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  1. Aid given in SWGA counties following Hurricane MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | WALB-TV Albany

    On Friday, the National Guard will be at the Oakland Library, 445 Oakland Parkway, to distribute ice, water and tarps.

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  2. Shelters open ahead of Hurricane MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | WALB-TV Albany

    Ahead of the storm, several locations in Southwest Georgia have announced the opening of shelters in the area for those who need a safe place to go during the storm. For those that need transportation to a shelter in Dougherty County, call the Dougherty County Emergency Management Agency at 431-2155.

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  3. Heart of South Georgia concert brings out thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | WALB-TV Albany

    Thousands of people turned out Wednesday night to see several South Georgia natives perform at the Heart of South Georgia benefit concert. Leesburg's Luke Bryan, Bronwood's Cole Swindell, and Leesburg's Phillip Phillips, The Peach Pickers and DJ Rock performed at the Exchange Club Fairgrounds.

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  4. Leesburg downtown revitalization continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    If you've gone through Leesburg lately, you've likely seen crews hard at work on several store fronts along Walnut Avenue South. "We had always talked about this building, but always looked at it and could never get in touch with the owners," said The Warehouse Owner Pam Rogers.

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  5. The Lee Co. School System is asking for a millage increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Lee County School System Superintendent Dr. Jason Miller said along with increasing insurance and retirement fund costs, the division needs to invest in more security at schools. "A high school our size typically has three SRO just for that one school.

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  6. Dr. Phillips head coach Rodney Wells and Lee County's Dean FabrizioRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    The next stop on Lee County's State title defense come against a peer, that's not from around here. The Trojans are hosting Dr. Phillips out of Florida.

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  7. Former captain, now chief, Christopher Prokesh, grew up in Lee County.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Prokesh said his knowledge of the community will help him fill the position. He has 26 years experience in law enforcement, 21 of those with the Leesburg Police Department.

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  8. A 100 acre recreation complex is soon coming to Leesburg.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Lee County Commission reached an agreement Tuesday night with the City of Leesburg to purchase the land for $200,000. Commissioners said they don't know exactly what type of complex they are planning to build but probably something in conjunction with the river like a kayak dock and a multi-purpose facility.

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  9. More than 6,500 students return to school in Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    School Superintendent Jason Miller said going into this school year, they want to make sure schools are as safe as possible. Miller said there are two additional resource officers, one for each middle school.

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  10. Terry Wills' favorite hat that he wore almost everyday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Friends and family gathered together on Thursday to mourn the loss of Terry Wills, III, while people in the community of Lee County asked how they can help his family in this tragic time. Some of Terry's closest friends returned to the creek Thursday at the spot where Terry drowned.

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

    Jul 6, 2018 | 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.

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

    Jul 6, 2018 | 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.

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

    Jul 5, 2018 | 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.

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  14. 90Works plans collaborative effort to help end veteran homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | 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.

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  15. 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.

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  16. 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.

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  17. 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.

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  18. 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.

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  19. 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.

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  20. 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.

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