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WALB News 10 Archives, October 2005

Saturday 10/1/2005

Albany State kicks off Aerospace Academy

Andersonville holds annual historic fair

Blazing a Comeback Trail

Evacuees tie the knot

Local Sports Scoreboard (October 1st)

Rams Are Golden Against Tuskegee

Tifton neighborhoods and police on alert

Train kills one in Tifton




Sunday 10/2/2005

Area Christians form chain of life

Community meeting to discuss Hispanic concerns

One in custody for home invasion murders

Sex offenders may soon face tougher laws



Monday 10/3/2005

Authorities investigate deadly attacks in south Georgia

Big fun under the big top

Business contributes to Red Cross

Candidate not eligible?

Clothes on way to hurricane victims

Deadly home invasions bring national attention

Feeding displaced Mississippians is a mammoth job

"First Fridays" help revitalize downtown

Fuel saving alternative

Gas thefts increase

Harris proves his point

Investigators tight-lipped about murders

Katrina affects Flowers Foods

Lee County tax increase

Local Sports Scoreboard (October 3rd)

Man charged with girlfriend's murder

Norman Park residents on edge

One in custody for home invasion murders

One teen shoots another in leg

Serious wreck in Lee County

Students learn to conserve most valuable resource

Students outfit Katrina victims' homes
The Flu shot is ready







Tuesday 10/4/2005

APD Interim Chief calls it quits

Beware of flooded cars for sale

Cost of car wrecks is staggering

Drug task force seeks Yopp and McLaurin

Georgia-Pacific to cut 1,100 jobs in restructuring

Giant power pole installed

Ground broken on teen center

High gas prices not hurting dealership business

Investigators won't say much about murders

Is Cooper Tires cutting hours?

Local Sports Scoreboard (October 4th)

Medicare Plan

Meth is trop drug threat

Natural gas for winter heat will be expensive

Police shoot out leaves one dead

Rivalry in Valdosta

S. GA sailor collapses and dies during training

Second candidate investigated

Sixth victim dies in attack on Hispanics

Student charged in classmate's death

Two arrests made in connection with home invasions




Wednesday 10/5/2005

Accused peeping tom goes to trial

AFD fire suits benefit volunteer fire departments

Banks cater to Spanish speaking clientele

Charities receive Phoebe grants

Deep South Fair in T'ville

Dog fighting ring busted

Flu Shots

Gas gouging report goes to Atlanta

Leaders see Albany disaster plan

Meth cookers nabbed

Motorcyclist dies two days after crash

Police shooting investigation continues

Residents react to police patrol after deadly home invasions

South Georgia hospital prepared for storm

Three charged with murder in killings of immigrants

Three suspects in custody after Hispanic terror

Tropical Storm Tammy forms off Cape Canaveral

T-shirt self test breast exam

Two arrests made in connection with home invasions

Wednesday's TIG combines Bikes and Badges

What You Don't Know Can Hurt You

Wreck injures woman, other driver in jail





Thursday 10/6/2005

10 Country: Flavel Doesn't Forget

Another man is murdered in Tifton

Blacks, Hispanics tense after latest death

Drug chase exceeds speeds of 100 mph

First time home buyers get help

Flu Shots offered at grocery stores

Georgia Guard leads the pack

Gifts headed to Katrina victims

Kids learn fire safety

Local Sports Scoreboard (October 6th)

Man attacked with a brick

Man shot dead in Tifton bar

Nate the Great

New rap video shot in the 'Binney

Perdue closed schools because of farm lobby

Rush hour chase ends with two drug arrests

Special Olympics come to Albany

Thursday on Today in Georgia Special Olympics Prepare for Week-end

T'ville appreciation night

T'ville candidate booted

Verdict in peeping tom trial





Friday 10/7/2005

Citizens hold hit-and-run driver

City prepares for holiday celebration

Climax celebrates centennial

Cocaine, marijuana found in Ocilla

Drug ring broken

Elite EMTs, firefighters saluted

Face your fears at Wild Adventures

Hardy could get life sentence

Henry Mathis files appeal

High School Football Scoreboard - October 7, 2005

Nate the Great

Opening ceremonies for Special Olympians

Peace walk scheduled for Tifton

Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pot, pistol found at Irwin County High

