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WALB News 10 Archives, July 2005


Friday 7/1/2005

City holds yellow ribbon ceremony

Family holds free fireworks show

Gospel disc jockey will be missed by listeners, co-workers

July 4th at Patrick Farms

Law enforcers target speeders

MCLB lights up the sky

More money for melons this summer

Morningside honors those who fought for independence

Retired teacher wins big bucks

Ritz Cultural Center enriches kids

Southwest Georgia gets ready for fourth

Southwest Georgia military bases continue BRAC struggle

Teens face arson charge

Third shark attack in one week




Satuday 7/2/2005

Burns gives back

First Saturday Market a success

Law enforcers target speeders

Southwest Georgia military bases continue BRAC struggle

Third shark attack in one week


Sunday 7/3/2005

Albany street restrictions

Death toll continues to climb on Georgia highways

Freedom Festival pays tribute to true meaning behind Independence Day

South Georgia ER expects busy weekend

South Georgia gas prices among the cheapest

South Georgia native who served both US and Georgia dies

South Georgians reflect on Civil Rights Movement

Storms darken many homes Sunday night

Tifton Police cracking down on bad seeds


Monday 7/4/2005

Businessman helps make July the 4th great

Blood shortage critical on Fourth

Doctors who encourage kids to read books at an early age

Families come together to celebrate

Famous animal activist visits South Georgia

Holiday travelers pack highways

Preparing for Fourth fireworks

S. Ga. woman dies in wreck
Spirit of America celebration kicks off



Tuesday 7/5/2005

Building a better economy

Driver killed in early morning crash

EMS: no fireworks injuries during Fourth weekend

Family homeless after arson

Farmer's brace for heavy rains

Health worker hospitalized with TB

Meth labs move north

Rash of burglaries in two counties

Runaway, homeless youth in need of safe place

Searching for Leah

State reports 18 fatalities during July Fourth holiday

Street closed for repair

There's now a vaccine for rattlesnake bites

TPD officer shot at

Where will transportation center go?

Wildcats well-rested, ready for Conquest





Wednesday 7/6/2005

Albany man shot while riding bike

Bizarre case of self mutilation

Bobs Candies history on display

Did teen run away?

Downtown hotel hiring staff

Drug Commander to resign

Farmers brace for heavy rains

Flip-flops for Freedom

Flowers Foods plans to blossom even more

Hundreds urged to take TB test

Investigators looking into possible arsons

Man lops off his foot

Man shot while bike riding

Men indicted for child rape

Missing teen found in hometown

New information on missing teen

New program helps with nursing shortage

Officers looking for driver who left scene

Old dealership used as gang HQ

Police arrest murder suspect

Ready to go!

Searching for Leah

Traveling alternative while fuel cost are high

Wild Adventures ensures guests' safety






Thursday 7/7/2005
10 Country: Steve's Business on a String

A.D.D.U. Commander resigns

Air travelers wary, not grounded

Appliance store becomes first Safe Place

Blood donors still needed

Certain cold meds should be off shelves

Charges dropped against ex-Airman

Darton student in London during attacks

Deputies investigate double shooting

He's still got it

London begins recovery from terror attack

Mitchell Co. especially alert to bad weather

Quartet convention comes to S. Georgia

South Georgians closely watch Hurricane Dennis

The cost of searching for a runaway

Traveling alternative while fuel costs are high

War, hurricanes, drive oil up again

Witcher one shot back





Friday 7/8/2005

28 test positive for TB infection

Albany motels booked with Florida evacuees

Deputies investigate double shooting

Double shooting preliminary findings

EMA officials monitoring Dennis


Food for Thought

Giant peanut promotes goobers

Gulf County issues evacuation notice

He's still got it

Hurricane evacuees spur tourism

Lowndes prepares for Dennis

New grants will help homeless Georgians

Panhandle begins storm watch

Pensacola evacuees headed to Albany Base

Powerful Hurricane Dennis nears Florida Keys, gulf

Residents baffled by man's bizarre behavior

Residents gather supplies

Students monitor mosquito activity

Teacher gets bond in molestation case

TeachGeorgia hopes to ease shortage

The calm before the storm

Valdosta man back home after London attacks

Witcher one shot back

Witcher, Moseley in hunt at State Am

Woman arrested after claiming rape





Saturday 7/9/2005

Arabi welcomes T. Graham Brown back home

Brutal Sunday awaits Florida's Gulf Coast

GEMA prepares for Dennis

Hurricane threatens S. Georgia baseball tournaments

Moseley man to beat at State Am

Pensacola military evacuate to MCLB





Sunday July 10, 2005

Bad news for Pensacola is good news for Panama City

Family pet caught in down power lines

Flooding a continuing problem

Harman wins at home

High winds cause problems in South Georgia

Hurricane Dennis approaches

Hurricane Dennis brings heavy rain, winds to Dougherty Co.

