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WALB News 10 Archives, June, 2004

 

Tuesday 6/1/2004

Bernes campaigns in Valdosta

Burned out congregation set to move into new home

City's smoking ban takes effect

Convenience store raided, shut down

Daniels working his way to the NBA

Fatalities exceed trooper's predictions

Hospital cafeteria goes five-star

Kids enjoy special summer camp

LC's Posey, Weaver are all-star picks

Local Sports Scoreboard-June 1, 2004

Mule Barn could be demolished

New health care center boasts hefty price tag

Pastor to Politician

Rainfall Gauge

South Georgia church back in movies

South Georgia officers gear up for G-8

Traffic system may reduce drive time in Albany

Two arrested after armed robberies

 

 



 

Wednesday 6/2/2004

AHA Volunteer of the Year

Airman discharged from military

Airmen make life-saving rescue

Albany company supplies Air Force

Businessmen arrested on federal charges

Darton opens new P.E. complex

Donalsonville loses power for hours

Dougherty leaders hear money woes

Ellis trial postponed

Ground broken on First Tee of Albany golf complex

LC's Posey, Weaver are all-star picks

Marijuana field found in Echols

Marijuana growing behind business

Meals on Wheels suffers empty tanks

National Guard heads to Sea Island

Severe storms bring lightning damage

Small business growth attracts new businesses

South Ga. woman charged with hit and run

South Georgia church back in movies

Teachers work on certification

Turtles migrate to Riverfront Park

WALB News 10 Archives, June, 2004

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Thursday 6/3/2004

Albany honors two champions

10 Country: Billy's Fine Ear

Anti gang programs in jeopardy from funding cuts

Consolidation commission votes yes

County works to conserve fuel

Darton's Green is ready for MLB draft

Donalsonville loses power for hours

EMS under fire in Worth County

Healthcare Administrator tries politics

Lee County citizens will sit on crematory trial

Meals on Wheels suffers empty tanks

Rescue team given travel trailer

Riverfront Park expected to be mosquito free

Severe storms bring lightning damage

Sims back on ballot for house race

Slow down Speeders!

South Georgians walk for hunger

Storms cause damage all over South Georgia

Teens accused of burning down house

Teens find work at Wild Adventures

Valdosta restaurants help fight hunger

 

 

 

Friday 6/4/2004

10 year old pregnant

Albany firefighters to serve at G-8

City to ask Phoebe for $500,000

Coke goes low carb

County votes to buy green space

Darton soccer signs seven players

Hospital pharmacy gets computerized

Housing Authority honors late director

Humane Society holds silent auction

Local football star speaks to students

Local Sports Scoreboard-June 4, 2004

Regular car maintenance could save you money

S. Georgian accused of scamming company out of $60,000

South Georgia Law Enforcement Officers head to G-8

The secret to increasing jobs

Twilight poker run

 

 

 

 

Saturday 6/5/2004
Basket lovers come to Albany

Cancer survivors celebrate life

Donations collected for wreck victims

Former President Ronald Reagan dies at 93

Fun continues at RiverFront Park

Hundreds cast lines in fishing tourney

S. Georgians donate thousands to CMN

Troy State students graduate

Wrecks in Bainbridge, Barney kill two



Sunday 6/6/2004

Corporate sponsors big boost for telethon

Man gets second liver transplant

President Carter makes history

South Georgia veteran relives D-Day

South Georgians remember Ronald Reagan

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 6/7/2004

Accused child molester denied bond

Albany to host Special Olympics

Argument turns deadly

Company helps premature baby

Drew picked by Arizona

G8 puts Georgia on world stage

Georgia native held in NC murder

Gravestones returned

Heavenly Home

Hospital pharmacy gets computerized

How high will Dougherty County taxes go?

