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WALB News 10 Archives, July, 2004

Thursday 7/1/2004

10 Country: L. A. 's Convenient Fish

Domestic fight results in suicide

Bond hearing for four embezzlement suspects

Business leaders get Air Force orientation

Campers stir up cure for cancer

Fourth festivities planned at Reed Bingham

Govind Patel wants Senate seat

Man indicted on marijuana charges

Mayor fed up with high gas prices

MCLB Deputy Commander retires

Police charge seven in drive by shooting case

Police have suspect in Tift County Murder

State helps defend poor citizens

Vacant apartment burns

4th of July Events

Melon Fest marks 55 years

Local Sports Scoreboard-July 1, 2004

Friday 7/2/2004

Alabamians, Georgians cross lines for lottery and fireworks

Boy Scouts invade amusement park

Car slams into a utility pole

Food for Thought

Hawks draft pick spending holiday in Albany

Holiday's start make roads dangerous

Kids take charge of the courtroom

"Passion" still bringing in business

Protestors commemorate a year of marches

South Georgia celebrates Independence Day



Saturday 7/3/2004

Boaters hit the lake for the 4th

Hawks may have their man

Local Sports Scoreboard-July 3, 2004

Low blood supply concerns Red Cross

Manhunt continues in Tift County

Posey makes Jr. National team

Program keeps probationers out of trouble

Two arrests in fatal hit-and-run



Sunday 7/4/2004

Albany's Fireworks show bigger and better

All eyes on Albany skyline for fireworks show

ASU gets science grant

Estrada named an All-Star

Fireworks Preps start at dawn

Police warn public "NOT TO SET OFF FIREWORKS"


Monday 7/5/2004

1148th unit spends another July 4th overseas

All eyes on Albany skyline for fireworks show

Civil war boat jump starts Navy memories

English in the lead at Future Masters

Fire engulfs S. Georgia business

Florida man killed in fiery S. Georgia crash

MCLB sailors heading overseas

More fireworks tonight!

Murder suspect caught in Florida

Police: no fireworks arrests or injuries

Suspect in drive-by still on run

Trash cans help fireworks mess



Tuesday 7/6/2004

Albany sailors deploy for Iraq

Americus flood rescue remembered

Another downtown success

Are you ready for some football?

Avoiding early voting confusion

Buster's been busy

Family dollar store will be missed

Fire engulfs S. Georgia business

Flood victim remembers her scattered community

Hawks have their man

How hot will we get?

John Kerry picks John Edwards as running mate

Local Sports Scoreboard-July 6, 2004

Murder suspect captured

Murder suspect captured

Property owners can breathe easy

Spongebob 4-D opens at Wild Adventures

The Flood of the Century, a decade later

The 'future' is bright for English

Weather cooperates with positive peanut forecast

Wednesday 7/7/2004

Are you ready for some football?

Bulldogs, Blazers welcome high expectations

College student vs. retired construction worker

Counterfeit Items to be given to the needy

Curfew for minors?

