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WALB News 10 Archives, November 2007

Thursday 11/1/2007

American Heart Association kicks off heart walk in Albany

Calhoun State Prison program frees up space

Cardiac Arrest: Check your risk for heart disease

Cash and valuables stolen at high school

Convenient care to close

Echols schools implement new teaching trend

Halloween prank leads to two arrests

Helms hopes to make splash at Junior Pan Am Diving Championships

How beneficial is Vitamin D?

Lady Cavs ready to start hoops season

Man dragged trying to stop Halloween DUI

Mission death called natural

Mother relieved after son's shooter gets arrested

New Valdosta industry to create 200 jobs

Police: Parents Key to Gang Involvement

Portrayal of Black Men in the Media

Shooting suspect nabbed during armed robbery attempt

Sign ordinance to change with the times

Suspected dealers busted for pot

The Catch is Albany's newest restaurant

Thomas county students recovering from MRSA

Two candidates running for District one

Westover quarterback earns player of week honors

Westover teams go the distance for region titles

Worth County home vandalized and threatened

Young woman killed in wreck


 Friday 11/2/2007

10 year-old boy killed in Halloween accident

Albany Autism Center

ASU to conserve water

Bainbridge College has superior customer service

Chehaw promises new holiday lights

Child Abuse shelter gets a grant

City Commission seats up for grabs

Disney on Ice - Enter your child to be a princess for a day!

Dougherty County Jail inmates sickened

Drug dealers sentenced

Enter your child to be a princess for a day - Contest Rules

Farm Service Agency disaster program underway

Former APD officer indicted

Good Samaritan gives to Moody Airman

Help for Small Businesses

Inmate Tries to Get Away, But Not For Long!

Judge Brooks Blitch faces charges

Lady Cavs cruise to district soccer finals

Morning wreck stops traffic

Political newcomer takes on 12 year incumbent in Camilla

Project Bundle Up needs you

Security at the fair help keep you safe

Sign Crack Down

Silver kills Superbug in Albany man

Terrell Co. has high colon cancer mortality rate

Toys R' Us kick off Toys for Tots drive

Valdosta firefighters rescue man injured four stories up




 Saturday 11/3/2007

Albany State wins Fountain City Classic

Albany Tech basketball team wins inaugural game

An All-Star weekend in Tifton help students get to college

Darton soccer falls in district finals

Northwest Albany fire leaves 3 families homeless

Police say 68-year-old man behind Albany shooting

Replace the battery in smoke alarms when changing the time

Valdosta State blows out Arkansas-Monticello

Win Tickets to See Disney on Ice - Contest Rules



 Sunday 11/4/2007

19-year-old murdered in front of Albany home

Elementary school student in Lowndes County diagnosed with MRSA

Mailboxes stolen in one Albany neighborhood

Small plane makes an emergency landing in Albany


Monday 11/5/2007

911 cell calls can be located now

Albany's murder rate climbs with Sunday's shooting

ASU Students Say They Have a Vote Too

Blazers move to #1 in region rankings

Christmas Club puts money into economy

Communities in Schools celebrate accomplishments

Community organization gives alternative to drugs

Don't Drive While Drowsy

Drought could make Georgia No. 1 for pecans this year

Electrical short ruled apartment fire cause

Former pastor will go to prison

Gang turf battle is deadly

Gas price increases past $3 a gallon

Good Samaritan helps catch arsonist in Valdosta

Government employees don't face insurance hike

I Care program kickoff for Dougherty County

ID needed for voting

Lady Blazers hoops returning everyone

MRSA easily prevented, treated if caught early

Preparing for Day at the Polls

Rosedale neighbors won't live in fear

Saving for retirement: Pay yourself first!

