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  • Thunder in the Valley Air Show gives back over $44,000 to valley youth organizations, charities

    Thunder in the Valley Air Show gives back over $44,000 to valley youth organizations, charities

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:46:06 GMT
    Eight youth organizations and charities from across the Chattahoochee Valley will be presented with donations totaling $37,000 by the 2014 Thunder in the Valley Air Show.
    Eight youth organizations and charities from across the Chattahoochee Valley will be presented with donations totaling $37,000 by the 2014 Thunder in the Valley Air Show.

    The presentation will take place during a breakfast celebration on August 4 in the main conference room of the Chattahoochee Council Boy Scouts of America. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. and the location is 1237 1st Avenue. 
  • DeKalb County police officer resigns after shooting dog

    DeKalb County police officer resigns after shooting dog

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:34:22 GMT
    A DeKalb County police officer has resigned after shooting a dog.
    A DeKalb County police officer has resigned after shooting a dog.
  • Store owner to sell out after repeated crimes

    Store owner to sell out after repeated crimes

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:37:48 GMT
    Former Dougherty County Commissioner George Brown says the latest crime problem at his National Package Store is the last straw. He plans to sell the business after 36 years on Oakridge Drive.
    Former Dougherty County Commissioner George Brown says the latest crime problem at his National Package Store is the last straw. He plans to sell the business after 36 years on Oakridge Drive.
  • Hundreds continue to battle Bacon County forest fire

    Hundreds continue to battle Bacon County forest fire

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:29:22 GMT
    More than half a dozen county fire departments are still out fighting a huge forest fire in Bacon County north of Alma in the Bennett Still area.
    More than half a dozen county fire departments are still out fighting a huge forest fire in Bacon County north of Alma in the Bennett Still area. 
  • Officials search for cause of overnight Helen St house fire

    Officials search for cause of overnight Helen St house fire

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:23:44 GMT
    An investigation is underway after an overnight fire at a home in the in 3200 block of Helen Street in Savannah.
    An investigation is underway after an overnight fire at a home in the in 3200 block of Helen Street in Savannah.
  • Statesboro man arrested on child molestation charges

    Statesboro man arrested on child molestation charges

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:53:23 GMT
    A Statesboro man was arrested Monday on several charges in connection with a relationship with a teen, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

    A Statesboro man was arrested Monday on several charges in connection with a relationship with a teen, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

  • Ft. Benning might face layoffs

    Ft. Benning might face layoffs

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:51:19 GMT
    Fort Benning could face massive layoffs in an Army draw down, according to the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce's Military Liaison Gary Allen Jones.

     
    Fort Benning could face massive layoffs in an Army draw down, according to the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce's Military Liaison Gary Allen Jones.

    If this happens, Jones said the effects could be devastating to Columbus and time is running out for the community to respond.
  • Commissioners fail to pass millage rate hike

    Commissioners fail to pass millage rate hike

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:49:39 GMT
    It could have raised $9 million in revenue for the city, but commissioners failed to approve a two mill increase in the property tax millage rate, effectively putting next year's budget process at a standstill.
    It could have raised $9 million in revenue for the city, but commissioners failed to approve a two mill increase in the property tax millage rate, effectively putting next year's budget process at a standstill.
  • Columbus law requires swimmers and boaters to wear life jacket

    Columbus law requires swimmers and boaters to wear life jacket

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:35:02 GMT
    In 2012 Columbus Consolidated Government approved an ordinance requiring anyone in or on the Chattahoochee River to wear a life jacket, but emergency officials and city officials worry that people aren't
    With two drownings this summer, the Chattahoochee River has become as much a source of recreation as regret. Columbus Consolidated Government approved an ordinance that could help keep water lovers safe. News Leader Nine's Tyrone McCoy joins us live with more details on that story.
  • Dougherty Co. teacher fights for her job

    Dougherty Co. teacher fights for her job

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:34:40 GMT
    Felicia Ezeamii, with her attorney, Charles CoxFelicia Ezeamii, with her attorney, Charles Cox
    The tribunal hearing for Felicia Ezeamii, a Merry Acres middle school teacher, is underway. Ezeamii was given a non-renewal of her contract in April. Flynn Coleman, the school system attorney, says educators
    The tribunal hearing for Felicia Ezeamii, a Merry Acres middle school teacher, is underway. She was given a non-renewal of her contract in April.
  • Stores collecting back-to-school jeans for kids in need