King of the ring

Moultrie roads covered in water

Now So. Ga. feels the effects of Dennis

P. C. sees Dennis looming

Storm damage at Mitchell Middle School





Monday 7/11/2005

Acree, east Dougherty swamped

Albany Police make multiple arrests

As rivers rise and rain continues, be careful

Church remains an island

Closed roads list (4:30PM)

Colquitt residents flooded out of homes

Dennis cleanup underway in S. Ga.

Dennis devastates crops

Dennis spares Valdosta

Dougherty flooding is mostly in the county

First Baptist Church begins clean-up

Garbage truck overturns

Homeowners say flooding caught them unaware

Man dies when camper collides with semi

Moultrie roads covered in water

Now South Georgia is soaked

Panama City is back in business

Parents will soon prove residency for school zones

Rain washes out Dougherty roads

Roadway collapses Monday morning

TPD searching for armed robbers

Worth rains produce a state of emergency






Tuesday 7/12/2005

Albany Police make multiple arrests

Almost two dozen test positive for TB

Boil water alert issued

Church members go to work on flood damage

Closed roads list

Colquitt Co. repairs damaged roads

First Baptist Church begins clean-up

Flint rising fast, should crest ten feet above flood stage

Flood victims begin to clean up

Flood waters force families from homes

Ga. Power workers help restore electricity

Gas prices hit record high

Grady County roads still have problems

Man dies when camper collides with semi

Marine faces trial for rape

MCLB guests depart

New board will hear citizen complaints

Red Cross implements new CNA program

School board considers cutting consortium

South Georgia peaches spared

Teens help repair homes

That's a huge melon!

Turner Commissioner arrested for dog fighting

Wildcats QB wins AF2 honor




Wednesday 7/13/2005

ARC urges South Georgians, have a plan

Bad news for Albany job market

Bobs may shut down by October

Bobs saying goodbye to Albany

Case of tuberculosis reported

Chamber disavows magnets

Church members go to work on flood damage

City sets up disaster relief HQ

Darton grant to put more nurses in field

Disaster center opens to flood victims

Flint to crest next week in Decatur

High schools battle for blood

If April showers bring May flowers--

Insurance may cover flooded vehicles

Little river causes damage at Reed Bingham

More manufacturing jobs may be on the way out

New board will hear citizen complaints

NFL players AIM to help

Ochlockonee River crests

Rivers creep up, down

Tornado cancels AMS Legends Series

What's this water going to do?






Thursday 7/14/2005

10 Country: Susan's Musical Reunion

Armed robbers hit two S. Georgia businesses

City manager candidates interview

Corr coaching family leaving Darton

Creek residents surprised by water height

Elderly man killed in car crash

Exposure to the sun can be useful and dangerous to the skin

Fire fighters learn helicopter techniques

Gang members arrested for beating

Man arrested for trafficking cocaine

Members clean, repair flooded church

New law center dedicated

Repair begins on washed out roads

Sales for next season Wildcats begin

Search is on for city manager

Snake bite sends Worth County man to ER

South Georgia Marine found guilty of rape

Tift manhunt continues

Vials save lives

Wells under flood waters need testing



Friday 7/15/2005

Albany woman experiences London terror

City manager candidates have range of government experience

Couple in jail after 10-hour manhunt

Fundraiser for Miss Thomasville

Harry Potter madness hits South Georgia

Indians start conditioning without a head coach

Juveniles guilty of beating woman, fighting

Little actors perform put on big performance

More may have been exposed to TB

Rivers begin to recede from around homes

Special couple gets dream wedding

Store host Harry Potter party

String of armed robberies in the area

Students graduate from G.R.E.A.T.

