WALB News 10 Archives, December 2005 - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

WALB News 10 Archives, December 2005

Thursday 12/1/2005

10 Country: Cheryl Helps Santas

A radiation treatment for cancer that is pain and side effect free

Albany residents seek utility bill help

Americus man charged in counterfeit ring

Americus-Sumter students delayed going to classes

Armed robbery reward increased, information needed

Child hit by van

"Christmas" no longer welcome?

Coaches dream of championships too

Deadly shooting at South Georgia state park

Election recall denied

Gas tax returns

Guardsman's daughter wins greeting card contest

Lowndes Senior Leadership

Lowndes seniors want second title

Mail out Holiday Cheer

Maintain your brain

Paula Deen cooks up support for recovery center

Residents line up for heat assistance

Sanders earns player of the week honors

Some 48th Brigade soldiers come home for the holidays

State's largest poinsettia producer working around the clock

Students without IDs wait in gym

'Tis the season for more e-mail scam schemes

Tree of Life helps hospice, oncology patients

Two Crisp County men hospitalized by methane fumes

VFW needs help delivering smiles to military kids

Friday 12/2/2005

135 year old home destroyed in fire

Arson reward offered

Big Oak to be protected

Braving the cold for a good cause

East Albany man takes stand against crime

Echols drug bust

Family keeps syrup-making tradition alive

Food for Thought

Lee County woman struck by SUV and killed

Seatbelt crack down launched

Second pedestrian in two weeks killed on U.S. 19 South

YMCA helps combat youth obesity

Saturday 12/3/2005

Club teaches kids life lessons

High School Football Scoreboard - December 3rd

Local Sports Scoreboard (December 3, 2005)

Peach County repays the favor with Dougherty

Vikings plow over Brookwood

Sunday 12/4/2005

Gas prices may be going up again

Runoff election nears

Weekend search planned for Tara Grinstead
The case for Christmas

Monday 12/5/2005

Be a Santa for a senior

Good turnout in early voting

Indictment insight given

Neighborhood watch programs starting around Albany

New voting to be tested

Possible impact fee for Lee County homeowners

Rapist of stepdaughter sentenced

Residents oppose Fussell Road development

Senator wants tighter border security

Sylvester picks up the pieces

Tornado roars through Sylvester
Tornadoes rip through South Georgia

Tuesday 12/6/2005

Anderson takes job as police chief

Cairo man's family lost in Katrina

Civic center manager lawyer claims racism

Clinch man cleans up after tornado

Fire Inspectors keep store aisles clear

Fires out in T'ville

Flood recovery continues in Worth County

Fun at the Peppermint Pops

Goddard's days numbered as CC manager

Gurr makes a charge against Arthur K.

Holiday travel guidelines

Infinite Improvement

Local Sports Scoreboard (December 6, 2005)

Morris Gurr wins Ward Three run-off

Murder trial underway

Phoebe will participate with United Healthcare

Senior volunteers honored

South Georgia advocate headed to Washington Senior Conference

Sylvester storm could have been worse

Tornado doesn't effect election turnout

Woman dies in house fire

Yearta wins Sylvester race



Wednesday 12/7/2005

Broadaway back on Nationwide Tour

Cairo runoff ends in tie

Christmas trees can be a fire hazard

Holiday travel guidelines issued

Housing readied for Katrina victims

Lee's jail doesn't fit

Local Sports Scoreboard (December 6, 2005)

Monument re-dedicated after 100 years

Mother, daughter sentenced after man's death

Murder suspect convicted

NAACP rails against Williams defeat

Roof Sit raises thousands for United Way

Salvation Army kettles flowing over

South Georgia civil rights activists honored

Special Olympian prepares for winter games

The Lake Park Neighborhood Watch is on patrol


Thursday 12/8/2005

10 Country: Lee Loves Trains

A way to get around automated computer phone systems

Albany has a new police chief

Doctor says Phoebe Execs jet setting again

Dougherty's Nelson wins player of the year honors

Fall Feather Hunt looks to trap more than birds

Georgia Marine shares war experience

H.E.A.T. Cop injured in crash

Katrina evacuees move into new housing

Lady Cavs Soccer records another first

Lott lays down the law

Medical technology helps break language barrier

Missing money investigation at Turner Job Corps

New theater group featuring kids debuts

Officers on look out for missing man

Rain does not dampen Fall Feather Hunt

Students speak about art

Vice President arrives in South Georgia

Victory parade planned for Vikings

Friday 12/9/2005

Book sale benefits Mississippi school

Boy mauled by pet dogs

Caregiver charged with abuse

Elsie Edwards Glenn

Georgia Southern Getting Defensive

Hatcher Honored

Healthy chocolate bars made in Albany

Holloway's mother sits in on search for Grinstead

Missing teen's mother joins search for Tara

Technology tested at Ft. Benning is saving soldier lives
U.S. life expectancy hits high