Dougherty County property tax hike

Fake drug agent arrested

Flood moves many across town

Floodwatch flashback

High winds leave damage behind

Improvements in Emergency Management

Ken Hodges campaigns for re-election

Lee students bring play to life before leaving for Scotland

Lee Wal-Mart alcohol sales suspended

Man charged in mother's death

Man pleads not guilty in SAT scheme

Migrant worker struck by lightning

Murder suspect pleaded not guilty

Pets abandoned for three weeks

Rape suspect commits suicide in S. Georgia

Riverquarium grinds to a halt

S. Georgians preserve veggies at canning plant

Simulated school shoot out

Thursday 7/8/2004

Americus remembers the Flood of 1994

ATI vows to complete Riverquarium project soon

Chambliss battles cancer

Christo takes on new role

City and county debate over vacant seat

Drive-by suspects arrested

Flood Flashback: Floating coffins

Georgia coaches to visit Tifton

Knight gets his man

Lawsuits charging racism, fraud at GSW

Senator Chambliss has prostate cancer, expected to recover

Still no cause for dollar store fire

Supporters rally for Goss

Supreme Court Candidate visits S. Georgia

Taylor pleads for Perdue's cooperation

Friday 7/9/2004

Fatal wreck in Crisp county

Albanian eyes Governor's mansion

Balfour Board Press

'Caretaker' faces charges

Christo takes on new role

Church worker robbed at gun point

Collins campaigns in South Georgia

Deputies use tasers to take down criminals

Dougherty Primary will make history

EEO Public File Report

Firefighters give trees for Muscular Dystrophy

Flood of 1994 could happen again

Food for Thought

Georgia coaches to visit Tifton

Kids Against Hunger

Knight gets his man

Mending fences

Name the Riverquarium Turtle Mascot

Residents fear an alligator could hurt their pets

South Georgia town gets City of Ethics award

South Georgia track undergoes changes

Teen arrested for shooting at Transit Bus

Youth center offers teens options for entertainment



Saturday 7/10/2004

Candidates rally during last days of campaign

Former Chamber employee sentenced to ten years

Hawks eye Martin

Taylor looks to defend gold

Woman charged with disabled theft goes to court



Sunday 7/11/2004
Businesses work to attract senior shoppers

Day for the Melons in Cordele

Denham does it!

Embattled Principal keeps his job for now

Going to Greece!

GSP investigates how NASCAR driver got in chopper's pilot chair

Three people injured in wreck

Cutler/Washington fight for District 3 Commission seat again

Flood of 1994 tested government leaders

Local Sports Scoreboard-July 11, 2004




Monday 7/12/2004 

Albany eyesore coming down

Albany State proves "unsinkable" in Flood of '94

Armed robber and victim both arrested

Blood banks in need of donors

Dump site found

Head Start soon to be under new management

Eye in the sky saves crops

Floodwatch flashback

Grant kicks off re-election campaign

Head Start director resigns

Kids become accomplished chefs

S. Ga. city one of the lowest water rates

S. Georgians take advantage of advance voting

Teen charged in Moultrie wreck

Tight race seen for Chairmanship of Worth Commission

Wallace campaigns in S. Ga.

Woman claims Courthouse rape




Tuesday 7/13/2004

Americus after the Flood

Behind the scenes of Flint Riverquarium commercial

Dry weather helps cotton farmers

Eagles look to rebound after disappointing '03

Farmers view latest technology

Flood flashback

Food pyramid may get over-haul

Georgia Attorney General tours Civil Rights Movement Museum

Lee debate tonight

Lighting strikes South Georgia man

Local Head Start board could be stuck with $500K bill

Local Sports Scoreboard-July 13, 2004

Moultrie man critically injured in accident

Name the Riverquarium Turtle Mascot

Richt, Van Halanger speak in Tifton

Rival high schools battle for blood

Safeguarding elections from terrorists

Setting the stage



Wednesday 7/14/2004

A busy man

Americus after the Flood

Circus brings flaming acts, flying women

Court of Appeals candidate comes to town

Dedicated employee honored

Deployed soldier takes part in daughter's party

Don't become a target for thieves!

Flood flashback

Flood waters push new construction wave through school system

Grant looking for re-election to school board

Henry gives back

Kuwait mom talks to Georgia family

Lieutenant Governor tours Flint Riverquarium

Local Sports Scoreboard-July 14, 2004

Ministers send out support for Polite

Murder suspect arrested twice-- days before the murder

Old computers are new for schools

Safe stolen from convenience store

Terrell Coroner's race stays friendly

Trial of Albany Police Officer begins

U. S. Senate hopeful visits S. Georgia

Voters will choose who will represent entire county on school board

Watch out for your pets on hot days


Thursday 7/15/2004

1148th Transportation Group coming home soon

1230th Transportation members returning

APD officer found guilty of theft

Braves pick up where they left off

Flood waters push new construction wave through school system

Florida man killed in wreck

Lightning Strikes a South Georgia Home

Loss leads flood victims to love

Murder suspect arrested in Floirda

Panel created to study wild chicken problem

Political newcomer hopes to unseat long time sheriff

Randolph County school board plans a tax increase

Restauranteur arrested on Meth, pot charges

Riverquarium finish line finally in sight

Soldier talks to Albany family on satellite

Storms rock So. Georgia

Strong storm hits Colquitt County

WALB plans to stay on Thomasville cable system

Local Sports Scoreboard-July 15 2004



Friday 7/16/2004

Albany restaurant owner makes first appearance

Change of command at MCLB

Company plans to expand to S. Georgia

Dog mauls girl in Cook County

Embattled Poulan city official resigns

Expos knock Braves out of first

Food for Thought

Former teacher jailed for student sex

Golf tournament benefits American Cancer Society

Governor George Busbee dies at 76

High winds leave heavy damage

McLain named interim GSW baseball coach

Murder suspect arrested in Florida

Randolph County school board plans a tax increase

Saba runs for sixth sheriff term

Sheriff's race crowded with contenders

Strangers help fire victims

Tax hike could save fire dept.

