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WALB News 10 Archives August, 2010

Sunday 8/1/2010
Back-To-School Bash for foster children

Midnight Madness hits high school football in south Georgia

Motorcycle club gives back

One arrested in back-to-school brawl downtown

Police search for hit-and-run suspect

Ruff Riders win two titles at U.S. Junior Olympics

Smart styles for back-to-school

Tornadoes ready to reload in 2010

Tractor-trailer overturns on Leary road


Monday 8/2/2010

19 South GA Sheriffs endorse Roy Barnes

AL toddler found dead in hot car

APD makes arrest in downtown gunfire

CRCT testing update

Early voting begins for runoffs

FCC rulings: Satellite importation of distant network stations

Fitzgerald club owner arrested on drug charges

Fitzgerald Police need help catching burglary suspects

Florida man killed in one-car crash

From death comes life

Funding available for some expecting mothers

Heat advisories spoil practice for musicians, athletes

Help students start the school year prepared

Hodges campaigns, fund raises in Albany

Homerville Police gears up for National Night Out

HOPE scholarship budget cuts

In the sun? Then you're HOT

KFC robbed by person wearing winter coat

Killing of woman investigated in Columbus, Ga.

Lee Co. readies for National Night Out

Lee County revokes bond for Jordan Harris

Man arrested after hostages held in Macon home

Man killed in Lowndes Co. wreck
'Mister Chairman' seriously ill

One Jackpot Winner

Phoebe to demolish buildings

Police charge son in father's death

Police seek lottery bandits

Police: Wendy's robber complains about skimpy haul

Sallas Mahone teachers welcomed back Hollywood-style

Slow down for kids or get a ticket

Storms rip through Valdosta

Thomasville schools will see big changes this year

Uh-Oh! UGA is #1 again...

Westover receives big honor

What transportation projects matter to you?






Tuesday 8/3/2010

Albany gang shootout trial goes to jury

Ankle monitors are useful to courts

Burglary victim didn't mean to shoot girl

Car flips; woman and child sent to hospital

Car hits bike; motorcyclist walks away

Child goes missing after taking out trash

City moving forward against Heritage House

Congressman tours south Georgia businesses

Deal, Handel split on federal education money

Dine out for a cause, Tonight!

Dougherty County family loses home in fire

Elderly businesswoman kidnapped from store and raped

Five selected for Albany State Hall of Fame

Five to interview for Downtown Manager

Houston appointed to family violence commission

Hundreds show up for Southeast Bioenergy Conference

It's cool after school

Keep your tires in top shape

Lee Co. holds court arraignments

Man shoots, kills self outside restaurant

Murder prompts neighbors to form "Stop the Violence" campaign

National Night Out draws big crowd

New Patriots coach ready to run the football

Rams report for important fall camp

Rosen: State Theater is a good venue

Search resumes for teen missing in Savannah River

Students help keep Albany beautiful

Teen driver dies in tree collision

Troopers investigate fatal crash on Highway 31 in Pearson

Tville church hands out free food

Two arrested on drug charges in Norman Park

Why are kids roaming late at night?



Wednesday 8/4/2010
13-year-old driver killed in joy ride

Albany gets Local HD from DIRECTV

Albany skate park closed; expected to reopen

AP Exclusive: USDA racial flap reconstructed

Authorities make 40,000-pill Ecstasy seizure

Bernice King breaks silence, asks SCLC to end rift

Black members of tea party dispute racist claims

BREAKING NEWS: Two dead in Grady County

Carver Pool shooting verdict: Guilty

Columbus Police bust another suspected prostitute using Internet

Cyclists versus Drivers

D. A. to make changes to electronic monitoring

DCSS to do away with first, second grade CRCT's

Deal receives endorsements at Albany news conference

Deal's supporters call him 'the best chance'