    Stores collecting back-to-school jeans for kids in need

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:19:01 GMT
    OshKosh B'gosh, owned by Atlanta-based Carter's Inc., launched a denim drive Tuesday to help students in need go back to school in style. The children's clothing stores are partnering with K.I.D.S./Fashion
    OshKosh B'gosh, owned by Atlanta-based Carter's Inc., launched a denim drive Tuesday to help students in need go back to school in style.
  • Valdosta Fire Department investigating overnight car fire

    Valdosta Fire Department investigating overnight car fire

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:04:04 GMT
    An overnight vehicle fire in Valdosta is being investigated as an arson. According to a report from the Valdosta Police Department Tuesday morning, police were called to Stallings Road just South of Mount Zion Church Road for a report of a vehicle on fire around 1 a.m.
    An overnight vehicle fire in Valdosta is being investigated as an arson. According to a report from the Valdosta Police Department Tuesday morning, police were called to Stallings Road just South of Mount Zion Church Road for a report of a vehicle on fire around 1 a.m.
  • Metter police seek person of interest

    Metter police seek person of interest

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:59:38 GMT
    Investigators are asking for the public's help to identify a person of interest following an armed robbery in Metter.
    Investigators are asking for the public's help to identify a person of interest following an armed robbery in Metter.
  • Pedestrian struck, accused hit-and-run driver runs away

    Pedestrian struck, accused hit-and-run driver runs away

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:08 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:08:34 GMT
    Police know the identity of a driver who hit a woman with his car then ran from the scene on foot.
    Police know the identity of a driver who hit a woman with his car then ran from the scene on foot.
  • Two injured in Atlanta drive-by shooting

    Two injured in Atlanta drive-by shooting

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:00:59 GMT
    Police are investigating an apparent drive-by shooting.
    Police are investigating an apparent drive-by shooting in northwest Atlanta that injured two men early Tuesday morning.
  • Police continue to search for suspect after barricade situation

    Police continue to search for suspect after barricade situation

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:04 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:04:34 GMT
    The search continues for a suspect after a barricaded house situation with a baby inside in Savannah.
    The search continues for a suspect after a barricaded house situation with a baby inside in Savannah. 
  • Church members watch as historic landmark demolished

    Church members watch as historic landmark demolished

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:32 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:32:49 GMT
    They may look like ordinary bricks, but people who were given bricks from a downtown Atlanta demolition site said they were part of a historic structure being torn down right before our eyes. Several
    Demolition crews are tearing down Friendship Baptist Church in the City of Atlanta to make room for the Atlanta Falcons' new stadium.
  • Maintenance worker killed in country club rollover accident

    Maintenance worker killed in country club rollover accident

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:29 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:29:25 GMT
    A maintenance worker was killed Monday at the Smoke Rise Country Club in Stone Mountain when the lawn equipment he was riding rolled on top of him, according to DeKalb County emergency personnel.
    A maintenance worker was killed Monday at the Smoke Rise Country Club in Stone Mountain when the lawn equipment he was riding rolled on top of him, according to DeKalb County emergency personnel.
  • Unemployment rate increases in Columbus Metro Area

    Unemployment rate increases in Columbus Metro Area

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:15 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:15:09 GMT
    The Columbus metro area has seen an increase in job growth but that has not stopped the unemployment rate from jumping by half a percent. The unemployment rate has increased from 8.0 percent to 8.5 percent
    The Columbus metro area has seen an increase in job growth but that has not stopped the unemployment rate from jumping by half a percent. The unemployment rate has increased from 8.0 percent to 8.5 percent over since May 2013. The same trend continues state-wide with Georgia seeing a rate hike of two-tenths of a percent.
  • Albany teen seriously injured by hit & run driver

    Albany teen seriously injured by hit & run driver

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:02 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:02:54 GMT
    Albany Police searching for hit and run driver.
    Albany Police searching for hit and run driver.
  • SCMPD responds to barricaded person on 35th Street

