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Two arrested for May 31 shooting that left 3 injured

Two individuals have been arrested in connection to a May 31 shooting on Palmetto Avenue in Blakely. Three people were injured during the incident. Jadrian Sol and Christian Gray were taken into custody by U.S. Marshals on the morning of June 30. Sol and Gray were located in Fulton County,...
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Dale Co. students take advantage of workforce opportunities

DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) - Dale County School’s “work-based learning program” allows students to get real world work experience during the school day. Over 100 students took advantage of the opportunity to make money and gain experience during the last school year. For some it doesn’t end...

Luke Bryan’s Fourth Of July As A Kid Depended On How ‘Poor We Were’

Luke Bryan is looking towards this long Fourth of July weekend while looking back at the past and what he and his family did while growing up in Georgia. Luke told us, “A typical Fourth of July, we would float a watermelon in the pool. Fourth Of July was always based on how poor we were. If it was a good year, we’d go over to Fort Gaines and cook hamburgers at the community park and grill there, and we’d go waterskiing.”

New information in the deadly Blakely shooting

BLAKELY, Ga. (WDHN) — Both the city of Blakely and the Blakely Police Department held a news conference with updated information on the deadly shooting that left one dead and six injured on Sunday. Watch above for a video from the news conference. NEW INFORMATION:. On Monday, WDHN learned...

Dothan man charged after crashing into an Abbeville home

ABBEVILLE, Ala. (WDHN) — Abbeville Police have arrested a Dothan man after they say he crashed into a home. On Monday around 1:15 a.m., police were called out to investigate a suspicious vehicle at Girard Park. When officers made contact with the vehicle, the suspect fled the scene striking...

Dothan man wrecks into Abbeville home following high-speed chase

ABBEVILLE, Ala. (WTVY) - A high speed chase early Monday morning in Abbeville resulted in a crash into a home. Abbeville Police noted a suspicious vehicle at Girard Park, across from Abbeville Elementary School, at around 1:15 a.m. on June 27. As officers attempted to confront the person, the driver of the suspect automobile fled the scene while crashing into one of the patrol cars.

Blakely Police name suspects in Sunday shooting

DOTHAN, Ala. (Press Release) - Update: Joshuah Burden is now in custody. On Sunday June 26th at approximately 12:45 a.m. Blakley Police Officers heard and responded to numerous gunshots coming from North Church St. Officers initially discovered 3 victims suffering from gunshot wounds and began administering first aid. Eric Eafford, 47, was transported by EMS to LifeBrite Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Eufaula man arrested on arson charges

EUFAULA, Ala. (WRBL) — A Eufaula man was arrested and charged with second-degree arson, according to the Alabama State Fire Marshall’s Office. Joshua Alex Williams, 30, was placed in the Eufaula City Jail. Williams is waiting on his bond hearing. The arrest is due to an incident on...

7 shot, 1 dead near busy south Georgia nightclub

BLAKELY, Ga. — One person is dead and six more are injured after a shooting in a busy nightlife area of one south Georgia town. Police in Blakely, Georgia say they were patrolling North Church Street at 12:45 a.m. Sunday morning when they heard gunfire further down the street.


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Update: 3 in custody in deadly Blakely shooting

BLAKELY, Ga. (WALB) - One person is dead and six people were injured after a shooting incident that happened Sunday, according to the Blakely Police Department (BPD). At approximately 12:45 a.m., police were dispatched to North Church Street and Washington Avenue because of numerous gunshots that could be heard further south on North Church Street.

One dead and six injured in Blakely shooting

BLAKELY, Ga. (WDHN) — An early morning shooting in Blakely left one person dead and six others injured. More News from WRBL According to the Blakely Police Department, officers were at North Church St. and Washington Avenue when they heard numerous gunshots down North Church Street, near a densely crowded area of the nightclubs and […]