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WALB News 10 Archives, June 2006

Thursday 6/1/2006
10 Country -- Stacy Crosses Barrier
Army locks down crash scene, searches debris
BMW donates to breast cancer research
Car hits log truck
Chinook chopper is very versatile and very strong
City manager proposes budget
Florida news team arrested
Highway closed by helicopter crash
Large weight hangs over crash site
More Georgia troops leave for Iraq
Nighttime brings little light into crash scene investigation
Red Cross warns get prepared
Schools receive grad grants
Seniors win art awards
Singers take stage at Albany Mall
Thursday morning weather was foul
Witnesses did what they could at crash


Friday 6/2/2006
Beware of VIN theft
Food for Thought
Museum parties with Albany community
Police say entering auto thefts skyrocketing
Specialists measure damaged tower
Terrell County honors cancer victims
The Skills to Succeed
Things happen faster in the air
Tower vigil, crash probe both continue
Troops facing charges for Iraqi deaths
Victim puts up large reward for purse snatcher
Where will our new health professionals come from?


Saturday 6/3/2006
Course Management
Local Sports Scoreboard (June 3, 2006)
Opening Serve
Soldiers killed in chopper crash were highly decorated veterans



Sunday 6/4/2006
A Show of Support
Church gets new home


Monday 6/5/2006
Albany First Baptist gives kids extreme way to worship
Dougherty County budget proposed
Invitation Only
Keeping your pet safe during hurricane season
Power outage in downtown Albany
Purse snatcher to face charges in Thomasville
Thomasville kids learn the value of safety
Thomasville Police confiscate guns
Welcome home luncheon for 48th Brigade
Will retirees have to pay more for insurance?
Work continues on TV tower


Tuesday 6/6/2006
A Triple Threat
Absentee voting prompts concerns
An arrest comes in a 16-month old Albany murder
Call in tips, solve crime and get paid for it
Car crashes into tractor trailer truck
Citizens question bonus
Commissioners raise bus fares and retiree premiums
Education forum teaches local candidates
Elderly woman found in deplorable conditions
Leaping Forward
Lee County makes property sale changes
Some citizens not thrilled about new establishment
South Georgia sees fair share of wildfires
Spot On Soccer
Thomasville fire ruled arson
Tifton bank robber may have cased another bank
Tifton bank robber on the run
Walking to combat hunger





Wednesday 6/7/2006
Arrests made in Ocilla murder
ASU's Pittman named FVSU finalist
Colleges not producing medical professionals fast enough
Controlled Demolition sets off charges, both towers fall
Demolition attempt brings down both TV towers
Heart Assoc. honors volunteers
Lee Co. sixth graders tops in math
Lee County jail adding beds
Lee's Richardson drafted by Nationals
Man released from prison, hours later arrested for murder
Phoebe case dismissal upheld
Phoebe celebrates telethon's success
Teachers explore Flint River
Television towers are soon to be rebuilt
Two TV towers gone, replacement plans underway
Victim points out robbers
Witnesses watch towers fall to the ground



Thursday 6/8/2006
10 Country: Terry Digs Bowls
Beware of phone scam
Camp helps kids to find the good in grief
Comedian cancels Albany show
Community misses landmark
Expert dissects tower collapse
Iraqi terror leader dies in air raid
Lee development deal could mean tax relief
Man wanted for pipe assault
Moody conducts readiness exercises
Pastor of slain Georgia contractor relieved by al-Zarqawi's death
Secretary of State candidate is ready for office
Secretary of state candidate visits Albany
Sherwood movie too evangelical for G-rating
Study details plans to market the Good Life City
Tower clean up process begins
Tower collapse captured on video
Trial delayed as prosecution requests new Judge
Valdosta State University promotes healthy living



Friday 6/9/2006
Another murder suspect collared
Be safe during outdoor fun
Brother of slain Georgia hostage says justice has been served
Elderly people need proper attention and care
Food for Thought
Jazz tunes fill amphitheater
Local Sports Scoreboard (June 10, 2006)
Music man shares song of survival
New director takes over troubled Albany Civic Center
Pastors recognized for decades of service
Some will need new ways to receive WALB
Two teens arrested for thefts
Watering required, but restricted
Weather radios are a lifesaver
Will movie rating drive publicity?