    SCMPD responds to barricaded person on 35th Street

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-07-29 04:25:27 GMT
    The SCMPD is currently on scene of a person barricaded in a residence in the 800 block of 35th Street in Savannah.
    The SCMPD is currently on scene of a person barricaded in a residence in the 800 block of 35th Street in Savannah.
  • New Back River Bridge on schedule to open in October

    New Back River Bridge on schedule to open in October

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:29:09 GMT
    Construction is nearly halfway finished on the new Back River Bridge linking Hutchinson Island to Jasper County.
    Construction is nearly halfway finished on the new Back River Bridge linking Hutchinson Island to Jasper County.
  • Worth Co. hosts open house

    Worth Co. hosts open house

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:24:37 GMT
    It's already back to school time for some south Georgia students. Classes start tomorrow in Worth County.On Monday afternoon, all the schools held open houses for parents and students.At Worth County elementary, families got to met the teachers and get acquainted with the school.The Principal says the staff is ready, and parents told us they appreciated the open house."We are just going to keep going strong with things that we have done in the past, we had a very successful school year last y...
    It's already back to school time for some south Georgia students. Classes start tomorrow in Worth County.On Monday afternoon, all the schools held open houses for parents and students.At Worth County elementary, families got to met the teachers and get acquainted with the school.The Principal says the staff is ready, and parents told us they appreciated the open house."We are just going to keep going strong with things that we have done in the past, we had a very successful school year last y...
  • Lee Co. Woman speaks out about scary home invasion

    Lee Co. Woman speaks out about scary home invasion

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:20:11 GMT
    A Lee County woman says she'll think twice before opening her front door after a frightening home invasion.Tonya Stewart says Friday night a group of young people rushed inside her home and beat her up.Her husband ran to help. In the meantime, her 2-year-old niece suffered a busted lip.Stewart ended up with bruises and a black eye.“I just felt like my house was in danger and my life was in danger. I felt like I was gonna be killed or someone in my house was gonna be killed. I had a little gir...
    A Lee County woman says she'll think twice before opening her front door after a frightening home invasion.Tonya Stewart says Friday night a group of young people rushed inside her home and beat her up.Her husband ran to help. In the meantime, her 2-year-old niece suffered a busted lip.Stewart ended up with bruises and a black eye.“I just felt like my house was in danger and my life was in danger. I felt like I was gonna be killed or someone in my house was gonna be killed. I had a little gir...
  • Football coaches stress hydration as South Georgia heats up

    Football coaches stress hydration as South Georgia heats up

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:12:23 GMT
    Football is an intense, and grueling collision sport, and when South Georgia heats up, practice is even more stressful on the body."We don't wanna lose a kid because of the fact they are not hydrating themselves," says Monroe Head Coach Charles Truitt.That's why coaches stress the importance of staying hydrated on and off the field."We preach when they get home at night after football practice, to hydrate themselves and then we they get up in the morning hydrate themselves," says Truitt.After...
    Football is an intense, and grueling collision sport, and when South Georgia heats up, practice is even more stressful on the body."We don't wanna lose a kid because of the fact they are not hydrating themselves," says Monroe Head Coach Charles Truitt.That's why coaches stress the importance of staying hydrated on and off the field."We preach when they get home at night after football practice, to hydrate themselves and then we they get up in the morning hydrate themselves," says Truitt.After...
  • Fire crews continue to fight forest fire in Bacon County

    Fire crews continue to fight forest fire in Bacon County

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:04:13 GMT
    Over half a dozen county fire departments continue to fight a huge forest fire in Bacon County.
    Over half a dozen county fire departments continue to fight a huge forest fire in Bacon County.
  • Doggie deception: Vague laws have some defrauding the system

    Doggie deception: Vague laws have some defrauding the system

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:00:28 GMT
    You see service dogs everywhere you go, in stores, restaurants and airports. Federal laws allow them entry to help those with physical and emotional disabilities, but some of those dogs could be imposters.
    You see service dogs everywhere. Federal laws allow them entry to help those with physical and emotional disabilities, but some of those dogs could be imposters.
  • U.S. lawmaker introduces federal medical marijuana bill

