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WALB News 10 Archives, May, 2005

Sunday 5/1/2005
Conquest wins battle of Albanys

Deadly East Albany accident claims two lives

Echols County drug bust sends two to jail

Home sweet home

Local Sports Scoreboard May 1, 2005

Mitchell County accident leaves one dead

New downtown development popping up

Parents take the field

Summer swimming safety

Taylor three-peats in two events at GISA track
Windy Hill holds Stock Dog Trials

 

 

 

 

Monday 5/2/2005

Albany city manager search progresses

APD Officer prepares for task in Iraq

APD: Son killed mom

BRAC list could come out next week

Burglar steals lottery games

Conquest wins battle of Albanys

County leaders want to catch up with growth

Darton fulfilling need for techs

Echols County drug bust sends two to jail

Elderly woman saved from burning house

Fillies find their man

Home sweet home

Local Sports Scoreboard May 2, 2005

Man beaten with baseball bat during robbery

Man sentenced for child porn pics

Matthew's Story

New fire chief puts experience to use

Pre-marital counseling can take away cold feet

R-C's Dukes heading to Tobacco Road

Riverfront fountain will flow again

Taylor three-peats in two events at GISA track

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 5/3/2005

Albany man found dead by co-worker

ATI wants tax money to start projects

Big Brother watches from intersection

Big problems with little baseball league

Blazers golfers still in the hunt

City proposes property tax hike

Deaf students get a day of socializing

Drug dealers get federal prison sentence

Famous folk artist on display at Albany Museum

Fewer stores caught in underage alcohol sting

From renter to buyer. And it feels good!

Grandmother says death was no suicide

Groundbreaking for new aquatic therapy center

Hiers is Teacher of the Year

Hospital pre registers patients on line

I-75 gets six lanes through S. Georgia

Illegal dumpers costly to taxpayers, trashing parts of park

Local input for the state's child care plan

Local Sports Scoreboard May 3, 2005

One last shot

Patriots edge Tornadoes for region track title

Rape/kidnapping suspect arrested

South Georgia soldiers marries in Penguin Encounter

Students bring retail to hallway

Thomas County economy "growing" strong

Top notch teacher gets flattering kudos

Train derails North of Valdosta

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 5/4/2005

Albany man found dead by co-worker

Big time crack suppliers off the streets

Blazers finish in 7th in south regional

City participates in Day of Prayer

Echols County rounds up more weed

Family calls for safer interchange

From renter to buyer; Oh, what a feeling!

GSW eyes move to Peach Belt Conference

Goodwill Donations

Health care workers in demand in Georgia

High gas runs school budget in the red

Illegal dumpers trash new river park

Local Sports Scoreboard May 4, 2005

Lowndes County expands fire services

Mathis' second suspension could be a moot point

S. Georgian to lead Troops in Iraq

Schools thank partners in excellence

South Georgia soldier marries in Penguin Encounter

Southern Baptist Convention President stops in Albany

Students face charges after explosion

Virtual school gets underway

Warmer weather could mean more injuries

 

 

 

 

Thursday 5/5/2005

10 Country: Norman's Mind Games

Albany student finalist in international science fair
Archeology Day held at Carter Historic Site

ASU softball signs two local standouts

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

DC's Eames wins coach of the year

Firefighter hopefuls undergo physical testing

Health care workers in demand in Georgia

Horse recovering from shotgun wounds

Hospital reaches out to National Guardsmen

Local singer tops charts

Parents and sheriff concerned over new lollipop flavor

South Georgia artist showcase talent in 6th annual show

South Georgians pray for troops

System awards top teacher

TU raving about college savings plan

 

 

 

Friday 5/6/2005

100,000th visitor tours Flint Riverquarium

2-1-1 cuts ribbon on new center

A.P.D. sends off six National Guardsmen

Albany State breaks new ground

Annexed students get to attend county schools

Authorities talk education and communication

Berryhill upholds family tradition in track

Case closed on a string of burglaries

Darton students entering work world

EMS workers sponsoring children's safety day

Governor increases weight limits

High school art student will have work in US Capitol

Impressive cabbage earns praise

Investigation of Albany man's death continues

Killer fungus attacks trees, plants

Parajumpers practice in Tift County

Small pets pose new health risk

South Georgia city scores an "A" in traffic management

Southwest Georgia Police Chief suspended

Special Report: Point of no Return$

Teacher cuts herself to get students' attention

Young rocket scientist blast off

Fake drivers licenses are good replicas

Two arrested in Albany drug bust

 