Six Wildcats heading to AFL

The bill is in the mail

Two more MRSA cases in Lowndes County

U. S. Tightens Meat Restrictions

Valdosta Police search for three robbers

Vegetables survive the drought--- mostly

Victim of teen gang violence was a previous suspect

VPD buys new tools to fight holiday crime



Tuesday 11/6/2007

10 Country: Earl's Toy Hunt

Adams to stay on as Mayor

Albany City Commission Seats Filled

Albany Mayor candidates cast their votes

Albany Police encourage Neighborhood Watch groups

Albany Police put high importance on finding Giddens

Animal shelter workers have tough job

Candidates rely on volunteers

Carroll, Wright, Vickers win Valdosta City Council seats

Confusion at the polls in Albany

Darton cross country team running for respect in NJCAA meet

Federal agents seize property

Four more years for Mayor John Fretti

His ride rolls on one wheel

Insurance Commissioner presents arson award

John Eunice wins Valdosta At-Large

Knights ready for region title showdown in Macon

Lt. Governor outlines drought relief proposals

Man survives car falling

Masked bandit robs insurance office

Patrol car bandit behind bars

Students Learn About Voting

Surviving the drought

Thomas Co. Central aiming for another region title

Titans, Stallions win post home wins

Veterans saluted by higher learning

Voters Approve City Referendum

Water Task Force is on the job

Woman found murdered in Cook County

Worth County making another late run


Wednesday 11/7/2007

AFD gets paid back for helping neighbors

Aguero will remain a Tiger

Albany convenience store owner fights back

Albany State may end regular season rivalry with Valdosta State

Burglars hit Tifton homes and businesses

Camilla voters change leadership

Chase suspect remains at large

Chimneys need checking

Citizens take action against thieves

Cook County man faces murder charges

Crime survivor has a story to tell

Dealing with Autism

First Fridays to move... but just this time

Hotel business up

Lee Co. drug sting leads to high speed chase and several people injured

Life after the gang

MCLB Crosses Fingers for Vehicle Warehouse

Message movies are a Sherwood ministry

People with Disabilities Overcome Odds

Perdue drops legal challenge in water fight

Rainy day looms for taxpayers

Restaurant and store will complete marina complex

Robert's High School Football Picks November 9, 2007

Science is fun!

Sidewalk Cafes in Downtown Albany

South Georgia needs qualified mental health professionals

Street lights will make Dougherty residents feel more secure

Thieves swipe golf carts

Thomasville controls its own destiny

Valdosta Police search for armed robber

Vandals leave mark on Veteran Memorial

Voter ID faces election test in advance of presidential primary


Thursday 11/8/2007

Blazers burn Wolves in second half

Brooks County to get new high school

Do you have your "C-Legs"?

Georgia Chamber listens to local leaders

Help the March of Dimes!

Leaders Discuss Improving Albany

Lee County Cheerleaders fired up for state

Live Oak Elementary still awaiting signs

Marine Corps celebrates birthday

Mock drill held at P & G plant

New industry heads to Quitman

Parched Georgia to pray for rain

Quitman firefighter's new ride

Rainfall Gauge

Red Devils' Clay caps career with stellar night against Indians

Second fire in 5 years destroys church

Smoking no longer allowed on Grady property

Sparks man denied bond, charged with murder

'The Golden Compass' has some Christians concerned

Two charged in Sunday Albany murder

Valdosta bank robbed

Valdosta skyscraper's reaching new heights

Virtual training will help police officers in real life

What Do You Think About Albany?

Worth County QB wins player of week honors







 Friday 11/9/2007

Albany Colleges combine to thank Veterans

ASU Stadium sacked with millions in debt

ASU volleyball team wins seventh straight SIAC title

Colquitt Co. standoff ends peacefully

Crash ties up morning traffic

Darton College to start radio station

Delta Sigma Theta members cluster at ASU

Dougherty High may move to AA

GBI asks for help

Home Invader stopped by punch

Hungry? Head to Valdosta!

