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WALB News 10 Archives, September, 2004

Wednesday 9/1/2004
An economic boost for one of Georgia's smallest counties
APD wants hit & run driver
Bainbridge College Memorials
Belcher expected to kick for Jackets Saturday
Clearing the way for poultry processing company
Dog attack produces new animal ordinance
Evacuees getting ready to fill South Georgia hotels
Eversman demands debate with Sanford Bishop
Fast food restaurant torched
Florida, Georgia carefully eye Frances
Former D.A. pleads guilty
Hands across borders to keep roads safe
Horse attacked by vicious dog
Lee man arrested on porn charges
Meth lab supplies found during fire
New twist in Lee Sheriff's race
Phoebe C.E.O. says he will not resign
Rams, Blazers ready to renew rivalry
Remodeling has begun!
Sheriff candidate gets more bad news from board
South Georgia opinions vary on Miller speech

Students help remedy onion disease

Sumter drug bust

The wild wild west comes to south Georgia
Truck driver identified
Walking for memories
What's keeping big entertainers out of Albany?




Thursday 9/2/2004
10 Country: Billy's Peanut City

South Georgia Republicans get ready to hit campaign trail
Albany volunteers return from Charley
Emergency shelters for pets
Farmers keep an eye on storm
Floridians commute, Georgians cancel
Georgia Cotton farmers are being shunned
Georgia officials prepare for Frances
Georgia takes in aircraft, too

Helpful Safety Tips and Links

Hurricane Frances gets Thomas County's attention

If there's no room at the inn, where can evacuees go?
Know your hurricane evacuation route
Local Sports Scoreboard-September 2, 2004
Phoebe prepares for Frances
Player of the Week (Week II)
Red Cross issues special appeal
Republicans find a lot to like about a Democrat
Shelters continue to open in South Georgia
South Georgia 4-H students bring home a major title
South Georgia prepares for Hurricane Frances
Sunshine staters head to Georgia-- Again
University president says bio-tech good for Georgia's future
Warehouse fire burns throughout night

 


Friday 9/3/2004
10 Country: John's Fishy Life
Americus game moved to Ellaville
Baby horse escapes Hurricane and beats odds
Daily Midwest Livestock Report
Evacuation doesn't come cheap
Floridians deal with another evacuation
H.E.R.O.s keep traffic moving
High School Football Scoreboard-September 3, 2004
No more rooms in Tifton
Reading campaign kicks off!
South Georgia's newest jewel is on display
The latest on Hurricane Frances

 

 

Saturday 9/4/2004Children feel the effects of Hurricane FrancesDogs 'Ware' out EaglesEvacuees pass up sheltersHurricane effects blood supplyJackets sting Bulldogs in openerPilot killed in plane crashRainfall Gauge

Rams score Golden win over Blazers

 


Sunday 9/5/2004
Emergency shelter listEvacuees find safety at emergency sheltersEvacuees pray for strengthFrances returns to water, could get a boostFrances sends her calling cardI-75 free of traffic jamsLatest NWS Advisory (Tornado watch)Power crews head back southRams score Golden win over BlazersShelters for people, pets open in South GeorgiaSome Florida evacuees camp out in South GeorgiaSouth Georgia braces for Hurricane Frances

Tree limbs litter Thomas County

 


 

Monday 9/6/2004

After Storm Safety TipsBrowning receives 'special' honorCharles Dwain SimpsonDamage, power outages plague Tift CountyDog killed by falling treeEmergency shelter listEvacuees rave about southern hospitalityEvacuees say goodbye to GeorgiaEvacuees stick through the storm at sheltersFloridians leaving Albany for homeFrances brings storm damage to LowndesFrances gives South Georgians quite a scareFrances returns to water, could get a boostOfficials say 'stay' but many evacuees can't waitRain will swell tributariesSouth Georgia stores board up against stormSouthwest corner of state hears from FrancesSurging winds, spot power outages come to Dougherty Co.Thomasville holds on for dear life

Winds and rain rip through Dougherty/Lee County




 

Tuesday 9/7/2004 City checks power lines, restores powerEvacuees rave about Southern hospitalityFitzgerald home destroyed by falling treeFrances brings death to GeorgiaFrances forces Rams indoors for second straight dayFrances gives South Georgians quite a scareFrances shakes pecans from trees too earlyLibertarian candidate says less governmentMiller sends water to hurricane victimsMinor flooding possibleNow the cleanup; trees hard hitSchools reopenStorm causes big scare for one familyStorm clean up underway in LowndesStorm passes, damage remainsTerrell cleanup after FrancesThomasville holds on for dear lifeThree killed in Tifton head on crash




