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WALB News 10 Archives, December, 2006

Friday 12/1/2006
Albany attorney arrested for stalking
City/County work to fund crime lab
Early voting a bust in Dougherty County
Baker Co. ruling called win for victim rights
Graphic e-mail couldprevent drug use
Hodges cleared of ethics complaint
Lee County Commissioner says she is working
Mistletoe Market Madness
Moody Airman arrested in drug bust
Moody airman killed at base
Police say stabbing may be domestic violence
Students are PENned for future teaching careers
Teachers make a difference for students
Thomasville gets Black History museum
Thornateeska gets new educational equipment
We're down... Nope, now we're back up
World AIDS Day teaches awareness
Wreck claims Albany man's life




Saturday 12/2/2006
Albany native writes book about human-dog relationship
An Albany tradition marches downtown
Early Season Showdown
Leesburg celebrates annual parade
Local Sports Scoreboard (December 2, 2006)
Organization for blind celebrates Christmas
Phoebe settles ongoing lawsuit
Thousands of Santas at the museum



Sunday 12/3/2006
Charity gives children reason to smile
Go Nuts for the Peanuts
Valdosta high speed chase ends in two wrecks
Veterans memorial attracts people nationwide



Monday 12/4/2006
Berrien County fights drop out rate
Charity gives children reason to smile
Crash kills two women in Lee County
Is homeless man a multiple bank robber?
Looks like no Consolidated Government
Memorial set for Moody Airman
Pecan crop is smaller than expected, but quality is high
Post office extra busy
Power restored after crash
Second bank robbery in two weeks
Should race determine school attendance?
Thomasville lights tree for hospice patients
Two women die in Lee wreck



Tuesday 12/5/2006
Albany business warns of mail fraud
Albany Tech receives national award
Consolidation must wait for another time
Darton A.D. leaving- but when?
Downtown building to reopen
Group pushes affordable healthcare
Have a rockin' retirement, don't rock through it!
Help WALB collect food for those in need
Immigration hits home with state Senator
It's election day. Did you forget to vote?
Lady Cavs suffer first loss
Lady Eagles pull away late to beat Randolph-Southern
Speeders targeted in Lee County
Thomas County dog wins national title
Thomasville Police name outstanding employee of the year
Valdosta man found murdered
ViewPoint: Viewer emails support a vote
When will downtown take off?





Wednesday 12/6/2006
Albany ground zero for CON debate
Blue Devils believe Dome will be their advantage
Convicted felon's vote could make a difference in Dawson Council race
Elderly man shoots caretaker, commits suicide
Farmers make sacrifice for Stacy
Gold Kist Chicken Plant to get new ownership
High School increase punishment for fighting
Lake Blackshear Resort will not be sold
School bus crash in Atkinson County
standoff after a Moultrie shooting ends in suicide of elderly man
Tifton man arrested for murdering ex-girlfriend
Twenty jobs lost as Thomasville business closes
Two drug busts in a matter of hours
Update on double murder
Valdosta police search for answers in homicide
Widening of Highway 133 could go farther than Moultrie
Worth police continue search










Thursday 12/7/2006
Cairo restaurant owner federally indicted for bomb scare
Car crashes into building
Chainsaw Recall
Denby has long criminal history
Early County back is player of the week
Elementary students spread holiday cheer
Firefighters battle downtown Camilla blaze
Food Network star hosts fundraiser in Albany
Lady Cavaliers duo earn all-American honors
Murder suspect arrested after returning from work
Panthers back in the Dome
Recovered car leads to murder arrest
Savage earns All-SEC freshman honors
Sherwood Christian splits with Randolph-Southern
Small businesses have a helping hand
South Georgia war vets remember Pearl Harbor attack
Students express social struggles through art
Suspected killer caught on Slappey
Sylvester plant closes with little notice to employees
Thief sentenced to public humiliation
Thomasville police officers take kids Christmas shopping






