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WALB News 10 Archives, May, 2004


Saturday 5/1/2004

Birds headed our way

Brentwood does it again, ACS runs away with title

Celebrating May in South Georgia

Community center offers piano lessons

Local Sports Scoreboard-May 1, 2004

Police clean up community center

Posey named All-American

Students bring "Annie" to the stage



Sunday 5/2/2004

Church baptizes in creek

Family injured, homes destroyed in storm

Father murdered in Albany

Jacksonville's underdog

Rainfall Gauge

South Georgia woman causes deadly wreck

Vikings, Crusaders repeat as champs




Monday 5/3/2004

Bank robber bought car with stolen money

Byne high school student hit by car

GSW adding four teams in two sports

Investigators look into elderly man's death

Is calligraphy art?

Man injured in meth lab explosive

NAACP to hold vigil

Plenty of rain, lots of happy people

Powerful winds leave family homeless

Rainfall Gauge

Soldier's Story, Part I

The scoop on rising ice cream prices

Two students are run over in school parking lot



Tuesday 5/4/2004

Boy brings loaded gun to school

Butler found guilty

Candidate might be out of race before it begins

City foots hefty bill for levee study

Coroner candidate disqulaified

Co-sleeping can be deadly

Eagles looking to get back to playoffs in '04

Education bill gives school systems flexibility

Home invasion suspect goes to jail

Investigators look into elderly man's death

Judge arrested for DUI

Landfill searched for baby's body

Project Hero works to save youth and dogs

Search continues for missing baby boy

Seminole's Kirkland heading to Andrew

Single car wreck leaves one dead

Slain store owner loved in community

Soldier's story Part II: The Homecoming

South Georgia Airman is illegal immigrant

Third-grader found with gun on school bus

Tornadoes outrun Patriots for region track title

Two arrested for store owner's murder

Young woman praises adoption



Wednesday 5/5/2004
Albany cop indicted for theft

Are your Friends celebrating the end of "Friends"

Banner year for P&G

Charities struggling to pay premium hikes

Chipper to test injured hamstring in Rome

Coroner candidate disqualified

Day 3 of search for missing baby boy

District Attorney calls it quits

Dougherty duo signing college scholarships

Eagles looking to get back to playoffs in '04

Echols County stills, marijuana plants found

Job market looks good for grads

Lady Knights ready for final four

Local Sports Scoreboard-May 5, 2004

Monroe, Westover ready for one last battle on the track

Moody employee wins national award

Nurse On a Mission

Pledge debate is classroom project

Police search for injured meth dealer

Soldier's Story, Part III

Students do facials at low cost

The price of being female
While making room for baby, built business


Thursday 5/6/2004

10 Country: Desiree's Sweet Philosophy

Albany Police Officer arrested

Conference for criminal justice workers dealing with mentally ill

Drive by hacking becomes more common

Investigation not over for Baker County Sheriff

Lady Knights will play for state title

Local Sports Scoreboard-May 6, 2004

Monroe, Westover ready for one last battle on the track

Pebble Hill sets the plantation pace

Pharmacists needed for emergency team

Search for 10 month old is called off

Sheriff candidate disqualified

South Georgia friends gather for final "Friends"

Teacher of Year honored

There's no place quite like the Rose City

Thomasville man puts country ahead of customers

Thomasville's Market Diner

T-U softball soars to the top

WALB 50th Anniversary Tour Stops

Warrant taken for bank robbery suspect

Young kicks it in for title




Friday 5/7/2004

A South Georgia couple copes with Alzheimer's disease

American hero visits South Georgia

Antique car enthusiast enjoys Cairo Car Rally

Butterflies fly free in Albany

Deputies haul in prostitutes, johns

Electrical system scorched

Food for Thought

Law enforcement special Olympic torch run

Man caught growing marijuana plants

MCLB may host National Guard

Mother, daughter charged with lying make bond

Murderer pleads for mercy

NAACP investigates school board

Rockets blast off

Soldier's Story, Part IV: Positives outweigh negatives

South Georgians bid farewell to "Friends"

South Georgians stamp out hunger

Teacher's records to be released

The new face of low income housing

Valdostans enjoy brown bag lunch series

Youngster awakes in empty bus



Saturday 5/8/2004

ASU students celebrate graduation

Corvette club speeds things up

Day with a Cop in Albany

Mail carriers Stamp Out Hunger



Sunday 5/9/2004

Body found in Brooks County

Crane crash kills one

Mothers celebrate special day with children

Westover runs away with first title

Westover runs away with title




Monday 5/10/2004
ASU baseball season is over

Blazer tennis teams are off to nationals

Cell phone service down for some

Couple struggles with Alzheimer's disease

D.O.D. tours Warner Robins

Fatal fire caused by smoking

Four men charged with murder

Furniture maker expects to recover from fire

GHSA 1st Round Baseball Pairings

Helping the blind "see"