Habitat builds in Valdosta

Handel greets Albany supporters

HeritageBank growing when other banks are failing

High-speed Internet coming to rural areas

Historic downtown building needs millions to renovate

Hope For Hunter

Inmate convicted of prisoner's death

Jury convicts gang members

Lee County looking to take next step

Murder tip reward increases

Phoebe announces projects for new fiscal year

Posey wins rookie of the month honor

River Pointe's Skinner tunes for PGA Championship

South Georgia grass disease on rise because of heat stress

Summer heat creates a pesky problem

Truck strikes cyclist

Tville police increase reward in murder case

Tville's Lapham-Patterson house in national contest

UGA's Anderson excited about move to nose tackle

Unemployed GA woman turns to billboards

USDA officers investigate "illegally moved" citrus in Ocilla




Thursday 8/5/2010
Albany stores outraged by smash-and-grabbers

Albany Tech transitions to semesters

Alcan Cable to close Oregon plant, cutting 78 jobs

APD investigates another smash-and-grab

Atlanta hotels close amid tough market

Authorities searching for missing helicopter

BP letter urges support for local stations

Budget crisis will hurt UGA's Tifton Campus

Cars jump tracks in Valdosta

Community stunned after murder-suicide

DeKalb Co. schools face accreditation questions

First full practice for new Ga. State program

Five indicted for Albany gang crimes

GA to receive $13 million for rural broadband

Gang Graffiti wiped out by youth group

Gulf seafood sales look good in GA

HOPE Scholarship could become need-based

Lee Co. travels to see Buster play

Leesburg's Posey is the talk of the majors

Life after college

Massage isn't just a luxury

Nathan Deal visits the Rose City

New school takes its first class of students

Ocilla police search for person of interest in stolen check case

Police dog succumbs during chase

Police: man hit by truck was handcuffed, ran

Raided Albany store owners settle civil complaint

Rams QB battle has new contenders

Republican headquarters opens in Tville

School lunches will get healthier

Seven siblings watch dad kill wife then himself

Smash & Grab

Smash and grab at another Albany gas station

Study: Heavy backpacks related to spine problems

SW GA has a crime lab again




Friday 8/6/2010

Al Crace will lead Lee County

Albany driver wins another AMS Thursday Thunder title

Albany NAACP chapter marks Voting Rights Act

Albany Skydiver sets World Parachuting Record

Armed robber sentenced to 20 years behind bars

ASU to kick off new academic year Monday

Bearcats reloading veer offense

Ben Hill Co. Sheriff starts "Operation Rumor"

Braves' Ross not surprised by Posey success

Bustermania continues in Lee County

Dozens new Southwest Georgia families to homeschool

Early voting for runoffs comes to an end

Food for Thought - Restaurant inspections – July 31 – Aug. 6, 2010

Georgia #1 for black-owned businesses

Hot days have some benefits

Lowndes man says cougars are on the prowl

Man shot dead in Tifton Identified

Murder suspect on the run

New cocaine rules approved

New Publix will soon open

State Revenue Department seizes dealership

Tville's First Fridays help boost small business

Valdosta man dies in Florida crash

Water Restrictions change, again

What are the current water restrictions?

Worth County hosts National Night Out

Wreck survivor gets a new start



Saturday 8/7/2010

Albany armed robbery and stabbing

Albany woman struck by lightning

Blazers arrive for fall camp

Gamble off to great start in UGA camp

Murder suspect behind bars

Shadowlawn's clean-up effort

Sherwood Christian facing big challenges this season

Store owner dies a month after armed robbery

Teen charged in Winn Dixie armed robbery

Woman dies in Crisp Co. car wreck



Sunday 8/8/2010

Burglary victim will mentor suspects

Commission Chairman remembers shooting victim

ENERGY STAR rebate funds almost gone

Lowndes rebuilding both lines

Two people pulled from swimming pool unresponsive

Two teens in critical condition after pool rescue

Two teens killed in triple fatal



Monday 8/9/2010
APD issues citations in hit-and-run

ASU readies for new semester

Athens medical college campus to open doors Monday

Bainbridge teacher killed in car accident

Bainbridge teacher killed in wreck

Bishop tees off reelection campaign

Blazers looking for consistent QB

Charges to upgrade to murder following store owner death

Civilian marines deploy to Middle East

Deal swoops into Albany

Dougherty Co. homeowners may get a break on flood insurance

Firefighters battle blaze near Club River

Former Lady Blue Devil signs to play basketball

Get a mammogram and massage after work in Tifton

GSP says speed a major factor in fatal Lee Co. crash

Help for small businesses

Herby Wells' killer sentenced

Murder charge to be brought in Phelps case

Nearly-drowned boys still critical

No dog tethers in Decatur Co.

