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WALB News 10 Archives, January, 2004


Thursday 1/1/2004

Go-cart accident claims life of teen

GSP looks for drunk drivers

New Year's Baby

Polar Bear Plunge kicks off at Wild Adventures

Red Cross keeps doors open



Friday 1/2/2004

Albany newspaper gets new owner

Blackout leaves thousands in the dark

Regular blood donors needed in South Georgia



Monday 1/5/2004

Albany man on trial for rape

Farmland National Beef safe to eat

Fewer students make D's

Fire destroys home, family suspects arson

GM begins 1,000 vehicle giveaway

Lotto South jackpot reaches $8M

Mad Cow Disease news hurts beef industry

Man gets life for killing Albany baby

News 10 Archives, December, 2003

One of Albany's oldest plants to close

Public protectors honored

Thomasville's Ward is part of a big NBA trade

UGA receives letter from NCAA
Wreck survivors remain critical

Tuesday 1/6/2004

10 Country: Buddy’s Natural Lift

Bankers say beware of hidden charges

Collegiate singers come to Albany

Debris found in drinking water

East Dougherty residents get last chance on land fill

Hahira upgrades fire department

I.D. theft case crosses international waters

Identity theft ring busted

Important Lee County road nearly done

Jailer on trial for abusing inmate

Man killed after food left on stove

Police looking for shooting suspect

Relief on the way for laid-off workers

Sodas already out of Dougherty schools

VSU gets land donation

VSU's Baird tees it up for a good cause

Zula and Tanji headed for Elephant Sanctuary

Wednesday 1/7/2004

Americus officer beaten, inmate escapes

Armed robbers caught on tape

ATV crashes claim young lives

CDC: Flu season still hasn't reached peak

Drug dog selected for Hall of Fame

Employees working overtime to tackle trash

Flu medicine is scarce

ID theft victims speak out

Men try to scam south Georgia family

More meth arrests in Americus

Nashville city manager and police chief forced to resign

Valdosta woman dies in house fire


Thursday 1/8/2004

18 year old arrested for arson

ASU coach, player honored in D.C.

Gruhl one win away from milestone

ID Theft Survey: Are you at risk?

Join Relay for Life to help cure cancer

Lee County emergency workers help with blood shortage

New Driver's License Center opens in Albany

New GSP Post

Officials switch political party

Pennies for Puppies helps pets


Friday 1/9/2004

$8 million plant planned for Early Co.

City elections to go on as planned

Fire breaks out at vacant warehouse

Flu dip in Southwest Georgia, more expected

Foxes may carry distemper

Gov. Perdue visits Moody

Jailer fired after hostage situation

John T. Elder

Judge sentences family, man in false alibi scheme

Mayor signs Prayer Day Proclamation

MCLB front gate to close

Mistrial declared in rape case

Mrs. Sally Bowman

New gastric reflux treatment shows remarkable results

Officer acquitted of charges

Pike declares candidacy for Ward 6 Post

Police say get scooters off the street

Program helps unemployed workers

South Georgia reservist helping lead community from around the world

State plan good way to save for college

Suspect arrested in Americus

Three men facing jail time


Saturday 1/10/2004

American frontier life at the Parks at Chehaw

Street ballers head to S. GA

Train show draws dozens

State lawmakers say no new taxes for 2004


Sunday 1/11/2004

Gov. Perdue cuts may effect presidential race

Pageant winners discuss platforms

Students move into new housing complex


Monday 1/12/2004

Albany qualifying reopens

Albany woman pleads guilty to stabbing

Americus drug dealer on trial

Bernice Cosper Hightower

City leaders hear hotel complaints, delay contracts

Death penalty appeal denied

Finding a new use for an old building

Georgia cities challenge counties over sales tax

Jacob Evan Hughes

Judge denies injunction against ATI

King Day proceeds to help family literacy program

Low-carb items popular on Albany menus

Moody airman killed in wreck

Murder case featured on network TV

New Chamber V.P.

Planning for the future of Radium Springs

Pollack says no to NFL

Rape trial begins

South Georgia County turns in taxes late

Wild Adventures brings snow to South Ga.