Friday 12/8/2006
Battery prompts flea market evacuation
Bobcats ready for Charlton
Changes underway in Air Force Training
Clinch Co. Counting on Tradition
Corrie Denby goes to court
Deadly house fire kills two year old child
Fire kills toddler and severely burns mother
Firefighters continue to work at scene of downtown Camilla fire
Freeze coming! Protect your pipes
Gas line problem almost left some in cold
Internal investigation at APD
Local Sports Scoreboard (December 9, 2006)
Remerton welcomes two council members
Robbery subject may face another charge
Tift County Sticking to Routine





Saturday 12/9/2006
Shriners host party for patients
Famous musician sings for graduates
Local Sports Scoreboard (December 9, 2006)
Christian concert brings big names
A Chehaw Christmas
Cold weather Car Care
Investigators rule out arson in fire





Sunday 12/10/2006
Moultrie cop still under investigation
Church youth spread joy of Christmas
Ty Ty too small to appear on state map
The Flip of a Coin
Tis the season for counterfeit cash
Bikers donate thousands to Toys for Tots





Monday 12/11/2006
2006 Good Life Classic has great field but no sponsor
Baker County crash kills Americus man
Charges dropped against foster mother
Couple sentenced in child molestation case
Dougherty Co. Consolidation committee urges reconsideration
Dougherty County considers plan that may reduce flooding
Local Sports Scoreboard (December 13, 2006)
Process begins to recall Lee County Commissioner Jo Ealum
Protection from Protesters
School leaders deal with class size restrictions
26 new Albany Police officers sworn in
Whigham man sentenced to 60 years in prison for child molestation





Tuesday 12/12/2006
A Clutch Kick for Clinch Co.
A Valdosta man flees the country
After midnight drinking approved for New Year's Eve
Alcohol licenses renewed
Are you guilty of compulsive holiday shopping?
Brooks County Deputies arrest three burglars
Chamber sets 2007 business plan
Double Duty
Fire trucks get the Green light
Former World Series star signs with Braves
Indians get big region home win
Lee County leaders look toward future
Local Sports Scoreboard (December 13, 2006)
Nearly 100 students at one Albany school are sent home sick
Palmyra surgical center CON denied
Sunday Alcohol sales to begin in Lowndes County
Toys stolen from Toys for Tots




Wednesday 12/13/2006
500 new housing units for downtown Albany
A new program fights to keep kids off the streets
Albany plant provides caps for babies
Casey Cagle thanks Valdosta
City/ATI to play tug-of-war?
Class A powers battle for state championship
Community supports CBAT
Darton graduates 200+ students
GBI report in Moultrie fatal shooting complete
Heritage House owner asks for help
Lady rams knock off Lady Blazers
Local Sports Scoreboard (December 13, 2006)
Mayor's Christmas Motorcade rides through Thomasville
Minimum wage not enough for average housing rental
Phoebe to build new data center
Special Tax districts may help Albany grow
Thomas County commission against interstate extension
VSU's Reynolds earns all-American honors
Wrongful death lawsuit filed





Thursday 12/14/2006
10 Country: Viola's Secret Identity
Airmen home for the holidays
Bainbridge oil company to sell SunStop stores
Chambliss stays on committees
Civilian worker struck and killed at MCLB
Convicted motorcycle smuggler flees rather than serve time
Don't end up the target of bogus bucks
Downtown Thomasville transformed for Victorian Christmas
Ealum recall petitions certified, recall goes forward
Fire fighters battle blaze
Hatcher up for Louisiana Tech job
Hospitalized kids have Christmas delivered
Is speed a problem at scene of deadly hit and run?
Local Sports Scoreboard (December 18, 2006)
Middle school students showcase spirit of Kwanzaa
Mother may appeal school board's Harry Potter decision
New Interstate idea gets mixed reviews
Organization raised money for people with disabilities
Prison guard gets a year
Randolph Co. student chosen to attend EAGLE Leadership Institute
TyTy stays on Georgia maps