Place for Hope for homeless

Poll: Handel leads Deal in GOP runoff race

Run-off elections on Tuesday

School board discusses CRCT; approves facilities plan

Sign-ups underway for youth football/cheerleading

Skinner ready for 2nd trip to PGA Championship

South Albany man robbed at gunpoint

Thomas County "Citizen's Academy" kicks off soon

Thomas men arrested for 'fake' crack

Tifton hospital gets you off the couch

Vinson supporters want a memorial

Wildcats have new coach and new attitude




Tuesday 8/10/2010
13-year-old dies after pool incident

A day at the pool can turn deadly


APD gives senior citizens crime prevention tips

APD officer shooting ruled justified

Back to School giveaways come at good time

Blue Devils rely on defense this season

Boyd Bros. assets auctioned

Chambliss: Federal government "abdicated" responsibility

Darton baseball names assistant coach

District Attorney: Family Dollar shooting justified

Gwinnett County, Ga. police find body in car trunk

Lackluster turnout at Albany polls for runoff election

Lee Co. to present PRIDE

Lee soccer team wins national title

Leesburg organizes to fight crime

Leesburg Police need community's help

Moultrie Police arrest two on drug charges

No winner yet in GOP Governor's runoff

Older worker/employer selected

Peanut industry ramping up food safety efforts

Poll officials find ways to keep busy despite low turnout

Principal robbed on first day of school

Puppy trains to become a Patriot Service Dog

Small morning crowds for Georgia Primary Runoff


Soldier facing child molestation charge

Some South GA crops suffering in heat

Used book store aims to save students money

Valdosta police search for a killer




Wednesday 8/11/2010
12% of Georgia voters decide runoff races

A mother's march against violence

Arrest made in Hit-and-run


ASU athlete homeless after losing scholarship

Attorney charged with forging signatures

Car crashes through Albany house

Deal or No Deal? That's still the question


Dozens attend Albany businessman's funeral

Free eye exams, eyewear for Albany residents in need

Georgia dog receives stem cell therapy

GSW Nursing School awarded two new grants

Helicopter called to hunt prowlers

Housing prices continue to fall

Knights still have talent for another title run

Lee Co. authorities look for men

Lee Co. Library over budget

Man arrested for taking nude pictures in tanning salon

Man kicks out window in deputy's car

Manhunt in Lee County

Metal theft suspect sought

More cuts could come for Georgia colleges

Prayer changes things


Regional transportation plan in the spotlight

Second teen brother dies

Still hope for an above average peanut crop despite weather

Thomas Co. prepares for heavy rains

Tifton police investigate two shootings

Vehicle smashes into Albany house

Viewer wants to help Kenyan dismissed by ASU

Walden Kirkland partners with Coldwell Banker





Thursday 8/12/2010
Ankle monitor changes made in Lee Co.

Bainbridge infielder signs with Brewton-Parker

Baker Co. schools in financial crisis

Businesses meet at MCLB

Construction at Phoebe Sumter continues


Dougherty storm preps continue

Fall Semester Classes Begin Monday at ABAC

Fatal crash on I-75 in Tift County

Free eye exams for 100

Ga. detective triggers Ariz. child porn arrest

GBI releases letter in missing Ga. woman case

Governor touts job creation despite high unemployment

Harvest Temple sponsors 'Collaborate 2010'


Henry says be confident

Hooters of Albany burglarized

If rain comes, it will be welcome

Kemp gearing up for November

Lane Closure on Valdosta's Bemiss Road

Man arrested at Atlanta airport in stabbing spree

More families face homelessness than ever before

Motorcycle/truck crash on County Line Rd.

Rebuilding time in Fitzgerald

State Rep says Deal will be a touch challenger

Sumter County Schools hand out water to bus riders


Suspect in Mich., VA. stabbings nabbed in Atlanta

Two Lee teens charged after Wednesday's manhunt

Valdosta police make murder arrest

Woman who had unnecessary mastectomy gets $198,000

You can help with expenses for drowning victims

Young Lee softball team eyeing return to Columbus





Friday 8/13/2010
After 60 years John Porter still loves his job


APD cruisers collide

Biker injured in Acree wreck

Cairo looks to get back on top

Chambliss speaks on tax cuts due to expire

Community rallies around cancer patient

Consignment sales more popular than ever

Court of Appeals candidate visits Albany

Darton College signs big center

Does Acree need a traffic light?

Does Friday the 13th concern you?

Early Co. home to largest organic farm in Ga.