Saturday 6/10/2006
Local Sports Scoreboard (June 10, 2006)
Movie theatre helps charity
Students get money for college
Troops happy to be home in Douglas
Very first storm of season is developing


Sunday 6/11/2006
A car wash with no water
Alberto not sitting well with Americus residents
Donalsonville native killed serving in Iraq
Lt. Governor candidate visits Albany churches
Tropical Storm Alberto is on the way




Monday 6/12/2006

Air Conditioner service in high demand
Alberto not a welcome name
Bainbridge College adds satellite campus
Commission to examine health costs
Commissioner trial postponed
Dry weather prompts spread of fires
East Albany is getting a Wal-Mart
Factory site available for rent
For Georgia's gay community, marriage is only one issue of many
Future of school crossing guards still uncertain
Judge to hear police brutality case
Local animal shelters experience overcrowding
New industrial park nears construction
Suspect still on the loose
Thomas County tests courthouse security equipment
Thomasville Council to consider bag ordinance
Thomasville prepares for Alberto
Triple shooting leaves one dead




Tuesday 6/13/2006
Albany budget cuts back leave accrual and pay raises
Alberto continues to weaken
Bunnis, Alma Williams in federal court
Celebration planned for troops
Fire leaves family of eight homeless
Gold leaf drinks up Alberto rain
Grady County reorganizes elementary schools
"Hurricane" was mostly bluff and bluster
Interesting way to fight obesity
K-Mart, Wal-Mart dog food recalled
Learning the finer points
Medical Society President warns Doctors of email spying
Molester says he fled because of lawyer
Police brutality lawsuit settled
Rains threaten Cairo Road repairs
Task Force ends pot, coke operation
Taxpayers left cleaning up lead contamination
Thomasville citizen raises storm drainage concerns
Valdosta Board of Education presents new budget
Valdosta school budget shows deficit
Voter fraud suspected in Coffee County



Wednesday 6/14/2006
A Two-Way Threat
Albany Tech changes degrees
Alberto gives Lowndes a trial run
Arrest made in Moultrie Murder
ATI offers revised degree
ATV Claims another S. Georgia teen
Bainbridge welcomes home soldiers
Burning is proper way to dispose flag
County spending goes $1M over
DCP officer survives wreck
FBI reports rise in violent crimes
Flooding in insurance rate questions
It's funny money, but no one's laughing
Juneteenth celebration begins
Juneteenth event kicks off with showcase
Lowndes High School opens summer canning plant
Man's body found
No hearing yet for teacher who claims she was unfairly fired
No shortage of paramedics
Sales tax $ for lead cleanup
Senior center saved, for now
South Georgia burning restrictions lifted
Southern Baptists: Shift from public schools
Super hears teacher complaint
Teacher group endorses Taylor
What's the future of Chehaw?
Worth County teen on the run
Youngsters Celebrate Flag Day



Thursday 6/15/2006
10 Country: Marie's Uncatchable Brothers
Arson blamed for Flea Market fire
Camilla armed robbery suspect caught
Chehaw's future is uncertain
Education can be costly for borrowers
Evacuees react to FEMA mistake
Farm workers killed, injured by electricity
Flood insurance has a waiting period!
Friday morning fatality on I-75
Girl rewarded by purse-snatching victim
Hospital beefs up newborn security
Hotel association forming in Albany
New milestones in cervical cancer prevention
NTSB investigates Dawson plane crash
Officer badly injured in wreck
Poets, musicians groove in the park
Police, fire detectives investigate early morning arson
Robbery suspect caught after chase
Tara Grinstead's family not giving up
Technical Colleges provide training to fill hospital jobs
Valdosta milage rate one of Georgia's best
Voter registration deadline nears


Friday 6/16/2006
Band director wont teach in Albany
Boot drive to help Jerry's kids
Brothers in blue
Cairo Road reopens to traffic
Dougherty County Jail detention officer shot to death
Fight for racial equality in Thomasville honored
Flea market ready for business
Flu Pandemic can be deadly
Food for Thought
Georgia Power customers will see higher bills
Giving blood will save lives
Lower utility rates in the future?
Man dies in plant accident
Mitchell County farm deaths ruled electrocution
New 911 standards in place
No charges for "prime suspect"
Now WG&L has the Mo' Money Blues
Only you can prevent forest fires
Police want to hear from community
Sheriff's employee shot dead
Teenagers take on the business world
Thomasville PD conducts safety blitz
Thomasville's Taylor heads to Gitmo
Tifton buildings vandalized with spray paint
Tiger Barbecue
Unemployment rate up in Georgia
Water runs dry in wells




