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WALB News 10 Archives, February, 2005


Tuesday 2/1/2005

APD searches for hit and run driver

Band man saluted for lifetime accomplishments

Branch much more relaxed this year

Civic Center boss fires back

Commission stalls on funding for Fowler

Drug ring busted in Waycross

Drug sweeps in South Georgia

Firm hired to find Albany city manager

Habitat Co-Founders shocked by termination

Habitat for Humanity fires founders

Joint drug busts in Grady County

Lady Trojans wins sixth region title

Lawmakers will remove segregation laws

Local Sports Scoreboard February 1, 2005

Mathis awaits panel's ruling

Murder suspect enters plea

Senior drug addictions

Some employees turn in car keys

Student collects goodies for servicemen

Super bowl could bring big bucks to S. Ga.

Suspected gang members could be tried as adults

Suspended teacher has Florida arrest record
Women must guard against heart disease, too



Wednesday 2/2/2005

A movie in the making, Millard and Linda Fuller

Aggravated child sodomy charges filed

Albany State Signings

Cox wants to expand early voting

Drug bust in Stockton

Educators learn to save lives

Football Recruiting Recap

Georgia Signings

Georgia Southern Signings

Georgia Tech Signings

Groundhog prediction: Sheldon says--

Habitat Petition

Local Sports Scoreboard February 2, 2005

New Marine machine speeds production

Ohio company saves South Ga. jobs

Presidents seeks Social Security reform

School officials investigate possible cover-up of violence

Small hospital of the year in S. Ga.

Students start career paths

Valdosta State Signings


Thursday 2/3/2005

10 Country: Roger's Fiery Love

Accused child molester denied bond

Big money for Grady County schools

Buckling up in trucks could soon be the law

Businessman's road complaint

Could emergency lanes be open for traffic?

Josh's adventure heals kids

Learn to be better parents

Local Sports Scoreboard February 3, 2005

Loose tanks block highway

Police impersonators in Decatur County?

Proposed changes to school calendar

"Pumper" sentenced for silicone death

School officials investigate possible cover-up of violence

School system breaks policies in plush digs

Social Security, a hot topic today

Suspect caught after high speed chase

Suspected Irish Travelers arrested




Friday 2/4/2005

Charitable bargains abound

Food for Thought

"Go Red for Women" raises heart awareness

Man dies from carbon monoxide poisoning

More than 200 people may lose their jobs in Crisp County

New science museum comes to S. Ga.

Preventing gang activity before it starts

Spreading awareness about heart disease

Man killed outside his home

Super Bowl party planned for troops

School system breaks policies in plush digs

Students not afraid of overseas programs





Saturday 2/5/2005

Students prepare for future

Supporters rally for Fuller

Trojans capture another title


Sunday 2/6/2005

Auto Swap draws thousands

Super Sunday celebrated close to home

Tift County turns 100

Twice as nice!

Woman dies in one-car wreck





Monday 2/7/2005

APD starts "Operation Home is Where the Heart Is"

Branch picks up MVP trophy

Branch's coaches take pride in Super Bowl MVP

Bush makes proposed C-130J cuts official

CPA Indicted

Dougherty man accused of stabbing wife goes to court

Family meth lab bust

Flint River Habitat won't support petition

Home improvement stores move into town next to one another

Indicted APD officers go to court

Man wanted for questioning in Albany murder

Phony tax assessors try to enter home

Plea agreement in murder case

Police looking for scam artists

S. Ga. band heading to the Big Easy

Support for Fullers continues to grow

Supreme court denies murder appeal

Teacher on leave until trial

Woman arrested for running over boyfriend




Tuesday 2/8/2005

APD Citizen's Police Academy

Bagnato goes after Wernick resignation again

Bradley hybrids get the job done

Bush's budget bad news for farmers

City leaders set annual goals

Common Task Training will come in handy later

Delays not bad for SWGTC satellite campus

Downed tree poses safety hazard

Fire destroys S. Ga man's business

Guardsmen love the new "look"

Historic Coffee Co. school building burns

Individual Readiness Reserve displeases many

Local Sports Scoreboard February 8, 2005

Man charged with animal cruelty

More money for MCLB?