Emory Center awards South Georgia health grants

Food for Thought - Restaurant inspections – Aug 6 - Aug 13, 2010

Freshmen move in at ASU

FSU players respect Jimbo

Heat impacts golf courses

Homeowner escapes house fire

Kessler promoted to Major General

New Heritage Branch to break ground

New school chief takes the bus with students

Police catch armed robbery, car jacking suspects

Pool builder office held up


Quite a show in the night sky

Roy Barnes visits Irwin County

School resource officers cut from Tville city schools

Shayne Wright

Support your favorite school sports

Suspect convicted in a double murder

Suspect swallows crack, rams officers' car

Swine flu pandemic over

UGA professor to study effects of oil on plants




Saturday 8/14/2010
College students contribute to economy

Community Builders fight crime

Darton College soccer preview

Four gunmen escape with cash

Turner County preview


Sunday 8/15/2010
Lee County stand-off ends with no injuries

Deputies seize thousands in interstate drug bust

Friendship Baptist Church Back2School drive

Pelham set for another playoff push

Three men were shot at Sunday

TN man dies in I-75 crash

Valdosta police arrest shooting suspect






Monday 8/16/2010

‘Bandana Bandit' pleads to all charges

Albany airport maintenance supervisor arrested for theft

Albany man robs his own Grandfather

Baconton starts a new era

Berrien Chamber launches business improvement grant

Bikers, deacon agree on Acree intersection

Blazers wait on news for QB Callaway

Century of history lost in Emanuel Academy fire

Cowart signs with Angels

Decatur county road work may be illegal

Disabled veterans get some 'hot' laps around the racetrack

Dog recovers after being shot in face


Firefighters rescue man from burning apartment


Former Dougherty Commission chairman dies

Four Berrien Co. women combine businesses

Gulf shrimping season brings uncertainty

Habitual DUI offender sends man to hospital after wreck

Healthy shopping can be more expensive


Karen Kemp kicks of campaign

Lowe gets life sentence for armed robberies

Man Charged in 2005 Ocilla Murder

Mitchell Co. woman spots scam

Off duty state trooper tased by Coffee Co. deputy

Practice game ends in near riot

Recent rain is a good thing for farmers

South Albany man injured fighting fire

Squirrel hunting season starts in Georgia

Suspect in Ga. gas station killing arrested

Thomas Co. teen found dead




Tuesday 8/17/2010
3-year-old found dead in van at Ga. church

Arrest made in '05 Ocilla murder

Camp Lawton Civil War artifacts to be revealed

Chain reaction wreck slows traffic on Clark Ave.

Chili's spices up life, helps fight disease

City partners with GA Tech for small businesses contracts

City remembers Mister Chairman

City says goodbye to Cutliff Grove money

Companies facing lawsuit over Conn. plant blast

Counterfeit money spotted in Albany

Couple arrested for "deadhead" logging

DCP teaches life saving teen driving course

Determined burglar does thousands of dollars damage to Albany car dealership

Fire forces two dozen out of temporary homes

Former commissioner reflects on Barrett's service

Ga. toddler struck, killed by mom's SUV

High school football head injury rules change

Historic Albany home to be demolished

Inside HS Football Top Ten Team, sponsored by Modern Gas

Man charged in Ben Hill Co. burglaries may be tied to others

Man squeezes through window to get pain killers

Miami man in jail for federal probation violation and cocaine

Mitchell County ready to fly in 2010

New rules govern high school football concussions

Police scanners popular among thieves

School bullies are back in session


School officials meet and review football brawl video

Strive 2 Thrive needs volunteers

Taxpayer money down the drain

Teens charged in string of car break-ins

Texting at the wheel law has an effect

There's a battle over memorial fire truck

Thomas teen death ruled suicide

Tville's landfill is going green

Valdosta man busted for meth




Wednesday  8/18/2010


ACT Scores Show Steady Gains

Albany officials practice emergency plans

Area colleges are among the nation's best

Barnes, Deal to meet in forum

'Boys to Men' mentors teens

Darton men's soccer has new talent and same goals

Dr. Murfree stands behind DCSS CRCT probe

EDC implements incentive pay for performance

Emmanuel Yarbrough wanted by APD

First Lady changes lunchroom menus

Former Lowndes Co. Jail inmate has TB

Governor calls for Dougherty test investigation

Governor calls for investigation into Dougherty Schools

GSW makes U.S. News and World Report list

Head of MCG medicine school resigns

Hornets ready to triumph after tragedy

"Jaw Jacker" wanted by cops

 Layoffs coming to Cooper Lighting in Americus

Man accused of threatening niece with ax over food stamps

Man arrested, $250,000 in rare drug seized

Man awaiting service dog dies

Money helps GA farmers conserve water

More Ga. students passing all of ACT sections

Other stores will follow new Publix

Pit bull attacks and kills chained dog

Private prison could bring hundreds of jobs

Rams QB battle going down to the wire

Senator Johnny Isakson said jobs issue number one

Shoppers are ready for the new Publix

South Georgia law enforcers track down marijuana

State patrol investigates trooper tasing

Thief grabs beer and cigarettes from convenience store

Thieves snatch child's donation jar





Thursday 8/19/2010

ASU thanks community

Brick thrown into passing vehicle as "prank"