Jury selected for accused killer

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Marijuana grower has been caught before

Migrant worker's body found

Missing man found dead

New I-Max theater set to open

No more $ for levee

Open Arms Director honored by bar association

Rainfall Gauge

Soldier's Story, Part V- Lifesavers

Sticker shock at the pump

Sumter inmate death investigation

Trojans won't make same mistake twice

Vehicle shoppers taking a closer look at cars

Woman dies in house fire



Tuesday 5/11/2004
Berrien County opens new jail

Blazer tennis teams are off to nationals

Chronic fatigue also affects the brain

Commissioner forced out of position

Consolidation commission hires help

Covington named one of USA's best

Dawson man charged with raping 11-year-old

Fewer men looking for education careers

Firefighters wife arrested

Local Sports Scoreboard-May 11, 2004

Longtime radio talk show host visits Albany

Man admits killing man

Nashville revamps downtown

Nicholson named GISA AAA coach of the year

Pearson business re-opens

Police investigate string of car thefts

Police officer fired for speaking out

Snakes active in Georgia

Students showcase computer skills

Teacher under investigation

Vehicle shoppers taking a closer look at cars

VSU's Rincon wins Ashe award

Wanted man captured by deputies

Women walk and pray across America

Youth citizenship award winners




Wednesday 5/12/2004

4-H student puts the bite on mosquitoes

A heath care provider turns 25

Blazers place four on all-conference team

Everett wins Georgia Senior Open

Fire informant gets big reward

Firefighter's wife arrested

Hospital managers walk in employees' shoes

Incumbent challenges opponent's residency

John Oxendine gearing up to run for a bigger job

Local Sports Scoreboard-May 12, 2004

Major medical school expands to Albany

Move over law carries stiff fine

New mixed income housing complex takes shape

New school board president in Tift County

New traffic hardware makes city safer

OSHA investigates worker's death

Radium Springs has world-class potential

Rainfall Gauge

Riverquarium fishing for more money

Sheriff's candidate plans to file appeal this week

Sheriff's employee steals thousands

Teacher may go before grand jury

Valdosta business cited by OSHA

Warriors claim state title number 20

Westover duo stays close to home

Young Dougherty artist are adding to River Center




Thursday 5/13/2004

#1Thomas U. has six all-region players

10 Country: Eugene's Fiery Life

Bland signs with Albany State

Citizens demand judge be fired

Cordele changed counties, created it's own tradition

Fallen Police Officers honored

Football is a snap for Sawyer

Gas prices continue to soar

Governor Perdue endorses Griffin for Senate

Hospital appreciates employees with BBQ

Landmark Cordele restaurant draws a crowd

Language barrier may slow down murder case

Lee County's Parker wins state track title

Local Sports Scoreboard-May 13, 2004

Man charged with rape, incest back in South Georgia

New businesses opening downtown

New home for TU?

New teacher contracts on the way

Poulan ordered to clean up dumpsite

Safety in large arenas inspected

The railroad is still important to Crisp County

Valdosta Tech turns 40



Friday 5/14/2004

BRAC delay could save MCLB

Chehaw hosts Native American festival

Employee accused of stealing from customers

Former judge speaks out after dismissal

Free Gas!

GHSA Boys Friday State Track Results

Hundreds participate in Senior Olympics

Law enforcement helps torch run

Leaders thank senior citizens

Local Sports Scoreboard-May 15, 2004

Meth lab police summit

New police chief praises department

Non-violent offenders may have option other than jail

Peach farmers expect great yields

Police offer amnesty

River Town Days

Silence is golden in Sylvester

Southwell headed to Georgia Southern

Students enjoy the Last day of School

Students get second chance in millennium

Valdosta St. has top men's program in GSC


Saturday 5/15/2004

Blazers fall short

Bobcats claim title

Cancer walk in Tifton

GHSA Baseball Scoreboard

GHSA Boys State Track and Field Meet Saturday Results

House District 151 candidate holds rally

Local Sports Scoreboard-May 15, 2004

River Town Days in Bainbridge



Sunday 5/16/2004

Bridal expo draws dozens

Church, school expands

Class of 2004 graduates

Rainfall Gauge

The power of faith in Albany

Vendors sell wares, share history





Monday 5/17/2004

Albany judge fills in for Dawson court

Bring 'em on!