Lawmakers criticize Corps on water management

Legislators hear from advocacy groups

Let's get a little healthier

Lingering drought may affect well water

Oil prices hurt south GA farmers

Overturned trailer causes traffic jam on Albany bypass

Pecan thefts rise in South Georgia

Projects in downtown Albany are underway

Rabid Raccoon picks on the wrong dog

School boss speaks about naughty tape

School officials took threats seriously

Sonic sodas satisfactory

South Georgia official says tax changes need study

Store owner returns to business after robbery attempt

Valdosta man receives life in prison

Valdosta Technical College President Resigns



 Saturday 11/10/2007

9-year-old Albany boy shot in the face

Bulldogs "Black Out" Auburn in Sanford Stadium

College student found dead inside Lee County home

Monroe beats Dougherty to stay alive

Murder at a night club in Nashville

Two dead, one severely injured in Tift Co. mobile home fire





 Sunday 11/11/2007

ASU and VSU headed to Division II playoffs

Bulldogs getting offensive

More MRSA in South Georgia schools

Walk becomes traumatic after an encounter with an officers gun


Monday 11/12/2007

10 Commandments will soon be seen in Dougherty County Courthouse

Almost Time for Businesses to Renew Licenses

Cardwell goes to the "Web" for new campaign tactic

Click it or ticket program already underway

Complaint filed against APD Officer

East Albany Resident Ready to Fight Crime

Family sues coroner, funeral home she works for

First Tee wants to reach more young people

GA Dept. of Driver Services employee busted for bribes

Georgia receiver back making big plays

Guns used in weekend shooting are untraceable

Gunshots fired at Clay Drive house

Help support Operation Christmas Child!

Lee deaths await autopsy report

Moody housing could soon have new owner

More guns are getting into the hands of children

Now You Can Pay Tax Bill Online!

One Worth County drug suspect still on the loose

Parents react to rumors of school violence

Stay safe with right smoke detector

The gift of life: Lee Co. woman keeps another alive

Thomasville veterans ceremony becoming tradition

Valdosta inmate to serve six more years

Valdosta WWII Veteran finally honored

Vets Honored With Free Meal

Volunteers are worth Millions, really

Westwood wins region title and Tiftarea advances to AA playoffs

Woman dies in single car accident


Tuesday 11/13/2007

10 Country: Kirk's Death Traps

Albany man arrested in child porn investigation

APD has warning for Westwind Apartments

Child porn raid leads to one arrest

City starts over in property management bid

Community still wants answers

Darton Helps Student

Deerfield-Windsor ready for rematch with George Walton

Donate a Can!

Food Bank still need to help clients

Governor takes Georgia's drought to a higher power

Grady county makes interim superintendent permanent

Lee Co. car involved in collision on Highway 32

Lee County gets new 911 system

Lobbyist Groups interviewed

Lott demotes officer

Magnet scientist visits Thomasville

Memory screenings provide early detection

No tainted toys for tots

Rams look good in test run 

School Bus Drivers Issues Un-resolved

Sherwood movie stops for tragedy

Some School Board Members Given Guidelines

Study says consolidation could work for Lee County employees

Sumner residents still stunned following manhunt, meth lab bust

Three Redneck Tenors find Valdosta venues

Tift County prepared for playoffs

Troubled bridges over Lee County water

Valdosta manufacturer lays off 150

Valdosta offers drive thru clinic

Valdosta police officer arrested for DUI

Valdosta State ready to run

WALB kicks off canned food and toy drive, but help is needed

Westover looks for another upset at the Brickyard




Wednesday 11/14/2007

Body of Alabama senator's grandson found

Dog trainer killed in crash

Drugs involved in GSW student's death?

