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  1. Valdosta woman faces 71 charges of fraud, forgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    A Valdosta woman is facing over 70 felony charges after being accused of turning in timesheets for work she didn't do. An investigation began when a manager at Nurse Spring, a company that provides nurses and assistants to medical facilities, contacted the Tallahassee Police Department.

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  2. Amber Alert issued for missing Haywood County girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WALB-TV Albany

    Heather Cochran, 31, is 5'4 and weighs about 120 pounds. She has brown hair and green eyes and has the word 'Faith' tatooed on her neck.

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  3. Review of Valdosta curfew ordinance rescheduled for OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WALB-TV Albany

    Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress said that the extra time has given him a chance to reach common ground with the city manager. The new proposal has a first offense warning, and in the event of a second offense, the parents and children would take a class.

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  4. Folks in Valdosta can now receive free therapy provided by VSU grad students.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WALB-TV Albany

    The Valdosta community will now be able to take advantage of free services provided by grad students at Valdosta State University. VSU's Family Works is now offering a walk-in therapy clinic where students and community members can see a therapist.

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  5. Valdosta-Lowndes Co. Development Authority earns top honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority has been named one of the Top 25 Economic Development Organizations in North America by the Community Systems Company. Marketing and Research Manager Meghan Barwick said that VLCDA's website focuses on work-force, industrial parks, businesses looking to relocate or expand and even quality of life.

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  6. GA Search and Rescue team deploys to Camden Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | WALB-TV Albany

    Georgia Search and Rescue Task Force Two was requested by GEMA to go to the coast to help with search and rescue missions after Tropical Storm Irma. "We're blessed to be a part of a community such as Valdosta and Lowndes County, where we all came together.

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  7. Lowndes Co. wades through Irma damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | WALB-TV Albany

    Lowndes County and Valdosta have made significant progress in restoring power and clearing the streets, after painful punch from Irma. Although some areas are still without power, Public Information Officer Paige Dukes said all power should be restored by the end of the week.

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  8. Murder conviction upheld for Lowndes illegal alien killerRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Lowndes County murder case that sat cold for eight years ended with a conviction, and that conviction was upheld by the Georgia Supreme Court Tuesday. Maurilio Martinez, a migrant worker was convicted of raping and killing a Kentucky woman, Joy Morris, who was found dead in her car behind a Lake Park motel November 1, 2002.

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  9. After Irma, Florida's evacuees contemplate return tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | WALB-TV Albany

    French President Emmanuel Macron visits Tuesday St. Martin and St. Barts after the French Caribbean islands were hammered by Hurricane Irma. French President Emmanuel Macron visits Tuesday St. Martin and St. Barts after the French Caribbean islands were hammered by Hurricane Irma.

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  10. After Irma, Florida's mass exodus contemplates return tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | WALB-TV Albany

    Thanks to reconnaissance by a neighbor who stayed behind, Pam Szymanksi knows Hurricane Irma blew out the living room window of her southwest Florida home, but she isn't sure when she'll get to see the damage for herself. "All I know is we have to check out of here tomorrow, because they're booked," she said Monday, sitting in the lobby of a downtown Atlanta hotel where she arrived with her mother, two children and two dogs.

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  11. Over 100,000 without power in southern GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | WALB-TV Albany

    As Hurricane Irma continues to churn its way through Florida and into Georgia, tens of thousands of Georgia Power customers are without service across the state. The hardest hit areas are in southeast Georgia, with over 65,000 customers offline near Brunswick and another 28,000 without service in Savannah.

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  12. Florida cars parked outside hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | WALB-TV Albany

    He first tried to stay in Valdosta and Tallahassee, but then booked his room at the Country Inn and Suites in Albany Tuesday. "Well, I feel sorry for the poor people that got hit really hard and are going to get hit really hard.

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  13. First Alert: The latest updates on Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | WALB-TV Albany

    Ahead of the storm, our First Alert Meteorologists Chris Zelman, Andrew Gorton and Ryan Wichman are answering some of the questions you've been asking. Irma is a near Fort Myers as a Category 2 Hurricane with sustained wind speeds of 105 MPH.

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  14. Lowndes Co. officials issue voluntary evacuationRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 9 | WALB-TV Albany

    Officials said that anyone concerned with staying in Lowndes County as Hurricane Irma heads towards Southwest Georgia is encouraged to evacuate the area. Window for Tropical Storm force winds: early Monday morning until early Tuesday morning.The current threat to life and property is high.

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  15. News to know for FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | WALB-TV Albany

    This Sept. 6, 2017 photo shows storm damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in St. Martin.

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  16. Tykeem Wallace returning a kickoff for a TDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | WALB-TV Albany

    Monroe got off to a fast start at home opening up with a 13-0 lead, but Thomas County Central would have the last laugh at Hugh Mills Stadium. It was the 15th straight win for TCC over Monroe in the all-time series and it snapped a 2-game skid for Bill shaver's crew.

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  17. Tybee Island residents to begin evacuations at 8 a.m. on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | WALB-TV Albany

    Hurricane Irma is pounding closer to the U.S. and Georgia is expected to experience high winds and heavy rain. In response to that, Georgia Power is monitoring the storm and offers tips for its customers.

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  18. Valdosta, Lowndes Co. officials to announce emergency plans ahead of IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | WALB-TV Albany

    Representatives from Valdosta and Lowndes County are coming together to enact all emergency ordinances ahead of Hurricane Irma.

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  19. Generators are all sold out at Lowe's in Valdosta.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Walmart on Norman Road and Inner Perimeter Road and the Lowes on Saint Augustine Road are completely out of water. Lowe's Store Manager Joe Clements said that a shipment of 100 generators came in Wednesday morning and all of them were gone within an hour.

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  20. Hotels in Valosta are all sold out.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | WALB-TV Albany

    When the hotel was asked how long people were planning on staying there, Holiday Inn said it was sold out until September 16. "We had people sleeping here in the lobby, we had people sleeping in their car and I mean what do we do if it's during a hurricane? We can't force them to leave," said Copeland. "We would never do that, we would never do that."

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