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WALB News 10 Archives, January 2006


Monday 1/2/2006

Beach Blanket Joe Pa

New state health insurance takes effect

Plane crash kills two in South Georgia

Preemie is first baby of 2006
Severe weather causes problems in S. Georgia




Tuesday 1/3/2006

Changes coming for HOPE requirements

Grady County braves high winds

Hooked on Health

How did donations go this season?

No consolidation for Lee County EMS and fire departments

Offending store loses alcohol license

Park Ranger heads back to work

Pharmacies frustrated with new Medicare Part D plan

Pilot's cause of death published

Pope Ascending

Street flooding is still a problem

Wild Adventures brings snow to South Georgia

Will HOPE change end honors classes?






Wednesday 1/4/2006

Colquitt County Jail needs expansion

Council race finally over

FEMA allocates more money for south Georgia's homeless

Hispanic students need improvement on test

Hooked on Health

Local Sports Scoreboard (January 4, 2006)

Moody troops deploy to Iraq

Near miss prompts woman to stress hunter safety

New Albany call center to add 80 jobs

New Albany drug policy will test all employees

New log law takes effect

New show draws ire before it airs

No rush for submerged log harvest permits

Phoebe defends their health care rates

Quit Smoking Now

Safe Haven helps people living with Alzheimer's

Theme park makes top 50 list

Turner After Inventory Clearance Catalogue

VanGorder begins assembling coaching staff




Thursday 1/5/2006

10 Country: Wayne's Great Customer Service

Bagel Recall

Car tracker locates kidnapper, victim

Check the changes before filing your 2005 tax return

Drug task force rewarded with big check

Factoid lawyer call indictments 'political'

Fireworks cause flea market fire

Georgia Fries opens downtown

Goddard complaint goes to mediation

Hurricane victims still need your help

Religious leaders get a preview of 'Daniel'





Friday 1/6/2006

34-year-old assault vehicle on it's way overseas

Albany prepares for King Day celebration

Americus brothers serve proudly in Iraq

Bust-in robbery terrorizes man

Canine celebrity visits Phoebe Putney

Car tracker locates kidnapper, victim

Cell phone usage banned at bases

Check the changes before filing your 2005 tax return

Food for Thought

Frontier Festival lightly attended, so far

Georgia Fried!!

Governor celebrates business expansion

Poll shows Perdue with high ratings

Vick Dismissed

Wills continue to gain in populartity



Saturday 1/7/2006

Frontier Days allows south Georgians a trip back in time

Miss Albany 2006 crowned

Search continues for Tara

Turn your Christmas tree into a giving tree

Local Sports Scoreboard (January 7, 2006)



Sunday 1/8/2006

21-year-old man dies from stabbing

Police, GBI investigate Cairo homicide

Sending your bill will cost you, 2 cents more

Work to slow traffic on West Broad



Monday 1/9/2006

2006 Legislative session begins

Citizens on patrol

Company says it will reimburse pet deaths

County residents alarmed by crime

Drainage problems in Camilla

Family wants justice as vehicular homicide trial begins

Heating Up on the Diamond

Indicted Doctor continues criticism

Live on the Internet: House committee meetings

Local Sports Scoreboard (January 9, 2006)

MCG gets technology to help optimize medicine dosage

Minister goes on trial for child molestation

Morris Gurr takes office as new Ward 3 commissioner

No seatbelt, but lots of X

Pitt Study: Revolution helmet provides better protection

Saints' Grant honors some special kids

SGMC wins wellness award

Water woes spark change in Remerton





Tuesday 1/10/2006

Can't Catch Jamal

Clark resigns in Americus

Could satellite radio hurt local FM radio?

County gets more HEAT cars

Deer season ending

Dems: Teacher raises overdue

Early morning raid nets drugs and cash

Failure to yield leads to fatal accident in Irwin County

Georgia's considered average when it comes to ER care

Local Sports Scoreboard (January 10, 2006)

Market calms after big surge

Missing man found dead

Pennies for Puppies drive begins

Phoebe's new lab will improve patient safety

Teachers eye new proposals

Teen arrested after stabbing




Wednesday 1/11/2006

Are you feeding your dog dangerous food?

Bankruptcy still prevalent

Brock moving to college ranks

Could satellite radio hurt local FM radio?

