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WALB News 10 Archives, October, 2006

Sunday 10/1/2006
Is church a place to gain wealth?
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 1, 2006)
Police break up fight and are jumped
These singers aren't heard, but seen
Train and semi-truck collide
United Way volunteers raise funds
WIC could leave mothers with less dairy

 

 

 

 

Monday 10/2/2006
Albany church movie a box office success
Albany police officer pulled from street patrol
Albany store posts pictures of thieves
Americus Fire Department gets grant
City takes action against abandoned buildings
Cole Bros. Circus comes to town
Easter Seals organization says thank you
Landfill space is limited
Legislative Listening Sessions held throughout State
Level of Lake Chehaw going down
Neighbor charged with stealing air conditioner
Poll: Perdue has substantial lead over Taylor

School leaders plan to take a closer look at security
Soggy Beemer was jacked
Success From The Start
Teenager leads deputies on a high speed chase

Tifton Police investigate elementary school gun
VFD receives huge Homeland Security grant

 

 

 

Tuesday 10/3/2006
CACH urges PPMH Board to "Do the Right Thing"
Car Theft Suspect escapes after chase
Consumers warned about carrot juice
Dews Rewards
"Facing the Giants" was 12th highest grossing movie
GaSports.com football coaches poll
Georgia suspect shot by Florida authorities
Home, Sweet Home
Lawmaker weighs in on Medicaid changes
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 3, 2006)
New park doesn't get many patrons
Out Riding Fences
Poll shows Cagle ahead of Martin
Rec facilities to get makeover

Some students leave Job Corps program

State sells airport confiscations
Thompson remains Fitzgerald mayor
Tire Cleanup
Two charged after shooting death
Valdosta middle schoolers embrace the arts
Victims of apartment fire sketchy about future

 

 

Wednesday 10/4/2006
$10,000 Reward Offered
Alberts leads Darton offense
Brooks County football player inspires community
Cairo cyclist found dead
Chambliss accepts applications to Service academies
City helps fire victims, some want more
Cosby, Lowery encourage students
Did school paddling go too far?
Happy ending for missing boy
Historic auditorium celebrates birthday
Locals prepare for state's Fall Games
McDonald's not liable in south Georgia strip-search lawsuit
Museum offers unique exhibition and demonstration
Police charge teen with armed robbery
Prison guard from Thomas Co. pleads guilty
Some voters are turned off by ad war. Are you?
Three robbed in home invasion
TLC Drugs closed, complaint issued against pharmacist, doctor
Tuberculosis scare at South Georgia chicken plant
Turner Job Corps students disciplined
Unwanted tires needed
Valdosta celebrates Walk to School Day
Valdosta HEAT is on
Worker tests positive for TB

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 10/5/2006
$10,000 Reward for this crook's conviction
10 Country: Amy Pigs Out
ABAC is also about health care
Attorney General gets tough on sex offenders
Congressman Kingston speaks out on Foley Scandal
DOCO allowed to expand
"Facing the Giants" big at the box office
Five county, two state burglary ring busted
Flowers Foods introduces six new heart healthy breads
Flu shots ready... but not for everyone
Former cop receives split verdict
Former Georgia page says Foley messaged him
GSP gets tough on traffic violators
Health officials say it's time to be vaccinated
Hotel Managers hammering for habitat
Lee County Chamber gets out ornaments
Lee County development is carefully watched
Lee goes wireless
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 5, 2006)
Locals prepare for state's Fall Games
Love is in the air in Valdosta
More options coming for required driver's education
Officer charged with DUI
Plant employees tested for TB
Reward offered by truckstop
Store owner plugs armed assailant
Teens have a new curfew in Remerton
Thomasville gets wireless broadband grant
Thomasville Utilities turns 100
Tifton Gazette made its mark during WW I
Welcome to Home Base: Tifton!

 

 

 

Friday 10/6/2006
Albany celebrates Special Olympics opening ceremony
Albany man dies when car leaves road
Albany man shot in argument
Albany Police task force makes more arrests
Baker: Stay ahead of the crooks
Chicken plant workers find out TB status
Civil rights icon turns 85, but still not retired
Dougherty property values will change soon
Dream Wedding Rules and Regulations
Food for Thought
GOP goes on offensive in Foley scandal
Georgia announces unemployment insurance tax cut
Homestead exemption
Man killed in violent wreck
Most GA. races pretty tame...
New technology empowers cell phones
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Phobia offers a frightfully good time
Special Olympics state fall games are underway!
Students push voter participation
TLC Pharmacy re-opens
Valdosta students race to science
Women walking to fight breast cancer

  

  

  