Saturday 12/10/2005

48th Brigade serviceman surprises Albany grad

ASU grads fill the civic center

Exhibit featuring portraits opens at Albany Art Museum

Search for Tara continues



Sunday 12/11/2005

Baker County community joins together to restore old school

Ballet Theatre South holds Tea for Tutus

Freezing temperature tips

Massive search for Tara, nothing found

Motorcyclists collect toys for kids

Race for governor gets new momentum

South Georgia retail sales pick up as Christmas nears
Toy drive collects truckload for Salvation Army



Monday 12/12/2005

Arson investigators call fire suspicious

Chase suspect under arrest

Civic Center gets life-saving defibrillators
Domestic problems i,, , ncrease during holidays
Donating gets less costly

Drunk driving checks stepped up for holidays

Girls with Guns

Holiday Shipping Tips

Lawmakers may revisit voter ID bill

Levee not recommended for Albany flooding

Meth use climbs in South Georgia

South Georgia fireman in Iraq

Special Olympians earn medals

TU professor talks terrorism

Tuesday 12/13/2005

Another suspect arrested in immigrant murders

Arthur says voters didn't know district

Avoiding the stress of holiday debt

Bikers ride for a good cause

Child molester sentenced

Christmas Wonderland at Wild Adventures

County may halt new subdivisions

D. A. admonishes delinquent parents

Fifth suspect charged in home invasion murders

Flowers reopens in New Orleans

Giveaway makes a Christmas

Goddard files EEOC complaint

Inside the ASU police department

Insurance Commissioner fines United Healthcare

Man sentenced for teen sex

No Wal-Mart for East Albany

Police to hand over crossing guards to school system

School system to pick up crossing guard tab

Think twice about pets during the holidays

Trophies for the Trojans

WALB Food Drive





Wednesday 12/14/2005

Alternative school kids help others

Crisp County fires Hill

Early admission to University of Georgia in demand

Family marks sad anniversary

Fulton inmates headed to south Georgia

History-making woman dies

Home invader arrested

Officers crack down on clubs

Open house for health

Phoebe Putney critics face criminal charges

Phoebe whistle blowers indicted

Subdivision moratorium issued

Teachers support principal accused of child abuse

Teen hit by car

Winter blazes leave families homeless

Wreck sends pre-schoolers to hospital




Thursday 12/15/2005

10 Country: Chris' Christmas Lifestyle

All-American Honors for ASU and VSU players

Deadbeat parents pay up

Don't let burglars steal your Christmas

Fitzgerald signs with Kennesaw

Helping hospital patients

Icy roads and trees in North Georgia

Lee Co. gets new prosecutor, interim administrator

MCLB Employee Job Fair

Nursing shortage not helped by limited schooling

Phoebe Putney critics arrested

Police warn clerks to be on lookout

Senator proposed agricultural license plate

Students give Santa a new suit

T'ville budget almost final

Various drugs seized

VSU's Thomas picked for ABCA Hall of Fame

YMCA offers holiday fun




Friday 12/16/2005

Food for Thought

Gifts coming to the less fortunate

Gun threat at Grady school

Jingle jam rocks the Hilton

Jolly St. Nick visits Chehaw

Longtime Albany business closes, can't compete with technology

Red carpet rolled out for S. Ga.

South Georgia woman robbed in parking lot

Talks continue following Fall FeatherHunt

Toys headed for Katrina victims

Winter weather hits North Georgia

Wrestling with the Future


Saturday 12/17/2005

48th families get early Christmas

Driver to face charges in I-75 accident

Father's Kitchen cooks up Christmas dinner

Katrina evacuees get homes for Christmas

One dead after double shooting

Palmyra Nursing Home decks the halls


Sunday 12/18/2005

48th Brigade families find common bond at Christmas

Bikes or bust campaign falls short

Early Christmas service draws larger crowds

Gas prices bring holiday woes

Kids make labels of love
Two men injured in Moultrie shooting



Monday 12/19/2005

Accident victim dies

Albany Post Office prepares for busiest day

Busiest mailing day of the year USPS

Commissioners appoint new Hospital Authority member

Darlington Decides

Family defends shooting victim

For the Best

Group provides hunting opportunity for disabled children

Heating tax break

Lowe's builds playsets for special education students

Make smart Donations

Reward in Grinstead case to double

Shooting in Lee County leaves one hospitalized
South Georgia man sets his lights to music