Product promises to save peanut growers big bucks

Radio hopes for TPD

Region Basketball Schedule and Scoreboard (Feb. 8th)

Russian brothers make new career in the Guard

S. Ga. man asks to be put behind bars

School fire still under investigation

Sgt. Walker's Art of War

Soldier Readiness Check protects stateside families

Super Sunday celebrated close to home

Teacher on leave until trial

Tifton residents call it a double standard





Wednesday 2/9/2005

40 days of fasting begins

Albany man trades blue for desert camo

Albany woman takes police work into her own hands

Big danger in three letters

Bradley hybrids get the job done

Brooks is better prepared for emergencies

Citizen soldiers leave families, and careers

College program retains students locally

Deliberately burned McDonald's being rebuilt

Families left behind need support, too

Iraq gives new meaning to crowd control

Meth bust in Thomas County

Meth lab raided in Thomas County

Motorpool keeps the wheels turning

No Wernick vote taken

Officer dragged by fleeing suspect

Peanut research findings highlighted

Phoebe doctors express support for CEO Wernick

Poythress is proud of America's Home Team

President's budget cuts community policing dollars

Student gets appointment of his lifetime

Teenager adjusts to military life

Train derails in Thomasville

Region Basketball Schedule and Scoreboard (Feb. 9th)

911 center state of the art
Local Sports Scoreboard February 9, 2005




Thursday 2/10/2005

10 Country: Professor Valentine

Albany woman takes police work into her own hands

Bicyclist hit by delivery truck

Bulldogs hire Marsh

Citizen soldiers leave families and careers

Citizens blame bad road, fire department for loss

Decatur man found guilty of manslaughter

Families left behind need support, too

Fewer people die on Dougherty roads

Ft. Stewart/Hunter Army Air Field

Georgia Southern unveils 2005 football schedule

Infant fights cancerous brain tumor

Jackets change football schedule

Kids enjoy a poultry paradise

Learning to be a storm spotter

Local Danceline helps the less fortunate

Local Sports Scoreboard February 10, 2005

More Dougherty County students plan for college

Phoebe docs express support for CEO

Preparing for Valentine's Day

Quail Unlimited Celebrity hunt ready for 19th year

Quartet offers message of love in song

Region Basketball Schedule and Scoreboard (Feb. 10th)

S. Ga. university needs new president

Sexual impotence helps acquit man in rape case

Snow flurries in South Georgia?

State denies faith based assistance

Student gets appointment of his lifetime
Wanted: Women for Charter Commission


Friday 2/11/2005

11 year old arrested for setting store fire

Cheney, celebrities in town for quail hunt

Coffee High hires football coach

Doctors continue to push for Tort Reform

Dogs hoops coach reprimanded

Fallen officers honored

Food for Thought

Got the flu? Join the club

New jail opens in Brooks County

Packer diver wins state title

Pardons, paroles employees caught looking at porn

Police chase in Thomas County

Police close in on killer

Proposed food stamp cuts, concern food bank

School teachers suspended

Sheriff gets kudos for 1st month in office

Sheriff's gun fund-raiser

Spelling success

Sumter Sheriff launches extra DUI Patrols

Turner Co. petitions for detention center

VP, celebs arrive for Quail Unlimited



Saturday 2/12/2005

Church raises funds for sick member

Fullers humbled by growing support

Region Basketball Schedule and Scoreboard (Feb. 12th)



