Dal Cannady has been WTOC's bureau chief since 1996. But he's been a reporter in southeast Georgia since 1990. Before coming to the Southeast News Leader, Dal served as anchor/news director for the CNN/Headline News affiliate in Statesboro.
"But my first job in television was at the age of nine or ten at high school football games, carrying around film reels (who remembers those?) for my uncle who was a TV news director in Albany, Georgia," he recalls. "I was paid with a bag of popcorn, a Coke and some M&Ms."
A graduate of Georgia Southern University, Dal has lived in Statesboro since 1985. A father of three children, ranging in age from toddler to teenager, Dal is active in his church and is a struggling "do-it-yourselfer" around the house.
Water surrounded several mobile homes in Morgan’s Mobile Home park in Bloomingdale after a week of heavy rain. The problem is not only the water around the homes, it’s what’s getting inside that’s forcing some from their homes.
Many farmers are starting to worry that their season could be over before it starts due to recent record-breaking temperatures with no rain in weeks, causing many to avoid planting in hopes of rainfall.
This dash cam video from Metter Police has gone viral, from our newscasts to CBS This Morning to the internet. Police in Metter say this was the first high speed chase they’ve had since changing their policy late last year.
People who work outside in the sunshine and heat of summer say hats and shades are a must this time of year. With temperatures threatening to reach 100 before we even get out of May, many worry what the summer will hold.