Tuesday 12/20/2005

Bogus buck$ surfacing

Citizens want Christmas put back into the city

City commission gets audit, votes on changes

Cop and citizen of the year

D.O.T. leaders visit South Georgia

Deerfield kids help St. Judes

Fisher has violent history

Foster children to receive suitcases, gifts for Christmas

Grinstead reward doubles

House fire out

Number of Christmas tree farmers declines in Georgia

Pub Owner says NO to underage drinkers

Rookie firefighters get live fire training

Some less than fortunate kids find good fortune

The Christmas rush is on

Thomas County looks to the future

What Brown does for Santa



Wednesday 12/21/2005

Ag Commissioner warns of possible pet food danger

Boyette Village to see families again

Choir gears up for Pope performance

Driver charged after teen dies

First case of Flu confirmed in Georgia

Georgia Water Planning and Policy criticized in audit

Local Sports Scoreboard (December 21, 2005)

Man impersonates officer

No "Merry Christmas" lights says WG&L

Oxendine fines United Healthcare $2.8 million

Payday loan companies close

Police investigate string of burglaries

Police on look out for escapee

Protecting your gifts and yourself as you travel

Residents want mayor to resign

Santa visits sick kids

Senator encourages giving to Guard families

Son killed mother

Standoff in Lowndes County

State collects back child support

Thieves go shopping!

Tips for itemized tax forms

Toys for underprivileged kids comes from unlikely source

Wildcats tryout set for February

Woman dies in wreck






Thursday 12/22/2005

Albany restaurants profit from weary shoppers

City to reconsider Christmas Displays

Emergency workers turn Santa

Gamers searching for more positive challenge

Giant hole causes sinking feeling

Group provides for widows and orphans

Gun threat narrowed down

Hurricane evacuees move into new homes

Liquor stores sales pick up

Mediation may keep Albany and Mattie Goddard from court

Megachurches closed for Christmas

Roadblocks will be set up around Albany

Search nets drug dealers

Still missing, tree decorated in Grinstead's honor

Thieves target air conditioner and heating units

Thomasville budget adopted

Toy campaign brightens Boston

Troopers not releasing much about train collision

Woman dies in head-on collision

Wrong way driver wrecks



Friday 12/23/2005

Albany business gives Christmas cheer

Big Lotto South jackpot just in time for Christmas

Christmas just another day at jail

Cops save the holi-day

Designated driving in December

GSP releases details about fatal train collision

Holiday sales good in the "Good Life City"

Jordan's career has been a snap

Last minute shoppers, they're mostly men

Program provides affordable child care



Monday 12/26/2005

Bicyclist struck and killed

Christmas gifts bring after Christmas returns

Day after Christmas sales satisfy shoppers and retailers

Local stores and superstores compete for business

Lottery sales climb during holidays

Theme park guests can strike it rich

Troopers look for traffic violators



Tuesday 12/27/2005

Battling holiday weight gain

Buzzed driving is drunk driving

Crime crackdown leads police to suspected prostitutes

Don't roll out the welcome mat for burglars

Got plans for New Year's Eve?

High School Coach arrested for battery

Holiday trash piles up around Albany

Injuries increase during holidays

James Webster Haywood

Kwanzaa celebrations begin

Valdosta escapee caught





Wednesday 12/28/2005

2005 Cotton crop looks good

Arrests made in Tift burglaries

Blood donations fall to critical levels

Bring one for the chipper

FDA requires food products to list trans fat

Fort Stewart soldiers killed in Iraq

Hospital reaches record number of births

Nature Conservancy expands Early County preserve

Prescription drug deadline looms

South Georgia lawmakers on a mission

Storm drops concrete and a beam through an Irwin County home

What's a Ute?




Thursday 12/29/2005

Area sheriff's office is offering free rides

City leaders offer free rides on New Years

Clean up begins after tornadoes rip through area

Death predictions grisly--Be Careful!

Flu season coming

Job outlook promising

Make volunteering your New Year's resolution

Runoff underway

Storms destroy barns, farm structures

Weather alert radios were a hot Christmas present

Wild Adventures gears up for Polar Swim




Friday 12/30/2005

Designate a driver or face the consequences

Flint Riverquarium favorite heads home

Georgia National Guard soldiers give help to Iraqi baby

Juvenile charged with armed robbery

Mountaineer Rush-More

New Year's baby turns 100



Saturday 12/31/2005

Moultrie man killed in weather related accident

New Year's Holiday Weekend starts out quietly

South Georgia feels the impact of 2005



Archives from other months