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WALB News 10 Archives, February 2006


            Wednesday 2/1/2006

            400 jobs may come to Coffee County

Adopt a highway, attract an industry

Albany State Signees

Black history museum being built

Dads prepare to dance with daughters

First Steps helps mothers and babies

Freight cars jump track

GEORGIA 2006 Football Signees

GEORGIA TECH 2006 Football Signees

GSU signing baker's dozen

HOPE gets harder

Late morning accident spills corn cargo

Local Signings

Local Sports Scoreboard (February 1, 2006)

Moultrie sees great economic growth

New changes could bring shorter lines at Driver Services

New exhibit gives back story of Civil Rights movement

Phoebe defends health care charges

Rivals.com's top 20 Georgia football player signing list

Trucker's family remembers a hero

Valdosta man cleared in drive by shooting
Valdosta State Signees




Thursday 2/2/2006

10 Country: Thank you very much

Albanian tells of Iraq duty

Another drought this summer?

APD on the hunt for robbers

Chehaw looking for wild volunteers

Chehaw turtle: Winter to end early

Civic Center director on the way out

High school athlete arrested

Lady Eagles Riding Wave of Momentum

Pharmacy tech. arrested for selling drugs

Police crack down on skaters

Proposed changes to Georgia's Implied Consent Laws

Rams add ninth recruit

Students get a feel for their futures




Friday 2/3/2006

Childhood obesity rises in Georgia

Coretta Scott King to lie in state

Food for Thought

Former VSU coordinator back in SEC

Get ready, pizza people!

Home for Good

Its First Friday in Valdosta

Lady Cav soccer stars remaining teammates

National Wear Red Day

Robbery victim dies from head wound

Sexual predators beware

SGMSP named track of the year

T'ville ink has restrictions

Truck fire burns down South Georgia home

TV rentals increase as Super Bowl XL draws near




Saturday 2/4/2006

Crisp County Sheriff's Deputy shot during traffic stop

Local restaurant prepare for Super Bowl blitz

No traffic stop is routine




Sunday 2/5/2006

Crisp County Sheriff's Deputy recovering in Macon

One your mark, get set, Mow!

Super Bowl Sunday in the Good Life City





Monday 2/6/2006

Albany, Valdosta flights fall victim to weather

Deputy shooting details emerge

Early start to allergy season

Educational programs awarded

Hahira city leaders fired

Home Run armed robbery latest in concerning string

Local Sports Scoreboard (February 6, 2006)

Millard Fuller honored for service

Murder victim's family wants justice

People line up in freezing rain to pay respects to King

Rain causes roof collapse at Hollywood Video

SCA wrestler wins state title

School bus accident sends 6 to hospital

Sleet, rain fall in north Georgia

Some drug offenders get a new sentence

Students learn the value of hand washing

Taco Bell grant gives local teens access to Internet

Trial continued, again

Waterway Etiquette and Safety

Younger pins on APD badge





Tuesday 2/7/2006

ABAC orientation shows students the ropes

Ag conference helps farmers

Albany city employees taught revised drug policy

Bus driver charged in wreck

College shows off

Convenience store tries to get new liquor license

Do you know how not to get soaked?

Fire warning in spite of rains

Four presidents, thousands expected for King funeral

Georgia Cup will start in Albany

Goddard makes plea to save job

Goddard pleads her case

Is there an inventor in your neighborhood?

Lady Ram coach records milestone win

Latest advisories and closings

Lead investigator named Officer of the Year

Local Sports Scoreboard (February 7, 2006)

New alert system could help find missing adults

New assistant city manager; Commissioners discuss local preference

Presidents join thousands at Coretta Scott King's funeral

Rainfall Gauge

Robberies just won't stop

There's a new chief in town






Wednesday 2/8/2006

Albany's Greenway Trail expansions set

ATF searches Grady Co. home

Convenience store managers concerned over recent robberies

Curry gets five years

Feds execute search warrant

Flowers, flowers, everywhere

Goddard meets Lott to save job

Goddard responds to termination

Health department gives free child safety seats

How do long-term subs affect students' learning?

Injured deputy likely to return to work, sheriff says

Is there an inventor in your neighborhood?

Lady Ram coach records milestone win

Lawmakers offer online protection to children

Local company hopes for international business

Local Sports Scoreboard (February 8, 2006)

Lott dismisses Mattie

Parents concerned over substitute's actions

Phoebe case won't be on TV

Saints marching to GCAA final four

Seniors express their needs

Should Bibles be tax free?