Tuesday 1/13/2004
10 Country: Shelby’s New Girlfriend

Blazers excited to have Walker

Car break ins on the rise

Early County welcomes new peanut plant

Everett takes over as PSC chairman

Grant will bring better sewer system to residents

Landfill heavy equipment destroyed by fire

Lieutenant governor blames HOPE strain on college fees

New license fee for businesses

New tax laws for families, married couples

Perdue names South Georgians Regents

Perdue, Taylor butt heads on HOPE

Shifting load causes Bypass accident

Soldier swears in

South Georgia soldier killed

Students buzzing over tuition proposal

Sumter deputy recovering after wreck

Two people hurt in afternoon wreck

Vagrants suspected of starting mobile home fire

Valdosta woman featured in calendar

Weather raises gas prices



Wednesday 1/14/2004

A look into Albany's election

Albany man found guilty of rape, child molestation

APD looking for illegal dumpers

Democratic front-runner coming to South Georgia

Educators compete for Teacher of the Year

Farmers say noise ordinance bad business

Flint Riverquarium work moves on

Help APD catch a counterfeiter

Looking for a job?

Man shot and killed, shooter goes to sleep

Pacers rally to beat Hawks

Protesters march in Blakely

School says: Pay up or stay out
Two of a kind

Two police chases in Grady Co. 

Thursday 1/15/2004

“Wild” Volunteers Needed

50 year old to become teacher

ASU's White, Curry earn more honors

Body found in Lee County

Cavs baseball looking good in the present and future

Couple arrested, animal cruelty charges pending

Darton College honors Dr. Martin Luther King

Faith-based initiative causes controversy

Griffin announces senate candidacy

GSU's Sewak making staff changes

Lawmakers tighten truancy codes

Peach farmers expect a great crop

Peanut farm show comes to town

Regents tighten control on state's foundations

Unemployment claims increase dramatically 

Friday 1/16/2004

Are you Republican or Democrat?

Bill will charge parents for truancy

City, county agree on fire coverage

Council fires city manager

Couple charged with 36 counts of animal cruelty

Federal study: Flu vaccine not too hot

Flying high

Forum addresses identity theft

Lee County death may be suicide

Molester admits guilt

Officers take basic SWAT training

Pride Program helps parents teach teens to drive



Saturday 1/17/2004

Cotton Town grant awarded to S. GA city

Geathers entering draft

Senate candidates campaign in S. GA

South Georgia soldier buried in Broxton

Sunday 1/18/2004

Dean gets praises but no endorsements

George W. Cook

Two women arrested in hotel stabbing

Monday 1/19/2004

Americus turns out for MLK build

Blazers stay unbeaten in GSC

Brown heading to South Carolina

Falcons add two more assistants

Freedom marcher recalls King's death

GSU Eagles extend winning streak

Hundreds honor King legacy

King celebrated in Bainbridge

Legal fees to help poor defendants

Lowndes Superintendent holds open office hours

Man dies in nightclub shooting

Memorials, marches, and anti-war message expected on King holiday

MLK build success in Albany

Not cheaper by the half dozen

On the fast track

South Georgians watched first battle to White House

Valdostans celebrate MLK day

VSU's Jordan leaving Blazers

Woman survives collision with log truck

Write-in candidate says City erred



Friday 1/23/2004

Accused killer on the run for seven years

Albany's Smith hopes to impress NFL scouts

Banks merging brings more access to customers

Bluegrass in Thomasville

Braves G.M. believes team can do it again

Developer sees potential in downtown plans

Federal money will tear down eye sore

First Baptist may move to Lee

Georgia unemployment rate drops slightly

Man accused of murder may not be get bond

Medical condition causes crash

Police arrest suspect in night club shooting

Property maps help learn county history

Quail Unlimited Celebrity Hunt gets underway

Quitman man cleared of molestation charges

School system lays off 41 workers

Schools getting grants for achieving

Small businesses key to American economy

Soldier's mother is ready for his return

South Georgians build new church

Volunteers construct "Build on the Dream House"