Burglar knocks a hole into convenience store to get in

D.A. wants electronic monitors on juvenile offenders

Dawson man arrested in drug raid

Deputies seize moonshine, drugs, weapons

Dougherty Area Regional Transportation Study

Dozens of Marijuana plants discovered in Ben Hill Co. Fly over

Georgia Labor Departments urges jobless not to give up

Got eggs? You may have a problem

Groups partner to help Kids

Guardsman dies from Afghanistan injuries

Heritage Bank breaks new ground

Lee County wins scrimmage over Monroe

Man jumps out of plane, strikes gold

McAfee: 'No cover up' in CRCT results

Multiple Sclerosis never looked so good


Packers must rebuild defense

Police use cell phone to identify suspect

Police want to talk to woman in surveillance video

Pregnant girls involved in fight

Robert's High School Picks

Schools plan to tighten security following post-game brawl

Senator Chambliss makes a stop in Valdosta

Shocking sign has Valdosta residents worried

South Georgia helps Jacob

Stimulus dollars at work in APD

Thomasville police urge extra awareness

Want to get paid for your 'stuff'?



Friday 8/20/2010
Albany Star tryouts happen Saturday

Another honor for Lady Blazers catcher

Astronomy discovery challenges knowledge of stars

ASU breaks ground on two new additions

Board members question school officer suspension cut

Brooks Furniture Pre-Labor Day Sale

Bulldogs have rebuilding to do in 2010

Downtown movies end

Fire sweeps through Albany home at daybreak

Food for Thought - Restaurant inspections – Aug 13 – Aug. 20, 2010

Friday High School Football Scores

Funerals tough emotionally, financially

GA Power will drawdown Lake Worth in September

Georgia Southwestern is Ranked by U.S. News

Governor names special investigators for CRCT probe

Japanese delegation visits Americus

Keep pets clear of snakes

Lady Rams going for title #10

Law enforcers work Friday night road checks

Lawmen make pot bust in Coffee County

MCLB Albany welcomes new Sgt. Major

Monitor removed from child predator suspect

NICU nurses present to others

Penalties handed down in "footbrawl"

Phoebe Sumter has an opening date

Pink Slipper School of Dance

Robbery victim hit in head with bottle

See piranha, up close and personal

Teachers group backs Democrat Barnes

Tift's Troupe catching confidence at UGA

Volunteers provide dental care for children and adults





Saturday 8/21/2010
Two found dead in Worth County

Southern Tea for supporters and survivors

Flint River Poker Float

Hope for Hartwell Faircloth

Youth recognized in MCLB's Summer Reading Program

Albany Tech greets hosts Family and Friends Day




Sunday 8/22/2010

Lover's quarrel leads to murder

Mask gunman robbed the Ocilla Flash Foods

TC Central straps up for season

Terrell Academy wants to continue a tradition of winning

The Lady Rams Volleyball team look to make history





Monday 8/23/2010

Chehaw Park unveils new sign

A new hair cut and some counseling


Albany remembers former City Commissioner

American Red Cross needs blood

BREAKING NEWS: Sex offender now in police custody

Dive team finds body of missing swimmer in Grady County

Dog viciously killed in South Georgia burglary

Doublegate Country Club

Drug suspect opens fire in Phoebe Sumter parking lot

Echols Co. man stabs girlfriend to death

Family ties link two murder-suicides


Ga. Aquarium officially honored as world's largest

Golf tournament held to honor slain boxing champ

Homeless men await sentencing in carpenter slaying

Jury seated in Americus murder trial

Killer pleads guilty

Landscape company goes green in a new way

Lightning strike sparks fire in vacant Albany home

Man in hospital after shooting in Valdosta

Manhunt for Bainbridge murder suspect


Ocilla armed robber identified by authorities

One Jackpot Winner

Passenger killed in Brooks Co. truck crash

Patriots face tough road to repeat

Plane crashes shortly after take off in Coffee County

Power Customers in for a rude awakening when temps drop

Pres. Carter goes on mission to North Korea

Registered sex offender charged with child molestation

Richardson named Midwest Player of Week

South Georgia players highlight NGA Hooters Tour Field in Hawkinsville

Swimmer missing in Ochlocknee River


U.S. Marshals join hunt for suspected killer

Victims of home invasion sexually assaulted

Will the city settle or question Cutliff Grove resources?



