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  1. Robert Cross Middle School ranks among 29 schools in Georgia for high test scores.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... where they live." Other schools on that list in our area include Lake Park Elementary School in Lowndes County and Baconton Community Charter School in Mitchell County.


  2. Gloria M. StudebakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    Gloria M. Studebaker, 84, of Baconton, Georgia and formerly of Wellington, passed away Friday, May 6, 2016. She was born in Wellington on June 26, 1931 to the late Myron E. and M. Alice Boise.


  3. Baconton church donates carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Baconton Church gave one of its members a surprise of a lifetime Sunday afternoon. The gift turned out to be a car.


  4. Victim identified in deadly Baconton wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | WTVM

    A driver may have been trying to beat a train when she pulled into the path of a garbage truck in Baconton, authorities said Thursday. The crash killed a passenger and left the driver, 29-year-old Florinda Vicente of Albany, with life-threatening injuries.


  5. One dead in Baconton crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Mitchell County Sheriff's Office confirmed that one person is dead after a crash on Old Highway 3 in Baconton.


  6. Albany man cited in crash that injured 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... to stop at the stop sign at Nelms Road and Radium Springs Road. Just after 6 p.m. Saturday, Alfonzo Wheeler of Baconton, driving a 2015 Chrysler, hit Moore in his 2013 Dodge when Moore did not stop. Firefighters had to cut Wheeler and his passenger ...


  7. Baconton man dies after hitting treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Firefighters credit the new jaws of life equipment they used for freeing him in time, but Butler did not survive his injuries. Firefighters say Butler's extraction was extremely difficult because he was pinned by the crushed truck, but the tools really were jaws of life.


  8. Baconton church holds clothing giveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    "We had probably six or seven hundred brand new shirts and we have brand new babies clothes, we had boxes of pampers, toys, books have been out here and we're just grateful to God that we can continue to be a blessing to the community," said Knighton.


  9. New jaws of life saves Baconton manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Baconton man is in critical condition following a car crash that happened Thursday night. 64-year old Ben Butler's truck struck a tree on Palm Avenue.


  10. FFA members donate blood in BacontonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    FFA Advisor Victoria Hill said this is a way for students to make an impact on their school and community. "We've had a big turnout," she said.


  11. Firefighters investigate Baconton fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    The owner of the home on Magnolia Lane told us she was running errands after dropping off her kids when she got a phone call letting her know her home was burning. She says she left some clothes in the dryer and a coffee pot on, but she doesn't believe either of those things caused the fire.


  12. Mitchell County home floodedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    "When the barricades where put up Mitchell County let us come around through Baconton, through the barricade there to be able to come to the house,"Jeaneen Harrell said. Thursday, she had to grab everything she could from her home and evacuate to higher ground with her husband and pets.


  13. Stolen car burns after striking treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... flames. This happened just after midnight Sunday at River Road and MLK Drive in Mitchell County. Video shot by the Baconton Fire Chief's wife, Marie Forrester, shows personnel responding to the emergency. But when they searched, there was no one in ...


  14. Assistant D.A. arrested for DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    South Georgia Judicial Circuit District Attorney Joe Mulholland says one of his assistants D.A.s will be disciplined internally, after he was arrested for DUI. The Georgia State Patrol charged Michael Bankston following an accident on US 19 in Baconton, that happened around 2:30 Wednesday morning.


  15. Baconton residents gather for concert under the starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Dozens of people in Baconton came out Sunday night for a night of music. The pastor at St. James Baptist Church puts on the event a few times throughout the year.


  16. Annual Pecan Festival kicks off in BacontonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Baconton community had a day filled with music, fun, and pecans on Saturday at the 40th Annual Pecan Festival. "I mean I see all my friends I haven't seen in a while.


  17. Ilse Elsa Banzhaf ShiverRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2015 | The Albany Herald

    Ilse Elsa Banzhaf Shiver, 83, of Baconton died Friday, November 20, 2015 at Mitchell Count Convalescent Center in Camilla.


  18. Pleasant Grove's annual Camp Meeting draws hundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    ... this year's Camp Meeting were First Zion Baptist Church, Riceboro; St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, Hinesville; Baconton Missionary Baptist Church, Allenhurst; Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, St. Thomas African Methodist Episcopal Church ...


  19. Severe thunderstorm warning for Southwest GA countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... from is expected to affect roofs and trees in the noted areas. Locations at risk include Putney, Sylvester, Albany, Baconton, Poulan, Marine Corps Logistics Base, Sumner, Isabella, Crestwood, Sylvester Airport, Lester, Livingston, Acree, Pecan City, ...


  20. Top-ranked Baconton Charter hopes to make run at state tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | The Albany Herald

    Since that two-and-out trip three years ago, the senior group has helped Baconton raise a region title banner two straight seasons and the blue "back-to-back" region championship sign when you enter the Baconton softball complex is a symbol of pride.


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