Desegregation a struggle for Dougherty County

Dougherty faces budget woes

Gay marriages legalized, S. Georgians speak out

Highway deaths increase in 2003

HOPE changes to effect tech students

Patrick Kelley: Against the Odds

Record gas prices still climbing

State Superintendent visits S. Georgia

Three drown in Atkinson County

Tight budget, no tax increase

Valdosta police probe motel death

Valdosta teen murdered

Woman accused of stealing from employer

Tuesday 5/18/2004
Arrest made in jewelry theft

Agents seize 150 pot plants

Car break-ins on the rise in Americus

City council honors late mayor

Classes costing students more to learn

Drug agents seize marijuana plants

First responders train for disasters

Governor drowns Riverquarium money

High school students search for summer jobs

Highway deaths increase in 2003

Historic airport improvements

Historical home getting face lift

Inmate commits suicide

Inmate death investigation over

It's peanut planting time

Lady Rams will be Peak-ing in '04

Local Sports Scoreboard-May 18, 2004

Low gas tax rates little help to payers at pump

Mom gets life sentence

Murder trail interrupted by tears

Prison counselors losing positions

Rebuilding Iraq one home at a time

Single dove season discussed

South Georgia College gets millions for new building

South Georgia firefighters helping G-8

Will Fowler's fame boost Chehaw?


Wednesday 5/19/2004

Adel man arrested for murder

Agents seize 150 pot plants

Checking the Accuracy in Gas Pumps

Children learn about farm life

City terminates assistant police chief

Firefighters walk over unresolved issues

GHSA Baseball Scoreboard-2nd round

Hatchet murderer found guilty

High speed chase on I-75

Low gas tax rates little help to payers at pump

Meth bust in Worth County

Mom gets life sentence

National parks in need of funding

New armed forces recruits ask more questions

New IT building for South Georgia students

Partners in Excellence

Plea bargain in murder arson trial

Preparing for a terrorist attack

Two arrested for selling fake gold

Valdosta may offer Internet, cable TV

Visitors to national POW museum reflect on Iraqi prisoner abuse






Thursday 5/20/2004
10 Country: John's Natural Campaigning

A hobby found in the sky

Aiming high

Albany Rotary club awards scholars

Bowden says ACC rivals no one in football

'Cats' home gets facelift

Checking the accuracy in gas pumps

Gang activity is up in Cordele

GHSA Baseball Scoreboard-2nd round

Good Samaritan dies after extinguishing fire

King's Grill; the grand daddy of Valdosta eateries

Lowndes, Valdosta set the pace for South Central Georgia

Man strips, runs through cactus, in flight from drug agents

Phoebe unveils award

Rainfall Gauge

Revenue Department has new location

School celebrates academic success

Students passed state mandated test

Students protest for their principal

Teacher with cancer finds hope in students

Valdosta is the place for a WILD time

Visitors to national POW museum reflect on Iraqi prisoner abuse

VSU serves wide-ranging higher education needs




Friday 5/21/2004

Agents bust up meth lab

Animal control looking for horse owner

Armed robber shot

Bowden says ACC rivals no one in football

Deputy fired, under investigation

E.M.S. honors paramedics

End of one era begins a new one

Fallen Peace Officers are remembered

Firefighters light up the grill to save lives

Food for Thought

Injured man still on the run

May is National Bike Month

Mortgage rates are stabilizing

OneGeorgia funds come to South Georgia

Property owners should be forewarned

Rodeo teaches bike safety

Students find out CRCT grades on last day

The Cyber Connection

Threatening note a hoax

Two sides to this feathered story

Whataburger opens in Valdosta

With rising temps comes dwindling blood supply



Saturday 5/22/2004
ASU summer programs start up

Parks at Chehaw leaders await Fowlers master plan

Peanut growers turn plant to hay

Students fail at helping principal

United way holds event fundraiser



Sunday 5/23/2004
Cell phone numbers may go public

Fire still under investigation

Lady Night Hawks win again

Lee County's Deiter is a true team player

Local Sports Scoreboard-May 22, 2004

Meth labs on the rise

Summer heat safety tips



Monday 5/24/2004

APD car stolen

ASU hosts enrichment program

Bishop addresses Family Connection

Cell phone numbers may go public

Cell phone users can now "port" numbers

Conference center named for late mayor

District 151 candidates go before judge

Governor tours Albany MCLB

High gas hurting business?