Lee County employees looking for larger raise

Man destroys home with fire

Man sought for attempted arson

Park grand opening draws thousands

Safe-T-ville

Shades of Gold gives artists a second chance

Smoking ban takes it's toll on a Valdosta business

Summit is bad news for some business owners

Teen gets stuck in chimney

Valdosta man shot three times

Venus is passing

Woman survives being stabbed and cut

Truck driver safe after wreck on U.S. 19

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 6/8/2004
G8 protesters outnumbered by police, TV cams

Authorities search for armed attacker in Tift County

Braves draft Albany's Griffin

Bush leads U.N. support, protesters play tag

City officers can arrest in county

Commissioners looking for money to give raises

Conserving water is a serious topic

Controlling aquatic weeds

Deputies keep almost two pounds of marijuana off street

Federal officials sue Terrell County

Flint River Herbicide Notice

Former probation officer arrested

FSU player from Ashburn dies in her sleep

Georgia cadet will walk in funeral

Kids catch fresh air

Local Sports Scoreboard-June 8, 2004

South Georgia cowgirls shine at rodeo
Student appeals weapon charges
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Virus infects tobacco plants

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 6/9/2004

Brunswick man arrested; Largest protest so far

Chinese G8 demonstrators enjoy American freedom

Commissioners looking for money to give raises

Convicted cocaine dealer arrested again

Coroner wants to re-open inmate death case

Darton College makes new space for students

Green is now an Angel on the pitching mound

Kids Cafe` Opens

Local Sports Scoreboard-June 9, 2004

Mid East reform tops G8 agenda

Reckless shooting injuries Albany man

Regents approve VSU project

Ronald Reagan to be honored with state funeral

Senior citizens enjoy the outdoors

South Georgians help at Reagan procession

Stabbing suspect remains at large

Teachers float down the Flint

Thomasville man to serve in Reagan's funeral

Val-Tech student shines at state competition

 

 

 

Thursday6/10/2004

10 Country: Melvin's Sound Store

Albany native Ray Charles dies

ASU vows to right its ship

City councilman indicted

Daily Midwest Livestock Report

Deputies bust teen gun theft ring

Elderly soon to be discharged from care homes

Lowndes' Green signing for some green

Makeover for Thomasville

Man arrested for stabbing ex-girlfriend

Memorial Park dedicated in Homerville

Miller Beer gets a musical flavor

Moody pilots are getting ready for Moultrie

Protesters wander historic Savannah

Rams coaches ready for summer camp

Satellite viewers tune into local news

Savannans glad Summit is over

South Georgia man murdered in Albany

South Georgians remember Ray Charles

Thomas County Food Bank turns 6

 

 

Friday 6/11/2004

30 mile long yard sale in South Georgia

Choir getting a taste of fame

Club receives grant

Coroner candidate speaks out

Four wheeler safety

Ft. Benning soldiers remember Reagan

Inmate escapes, later caught

Medicaid payments will soon stop for some

Moody Airmen return from Iraq

Moss divers off to good start

New weather check in Albany

South Georgians get a taste of New Orleans

 

 

Saturday 6/12/2004

Body found in Tift County

Boy dies in fire

Boys learn from men

Commissioner seeking re-election

Local Sports Scoreboard-June 14, 2004

Next stop Omaha for Georgia

Police make arrests in Albany murder case

 

 

 

Sunday 6/13/2004

Dawson welcomes home a hero

Weather raises threat of West Nile virus

 

 

Monday 6/14/2004

Baseball in Iraq

2004 corn crop standing tall

Blood donation week in Valdosta

Crews work to prevent flash flooding

Free summer learning for all ages

Friends shocked by elderly man's murder

Georgia's oldest World War I vet dies

High school student fined ten-thousand dollars after fight

Local Sports Scoreboard-June 14, 2004

M.C.L.B. hosts new testing lab

News editor doubles as coroner

Oxycontin stolen from pharmacy

Prison guard arrested for drugs

Scientist say wild chickens need to be studied

Soldier wounded while helping comrade

Teen arrested for growing pot

There's still a chance

Valdosta Chamber gets top honors

Wanted: Dead beat parents

 

 

 

Tuesday 6/15/2004

Albany rescuers routinely train for disasters

Agents arrest suspected drug dealers

Albany leaders review contract for arena football

Camp Catch A Breath helps kids with asthma

Celebrating Father's Day every day

College World Series rich in tradition

Construction starts on Lowndes rec. center

D.A. Hodges kicks off re-election campaign

Keen fulfills dream

Leaders debating fee for progress

Lee animal shelter on hold

Local Sports Scoreboard-June 14, 2004

Moseley lawsuit thrown out

Murder suspect arrested

No summer break for test-taking campers

Photography camp teaches kids camera skills

Saba opens campaign headquarters

Southern Baptists split from Baptist World Alliance

Storen ready to bring Arena Football to town

Tourist attraction brings life to Fargo

USDA Plans Animal ID Listening Session in Georgia




Wednesday 6/16/2004
30 mile yard sale big success

Albany Marines save lives in Middle East

APD investigates South Albany murder

Doctor's license suspended

Elderly woman dies in house fire

Farmers go wireless

Is your car a theft magnet?

