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  1. Americus honors Lady Panthers with street signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | WALB-TV Albany

    The city of Americus and Sumter County unveiled several signs honoring the Americus-Sumter girls' basketball state championship today. It was the first state championship for the school since the merger.


  2. For the 21st year, Japanese students are learning about south Georgia culture.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | WALB-TV Albany

    "I don't speak English very well so I'm a little nervous but I'm going to do my very best to communicate somehow," said Okido. "It's been a whirlwind ever since we found out that we had this incredible opportunity to have students with us from Japan and especially two girls," said Japanese Delegate Host Jeff Grimm.


  3. Boys & girls club of americus/sumter 18th charity dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Former President Jimmy Carter attended tonight's 18th Annual Steak and Stake Charity Dinner to benefit Boys and Girls Club. "There are thousands of kids throughout Americus and Sumter County and pretty much all over the world.


  4. One tank trip: AmericusRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    AMERICUS, GA Are you looking for a weekend getaway to a historic hotel, maybe to learn about a new place, or take in a show? News Leader Nine hit the road with a look at how you and your family could enjoy a one tank trip to Americus. A beautiful drive in to downtown brings you to our first stop in Americus on The Windsor Hotel on West Lamar Street.


  5. Check your trees- before the storm hitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    With summer in full swing, severe storms are more likely. One EMA director reminds you to do something that could save your home.


  6. Americus man shot in face, suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Police charged De'Marion Angry with aggravated assault, reckless conduct and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.


  7. Mom continues anti-violence rally in wake of son's stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Sales-Seay, along with Laura Edwards, the founder of S.A.V.E, Standing Aganist Violent Enviroments, is organizing the second annual Action Rally to end violence in Americus Saturday. "I didn't think I would be strong enough, but I have to do something," said Valecia Sales-Seay, S.A.V.E. board member.


  8. Americus police investigate overnight shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    The man was shot once in the upper leg after giving a group of men a ride home to that street. The victim was found nearby in a grassy area off of Rucker Street.


  9. Cheap rabies shots offered in Sumter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Pet owners are getting affordable rabies shots for their animals in Americus. Vets are giving the shots at the Americus Church of Christ for $10 Tuesday night.


  10. Sumter County wants more fire helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    If you live in Sumter County and you're looking for a place to volunteer, the county fire department has a spot for you. The department is currently looking for firefighters, administrative assistants, and even people to hand out water to firefighters on site.


  11. Citizens gather to walk against domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    An Americus woman hopes to raise awareness for domestic violence, and the community is invited to join. This comes while an Americus man remains in critical condition, following a stabbing over the weekend.


  12. Sumter man killed in rural accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Sumter County Sheriff's Office says a tractor rolled over on a man in the vicinity Middle River Road, near Lane's store Road. Authorities say that 50-year-old Vernon Lockhart of Americus died at the hospital, after being pinned under the compactor in the accident in Sumter County.


  13. Juvenile with airsoft gun leads to large police responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    It's a toy that could put you and your children in real danger. Americus police have a warning for parents after responding to a call about a boy with a gun.


  14. Storm system moving through South GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    It's expected to produce moderate to heavy rainfall and gusty winds from Americus to Albany and surrounding areas before tapering off around 7 AM.


  15. Officials say they aren't worried about flooding as more rain heads to Georgia.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Officials are not expecting much flooding up US 19 in Americus with the next round of rain expected to hit on Thursday.


  16. State lawmakers wrapped up the general assemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    State lawmakers were back home Friday night after wrapping up their work for the year at the state capitol early that morning. Representative Darrel Ealum is glad lawmakers approved raises for state employees, and he says Albany State University will soon see benefits thanks to south Georgia leaders.


  17. 42-year-old Lashonda Terry was charged with one count of murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Judge George M. Peagler, Jr. did not grant a bond Thursday for Lashonda Terry, who is in jail for killing her boyfriend. He left the option open to grant bond soon, but is giving the DA more time to review the case file.


  18. Two stabbed in AmericusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Joseph White, Jr. is wanted on aggravated assault charges in the first one that happened at a boarding home on South Jackson St. "Stabbings or shootings, those are very concerning to residents here in our neighborhood and we want to do all that we possibly can to ensure to our citizens that we are actively patrolling and trying to prevent these kinds of instances from occurring," said Interim Police Chief Herman Lamar. The second incident happened just after 9:30 p.m. at Weeks Mobile Homes.


  19. Two people stabbed in AmericusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Americus Police officers are investigating two separate stabbings that happened on Sunday. The two stabbings happened Sunday night after 9:00PM.


  20. First Alert: Severe weather outbreak heads for GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Strong to severe storms are expected in parts of South Georgia overnight Tuesday into Wednesday, with a 15 percent chance of tornadoes. The greatest threat will move across the state line from Alabama around Midnight, and to Highway 19 between 3 a.m. to 5 a.m., including Albany, Americus, Leesburg, Camilla, Cairo and Cordele.


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