 

Wednesday 9/8/2004ASU's Magwood earns SIAC honorsAccused killer caught in FloridaATVs from Yamaha of AlbanyBad weather brings jobs to S. GABig pot bust in SumterChurch feeds community heroesClean-up cost adds up in AlbanyCompetition could be on the way to airportDump site for yard debris opensEyesore out of city sightFarmers keep a close eye on Hurricane IvanFire Chief recovers from heart attackFired officer arrestedFrances leaves a big messFrances washes out dirt roadsMemorial service for Bainbridge College wreck victimsMillions of dollars equals thousands of jobsSome South Georgians still without powerSouth Georgians still without powerStorm gives Worth County cotton crop a beatingStudents pursue exciting degree

Wrong turn causes train wreck


 

 

Thursday 9/9/200410 Country: Billy Can't Leave SchoolAlzheimer's fundraiser this weekendCity manager honored for public serviceComedy Doctor kicks off fund raising eventConstruction of South Albany Health Care Center underwayDOT learns important lessons from Hurricane FrancesFire destroys two homesFloridians reserve rooms early for IvanFrances damages a South Georgia vineyardFrances lowers our blood supplyGeorgia takes step up in SAT'sHeard of Colquitt? You've no doubt heard of Swamp GravyHistoric site could closeHungry in Colquitt? Drop anchor at Pirates CoveIvan prompts evacuation of KeysLee QB takes P.O.W. honorsLocal Sports Scoreboard September 9, 2004Louise Conoly BuntingMaddox keeps spot with JagsMosquito control still neededMotorcycle wreck victim on road to recoverySheriff's lawsuit versus County postponedSouth Georgians wait for electricityTift County's Chamber CEO moves onWelcome to downtown Colquitt

 

 

 

Friday 9/10/2004Another APD officer arrestedAshburn takes Turner County to courtEvacuee gives birth in South GeorgiaFloridians reserve rooms early for IvanFood for ThoughtGeorgians, Chambliss remember 9/11Insurance adjusters go to work after FrancesIvan continues movement toward FloridaMother, daughter dead in apparent murder-suicideNeed a generator? Good luck!Small town gets first police departmentState releases end-of-course test scores

 

 

Saturday 9/11/2004Bulldogs survive scareDOT ready for crowded roadsHigh School Football Scoreboard September 10thIt's a good time to be a hotel ownerLocal Sports Scoreboard September 11, 2004Mrs. Dollie Palmer DavisMrs. Dollie Palmer DavisSouth Georgians remember Sept 11thSouth Georgians warned to prepare for IvanThe Locker Room ReportValdosta enters state of emergency

 

 

Sunday 9/12/2004
Mobile home owners urged to prepare for Ivan
Power crews rest while they canRams, Blazers roll to easy victoriesTech pulls off unbelievable comebackTo stay or not to stay: evacuees face dilemma

Volunteers prepare for Ivan

 

 

 

Monday 9/13/2004A teenager is raped in her homeCop review enters final stagesDOT ready for crowded roadsEvacuees urged to keep heading northHotels don't rent all booked roomsHotels try to keep up with cancelations, bookingsIf Ivan comes, leave that mobile homeIvan could be devastating for cotton farmersIvan's winds clocked at 160MPHLee Co. prepares for IvanLoan sharks hookedMany mourn loss of "Brother" JonesMeyer Von Bremen holds campaign kick-offMobile home code requires 99MPH stabilityS. Georgia Professor publishes book honoring President ReaganTeenager drowns in pondTifton man dies in fiery crashTo stay or not to stay: evacuees face dilemma


Tuesday 9/14/2004
Albany business has generators

Back on courseDetective arrested, son on the runEvacuees "parking" in South GeorgiaFormer YMCA bookkeeper found guiltyGive blood, give lifeHarvey disqualified as mayorHooters Tournament moved back in ValdostaIf Ivan comes, leave that mobile homeIvan could hit land ThursdayIvan has vacation spots on his listIvan pushes toward Gulf coastLocal government sets up storm hotlineLocal Sports Scoreboard September 14, 2004MCLB hosts Florida counterpartsMoody prepares for IvanPOW's rememberedSchools closed in ValdostaSemi overturns, causes major delaysSumter County doesn't take Ivan lightlySupreme Ct. upholds CON regulations for medical centersT-U soccer match postponed due to IvanTurner Job Corps evacuates studentsWoman dies at wheel, slams into pole




