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Couple Sought by FBI after Violent Takeover Bank Robbery in Albany

Couple Sought by FBI after Violent Takeover Bank Robbery in Albany

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

FBI Press Release: ALBANY, GA—David J. LeValley, Special Agent in Charge (SAC), FBI Atlanta Field Office, in conjunction with Chief Michael J. Persley, Albany Police Department, request the public’s help in identifying a male and female who threatened employees and customers during a bank robbery on November 6, 2017. At about 1:30 p.m. a black […]

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Tom Joyner and Cicely Tyson Honored at 15th Uncommon Height Gala In Washington D.C.

Tom Joyner and Cicely Tyson Honored at 15th Uncommon Height Gala In Washington D.C.

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON – The 15th Uncommon Height Gala, hosted by the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) was held on November 3rd and 4th in Washington D.C.  NCNW’s premiere signature fund raising event– Hosted to honor an individual or individuals who demonstrate a lifetime of service and achievement as exemplified in the spirit and tradition […]

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Warm pattern continues for first half of the week

Warm pattern continues for first half of the week

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: Brittany Bedi |WCTV Eyewitness News  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The weekend was filled with warmth and sunshine. The new workweek will continue that pattern before some late-week changes. Morning low temperatures for Monday were in the mid 50s in most spots. Tallahassee had a low of 54 degrees. That low temperatures is four degrees […]

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Welcome to Rockville Full Lineup Announced

Welcome to Rockville Full Lineup Announced

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jacksonville, Fla. – Welcome to Rockville announced its full line-up Monday afternoon. It includes: Friday, April 27 Ozzy Osbourne Godsmack Five Finger Death Punch Halestorm The Used Parkway Drive Underoath Trivium Atreyu Power Trip Texas Hippie Coalition ’68 Palisades While She Sleeps Bad Wolves Them Evils Saturday, April 28 Avenged Sevenfold Stone Sour Breaking Benjamin […]

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Gov. Deal: Tourism had record-breaking impact last year

Gov. Deal: Tourism had record-breaking impact last year

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) – Georgia’s governor says tourism had a record-breaking economic impact of $60.8 billion statewide last year. Governor Nathan Deal spoke Thursday at the 2017 Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference on Jekyll Island. He said more than 450,000 jobs across the state were somehow tied to tourism in 2016. State Department of Economic […]

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November marks final month of hurricane season

November marks final month of hurricane season

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: Brittany Bedi | WCTV Eyewitness News  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — November marks the final month of hurricane season. So far, there have been sixteen named storms. Ten of those storms were hurricanes. There were six major hurricanes (category 3 or stronger). So far, hurricane season is tracking slightly more active than the NOAA mid-season […]

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Murder charges sought against Georgia deputies in stun gun death

Murder charges sought against Georgia deputies in stun gun death

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

(Photo: WCTV) By: Associated Press  SANDERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) – Three former sheriff’s deputies in Georgia could face charges in the July stun gun death of a 58-year-old man. Middle Georgia Judicial Circuit District Attorney Hayward Altman said Friday he will present felony murder and aggravated assault charges to a grand jury on December 19 against […]

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FEMA Application Deadline Extended

FEMA Application Deadline Extended

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Press Release: ORLANDO, Fla. – The deadline for Hurricane Irma survivors in all 48 designated Florida counties to register for FEMA individual disaster assistance has been extended to Nov. 24, 2017.   The extension agreed upon by the state and FEMA is for survivors living in disaster-designated individual assistance counties: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, […]

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AP source: Florida parting ways with McElwain after blowout

AP source: Florida parting ways with McElwain after blowout

| October 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: Associated Press  GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Florida is parting ways with coach Jim McElwain a day after a third consecutive loss and nearly a week after he said players and families had received death threats. The person says the parties are negotiating McElwain’s […]

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Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert at Civic Center sells out in minutes

Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert at Civic Center sells out in minutes

| October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: WCTV Eyewitness News TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — “Trying to Reason…”, the Florida Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert set to take place next month at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, has officially sold out. The concert will feature Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, and The Coral Reefer Band. Event organizers say tickets sold out […]

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