    U.S. lawmaker introduces federal medical marijuana bill

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:58:08 GMT
    Stephanie king would give anything to make life better for her daughter Emily, but so far, life has been tough.  
    A Pennsylvania lawmakers introduced a bill to legalize medical marijuana nationwide for people who suffer with debilitating seizures.
  • Leopold's gives away free ice cream for I Pledge Project

    Leopold's gives away free ice cream for I Pledge Project

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:53:38 GMT
    On Monday, Leopold's Ice Cream finished up the 2014 I Pledge Project by giving away free ice cream.
    On Monday, Leopold's Ice Cream finished up the 2014 I Pledge Project by giving away free ice cream.
  • WTOC helps raise money for Meals on Wheels

    WTOC helps raise money for Meals on Wheels

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:17:11 GMT
    Can we take your order please?
    Can we take your order please?
  • Jury selection begins for trial in salmonella outbreak

    Jury selection begins for trial in salmonella outbreak

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:14:56 GMT
     Happening today jury selection set to get underway in one of the largest food recall cases in our nation's history. It comes nearly 5 years after a deadly salmonella outbreak was linked to a south Georgia peanut manufacture.
     Happening today jury selection set to get underway in one of the largest food recall cases in our nation's history. It comes nearly 5 years after a deadly salmonella outbreak was linked to a south Georgia peanut manufacture.
  • Man charged with shooting, killing Berrien Co. puppy

    Man charged with shooting, killing Berrien Co. puppy

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:35:01 GMT
    Tommy Sellars' dogs still bark at you as you approach his driveway, only now there is one less dog since his son's nine month old blood hound was shot and killed Wednesday, July 23rd.
    Tommy Sellars' dogs still bark at you as you approach his driveway, only now there is one less dog since his son's nine month old blood hound was shot and killed Wednesday, July 23rd.
  • Alma-Bacon County Firefighters battling two separate brush fires

    Alma-Bacon County Firefighters battling two separate brush fires

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:32:12 GMT
    According to Alma-Bacon County Fire Dept. Assistant Chief Scotty Boatright, firefighters are fighting two separate brush fires in Bacon County.
    According to Alma-Bacon County Fire Dept. Assistant Chief Scotty Boatright, firefighters are fighting two separate brush fires in Bacon County.
  • Groves High School shows off transformation

    Groves High School shows off transformation

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:27:29 GMT
    Dr. Ellis Duncan, Groves High School principal, gave a presentation on Monday showcasing the school's transformation, growth and outcomes.
    Dr. Ellis Duncan, Groves High School principal, gave a presentation on Monday showcasing the school's transformation, growth and outcomes.
  • Columbus Kellogg’s plant closing at end of 2015

    Kellogg’s plant to close at end of 2015

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:14:52 GMT
    Hundreds of Kellogg's employees got a call over the weekend saying there was a meeting scheduled Monday morning, and that's when employees say they knew it was bad news. Kellogg's employees were informed
    Hundreds of Kellogg's employees got a call over the weekend saying there was a meeting scheduled Monday morning, and that's when employees say they knew it was bad news.
  • Man suffers from lacerations after boating accident on Tybee sand bar

    Man suffers from lacerations after boating accident on Tybee sand bar

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:06:47 GMT
    A person has been injured after a boating accident on Tybee Island left them with lacerations due to an encounter with boat propellers around 4:20 p.m. on Saturday, July 26th.
    A person has been injured after a boating accident on Tybee Island left them with lacerations due to an encounter with boat propellers around 4:20 p.m. on Saturday, July 26th.
  • Power outages affecting customers, traffic signals along Middleground Road

    Power outages affecting customers, traffic signals along Middleground Road

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:51:20 GMT
    Power outages have been reported in Southside Savannah along Middleground Road.
    Power outages have been reported in Southside Savannah along Middleground Road.
  • Team USA track star killed in crash

    Team USA track star killed in crash

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:38:40 GMT
    Track and field field star killed after semi slammed into a stalled car on I-75 in Cordele.
    Track and field field star killed after semi slammed into a stalled car on I-75 in Cordele.
  • Metro police investigate triple shooting on E 55th St

    Metro police investigate triple shooting on E 55th St

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:36:54 GMT
    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating a triple shooting that happened in East Savannah Sunday night and left three men injured.

    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating a triple shooting that happened in East Savannah Sunday night and left three men injured.