VPD earns recertification

Wheelchair users say public buildings not accessible

Would-be robber gets away

Saturday 1/24/2004

And then there were three

Belcher to sign with Jackets

Blazers remain unbeaten in GSC

Casting call

Dancers perform on the high seas

Funderburk heads up inductees

Old tires can mean danger on the road

Still perfect

Struggling to score

Students flock to school on Saturdays

Sunday 1/25/2004

American Legion helps build at ASU

City gets million dollar grant

Drunk driver blamed for wreck

Fire destroys vacant church

GloFish hit pet store shelves

Monday 1/26/2004

Agents will be stretching services

Albany Tech wants old fire station

Bingo players don't miss a game

Brown honored for public service

Catholic school celebrates faith, academics

Disabled need better access to County buildings

Few people requesting flu shot

Kingston hears doctors concerns

Leesburg people concerned by development plans

Lopez named Solheim Cup Captain

Murder suspect arrested in Ray City

Police looking for armed robbers

Quail Unlimited Celebrity Hunt a successful fund raiser

Son charged in mother's death

Speeding police officer will not be charged

State investigators looking into former church building fire

Staying close to home

Students learn about career choices

Wanted: Life-saving paramedics

Winter weather causes flights cancellation

Tuesday 1/27/2004

American Red Cross prepares for disaster

Baby dies at illegal day care facility

Bears usher in new den with win

Car break-ins continue in Albany

Controversial artwork goes on display

Demolition, and grand opening at ABAC

Deputies rescue woman from burning home

Dogs stolen for fighting

Dozens attend identity theft forum

Elder shoots Jackets to victory

Federal grant for distance learning

Free tax help available in Albany

Hawks fall to Suns

Hometown hero

Lake Park pet store quarantined

Lookout for murder suspect

Shoney's donates deserts for the hungry

Suspected drunk driver sets apartment on fire

Terrell County is without animal control

Wednesday 1/28/2004
Accident claims life in Sumter

Albany church moving to Lee County

Blazers face long road in 2004

Bro, wn, b, ag bu, siness owners upset , over ordinance

Dogs lose third straight

Escapee caught by off duty officer

Food sparks fire

Lee County Commissioners set to meet with state lawmakers

Local Sports Scoreboard-January 31, 2004

Mother prays for son's return

New home for Ryan's Steak House

New meters get nationwide attention

Rams ready to open new home

Senate hopeful comes to South Georgia

South Georgia man burned in fire

Space heaters can be deadly

Super Bowl sparks TV sales in South Georgia

Third time may be charm for Glenn

TU reaches record growth

Unsung hero

Thursday 1/29/2004
Another house fire in South Georgia
Big changes underway at Reed Bingham
Bye Bye Birdie
Candidate announces she will run for Albany House Seat
Councilman arrested for beating teen
Dangerous Delivery
Growing system are big winners
Hawks burned by Blazers
Keep Albany Dougherty Beautiful honors volunteers
Keg party raided by police
Moody commander gives a year in review
Skin needs some ultraviolet light
Smart headed to LSU
The Price is always right around the basket
WALB looking for online daters
Young offenders cutting their way to success


Friday 1/30/2004

Coon Dog Winter Classic big economic boost in Albany

Cordele apartments burn down

E-911 open house

Early filing equals early money

Fifth grader wins spelling bee

Giddens retires from City of Albany

Ground broken on downtown mixed income community

Home Burglaries on the rise in Albany

Industrial park may bring more jobs

Lowndes Co. proposes bond authority

Photographer captures wildlife moments

Senate Candidate says campaign gaining "momentum"

Some coon hounds for show

Students' backgrounds keep them out of class

UGA hacker affects South Georgia students

Voice of the Braves arrested

Will Rattlesnake Roundup end?

Wright applies for both jobs in Dougherty County


Saturday 1/31/2004

Girls learn about good health

High schools compete in cheer regionals

Local Sports Scoreboard-February 2, 2004

Rattle snake roundup in Whigam

Teen dies in one car wreck

The Scooper Bowl

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