 2012. Valdosta got to 102°, its warmest day in 3 years. Tifton got to 101, its warmest day in 11 years (or June 15th, 2011). Moultrie got to 100 degrees for the first time since June 7th, 2011.