South Georgia church remembers their fire scare

Sportscaster talks education

Two college standouts honored by their conferences




Thursday 2/9/2006

Authorities investigate Hispanic break-in

Cancer deaths fall

Construction site leaks into pond

Downtown development is slow

Eight Hispanics robbed, two shot

Georgia soldiers save Baby Noor

Georgia Southern unveils 2006 football schedule

Governor wants eminent domain reigned in

Guilty verdict in rape case

Hollywood video remains closed

Local Sports Scoreboard (February 9, 2006)

March of Dimes drive starts

MLK Drive gets a facelift

Moore Familiarity

More college students saying no to textbooks

Phoebe takes it on the chin in court

VSU makes it a sweep of GSC weekly awards




Friday 2/10/2006

Brooks trio sign juco scholarships

Fewer people saving money

Firefighters to the rescue

Food for Thought

Georgia soldiers complete a life-saving mission

Governor proclaims Fire Awareness Week

Governor proposes teacher time bank

Mega Millions madness

Red Cross recognizes heroes

Success knows no color

Trump looks to you to help him hire an Olympian

Valdosta Father/Daughter dance sells out

Want to be a fireman?

Woman saved by police



Saturday 2/11/2006

Art auction benefits local school

Many cases still pending in Pigford Class Action Lawsuit

New job center expected to put a million back into Albany economy

Woman killed in Colquitt County wreck



2/12/2006 Sunday

Coffee County man drowns while checking boat motor

Cold temperatures welcome news for growers

Florists ready for busiest day

Volunteering brings big rewards to Chehaw volunteers




Monday 2/13/2006

Behind the scenes of the Georgia Lottery

Bring It On!

Cupid's ready!

Diamonds are a girl's best friend

Dougherty County Schools increase retirement benefits

Downtown revitalization gets national attention

Florists working late hours to fill lovers orders

Fuller Center lends helping hand to Hurricane Victims

Garner staying at Georgia

Gators honor Hetland

Lee county school board won't ban book

Local Sports Scoreboard (February 13, 2006)

Man found dead in hotel room

McGruder earns SIAC honors

Mixed drinks served up on Cordele referendum

Quail hunting safety

Rainfall Gauge

School emergency plan revised

Walburn new Cougars football coach




Tuesday 2/14/2006

68 year old sentenced to dozen years in prison

Accused scammer in federal court

Albany gets a new gateway

Arrest made in home burglary

Autosurfers beware!

Babysitter leaves kids when fire starts

Behind the scenes of the Georgia Lottery

Bill would force Wal-Mart to pay more for employee health care

Brooks residents protest landfill proposal

Cooper tires recalled

D-W'S Davis plays through the pain

Former School Board Chairman awaits hearing

High School Basketball State Tournament Schedule

Lee County teen remember on the anniversary of his death

Local Sports Scoreboard (February 14, 2006)

