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WALB News 10 Archives, July 2006

Saturday 7/1/2006
Crash victim helps another
Family celebrates for two reasons
New law is controversial to some
South Georgia soldier laid to rest
Taylor says he's defending himself in ads
Watch out on the roads....police are!

   

  

Sunday 7/2/2006
Independent brothers celebrate holiday together
Lake offers July Fourth fun
Running Solo
Tax on gas goes up

 

 

 

Monday 7/3/2006
Albany nears deal for pro baseball
Backlog shrinking at GBI crime lab
Baytree 8K starts Tuesday
Be careful when grilling
Business booming for local grocery stores
Farmers take stock of a scorching summer
Firefighters warn of sparkler danger
Fireworks and hot temperatures don't mix
Fireworks can be dangerous
Mayor backs property cleanup
Monty starts his new career
MPD conducts traffic blitz
Red Cross needs holiday blood
VPD wants a 16-year-old
Want matches with that?

 

7/4/2006
A Racing start to Independence Day Celebrations
Alcohol sales up this Independence Day
BBQ big for the 4th, but what makes it the best
Big Thrills from a Mini Car
Firework displays almost ready
New service puts cheaper gas prices at your fingertips
Soldiers continue protection of border
South Georgia family adds flavor to the Fourth
Why is July 4th celebrated?

 

 

 

7/5/2006
ABAC numbers continue to rise
Assistant city manager hired
Body found on roadside
City donates flooded lots
Cordele fire endangers neighboring homes
Family doubts autopsy results
GBI investigates dead man in Cordele
Hahira City Manager, Mayor resign
July 4th holiday a deadly one
New public library fulfills need in Redbone
No criminal charges in cemetery desecration
No golf at the park!
PD's work to earn state funds
Pinkins Leaves Wildcats
South Georgia escapee arrested
Thomas County man dies in swimming accident
Tough love for teens working
Wildcats Talent Show

 

 

  

Thursday 7/6/2006

10 Country: Tony Runs Paradise
Albany doctor arrested in prescription investigation
ATV crashes prevalent among teens
Dealing with Albany's eyesores
Drug unit, D.A. raid doctor's office
Free photo ID for voters
Gas prices could be headed for $3.00
Georgia 4-H kids bridge the gap
Georgia schools taken off dangerous list
GSP recreates crash scene
Highway named for Leesburg man
Interest rate doesn't have to mean bad news
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 6, 2006)
Lots of pecans trees, not many nuts
No foul play in Cordele death
Officers and inmates probed in copper thefts
Springboard to a New Opportunity
Viewpoint: Eyesores appear to be addressed

 

 

 

Friday 7/7/2006
All Revved Up
Authorities investigate prison death
Carters celebrate 60 years
CCC hopes to build compressors
Crisp county inmate dies
Experts remove old dynamite
Food for Thought
High temperatures and bad tires don't mix
Historic theater makes strides
House fire kills Coolidge man
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 9, 2006)
Phinazee wants to continue helping children
Plea deal in roommate fire attack case
Police to help fight mall shoplifting
Victory for Sunshine law advocates
Voter photo ID law blocked by judge

  

  

  

  

  

Saturday 7/8/2006
Cordele celebrates its favorite fruit
Fewer people drinking and driving
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 9, 2006)

  

  

  

  

  

Sunday 7/9/2006
Advanced voting begins
Boating accidents can be prevented
Business is slow say Albany retailers
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 9, 2006)
Pirates sells out shows in Albany
Water woes in Ellaville

 

 

 

 

Monday 7/10/2006
Brazen robbery shocks law enforcers
Dream Wedding Rules and Regulations
Ellaville water supply update
Factoid flap just won't die
Group helping keep Dougherty County water supply clean
Hispanic-killer suspects face death penalty
Industrial park coming to east Dougherty County
Murder trial begins in Albany
Novice challenges Commission Chairman
Police find murder suspect
Rash of robberies concerns Grady County Convenience Stores
School Board election produces close campaign
Secretary of State candidate says paper receipts needed
Southern Hospitality in Valdosta
State appeals restraining order on Georgia voter ID law
Still a road to recovery in Sylvester
Thomasville residents can bundle utilities
Worth County man drowns in pond

 

 

 