Tuesday 8/24/2010
2-year-old drowns in Clinch County

Advocates urge parents to protect kids playing in hot cars

Albany family survives massive house fire

Albany Police search for smash-and-grabber

Albany woman arrested in store smash and grab burglary

Arrest made in Hooters burglary

Berrien Co. recover $10,000 in stolen property

City narrows candidates for Civic Center/ADICA Director

Coffee County man hit by a truck and killed

College textbooks are expensive

Convicted felon now facing drug charges in Phoebe Sumter shooting

Home run Derby to combat hunger

Investigators urge public to look out for credit card skimmers

Man arrested for involvement in deadly fight

Manhunt underway for Mitchell Co. armed robber

Marine Corps band hits the road

New DCSS investigation into test cheating

Panthers relying on defense in 2010

Patriots plan to pack city commission meeting

Police search for molestation suspect on the run

Rams secondary ready for Bluegrass test

Ray Johnson loses appeal

Sherrod turns down USDA job

State of the College in good shape at Albany Tech

Suspects steal surveillance videos during armed robbery

Take the Safety Pledge, sponsored by Mathews Funeral Home

Testimony begins in Sumter County murder trial

UPDATE: Five people now charged in Lowndes County home invasion

Walmart Deli meat recalled

Wanted child molester arrested following standoff




Wednesday 8/25/2010
Albany schools focus on attendance

Albany's home sales in better shape than the nation's

Arrest warrants issued for wife who drove after husband

Authorities warn of gas credit scam

Big sale with low prices for kids this week

Bottle-stabbing suspect surrenders

Charge dropped in Lowndes County Home invasion

Charges dropped against Jolivette

Child molestation suspect caught in Thomasville

City says No to Cutliff Grove settlement, calls for investigation

Construction stalled on Lee Co. Library

Cutliff Grove's attorney speaks on investigation

DCSS backtracking on Westover H. S. Zoning

DCSS believes state probe 'grossly unfair'

Decatur authorities make arrest in burglary case

Dick Armey endorses Keown

Did criminal return to the scene of the crime?

Firefighters warn about rash of kitchen fires

Keown gets Armey endorsement

Man robs store, steals owner's car

Man says wife chased him in her van

Massive expansion underway at Tifton Harley Davidson

New Crisp coach brings passing attack to Cordele

New Kia donated to Albany Tech

Ocilla armed robbery suspect arrested in Florida

Search continues for Mitchell Co. robbery suspect

Shows hope for success at the Civic Center

Slow home sales boost rental demand

Students learn about Biomed, Biotech

Teens arrested after short, dangerous crime spree

Teens suspected of Thomas Co. crimes

The city of Moultrie stands behind Habitat for Humanity

UGA's Williams excited about move to strong safety

VSU community stimulates economy

Water safety is essential






Thursday 8/26/2010

Cairo's Boys & Girls Club receives federal grant

Cancer benefit Saturday at State Theatre

Chambers work together to bring jobs to southwest GA

Cleared Albany Firefighter expected back at work

DCSS looks at Teacher Dress Code

Does Southwest Georgia have talent?