 

 

 

Saturday 5/7/2005

Albany State University Commencement2005

Appreciation for a hometown hero

Bidding for a cause

BRAC list will be shorter than expected

Classic cars roll into Southwest Georgia

Gnat Days in Camilla

 

 

 

Sunday 5/8/2005

Albany Police search for second robbery suspect

GHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet

Local Sports Scoreboard May 8, 2005

Mother reflects on a fallen soldier

Mother's Day means more for deploying son

Radio station changes its tune

Remembering with , flowers

Teen pregnancy rate in Georgia plummets

Wildcats find the win column

Women, 's Build 2005

 

 

 

Monday 5/9/2005

Albany's new rock alternative is history

Base closure list is set for release this week

Boy survives dog mauling

Child molestation trial gets underway

Computerized lab to interest kids in science, math

D.A. criticized for helping hospital with subpoena

Eagles ready to run in 2005

Gas explosion injures a Thomasville man

Knights place 2nd in GISA golf

Lee County puts temporary hold on growth

Local Sports Scoreboard May 9, 2005

Man escapes from jail

National Police Week observed

New smoking laws not new to Albany

Robber leaves accomplice behind

Saving history or wasting money?

School sets blood drive record

Soldiers say Goodbye

Statewide smoking ban signed

Student suspended for T-shirt

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 5/10/2005

14 year old acquitted in murder case

Boy improves from attack

City cracks down on litterbugs

City will make hard choices to balance budget

Commission completes principal's investigation

Countdown to BRAC

Covington invited to US Basketball trials

Five year old donates huge catfish

Getting your car ready for summer

High tech students fire rockets

Lee County struggles with school space

Local Sports Scoreboard May 10, 2005

Man arrested for growing drugs

Man charged with setting fire to his home

New sheriff cracks down on drug dealings

Parents file suit in son's death

Raise for public works employees could mean higher bills

Semi blows tire, dumps beans

Special Olympians treated to shopping spree

Students speak out for principal

Tickets to help pay for drivers education

TPD's semi-annual performance report is in

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 5/11/2005
Boy recovers from attack

Cockfield quits Wildcats

Colquitt County expands

Dark car windows may draw a fine

Dark window tint will get you a ticket

Deputies investigate drowning

Firefighters using new life-saving tool

Gailey upbeat about Jackets hopes in 2005

Habitat files suit against founder

I-75 ramp re-opening

Inmate still on the run

Local Sports Scoreboard May 11, 2005

Molester faces chemical castration

Officers: sports fans getting out of hand

Recreation Department racked by red ink

Red Devil duo are college bound

Resource officer arrested

Reward offered in shooting

Rock fans outraged over format change

South Georgia forest purposely set on fire

Students speak out for principal

Suspected meth dealer off the streets

Thomasville man held on meth charges

Tourists asked to keep "Georgia on their mind"

Watch out for disease carrying mosquitos

When dogs attack



 

Thursday 5/12/2005

Clean streets may come at higher cost

Cockfield quits Wildcats

Colquitt County expands

Community forms Miracle League

Dougherty Schools get big check for improving test scores

Dougherty schools will have police next year

Firefighters using new life-saving tool

Habitat files suit against founder

Homeland Security funds police radios

Local soccer stars staying home for college

Moody awaits BRAC listing

Officers: sports fans getting out of hand

Panel appointed, again, to investigate Henry Mathis

Recreation Department racked by red ink

Richt says Shockley is ready to be 'Dogs QB

Rock fans outraged over format change

South Georgia forest purposely set on fire

Southwest Georgia businesses optimistic about BRAC list

Students canoe at Radium Springs

Students heading to Brazil to learn soccer

Superintendent refuses to release public information about teacher

 

 