Rubber-neckers cause multiple wrecks

South Georgia teacher under arrest

Turning students into soldiers

Wagon Days festival kicks off



Saturday 10/8/2005

Local Sports Scoreboard (October 8th)

Local charity needs contributions

Mayor flies Mexican flag to honor murder victims

Silent walk for peace

Special Olympics come to Albany



Sunday 10/9/2005

Albany gets the gold for hosting fall games

Blazers Win on Homecoming

Despite arrests Tifton Hispanic community remains fearful

Fourth arrested in south Georgia home invasions

King and queens lead Special Olympics

Oliver North speaks in Albany

One arrested in fatal Fitzgerald shooting

Pot operation found in Lanier County

Special Olympics wraps up with softball

Tifton leaders hope to solve identity problems




Monday 10/10/2005

Bridgemen to march in Rose Parade

Cancer survivors and patients get pampered

Code enforcement will soon look for signs

County challenges federal rules

County gets new voting machines

Financial Service ID Theft

Firefighter returns from hurricane relief efforts

Five Points gets a makeover

Flower shop burglar captured

Hearing held for candidate

Pike starts his campaign

Poll workers honored

Pot grower busted

QB Sacked at Valdosta State

Rams Back in Action

RICO jury selection begins

School Board hears sex charges

School board makes decision in the Delvin Hawkins sex case

Sheriff's Office confiscates gambling machines







Tuesday 10/11/2005

A Sticky Situation

Albany scavenger hunt welcomes newcomers

Children learn fire safety

Construction set to start on new jail

Farm Service Agency offices could be closed

Firefighters use clown suits to teach safety

GaSports.Com Football Coaches Poll (October 11th)

Hospital pioneers heart study

Hundreds of inmates test positive for TB

Is it pumpkin time already?

Legal status of migrant victims uncertain

Liberty House and ASU hosts Panel on Abuse

Local Sports Scoreboard (October 11th)

Miss ASU claims national crown

School district closely monitors fuel supply

SEEDS center goes regional

Teacher to remain in the classroom

Therapeutic Riding Center needs volunteers like you

Tougher seat belt laws could bring Georgia millions

Volunteers honored with awards and dinner





Wednesday 10/12/2005

Alliance on guard against more BRAC

Concrete prices going up again

Courthouse security check

Discrimination against the disabled?

Domestic violence ends in death, serious injury

Domestic violence forum at ASU raises awareness

Former teacher pleads not guilty to child molestation

GaSports.Com Football Coaches Poll (October 11th)

Grant improves history education

Hatcher elected to D-II Hall of Fame

Health records subpoenaed in baby death investigation

High diesel prices hurting truckers and consumers

Hospital staff gets paid to take flu shots

Lady Eagles ready for state finals

Latino teen birth rates soar in Georgia

Liberty House and ASU hosts Panel on Abuse

Little Train heading to Alabama Hall of Fame

Local Sports Scoreboard (October 12th)

Most disagree with school board

Murder suspect sought in Stewart County

Petroleum increases put squeeze on auto body repair industry

Program aids grandparents raising grandchildren

Prosecutors call defendant "golddigger"

School district closely monitors fuel supply

Sexual predator awareness

Teacher returns to classroom after sex charge

The Georgia high school Top 10

This Week in High School Football

Use care with candles

Volunteers nip illiteracy in the bud








Thursday 10/13/2005

10 Country: Mike's Calls of the Wild

Ag Commissioner Candidate wants to solve energy crisis

Albany native honored by the U.S. Olympic Committee

America needs scientists

APD major dies

ASU president gets formal introduction

Budget is a chart topper

Coke trafficker busted

Dead teen's family upset over memorials

Election results could take longer

Elementary kids get an Iraq surprise

Get your game on with the Army

Gun burglaries investigated

Juvenile burglary suspect arrested

Local Sports Scoreboard (October 13th)

Moody breaks ground on new housing

New products tested for courthouse security

New video teaches the dangers of meth

Property taxes on the rise in Lee County

Public Safety Campaign

Recall protocol

Second candidate booted

Second stabbing victim dies

Smiley earns player of week honors

State officials: Amputee eviction was wrong

Taylor signs to be removed






Friday 10/14/2005

ASU president gets formal introduction

City appoints interim chief

Convenience store raid turns up illegal gaming machines

Discover Albany Passport offers discount for major attractions

Elementary kids get an Iraq surprise

End of the line for Bobs plant

Food for Thought

Former White House COS speaks to cancer group

Garbage truck turns over

High School Football Scoreboard October 14, 2005

Officers overcome by toxic gas

Proper car seat installation

Richardson named CEO of the year

Suspected child molester in custody





Saturday 10/15/2005

Albany Commission Candidate holds neighborhood rally

Blazers Win on the Road

Downtown Albany has the Blues

Lee County faces financial trouble

Local Sports Scoreboard (October 13th)