Wednesday 9/15/2004
ABAC names new Interim President
Albany/Early County game postponedAngry Ivan churns gulf at Panama City BeachCreek watching is all the rageEvacuees relocating to S. GeorgiaFood bank stocks up for IvanFunnel clouds bring damage to BlakelyIvan doesn't come empty-handedIvan postpones ASU volleyball matchesIvan's nasty little surprise: TornadoesLady Cavs ready to open season in new arenaPanama City awaits a long nightPanhandle readies for Ivan's wrathRev. Jesse Jackson speaks at ASURobber beats victim with pistolShelter opens in ValdostaTree cutting can prevent major storm damageTwisters touch down in Miller CountyWeather radios sold outWeather warning for Spanish speaking S. Georgians

 

 

 

Thursday 9/16/2004Ivan spawns tornadoes, leaving some homes smashedBaby named after hurricaneHurricane evacuees head homeIvan slowly fizzles, Jeanne eyes BahamasMoultrie Road residents breathe easierNot time for the 'All Clear'Police search for armed robbery suspectsPregnant woman dies from crash injuriesReligion ReportRotten harvestSouth Dougherty residents won't forget twisterSoutheastern Farm Market SurveyThree brothers run for their livesTwister causes damage in Dougherty County

Woman takes refuge in bath tub

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 9/17/2004Beach home owners go to see property damageBikers roll into South Georgia for good causeBlakely firefighter saves womanBlues musician sends sparks flyingCity crews sweep up after IvanCreeks continue to take on waterCrop dusters answer farmers' prayersEarly County farmers hit hard by IvanEvacuees come home to disasterFallen trees cause problems in South GeorgiaFood for ThoughtLane is Player of the WeekMarines from Florida take shelter at MCLBMoody lends a hand to hurricane victimsRetailers begin to replenish supplies, generators
School closing list / Shelter list
Three brothers run for their lives

 

 

Saturday 9/18/2004Church works to aid West AfricaFloridians hunt for suppliesHurricanes hurt blood supplyMigrant worker dies in wreckMotorcycle crash kills onePrepare trees for bad weather

 

 

Sunday 9/19/2004Bainbridge Bike Fest reves up economyEvacuated Marines try to enjoy time in S. GeorgiaFlying startGeorgia remains unbeatenHigh School Football ScoreboardKids, Marines test their enduranceLocal Sports Scoreboard September 18, 2004One man dead in Lee County CrashRainfall GaugeRestaurant raises money for hurricane victimsTar Heels take sting out of JacketsWreck kills mother, injures husband and children

 

 

Monday 9/20/2004Civil rights tour bus stops in AlbanyEvacuated Marines try to enjoy time in S. GeorgiaFunny money surfaces over weekendHurricane victims need your helpHurricanes take a toll on Southern cropsInvestigator and deputies resignParents can help students prepare for testsPensacola Marines to stay in GeorgiaPolice Chief forced to step downRams rack up honorsSales Department ContactsSenior citizen working out to break recordsSouth Georgia University celebrates 50 yearsStorms produce extra skeetersValdosta BOE examining dress codeValdosta Police get memorialVictim escapes her attackerWife remains critical after wreckWithin striking distance

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 9/21/2004Albany hopes for federal storm assistanceAPD Cop kills son, then selfAPD cop kills young son, selfDoctors take part in cardiac trainingElementary school students learn about waterFamily, friends shocked after shootingFlorida Panhandle takes Ivan's worstGas price climbs a dimeGridlock at the ballpark?High School dropouts get second chanceLimb knocks out power to DowntownLocal Sports Scoreboard September 18, 2004Man dies in crash on the way to see wifeMcDonald wins at KinderlouMom and Pop enter the packaged food businessPensacola Marines stay in Georgia a little longerPolice Chief forced to step downShooting delays announcement about APD ChiefStudents to attend inaugurationThis is a blue light alertVehicle purchases benefit United Way

Welcome home!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 9/22/2004Albany soldier killed in AfghanistanAPD Cop kills son, then selfArena deal imminentCity Manager reviews Hayslip's filesCo-workers pray for wounded motherCrooks invade dead officer's homeCuddly comfort goes a long wayEyeing the tri-fectaFitzgerald has a unique historyGeorgians learn to compete for moneyGrief counselors on duty at Pre-K schoolHigh School Football Polls (Sept. 22nd)Hurricanes bring in and take away moneyLocal leaders react to murder-suicideMen arrested for assault and robberyS. Georgia man dies in early morning wreckSchool community accepts tragedySenate candidates go head to headSouth Georgia soldier killed in AfghanistanThreat recipient says dead officer was unstable