Early Thanksgiving salvation

Farm analyst says agriculture markets expanding

Four teens charged in shooting of nine year old

GBI agents investigate suspicious death in Tifton

Hay More Expensive These Days

Housing slump felt here

Investigation in progress in Nashville murder

Lee County business man's death an accident

Less Jobs but More Pay in South Georgia

Man killed by alligator attack while fleeing police

Methodists provide Thanksgiving meals

Moody airmen receive purple hearts

Moody airmen return home from Iraq

More child porn crimes filed against Albany man

Nashville Mayor, Police test new tasers

NCAA fall signing period off to a busy start

New ATI Chief starts work on Master Plan

Robert's High School Football Picks November 16, 2007

Teacher convicted of sexual assault

Teen arrested for bomb threat

Thanksgiving clothing drive

The bill is in the mail

Thomas County gets $2.7M for academy

Tift County teen killed in home invasion

VSU President to retire

Woman cut from vehicle





Thursday 11/15/2007

Albany industry says high health care costs getting worse

Albany Police officer arrested for possession of cocaine

All come together for reading night

Another Clinch County judge faces charges

Baby's death raises questions

Blazer basketball teams open with pair of wins

Cameron is ASU hoops coach permanently

Children receive free books

Clinch County Sheriff Indicted

Deerfield students help food drive

Farm bill delay worries producers

Fraud growing problem for small business

Great American Smoke out turns thirty

Harris' big night earns player award

Helping Parents Settle Child Support

Homelessness in South Georgia

Latest medical equipment saves more lives

Lee Co. college student laid to rest, investigation heats up

Moultrie police investigate two gun incidents

<, FONT size=1>Pike Nursery files for bankruptcy because of drought

Protesters: Support our Troops, But not the War

Results in on Quitman Taser death

Second graders pre-enroll at ASU

Three more MRSA cases fou, nd in Lowndes County

Tifton soup kitchen forced to cut back hours

Tis the Season to Give

Triple Crown Media t sell subsidiary

Valdosta food bank boxes up the holidays

Valdosta starts Operation Christmas Child

Warden wants satellite TV so inmates get 'Monday Night Football'

What's your blood sugar level?





Friday 11/16/2007

Agents take dealers off the streets

Art co-op invites public to visit

Baker County takes a step toward new police force

Be Safe while Shopping

Bell ringers set up shop

City official loses job over porn

Disabled woman taken out of burning home

Douglas Mayor Sues County

Drought conditions hurting nursery business

Food drive surpasses goal

Homes for holiday

Hurricane Evacuees Graduate in Albany

Laid off employees get help

Law enforcement day at Albany State University

Mitchell student infected with MRSA

More water to be kept in Lake Lanier

Native American Festival in Albany this weekend

Nine arrested in Albany prostitute sting

Not guilty verdict rendered in stalking trial

Prescription drug abuse climbing among teens, young adults

Red Kettle Kick-off

Santa Welcomed to Albany

Senator Chambliss Disappointed

South Georgia churches ripped off by con artist

Texas company recalls 98,000 pounds of frozen sausage rolls

Valdosta's got your wish list covered

Wildlife on display in Thomasville

Will consolidation ever happen in Dougherty County?









Saturday 11/17/2007

Citizens ride along with cops

ASU's season ends against Catawba

Dawgs beat Cats on senior day

Ruth Story Willis

Car thieves hit Albany auto lot in broad daylight






Sunday 11/18/2007

Sumner man awarded the Purple Heart




Monday 11/19/2007

10 Commandments, other documents to be displayed

Albany man stabbed

Albany Police want you to stay safe

Already congested, Ledo Road will be packed this weekend

Be a Santa to a Senior

Be careful shopping during the holidays!

