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  1. Leaders say they would have $17 million to use for road projects across the countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | WALB-TV Albany

    City and county leaders in Lee County decided to add Transportation-Special Local Option Sales Tax to their ballot for November. Friday morning, the Lee Co.


  2. APD: Albany man shot himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | WALB-TV Albany

    It happened on the 300 block of South Mock Road at the Hidden Oaks Apartments around 11:00 Thursday night. Two employees and a child were held at gunpoint as a man robbed a Moultrie Advance Auto Parts store last week.


  3. Residents are angry about the possible solar panels in Leesburg.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | WALB-TV Albany

    Dozens of Leesburg residents came out to the meeting to say they are angry about the possible solar panel array that could be built in the city. "Why can't we put this out in the county somewhere? Away from these folks, away from the kids," said Diana Helton, a Leesburg resident.


  4. 90Works plans collaborative effort to help end veteran homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | WALB-TV Albany

    Organizers with one local non-profit said homeless veterans have become a growing issue in our country and its happening right here in our backyards. The Florida-based organization 90Works said the number of homeless veterans they've seen since last October has risen drastically.


  5. More arrests made in Dougherty and Lee County entering autos spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Timothy Williams and Jacob Wooley are behind bars, facing multiple entering auto charges in Albany, Dougherty County, Leesburg and Lee County. The two have also been connected to at least six break-ins in Northwest Albany's Wexford Drive and Doublegate Drive area.


  6. Renovations to the old Leesburg Train Depot are nearly completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    "We do have the chamber of commerce that moved in, but we still have a number of things that we need to complete as far as the furnishings go and that type of thing," said Alexander. Alexander said that getting to this point wasn't easy.


  7. Police: Leesburg death could have been caused by drug overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Police in Leesburg said they believe a woman's death on Wednesday could have been caused by a drug overdose. On Thursday, investigators said that they are now waiting on a toxicology report from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Crime Lab.


  8. Ken Hodges held a press conference on Monday ahead of Tuesday's election.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Former Dougherty District Attorney and Albany native Ken Hodges received the endorsement of a number of South Georgia law enforcement officials Monday. "I want to take a minute to honor one of our law enforcement officers that we just lost, Chief Charles Moore, a good friend, the former chief of Leesburg.


  9. Crews have responded to an accident in Leesburg.Read the original story

    May 9, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    A medical evacuation helicopter is on its way to a crash at the corner of US-19 and GA-32 in Leesburg.


  10. Community members mourn loss of former Columbus Tax CommissionerRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    An organization is working to help burn victims recover. For 35 years, Fire departments across the state have been putting on events to raise money for the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation.


  11. People enjoyed music and walked away with auction items Saturday. (Source: WALBRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Dozens of people gathered in Leesburg Saturday night to help raise money for Saint Teresa's Catholic School in Albany. An Albany city commissioner is calling for neighborhoods to come together to eliminate crime.


  12. Code enforcement officer sorts pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Lee County Sheriff's Office along with Lee County Marshal's Office partnered to safely dispose of the pills a few times a year. Tuesday was National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.


  13. Chehaw Native American massacre happened 200 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Historians say the Chehaw Native Americans were a friendly agriculture creek tribe that lived in South Georgia, who helped the early settlers that moved to Albany. Unfortunately, due to some miscommunication and hatred by the Georgia militia, the tribe was wrongfully murdered on April 23, 1818.


  14. Leesburg/ Lee County proposed recreation complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Leesburg City Manager Bob Alexander said Lee County leaders will purchase the land for $700,000 within the next month. He said once that's done, it's on to the next phase.


  15. Lee Co. schools to have heightened security FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    The school system emailed parents Thursday night saying leaders are aware of the post and are taking precautions to keep students safe. The email to parents did not specify which school was under threat, but many parents emailed WALB News 10 saying Lee County Middle School West was the school.


  16. Chief Charles Moore with police, citizens at Hardee's Tuesday morning.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    People flocked to the Hardee's on U.S. 19 in downtown Leesburg beginning at 7 a.m. until Chief Moore exited early for court duties. Despite a diagnosis of late-stage cancer, his third bout with the disease, Chief Moore has continued to work steadily.


  17. Leesburg aims to redefine downtown and establish a Depot Overlay DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    With construction on the train depot and welcome center soon to be completed, Lee County officials have more plans to restore and preserve downtown Leesburg. With agriculture and tourism being the top industries in Georgia, Rozanne Braswell with Lee County said it was a no-brainer putting the two together.


  18. Leesburg Stockade Women aiming to make an impact on South GA's youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    A group of women who were taken at a young age and held captive during the civil rights movement is telling its story that has been kept silent for 55 years, hoping to leave an impact on Southwest Georgia. Organizer and stockade woman Dr. Shirley Reese said this will be a celebration.


  19. GA Department of Corrections to host job fair in LeesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Attendees are asked to bring a current driver's license, social security card, high school diploma or GED, and workout clothes. That job fair will be held on Thursday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Troy University at 1579 US-19 in Leesburg.


  20. VIDEO: Meet the 2018 Savannah St. Patrick's Day Grand MarshalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    A South Georgia community is helping one of its leaders fight the battle of a lifetime. Leesburg Police Chief Charles Moore is fighting cancer.


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