Is beef still 'What's for dinner'?

Jury to decide sheriff's budget

Lady Night Hawks are in NAIA semis

Law enforcement uses new tool to find kids

Local Sports Scoreboard-May 24, 2004

President lays out plan for Iraq

Rainfall Gauge

South Georgia Bulldog fans salute Dooley

South Georgia deputy charged

South Georgia killer's appeal denied

The Greatest Generation: Part I

Vacant mobile home burns

Valdosta police officer hit by car

Wreck leaves Albany man dead



Tuesday 5/25/2004

Black artist exhibit opens at Albany Museum

City continues to discuss levee

Dairy farmers happy about high milk price

Downtown's new hotel breaks ground

Georgia in serious need of foster parents

GHSA Baseball Scoreboard-3rd round

Hospice patient savors last moments of life

Industrial park to bring hundreds of jobs

Lady Night Hawks fall to Simon Fraser

New animals at Reed Bingham

Park rangers enforce boating safety

Pint for a Pint!

Police investigate heavy metal theft

Poultry complex set for Colquitt and Cook

President lays out plan for Iraq

Rainfall Gauge

Separate wrecks block traffic

South Georgia Bulldog fans salute Dooley

The Greatest Generation: Part II

TU will relocate

Two men arrested for hammer attack





Wednesday 5/26/2004

Accused killer connected to rapes

Aspiring politician withdraws appeal

Babysitter classes start in Albany

Cross walk dangers in downtown Albany

Darton golfers in the lead at NJCAA

Farmers not profiting from high beef prices

GHSA Baseball Scoreboard-3rd round (May 26th)

Grady County Board of Education hit by vandals

ID theft suspects indicted

Is Georgia a target for terror?

Lady Night Hawks are national champs

Lady Night Hawks fall to Simon Fraser

Local Sports Scoreboard-May 26, 2004

Mayor missing money prompts Police polygraphs

Motorcycles from Yamaha of Albany

Police Department needs more officers

Rainfall Gauge

Red Cross chapter needs financial help

Saying goodbye isn't easy

State adopts water restriction plan

Summer Lunch bag program now serving

The Greatest Generation Part III: Ben Celaya's Story

The Greatest Generation-- Part IV: Sky Warriors

What will happen to old Belk's building?

Thursday 5/27/2004

10 Country: LeAnn's Educational Experiment

Accused killer connected to rapes

Airmen hit the road to honor veterans

Albany Mayor thinks regional airport good idea

ASU wins SIAC All-Sports Trophy

Bomb Squad inspects explosive in Abbeville

Cancer Society gets pleasant surprise

Church volunteer accused of fondling children

D.A. wins state award

Gang-banger pleads guilty to murder

Got peanut butter?

Hospice patient savors last moments of life

Idol is over, but more music competition at mall

LMS opens parent resource room

Local Sports Scoreboard-May 27, 2004

Miller County man still captive

Musical comedy expected to pull in visitors

No start date for water rules

Parker's sets the BBQ pace in Sylvester

Police say holiday roads will be deadly

School budget helped by state funds

Some elderly may be out of nursing homes

Sylvester cowboy riding high on PRCA circuit

Sylvester, Worth Co. supply America's peanuts

Tax hike in Dougherty County?

Friday 5/28/2004
ASU track team ready for D-II finals

Attorney's candidacy in limbo

Beer drinkers get ready for stronger brews

Big weekend at Reed Bingham

Cavs fall to 2nd place in NJCAA golf

Deputies at risk serving warrants

Farm well metering underway

Food for Thought

Friends rebuild historic landmark

Ga. motorists hit the road for the holiday

GHSA Baseball Scoreboard-3rd round (May 26th)

New cast shines spotlight on Colquitt

The Greatest Generation-- Part IV: Sky Warriors

Valdosta E.M.S. workers honored



Saturday 5/29

Cavs blown back to 6th place finish

Child nearly drowns in pool

Group hopes to bring voters to the polls

World War II wife remembers

WWII veterans honored



Sunday 5/30/2004
Local Sports Scoreboard-May 30, 2004

Burned out congregation set to move into new home

Grillers know best

Lawmakers honor veterans

Several injured in head-on collision

Monday 5/31/2004

Blood shortages Memorial Weekend

Bridge named after fallen soldier

Honoring fallen heroes

Patsy Cline comes to life

Rainfall Gauge

Remembering our fallen soldiers

Thirteen traffic fatalities, holiday not over

Travelers take safety into own hands

Why are grave stones disappearing?


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