Dawson peanut history comes down

Democrats decry state insurance snags

Education tops Governor Perdue's list

Family sues school system

Goddard, city still at odds

Governor announces school construction bond package

Hall leaving MTSU for NFL

Lewis takes charge of Rose City

Moody joins the hunt for Navy jet

New business brings jobs to Cook County

No action on open container idea

Perdue State of State Text

Perdue to give State of State Address today

T'ville has a new mayor





Thursday 1/12/2006

10 Country: Donna Beats High Costs

ABAC soccer inks first ever recruits

Amazing technology lets little boy hear the world

Bankrupt, c, , ,, , , ,, ,, , y still prevalent

Chambliss wants work visas for immigrants

Charges filed in Lanier drug case

Consolidation is ready to hold hearings

Drug suspect to be moved to Albany

Gator RB among nine transfers to VSU

Governor brings rosy outlook to South Georgia

Guilty verdict in vehicular homicide trial

Health heroes honored

Local Sports Scoreboard (January 12, 2006)

Missing Navy aircraft found with no survivors

Neighborhood group wins environmental award

Perdue announces pay raise for state employees

Perdue increasing classroom numbers

Perdue visits with Valdostans

Police search for con men

Thomas emergency planners want input

Verdict is reached in vehicular homicide case

Warm weather threatens peaches

Worth County finds gold in Rainbow

Youth baseball league to receive King funds



Friday 1/13/2006

Albany Tech plans to build construction academy

Baseball Back in Albany?

Broadcasters show legislative workings

Consolidation committee is ready to hold hearings

Food for Thought

Molesting preacher convicted

Save yourself some utility money

Schools' future uncertain

SGMC offers get well email

State employees welcome a pay raise

Voter identification bill goes to Senate

VSU Blazers build new homes

Wildcats hire defensive coordinator

Worth County finds gold in Rainbow



Saturday 1/14/2006

American Red Cross assists Colquitt County storm victims

Armed robbery and shooting leaves two men hospitalized

Beaver's parents talk about his death, and their lives since

Colquitt County restaurant closed by storm

Colquitt County tornado damages farm

Fire destroys historic home

International Poultry Farm damaged in storm

Local Sports Scoreboard (January 14, 2006)

Storm throws tree limb through Colquitt County home




Sunday 1/15/2006
Advance warning saves lives in weekend tornado

Children encouraged to participate in MLK Day

One man in custody for armed robbery and shooting

Signing Day

Watch out for detour




Monday 1/16/2006

A Peak Performance

Bishop previews Congressional actions

"Building on the Dream" program hammers home MLK message

Credit card companies raise minimum payment

DA challenging review panel

Dougherty County's inventory tax is one of state's highest

Henry-Manning records milestone win

How much did King change the South?

Katrina photos featured in art exhibit

King saluted at Civic Center

Lee Explorers practice for Winterfest

Local Sports Scoreboard (January 16, 2006)

Medicare Part D woes continue for pharmacists

MLK remembered in south Georgia

Shooting suspects are in jail


Youth talent celebrates MLK day




Tuesday 1/17/2006

A Peak Performance

Albany night club is shut down

"Building on the Dream" program hammers home MLK message

Children trapped on bus during tornado

Exercising builds your brain

Henry-Manning records milestone win

Hispanic advocates say new immigration bill "unfair"

Historic home was victim of arson

Lanier test scores not counted

Lee County growth could cost new residents more

Local Sports Scoreboard (January 17, 2006)

Motel owner dies after explosion

Red Devils smash state record

Revitalization project underway

Riccardi signs with Darton

Room tax rises

Statesboro hostage standoff ends

United Way reaches goal

WALB will air lottery drawings

Watch Lottery drawings on WALB!

Wind rips roof


Wednesday 1/18/2006

48th Brigade will be reclassified

Break-up ends with arson

Business man wants growth for Eastside

Commission wants restrictions on church land

Crashes number one cause of death for teens

Darton recognizes MLK legacy

Displaced student chooses to stay

Georgia curators are in Albany

Georgia Power customers lose power

Hispanic advocates call immigration bill "unfair"

Job seekers converge in Southside

Lady Blazers 10th in first regional poll

Lingle selected as vice chairman

Local Sports Scoreboard (January 18, 2006)

Mayor files lawsuit in police shooting death of spouse

More honors for ASU football duo

Semi truck rolls over

Smart bugs could make you safer

Valdosta truck driver killed

Valdosta trucker killed helping Pennsylvania motorist



Thursday 1/19/2006

10 Country: Gregory's Art Car

48th Brigade will be reclassified

Ag researcher earns top award

Committee approves proposal to restrict eminent domain

Farmers hopeful for beneficial peanut bill

Indicted Doctor continues criticism of hospital big profits

Long-awaited homecomings at Fort Stewart

Mayor files lawsuit in police shooting death of spouse

Mayor gives state of city address

Mother charged in dog mauling

Perdue to help with school fuel

Senior citizens have trouble getting prescriptions filled

Three arrested in drug bust

Valdosta coaching search down to four

What's a Time Out Room?

Who's behind Open Arms' problems?
Wildcats honor Lee County standout



Friday 1/20/2006

Airport seeking customer's opinion on second carrier

Bill would extend wait for divorces

Cordele police beef up patrol for one drug infested community

Explorers gear up for firefighting competition

Forgotten Officer to be honored

Man in police custody dies and police chief's home is torched

Man injured by lightning shares his story

Mitchell County Ethanol plant promises economic boost

Warning about eczema cream




Hold the tomatoes, prices skyrocket!

