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WALB News 10 Archives, September, 2006


Friday 9/1/2006
Actors visiting for the weekend
Albany airport control is fully staffed
Another big lottery winner
Charter school doesn't want to be excluded
Chehaw invites you to a walk in the park
Child dies after being left in car
Colquitt County coach out of hospital
County controls mosquito population
DOT Schedules Colquitt County Bypass Detour
Engineering program preps students for jobs
Food for Thought
Gas went down for holiday weekend
House burns twice
Keeping waterways safe
New Albany subdivision
New store touts healthy alternatives
September 1st means new changes in Medicaid
Students hit the books
Trooper dies in the line of duty
Troopers out in full force this Labor Day weekend



Saturday 9/2/2006
Albany businessman dies in crash
Blazers Top Rams
Five fatalities in Seminole County crash




Sunday 9/3/2006
Church carries message out of its doors
Close Not Good Enough
Ford takes on Chevy in Labor Day race
GSP reports holiday weekend fatalities
Stafford Makes Impression
Wrestling brings business to town




Monday 9/4/2006
Boston man arrested in father's death
Budget Billing program expanded
"Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin Dies
Kids head to Wild Adventures
Labor Day 2006 found many south Georgians working
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 4, 2006)
Misstep by post office leads to misspelling on postmark
Seminole fatal ax second at intersection
South Georgia can get up close with stingrays
Troupe to learn sentence in fatal ATV crash
What's in your water?
When help is needed





Tuesday 9/5/2006
ATV victims' families create billboard
Child hit by SUV while waiting for bus
City leaders work to attract visitors
Commissioners feud over Chehaw meetings
Former Terrell Academy standout earns big assignment at UGA
Juveniles may receive curfew
Keeping track of City lights
Lake Parks gets new seal 
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 5, 2006)
Man dies swinging over river
Sheriff says sex offender registry law needs reworking
Sheriff to write newspaper column
Tax hike in store for Moultrie
Troupe gets probation
Troupe will serve time at detention center
Two arrested for robbery and beating
Valdosta updates Adult Entertainment Ordinance





Wednesday 9/6/2006
9 year old cyclist transferred
APD rakes in property, suspects
APD recruits start training for academy
Bandit backs truck into store front
Boston man charged with murder
Child hit by SUV transported to Jacksonville
Crisp school teaches abstinence
Darton's satellite campus wants more attention
Fighting childhood obesity
Lake Park approves new flag
Loran Smith enjoying his radio job with the Bulldogs
Man in critical condition after burning wreck
People cash in on fraudulent checks
Phoebe Putney Hospital continues to fight competition
Senator wants to be Lt. Governor
Thomas Co. child molester arrested
Thomas Co. man charged with molestation
Thomasville hopes to revive nightlife
United Way of Thomas Co. kicks off campaign
Valdosta Middle School reaches out
Valdosta redraws districts
Warrants expected on Foster Mother
Worth Co. student left on school bus



Thursday 9/7/2006
10 Country: Tom Teaches Modeling
Bike helmets can prevent serious injury
California town has breast milk bank
Children removed from foster mother
Dougherty County has third confirmed West Nile Virus case
Glucose level may have disoriented driver
Lee recall effort mounted
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 7, 2006)
Memory Walk draws sponsors in Thomasville
More neighborhoods organize against crime
New "facilities" on the way
Nine year old cyclist transferred
Parents get tips for helping students
Phoebe Board to write P & G head
Photo ID to vote
Police catch armed robbery gang
Police go back to school for Spanish
Protecting yourself from West Nile
Rams shake up offensive line before SIAC opener
Reese wins first player of the week award
Republicans open HQ in Thomasville
Search continues for Major Jill Metzger
Student generates cancer awareness
Thomasville resident turns 108
United Way kicks off 2006 campaign




Friday 9/8/2006
Americus teachers beat breast cancer
Body found in Ben Hill County
College football coaching legend Erskine "Erk" Russell is dead
Dawson Church fire was Arson
Decatur murder may be solved
Flu Shots A Plenty
Food for Thought
Former Georgia Southern coach dies after car crash
GOP fumes over Taylor lease deals
HOPE changes worry high school seniors
Marines perform Battle Color Detachment
Nasty beetles do their damage
Pets are at risk for West Nile Virus
Police go back to school for Spanish
POW/MIA 's honored
Save This Old House?
Skaters party 80s-style
The Jacket's Nest goes high tech
Those darn mosquitoes!
VHS beefs up home game security





Saturday 9/9/2006
Habitat starts 20th anniversary home
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 10, 2006)
Neighborhood watch groups are growing in Albany
Pepper festival spices up South Georgia
Rams Win on the Road
Young people face drugs and gangs