Friday 5/13/2005
Albany MCLB employees happy base not being closed

Base safe from BRAC good for Albany business

Car rally coming to Cairo

Courthouse escapee back in jail

Dark car windows may draw a fine

Deputies investigate drowning

Fashion show is Envy of all

General says base relieved and happy

Georgia prepares for BRAC announcement

Hundreds compete in senior olympics

Inmate still on the run

Insurance agents donate bears to deputies

Leaders react to MCLB's good news

Letter carriers collect food donations

Local doctor receives national award

Man found dead in south Albany

Molester faces chemical castration

Moody spared from BRAC list

Parade marks end of school year

Pelham off and running
Postal workers collect non-perishables

Reward offered in shooting

Saxby, Perdue vow to fight for bases on list to close

Senator Saxby Chambliss and base workers relieved

South Georgia bases safe from BRAC closings

Student wins milk essay contest




 Saturday 5/14/2005

 Explore the ocean at the Riverquarium

 Leaving for military work family tradition



Sunday 5/15/2005

Albany church celebrates golden anniversary

Albany church celebrates long history

Family help for departing soldiers

Hornets claim title

Kids enjoying reopening of fountain

Pump prices plummet

St. Teresa's principal retires

Wildcats win at home

GHSA 1st Round Playoff Scores

 

 

 

Monday 5/16/2005

Albany Police Officer investigated for sex with minor

Family help for departing soldiers

Georgia EMT of the year

Governor announces Homeland Security grants

Hurricane season right around the corner

Lawsuit, relocating workers in Habitat's future

Local Sports Scoreboard May 16, 2005

Man gets 5 years in prison for statutory rape

Motorcycle crash victim remembered by friends

Neighbors, friends save teen from drowning

Officers who died in the line of duty honored

Police search for second murder suspect

Rescuers search river for body

Someone is stealing from the Wildcats

South Georgia teen electrocuted

Stations selling gas for under $2 a gallon

Sticking up for MCLB

Taser used on school girl

Taylor made moment

Teacher resigns after cutting herself in front of students

Thomas schools expanding for growth

Traffic improvements needed around VSU

War-time needs help grow MCLB

Washington hurdles tough decision

While Wildcats on the field, thief in locker room

Will Cooper employees be represented by a Union?

 

 

Tuesday 5/17/2005

Bank bandit on the loose

Body recovered from river

City happily accepts WG&L boost

Commissioner wants to fire consulting firm

Couple says school bus hit their car and ran

Dancers teach cultural lesson

Dougherty County school bus driver steers to be best in the state

Drive by shooting in S. GA

EMS braces for drowning calls

Ga. Power will charge more

GHSA 1st Round Playoff Scores

GSW dropping volleyball for cross-country

Local Sports Scoreboard May 17, 2005

Peach farmers thankful for plentiful crop

South Georgia power plant is clean from being major polluter

Storm warning system being planned

Student who changed grades disciplined

Students go to Nationals

Students learn proper pet care

Students will miss out on graduation

Sumter County fire damage

Suspended coach demands answers

Teacher charged with molestation

Teen hurt in car crash

Tornado victims reconstruct their lives

Westover's Dillard signs with Darton

Wildcats head to New Hampshire without Burstein

Worth teacher charged with child molestation

 

 

Wednesday 5/18/2005

Albany city employees fighting proposed leave policy changes

Albany Tech President lending a hand

Arrest made in drive-by shooting

BRAC impacts Lowndes County schools

Cops enjoy day of barbecue battles

Drive by shooting injures one

Flim flam artists trying to scam family

GHSA 1st Round Playoff Scores

Guard arrested on drug charges

Lee's Griffin signs with Georgia State

Local Sports Scoreboard May 18, 2005

May is National Bike month

Mother, son charged in dog mauling

News 10 Preview: Dog owners charged

News 10 Preview: Moody change affects schools, too

Newton Police Chief Charged

Police search for robbery suspect

Ready to repeat

School System cooperates after making investigation difficult

Second murder suspect found

Shipping wine across state lines

TPD honoring fallen officers everywhere

Two plead guilty to rape

Underwater camera will aid finding drowning victims

Utility bills going up, some ways to keep your cool
Water restrictions are still in force