  • Deputies arrest 3 suspects in Augusta home burglary

    Deputies arrest 3 suspects in Augusta home burglary

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:24:02 GMT
    Three men are charged with breaking into an Augusta home and stealing electronics and other items, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. 
    Three men are charged with breaking into an Augusta home and stealing electronics and other items, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. 
  • Back to School Extravaganza hosted by Shanta Green a big success

    Back to School Extravaganza hosted by Shanta Green a big success

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:17:57 GMT
    Shanta Greene, a Savannah woman who lost her leg after a tree fell on her car has chosen to give back to the community.
    Shanta Greene, a Savannah woman who lost her leg after a tree fell on her car has chosen to give back to the community after she won a multi-million dollar settlement from the City of Savannah by hosting a Back to School Extravaganza.
  • Tybee Mayor calls for upgrades to U.S. Highway 80

    Tybee Mayor calls for upgrades to U.S. Highway 80

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:06:51 GMT
    Mayor Jason Buelterman is ready for U.S. Highway 80 to be upgraded providing relief to locals and vacationers on Tybee Island.
    Many people can instantly recollect a time when they have been stuck in traffic on U.S. Highway 80 traveling on or off Tybee Island and Mayor Jason Buelterman is ready for this road to be upgraded providing relief to locals and vacationers.
  • Swimmable Water Weekend brings people out to Savannah River

    Swimmable Water Weekend brings people out to Savannah River

    Sunday, July 27 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-27 22:44:37 GMT
    July 25-27 is International Swimmable Water Weekend, and Savannah Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatubus wanted all of the CSRA to know that. She posted a video to her Facebook page Friday challenging people to
    July 27 marks the end of International Swimmable Water Weekend, a weekend encouraging people to get out and enjoy local waterways. Even after a report released in June named the Savannah River the third most toxic in the nation, people aren't afraid to get out and enjoy the water.
  • Surveillance photos show alleged suspect in action

    Surveillance photos show alleged suspect in action

    Sunday, July 27 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:43:15 GMT
    Surveillance photos released by the Columbus Police Department show an image of an alleged suspect in two armed robberies. You can see the alleged suspect walking into the store and then pointing a silver
    Surveillance photos released by the Columbus Police Department show an image of an alleged suspect in two armed robberies.
  • Americus city council set to look at recycling again

    Americus city council set to look at recycling again

    Sunday, July 27 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-07-27 20:40:09 GMT
    Americus city leaders are proposing a new curbside recycling program that won't cost residents. It comes after lots of folks got angry when they found out items they thought were being recycled were just going to the landfill. 
    Americus city leaders are proposing a new curbside recycling program that won't cost residents. It comes after lots of folks got angry when they found out items they thought were being recycled were just going to the landfill. 
  • Complete coverage of 2014 MLB Hall of Fame

    Complete coverage of 2014 MLB Hall of Fame

    Sunday, July 27 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-07-27 19:38:24 GMT
    Five Atlanta Braves will be enshrined in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame this Sunday, while another member of the class of six has roots in Georgia.
    Five Atlanta Braves will be enshrined in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame this Sunday, while another member of the class of six has roots in Georgia.
  • Two people transferred to Phoebe after wreck

    Two people transferred to Phoebe after wreck

    Sunday, July 27 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-07-27 19:10:34 GMT
    Two people were taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial hospital after they collided on U.S. 19 northbound around 2 p.m.Dougherty County EMS and the D.C.P. responded to the crash.Police say there was just one person inside each vehicle, a silver Kia and a red Ford Van.The crash happened near Flash Foods.Copyright 2014 WALB. All rights reserved.
    Two people were taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial hospital after they collided on U.S. 19 northbound around 2 p.m.Dougherty County EMS and the D.C.P. responded to the crash.Police say there was just one person inside each vehicle, a silver Kia and a red Ford Van.The crash happened near Flash Foods.Copyright 2014 WALB. All rights reserved.
  • New State Health Information Network Activated

    New State Health Information Network Activated

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-07-27 14:32:58 GMT
    A new network to allow hospitals and doctors to access medical records is now up and running.

    A new network to allow hospitals and doctors to access medical records is now up and running.

  • Goodwill opens new donation location on Buena Vista Rd.