Top cop leaves at week's end

 

 

 

 

Thursday 9/23/200410 Country: Tommy's Special HospitalAlbany man shot in legAlbany Marine arrested for attempting to entice a childArena deal imminentBermese chickens rule the Fitzgerald roostCharities get big checksCity of Albany picks an interim Police ChiefCoble goes back to back in championshipDeputies save drowning girlFind a unique dining experience at Nabila's in FitzgeraldFitzgerald has a unique historyFugitive leads police on chaseHigh School Football Polls (Sept. 22nd)Local Sports Scoreboard September 24, 2004Man charged with stealing tons of metalMore lawsuits filed in Phoebe flapPolice officers receive counselingRandolph-'Clay's' fantastic freshmanStudents learn the value of votingWaffle House robbed again

Youth Minister charged with child molestation

 

 

 

Friday 9/24/2004

APD releases shooting info
Brooks man missing since Monday
Cadets honor POW/MIA

Child homicides on the rise
Coble goes back to back in championship
County Administrator resigns
Evacuees head to S. Georgia, again
FEMA agents help Early County storm victims
Food for Thought
Local Sports Scoreboard September 24, 2004
Marathon man has sick child in mind
New shopping brings economic boost
Randolph-'Clay's' fantastic freshman
Soldier returns from battle, dies in motorcycle accident
Students celebrate character's birthday
Students celebrate harvest of art

 

 

Saturday 9/25/2004
Blazers get big 'W' on the road
Eagles roll to big victory
Families bury Albany Police Officer and Son
High School Football Scoreboard
North Florida, Big Bend bracing for Jeanne

 

 

Monday 9/27/2004Albany emerges into daylight with substantial debrisEmergency crews clean up during JeanneGeorgia Power stages hundreds in S. GeorgiaHeavy rain dumped on AmericusJeanne floods, topples trees in Tift Co.Jeanne leaves thousands without powerLowndes County swamped by Jeanne's torrents Lowndes County welcomes Jeanne refugees
Power outages widespread
Rain leads to traffic death, winds uproot trees
South Georgia happy to see Jeanne go
Storms affect farmers the most
Thomas Co. assesses damage from Jeanne
Thomasville works through night after storm blast

 

 

 

Tuesday 9/28/2004Albany Bank and Trust wins Bank of Year awardAlbany Police Chief job requirementsAtkinson deluged with half-foot of rainDavis not acting his ageDirt roads eaten away by JeanneFlorida water truck flips on I-75Georgia Electoral District Maps, 2004Pecan crops in ruinSouth Ga. gets damage assessment from AtlantaSpence Field crops take a beatingStreet Department shifts into overdriveThe Little River is swelling with waterValdosta police looking for murder suspectVandals strike schoolsWho are the candidates for Federal Office?Who are the candidates for the Georgia House?Who are the candidates for the Georgia Senate?Woman arrested after stabbingWorkforce demands to impact Vocational collegesYMCA raising money for skate park





 

Wednesday 9/29/2004Albany doctor arrestedArena Football is coming to AlbanyBattle of the Bug: How to keep them away?Board settles for extra payDougherty County school make-up daysFallen soldier rememberedH.E.A.T. Patrol Car targets aggressive driversHospital offers reduced price mammogramsKids weight in on space travelLack of inspectors could make food unsafeLocal Sports Scoreboard September 29, 2004Mosquitoes are thriving in south GeorgiaNew fire Chief namedPhoebe staffs high school nursesSchool board to sell Home Drive propertySuspects hold up hotelWater in Pavo is safe to drinkWithlacoochee floods roads in LowndesYoung voters look forward to debates




Thursday 9/30/2004

10 Country: Hartley's Fountain of Mental YouthThe Player of the Week is a HornetASU students set out to get people to pollsCamilla invites you to drop by for a spellCustom InteriorsDaddy Don't - A play on domestic violenceDebbie's makes dining a family affairFlu shots are inFree show from the skyJeanne still poses health threatsLowndes certified as literate communityMcRee Hall will make Camilla a Better Home TownMedical Society again calls for Wernick resignationNew arena football team talks try-outsParty leaders have high debate expectationsSouth Georgians tune in for TV debates1148th Soldier remembered

Local Sports Scoreboard September 30, 2004

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