Thursday 5/19/2005

Agents run down drug suspect

10 Country: Haley's Musical Life

Ambassador tours businesses

Budget cuts could affect human resources

Colic is torture for infants, family

Community park gets an upgrade

Darth Vader 's evolution draws huge crowds

Good driver? Prove it

GSW gives Peach Belt officials red carpet treatment

High school football player arrested on dope charges

High-tech classroom gets students attention

Loaded gun found in school locker

Local Sports Scoreboard May 19, 2005

Man injured in drive by shooting

Miller County athletes sign scholarships

New insurance saves taxpayer dollars

Newton Police Chief charged

Panel takes up Mathis case, again

Police chase and pot bust in T'ville

Police search for drive-by suspects

Student caught with loaded gun

Three arrested in pot haul

Top scholars best economic development tool

TPD recognizes K-9 unit

Used car dealership robbed

Veterans honor choir group

VSU computers hacked

Worth High students work to raise soldiers morale

Your very own putting green?

 

 

 

Friday 5/20/2005

#1 Darton golfers ready for nationals

A warning for kids playing at Riverfront Park

Age for skin cancer victims falls

Albany gets new COMMS hub

Albany Police are packing up and moving out

An inside look at a Special Response Team

Candy outlet closes doors

Computer server hacked at VSU

Concerns over annexation

Crash kills Albany man

DARE program cut from schools

Dougherty County improves storm preparations

Drivers see changes at the pumps

Fire destroys storage facility, warehouse

Food for Thought

Golfers play to provide clothes for children

Habitat holds fundraiser

Mathis suspended, again

Morning wreck leaves one dead

NAACP calls for school board chair to resign

NAACP denounces school board, chairman

Poker run funds disease research

Some Albany Police cars involved in recall

Storage facility destroyed by fire

Students put away books, bring out swimsuits

Wildcats win recycle race

Wolves defense devours Wildcats

 

 

 

Saturday 5/21/2005

Georgia obesity rates steadily rising

Graduation Day!

Parks at Chehaw prepare for new exhibits

PETA protests local fast food restaurant

Local Sports Scoreboard May 21, 2005

 

 

Sunday 5/22/2005

A big step for three sisters

Burning question, gas or charcoal grill?

Calhoun accident sends six to Phoebe

Military recruitment down

Muscular Dystrophy can't contain her spirit


 

Monday 5/23/2005

ATI contract causes controversy

Bainbridge's Moseley advances in U.S. Open qualifying

Calhoun accident sends six to Phoebe

Car collides with boy on bike

Car tax change leaves county flustered

Car, motorcycle crash injures four

Cavs' Witcher is ready for nationals

City workers to keep current leave policy

Double trouble

Driver charged in deadly crash

Driver dies Saturday

Fatal fire being investigated

Fitzgerald's Howell honored by the SEC

Gas drive offs still a problem

Grant enhances firefighting techniques

GSW removes interim from McLain's title

Help available for some when bills get too high

Industrial supplies business relocates

Local Sports Scoreboard May 23, 2005

No bond for rape suspect

Officers crack down on illegal dump sites

Open air market set to begin

Rape suspect denied bond

Rash of ATV thefts being investigated

Star Wars still on top

Summer jobs for Fall tuition

Tobacco now banned on Darton campus

VSU increases server security

Wildcats lose quarterback to injury

 

 

 

Tuesday 5/24/2005

Adult Shop Vindicated

Albany to get CDL center

Cavs off to good start at NJCAA golf

City council approves VSU traffic plan

City votes for more money from Water, Gas & Light

Commissioners put off contract for better traffic signals

Fish "rodeo" therapeutic for seniors

Former Agent pleads guilty

Guardsman not guilty of molestation

High Court bans shackling murder defendants

LaGrange College women help Liberty House women

Lake Chehaw gets new buoys

Lawyers complain about Phoebe, D. A.

Lee County man acquitted of child molestation

Local Sports Scoreboard May 24, 2005

More officers investigated for working other jobs on duty

More than 100 new jobs may be coming to S. GA

Murder conviction affirmed

New home for boys and girls of Sumter County

New industrial park sparks economic growth

Phoebe wants charges dismissed

Rangers send a message for boaters

Robbery suspect behind bars

Shooting suspect arrested

'Tis the season-- for safe boating

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 5/25/2005

Business owners delinquent on licenses

Buying paper shredder may be best bet for businesses

Cavaliers maintain lead

College expands campus

Commissioners delay traffic signal contract

Defendant floods courthouse

Driver charged in deadly crash

Embezzlement victim gets some money back

Food bank needs your help

Front Street drivers, slow down!