Douglas Police and Sheriff's office form joint drug task force

Emergency crews respond to chemical spill

Facebook is the new face of marketing

Fleeing suspect commandeers police cruiser

GBI agents continue to testify in murder trial

Gunshots have citizens ready to move

Historic Albany home sustained serious damage

Kid hit by car in Sumter County

Lapham-Patterson house needs contest votes

Lowndes High Principal wins national honor

Metro Albany's jobless rate dips slightly to 10.8 percent in July

Mitchell Co. investigators need your help to catch crook

NAACP is cleaning house in Albany

Neighbors and police band together to fight crime

New robotic surgery system at Phoebe

North Georgia man hospitalized after goat attack

Overnight drive-by shooting sends teenager to hospital

Pecan insecticide spilled on Dougherty County street

Power bills high, so is number of people on cut-off list

Rivalry Resumes

The Bridge House gets a gift on its birthday

Thomas Co. schools receive a million dollars in federal funds

Tim Storey live at Harvest Temple

Unusual interest shown at utility meeting

UPDATE: Woman killed in Echols Co. was shot not stabbed

Wildcats edge SGA in Damascus

Worth County building off 2009 finish




Friday 8/27/2010
Albany burglary suspects surrenders

Albany members speak out on NAACP friction

Berrien Co. festival needs vendors

Charity Denim sale benefits CMN

Dozens come out to apply for fast food jobs

Firefighters fill their boots, MDA ambassador named

First responders work wrecks in different areas of the county


Food for Thought - Restaurant inspections – Aug 19 - 25, 2010

Football team honors fallen former player

Four arrested on theft charges in Sumter County

GA attorney, clients pleased with peanut settlement

Get rid of your old electronics


GSW enrollment climbs for third straight year


Hurricane Katrina victims five later say storm was "a blessing"

Katrina Victim plays football at Valdosta State

Million Word campaign kicks off at Lamar Reese School

Phoebe acquires another property

Powell is Legislator of the Year


Rose City hosts coin and currency show

Sheriffs Help Youth Homes


Storm damages Historic Albany home

Suspended Albany firefighter back on job

Weather and security concerns for Thomasville rival game

Worth County woman wants her Great Dane back

Worth Humane Society board members resign










Saturday 8/28/2010

APD spokeswoman arrested
Back-to-school bash delivers message of hope
Family starting over after fire devours home
Jury convicts AL man of murdering GA woman
Man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend
Teen wins new Chevy Camaro
Women get possible life saving screenings




Sunday 8/29/2010
18-wheeler, two cars wreck in Colquitt Co.

Labor Day holiday travel expected to increase

Man threatens woman with stolen gun

Scholarships honor Bainbridge teen killed in car accident

State parks may soon charge for parking on Wednesdays





Monday 8/30/2010
2010 summer hottest in over a century

Across-the-border road checks crack down on drunk driving

Albany edges Dougherty at Mills Stadium

Albany Police search for hit and run driver

Blazers ready for tough opener

Early Co. seeks SPLOST funds to improve capital improvements

Elderly woman tied up at gun point in her home

Father killed saving family's lives

Fishermen for the Hungry is still hard at work

Flu shots available in Valdosta

Hannah's Hope: You can vote online to help a south Georgia boy

Is GA produce under-utilized?

Jennings, Welton earn SIAC honors

Lawmen like the new Crime Stoppers

Lee County man drowns at Panama City Beach

Longtime Lee County public servant dies

Man warns of scam letter

Murder suspect now behind bars

People in Acree worry about dangerous intersection

Perez pushes Cavs past Indians

"Rain" the Great Dane Euthanized

Saving$ realized with Dougherty Health plan

School Board chairman speaks to civic group

Someone called for protection before shooting

South GA makes the silver screen

Suspect arrested for burglary, dog killing

Three Marines deploying to Afghanistan

Venomous rattlesnake escapes from Zoo Atlanta

Versatile Marshall ready to lead Wilcox County back to Dome

VSU holds annual "Meet the Blazer Day"





Tuesday 8/31/2010

1 dead after police confrontation near airport

Air Evac helicopter lands at Phoebe

Albany Marine Base prepares if needed for Hurricane relief

Albany teen confesses to Dobbs Street murder

Albany Transit going high tech to protect riders

Another shooting overnight and search for killer continues


Are you immunized against Whooping Cough?

Area scoutmaster inducted into Boy Scouts Hall of Leadership

Argument over guns leads to Albany murder

Audit shows many errors in Ga. sex offender list

Bomb squad removes Civil War relics from GA school

Caretaker charged with stealing from elderly patient

Cotton demand up despite heat ravaged crop

Gang conflicts blamed for increase number of shootings

Kessler: Iraq campaign changed the Corps

Knowing animal control laws could save your pet

Lena Baker execution was six decades ago

Man leads police on high speed motorcycle chase

Marching band legend dies

Military anxious to hear from Commander in Chief

Moultrie man shot twice in the head

Murray ready for first start at UGA

New UGA athletic director off to early start

NIMS Training is underway

Teen shot to death in South Albany

Thomas University sets new enrollment record

Truck thief leads deputies on chase

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