Sunday 9/10/2006
Freedom walkers take steps for prisoners
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 10, 2006)
Seven businesses burglarized last night




Monday 9/11/2006
823rd Squadron returns to Moody
A historic theatre in Albany is recognized
A New Beginning
Adams will not be recalled
Albany State defender honored by SIAC
APD forms task force to fight burglaries
Argument over money leads to murder
Back In Action
Diverted Atlanta flight arrives safely in San Francisco
Eagles RB wins SoCon honors
Georgians take time to remember September 11 attacks
HBCU schools celebrate
High school students remember 9/11
New Animal Shelter to Open
Patriots trade Deion Branch
Police ask your help in shooting investigation
Remembering in order to heal
Schools promote E-SPLOST voting
Southside Elementary moves into new addition
Thomasville Firefighters honored on 9/11
Thomasville remembers 9/11 with two star General
Trial begins for man charged with child molestation
Valdosta Remembers 9/11





Tuesday 9/12/2006
Another delay for Cutler trial
APD collars robbery suspects
Clock ticks on new recall paper
Diabetic driver still critical
Doublegate starts new watch group
Hartsfield has two security alerts in two days
It's "College Savings Month" in Georgia
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 12, 2006)
Lott to axe finance director
MCLB project will help protect U. S. troops in Iraq
Mediacom VIP's get more service
Milling company moves into Valdosta
Neighborhood watch group catches a criminal
Old grain pit concerns Sasser residents
Pilot lost sight of airport before crashing
Police look for suspect in violent attack
Roofer survives high fall
Thomas County Courthouse renovation takes first step
Thomasville D.A.R.E. Officer still needs funding
Thomasville fire tax could increase
Two killed in two Thomas County crashes
Unadilla mayor resigns
Unadilla residents don't like porn store
Warning from the Crisp County Sheriff




Wednesday 9/13/2006
ABAC makes house calls
Accused Internet predators on NBC tonight
Albany business floods when it rains
Americus family needs help
Asthma attacks increase in schools
Cairo crash kills one
Dateline catches online predators in Georgia
Deadline for Medicaid and PeachCare recipients
Enrollment grows at Thomas University
Fabrication technology improves
Family death postpones joint meeting
Georgia Senators propose traveling law enforcement training
Gerontology program begins this fall at Albany college
Hispanic economic impact on the rise
Lee county growth squeezes schools
Literacy Festival begins in Valdosta
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 13, 2006)
Man arrested for public indecency
Molester convicted with quickness
Moody Fire Fighter dies in car crash
Purse snatcher ain't too bright...
Senator questions non-profit hospital executive's pay
Teddy Bear Tea Party
Thomasville man arrested for molestation
Wild Adventures files for Chapter 11 protection





Thursday 9/15/2006
10 Country: Loron Manages Timekeepers
Ag Commissioner Warns of possible E. coli in Spinach
Albany business floods when it rains
Americus family needs help
Americus woman wins half a million bucks!
Bainbridge Bikefest doubling population
Ben Hill body identified
Blood and platelet donors needed
College police trained to spot suspicious activity
Construction to start on new ABAC dorms
Cordele cops collar teen robber
Dateline catches online predators in Georgia
Decatur Co. murder suspect's home searched
Decatur Co. officer on other side of the law
Elections complaint dismissed
Family gets help to visit New York
Folklore celebration honors South Georgia icons
Get marathon-ready in just six months
Groups fight voting restrictions
Gun-toting citizen foils robbery, leads APD to arrest
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 14, 2006)
Major Jill Metzger safely returns to Moody
Man arrested for public indecency
Monroe quarterback earns player of the week award
MVB predicts a fence mending
Neighborhood watch involvement improves
Rams hold on to beat Stillman
Segway electric scooters are being recalled
Seniors take charge of their wellness
September is Champion Our Children Month
Some Lee County citizens call for a recall
Valdosta welcomes new judge
Viewpoint: New Interstate should be path to governor's office






Friday 9/15/2006
Ag Commissioner Warns of possible E. coli in Spinach
Americus businesses on probation
APD's Burglary Task Force pays dividends
Cyclists are breaking away
First Responders honored in Thomasville
Food for Thought
Ford may scrap Town Car
Former Cox manager supports Sonny
GSP examines fatal wreck rate
Law enforcement join forces for roadblock
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 17, 2006)
Major Jill Metzger safely returns to Moody
Man charged for threatening ex
Marine Reservists welcomed home from Iraq
Moody honors POWs/MIAs
Partnership In Pride sweeping Albany
Rams hold on to beat Stillman
Remembering Prisoners of War
Wally-World doesn't want to store your stuff