Saturday 10/7/2006
A Brisk Run in Albany
Andersonville reenacts life during Civil War
Blazers Saddle Muleriders
Going the Extra Miles
License to Race
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 11, 2006)
Nigerians celebrate independence
'Paint it Pink' raises breast cancer awareness
Special Olympians tee off

  

  

  

Sunday 10/8/2006
Dawg Daze
Electronic voting machines have problems
Follow the Leader

Movie theatre wants parents to pick up kids
New poll finds issues of voter importance
Oncologist and wife battle breast cancer together
Special Olympics wrap up
The Haunted Forest is here

  

  

  

  

  

  

Monday 10/9/2006
Albany Police car involved in crash
Cameras to keep close eye on kids
Check heaters to prevent fires
Cutler resigns in order to battle health problems
Decatur Co. road blocks net drug money
Douglas man dies in car crash

Former Bainbridge Officer and father arrested again for theft

Museum hopes to record on tape Albany's past
New policy could reduce school system jobs
Pennsylvania community asks for "Facing the Giants"
SL Mason makes the grades
Sumter Count celebrates after school programs
Valdosta family honors their fallen hero
Website to auction surplus goods
Whatley contract renewed despite opposition

  

  

  

  

  

Tuesday 10/10/2006
100 Equity Group employees test positive for TB germ
ASU brings economic boom to the city
Blazers Looking For Respect
Blazers Standouts
Conference Honors for ASU
Fitzgerald teacher charged with child molestation
GaSports.com football coaches poll
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 11, 2006)
Man cut from truck after Albany crash
Motorists need to be aware of emergency responders
New leads in seven year old murder case
Palmyra Wreck
Post Office Rescue
Post office worker hurt in fall
President Bush comes to Georgia
Seminole Co. considers pandemic plans|
South Georgians suspicious over recent drop in gas prices
Southwest Georgia Health District evacuated
Suspicious substance at health department
VSU gains some South Georgia History

  

  

 

 

Wednesday 10/11/2006
Admission to college is competitive
Albany woman hopes to fight obesity both locally and nationally
Back below $2, Finally!
Blower/Vac recall
Cleaning up the town
Cracking down on Albany gun crimes
Darton College holds Fall-Fling
Doublegate's neighborhood watch grows
Ford recall
Get ready for Chicken Pie Festival
Governor, Superintendent honor Berrien High
Grace for a New Way
Grant will help establish youth program
"It's a miracle they survived", says trooper
Murder indictment by grand jury
Runners, take your mark!
Safety experts: Airbags save lives
Sgt. Ellis returns home
Small business, non-profit of year named
Thousands of kids see fire safety program
Unadilla's Ragan heading to NASCAR's Nextel Cup Series
Update - Plane crashes into New York City high rise
Will state resort be put up for sale?
Woman sentenced in Ben Hill County murder

  

  

  

  

  

  

Thursday 10/12/2006
10 Country: Story-telling Sue spins super yarns
4-H Club shapes young people for success
Albany school gets national award
Are prescription drugs linked to school shootings?
Carbonfund
Chicken plant fire started in storage room
Class discusses North Korea with Chambliss
Delta State knocks off 5th ranked Blazers
East Albany man murdered in home invasion
Federal grant helps bring business to Grady Co.
Get back to nature in Mitchell County
Here's the 'skinny' on Glass Enterprises
Irwin Co. RB wins player of the week award
It's heating up at the museum
Lawsuit against sex offender laws
Man wins dumb thief award, robs store full of officers
Mitchell Co. man inducted into Georgia Tennis Hall of Fame
Murder warrants issued for Albany brothers
Remodeling work starts house fire
Sometimes big news happens in small towns
Students dumped off at wrong bus stop
Troopers train on taser guns
Welcome to Home Base: Pelham

  

  

  

Friday 10/13/2006
29th Sunbelt Ag Expo starts Tuesday
Arts on the BricksFly-in return
ASU Homecoming weekend
ASU tailgaters get early start
Busy Albany intersection will be widened
Dog needs help after surgery
Fall break gives students time to break the law
Firefighter and Paramedics of the Year
Getting disabled people to work
Local hair salon thinks pink
Moody improves search and rescue
Neighbors want pre-release center removed
No vacancies at most Albany hotels
SWAT team trains Brooks County law enforcement/faculty
Youth program gets state money

  

  

  

  

  

Saturday 10/14/2006
Homecoming events march on with parade
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 14, 2006)
October is domestic violence awareness month
People learn safety awareness
Rams Win on Homecoming

  

  

  

Sunday  10/15/2006
Hundreds mourn soldier's death
VSU Ready to Start Hoops Season