Saturday 6/17/2006
Domestic violence related to two Albany murders
Fight for racial equality in Thomasville honored
Local Sports Scoreboard (June 17, 2006)
Marker dedicated on Broad Ave.
Men break stereotype and examine their health
Victim wanted out of violent relationship
Watermelon seller loses his life in car wreck
Wildcats see shake up in management




Sunday 6/18/2006
16-year old abducted
Car Show raises money for cancer
Children have a friend in volunteers
Fathers and sons enjoying the mall
Juneteenth more than a celebration
Student will learn of life down under
Teen critically injured in wreck



Monday 6/19/2006
Domestic violence is the cause of two murders in two days
Democratic campaign for governor gets rough
A tough homecoming for Gordon
Dougherty school district may see some changes
South Georgia Navy Seaman laid to rest
Valdosta to hold Visioning Session
Help is on the way for youth baseball
Hold up at Video Warehouse
Sprigs go sailing
Governor's Honors Program begins at VSU
Senior center lives on at taxpayer expense
Student will learn of life down under
Bad mom gets seven years
Teenagers take on the business world
A.S.U. and Bainbridge College team to help fight teacher shortage
WALB to host first gubernatorial debate
New Marine Base Commander takes charge
Georgia watermelon crop cost much more to grow
16-year-old girl found unharmed in Florida
A different kind of three-peat at Albany Amateur



Tuesday 6/20/2006
Andersonville man sees Virgin Mary, Jesus in yard
APD to focus on gangs, drugs
Banks held up by the same man?
Blue Star for Brave Service
Bond denied for murder suspect
Cagle campaigns in the Rose City
Commission deals with concerned employees
First responders learn meth lab dangers
Lee County receives land use study
Local Sports Scoreboard (June 20, 2006)
Pedestrian dies after being hit in Decatur County
Roberts takes the stand
Sacha Taylor really loves "The Big Guy"
Smithville citizens ready for change
Soil-based disease threatens Georgia's Watermelon Crop
Statewide job fair to be televised on WALB-TV
Thomasville considered 20 year plan
Thomasville's Fire Department has a new feminine touch
Verdict announced in Williamses Trial
White coats and beeper duty




Wednesday 6/21/2006
ATI wants city to spread out tax burden
Bank robber on the loose
Charlie Daniels Band donates to Chocolate Classic
Clerks are busted for underage sales
Defense to open case
Domestic violence seems more prevalent
Drop outs may have hard road ahead
Flint River overlook almost complete
Hourly minimum wage will not increase
Lee County commissioners still consider impact fees
More violent black on Hispanic attacks
New York furniture designer visits Valdosta
One of the oldest living species of fish added to Flint Riverquarium
Pelham Star to Shoot for Stallions
Plans underway for new tower
Players honor former Albany High hoops coach
Police investigate more domestic violence
Police say bank robberies possibly linked
Riesinger is new Economic Development Coordinator
Running Wild for the Cats
Test scores released for Dougherty County
Thomasville's Mayor encourages yes vote for SPLOST
Voting has changed throughout the years
Where have all the graduates gone?
Wilo announces $7.5 million Thomasville expansion
Youngest Drew selected for MLB Futures game





Thursday 6/22/2006
10 Country: Tatum's Chicken Love
Church keeps boys busy
Cool jobs, melt away summer's heat
Cox, Taylor race continues to heat up
Feud escalates to shooting
Finance director steps down
Fireworks danger time is here
Forestry a vital part of Farm Bill
Lightning sparks wildfires
Local soccer fans disappointed with USA World Cup exit
Local Sports Scoreboard (June 22, 2006)
Low Georgia test scores prompt new programs
Lowndes hosts annual diamond brawl
Murder suspect indicted
South Georgia graduating seniors honored
Thomasville students encouraged to read
Two Thomas County men involved in sex for contra ban scandal
Upkeep for cemetery has growing concerns
Utility costs rise
Viewpoint: City suckered in something-for-nothing deal
Watch when you water
Water restrictions ordered because of dry weather
Weather damages Albany business



Friday 6/23/2006
Bridge dedicated to fallen sarge
Drier weather is equaling more allergies
Food for Thought
Garage sale benefits alzheimers disease
HIV tests are encouraged
Intelligence committee chair said terrorist threats continue
Judge orders 40 percent more water sent to Florida
Jury rules against Roberts
Keeping your cool
Mentally challenged learn to golf
Moultrie police search for shootout, robbery suspects
Murder-suicide discovered in Cook County
New ground is broken at Southern Pines
Oxendine comes south to kick off medical program
Salvation Army keeps people cool
Senators get farmer's advice on farm bill
Thomasville Officer sentenced
Young artists express summer scenes



