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ADDU finds drugs during traffic stop after driver escapes

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - The Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit (ADDU) found several drugs during a traffic stop after the driver escaped on Monday in the 1200 block of Dawson Road. Law enforcement said the driver was stopped for distracted driving. During the stop, law enforcement said the driver was agitated and...
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Several areas in Albany affected by Tuesday’s thunderstorms

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Several areas in Albany have been affected by Tuesday’s thunderstorms. As of 8:30 p.m., there are several flooded roads, downed trees and power outages around the city. Flooded streets:. 2500 block of Whispering Pines. 1100 block of Don Cutler Sr. Drive. 100 block of Collins Street.
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Worth deputies bust suspected crime ring

SYLVESTER, GA – Worth County Sheriff Don Whitaker says nearly two months of intensive detective work leads to the arrest of four individuals suspected of engineering a local auto theft ring. Sheriff Whitaker says over the course of two days, July 19-20, 2021, The Worth County Sheriff’s Office obtained nearly...
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2 charged, 1 sought in Albany store attempted robbery, assault

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Two women were arrested and a man is wanted in connection to an attempted burglary turned into an assault at an Albany store. It happened at JCPenny on July 9. Police said the victim told them that a man grabbed several clothing items and then walked...

New Sumter County High School delays opening, due to labor shortages caused by pandemic

AMERICUS, GA. (WRBL) – Some local high school students and teachers will now have to wait a little while longer before school begins in their brand-new high school. Sumter County Schools Superintendent Dr. Torrance Choates said due to labor shortages caused by the pandemic, the new Sumter County High School will not open to students until September 7, instead of the original start date of August 9.
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Daily Weather Forecast For Dawson

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Dawson: Tuesday, July 27: Showers And Thunderstorms; Wednesday, July 28: Showers And Thunderstorms Likely; Thursday, July 29: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly clear overnight; Friday, July 30: Sunny then

Dawson police searching for missing teen

Dawson police need your help finding a teen missing July 8. Officers say they are searching for 17-year-old Phebe Weeks, who has brown eyes and hair. She is 5'10" and weighs 180 pounds. She might be in Calhoun County according to officers. If you have any information on Weeks whereabouts,...
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Live events coming up in Albany

1. Dogface. A Traphouse Horror. Albany, GA SCREENING; 2. Do Portugal Int Circus - ALBANY - 07/27/2021 - 7:30PM; 3. Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society (Albany, GA); 4. Dwight Yoakam Albany; 5. Darrell & Dawn Ritchie;
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Sumter Co. High School students to be taught virtually until Sept. 7

SUMTER COUNTY, Ga. (WTVM) - Sumter County High School students will be taught virtually until September 7. Sumter County Schools posted the following on Facebook:. The Sumter County High School students will be taught virtual until Tuesday, September 7, 2021. This is the projected date for the students to enter the new high school. Due to the pandemic the new high school is not quite complete. Please check the Distrct and SCHS’s Facebook pages for updates.

Two charged, one sought after woman pepper sprayed, struck at Albany store

Albany police say that two out of three people wanted for an assault at a local store have been arrested. 20-year-old Tiarah Sutton and 17-year-old Nytoria Morman have been arrested and charged with party to a crime of criminal attempt-armed robbery and party to the crime-aggravated assault. Investigators say that...
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Who’s affected by the proposed Dougherty Co. tax increase

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - If you live in Dougherty County, you might pay more for property taxes. The county reevaluated property values, proposing a countywide increase and one for the Special Services District. Special Services refers to the county’s unincorporated communities, like Putney. This affects residential and commercial properties. “If...

Albany fatal moped accident victim identified

ALBANY, GA – Albany Police have identified the man killed in a fatal moped collision Saturday night. APD’s Public Information Officer Phyllis Whitley-Banks identifies the deceased as 48 year old Antwan Henderson of Albany. Police say their initial investigation suggests Henderson was driving a Gator 50 S3 Moped on Tremont...
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Kennedy Williams receives inaugural Mjlusane Scholarship

AMERICUS – The inaugural M.J. Lusane Scholarship was awarded recently to Ms. Kennedy Williams, a 2021 graduate of Americus Sumter High School. This scholarship was the brainchild of Marcus Lusane II, an up and coming rapper and ASHS alumnus who has a passion for music, especially rap music. Marcus Lusane...
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Albany Tech accepting applications for internships at Marine base

A memorandum of agreement between Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany and Albany Technical College was established in February of this year to provide students with paid internship opportunities starting this spring and continuing through fall 2021. The collaboration for paid internships provides qualified students with on-the-job training and credits in specified fields of study.

Americus man charged in Perry murder

PERRY, GA – A Sumter County man and a Houston County woman are accused of killing a 77 year old man Saturday night at an apartment complex in Perry. Police say they’ve arrested and charged 19 year old Cornelius Reyshawn Wallace Murray of Americus and 18 year old Natasha Sincere Culpepper of Centerville in the Saturday slaying of Willie Jacox.