Camilla teen charged when argument escalates

Charges filed in Lee Co. college student's death

Church stunned by turkey requests

Don't become a victim this holiday season

Dougherty to remain in AAA

Drug testing plan could go into effect next year

Everybody wants Walter's ornament

FSU's Richardson thinking transfer

Georgia projected to harvest 120 million pounds of pecans

Get ready to pump your brakes in Tifton

GHSA and GISA Football Playoff Schedule Week 2

Give a gift, get a gift

High school construction going well

Interstate road construction halted for holiday travel

Little Girl, Big Heart

Local athletes sign college scholarships

Merger issue still withheld from voters

Molotov cocktails thrown in A.D.D.U. headquarters parking lot

New Downtown Manager Has a Vision

Newly elected Mayor ready to start

Norbord's CEO applauds Cordele plant expansion

Not Enough Affordable Housing in Albany

Peanuts front office undergoes shakeup

Rams lose game and point guard while VSU continues hot hoops start

Students experience life as immigrants

Tanker Truck Flips

The future is bright for Downtown Valdosta

Woman's attacker still on the loose



Tuesday 11/20/2007

10 Country: Susan's Music Box

ADDU torchers were determined

Chehaw welcomes some new family members

Chemical scare in Mitchell County

Commissioners halt subdivision development

Disagreement between roommates leads to shooting

Driver beware! Deer on the move

Drought researchers push new technology

Firefighter burned battling house fire

Harvest Moon is hitting the road

High gas prices hurt Valdosta food bank

Homeowners protest new development

Masonic lodge gives food to needy

Masons give away turkeys

More charges for Judge Brooks Blitch

Patriots sweep Trojans and Indians, Tornadoes split

Pre-schoolers learn with music

Public Safety Monument dedicated in Moultrie

Ray Charles statue arrives Monday

Senator Golden: Energy tax hurts economy

Suspected rapist arrested and jailed

Tanker spills diesel fuel in Albany road

Walk will help keep senior center open

Watch how you pack when flying

Wildcats face another challenging schedule in 2008.


Wednesday 11/21/2007

Albany Airport Reaches Record

Albany man wanted for Halloween DUI

Catering Services Whip Up Turkey Day Meals

Dancing Away Crime

Drug chase officer involved in Klewitz chase

Drunk driving kills Cairo man

ER's ready for the holiday rush

Family wants son's Marine dog

Flint Riverquarium holds holiday camp

GSP investigating car, bike crash in Lee County

Lee County man hospitalized after wreck

Nashville neighbors fighting crime

No spill or leak in Camilla

Remember the MOVE OVER Law

Robert's High School Football Picks November 23, 2007

Santa needs your help to make wishes come true

Sheriff's eager to shut down dog fighting rings

Top cop set for the time being

Traffic cops operate their check points

Turn in dog fighters

Two Albany men wanted for Motel robbery shooting

Valdosta home invasions on the rise

Valdosta's got the holiday spirit





Thursday 11/22/2007

Albany Mall stores open early for Black Friday

Bainbridge College now home to legislative papers

Church fire was not arson

Daring escape caught on tape

Drunk driving kills Cairo man

Food arrives on two wheels

Haley to talk "Girl Talk" on Today

Hundreds have dinner then a movie

Rain needed, not wrecks

Roads slick on Thanksgiving in Georgia

So, whose pecans are they?

Tax bill extension comes with a price

Traditions set under canopy of lights

Westover's Jones excels on offense and defense




Friday 11/23/2007

Chef to create GIANT Gingerbread House

Colquitt escapees still on the loose

Decking the halls to a another level

Holiday car accidents claim lives of 3 teens, GSP stepping up patrols

Man killed outside Grady County nightclub

South GA parents concerned over tainted toys

Time to trim the tree

Two state chase ends in fiery crash

Two teens died on a Worth County highway

What time did you wake up to go shopping?

Woman raped, beaten


Sunday 11/25/2007

Valdosta State advances in Division II playoffs

Lucky number 7 for UGA against Tech

The flip of a coin

Keep your cool driving this holiday season

Robbery victim shot in face

Child uses camera to nab elderly flasher

Person of interest in rape case flees from police

Three more die on a South Georgia highway

Sex offender residential restrictions changed

Albany police officers possibly exposed to meningitis

Saturday 11/24/2007

High School Football Scoreboard 11/23/07

Body found near train tracks in north Albany

Donate blood during the holidays




Monday 11/26/2007

Albany Bacterial Meningitis case confirmed

Black Friday brought lots of green to Albany

Blazers facing familiar foe in quarterfinals

Bulldogs BCS Bound

Car-jackers have not been caught

Cook the only #4 seed left

Could your cell phone make you sick?

County Commissioners tweak budget numbers

Cyber Monday Taken Seriously

Don't be Scammed by Bogus IRS Emails

East Albany woman scared by home invasion

Etta Butler Edwards

Fires more common during the holidays

Ga. sees higher number of fatal crashes in holiday travel period

Giant Gingerbread House on display at Phoebe

Homeland Security helps South Georgia FD

Investigation of body found continues

Jackets fire Gailey

More people calling Valdosta home

Police search for driver of hit and run

Police: Restaurant manager lied about robbery

Product Recalls

Rainfall Gauge

Rams settle score with Canes

Ray Charles welcome delayed

Robbery Suspect Wanted

Sylvester officials want change in county's 9-1-1 system

Travelers brave busy airport to return home from Thanksgiving weekend

Two Valdosta baseball players sign college scholarships

USPS: Don't forget key mailing dates!


