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WALB News Archives, January, 2005


Saturday 1/1/2005

Bulldogs finish with win number 10

FSU runs to Gator Bowl win

Jackets fall in OT at Kansas

Police search for bank robber

Snow in South Georgia?

Taking a swim to break in the New Year

YMCA holds open house




Sunday 1/2/2005

Aid headed out from Albany

Falcons lose by inches at Seattle

Local Sports Scoreboard January 2, 2005

More guardsmen deploy

More S. Georgians eligible for flu shots

Race car spins out of control, flies into crowd





Monday 1/3/2005

Albany's interim city manager takes control

DC Police Chief will study abroad

Deadly burglary puts three in jail

Dragway owners say wreck could've been worse

Healthbeat: ChicoMetrics

Kids Against Hunger in South Asia

Liberty Expressway wreck sends four to hospital

Local Sports Scoreboard January 3, 2005

Man uses knife to steal cash

New Year's work week begins with fatality

South Ga. man dies in vehicle crash

South Georgia churches, organizations collect Tsunami relief money

UGA's Davis heading to NFL

Valdosta man charged in shooting

Who says it's winter?

Wisconsin family decimated in wreck





Tuesday 1/4/2005

APD gets a lead in hit and run case

Community mourns the loss of police chief

Fire hydrants serviced in Valdosta

Flu shots are here

Has "Two Strikes" law outlived it's usefulness?

Interim manager gets down to the city's business

Local Sports Scoreboard January 4, 2005

Long-time deputy retires

Man dies while apparently trying to clean rifle

Police impersonators rob man at gunpoint

South Georgia churches, organizations collect Tsunami relief money

Wanted: Man stealing identities

Warm weather may cause problems for peaches

Watch the Progress for Our Bedroom Remodeling Winner!

Website keeps businesses "inTouch" with customers





Wednesday 1/5/2005

Agent arrested for insurance fraud

Baker County land owner named good steward

Berrien hires new football coach

Cheaper flights in SWGA

DMVS officers put wanted drivers behind bars

Georgia soldiers set for deployment

Governor wants raises for state workers

Habitat helps Tsunami Victims

Hawks losing streak grows to five

Local Sports Scoreboard January 5, 2005

Man charged with stealing safe

Man dies cleaning rifle

Museum teaching history through art

Safety advice on cleaning a gun

Say no to credit, yes to savings

South Georgia officer loses family members in tsunami

Students help smallest tsunami victims

Vols sinks Dogs in SEC opener

Welch leaving Thomasville

Woman falls asleep at the wheel







Thursday 1/6/2005

10 Country: Will's Musical Salute

Albany boy hurt in ATV wreck

DMVS officers put wanted drivers behind bars

Jackets sting Hurricanes

Lady Dogs roll over Ole Miss

Local Sports Scoreboard January 6, 2005

More South Georgians prepare to deploy

New youth center opens in Nashville

Peanut farmers invest in latest storage technology

School wonders where teacher is

Soldiers prepare for deployment

Sylvester city council ousts WG&L leader

Tift Regional shortens ER visits

Tsunami adoptions won't be easy

VSU opens new residence hall

Will Delta rate drop help Albany?









Friday 1/7/2005

Beating leaves student without front teeth

Double murder ends in suicide

Emotional good byes as National Guardsmen deploy

Lott ready for Georgia Golf Hall of Fame

Peanut farmers invest in latest storage technology

Police find illegal dumpsite

S. Ga. soldiers leave for Iraq

School wonders where teacher is

Utility director booted after half-century of service

Worker finds body in dumpster



Saturday 1/8/2005

Albany prays for city, world

S. Georgians bring one for chipper

Train show draws hundreds

Local Sports Scoreboard January 8, 2005




Sunday 1/9/2005

Charity Barrel Race

Church celebrates 95 years

Frontier fest provides living history

Murder-suicide leaves a small South Georgia town in shock






Monday 1/10/2005

Beaten student transfers to another school

Body found in dumpster identified

Cockfield to play for Wildcats

Firefighters give their lives to their duty

Foreign students learn American way of life

Local Sports Scoreboard January 10, 2005

Man shoots wife, then kills himself

Mans arrested for kicking out police car window

Republicans take the reins in Atlanta

Rooftop burglar strikes South Georgia business

Serial rapist sentenced to life in prison

South Georgia drug unit suspended

Stepping towards consolidation

Two semis wreck, run into ditch

Van Gorder heading to the NFL

Woman falls head first into well

Woman pleads guilty to stealing $287,000 from job

Woman's body found inside her Albany home






Tuesday 1/11/2005

Albany says farewell to city manager

City commissioner indicted by federal grand jury

Commission forms police review board

Drug agents back to work, Commander still suspended

Families fed up with filth

Ga. Power workers read to students

Golden re-elected as school board president

Hatcher wins national coach of the year award

Have questions concerning the surgical treatment of cancer?

