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WALB News 10 Archives, APRIL 2006

Saturday 4/1/2006
Body recovered from Flint River
More minority businesses across nation
Skate park hosts competition

Thomas County coalition fights against drug use
VFW helps soldiers' families adapt to homecoming


Sunday 4/2/2006
Carnival attracts visitors from across South Georgia
Crowd turnout low for liquidation sale
Fire departments say check smoke detectors
South Georgians enjoy day-light saving time


Monday 4/3/2006
Bigger car seats developed for bigger kids
Blue reflectors point out fire hydrants
Dougherty students prepare for CRCT
Failed concerts won't keep Albany Civic Center down
Free gun locks for gun owners
Grady County adds 50 jobs
Hunter shot twice, gunman charged
Lake Park man charged in deadly wreck
Log truck rolls over, killing driver
Love named Valdosta's Woman of the Year
Mumps moves across the country
Personal commuter planes on the horizon
Push to revive tourism afloat on Jekyll Island
Stone, others look for re-election
Teleradiology comes to Lakeland

Thomas County coalition fights against drug use
Wildcats ready for season opener


Tuesday 4/4/2006
Albany leaders vote against Confederate History resolution
ASU helps to fill teacher void
Bainbridge to redevelop Flint River property
Blazers golf finish 10th in Southern Collegiate
Business owners dissatisfied with APD
Coffee sheriff resigns
Coroner steps down
Downtown Gateway won't have to come down
Dry weather stops burning in south Georgia
Green returns to Big Apple to retire
Immigration hot topic in Washington
Local Sports Scoreboard (April 4, 2006)
McKinney says 'racial profiling' behind Capitol confrontation
More arrests are made in Albany burglaries
Mosquito onslaught yet to start
New regulations for Georgia firefighters
New rules for food establishments
Phoebe Putney wants seal lifted
Pinkins ready for AF2 debut
School bus accident sends 11 to hospital
South Georgia church damaged by vandals
Two men killed in early morning accident
Verdict affirmed for Bainbridge child molester
VSU gets two million dollar gift
Wal-mart to build in struggling neighborhoods



Wednesday 4/5/2006
Airport evacuated over the word "bomb"
Allergy sufferers seek natural relief America in need of organ donors
ASU appoints interim athletic director
Bainbridge man catches state record catfish
Capitol Police Chief: No racism behind McKinney flap
Customer shot in store scuffle
Experience may be Tereshinski's edge in UGA QB race
Governor signs education spending act into law
Kids charged with arson
Man sentenced for Colquitt County shooting death
No right to know on city drug tests
Special election set
Students create an alternative source of fuel
Take it to the bank
Thomas County gets adults off public assistance
Thomasville gets new C.F.O.
Thomaville golf tourney supports adoption agency
Tift County advocates fight child abuse
Traffic study along Nottingham Way
VPD gets new digital patrol cameras



Thursday 4/6/2006
10 Country: Dan's Simple Pleasure
Albany neighbors disagree about historic preservation
Banks tighten privacy policies
Boaters must have life jackets
Charcoal in garbage causes house fire
Farm-use water management explained
Hundreds of Albany youth are awarded
Keeping storm drains clean
Man dies saving child
Man killed by school bus
McKinney case reportedly going to grand jury
School buses damaged by vandals
Shot customer to face charges
South Ga. native takes Coast Guard's top honors
Student caught with gun at school
Three new Dougherty schools to open next fall
Volunteers honored for service

Friday 4/7/2006
Agencies fined by EPD
Civilians to police MCLB
Does ER still mean Emergency Room?
Driver isn't charged with pedestrian's death
Fashion on the Flint
Food for Thought
Leesburg officers complete SWAT training
Miller County man killed in wreck
Phoebe publishes financial reports
Pregnant teen facility planned
Prom season brings safety reminder
Red Carpet Tour arrives in Valdosta
Stranded Georgian found alive on island
Thomas County hosts bird gathering
Thousands of gallons of oil spilled in Camilla
Wildcats Robinson ready to face former college teammates
Wildcats tailgaters must obey rules

Saturday 4/8/2006
Chehaw's cheetahs celebrated birthday
Chehaws cheetahs celebrated birthday
Health fair encourages disease prevention
Local businesses benefit from football season
Severe weather blamed for one death
Severe weather hits south Georgia
Wildcats tailgaters brave heavy rains

Sunday 4/9/2006
Hundreds fill body of Christ
Palm Sunday is start of Holy Week
Troopers experience statewide shortage
Troopers face equipment challenges
Worldwide church movement hits South Georgia

Monday 4/10/2006
Adoption charity holds golf tourney
APD ranks begin to increase
Boom times in Moultrie
Dougherty leaders consider cutting allocations to ATI
Factoids case may be heard in Atlanta
Federal funding cuts leave youth program in jeopardy
Funding cuts for APD
High building supply costs delay road projects
Hispanics gather to protest Georgia legislation on immigrants
How to start a new business
Local murder trial begins
Rapist on the loose Ready to Build
Voting off to slow start VSU opens pedestrian mall
Weekend wreck leaves one dead
Woman charged in shooting