Undercover sting nets nine arrests

Volunteers, organizations come to aid of flood victims



Saturday 7/16/2005

"Free Market" hopes to fill a need

Local church reaching out to community

Public given chance to sing Wildcats National Anthem

Water creeps up at Riverfront Park

Wildcats stumble in loss to Steeldogs



Sunday 7/17/2005

AIM for Youth taking aim at South Georgia teens

Albany hotels see new surge of business

Frank Corbitt Little

It's business as usual for flooded church

Stonebridge keeps the Challenge Cup








Monday 7/18/2005

Arsonist may be to blame for Fitzgerald fire

Civic Center man takes new post

Coolidge inventor hopes to change cotton industry

Counties may team up for aid

Eagles return talented backfield duo

Fire source called electrical

Flood victims try to recover

Furniture trailer stolen

H, amp, ton, wa,, , nted on, fe,, , l, ony charges

Health district gets hurricane relief

Hearing sched, uled for flood victims

High School teams hit the practice field

Indicted commissioner speaks out

Lee Countian documents life of female soldier

Retirees find a home in South Ga.

Roads damaged by Hurricane Dennis remain closed

School building demolished

Special Report: On The Homefront

Volunteers help South Georgians clean up

Worth flood victims wait for word on help






Tuesday 7/19/2005

Albany woman joins Mega Road Trip

Albany's Marine Base still safe from BRAC list

Anhydrous meth makes a comeback

Catfish wars continue

City Mgr. candidates to be known in a week

Colquitt Co. deputies make meth arrests

Cop arrested for sexual assault

Delinquent businesses paying up

Douglas honors their Hall of Famer

Elementary school teacher busted for meth

Flood victims will get low-interest loans, state help

Governor Approves SBA Disaster Assistance Program

Insurance talks turn ugly at commission meeting

Investigators examine Dollar General fire

Jail escapee still on the loose

Lottery winners take trip to Golden State

Moody gets favorable BRAC vote

Moody spared from the BRAC list, again

No more flooding at Reed Bingham

Repairs to GoodWill after roof collapse

Senior citizens need extra attention in the summer

State holds transportation hearings

The temperature is on the rise

Tift Sheriff's Office impounds coke

VHS wins blood bash






Wednesday 7/20/2005

Albany officials concerned for expected MCLB jobs

Area junior golfers best in the state

Billboard attempts to draw tourists to Albany area

DARE officers prepare for new school year

Drug agents busy with summer sales

EDC prepares to deal with hundreds of lay-offs

Flood victims clean up to prevent illness

GSP gets news posts, troopers

Home invasion suspect wanted

Horses that Heal

Local students take on crime scene

Lt. Governor candidate comes to Lee

Man builds unique boats

Mosquitoes test positive for mosquito borne illnesses

New initiative to improve literacy

New weapons in battle with bugs

Oxendine calls fire "Arson"

Phoebe dismissal appealed to state high court

Program helps minority, women-owned businesses

SBA low-interest loans available as a result of Dennis

SCA names basketball coach

Special Olympians reach for the stars

Store fire was arson

Storms, floods bring health dangers

Too much of a good thing

Water damage to crops may be worst in memory





Thursday 7/21/2005

10 Country: Dru's Perfect Pets

Bagnato blasts not-for-profit hospitals

Billboard attempts to draw tourists to Albany area

Cairo Soldier, wife found dead at Fort Polk

Construction begins on new dorms

Embezzlement case finally settled

Experimental Gene Therapy for Alzheimer's Disease

Family wonders why South Albany teenager was murdered

Farmers not chosen field for young professionals

Intentional Amputee's 911 Call

Local students take on crime scene

Lt. Governor candidate comes to Lee

Marijuana & Cocaine Confiscated

National web site tracks sex offenders

Playground brings abused kids joy

Pot discovered in Cordele

Savage eyeing move to AFL

Smoked Salmon Recalled

Starting a business is no easy task

Storms, floods bring health dangers

Valdosta annexation put on hold

Victim's Picnic celebrates survival

Warrant issued for molestation defendant

Winn-Dixie closer to closure



Friday 7/22/2005

Airport fares surpass pre-9/11

Are some charity bracelets bogus?