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 10/16/2006
Church hopes to reduce teen pregnancy rate
DoD Identifies Moody AFB Casualty
Major Southeast farm show highlights technology
Mattress gives ambulance the hot-foot
New 2007 Farm Bill will have its challenges
Popular agricultural expo rolls back into town
Rams hoping they won't need another miracle in Tuskegee
Special election looming?
State high court sides with police in ruling
Students study college choices
Thomas County teacher honored for including pre-K students
Thomasville businesswoman loses brother in Kuwait
Valdosta Paints the Town Pink

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 10/17/2006
Ancient to cutting edge, Sunbelt has it all
City may beef up vehicle policy
Commissioners want minorities more involved
Congressman Kingston's Special Delivery
Courthouse bell will ring again
Former Page fights to save the page program
Former Page speaks on Foley
Former Sen. Nunn calls for bilateral U. S. - North Korea talks
Freshman back stepping for ASU offense
Future farming technology unveiled at Sunbelt
GaSports.com football coaches poll
"Hero" is America's top service dog
Improving education in Dougherty County
Lawyers want photo ID letter mailed to 200,000 voters
Levi's Call for kidnapped girl has been canceled
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 17, 2006)
Sonny does Sunbelt
Theater theft suspects in custody
Thomas men involved in separate accidents
Wanted brothers surrender
Will weather cooperate with Expo kick-off?

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 10/18/2006
Albany gears up for major BMX event
Blazers ready to bounce back into win column
Buckner wants a change
Changing Sides in Winnersville
Costume sales heat up
Darton international students host festival
Drink a soda, save a life
Enclave at Oglethorpe to bring families downtown
Governor race down to the wire
High school seniors prepare for the real world
Historic homes plagued by bats
Important Region Clashes Friday Night
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 18, 2006)
Man indicted for killing brother
Phoebe rejoices in court victory
Teacher arrested for student affair

 

 

Thursday 10/19/2006
10 Country: Ruthel's Big Honor
Chambliss calls on Iraqi government
Cordele Dispatch serves three counties
Crisp girls' softball team roars into state sectionals
Georgia giants roll in the dough
Georgia ranks near bottom for smartest state
GSW to begin president search
Lake Blackshear Retreat has it all
Local government works as a team
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 20, 2006)
Monroe receiver earns player of week honors
Moody honors fallen Airman
Pastor sleeping in the sky
Saxby puts little faith in polls
Seven South Georgians honored for heroism
State parks and historic sites may see improvements
Surprise! Bishop and Chambliss differ on North Korea strategy
WALB Home Base: Lake Blackshear
Youth learn what it takes to farm

 

 

Friday 10/20/2006
Ballot loaded with amendments
Breast cancer awareness bounces back
Brooks County fights Child Obesity
Don't burn without a permit!
Food for Thought
Lowndes High to host Battle of the Borders
National BMX competition comes to Albany
Parent says child banned from school
Students learn about military careers
Toodles, Taurus
Valdosta promotes child seat safety
When Expo leaves, the dollars remain
Worth's first county seat may join current one

  

  

   

  

Saturday 10/21/2006
ASU Winning Streak Ends
Blues & Beach Music comes to Albany
BMX racers go for national title
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 21, 2006)
Police investigate gas station robbery
Principal: School not a drop off for bad kids
Valdosta State Holds On at Home
Working for peanuts in Sylvester

  

   

  

Sunday 10/22/2006
Going the distance for breast cancer
Museum begins crane exhibit
One year since Tara Grinstead's disappearance
There's hope with cancer

  

 

 

Monday 10/23/2006
Albany teen shot
Armed robbers force clerks to the floor
Domestic violence victim's T-shirts displayed
Dynamite Explosion breaks ground at ABAC
Ga. Southern star brings new focus to Statesboro
Georgia teen to appear on MTV's "Made"
Hearing set for expelled student
Husband charged after beating wife to death
Inmate dies in Sumter Co. Jail
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 23, 2006)
Marine Guard of the year is from Worth Co.
Monroe, ASU to launch Aerospace Academy partnership
Muppets, Gospel Singers, and Mistletoe Market keep Civic Center jumping
Police: Con artists are at work in Albany
Rams worried about what they can control
Russian farmers come to visit
Teen wounded, adult dead in Moultrie home invasion
Tractor trailer jackknifes killing one, injuring another

 

 

 