Tuesday 4/11/2006
ASU's radio station earns top honors
Confirmed case of TB, prompts local health concern
County police aren't sure about "serial rapist"
GSP acts as eye in the sky to catch crooks
Help Albany "Stash the Trash"
How to keep yourself safe from attackers
Insurance agency robbed
Man dies from fall at Georgia Pacific
Mega Millions climbs, making for long lines
Murder trial postponed
Police remain silent on weekend child rape
Protect your eyes
Realtors take extra precautions
Repairs needed at Millpond dam
SCA student wins history award
Suspected shoplifter cuts employees
Thomas County looks at Agro Security
Vacation drives won't come cheap this summer
VSU cops get unique transportation

Wednesday 4/12/2006
Albany court receives national recognition
Ancient cemetery report complete
Bainbridge College promotes healthy living
Burglars target Dawson businesses
Cancer screening program in Baker County
Chatmon wants county money
Chehaw welcomes new addition to the family
Confident Wildcasts ready for Tulsa
Dawson businesses join forces to fight crime
Georgia job growth surpasses national average
Interim Coffee County sheriff named
Johnson named FSU's most improved player
Man arrested after weapons discharge
Masseur arrested for assaulting client
Phoebe finds another use for MRI building
Randolph-Clay star signs with ASCC
Smith bench seat agreement seems done
South Georgia needs more affordable homes
South Georgians make their own rain
Tax deadline nears


Thursday 4/13/2006
10 Country: Stephen's Impossible Job
Albany starts talks with South Coast League
Area churches celebrate the Easter season
Arrest made in Thomasville shooting
ATI gets a smaller slice
Bus driver charged
CCA point guard is D-II bound
Chattmon ready for return to basketball at ABAC
City manager leads state association
Darton art students show off their work
Darton golfers off to hot start at state tournament
Darton lands NJCAA soccer tournament
DFACS honored for protecting kids
EEOC closes Goddard's discrimination case
Firefighters say arson started duplex fire
Help get the "The Moving Wall" to Albany
Hometown Hero is Pedigree award nominee
Job outlook good for upcoming graduates
Police report says D. A. assistants drank alcohol before answering call
Second Harrell trial postponed, moved
TB tests begin next week in Thomas County
Thomas County residents will vote on county improvements
Thomas University professor considered terrorism expert
Will Delta pilots strike?
Will Delta strike be avoided?


Friday 4/14/2006
AJ enters NBA draft Class sizes to shrink
Community-wide clean up kicks off
CRCT testing continues in south Georgia
Delta, pilots union reach tentative agreement
Dougherty County employees hope for better pay
Hundreds of Georgians have waiting money
Sad ending to an amazing fish story
Unleashing a way to lose weight
Use caution with Easter eggs
Wildcats offense coming together

Saturday 4/15/2006
Air Force hero buried 62 years after death
Local equestrians serve as mentors to youth
Search for young boy ends
Trash stash keeps Albany clean



Sunday 4/16/2006
Bunny brings smiles to Phoebe Putney
Churches celebrate Easter as one
Triple shooting in Berrien County

Monday 4/17/2006
ATI gets $100K from County
Fatal crash under investigation in Mitchell County
Governor plans to sign immigration bill
Grand jury returns criminal indictments
Grownups, kids trade dinner for fundraiser
Horse may be infected with contagious disease
Investigators rule Dollar General fire arson
Jury selection to begin in murder trial
Move Over law has teeth
Nashville banks burglarized
NYSP gets local funds
Police issue Shooting Sketch
Police search for murder suspect
Return of the Tire Man
Rush is on for last minute tax filers
South Georgia troops come home

Tax deadline keeps post office busy




Tuesday 4/18/2006
Big crowd turnout for Albany Civic Center
21 arrested in cock-fighting raid
City manager backtracks on employee reviews
Cockfighting arena raided
County must repay inmates
Decatur Co landfill nearly full
GBI outsources lab cases
Let's have a feast!
Local business honors troops
Man shocked while trimming tree
Not Ready to Make Nice
South Georgians make plans for Mega-Millions jackpot
Taylor kicks off campaign in hometown
Water conservation plan concerns farmers

Wednesday 4/19/2006
Albany still has teen curfew
Bus wreck kept under wraps
Ebay store will sell your stuff
Fire destroys part of business
Flooded church ready to worship
Georgia troops return from Iraq duty
Horse has problems, but not brusilosis
Jesse Walker recognized for music contribution
Kids learn about 911 procedures
Obey your watering restrictions
Phoebe adds more bricks
SBA low-interest loans available as a result of Dennis
Students learn about law, enjoy the beach
Troops begin returning home from Iraq tonight
Workers' records found at landfill



Thursday 4/20/2006
10 Country: Dania's Effective Storage System
A Prescription for Kindness
Dual arsons investigated
Flint River Habitat gets national recognition
Georgia troops touch down at Ft. Stewart
Great American Cleanup kicks off this weekend
Happy reunions abound at Ft. Stewart
Health officials report fewer Americans dying
Marine test drive injures two
Officer booked after domestic dispute
Palmyra wants to expand
South Georgia walks for premature babies
State law forces local law to take on INS duty
Summer and river will be set to music
Tie a yellow ribbon around the old oak tree