Marion Reames "Sissy" Riley

New Student Success Center a success

One killed after SUV fails to yield
Search for Tara continues



Sunday 1/22/2006

Albany Civic Center attracting new entertainment

Albany gets new archway

Blakely man faces murder, armed robbery charges

Knights of the Future



Monday 1/23/2006

Americus man beaten to death

Brick mailboxes illegal on some roadways

College night in Lowndes County

Cops look for scissors robber

Crimestoppers yields arrests

Early county residents react to proposed coal-burning power plant

Fire destroys home

High fuel prices suspend Delta flights

Insurance Agent hit with stick, robbed

Murder Suspect returns to Georgia

SW Georgia Regional Airport considers second carrier

Tomberlin in at Valdosta

Turner Job Corps buildings dedicated
U.S. Labor Dept. sues Lee County business




Tuesday 1/24/2006

City of Albany plans to reward its hard workers

Book comes to life in Colquitt County

Charges filed in fatal shooting

Customers welcome natural gas tax break

Darton softball coach still has game

Doctors group supports faxers

Economic outlook gets better for Georgia

Local Sports Scoreboard (January 24, 2006)

Long-time Physician Honored for Service

New legislation for missing adults needed

Off the Deep End

Police add suspect to assault case

SGMC offers free cancer screenings

Tax Credits help southwest Georgians

Two Albany neighborhoods fight to protect history





Wednesday 1/25/2006

Bird flu fears hurt poultry market

Board of Education wants old decree lifted

Car crash kills Bainbridge woman

Commish wants cleaner county

Congressman says troops needed to build an Iraq democracy

Corporate coaches help new businesses

Gas gouging stations listed

Identity theft still fast growing crime

Judge assigned to Phoebe Factoid cases

Kingston addresses Medicare concerns

Parents worry over changes to special-needs program

Pharmacies beg for reimbursements from Feds

Phoebe donates money to preventive and primary care programs

Proposed legislation would justify deadly force

Richt gets new contract, big pay raise

RiverWalk phase two begins soon

Vets aren't happy about healthcare

Will George Jones prime the Civic Center pump?

Woman indicted for stealing from client

Young mother succumbs to cancer






Thursday 1/26/2006

10 Country: George's Hot Art

Albany unemployment down

APD officer returns from Iraq duty

ASU hosts career expo

Aunt Jemima breakfast foods recalled

Broadhead is Carolina Bound

Businesses organize to fight high health care costs

Cats meet their coach

Celebrity Quail Hunt turns twenty

Darton golf team reloading for future

Dog show begins in Albany

Firefighters learn the key to grant writing

Local Sports Scoreboard (January 26, 2006)

New terminal fosters big business

Subdivision moratorium extended

Top educator tours Albany schools

Twentieth Century concerns close to today's

Valdosta draws in retirees

Violent crime down in the Good Life City

Winter Classic coon hunters arrive




Friday 1/27/2006

Albany Water, Gas and Light changing bills

ASU hosting career expo

Boyett is a Village again

Bridal expo kicks off in Valdosta

Celebs hit the woods

Food for Thought

Gilley gets life in prison

(Key) Chain reaction

Nature enthusiasts clean up river pollution

Phoebe will soon construct second medical tower

Police say citizens help crime fall in Albany in 2005

Quail hunt draws big names

Sherwood Baptist ready to launch second movie

Teen hopes to break world record

Time to round up the rattlers

Two arrested, one pursued

UKC Winter Classic brings millions of dollars



Saturday 1/28/2006

Family welcomes soldier home

Katrina evacuees must register or pay their own bill

Quail hunters take over south Georgia woods

Special Olympics launches new sport for Dougherty County

Traffic light hopes to ease congestion




Sunday 1/29/2006

Bird Flu fears cause chicken prices to fall

Championship Contender

Coon hunt comes to a close

Norman Park boy attacked by dog

Weekend events add up to millions for south Georgia





Monday 1/30/2006

Another Peak Performance

CHAMPS will stand against gangs

Cupid Express makes a unique gift

Deal struck in double-dipping case

Family files lawsuit against truck driver

Habitat partnership hope to raise poverty awareness

I-75 traffic to be re-routed

Low pay scale causes police shortage

Madison Street project should attract business

Molestation trial starts

Peak Performer

Public safety workers honored

Revitalization gets going

South Georgians react to ExxonMobil's big profits

State investigates Americus mayoral election

Who makes up the tax difference?

Wrong address check case underway






Tuesday 1/31/2006

Albany police department sees shortage in recruits

Arsonist knew of victims

City commission lists top five priorities for 2006

Coretta Scott King dies

Four arrested in Brooks drug bust

Grant helps small town fire department

How would you grade the City of Albany?

Jobs announced for Turner County

King friends mourn her death

Local Sports Scoreboard (January 31, 2006)

Lt. Governor candidate stops in Valdosta

Red light cams on the way

Same name check casher acquitted

State of the Union falls short for one Katrina evacuee

Teen killed by Semi



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