UPDATE: Additional Arrest Made in GA Veteran’s State Park Shooting Incident
CORDELE, GA – In an update to the shooting at Georgia Veterans State Park, Skyler Woodham was charged with 2 counts of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and 3 counts of aggravated battery. 18-year-old Sabrina Bradshaw of Poulan was arrested and charged...
Seven Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College students accepted into top veterinary programs
TIFTON — Seven biology and animal science students from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College have been accepted into top veterinary programs after participating in the Pre-Vet Club, a new program designed to streamline and track the acceptance rate of ABAC students into veterinary colleges. Emily Atkinson from Forsyth and Dylan...
City of Thomasville to host Easter Eggstravaganza
The City of Thomasville is set to host this year's Easter Eggstravaganza Saturday, inviting families out for a fun afternoon.
Power 25 Update: Week 7
Cartersville cracks into the top 5 after 2 region sweeps. Coming into the season the Canes knew that they were going to be ablet to contend with their pitching. Caden Carroll has been dominant and the line up has proven to be able to contend with anyone in the state. Tift County continues to climb, and which is building even more anticipation for the the series vs Houston County next week. Pope bumps up a couple spots, and will look to keep their win streak alike. Their biggest test of the year waits for them in the region finale against Blessed Trinity. We have 3 newcomers making an appearance, East Coweta, Woodward Academy, and Prince Avenue Christian.
ABAC honors top academic students
Your Local Sinus Experts are now located in three convenient locations:. Give us a call today at 912-384-2200 or visit our website atwww.entclinicmd.com. Five hundred and twenty-one students qualified for academic honors during the 2022-23 academic year at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Students receiving Distinguished Honor status are those who...
‘Turmeric is key’: Thomasville local business donates pounds of turmeric to local elephants
ATTAPULGUS, Ga. (WCTV) - Two Asian elephants in Attapulgus, Georgia are now enjoying the benefits of a locally-owned business in Thomasville, Georgia. Elephants held in captivity, with little to no room to roam can often suffer from a form of arthritis but thanks to The American Turmeric Company of Thomasville, the elephants at the sanctuary get the chance to enjoy their retirement.
Severe weather possible this weekend
Mar. 24—MOULTRIE, Ga. — Meteorologists are predicting bad weather for this weekend with isolated severe storms across the region on Saturday. Lesser storms are expected in the Colquitt County area on Sunday, but places to the north and west could see severe weather that day too, according to information from the National Weather Service this morning.
GBI Makes Arrests in Jeff Davis County Shooting Investigation
Hazlehurst, GA (March 24, 2023) – The GBI has arrested and charged Miguel Contreras, 19, with Aggravated Assault, and Augustine Medrano, 20, with Party to the Crime of Aggravated Assault and Hindering the Apprehension of a Criminal. Both are from Omega, Tift County, GA. On Sunday, March 19, 2023,...
Cook County to get 13 new tornado sirens
ADEL, Ga. (WALB) - Strong storms were deadly in the south this weekend and South Georgia has been under multiple weather warnings. One local county is getting weather technology they’ve needed for years. A 2017 tornado killed seven in Cook County. The Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director for Cook...
Quitman, March 27 High School ⚽ Game Notice
There are 2 high school ⚽ games in Quitman. The Monroe Comprehensive High School soccer team will have a game with Brooks County High School on March 27, 2023, 15:00:00 CST. The Monroe Comprehensive High School soccer team will have a game with Brooks County High School on March 27, 2023, 17:00:00 CST.
2 suspects from Tift. Co. charged in Jeff Davis Co. shooting
HAZELHURST, Ga. (WALB) - Two Tift County residents have been charged in connection to a shooting in Hazelhurst, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). Miguel Contreras, 19, is charged with aggravated assault. Augustine Medrano, 20, is charged with party to the crime of aggravated assault and hindering the apprehension of a criminal. Both are from Omega.
Clays for Strays event raises funds for Thomas County Humane Society
Dozens of people competed in a shotgun and sporting clays tournament to raise money for a good cause.
Georgia TE commit Landen Thomas gains Industry five-star status
It didn’t take long for Georgia to gain a new five-star prospect in the Class of 2024 in the latest update to the On3 Industry Ranking, as tight end commit Landen Thomas was the first to be elevated in Wednesday’s release. A 6-foot-4, 238-pound rising senior from Moultrie,...
Biggest snowfall recorded in Cook County, GA history
Stacker looked at the biggest 1-day snowfall in Cook County, Georgia using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
PCOM hosts first ‘Match Day’ for medical students to start their residency
MOULTRIE, Ga. (WALB) - The need for physicians in rural Georgia could be easing slightly, as the first class at PCOM South Georgia was recently matched with their residencies. A lot of the students hope to apply what they learned at PCOM South Georgia in Moultrie to their future careers. Careers that keep them right here in Southwest Georgia.
Baseball Round-Up: Deerfield-Windsor falls, Worth County splits with Cook
ALBANY — The Valwood Valiants got a sterling pitching performance from freshman Matthew Kerrigan and Valwood smacked 11 hits against Deerfield-Windsor pitching to beat the Knights 7-1 in Albany Friday evening. The Valiants put together three singles and a passed ball together in the first inning to take a...
Georgia authorities identify remains of missing pregnant woman a decade after she disappeared
Georgia authorities are investigating the death of 27-year-old Crystal Hendrix, who disappeared when she was pregnant in 2013, after recently identifying her remains.
Man, woman charged after allegedly stealing police rifle from Sylvester
ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Two people have been charged with stealing firearms in Albany, according to the Albany Police Department (APD). Kenneth Kitchen and Shamya Haynes are charged with two counts of tampering with evidence and theft by receiving stolen property. A rifle was stolen from a police car in...
2023 ABAC Homecoming set for April 10-15
TIFTON — Suit up Stallions! The 2023 Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Homecoming Celebration is flying in on April 10-15 with the theme of “Top Gun Thunder: A Need for Steed.”. “Homecoming offers events for students, alumni and the community,” said ABAC Alumni Director Lynda Fisher. “It is a...
Woman charged after allegedly stabbing boyfriend in Thomasville
THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - A man was injured in Thomasville after he says his girlfriend stabbed him, according to an incident report from the Thomasville Police Department. The incident happened early Friday morning, around 2 a.m., at the Motor Inn. Police said when they arrived, they found a man who...
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