The search for a bone-marrow match

Thieves shatter glass, leave safe behind

Tift County budget debate ends

Tift County School board member indicted

WALB News 10 Archives, July, 2004



Saturday 7/17/2004

Appeals candidates stop in S. Georgia

Brantley wants conservative vote

Busbee Remembered

Free ATV safety lessons

Preventing ATV injuries

River Pointe leads in Challenge Cup

Sheriff candidate holds meet and greet

Woman dies after wreck with teen driver

Writer publishes first book



Sunday 7/18/2004

1 person dies in massive I-75 pile up

Braves back in first

Lego art exhibit on display

Local Sports Scoreboard-July 18 2004

Massive pile-up shut downs I-75 North

Mitchell county house fire

Molestation trial begins this week

Plane crash kills four in Worth County

Scott, Spinks battle for District 153

Stonebridge defends title






Monday 7/19/2004

Accused killer sought in two states

ABAC opens another satellite school

Braves have first all to themselves

Cause of plane crash still undetermined

Colleagues remember George Busbee

Community shows support for military

Darton golfers battle it out at Albany Junior Open

Did teacher sex probe follow rules?

Election results projected at courthouse

Fowler still fighting for Chehaw

Georgia's not a presidential battleground

Guy Anderson

It's back!

Local Sports Scoreboard-July 19 2004

Man shot in broad daylight

One dead, 30 injured in I75 pile-up

Polls prepped for primaries

Satanic symbols painted on church

Steer it and clear it bill will save lives

Truckers return to old road rules

U.S. senate candidate campaigns in Valdosta

Will Dougherty County SPLOST continue?

You can still help Cordele woman battle cancer





Tuesday 7/20/2004

Dougherty District 3 keeps commissioner

Embezzlement suspects held without bond

Former Lowndes golfer wins Albany Junior Open

Georgia's not a presidential battleground

Governor Busbee laid to rest

Hatcher wants Blazers to have more fun

Hodges re-elected DA

Indicted D.A. loses race

Lead short lived

Murder suspect nabbed

Name the Riverquarium Turtle Mascot

New phones help keep students safe

Planning an Olympics excursion?

Police find strippers in Albany night club

Recount in Worth County

Roberts, Powell Sims advance to runoff

Saba clings to victory

Sheriff's Candidate hears of voter problems

Sheriff's race not expected to end tonight

Street light bill causes controversy

Teen injured in ATV crash

Traffic lights stuck on red

Voters decide more than 200 local and state races

Voters keep at-large School Board member, elects new District 5 rep

You can still help Cordele woman battle cancer


Wednesday 7/21/2004

Albany man drowns trying to save grandson

Albany's Smith ready for Jaguars training camp

Bicyclist stuck and killed by semi

Crossing guards ready for student safety

Dogs compete in beauty review

Forget boot camp, try beauty camp

Georgia punter suspended for one game

Plan for Chehaw may bring national attention

Plane crash caused by pilot error

Riverquarium welcomes new swimmers

Sheriff candidate will file election complaint

Summer storms bring dangerous lightning

Surprising victory, expected runoffs in Lee County

Two Incumbents win big in Worth County

Two run offs in Dougherty County election

Voters keep at-large School Board member, elects new District 5 rep




Thursday 7/22/2004

10 Country: Can't let go his LEGOs

1148th Transportation Company lands safely

300 jobs available!

Another Georgia hospital added to federal suit

Soldiers become friends overseas

Barbecue benefits sick child

Base updates community on BRAC

Former jailer charged in world wide drug ring

Head Start under new management

High Definition programming from NBC

Jaguars sign former Monroe standout

Karaoke competitors help find miracles for children

New school construction underway

Ribbons welcome Guard unit to T'ville

Summer reading camp at funeral home

Two arrested in meth bust

What's the latest with the Gillionville Road widening project?