Sunday 2/13/2005

19th Annual Quail Hunt concludes

Bringing back old times

Cancer survivors reaching out

Local Sports Scoreboard February 13, 2005

Local wrestlers win state titles

Quail Unlimited hosts dinner and auction

Stores leave the Albany Mall

Valentine's Day keeps local florists busy



Monday 2/14/2005

Amazing Art

APD tests new pistols

Blazers honored at capital

Chehaw and Fowler future unsure

GHSA and GISA State Basketball Tournament Schedule

Governor appoints Mathis panel

Interim president arrives at S. Ga. college

Leaders help S. Ga. students learn reading

Leaders read to S. Ga. students

Local Sports Scoreboard February 14, 2005

Officers train for deadly force

Pressure mounts on Civic Center

S. Ga. activist speaks out about SS reform

Students raise money for tsunami victims

Teen shot dead by deputy

Valentine's Day keeps florists busy




Tuesday 2/15/2005

Accused child rapist indicted

Albany says good-bye to City Clerk

Albany writes off $542,000 in unpaid loans

City looking for people to pay off loans

Community stunned by deadly shooting

Council members pleads guilty

Dead teen's friends, family cope with tragedy

Drew ready to join Dodgers

Farming tradition continues in Lowndes

Former Albany coach arrested

GHSA and GISA State Basketball Tournament Schedule

Lee Co. Sheriff talks about shooting

Local Sports Scoreboard February 15, 2005

Man and woman killed in murder suicide

Man shot twice

Mayor accepts plea deal

Mayor teaches kids about government

Merchants want open container changes

Officers send care packages to soldiers

Out of this world trip for S. Ga. students

Some blood donor restrictions lifted

Statue of justice stands tall

Teach teen drivers what to do in traffic stops

TU president announces where he's going

Vets get first dibs on jobs

What to do if you are pulled over?
Youngster mauled by dogs








Wednesday 2/16/2005

Alcohol zone draws opposition

Armstrong will ride in Georgia

Branch headed to Albany Hall of Fame

Bringing advocacy to the disabled

Care packages on the way to soldiers

Childhood obesity continues to climb

Dark tinted car windows could soon be illegal again

DNR seeking ideas to better handle deer population

Friends remember Wesley Beaver

Gang suspects to be tried as adults

GBI releases Beaver autopsy

GHSA and GISA State Basketball Tournament Scoreboard-Feburary 16th

Grief causes many Officers to quit

How high will gas go?

Lee County Fire Department gets Haz-Mat Vehicles

Local Sports Scoreboard February 16, 2005

Local trainer explains dog show judging

Moultrie crime on the rise?

Pets need dental care, too

Reward given for help in arson case

Stephen Drew continues to wait

"War vet" flying high in Bainbridge

Woman killed in wreck

Worth County deputy indicted






Thursday 2/17/2005

Albany makes an effort to attract tourists

Albany MCLB computer system wins award

Artist teaches students the value of reading

ATC kicks off fundraising campaign

Big boost for old S. Ga. homes

Care packages on the way to soldiers

Controversial chemical is vital for crops

Friends remember Wesley Beaver

GBI releases Beaver autopsy

GHSA and GISA State Basketball Tournament Scoreboard-Feburary 17th

Illegal alcohol sold at S. Ga. plantation?

Local Sports Scoreboard February 17, 2005

Local students are turned into professional artists.