Saturday 9/16/2006
9/16 Mexican Independence
Cyclists benefit Parks at Chehaw
Irwin deputies make drug bust
Kids get colorful at park
Local group helps couple with down syndrome
Paper cranes spread breast cancer awareness


Sunday 9/17/2006
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 17, 2006)
Restaurants cut out spinach
Vandals hit local community centers
Winn Dixie recalls spinach





Monday 9/18/2006
Albany Technical College announces 2006 Teacher of the Year
County commission salutes Hispanics
Diving Into Education
Donations headed to Liberia
Fire shuts down Sanderson Farms
G.A.E. President says educators need more respect
Grady Co. Sheriff and GBI search for murder suspect
Inventor hopes to prevent furniture deaths
Levi's Call alert for missing child
Mall reopens after 12 million dollar face-lift
Plains man who attempted to shoot federal agent is sentenced
Police want the public's help
Raises for top county employees
School meal deficit reduced
School systems ask state for class size waiver
Spinach problem taints restaurant business
WALB tower project moves forward
Watch that wallet!
Whole town buzzes over Mega Millions winner




Tuesday 9/19/2006
36ers finalize lease with Civic Center
A. Lott's one year anniversary
APD sends a warning
Bainbridge High School or Decatur Co. High?
Bankruptcy filings predicted on the rise
Come watch WALB News 10 in person
Dropout rates predict crime
Finance director announcement set for Wednesday
First Responders in Decatur Co. offered free funerals
Food distribution scheduled Thursday
GaSports.com football coaches poll
Grandparents give each other support
Hay shortage worries Southwest Georgia cattle producers
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 19, 2006)
Migrant Clinic works to reopen
Mitchell County voters say yes to SPLOST
New recreational trail coming to Albany
Seminole Co. Sheriff investigates body
Sex offender caught with young boy
Still worried about West Nile?
Stingley picked to be Wildcats next coach
Tharpe Looking Sharp
Valdosta woman dies in a car crash
VSU students deliver smiles




Wednesday 9/20/2006
ATV crash victims remembered
Authorities investigate murder
Bystander killer to face death penalty
Canon copiers recalled
Cook County is good for business
DA makes argument for jury trial for involuntary manslaughter
Drive-by leaves two wounded
Falcione: Health costs will kill jobs
Foul play not indicated in man's death
Habitat needs help renovating new office
Help charity while you hear some good sounds
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 20, 2006)
Lowndes schools to get more money
Miracle deputy sees his assailant sentenced
Officer hurt in hunting accident
Riverwalk Phase II moves along
School board member wants equity for taxpayers
Send us your pet picture!
South Georgia Stadium Weather
SPLOST measures are approved
Stingley picked to be Wildcats next coach
The American Heart Association needs your help
Thomas County student named to State Student Council
Thomasville woman named to Sex Offender Board
Two teens injured in shooting
Watch WALB News 10 in person|
Woman found shot to death




Thursday 9/21/2006
140 jobs coming to Grady County
APD makes arrests in drive-by shooting
Cancer cost ease a little
Christmas won't be the same in Thomasville
Cody runs to player of week honors
Cops continue Douglas shooting investigation
Crisp County chase crashed near Sylvester
Doerunite remembers chopper crash
Dougherty County Sheriff gets grant for gang fighting program
Drive-by shooter wounds two teenagers
Families take advantage of food give-away
Food Stock collects can goods for charity
Giving MD the "boot"
Grady Co. murder suspect skips country?
It's all about cotton in Doerun
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 21, 2006)
Magnifying reader donated to help visually impaired
Misuse of inmate labor gets county leader suspended
Moultrie paper has been around over a century
Police spread gang awareness
Public television spotlights Albany
Repeat sex offender targets four Grady Co. boys under 12
Seniors ask for alley fix up
WALB TV tower to be operational in 2007
Watch WALB News 10 in person








Friday 9/22/2006
Bainbridge store gets Mega check
City park renaming delayed again
Court affirms convicted child abuser's guilt
Dangerous silo fire burns in Thomasville
Dateline features south Georgia predators
Fatality in Early County
Florida man faces charges in South Georgia
Food for Thought
Get rid of that outdated computer!
Going for the Gold
Housing Authority does more with less
Irwin Clerk Arrested
Jewish people celebrate New Year
Milk, toys recalled
Rumor brings out school security
South Georgia Medical Center opens news expansion
Students will take food from school
Taking steps toward fighting leukemia
Taylor's campaign in debt
Wally-World will cut drug prices