It's harvest time for blueberry farmers

LC's Posey gets shot at USA Jr. National Team

Man sentenced for shooting at cop

Man sentenced for shooting at officer

Monday is deadline to register to vote

Moultrie's English leading Southern Junior age group

Murder suspect arrested in Valdosta

Political "signs" of the times

Poulan City officials under investigation

Ray Charles will be remembered in Albany

S. Georgian killed in wreck

S. Georgian's provide health care to migrants

South Georgia relative remembers Ray Charles

South Georgia women committed to "Go Red"

Startup is Georgia's best finishing act

UGA's Perno has proven to be the right choice

Waffle House robbery similar to earlier stickup

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 6/17/2004
Community rallies to save trapped man

Albany woman death ruled natural causes

Blazers staying at Bazemore-Hyder

Columbus boy found safe

Elderly woman dies in house fire

Georgia's top students learn at VSU

Inmates get therapy from pets

Insurance agent arrested for fraud

Interim D.A. appointed

Levi's Call

Local players faring well in big tournaments

Man-made mountain no more

Neighborhood meth lab destroyed

Posey gets shot at USA Jr. National Team

Prices go up in Ashburn

School officials consider tax hike

South Georgia relative remembers Ray Charles

South Georgians updated on legislative session

VSU QB school is in session

Watermelon growers struggle with Florida avalanche

10 Country: Keith's Double Freedom

Local Sports Scoreboard-June 17, 2004

 

 

 

Friday 6/18/2004

Community rallies to save trapped man

Dangerous heat in South Georgia

Donation week helps restock blood bank

Drug Agent Commander also pro bass fisherman

Father's Day picnic focuses on men's health

Fireworks show moves to new location

Food for Thought

Group hosts Juneteenth celebration

New command at MCLB

New voter I.D. cards in the mail

Police use new tool to combat drunk driving

Race across America

Ray Charles remembered in Albany

 

 

 

Saturday 6/19/2004

Band raises mile of money

Dozens participate in car show

"Men on the Move" for better health

Titan Games provide plenty of action

Woman celebrates 102 years

 

 

 

Sunday 6/20/2004

Bill could add fee to national parks

Local Sports Scoreboard-June 20, 2004

Medicare discount card program off to a slow start

Mother dies in crash child survives

Phoebe Putney says lawsuit is false

Thief steals car and wrecks

Tony's Gym to expand

Tools big hit for Father's Day

 

 

 

Monday 6/21/2004

Absentee voting begins

Bill could add fee to national parks

Boy in critical condition after head-on collision

Dog saved from a fire

English in hunt, again

First day of summer!

Grilling Safety Tips

Guard unit captain gets stateside R&R

Is Albany's budget to thin to cut?

Judge candidate in Albany

Lee County property to be re-evaluated

Local Sports Scoreboard-June 20, 2004

Northwest Albany booms while east side waits

Nursing home residents may get a reprieve

S. Georgian dies at the beach

The race for Senate Seat 13

Want to clean up after thousands of kids?

Women ignore doctors' warnings

 

 

 

Tuesday 6/22/2004

Accused killer indicted by grand jury

Clinton book draws crowds, but not here

County employee overpaid?