Malphus-McKinney is MOTY

National Guard center for family assistance

New sub named for Carter

Show support for troops by wearing red

Slain teen memorialized

Star Students shine

Students' punishment for alcohol nearing

Woman charged for armed robbery




Friday 2/18/2005

APD officer arrested

Arbor Day tree planting

Army officer retires to be with family

Black history events

Food for Thought

Inspection tests Airmen's war skills

Monroe takes second in Business Bowl

New Christian camp seeks funding assistance

New firefighter suits to be purchased

New memorial to U.S. troops

Old school offers look into Black history

Pearson man strikes in rich in lottery

Pool Hall Memorial for slain teen

School locked down during high speed chase

Students celebrate Black history

Students help revitalize homes

Students jump for a healthy heart

Suspected thief leads police on chase

Unsafe car seats destroyed

Woman acquitted of murder



Saturday 2/19/2005

GHSA and GISA State Basketball Tournament Scoreboard-Feburary 19th

Local Marine talks about Iraq tour

Poker run helps Albany animals




Sunday 2/20/2005

Albany celebrates Arbor Day

Local Jehovah's Witness church built Extreme Makeover style

Local Sports Scoreboard February 20, 2005

Locals root on favorites at Daytona

Officer's family speaks out on teen shooting

Wildcats band begin practice






Monday 2/21/2005

Albany has native art exclusive

Amber Alert

Annual chamber meeting set for tonight

Blazers help with blood shortage

Carter makes his mark in State Senate

Chase suspect had long prison record

Child abuse case begins

Child playing with heater burns down duplex

Church built Extreme Makeover style

Church salutes Niagara Movement

Dougherty leaders vote down extra member for charter commission

Dream becomes reality for South Georgia man

Ex-cop takes plea

Fatal fire claims life of baby

GHSA and GISA State Basketball Tournament Scoreboard-February 21st

Iraqi nationals help Georgia Guard

Local Sports Scoreboard February 21, 2005

Man commits suicide in front of deputies

Many consider working in Iraq

No hamming it up at hog show

Program offers probationers second chance

South Georgians are needed to work overseas

State leader warns Georgia base closings are coming

Weekend fire in Thomas County

Woman's home catches fire when she gets sick









Tuesday 2/22/2005

Albany man charged with raping child

All in One Realty opens doors

Black history program focuses on successful So. Georgians

Case closed in fatal fire

Cell Phones for Soldiers

Church draws a crowd with wild game

Controversial Bill awaits Senate approval

Fatal fire claims life of baby

Firefighters teach students fire safety

GHSA and GISA State Basketball Tournament Scoreboard-February 21st

Iraqi nationals help Georgia Guard

Lady Eagles hope to learn from last year's mistake

Local Emergency Management Agency has a plan

Local Sports Scoreboard February 22, 2005

Man dies in Americus wreck

Many consider working in Iraq

New program brings federal bite to gun crimes

Old FEMA trailers now house the homeless

Panel to make Mathis decision Wednesday

Police officer surrenders police certification

S.E.C. sues Flowers employees

Student political cartoon makes top ten

Sumter County drug bust

Teenager killed in accidental shooting

Ten-month-old dies in house fire

Therapeutic riding group reaches out

Unique AIDS organization offers thanks

VPD up for accreditation review

Wildcats planning a second tryout





Wednesday 2/23/2005

AFD makes fatal fire ruling

Alliance fights for logistics base

Bird supper held in Atlanta

Career fair aimed at helping everyone

Charter school status offers more flexibility

College search easier for state students

Dougherty County sued by trash company

GHSA and GISA State Basketball Tournament Scoreboard-February 21st

Governor's panel makes Mathis recommendation

Lady Knights back in final four

Local Sports Scoreboard February 23, 2005

"Love Stuff" store fights to stay open

Pelham Police seize gambling machines

Rotary Club celebrates 100th anniversary

S. Ga. AFJROTC commander is unique

S. Ga. veteran commemorates Iwo Jima's 60th

Students celebrate American heroes

Tornado drill prepares students

Traffic stop suspect found dead

Will School Board repeat past mistake?





Thursday 2/24/2005

10 Country: Ricky's high-tech treasure hunt

Assessors give police dept. rave reviews

Board appoints interim superintendent

City and county leaders speak out at capital

Community working to stop gang activity

Enviro groups take aim at big trucks

Farmers concerned about the future

GHSA and GISA State Basketball Tournament Scoreboard-February 24th

H.S. education trickles down to preschool

Lawmakers looking at social security reform

Lee County chase leads to drug bust

Lee County cutting home owner's insurance rates

Mathis suspension seems probable

NAACP celebrates 100 years

NAACP claims superintendent was forced out

S. Ga. man sentenced for vol. manslaughter

Special Report: Living with loss

Thirty churches donate to utility fund

UGA weighs in on city-county consolidation

WG&L pulls itself out of the red






Friday 2/25/2005

Area youth feel the pain of hunger

Business students take the next step

Community asked for assistance

Could a magnet school help your child succeed?

DCSS to exam teacher backgrounds closer

Downtown entertainment grows

Drug dealer headed to prison

Feds prepare case against Terrell County

First African-American graduate reflects

Food for Thought

High school students study to save lives

Identity theft problem grows

Lee County chase leads to drug bust

Legislature signs off on redistricting

Local Sports Scoreboard February 23, 2005

Mulvaney convicted of child abuse

No change in leadership at the Civic Center

Riverfront Park fountain sits idle

S. Ga. doctor wins national award

Should tasers be banned?

Still no hit and run arrest

Tuner Co. & Ashburn still can't agree

WG&L pulls itself out of the red




Saturday 2/26/2005

East Albany Neighbor's fight back

Flu outbreak claims eleven lives

Medieval warriors at Chehaw




Sunday 2/27/2005
Albany Mayor receives Heritage Award

Congressional districts to be redrawn

Cordele Plant could close

GHSA and GISA State Basketball Tournament Scoreboard

Local men united for a cause





Monday 2/28/2005

Bishop opposes Bush ag. budget cuts

Businesses want a leg up

Family home a total loss

Georgia boys lost while boating in Gulf

Heading home

Health officials investigate flu outbreak

Lawmakers propose changes in child support

Let's go racing!

Local Sports Scoreboard February 28, 2005

Looking for employees to work in Iraq

Mathis suspended, Ward II un-represented for now

Nursing homes guard against illness

Paramedics of the year saluted

Parent, school clash over discipline

Police search for shooting victim

Private investments needs to lead downtown development

Residents address neighborhood eyesores

Students learn punishment for alcohol

Wet roads cause deadly wreck

Wetherbee Planetarium will soon expand

While Daddy's gone


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