Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Tuesday, March 29, 2016:
- FITZGERALD, GA (WALB) – Seven people were charged Monday in the shooting death of a lottery winner more than two months ago
- ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Police are investigating a shooting that happened at a home on Avalon Avenue.
- VALDOSTA, GA (WCTV) – The weekend storm caused several sanitary sewer overflows in Valdosta.
- TIFTON (VALDOSTA TODAY) – Two oversized loads en route to Procter & Gamble in Albany will travel through Tifton on Tuesday, but aren’t expected to make it much farther due to the number of utility lines and the number of low lines that will have to be raised for the trucks to safely pass.
- ALBANY (ALBANY HERALD) — A man is facing multiple charges after barricading himself in a motel room early Monday, firing at least one shot and setting a fire in the room in the early hours of the day, officials from the Albany Police Department said.
- FORT RUCKER, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – Fort Rucker is among more than 600 military sites nationwide that the military is checking for possible groundwater contamination related to the use of firefighting foam.
- TROY, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – A Houston County jury awarded a $4 million verdict to a Troy woman whose father died from a fall while in the care of a Dothan long-term medical facility.
As always, you can hear these news stories and more on the Sack Lunch Show, weekdays from 10 – Noon.