Saturday 6/24/2006
2-year-old drowns in family pool
Christian rapper to give free concert
Construction still a headache
Donated items sold for charity
Local Sports Scoreboard (June 25, 2006)
Moultrie residents are keeping crime down
School board member wants another term


Sunday 6/25/2006
Local Sports Scoreboard (June 25, 2006)
Lowndes inmate dies suddenly
Miss Georgia went to VSU
Rainfall Gauge
Teenager dies in four-wheeler accident
Thunderstorms rip through Southwest Georgia



Monday 6/26/2006
13-year-old girl dies while riding four-wheeler
Albany's sign ordinance enforced during campaign season
ATI wants yet another "gateway"
ATV Safety is the driver's responsibility
ATV survivor is critical
Charities hope one man's generous donation will inspire others
Ellis gives G-Squared second straight win
Finally some relief (for most of us)
GSP changing colors
Inmate died from heart disease
Man admits to molesting little girl
Sex offenders to face tougher laws
Summer rolling blood tour starts in South Georgia
The man behind Albany's fireworks show
Valdosta City Employee loses home to fire
Valdosta man indicted for federal offense
Wild Adventures celebrates America




Tuesday 6/27/2006
Americus taxpayers overcharged
East Albany rain storm preparations
English qualifies for U.S. Junior Amateur
Foresters: Conditions are perfect for pine beetle outbreak
Georgia truck drivers are recruits in terror war
Giant yellow jacket nest threatens safety
Grant will help Cordele attract business
High court turns down two S. Ga. appeals
Inmate deaths raise questions
Irrigation helps south Georgia crops
It's movie time again in Cordele
Katrina victims "pay it forward"
New law permits the display of the Ten Commandments
New school under construction
Rain barely makes a dent
Retired federal court judge dies
Smith a Rising Star
Valdosta website improvements
VSU football will see plenty of airtime this fall




Wednesday 6/28/2006
APD hires consultant to study department
At least three dead, one arrested after Ledo accident
Be safe on the water!
Boys and Girls Club help build Community
Charges dismissed in Harrell case
Cheaper flight fares out of Albany
City approves new budget
Cotton seeds turned into pellets for farmers
Court rules for former District Attorney
Don't get scammed
Firefighter back at work after duty in Iraq
Former drug agent indicted
Job hunting? Let WALB help
Johnson falls out of 1st round but does get drafted
Judge reduces Chattahoochee River water for Florida
Largest yellow jacket nest ever documented?
Lowndes County approves budget
Owens Corning to break ground in Cordele
Pehlam Mayor resigns
Residents fight Brooks County Landfill
Voter ID law moves closer to fruition
Watermelon sales exploding like fireworks
Watermelon, fruit or vegetable?





Thursday 6/29/2006
10 Country: Watermelon Man
Bee stings and allergies
Courthouse security plans due by Saturday
Dorm expansion continues
Gas prices not a welcome sight for travelers
Georgia Guard helps on the border
Johnson ready to join the Grizzlies
Man arrested was charged with DUI before
Ministers for Taylor
Murder likely gang-related
Paroled offender can stay for now
Perdue dispatches Georgia National Guard to Mexico border
Riders help each other this 4th of July
Sex offender enforcement delayed in Thomas
Sheriff vows to enforce offender law
Soaring asphalt prices cut paving project
Special program lets senior citizens give back
Three die in Ledo Road wreck
Trojans RB headed to Kansas
Veterans get job help
Ward honored by Hall of Fame induction
Weather observers honored
Wildcats planning big changes just not with with coaching staff





Friday 6/30/2006
Albany wins bid to host big event
Deadly driver is charged
Fire cause undeterminable
Gators kicker ready for senior season
Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park heating up
Independence Day brings in business
Lakeland woman dies in car accident
Marine base puts on a 4th party
MCLB hosts community-wide celebration
Museum offers free admission
No moss grows on EMS
Protect animals from the heat
Remerton restores city's cornerstone
Reward offered for Berrien Co. Fugitive
Rouhlac jumps into national contention at USA Outdoors
Service couple deploy to Iraq
Students get Cop training
Students shoot for the sky
Traveling? Watch for other drivers, the law, and expensive gas
Tville celebrates 4th at Remington Park
Two companies lose facilities
Westover track stars sign with ASU and FVSU




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