Woman sentenced for abandoning dogs and cats





Friday 7/23/2004

Business show appreciation for airmen

Car thefts on the rise in Albany

Chambliss speaks on 9/11 report

Church holds a "sale that isn't"

Fire destroys a Habitat house

Food for Thought

Golden Rams picked to repeat in 2004

Principal Mims resigns

School systems sue state

Sheriff's computer specialist charged with kiddie porn

SIAC tourney returning to Albany

Students rewarded with computers

Third Brigade going back to Iraq

Time to take down election signs

Youngsters help wipe out hunger



Saturday 7/24/2004

County passes cell phone fee

Stepping Stones advocates child safety



Sunday 7/25/2004
Church gives away school supplies

City leaders work to bring shops to East Albany

Gator sightings growing in South Georgia

Heavy storms cause big mess

Local Sports Scoreboard-July 25, 2004

Parents learn to be computer sleuths

South Georgia teen drowns at Florida Park

Wild Adventures park-goers suffer from heat exhaustion




Monday 7/26/2004

Afternoon storm takes out traffic lights

Baby death under investigation

Benefit raises thousands for sick child

Blakely's Davis signs with Nets

Bonner leads Horsemen to the Indoor Bowl

Convenience stores suffer rash of break-ins

Deer: Should they stay or go?

Dougherty County man arrested for attacking father-in-law

East Albanians want more businesses

East Albany sees economic growth

Fun park takes steps to protect patrons from heat

Local Sports Scoreboard-July 26, 2004

New Radium plan unveiled

Patriotic walkers step across country

Police investigate rash of burglaries

Senator Chambliss going to Democratic Convention

Southwest Georgia delegates head to convention

Two killed in car crash

Woman dies in car accident

Tuesday 7/27/2004

60 new jobs in Americus

Albany Arena football is almost a sure thing

APD officer arrested for shoplifting

Arena football coming to Albany

Blood donors hope to win free gas

City and County work to keep landfill

Clark, McLemore face-off in runoff

DFCS seeks community help to prevent deaths

Falcons ready to open camp

Fire intentionally set at abandoned apartments

Georgia Southern picked to finish third in Southern Conference

Local Sports Scoreboard-July 27, 2004

New French market a hit

No one injured in shooting

Pirates end Braves road streak

Schools do not meet state's requirements

SIFE team named to final four

Smart Start helps with quality childcare





Wednesday 7/28/2004

Accurate water usage counts are needed

100 new jobs coming to South Georgia

Arena football coming to Albany

City manager steps up to defend Albany Police Department

Crisp Circuit Court recount complete

Darton sends more nurses into service

Don't forget about school zones

Fourth suspect arrested in 2001 triple homicide

Ft. Benning soldiers shoot for Olympic gold

Man recognized for business commitment

Moody Airmen make life saving rescue

Nursing students get their own basic training

Polish pilots visit Moody

Popular eatery closing

Sales tax holiday gets underway at midnight

Search for new Fitzgerald principal

WALB is staying!





Thursday 7/29/2004

10 Country: Page's Magic Dirt

A Superintendent's promise

Blazers picked to return to GSC football throne

Convicted cop had been in trouble before

Corporate Day of Caring

Early morning wreck leaves one dead

Ethics Board looks into Worth County testing

Fighting "fires" to prepare for real ones

Georgians save during sales tax holiday

Grant helps hospitals fight terrorism

High School Football Preview Schedule

Local Sports Scoreboard-July 29, 2004

Money is missing from a S. Georgia Red Cross office

Police make arrest in rash of burglaries

Rising costs not slowing South Georgia home building

School lunch prices on the rise

Southland names new baseball coach

Students celebrate Christmas in July

Troopers get high tech training




Friday 7/30/2004

1000 pound hog killed in South Georgia

Another Albany Police Officer arrested

DA seeks death penalty in murder case

Douglas gets national award

Downtown Douglas growing by leaps and bounds

East Albany home fire ruled arson

Food for Thought

High School Football Preview Schedule

Horse tests positive for EEE

Immunization Party makes shots a little easier

Leaders hold rally for Senate candidate

Name the Riverquarium Turtle Mascot

Planning an Olympics excursion?

Politicians still looking for young vote

Public still putting trust in police department

Reward offered in robbery

Smith signs with Jags

South Ga. Airman gets top honors

Saturday 7/31/2004

CAP practices search & rescue training

Tax free holiday gets mixed reviews

UGA-GSU kickoff set

Local Sports Scoreboard-July 31, 2004



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