Grand Jury indicts runaway bride

Hospital donates life-saving devices

Local Sports Scoreboard May 25, 2005

Losing to live

Northwest Albany man robbed

Perfect Attendance teen

Prisoner floods Decatur courthouse

Sanderson Farms and Technical Colleges partner

Scammers use email to get your money

School Board to fund its own officers

Second victim dies after wreck

Top Dawg in town

Warm temperatures bring high utility bills

When can you water your lawn?

 

 

 

 

Thursday 5/26/2005

10 Country: Joe's Flag Collection

Afternoon swim turns deadly

APD troops almost nearly two dozen light

Boaters should remember safety tips

Business owners delinquent on licenses

Cavaliers maintain lead

College president offered state level spot

Crisp to get money for bomb squad, mobile unit

For the love of fishing

Front Street drivers, slow down!

Fundraiser to offer help for transplant patient

Housing market cools, will investors?

Jujitsu effective for fitness, fighting

Last minute Memorial Day tips

Local Sports Scoreboard May 26, 2005

Man faces charges for flooding courthouse

Man hit and killed by ambulance

Paper shredder is cheap security

Phoebe informs Senate panel

Pot plants found in Echols

Pre-Teens targeted for shot

Remember veterans this holiday weekend

Sanderson Farms and technical colleges partner

Second victim dies after wreck

Youth Minister enters plea for statutory rape

 

 

Friday 5/27/2005
Buffalo Riders reaching out to kids
Business owners delinquent on licenses
Cameron leaving ASU
Cavaliers close the deal and win national title
Don't let the sun catch you frying
Farmers get goobers in the ground
Foster parents needed in Georgia
Grilling dangers
Holiday high time for eye injuries
Housing market cools, will investors?
Jujitsu effective for fitness, fighting
Last minute Memorial Day tips
Law enforcement bringing the heat to drivers
Man arrested for arson
New program launched at Val-Tech
Ready, set, drive!
Sending support for the troops
Spencer wins high jump title
State money bought Viagra for sex offenders
Utility donation won't force higher bills

  

Saturday 5/28/2005


Darton fans welcome their national champions
Deadly wreck in Colquitt County
Event helps National Guard families to cope
Lilies of the mall

More travelers on the road for Memorial Day

Sunday 5/29/2005
Boats get blessed at Lake Blackshear
DNR encourages boater safety
Dorados rally in second half to beat Wildcats
Fuller's change name, dedicate HQ for new organization
Rams post 5th place finish in NCAA D-II track
RV owners take to roadways
Trojans ready for AAAA semifinals

Monday 5/30/2005
Andersonville remembers soldiers and veterans
Arson investigation underway
Baker County begins Memorial Day tradition
Child recovering from series of burns
Deadliest Memorial Day weekend in Georgia history
Deadly accidents reach record total
Fruits, vegetables coming to old State Farmer's Market
High School Baseball Scoreboard
Local Sports Scoreboard May 30, 2005
Memorial Day weekend fun
Second case of Arson in the Rose City?
Veteran remembers hardships of combat
Veterans remember, honor those fallen for country
Worth County remembers soldiers


 

 

 

 

Tuesday 5/31/2005

Can you I. D. this suspect?

Commissioners review budget

Deadliest Memorial Day weekend in Georgia history

Drew signs with D'backs

Garbage and sewer rates will increase

High School Baseball Scoreboard

, House fire sends man to hospital

Hurst signs with Red Sox

Less rain may mean fewer melons on fourth

Man gets prison for baby shaking

Man killed in self-defense

Man released from prison after 35 years

Man sentenced after shaking babies

Officer crashes while on duty

Public officials speak out about cancer

Raises for lowest paid city workers

Semi crash closes Interstate

Semi crash shuts down I-75

TPD cracks down on seat belt laws

 

  

 

 

 

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