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Dublin hospital expanding emergency department

Four rural hospitals across the state in the past two years have shut their doors.

Youth Sky Camp returning to MGSC

Youth Sky Camp returning to MGSC

Sky Camp, a summer aviation camp for kids ages 10 to 14, is set for June 30 to July 2 at the Eastman Campus of Middle Georgia State College.

Activities will include exploring weather, history and physics as they relate to flight; aircraft maintenance, building and launching rockets and gliders; flying in an aircraft and more.

Lightning strike caught on camera in Laurens County

Erica Purvis in Laurens County sent us this incredible video of lightning striking a tree.

Ribbon cutting to celebrate Georgia Southwestern Dublin campus

Ribbon cutting to celebrate Georgia Southwestern Dublin campus

The Dublin-Laurens Chamber of Commerce holds a ribbon cutting to celebrate the Grand Opening of Georgia Southwestern State University
Shannon Perry, Director of External Programs located at  2376 Hwy 80 W Ste. 3 in Dublin.

That's on Thursday, April 17 at 11 a.m.

Tornado watch for Southeast Central Georgia

Tornado watch for Southeast Central Georgia

Parts of Central Georgia are under a tornado watch until 4 p.m.

Central Georgia is under a tornado watch until 4 p.m.

A watch means weather conditions are favorable for creating tornadoes and other severe weather. It does not mean that tornados have been reported.

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Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night

Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night

Tens of thousands without power in Central Georgia

Tens of thousands without power in Central Georgia

Tens of thousands of people are without power in Central Georgia this morning.

About 10,000 people are without power in Bibb County, 10,000 people in Baldwin County and more than 500 in Jones County, according to Georgia Power's map alone.

More than 11,000 of Washington EMC's 15,000 customers don't have power due to blown transformers and downed trees. Washington EMC services Washington, Johnson, Hancock, Baldwin, Warren, Laurens, Emanuel, Glascock, Jefferson, and Wilkinson counties.