Tuesday 7/11/2006
Accused forgers go to the wrong bank
Airmen hike Trail to Recovery
Albany HS/HT students receive recognition
ATV wreck injures juvenile
Boy shoots himself with granny's gun
Butterfly count taken on river bank
Calhoun prison inmate death ruled murder
Driving less could mean lower insurance premiums
High School football teams passing the summer away
Humane Society sees disturbing case of animal cruelty
Irrigation technology keeps crops cool
Lawyers challenging sex offender law return to federal court
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 11, 2006)
Lt. Governor candidate campaigns in South Georgia
Man pinned in wrecked truck
New tractor runs on peanut power
Rabid raccoon leads to health warnings
Saunders win AF2 Ironman Award
School board candidates square off
School tax lowered 2/100 of a mil
Some Dougherty County schools failed to meet standards
South Georgia teacher before Professional Standards Commission
South Georgians lose thousands in scams
Stephen Drew a two-time all-star in one year
Stewart economy gets a big boost
Tax free holiday around the corner
Valdosta Police save swimmer
When history and ugly collide

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 7/12/2006
Bolton and McCarley both want change
Car hits semi-truck on Highway 133
Cox and Taylor debate it out on stage
Cox, Taylor defend campaign ads
Debate solidifies voters' candidate choice
Driver severely injured
Federal judge hears sex offender testimony
Fees imposed on new Lee Co. development
Guard support program lives again
Home inspectors can't keep up in Lee
Investigators find knock-off merchandise
Know thy serpents
Labor department changes mass recruitment for Stewart Co. jobs
Lead cleanup cost affects Riverfront development
Man dies in factory accident
Mini-Motocross
Motocross pours into Grady County
Phoebe approves budget in closed meeting
Phoebe slam dunks budget after closed meeting
Road safety audits to improve Southwest Georgia traffic
Stolen gas card, used for drug activity
The few, the well-trained
Thomasville cars target of thieves
Troops honored for dedication
WALB hosts Democratic candidates for governor tonight
Water ban in Lee County

 

  

  

  

Thursday 7/13/2006
10 Country: Lonnie's Angel Garden
A closer look at Georgia's money
Albany High football team gives back to community
Cabinet center rebuilds after fire
Campaign volunteers work hard to make a difference
Candidates vying for school board seat
Crash severs man's fingers
Crash victim still in critical condition
Democrats battle for District 3
Dougherty faces big rebuilding job
Downtown Albany facades get facelifts
Kids get hooked on golf
Reward offered in Mitchell County arson
Tax rollback in Lee County
Two Albany homes invaded by armed robbers
Val Tech's eye opening new program
Voters take advantage of early voting
Westover High students win computer competition

  

  

Friday 7/14/2006
Albany minister dies
Business leaders for open government speak to civic clubs
Dry weather, bad for farmers, good for drought research
Family reunions energize area economy
First responders prepare for disaster
Lee County Commission District 1 Republican Race
Lee County residents deal with water restrictions
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 15, 2006)
Man charged in fatal DUI free to drive
Murder trial ends with not guilty verdict
Newest art exhibit features renowned Albany artist
Public is invited to support troops
Saunders ready for rematch with Vipers
Settlement reached in Olympic Park Bombing
South Georgians still helps rebuild Gulf Coast
Summer program enriches teens
Suspect sought for abused dog
Teens repair Valdosta homes
Three Republicans Run for District 3
Tornadoes looking for some new hands
Tuesday voting will be quicker

 

 

 

  

Saturday 7/15/2006
A Forward Pass
Americus teen gets free shopping spree
Chehaw Movies
Community thanks our troops
District 6 School Board Candidates Vying for Votes
DVDs collected for those serving overseas
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 15, 2006)

  

  

  

Sunday 7/16/2006
Debutantes raise money for hospice
Georgia lawmakers talk about stem cell debate
Lee County Democrats Push for Commission Seat
Prominent minister remembered by many
Several burglaries within 24 hours
State Representative is challenged again by same candidate
State representative seeks re-election

 

 

 

Monday 7/17/2006
ABA expansion team in Albany needs place to play
Ag Candidate wants to lead alternative energy development
ASU on the road to more growth
ASU's Cameron named interim head coach
Cameron Named Interim Coach
Cox, Taylor face off in final debate
Dougherty commissioner complains school system is wasting money
Faulty Barriers cause train wreck
Johnson signs with Grizzlies
Kingston promotes hybrids/flex fuel
Lee County Commission candidate spends last day looking for votes
Man dies after motorcycle crash
Marshallville officers no billed in fatal arrest
Moultrie bank robbed
Nelson's recovery going well
Ralph Reed visits Valdosta
South Georgia water table declines
Superstitious traditions in Governor's Race
Thieves hit Worth County church
Thunderstorm sends tree on top of a Lee County house
Voter ID Needed
Voters list is computerized