Dr. Brown announces run for School Board

First Lee County new car dealership opens

Gas prices dip; South Georgia drivers aren't cheering

Inmate death ruled suicide

Lee County team world series bound

Local candidates speak at forum

Local Sports Scoreboard-June 22, 2004

Man accused of helping athlete pass SAT

Phoebe Putney to help pay for South Albany health care

Pool Safety takes National Interest

Running for House Seat 149

School board holds tax hearings

South Georgia Hospital gets Re-accreditation

Textbooks open for public review

U.S. Senate candidates in Albany

Wreck sends truck into ditch

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 6/23/2004

Another toddler dies in hot car

Debate continues over SBC vote

Elderly woman scammed for over $1 million

Extension agents are more than agriculture experts

Farmer of the Year program has outgrown current venue

High winds cause damage to business, home

Local Sports Scoreboard-June 23, 2004

Medical mission in South Georgia

Moving north good thing for one business

New education center near Cuthbert

New life slithers into Riverquarium

Paul Robertson dies at 87

Rift Valley fever is cause for concern

Sheriff still under investigation

SWGA Counties work to protect MCLB

Three democrats fight for House Seat 151

U.S. Senate candidates in Albany

Ward returns to Thomasville

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 6/24/2004

Chehaw director want to reach for more revenue

Severe winds leave Shellman with damage

Fire destroys home

City doesn't plan to pay WG&L

Dooley speaks in Tifton

Second Chance for teen mothers

Albany State honors Ray Charles

Skeeter hunters work to end nuisance

Save a life, adopt a pet!

Forklift Rodeo teaches safety

Campaign to slow down AIDS

Embezzlement suspects make court appearance

10 Country: Fred Builds Watermelons

High winds cause damage to business, home

Elderly woman scammed for over $1 million





Friday 6/25/2004

LSU's Muschamp talks defense

Foster parent scrutiny increases

Mitchell Co. Sports Hall of Fame adds new members

Local Sports Scoreboard-June 25, 2004

Georgia Guard unit gets into thick of action

Football 101 at ASU

Government plans to relax control of airport security

Religious organization hopes to influence voters

Another arrest in elderly scam

Dougherty Judgeship campaign difficult for candidates

A deadly crash in Crisp county

Rain puts damper on watermelon yield

MCLB and Chamber make partnership official

Where are the Clean Beaches?

Mr. Marion Gerald Jernigan

Food for Thought

Saturday 6/26/2004

Broadaway in front in Savannah

Lawmakers pass school lunch bill

Lotto jackpot jumps to $210 million

Check for secure hotels when out on vacation



Sunday 6/27/2004

Buyers Beware

Iced tea tops in the south

March focuses on nonviolence

New child safety seat law takes effect

PAUSE and get tested for HIV

Posey makes first cut for U.S. National team

Residents work to preserve TY TY's history

Strong storms sweep across SWGA




 

Monday 6/28/2004

Albany attorney has high aspirations,

Albany man killed by hit and run driver

Animal control facility necessary, but expensive

Baby arrives at chicken plant

Basketball officials training for next season

Broadaway comes up short in playoff

Cain campaigns in South Georgia

Crash kills two Berrien teens, injures another

Excursion train hits a truck

Expo Prepares for 2004 Field Day

Highway named in memory of former mayor

Local campaigns in high gear

Man run over by bus

Mosque leader prays for peace in Iraq

New Miss Georgia stops in Albany

Senate candidate stumping in SWGA

Store owner says fire was no accident

Wreck victims still in hospital




Tuesday 6/29/2004

Believers pray for 40 days

Bond set for one in embezzlement ring

Cockfield wins A2FL honors

Confused about Medicare discount drug cards?

Could the trees in your yard be dangerous?

Demand for Georgia armor increases production, jobs

Denise Majette wants to make political history

Feds say Albany Head Start may be mishandling money

Gas prices dip, not enough for drivers

Hole in the Wall Gang strikes again

Internet pornography or free speech?

Literacy program receives a big donation

Living Spaces Voting Rules

Mega Millions drawing attracts customers

Nicholson leaves Southland

Remaining embezzlement suspects surrender

Sheriff hopeful step closer to qualifying

"Stop the Pork" tour brings Isakson to Albany

Symphony celebrates 40 years

Truckers strike from port to port

VSU breaks ground on residence hall


 

Wednesday 6/30/2004

Albany teen earns top honor

Alice Coachman honored for Olympic gold

Commissioners pass bigger budget

Dooley's last day

Drive by shooting injures bystander

Fewer stores caught selling to underage

Homeowners warn you about bad deal

It's official, Dougherty County taxes are going up

Leaders helping people read and write

Murder in Tift County

Museum Director heads west

New law for teen drivers

Oxford runs on problem-solving platform

People head to Florida for fireworks

Propane leak opens eyes to dangers

Reddick, Lindsey move to right side

South Georgia mayor speaks out about gas prices

State Supreme Court Chief Justice says prisons overcrowded

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