Back to school means bring your wallet

Beat the heat, places to cool off

Cats' Davis facing former teammate in Macon

Davis named Albany High coach

Food for Thought

Head to the mall for heat relief

LifeFlight crew members remembered

Lunching with child victims

Missing defendant found guilty

New animal control center opens

Red Cross to close Worth service center

Remodeling becoming the choice for homeowners

School system will stay with SDBU

Scouts head to Jamboree

Senator it's time for class size law to be implemented

Shelters overcrowded with abuse victims

System losing money in lunch business

This heat is nothing to trifle with

Victim's Picnic celebrates survival


Saturday 7/23/2005

Back to school festival

Firefighters filling the boot

FNRA raises funds for shooting sports

LifeFlight crew remembered

South Georgians receive flood assistance


Sunday 7/24/2005

An old-fashioned way to beat the heat

Dougherty County roads open

Georgia's Sales Tax Holiday starts Thursday

Post 30 wins area title

Seminole Elementary back to school

The First Tee Albany, tee off set for September







Monday 7/25/2005

48th Brigade soldiers killed

Albany woman wins $25,000

Blazers going prime time in 2005

Burglars caught on surveillance video

Dougherty County road re-opens

Elderly woman killed in car crash

Elected officials prepare to sue

Four 48th Brigade soldiers killed

ICE provides emergency information

Irwin Co. inmate caught in South Carolina

Junior Volunteers make a difference

Lee All-Stars pitch shutout in state tournament

New mosquito repellents that actually work

Phoebe opens "convenient" facility

Phoebe tax breaks . . . Fair Play, or Free Ride?

Religion Report

Residents ask commission for protection from creek

School Resource Officers train in Albany

Softball teams ready to play ball

Standoff ends peacefully

Temperatures nearing record highs

Track club leads to national exposure, scholarships

Valdosta gets housing grant

Wildcats look to start new in 2006

Will law suits be filed in Worth County?






Tuesday 7/26/2005

48th Brigade suffers casualties in Iraq

8th Avenue repairs on the way

A database that helps aneurysm patients

Boost for disabled in rural areas

County Committee Farm nominees deadline August 1

Cut down on the heat, and your power bill

Drowned man identified

Eagles lead SoCon preseason squad

Ex-DA out on bond pending new sentencing hearing

Family, friends mourn death of soldier

GSC coaches like the Blazers, again

Major drug bust

Massive manhunt ends in arrest

Missing Worth man found dead

New organization hopes to help flood victims

Pit bulldog thefts increase

Salon to host fundraiser for American Cancer Society

School dress codes make shopping hard

Shuttle liftoff a success

Top honor for Decatur Sheriff

Two sentenced for Postal theft

Wildcats prep for season ender

Worth Guardsman killed in Iraq





Wednesday 7/27/2005
A way to know how many calories your body needs

Albany City Manager needed to fill other vacancies

Albany Commissioners cast their "Lott"

Bus full for children in need of supplies

Business Action Council takes action

Doc says Phoebe still keeping secrets

Federal charges filed in arson

Has new city manager been hired?

Lee All-Stars remain alive in state tourney

New overpass creates mixed feelings

Police Chief named chief of year

Racing puts economy on fast track

Rollover wreck still under investigation

SUV rollover leaves girl critical

Teachers foot bill for classroom supplies

Two qualify for open seat

Valdosta Guardsman also killed in IED blast

Valdosta man named "Big Thinker"


Thursday, July 28, 2005
10 Country: J. W.'s Hard Education
A way to lose weight by cell phone
AC techs working summer overtime
Army mechanic acquitted of desertion, guilty of lesser charge
Bar going dry for good cause
Blazers hire Helfer
City Manager needed to fill other vacancies

Coaches pick ASU 2nd in SIAC in 2005
Corporate citizens turn into community workers
Doctor, accountant disagree about Phoebe audit
Donation improves hospice care
Drug dealer sentenced federally
Drug Squad bids Berry adieu
Family mounts sad vigil
Mathis still getting city check
Parents face jail time for truancy
Police: Cocaine ringleader under arrest
Professional baseball may return to Albany
Sales tax holiday is under way
South Georgians take advantage of tax-free shopping

Yard work can be dangerous





Friday 7/29/2005

A possible, easier way to cook healthy and delicious meals

Albany violent crimes fall

Blazers going prime time in 2005

Davis signs with Panthers

Fire damages Cecil lumber company

Fire damages sawmill

Faith based grads receive diplomas

Food for Thought

Four vie for commission seat

Friends remember fallen soldier

Lightning causes runway damage

New bill hopes to save kids from car injuries

New business fuses farming and technology

Service club shows support for soldiers

String of thefts solved?

Wildcats mix things up for final game

Dougherty Schools to require proof of residency





Saturday 7/30/2005

Echols County Sheriff finds one thousand gallons of moonshine

One dead, one injured in Fitzgerald Shooting

Localpalooza for local bands

South Georgia Wildcats last home game

Wildcats fumble their way to another loss








Sunday 7/31/2005

Lee All-Stars are world series bound

Ben Hill County man charged with murder

Big attendance at last Wildcats game

Deadly wreck in Cook County

Last day for tax-free shopping



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