Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, January 17, 2017:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – A Nissan Altima was involved in a single car accident on Shotwell Street in front of Winn Dixie Monday afternoon, which resulted in the car flipping over in the right hand lane.
- ALBANY, GA (ALBANY HERALD) — For the first time since just after Thanksgiving, U.S. gas prices are nudging down. Experts, however, say the market will head back up as summer driving season nears and gas blends are changed for warmer weather.
- ALBANY, GA (WALB) – After nearly a month off, Dougherty County students will return to class Tuesday morning.
- ALBANY, GA (WALB) – An Albany man who survived World War II is nearly speechless about the way the community has helped him after the storm.
- VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) – It may only be January, but folks at Wild Adventures are preparing the park for warmer weather.
- DOTHAN, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – A man was shot and killed Monday evening at a Third Avenue convenience store.
- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Officials say the number of human trafficking cases have increased more than 50 percent in the state from the previous year
- TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) – A Tallahassee entrepreneur lost his entire business in a fire early Thursday morning, but he’s staying positive as he figures out how to rebuild.
As always, you can hear these news stories and more on the Sack Lunch Show, weekdays from 10 – Noon.