Local Sports Scoreboard January 11, 2005

New jail needed in Lowndes

Progeria- aging at triple speed

Road money rules may spark a fight

Thomasville has the courthouse blues

Van Gorder heading to the NFL

Waters enrolls at Mercer

Wildcats search for band members

Woman falls head first into well

Woman's suspicious death ruled murder






Wednesday 1/12/2005

Building on Dr. King's dream

Crack in Thomasville theft case?

Dougherty students will remain in detention center until hearing

Dougherty teen killed in car crash

Funny money found in South Georgia

Governor gives State of the State address

Indicted commissioner appears in court

Larger classes make teaching greater task

Man arrested for kicking out police car window

Mathis isn't alone in having legal problems

Murder suspect arrested

Plant closes after more than a half century of business

Residents left homeless by fire








Thursday 1/13/2005

10 Country: Reggie's Honest Honor System

Chicken plant gets federal help

Colquitt teens compete on ice

Deadly weather sweeps through Early County

Former Grady County Sheriff Dies

Former YMCA business manager sentenced

Knight on verge of SCA record

Know the rules before burning

Local Sports Scoreboard January 13, 2005

Man gets prison for molestation

March to protest D. A. investigation

Mobile home melts from fire

Radio station raises tsunami relief funds

Reno fire claims family's home

South Georgia ministry aids tsunami victims

Students raise money for tsunami victims

Tech school produces much-needed grads






Friday 1/14/2005

Adams wants to see hike in tuition, educational standards

Blood pressure screenings will warn the public

Bridgemen head to the capital

Deadly weather sweeps through Early County

Family of dentistry foots bill for attacked student

Food for Thought

Four arrested in Thomasville meth bust

Military base gives computers to schools

Murder suspect returned from Alabama

Royal resigns at Coffee

School salutes International learning

Social work plan makes big promise for students

Wildcats add some beef to their roster



Sunday 1/16/2005

Local Sports Scoreboard January 15, 2005

Police search for murder suspect

Soldiers leave Ft. Benning, head to Iraq




Monday 1/17/2005

Building a home on a dream

Deputies serving warrants find meth lab

Fort Benning unveils new terminal

King honored through the work of community servants

King salute has multiple messages

Local Sports Scoreboard January 17, 2005

Parts of northwest Albany left in the dark

Police search for murder suspect

Richt pulls out of Hula Bowl

Singing praises of Dr. King

Skating away from drugs

Smart returns to Georgia

Still no suspect in homicide

Theme park brings snow to South Georgia

Trailer fire kills elderly man

Youth keep Dr. King's dream alive







Tuesday 1/18/2005

Abortion protesters support original Roe

Band is D. C. bound

Business leaders say Civic Center needs changes

Cairo students donate to tsunami victims

Commissioners have loan questions

Commissioners revisit impact fees for Lee

Death ruled accidental

Drug squad commander reassigned

King honored through the work of community servants

Lady Cav softball signs first two players in '05

Local Sports Scoreboard January 18, 2005

Man shot, then set on fire

Mathis comes clean to commissioners

Milestone for Grady County Church

Moultrie murder arrest

Nearing 100, not slowing down

Not much time left to avoid the flu

Packers hire head coach

S. GA counties get state grants, loans

Storm clouds gather against Civic Center

Tift choir to sing at inaugural festival

Trailer fire victim ID'ed







Wednesday 1/19/2005

Blue Devils find new football coach

Dougherty, Colquitt County schools make excellent list

Elderly man perishes in mobile home fire

Elementary school targeted in burglary

Former police chief indicted

Local Sports Scoreboard January 19, 2005

Mitchell County burn destroys abandoned home

Murder suspect arrested in South Georgia

New business offers thrill rides

Parade celebrates national champions

Rhinos coming to the Parks at Chehaw

Space heater safety

Taylor backs bills for part-time soldiers

There's money in higher education

Want a job in Iraq?

What schools have the best graduation rates?








Thursday 1/20/2005

Albany works to keep MCLB off BRAC list

Buzzards find winter home in South Georgia

Hatcher enjoying Hula Bowl experience

Investigators search for armed robbery suspect

Meeting facility plans dropped

Milestone for Grady County Church

Mentor program a win-win situation

National Guardsman says state benefits deserved

Packers hire head coach

Students, teachers shoot to raise dollars for tsunami victims

Teacher charged with pawning stolen band instruments

WALB News Archives, January, 2005




Friday 1/21/2005

10 Country: Chuck's Hidden Bowls

Another bust for Thomasville drug agents

Are hospital workers ready for major hazardous material disaster?