Martial artists kick for a cause

Mother on a mission to stop drunk driver

Peanuts are the main attraction

Remembering POW/MIA veterans

Scoring Spree

Volunteers run and walk for cancer





Sunday 10/16/2005

Colquitt property owners fight land ordinance

Miss Albany State gets crowned

Music will help Katrina survivors back on their feet

Seniors get prescription plan assistance, ,

Six year old mauled to death by dog

Thomasville Fly-In takes off

Tift Regional selected for statewide study







Monday 10/17/2005

Argument ends in death

ASU kicks off homecoming with the gospel

Candidate opens Headquarters

Charges will not be filed in Child's death

Check your heater BEFORE it gets cold

Colquitt property owners fight land ordinance

Cost of firewood going up

Dog flu worries pet owners

Gambling machine owners to sue the state

Long-time educator, city council member dies

Murder trial continued

Nashville mayor loses cancer battle

Rams Ready for Homecoming

River Alive 2005

Six year old mauled to death by dog

Soldier from 48th Brigade dies in Iraq

Space heaters expect more use

Valdosta hosts Georgia Downtown Conference

Wilkes earns GSC honors




Tuesday 10/18/2005

AG Secretary visits Expo

Another drug bust in Lanier County

Cameron back with Rams

City to move forward with five-year plan

Commission approves taxi fare increase

Dog maulings too common in south Georgia

GaSports.Com Football Coaches Poll (October 18th)

Harvest time for cotton farmers

High School Football Schedule (Oct. 21st)

Lady Cavs reach the top of the NJCAA polls

Local Sports Scoreboard (October 18th)

Mediacom offers phone service

Mother calls for help to stop DUI's

NAACP: Hispanic murders were not hate crimes

Pediatrician: Discipline should start early with youngsters

Receiving Some Attention

Sunbelt draws the crowds again

Sunbelt opens for 28th year

Teachers worried about insurance

WG&L to refinance $6 million in bonds

Woman robbed at hospital



Wednesday 10/19/2005

ASU Homecoming Preview

Babies learn to communicate

Christmas comes early to south Georgia

Dog maulings too common in south Georgia

GaSports.Com Football Coaches Poll (October 18th)

Hurricane Wilma upgraded to Category 5 storm

International Fest draws hundreds

Judge threatens lawyer with contempt

Keeping kids healthy at school

Long-time judge announces her retirement

Man arrested on sex charge

Man dies after train collision

Phoebe Putney employees get pumpkins

Police make progress in gun thefts

Poultry chief says not to worry

Red Dragon brings the heat to flu bugs

Semi hits compact car

Sheriff appointed to DOC board

South Georgia groups prepare for Wilma

Southwest Georgia Food Bank in need

Sunbelt Ag Expo highlights farm technology innovations

Task force makes drug, parole arrest

Teachers to make up snow days

Thomas Co. deputy arrested



Thursday 10/20/2005

10 Country: Ashli Shoots Straight

Big gator gets a new home

Car theft ring broken

Deputies qualify with weapons

Drug-Alcohol Awareness fair teaches students

FEMA sends help from South Georgia

Flint River Habitat For Humanity builds home

Neighborhood wary of violence

New info released on arrested jailer

New officers crack down on illegal dumpers

Professional baseball could return to South Georgia

Rec director quits over tournament fees

Reed calls for tax changes

Southwest Georgia Food Bank in need






Friday 10/21/2005

Absentee ballots now available

Bottled water industry grows despite increase costs

Contractor charged in motel arson

Derby Day raises money for special rides

Evicted amputee taking charge

Food for Thought

Heat Start kids parade through Albany

Katrina victims reunited

Make a difference in your community

Rizen to perform at gospel concert

S. Ga. police departments recognized

Second officer arrested

Shelter owner faces charges

VSU swarms UNA Lions




Saturday 10/22/2005

ASU homecoming game pumps up economy

Darton grant will provide only online nursing program in southeast

Dogs strut their stuff in Albany

Efforts made to keep Albany's "Rivers Alive"