Tifton residents oppose interstate changes


Friday 4/21/2006
Albany car thefts up
APD Officer injured in Iraq
Bikers flock to Unadilla
Cancer walk begins anew
Children's play gives life lesson
Computer irrigation system reduces water usage
Engraving valuables protects them
Grady County woman uses bible to smuggle drugs
Grand jury indicts seven guards for beating inmates
Honoring victims of crimes kicks off today
Man attacked by trio
Nature trail opens
New nurses ready for the workforce
Police look for aggravated battery suspect
Six South Georgians busted for trafficking cocaine
Teen burglary suspects arrested
Three more arrests in 3 year old murder case
Wait ends for more south Georgia troops
Will ethanol affect your pockets at the pumps?


Saturday 4/22/2006
Albany welcomes soldiers with ribbons



Sunday 4/23/2006
Church celebrates centennial anniversary
Service resumes for flood damaged church



Monday 4/24/2006
Bishop weighs in on gas price
Daniels Headed to ABAC
Fishing trip ends in tragedy
Habitat will move administrative offices to Atlanta

Loud explosions and sirens at ASU
Playoff Time
Qualifying for July elections is underway
South Georgia teen ready for fame and fortune
Sylvester native murdered in Jonesboro
Teen killed in truck crash
The Class of 2006
The Darton Five
Thomas County candidates qualify
Thomasville prepares for Rose Show and parade
Tifton businesses support the arts
Troopers get their man-- after chase




Tuesday 4/25/2006
A somber day for Lee High students
APD hires new officers
Arrests made in Dawson burglary
ASU benefits from taxpayers' money
Clinton labor secretary visits ASU
Does Grady County have the skills for new jobs?
Factoid hunt cost plenty
Four in race for Coffee County Sheriff
Incumbent lawmakers face challengers
Make sure your kids are immunized
Meth producers targeted at local stores
Proposed bus fare increase worries many
SCLC comes to South Georgia
South Georgia hatchery helps restore aquatic life
Students beautify campus
Students consider careers in manufacturing
Students shut out of prom at Georgia Aquarium
Welcome Home 48th
Woman indicted for hit and run





Wednesday 4/26/2006
A close shave for Chehaw animals
ASU celebrates another championship year
Big boat to float on Lake Blackshear
Changes take flight at Flint Riverquarium
Crime victims remembered in Valdosta
Dougherty leaders consider money for youth baseball
Famed Coach speaks at Darton banquet
Fire burns Thomas County house
More AIDS cases in the South
Pedestrian struck, killed in Decatur Co.
Students learn what it takes to run a city
Tax break for seniors
Teen hospitalized after hit and run
Thomasville NAACP appeal denied
Trio of teachers says they unfairly lost their jobs
Troops to parade along Cordele streets
WALB News Ten and investigators search for sex offenders
WALB sex offender investigation brings results
Young photographers show their work




Thursday 4/27/2006
10 Country: Steven Won't Give In
Abuse victims have safe place to call home
Arrest in Bainbridge double shooting
Attorney says D. A. violated Georgia law

Chamber gets close look at MCLB
Chancellor tours 35 Georgia colleges and universities
College breaks ground on new learning center
Kegler signs with ASU
Lady Cavs ready for GJCAA tournament
Learning to swim can save lives
More money to be spent on higher education
More TB tests needed in Thomas Co.
New Dougherty School Board candidate
Phoebe holds cancer symposium
Program helps mentally ill inmates
South Georgia is ready to welcome troops
Used car seats put children in danger
Victims remembered with vigil
Volunteers gear up for Christmas in April
VSU tennis teams hosting regionals
Water concerns addressed at summit
Water restrictions still in force
Wild Adventures helps combat obesity
Woman arrested for hit-and-run death


Friday 4/28/2006
Food Banks want to be remembered
48th Brigade family getting back to the simple life
Alpha Company welcomed home in Valdosta
ASU player killed during a home invasion
ASU team mourns teammate's death
Cordele welcomes home troops

Georgia looks at alternative fuel
Grateful families welcome Albany Guard
Hybrid sales increase with gas prices
Injured Animals Get New Home
Learning to fish
Mass Choir records album in the Good Life City
Opera singers perform for Marines
Rebuilding homes for free
RV traveler brings Albany a history lesson
Sheriff denies AP story
State effort hopes to ease nursing shortage
State qualifying is over

Statewide choir records album in Albany
Summer concert series to begin
Thomas Co. can build again
Thomasville 85th Rose Show in full bloom
Tifton Residents Cheer on Soldiers
Worth County salutes the troops



Saturday 4/29/2006
Burning torch races through Albany
Leonard Pope's Block Party
May Day celebration teaches health
NFL stars volunteer in Albany


Sunday 4/30/2006
Church hopes to impact local economy
Elderly man found dead
First African-American Candidate
First concert in series a success
Ladies get their hands dirty changing oil
NFL player spends time with Albany youth