Friday 12/15/2006
A warning for space heater users, keep away
Albany doctor must pay patient $5 million
Defense of the Title

Ealum's attorney says recall application has no merit
Echols tax commissioner investigated
Fatal crash in Lanier County
Female jailer arrested for having sex with inmate
GED recipient receives state honor
Hanukkah holiday begins
Head Start Center kids get a special gift for Christmas
Head Start kids get a little something extra for Christmas
New training program for the VFD
Operation Zero Tolerance targets drunk drivers
Sumter Deputy charged with child molestation
Thomas County gets new deputy for courthouse
Valdosta Fire Department says thanks






Saturday 12/16/2006
Callaway Leaving Georgia
Clothing drive benefits those in need
Coat drive reaching its goal and you can help
Nursing home residents get into holiday spirit
Parade puts Sylvester residents into the Christmas spirit
Pets get a pic with St. Nick






Sunday 12/17/2006
Albany church packs the house with Christmas musical
Gift cards: Make sure you get what you pay for!
Lake Blackshear Resort to open new restaurant
Peanuts Ready to Entertain
Theatre Albany brings Christmas to stage




Monday 12/18/2006
Be careful out there!
Children go Christmas shopping with the Sheriff
Corrections Officer suspended
Dirty drug agent comes clean on stolen money
History book on Grady County released
Jo says no to recall effort
Lake Blackshear Resort Grows
New Recreation Director in Albany
Phone customers off the hook
Police fight holiday crime
Remerton Police ready for growth
Seed of Knowledge
Semifinals in the Good Life City Classic
Stealing drug agent only gets probation
Terrell County gets new fire truck, but creates controversy
The post office hustle and bustle
Thomasville man killed in single-car accident





Tuesday 12/19/2006
Abuse agency chief quits, blaming D. A.
Chambliss: Course in Iraq will change
Chatmon to leave ATI
Crime Summit targets problem, forces community to take action
DFACS seeking foster families
Lawmaker wants McKinney's name removed
Masons give seniors an early Merry Christmas
Monroe Takes Title
More roads? Thanks, but no-thanks
New I.D. proves costly, could lead to fraud
One More Game
Pricey Gas? Must be a Holiday coming...
Santa makes an early stop
USDA invests in Baker County
Valdosta kids shop with a cop
Vandals hit vacant buildings
What's the future of Albany Tomorrow?
Will receipts help or hurt local businesses?




Wednesday 12/20/2006
Albany couple bilked by scam
APD, almost at capacity, still needs more officers
ATI Board: Chatmon leaving but work must go on!
Body found in Bainbridge
City will be rid of eyesores
Construction woes stall motorists in Moultrie
Copper crooks steal from charity
Deerfield Windsor students donate toys to St. Jude
Dooley happy for youngest son
Douglas girls win big
Ealum recall clarification
Former Met great named Peanuts manager
GBI still investigating Douglas murder
Good news for holiday travelers
Grandparents hosted to Christmas Celebration
New program will help courts track tickets
Parks at Chehaw receive gift
Pit bull mauls Moultrie boy
Police spread holiday cheer to foster children
Remains of soldier from Donalsonville identified
Tennessee state champs meet Albany movie makers
Vikings win game one of Godfrey Classic



Thursday 12/21/2006
10 Country: Jack's Historical Christmas
Additions before holidays at Flint RiverQuarium
Albany actor ready to watch his big screen debut
Bainbridge College student saves a life and wins award
Baker sheriff has another hearing
Brock pleads guilty
Burns fatal for Albany woman
Downtown offers things to see during break
Ex-recreation director pleads guilty to theft of funds
First Tee Golf in Albany driving for volunteers
Lowndes County begins new judicial complex
Masons give food baskets
No bond for Denby
Parents of dead teen speak
Peanut growers win $30 million federal judgment
Police arrest 7 in burglary string
Prisoner indicted for quadruple Moultrie murder
Robbery suspect collared quickly
Seniors to be tax-exempt?
Smoke detectors installed by AFD
Thieves steal Christmas from Sylvester family
Three Suspected Drug lords Arrested