High School Football Scoreboard - October 21st

Home building makes a difference

Man grows 17 foot okra plant

Parking lot at Albany Mall takes trip back in time

Rams Win On Homecoming

Talent showcased in south Georgia

The First Tee opens for first day

Tuition costing college bound more




Sunday 10/23/2005
Gas prices fall, the fall blend has arrived

Teen killed in Lee County crash

Teenager recovering after fatal Lee County crash

Safety comes first this Halloween

The hunt is on for Halloween costumes

Local Sports Scoreboard (October 21st)






Tuesday 10/25/2005

A possible way to detect Alzheimer's

Blazers move to number one in region

Cadets celebrate new honor

City adopts five year strategic plan

Conflict of interest in arson case?

Counterfeiters busted

Ethics complaints filed against Taylor, Cox

Flowers Foods growing

Four die in arson house fire

GaSports.Com Football Coaches Poll (October 25th)

Hurricanes fall in SSAC tourney

Hurricanes soccer making history

Insight into Domestic Violence Month

Kids turn into mosquito fighters

Lead exposure warning for parents

Police, GBI seek missing woman

Ready, Set, Go and YBH Programs Fight Obesity

Rivals Battle for Region Title

School gives military students a treat

State expected to vote on rules for sewage discharge

Tow, n worries about , missing teacher, ,






Wednesday 10/26/2005

A way for you and your pet to make friends online

Athletes help keep kids off drugs

Authorities search Flint for man

Better hope for a warm winter

Cheap gas prices spotted in S. Georgia!

Choppers refuel in Albany

County commissioners want a united front

DNR Board approves controversial wastewater rule change

Energy prices may be a Grinch

Four die in arson house fire

GaSports.Com Football Coaches Poll (October 25th)

High School Football Schedule-Week 11

Hurricanes fall in SSAC tourney

Local Sports Scoreboard (October 25th)

More murder charges brought

New changes to Ga's wastewater rule

School Board needs more cops

State considers price of river logs

The funkfest will put you in the mood for fun

Town worries about missing teacher

Voters cans still present 17 forms of ID, for now

Winterize your ride




Thursday 10/27/2005

10 Country: Real Ghost Hunters

Cops help others for Christmas

Dog adoption month winds down

Fargo man dies in train wreck

Georgia to honor Golden in Jacksonville

Man arrested after high-speed chase

Man dies after train collides with his truck

Nelson is up to the challenge for Dougherty

New Medicare prescription drug program confuses most

Ocilla teacher still missing

October is spinal health month

Police chase suspect arrested

Reed Bingham hosts fall festival

WG&L employees to undergo heart screening

Whooping cough vaccine for adults

Wild Adventures gears up for 10th birthday





Friday 10/28/2005

Black elected officials meet in Albany

Body of missing man found

Coaches High School Football Poll (October 25th)

Drought and disease cut peanut production

Food for Thought

Literacy campaign starts

Make sure you have a permit for that burn

Sesame Street comes to Albany

T'ville schools combat tooth decay

Use caution when trick or treating

Vice President rallies Georgia's Republican faithful




Saturday 10/29/2005

Daylight Savings Time nears

GABEO applauds voter ID decision

High School Football Scoreboard - October 28th

Lopez celebrates 20 years of helping Hospice

Police HOF inducts GA officers

Veterans host fall festival for deployed families




Sunday 10/30/2005

Albany bus tour outlines gang activity

BMX champs tear up the track

Construction starts on new jail

Development Center will build young lives

Firefighters caution against outside burning

Help find Tara

Local Sports Scoreboard (October 28th)

Massive search for missing Irwin Co. teacher

Remember the Rams

Rush to Victory

Take a trip through the haunted forest

When to trick-or-treat



Monday 10/31/2005

Albany unemployment rate up

Dougherty Ready for Postseason

Early voting is available

Exchange Club fair starts Tuesday

Four indicted in home invasion murders

Georgians pull together for missing teacher

High School Football Schedule-1st Round State Playoffs

Kid car recall

Lowndes enforces new burn ordinance

Lowndes retail numbers set new record

Mathis to prison next week

Parts of Georgia plantation up for auction

School officers watch over 17,000 students

When to trick-or-treat



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