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  1. Dead MO suspect used his girlfriend as shield during police shooting; Woman being chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WALB-TV Albany

    Blake Fitzgerald, 31, and Brittany Harper, 31, gained notoriety as a modern day Bonnie and Clyde with their alleged kidnapping of a hotel clerk at a Microtel Inn and Suites in Tuscaloosa on Sunday. Blake Fitzgerald, 31, and Brittany Harper, 31, gained notoriety as a modern day Bonnie and Clyde with their alleged kidnapping of a hotel clerk at a Microtel Inn and Suites in Tuscaloosa on Sunday.

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  2. WALB Most Wanted suspect captured in FitzgeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WALB-TV Albany

    Fitzgerald Police were looking for Jordan and 25-year-old Cornelius "Don Don" Smith in connection to a December shooting that wounded a man. Chief Bill Smallwood said tips about Jordan's whereabouts started coming in immediately and thanked the community for their help.

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  3. FBI: MO fugitives last seen crossing from FL to south AL on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WALB-TV Albany

    Surveillance video of kidnapping suspect Blake Fitzgerald and victim Kyle Dease at the Microtel in Tuscaloosa. Source: Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit Tuscaloosa County authorities released new surveillance video showing a clerk being kidnapped at the Microtel in Tuscaloosa on Sunday, Jan. 31. Tuscaloosa County authorities released new surveillance video showing a clerk being kidnapped at the Microtel in Tuscaloosa on Sunday, Jan. 31. Georgia authorities are investigating a robbery and kidnapping case involving the Missouri couple suspected of crimes in three Alabama cities.

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  4. Visitation today for slain lotto winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | WALB-TV Albany

    Craigory Burch, Jr., 20, was shot to death last Thursday when three robbers broke in his Ben Hill County home demanding money.

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  5. Recent lottery winner murdered in FitzgeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Fitzgerald man who recently won a nearly half-million dollar Georgia lottery jackpot was murdered overnight Thursday during a home invasion robbery. Friends of Burch tell WALB that the forklift operator had recently used some of his winnings to buy Christmas presents for people in need.

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    Dec 7, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Two South Georgia high school rivals are cheering for each other after both teams made it to the state championship. The Irwin County Indians and the Fitzgerald Purple Hurricanes have punched their tickets to the Georgia Dome, but won't play each other.

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  7. Hot air balloons highlight Fitzgerald festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    The city of Fitzgerald, Georgia is celebrating a legacy of unity and diversity at the Harmony Jubilee at Paulk Park Campground through this weekend. One of the highlights of the festival is hot air balloon rides available to the public.

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  8. Sheriff's office shaves heads to support cancer patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    When a family member of a Ben Hill County Sheriff's employee started losing her hair because of chemo treatments, folks in the department decided they would lose their hair too, in support. Major Jeffery Dobbins shaved his head in support of his wife Wednesday, starting a trend that has spread across South Georgia.

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  9. Leaders clarify Fitzgerald sidewalk ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    After much confusion with a sidewalk ordinance in Fitzgerald, local business leaders got together to explain the ordinance. The Fitzgerald Ben Hill County Chamber of Commerce, along with the Colony Business Association, got together to explain the ordinance to businesses on Thursday.

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  10. Man shot six times in home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Fitzgerald man continues to recover at a Macon hospital after he was shot six times during a home invasion Friday. Ben Hill County Sheriff Bobby McLemore says Cedric Kind was the only of four people in the house who was shot.

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    Oct 2, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Deputies, police officers, and firefighters from Irwin and Ben Hill counties got free barbecue at the Eco ballroom in Fitzgerald.

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  12. Fitzgerald hibachi restaurant reopens 3 weeks after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Hibachi Buffet on Ocilla Highway caught fire on Aug. 24 when a grease fire spread after a fryer was left on.

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  13. Fitzgerald woman arrested for husband's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Melissa Kay Stuckert is in the Ben Hill County jail, in connection with the death of her husband, who died in December of 2013. Police say that he suffered from medical conditions that left him unable to take care of himself. 2 comments

  14. I am a warrior concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Sons of James Dean, J.T. & The Yoyo's, Euforuria & Nation will be performing at the Irwin County High Auditorium starting at 7PM. Advanced tickets are $5.00 $7.50 at the door.

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  15. Police want help to find missing pastorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Bruce Vinson Jenkins, 65, was last seen at Zion Wall Church in Nashville, GA on Monday around 7:30 p.m. Jenkins has been a pastor of Zion Wall Church for the past 20 years, and officials said he walked in and suddenly resigned on Monday. Anyone with information his location is asked to call Fitzgerald Police at 229-426-5000, Ben-Hill County 911 at 229-426-5111, or Det.

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