Ga. community mourns loss of 2 high school students on same day
A Georgia community is mourning the loss of two high school students on the same day.
Barbour County parents irked as schools ban cell phones
BARBOUR COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) - Can you hear me now? Not at one school. Parents are angry about a new cell phone policy announced this week. Barbour County High School announced Wednesday that no cell phones will be allowed on campus, effective immediately. The school’s Facebook post reveals the decision...
Tipping the scales of justice over 70 years later: Lena Baker’s story still being told
CUTHBERT, Ga. (WALB) - A pardoning decades in the making. The story of Lena Baker, the only woman put to death by an electric chair in the state of Georgia, is still being set straight in the small town of Cuthbert. “It was sort of the best-kept secret in Cuthbert,”...
Cell phone use now banned at Barbour County High
BARBOUR COUNTY, Ala (WDHN) — On Wednesday, February 28, Barbour County High School announced that the use of cell phones would be prohibited on the school campus. In the announcement, school administrators said the decision was made after consulting with school staff and claimed the new policy would help create a “focused and distraction-free learning environment” for BCHS students.
Reading between the lines: Remembering the Mike family, lynching victims
The home of Calvin Mike, a Black man from Calhoun County Georgia, went up in flames, killing his two young daughters and his elderly mother in 1884.
Two Georgia men lead police on chase
Two Georgia men were arrested in the wee hours of Tuesday morning with a large amount of methamphetamine on Beech Creek. Cedric Shropshire, 47, of Calhoun, Georgia, and Kendall Boynton, 30, of Dalton, Georgia, are lodged in the Clay County Detention Center. Around 2 a.m., Clay County Sheriff’s Deputy Wes...
All 159 Georgia counties sign resolutions urging mental health reform
EARLY COUNTY, Ga. (WTVY) - The Early County Board of Commissioners recently adopted a resolution urging Governor Brian Kemp and the General Assembly to continue to push for mental health reform this legislative session. Now, all 159 counties have adopted some form of resolution regarding the matter. “Very few families...
On the dotted line: Ty Stovall
BLAKELY, Ga. (WTVY) - Kentucky State will soon be the newest home for Early County’s Ty Stovall. The incredibly athletic running-back is leaving behind such a strong culture for other athletes in a Bobcats uniform. Stovall says the decision to join the Thorobreds program was easy because it felt...
🚨 Traffic Alert: Lane Blockage Due to Crash on US 431, Headland, Henry County
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alabama. Local motorists are advised to exercise caution on US 431 in Headland, Henry County, due to a crash that resulted in lane blockage. The specifics of the incident, including the cause, number of vehicles involved, and whether there are any injuries, have not been disclosed at this time. Authorities are likely on the scene, and updates will follow as they become available. It is recommended that travelers consider alternative routes where possible or allow for extra travel time to accommodate potential delays caused by the incident. The local transportation agency urges drivers passing through the affected area to stay alert and adhere to the instructions of traffic management personnel.
Jazz legend Fletcher Henderson’s Cuthbert home to be transformed into a museum
CUTHBERT, Ga. (WALB) - People in Cuthbert are working to restore the childhood home of jazz legend Fletcher Henderson. Even though it was designated as a historical site in 1982, the home sat in disrepair until the current owners decided to transform it into a museum. Fletcher was born in...
David Money Reflects on His Time, Tenure in Henry County Local Government
David Money Reflects on His Time, Tenure in Henry County Local Government.
Henry County prepares for 2024 Alabama Primary Election
Election officials are completing last-minute preparations ahead of the important March 5 primary.
Major federal solar energy investments announced for South Ga.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WALB) - On Monday, Feb. 26, Georgia Senators Reverend Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff announced a new group of clean energy grants coming to South Georgia. The grants include a $819,126 award for Storm Services Texas LLC — a solar production company in Thomasville — a $30,000 award for Calhoun County’s Conner Insurance Agency LLC and a $25,601 grant for Finish Line Storage LLC in Lee County. This totals $874,000 in federal investments to help South Georgia businesses purchase and install solar panels, according to a release.
Blue Springs VFD holds candidate bean lunch ahead of March 5 election
Blue Springs Volunteer Fire Department in Phil Campbell held a candidate bean lunch Saturday. The event kicked off with the meal, followed by a cake auction to raise funds for the fire department and then candidates had the opportunity to speak for up to five minutes each. The primaries take...
Lake Seminole Team Series Saturday, March 2, 2024
Athens, AL, February 27, 2024 – The American Bass Anglers (ABA) gears up for the second event of the South Alabama/Georgia Team Series on the famed Lake Seminole. The event will launch out of Big Jim’s Marina on Saturday, March 2, 2024. Alabama/Georgia South will concentrate their events...
City of Arlington cleans up major sewage spills of about 90,000 gallons
ARLINGTON, Ga. (WALB) - The city of Arlington experienced two major sewage spills in February. According to a release, about 80,000 gallons of raw sewage were spilled between Feb. 12 through Feb. 14 in the Woodvalley Road SW area. The city began monitoring another spill on Feb. 19. Two other...
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Cuthbert as of 2024-02-29. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.319, a week ago the price is $3.270 , according to AAA.