Saturday 9/23/2006
Conservation group maps Radium Springs' caves
Family makes it to NYC with your help
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 23, 2006)
No Wonder, VSU Cruises
Peanut Festival in Plains
Recycling saves money
The Windsor is a certified haunted hotel





Sunday  9/24/2006
Looking out for Georgia's money
Rainfall Gauge
Saving for retirement
Students compete in ASU Pageant
Weekend shooting concerns Moultrie residents




Monday 9/25/2006
A Special Player
A trying time for Southwest Georgia farmers
Albany air travelers don't sweat rule changes
Bill averaging will prevent large spikes
Fire damages Albany home
Flint Riverquarium has new chief
Free weather radios for public schools
Government, industry work to raise ATV safety issue
Little brothers wait for Big Brothers
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 25, 2006)
Man smashes house with his SUV
Moultrie police still seek shooter
Pearson man dies in accident
Public gives input on State Energy Strategy
Shank Endowment will help theater future
Store owner fights back against burglar
Sumter County's tourism booming
Thomas Co. Expo unites schools and business
Time Off
US set to relax ban on liquids on airliners
VSU students see green




Tuesday 9/26/2006
Albany State to help teach money management
Alternative fuel is major priority on the "Sonny Do List"
Apartment fire leaves families homeless
Blazer golfers win Coker Collegiate
Businesses advised to make emergency plan
Celebrated artist exhibits in Valdosta
Dougherty County schools receive achievement awards
Families salvage belongings from destroyed apartment
Former Clinch County Commissioner is released from jail
Ga. Christian Coalition to change name, split with national group
GaSports.com football coaches poll
Georgia Christian Coalition branch splits from national group
Grady Co. murder trial underway
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 26, 2006)
Program provides shoes that fit
Sweet Home Alabama
Thomasville City Schools raise taxes
Uninsured have a health center
VSU runner wins Florida meet
Water Fest 2006
What election chief calls mistake, NAACP calls discrimination





Wednesday 9/27/2006
Albany movie making national news
GAE backs Taylor in governor's race
Health Pros want everyone HIV tested
It's a seller's market
Judge rules for hog man
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 27, 2006)
Nashville man killed while riding his bike
No recall for Mayor Adams
Operation DVD
Organic co-op serves healthy foods
School Board Chairman wins his case
See you at the pole!
Snakes are on the move
So how's the economy?
Thomas County needs new fire plan
Thomasville Police looking for witnesses in drive-by shooting
Thomasville Superintendent schools business owners
Valdosta hires full-time IT manager
Valdosta man stabbed twice
Young people are most susceptible to suicide
Young voters remain a challenge




Thursday 9/28/2006
10 Country: Douglas' Don; Modern-day Indiana Jones
Blazers roll over Ouachita Baptist
City manager encourages students to read
Coffee's Citizens Christian school cranks up football
Computer batteries recalled
Danger alluded, silo fire out
Douglas paper dates to the 1880's
Emergency response training continues in Albany
Flat billing catches on
Fort Stewart brigade to deploy to Iraq in January
Governor pushes volunteer initiative
Health pro laments coming healthcare "chaos"
Hispanic students learn English, keep heritage
Lee County Chamber hosts big fundraiser
Local Sports Scoreboard (September 28, 2006)
Local support for "Facing the Giants"
Lowndes Fire Department prepares for Fire Prevention Month

New exit will cause pain
Officers help keep peace in schools
Police give advice to deter burglars
Save money by preparing for winter
South Georgia College hosts WALB
Thomas Co. Comprehensive plan complete?
Thomas Co. duo kidnaps, purse snatches, and leads police on chase
Trojans ready for battle with Vikes
VSU football will see plenty of airtime this fall



Friday 9/29/2006
Armed robber accosts apartment manager
Better think twice about raw oysters
Burned-out families catch a break
Calling all volunteers!
Dow Jones still close to high
Food for Thought
"Giants" is now nationwide
Gomez escapes murder conviction
Men shot by would-be robbers
Moody becomes one of the largest active duty wings in the USAF
Movie goers react to "Facing the Giants"
Problems on the Half Shell
Talent Night Out didn't fizzle out
Thomas Co. Central teen killed in crash
Voter registration deadline nears
Wild Friday stumbles out of the gate
Wynnsong offers new viewing experience



Saturday 9/30/2006
A Special Win
Kind of a Big Deal
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 1, 2006)
Music festival draws downtown crowd
Randolph gets new county building
Several attend first Hispanic Festival in Albany
, Soap star greets Albany fans
Walk to raise money for Alzheimer

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