 Tuesday 11/27/2007

10 Country: Hunter's Big Buddy

1001 Blankets

40 reasons to bundle up

A look at young voters in Dougherty County

Alzheimer's care extends to the caregiver

"Bainbridge Bucks" keep shoppers in town

City plans to study pay system for employees

Commissioners pass alcohol, cafe rules

Cross-Scott challenges charges

Doctor says Albany meningitis case not public health threat

Fire erupts at Remerton Mill

Forestry says outdoor burning still a danger

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a... Blimp?

Lowndes battles defending state champs

Man hit by own bullet

Melba Holley Ballard

Patriots ready for another road trip

Red Cross gets in the tree business

Riverquarium gives progress report

Second Colquitt escapee caught

Shoplifting increases in holiday season

Tara Grinstead Still Not Forgotten

The IRS is looking for you

Tuesday Basketball Scores

Ty Ty business shot up

Welcome Home Ray!

Wilcox Co. ready for "The Big Game"

World Vision gets into the Christmas spirit with distribution campaign

Wreck blocks traffic... take detour

You Could be Allergic to Your Tree











Wednesday 11/28/2007

AFD assists Sherwood film crew

Chambliss tours Moody housing

Chehaw touts bigger and better holiday light show

Decoy Officer watching Albany's most dangerous intersection

Farm bill unlikely to move past Senate

Flint River Cafe to open soon

Football players ace graduation test

Giving kids a Merry Christmas

Hurricanes win thriller at Storm Dome

King committee still looking for dreamers

Ledo Road commerce roars along

Man confesses to six robberies by snatching

Mentoring Youth to Prevent Crime

Mugging makes Albany man a pistol toter

Neighborhood joins together to plant trees

Phoebe's prices criticized

Quail hunting event brings legislators to Tift Co.

South Coast League money woes not expected to strike out coming season

Sumter Regional chooses architect

Teen pregnancy rate in Albany higher than average

Teens found "not guilty" of loitering

Tis the season for... bogus bills

Valdosta State ready for rematch with North Alabama

You can still get a flu shot!







Thursday 11/29/2007

A House Drives Through Dougherty County

Adopt-A-Family for Christmas

Be Merry & Don't Get in Debt

Brooks County jailer caught buying drugs

Brothers ready to battle each other from bench

Change in CON needed?

Churches help save lives in Baker during tornadoes

Citizens graduate with a better understanding for APD

Colquitt County looking for accomplices

Commissioners to make Nuclear decision

Deputies investigate Lowndes County shooting

Doctor's offices full, "crud" hits Albany

Dougherty County rape suspect arrested

Drought hurts South Georgia quail

Gas plant Clean up held up

Georgia Southern football looking to move up

Homerville woman copies the Bible by hand

Industrial Park coming to Brooks County

Insurance premiums rise, even for doctor's group

Murder indictment relieves victim's family

Murder suspect turns himself in

Phoebe gears up for "Lights of Love"

Quitman family facing drug charges

Recent rains help reduce flow of water from Lake Lanier

Reclassification shuffles several powers to new regions

Reforming Healthcare

Sam's Club Evacuated

Soldier surprises his daughter at school

South Georgia gas stations still not ready for Ethanol

Three Blazers make all-region team

Wanted Shellman man behind bars again!

Warriors not celebrating yet

Westover back repeats as player of week

Will Lee family get to adopt Lex?






Friday 11/30/2007

Army shooters take aim in South Georgia

Author/Broadcaster signs new book

Baker residents need to turn in updated address forms

Brooks County bank robbed

Celebration of Lights

Changes underway at Wild Adventures

Chehaw alive with lights

Colombian hostage from South Georgia may still be alive

High profile attorney indicted in Mississippi

Hodges complaint partly dismissed

Hot air balloon helps raise money for cancer patient

Quitman minister arrested

Save the Seniors

Sewage overflows into a North Albany ditch

Students compete in local Winter games

Teens and Credit Cards... good idea?

Two killed in motel robbery

Two people shot dead at east Albany Motel 6



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