Tuesday 10/24/2006
ASU hosts Juvenile Justice conference
Cold weather has heating techs on the move
El Nino could mean cooler, wetter winter in parts of South
El Nino could mean wet, cold winter for south Georgia
Film school could help Thomasville students with English
GaSports.com football coaches poll
Hopeful display unveiled at Phoebe
Lady Cavs eager for rematch with Young Harris
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 25, 2006)
Lowndes Softball Seeking State Title
Murder defendants want separate trials
NASCAR drivers ready to race in Cecil
New center hopes to place disabled in jobs
Onyx Optics plans Lowndes facility
Researchers withdraw plan to conduct AIDS experiments on monkeys
School shootings add immediacy to ASU Conference
Some doctors lack full shipment of flu vaccine
State gas tax to drop; Will you see it at the pump?
Strickland Enrolling Early at UGA
Students learn good nutrition
Taylor issues budget challenge
Thoroughly Thumbelina
Trucker charged after man dies
Wildcat fans meet the new coach

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 10/25/2006
Albany Police Officer indicted
Americus shelter provides hope
APD want businesses to be on lookout
Background checks for school contractors
Blazers ready for trip to Lions den
Cell phone left behind at burglary scene
Chambliss encourages Civics class to get involved
Darton men's soccer team also has state championship dreams
Don't count Gubernatorial Candidate Mark Taylor out yet
Election expert says runoff possible in Governor's race
Help those in need with a warm coat
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 25, 2006)
Nashville mayor swaps suit for apron
Newman takes checkered flag at SGMP
Railroad removal for Sylvester
Still no motive in Moultrie murder
Transit system to hit Valdosta streets
WG&L Board and city must work together

 

 

 

 

Thursday 10/26/2006
10 Country: Johnny Pat's Wonderful Memories
APD Corporal facing child molestation out on bond
Change your clocks, change your batteries
Chaparral takes Georgia to the world
Congressman visits local pharmacies
Cracking down on Albany gangs
FEMA may set up at MCLB
Georgia Wal-Marts will sell cheap generic drugs
Half way through picking, cotton shows lower quality
Inmates graduate from Rehab program
Lady Cavs blessed with two goalkeepers
Lowndes Fire Headquarters complete
Lt. Governor campaigns in Albany
NASCAR star comes to town
Nashville paper closes in on half-century
Nashville's Strickland enrolls early at UGA
Nashville: Old car capitol of South Georgia
Popular eminent domain question tops state ballot
Strickland enrolls early at UGA
Students say no to guns
Survivor says others can overcome abuse too
Tift kicker is player of the week
Vigil recognizes domestic violence victims

 

 

 

 

 

  

Friday 10/27/2006
Airmen dare to scare!
APD Lieutenant is Red Ribbon Week speaker
Boys vandalize car lot
Car jacker escapes on bicycle
Chick-fil-A founder gets last Taurus
Construction slow-down keeps trees growing
Food for Thought
Racer survives horrible crash
Suspect shot by female officer, shootout follows
Tree farmers see slower sales during housing slump
Undercover drug operation ends with gunfire, death
Valdosta firefighters shine for MDA
Valdosta police investigate shooting
Weather postpones football games
Wireless broadband added by Verizon

  

  

  

  

  

Saturday 10/28/2006
Habitat starts building on two homes
Local Sports Scoreboard (October 28, 2006)
Mule Day provides glimpse of the past
Other creatures join animals at zoo
Outreach group helps people with addictions
Rams Win at Morehouse
VSU Falls in OT at North Alabama

 



 

  

 

 

Sunday 10/29/2006
Georgia Moving Forward
Man dies in Cook County motorcycle crash
South Georgia church bridges cultures
Tortoise project teaches preservation

 

 

Monday 10/30/2006
ASU Back in the Drivers Seat
Bush campaigns for Georgia candidates
Coroner not to use blue lights
Death apparently suicide
Early voting popular in Dougherty County
Fair rolls into town
Garvey picked up for Running
Kathy Cox visits Sumter County schools
NAACP: Show up to the polls with our without photo ID
No ABA in Albany
Preparations underway for Mule Day
Savage Top SEC Freshman
Two men vie for District 134 seat
Two new programs hope to draw Thomasville shoppers downtown
Valdosta mayor prevents man from choking to death
Valdosta mayor saves choking victim's life
Watch for Halloween drunken drivers

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 10/31/2006
Albany ranked 3rd most dangerous in Georgia
Blazers need help to make playoffs
Con-woman sentenced
Elderly sex offenders dodge eviction laws
Exchange Club fair officially begins
Ford leaves Civic Center
Georgians cheer president at State Fair
Head of the class
Hotel robbery suspect arrested
Kids say "trunk or treat" in Leesburg
Lady Cavs ready to tip-off basketball season
Law enforcement keeps close eye on offenders
New dispatch program could save lives
Perdue makes 40-city tour
Pharmacist wants his drug store back
President rallies Republicans in Perry
Several crimes may be solved with two arrests
Traco brings 300 jobs to south Georgia
VSU Junior Donates Hair to Cancer Patient

 

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