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 7/18/2006
Albany man wins big in Georgia lottery
Albany's own to face Sonny come November
ATI asks for left-over sales tax money
Baseball team willing to fix up Eames park
Bernice Wadsworth Christensen
Circuit failure is cause of Valdosta train wreck
Despite low turnout, Cox's hometown is rooting for a win
Dougherty voters turn out higher than state
Fatal accident in Brooks County
Light voter turnout in Dougherty County
Manhunt continues for Bama escapee
New Commission fills vacant Thomas County seat
Powell-Sims to represent District 151 a second time
Steady turnout at busy Valdosta precinct
Suspicious package detonated at Federal Courthouse
Taylor hosts election day lunch with volunteers
Thomas County approves SPLOST
Thomas County voters consider SPLOST
Valdosta community helps out their own
Voter turnout seems light around state
Voters show overwhelming support for Jeff Sinyard
Worth the Weight

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 7/19/2006
49-year Phoebe Putney employee dies
Cattle suffers from heat stress
Chehaw's animals are keeping cool
Cook County legalizes Alcohol Sales
Group works to bring business to area
Helen Vann Eckler Browning
Hodges accepts state position
Incumbents sweep board
P. I. files federal suit against Factoid player
Perdue wants to civilize governor's race
President Bush to address NAACP
Richt says Bulldogs ready to go
Run-off election in Lowndes County
Scant rain prevents mosquito problems
Taylor to challenge Perdue, Cagle beats Reed
Thomasville bomb threat, innocent mistake
Three banks, one suspect. Who is he?
Voter turnout low in south Georgia
Wildcats defense playing for pride
Wireless Internet in Lee County

 

 

 

Thursday 7/20/2006
10 Country: Randy's Flawed Art
Albany man reels in second big marlin
Assistant D. A. recognized
Clock ticks on campaign signs
Colquitt Co. considers limits on adult entertainment
Dexter Harrison sentenced in Federal Court
Expansion begins at South Georgia Medical Center
Faith could help parolees transition
Fighting increasing health care costs
Future doctors get medical lessons
Georgia crops wilt under relentless heat
Georgia's unemployment rate rises in June
Homes to be Annexed into City
I-75 through South Georgia will be widened
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 20, 2006)
Museum director flees Hurricane to hometown
Nurses return to schools
Perdue campaigns in Crisp
Summer karaoke for a good cause
Thomasville banks on alert
Two die on one bike
Wildcats QB finds home in Albany

 

 

 

Friday 7/21/2006
Birth control options increase
Camilla residents are on the watch
County workers do what they can at Radium
Cuthbert office survives car assault
Dougherty schools may provide more transportation
Drought hurts hydro-electric power, too
Dry weather affects local businesses
Food for Thought
Hospitals work to reduce medical mistakes
Idol finals at Wild Adventures
Police organizations back McKinney's opponent
Radium Springs almost dry
Valdosta man finds priceless treasure at Yard Sale

  

  

  

  

  

Saturday 7/22/2006
BMX Competition in Albany
Influential Pastor laid to rest
Legendary Wildcats
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 23, 2006)
Pelham church spreads the health
Police arrest man for fleeing accident
Sherwood movie goes national

  

  

  

  

Sunday 7/23/2006
Are swimming pools being properly inspected?
Effects of contaminated pool water
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 23, 2006)
Teachers head back to school this week

 

 

 

 

Monday 7/24/2006
Brown bandit attacks Georgia's green grass
South Georgia business receives OneGeorgia grant
HCA buyout includes Albany hospital
Police want shooting robber
South Georgia lawyers help Medicaid Members
Former Bainbridge Mayor dies
Employees OK after chlorine exposure
Military College opens new South Georgia Campus
Literacy program asking for help
Meigs Officers risk their lives to save another
HeadStart staff gets training at ASU
Shoppers buying school supplies early
Police catch Camilla burglary suspects
Wanted man still out there
Cops have their hands full Sunday AM
One dead, 20 year old Charged with Murder
Stolen Girls remember 1963 in Leesburg
Fiber optic comes to colonoscopy
Are swimming pools being properly inspected?
Security guard shot

 

 

 