Man arrested for murdering his mother

Man charged with death of mother at Albany hotel

Marine food investigation underway

Murder Victim died of gunshot

Paving the way on Georgia roads

Shots fired, teen arrested

South Georgia surgeon no stranger to birdshot wounds

Thieves stealing racks of newspapers





Thursday 2/16/2006

10 Country: Chase for President

"Eggs" traordinary large egg found in Worth County

"The Apprentice" visits Albany

City workers receive bonus checks

Felony charges against Factoid writers dropped

High School Basketball State Tournament Schedule

Inmate dies in Lowndes Jail

Matlock model to mash Phoebe

Missing soldier's remains are headed home

Pets visit assisted living residents

Rodeo is ready to rock the CC

Search for civic center director starts this month

Students view Aladdin ballet

Tax credit may ease burden for parents

T'ville going wireless

WALB News team witnessed slow response to Katrina victims

Web site promotes healthier living for seniors

Worth County Jail back in operation






Friday 2/17/2006

Another court loss for Phoebe

Bill requires parental consent for school clubs

Counting the birds

County moves to widen Gillionville while it can

Events pouring into Albany Civic Center

Food for Thought

Former principal wins ethics case

High School Basketball State Tournament Schedule

Hospital addition open for patients

Jackets hire assistant coach and promote two others

Middle schoolers learn about careers

No Bull

Shooting suit moves to federal court

Valdosta celebrates Arbor Day






Saturday 2/18/2006

Ashburn woman recovers after being raped, shot

East Albany neighbors hope clean up effort will grow

Falling gas prices, good news for businesses

Police search for missing Coffee County man

Riders raise funds for south Georgia pets

Search continues for Coffee County man






Sunday 2/19/2006

Cyclist travels the country with message

Man stabbed at Albany apartment complex

Play focuses on cultural identity in 1911

South Georgia pastor returns from mission

Woman injured in Colquitt County fire




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Monday 2/20/2006

Albany man arrested for impersonating cop

Becoming a storm spotter

Boys Basketball Schedule

Bridge blocked by steel beams

Deadhead log permits collect dust

Deerfield Crazies

Early morning wreck leaves one dead

Georgia man dies in truck show accident

Girls Basketball Schedule

Man turns himself in for shooting Sheriff's In-law

Mardi Gras coming back to Albany

Military IDs U.S. troops killed in helicopter crash

New Albany business spawned by Identity Theft crimes

Opens Arms forced to cut child prosecution team

Popular dog treat could be harmful to pets' health

Project Lexus is a go

Red light runners beware

Truck driver leaves mess in Crisp County





Tuesday 2/21/2006

Bank transaction leads to chase, manhunt

Blazers rally for blood

Buckling up may become mandatory for truck drivers

Cyclist travels the country with message

Firefighters paged, but don't receive message

Former restaurant owner sentenced for arson

Hotel wall smashed by truck

Identity Theft victim warns others

Jury selection starts under tight security

Lee County jail hopes to ease overcrowding

Local Sports Scoreboard (February 21, 2006)

Mary Perdue stops in Valdosta

No consolidation seen for museums

Peanut growers told to unify for Farm Bill

Popular restaurant will soon open new location

State: Open Arms employees lack proper credentials

Suspect surrenders after two-county chase

The rising costs of college tuition

There's No Place Like Home

Woman critically injured in fire





Wednesday 2/22/2006

Americorps group serves Albany

Family still mourns loved one

Farming tradition continues in Lowndes

Former restaurant owner sentenced for arson

Georgia practices statewide tornado drill

Lee County students are proud Americans

Library branch relocation set for 2007

Local Sports Scoreboard (February 22, 2006)

Morningside Church offers an exotic wildlife experience

Murder arrest made

Psychic to help find Tara

Some hope for honors students

South Georgia Wildcats kick off second season April 8th

Students on different spring break

Three year old murder case may be solved

Valdosta/Lowndes hosts annual bird supper

Voter ID bus rolls through South Georgia

Westbrook indicted in shooting of Crisp County deputy

What happened to ancient cemetery?






Thursday 2/23/2006

10 Country: George's Lasting Memories

Albany leaders send tax concerns to lawmakers

Blakely plans business boom

Cain says he may run again

Florida man sentenced for Adel murders

Georgia students will spend more time in P.E. class

Grady Development moves at record pace

Harrell, Harrison federal trial continues

High School Basketball Scoreboard (February 23, 2006)

Is the death penalty imposed fairly in Georgia?

Judge orders harassment to stop

Local Sports Scoreboard (February 22, 2006)

Lottery players "Rush to Win"

Marines test themselves in Warrior Competition

Mrs. Albany leaves for state pageant

Skeet shoot raises money for CAC

South Georgia kids sick with flu

Students on different spring break

Sylvester Woman wins contest

Will grading change promote low expectations?

Will senior center stay afloat?




Friday 2/24/2006

Blakely plans business boom

Berrien celebrates 150 years

Cops on Doughnut Shops raise money for Special Olympics

Food for Thought

Historians say South Georgia cemeteries must be protected

Lawyers ask for change of venue

Moultrie man wins a million dollars

Public health district has new dental director

Rain or shine, Mardi Gras will go on!

School spending plan to improve public education



Saturday 2/25/2006

County celebrates 150 years

Local teen aims high



Sunday 2/26/2006

Pelham gets new group home

Racers ride in Lee County




Monday 2/27/2006

Ag Commissioner advises consumers to check milk

Albany senior center to stay open, for now

Amusement park owner stresses ride safety

Armed robbery near Albany mall

Biker crash near train

Case dismissed against Donna Wilson

Dental Screenings for students

Dial up Internet in Thomasville gets an extra boost

Fire victim fears worst

Local Sports Scoreboard (February 27, 2006)

Moultrie to get traffic cameras

Propane gas company truck stolen

Prosecutions may slow with budget cut

Searching for sex offenders

Thomasville truckers, use bypass or face fines

Train blocks fleeing biker

Two killed in early morning wreck

Warm weather means more bugs

Yard clippings pile up






Tuesday 2/28/2006

Albany intersection gains national attention

Deputies, Officers, Drug Task force foil two Meth labs

Florida man killed after falling asleep at wheel

Growing pains continue for Lee County

Homeowners could soon see savings

Law men catch drug dealers

Man drowns after Lake Chehaw boat accident

Man on a mission

Mardi Gras street festival coming back this Saturday

Mercer University bound senior awarded LCHS Star Student

Moody Airman dies in wreck

Moody changes commands

Murder trial underway

Open Arms records released

Prisoner escapes during work detail

Prisoner escapes in T'ville

Product Recalls

Robberies, break-ins spawns neighborhood watch programs

Searching for sex offenders

Son remembers his father's legacy

Video leads to STAR program demise

Wounded dog needs a good home