Friday 12/22/2006
Albany City Manager has plan for Downtown
Arrest made in Bainbridge murder case
Community helps family have Christmas
High gas prices not slowing down Christmas travelers
Last minute shopping continues
Late-night wreck leaves one dead
Record volume predicted for Georgia roads
Retailers work to stay stress free
Salvation Army's red kettles are successful



Saturday 12/23/2006
Church gives to the needy
Entire storage unit is emptied by thieves
Lady Rams win Great Southern Shootout
Lee County man dies in wreck
Luxury cars are popular gifts this year
Only two shopping days to go

Sunday 12/24/2006
No News


Monday 12/25/2006
Community helps burglarized family celebrate
Convenience stores busy Christmas day
Don't leave boxes out for criminals to see
Riles back ends comeback with Jackets
RiverQuariums goes to high def films




Tuesday 12/26/2006
After Christmas sales are hot
Ben Hill Co. gets a Holiday storm
Cops work longer shifts
Dogs arrive in Atlanta and hit the practice field
Here's a shocker--gas prices went up... again!
James Brown remembered in Albany
Man hospitalized after roof collapse
Roadways aren't lonely
Seminole seniors want to keep streak going
Strong winds cause damage in Berrien County
Taxes could be pivotal in Georgia session
Thomas County gets a good visit from Santa
Unity marks the beginning of Kwanzaa
What goes up must come down!



Wednesday 12/27/2006
Americus automotive-parts plant to close
Armed robbery suspects arrested
Caddy rolls over mechanic
Carter, Lewis remember Gerald Ford
Charities see a boost in giving
Donations strongest this time of year
Drunk Pa shoots at Junior
Firefighters say use sparklers with caution New Year's Eve
Garbage collectors busiest time of the year
Georgia colleges to offer disaster relief
Get your finances in check for the New Year
Grady County to get Child Advocacy Center
Group offers medicare recipients help
Holidays bring busy emergency rooms
Horse owners beware
Is the housing slump over?
Knives found at two Tifton schools
Police search for armed robber
Will taxes top the agenda for state lawmakers?
Young Marine can't be found
Your old tree can help




Thursday 12/28/2006
Albany icon marked with spray paint
Almost 30 video gambling machines seized
Another Albany bank robbed
Are you the biggest loser?
Battling the bulge
Bogus bucks in Sylvester
Chip that Tree
Collins & Aikman employees to face layoffs, possible closure
Funston Mayor loses battle with cancer
Giving the gift of plastic
Good time for new car deals
I-75 holiday traffic helps Tifton Businesses
Lee Co. Sheriff's employee honored on 77th birthday
Nashville man killed in car crash
People seek help with new tech toys
Police looking for check scammers
State tax incentives fights unemployment
Stock Market to remain steady in 2007
Store surveillance didn't work
Tis the season to recycle
United Way seeks help to meet goals
Valdosta Police/GBI search for burglars




Friday 12/29/2006
Albany Tomorrow has new leader
Armed Robbery suspect may be linked to five crimes
Celebrating New Years in Valdosta?
Former Dougherty County Commissioner pleads guilty
God's Grace for Recovery
Lady Rams Win Tournament
Liquor stores are busy
New Year's Eve Activities Galore
Possible serial robber on the loose in Albany
Remerton hopes for zero DUI's
Slow down! No drinking and Driving!
State lawmaker wants library reform
Two die in Grady wreck
Two Valdosta officers retire






Saturday 12/30/2006
Bobo ready to lead Dogs offense
Mail suspended for a few days
New center will help the needy
Population spikes in a year
Study completed on dangerous highway
Superstitious shoppers
Vandals target mailboxes
Watch where you drink


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