    Goodwill opens new donation location on Buena Vista Rd.

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-07-27 14:32:15 GMT
    Goodwill is providing another convenient way for community members to donate by opening a new donation center in the Starmount Shopping Plaza.
    Goodwill is providing another convenient way for community members to donate by opening a new donation center in the Starmount Shopping Plaza. The grand opening takes place at the new location at 2501 Buena Vista Road on Friday, July 25 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Sam Nunn Federal Center to reopen Monday

    Sam Nunn Federal Center to reopen Monday

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:42 AM EDT2014-07-27 13:42:00 GMT
    After being closed for a week due to an electrical emergency, the Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center will be back open for business Monday.
    After being closed for a week due to an electrical emergency, the Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center will be back open for business Monday.
  • Body of 14-year-old drowning victim pulled from river

    Body of 14-year-old drowning victim pulled from river

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-07-27 13:29:13 GMT
    Rescue teams are searching the Chattahoochee River near the Columbus Riverwalk after witnesses tell News Leader 9 that a young male disappeared under the water shortly before 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 26. Family
    Rescue teams have recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy who went down in the Chattahoochee River near the Columbus RiverWalk around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 26. News Leader 9's Tyrone McCoy was there and has this report.
  • 8th annual Hip Hop Summit in Columbus

    8th annual Hip Hop Summit in Columbus

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-07-27 11:11:05 GMT
    Project Rebound held its eighth annual Hip Hop Summit at the Liberty Theatre in Columbus on Saturday, July 26. The event included several activities, like a discussion on the motive behind gangster rap,
    Project Rebound held its eighth annual Hip Hop Summit at the Liberty Theatre in Columbus on Saturday, July 26. The event included several activities, like a discussion on the motive behind gangster rap,
  • Savannah Hazmat responds to Chemical Fire

    Savannah Hazmat responds to Chemical Fire

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:36 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:36:09 GMT
    Savannah Hazmat crews responded to a chemical fire at Store Room Self Storage on East President Street Friday night. A woman reported that a drum of chemicals was on fire when she went to pick up some
    Savannah Hazmat crews responded to a chemical fire at Store Room Self Storage on East President Street Friday night. A woman reported that a drum of chemicals was on fire when she went to pick up some
  • Shanta Greene giving back through back to school extravaganza

    Shanta Greene giving back through back to school extravaganza

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:31:05 GMT
    A Savannah woman who lost her leg after a tree fell on her car is now giving back to the community after she won a multi-million dollar settlement from the City of Savannah by hosting a Back to School Extravaganza.
    A Savannah woman who lost her leg after a tree fell on her car is now giving back to the community after she won a multi-million dollar settlement from the City of Savannah by hosting a Back to School Extravaganza.
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  • Junior League of Montgomery hosts grant workshop

    Junior League of Montgomery hosts grant workshop

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:42:15 GMT
    The Junior League of Montgomery, composed of nearly 800 members, held a brief grant selection workshop on Tuesday. This workshop gives grant applicants a chance to ask questions about the upcoming grant
    The Junior League of Montgomery, composed of nearly 800 members, held a brief grant selection workshop on Tuesday. This workshop gives grant applicants a chance to ask questions about the upcoming grant selection process.
  • Driver killed in Florence wreck

    Driver killed in Florence wreck

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:22:53 GMT
    One person was reported dead in a wreck on Florence Boulevard. (Source: WAFF)One person was reported dead in a wreck on Florence Boulevard. (Source: WAFF)
    One person was confirmed dead after a two car crash on Florence Boulevard Tuesday morning.
    One person was confirmed dead after a two car crash on Florence Boulevard Tuesday morning.
  • 6 new anchor stores coming to Tuscaloosa

    6 new anchor stores coming to Tuscaloosa

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:22:42 GMT
    Six anchor stores, all new to the Tuscaloosa market, are planned for the new Shoppes at Legacy Park. According to Tuesday's Tuscaloosa City Council agenda, the shopping center will include Bed Bath & Beyond,
    Six anchor stores, all new to the Tuscaloosa market, are planned for the new Shoppes at Legacy Park. According to Tuesday's Tuscaloosa City Council agenda, the shopping center will include Bed Bath & Beyond,
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