Tuesday 7/25/2006
Albany golfer wins medalist honors at GSGA Junior Sectionals
Albany Rabbi concerned about Mid East
Are smoking and drinking connected?
Bainbridge remembers former mayor
Bio-diesel plant on the horizon
Commissioners hold off on imposing watering fines
Dooly County church burns
Dooly County Church members go on after fire
East Albany citizens hope to reduce crime
Ford factory tour comes to Albany
Georgia Southern picked third in SoCon
It's Not Easy Being Green
Lame duck commissioner says change of mind not political revenge
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 25, 2006)
Merchants say downtown is the place to be
Middle school requires uniforms
Minor League Baseball is Back
South Georgia Senator for Ethical Stem Cell Bill
State provides $15 million to improve rural airports
Two Blazers will not report next week
You may have to pay, if you fail to obey

 

Wednesday 7/26/2006
ABAC bursting at the seams
Another chlorine leak in Tifton
APD officer shoots woman
Big Idea wins Big Award
Cash for the Classroom
Customer Service for Students
Developers have plans to grow Albany
Huge marijuana haul made near Douglas
Judge rules against Florida in tri-state water dispute
Lee Commissioner says utility authority change isn't retribution
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 27, 2006)
No Millage Increase in Lowndes County
Officer shoots woman in abandoned house
Rogers spends summer with NBA's Wizards
Same suspect robs Thomas County and Albany truck stops
"Shooting" house was condemned
SIAC coaches pick Rams to win 4th straight conference title
Small businesses face challenges
Smallest peanut crop in years
Think twice about beach running
Thomasville mother of two killed in crash
Valdosta's growing by leaps and bounds

 

Thursday 7/27/2006
10 Country: Larry's Hard Days
African leaders learn UGA techniques
Albany all-stars reach championship series
Another suspect arrested in Harris murder
ASU to train Ware County social students
Bainbridge man killed delivering newspapers
Bush signs Voting Rights Act extension amid fanfare
City's top lawyer stares down gun barrel
Community continues helping abused dog
High prices at the pump could hamper police patrols
Land to be developed along river
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 27, 2006)
New business coming to Thomasville
No arrest powers off school property
School Board will designate bus stops
School Board will pay crossing guards
Seminole man found dead
Shot woman improves
South Georgia student shoots his way to the silver screen
The night Terror Hit Home
Tifton UGA branch deals with Ag bugs
Unforgettable love and commitment

 

 

 

 

Friday 7/28/2006
American evacuees from Lebanon to arrive in Georgia
Americus attorney talks about Lebanon
College students beware of plastic
Crimestoppers returns
Don't forget to vote!
Firefighters raise money for MDA
Former Douglas mayor dies
Georgia attorney expresses concerns about Mid-East war
Healthwatch: Technology keeps vigil
Investigators probe house for cause of fire
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 30, 2006)
Loved ones remember domestic violence victim
Makeup spawns a "Green movement"
Mary Perdue addresses the Albany Exchange Club
Moving day for Thomasville fire fighters
New stores coming to Valdosta Mall
Old cell phones needed!
Police have a warning for parents
Police shooting victim unarmed when shot
Post Office theft may be solved
Seminole death is ruled homicide
Skater and bikers roll with the weather
Soldiers get help with adjustment to home
Tift County teen gets statewide recognition
Vineyard owner named Georgia's Farmer of the Year
Wildcats McKinney ready for season finale

  

  

  

  

Saturday 7/29/2006
At-risk teens befriend homeless dogs
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 30, 2006)
Old ink cartridges earn money for schools
Teachers get free school supplies

  

  

  

  

  

Sunday 7/30/2006
Citizens plan to fight crime
No Change at the Top
School supply stores prep for busy weekend
Several accidents happened on SR 256
Tough Finale

 

 

 

 

Monday 7/31/2006
Advanced voting begins for runoffs
ATI moves money
Bogus goods seized at flea market
Commissioner decries trash, litter
Consumers paying more for produce
Deerfield Football Begins
Diverse donors align against McKinney
Dougherty leaders study healthcare costs
Fire Fighters test new life saving equipment
Local Sports Scoreboard (July 31, 2006)
New overpass comes to Cordele
New therapy shows amazing results
Remodeled school puts on finishing touches
Teachers explore renewable energy
The blame belongs to Davis
Tifton men hope to change the face of alternative fuel
Troupe trial postponed
Wildcats partner looks for coaching input


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