Arrested teacher released on bond

Drug squad back in action

"High priority" suspect off the streets

History society broadens students' minds

Nashville man killed in hit and run

New caution light at deadly intersection

New office helps child abuse victims

New system saves time for first responders

Not much time left to avoid the flu

Peanut shelling plant gets state grant

Speeding a factor in Albany wreck

Students air school news



Saturday 1/22/2005

Local Sports Scoreboard January 22, 2005

Mayor receives terroristic threats

Students hold drill-a-thon fundraiser

Two women become Habitat homeowners



Sunday 1/23/2005

Fowler remembers Johnny Carson

Having a ball in a bandana

New recording label in S. Georgia








Monday 1/24/2005

Antibiotics do nothing to fight viral infections

Are hospital workers ready for Haz-Mat disasters?

Baseball player home from Iraq

Bitter cold does in power station

Cancer patients get beauty boost

Cavaliers baseball squad gets big-league assistance

Children spread gift of music while getting second chance at life

Cold temperatures cause problems for produce farmers

Cold weather causes power failures

Covington wins C-USA honors

Deputy in serious accident

Drug agents seize marijuana

Emergency equipment will prepare volunteers for disasters

Emphysema affects 3-million Americans

Federal sentences handed down

Fowler remembers Johnny Carson

Fowler shares fond memories of the Legendary Carson

Local Sports Scoreboard January 24, 2005

Man charged with murder of infant son

Mayor: threats no big deal

Members named to Albany-Dougherty charter commission

New ticketing system for Valdosta Police

South Georgia cars hurt by cold

Steps of health

TC's Monahan makes school history





Tuesday 1/25/2005

Arraignment hearing set for Commissioner Henry Mathis

Arson witness sought

Baker County teen charged with child molestation

Bank customers beware

BRAC hearings grow closer

Business Spotlight Directory

Harvest Moon celebrates gold medalists

How not to get hooked by phishing

Local Sports Scoreboard January 25, 2005

Marine Band to perform at Mardi Gras

Mother dies in car accident

S. Ga. H. S. bands go national

Spurring tourism with marketing

Superintendent, principal hand in resignations

Suspect questioned in hit and run

Teacher charged with grabbing student

Undercover drug bust is successful

Wal-Mart gives back





Wednesday 1/26/2005

Albany Police Chief search continues, but slows

Armed robbery suspect wanted

Big business booming in S. Ga.

Former D.A. loses license

Hahira honors hometown heroes

Local Sports Scoreboard January 26, 2005

Mathis pleads not guilty

New places to shop in S. Ga.

Parents claim a pattern of teacher abuse

Pneumonia in the air

S. Georgia man building home out of Styrofoam

Singletary moving to North Georgia

Teachers may come under closer scrutiny

Tsunami warnings important to S. Ga.

UGA Dean has good news for South Georgia

UGA's Richt pleased with Bulldog recruiting

Valdosta earns national housing award

Will cash attract Guardsmen?







Thursday 1/27/2005

10 Country: Billy's Trading Secrets

Armed robbery suspect wanted

D. A. launches gang sweep

Dougherty County businesses must get new training

Economist calls economy "uninspired"

Local Sports Scoreboard January 27, 2005

Lowndes still recovering from tropical storm

Natural gas customers brace for higher bills

New recruitment effort in S. Ga.

Panel considers Mathis' service

S. Ga aid for Tsunami Victims

South Georgian remembers family lost in concentration camps

Star students recognized




Friday 1/28/2005

Bridal expo planned in Valdosta

Co-ed reports second rape

Linemen gather for North Ga. storm

Man arrested for hit and run

Moody Airman takes part in Super Bowl

New law would allow later prosecution of molesters

Rattlers invade Whigham

Sylvester fills top cop slot




Saturday 1/29/2005

Icy weather puts chill on South Georgia

Local Sports Scoreboard January 29, 2005

Rattlesnake Roundup attendance cut by cold weather



Sunday 1/30/2005

Albany teen heads nationwide American Eagle campaign

Flights still delayed by winter weather

Man dies in one-vehicle wreck

No more free lunch







Monday 1/31/2005

AFD studies weekend fires

Albany airport shut down by weather

Carter named to Senate leadership

Church fights to keep member alive

City Manager search set to start

Don't fall for e-mail scams

Embezzlement defendant wants out of jail

Feds: Mathis extortion was recorded

Fire under investigation

Flowers settles lawsuit

Habitat for Humanity fires founders

Homeowners insurance dropping in Hahira

Lady Trojans wins sixth region title

Local Sports Scoreboard January 31, 2005

Meth lab busted in Cook

Neighborhood speeders beware

Senior drug addictions


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