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WALB News 10 Archives, December 2007

 

  

Saturday 12/1/2007

Blazers on the road for DII semifinals

Elderly Fitzgerald man still missing

Family devastated after Motel 6 shooting

Friday Night High School Scoreboard 11/30/07

One dead after Tift County wreck

Thousands turn out for Christmas parades

Westover falls in state quarterfinals

        

Sunday 12/2/2007

Blazers on the road for DII semifinals

Deadly shooting kills one in Americus

Don't let deer get caught in your headlights

 

 

Monday 12/3/2007

48th Brigade gets new orders

Agreement finally reached on HB 489

American Red Cross requests businesses help during Christmas parties

Clinch County unfazed by bright lights of Georgia Dome

Cookie fundraiser to benefit south Georgians living with learning disabilities

Court ruling could shake up water wars, hurt Georgia's standing

Crime hurting Albany Used Car business owner

Edwards unsure about consolidation

Extradition hearing set

Family mourns loss of young boy

Funston Cemetery vandalized, two teens caught

Georgia troops to deploy

Gun goes off during attempted robbery

Hit-and-run trial postponed

Holiday travel could make you a victim of medicine mix-up

Lee county growth continues

Mattie's Call Alert for Fitzgerald Man

Meat Recalls

Michael Terry carrying Blazers offense

More $ for "Fill the Boot"

Moultrie woman held hostage, murdered

One man linked to 24 Valdosta burglaries

One Warm Coat Campaign Kick-Off

P&G wants representation

Right to Life forms local chapter

Robert's Rant: Time for playoff, and here is how to do it!

Santa ready for your pets!

Teen dies in a near head-on collision

Tire Exchange

Two Knights named to GISA All-Stars

Valdosta inmate running from the law

Valdosta police set up mobile precinct

Will Dougherty County buy Radium Country Club?

  

  

  

 

Tuesday 12/4/2007

10 Country: Matthew's Clear Ambition

Bikes or Bust

Blazers not afraid of a little cold weather

Brooks County prepares for disaster

Could you survive without Internet?

Double Amputee is Ironman

Food Service scores are streamlined

Groups say U.S. to raise estimate of annual HIV infections to 55,000

Gun-wielding man gives up

Jackets familiar with AAAA semifinal opponent

Lee County Christmas Tree Farm

Public Health salutes Rynders

Rims stolen, returned within hours

Season of light at Thronateeska

Statewide alert issued for Fitzgerald man

Suspected car-jackers arrested

Suspected robber quickly caught

Thousands sing along at Peppermint Pops

Toys for Tots Santa Swap

Valdosta inmate still on the loose

Vandals target Worth county tractor dealership

Worth County flies by Lee County

WWII Veterans ready for third Honor Flight

 

 

Wednesday  12/5/2007

Albany State University Welcomes Big Name to the Good Life City

Albany thieves disrespect the dead

Better healthcare on the way for Mitchell Countians

Changes coming to downtown Albany

Clyattville students send gifts to injured troops

Cordele neighbors lead VSU on both sides of football

Dougherty child nutrition deficit diminishing

Drought hits Sod Farms hard

Flu shots still available

Hardy's partners with Harvey's to send peanuts to troops

MCLB employee receives mental tests

Moultrie's Moore honored by SEC

No "Made In China" toys at Albany Goodwill

Not even Yule yard art is safe!

Possible senior tax relief, school tax worries

Poulan Police Chief suspended

Salvation Army's family store celebrates grand re-opening in Albany

Study: South GA health cost not unusual

Sumter Regional will come tumbling down

Syrupmakers ready for return to the Dome

Teenagers arrested for armed robbery

Tree tower set up in Valdosta

Valdosta Fire Department tests new tools

Wilcox up for parole

 

 

  

  

  

Thursday 12/6/2007

Youth arrested for bringing gun to school

Moody to be home to Air Force's newest wing

Jobs: What's Hot & What's Not

Educators voice concerns

The slipper still fits Cook Hornets

Pets as holiday gifts become a big commitment

Lost animals memorialized during tree lighting

Poulan police chief fired

Albany crash kills Shellman woman

Harris back with Wildcats

Ray Charles' son to attend plaza dedication

Wilcox County with Dome debut

Water Gas and Light employee injured in work accident

Deputies deep-six fake goods

MCLB stays vigilant

House fire claims one life

ATC starts plumbing curriculum

Ethanol plant planned for south Georgia

Man's truck runs over three people, killing one

More bald eagles nesting at Reed Bingham

Moody airmen making holiday bright

Brooks County bank robber nabbed

One confirmed dead in parking lot collision

Florida says corps didn't consider water impact

Army mom surprises her children at school with an unexpected visit

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

Friday 12/7/2007

Ray Charles' soul influences today's artists

Georgia Tech hires Paul Johnson to steady the ship

GHSA State Semifinals Day One

Cokely leaving Colquitt County

Valdosta man charged for pirating CD's

Albany Police looking for cause of fatal crash

Salvation Army pulls toys from shelves

Number of black males enrolled in college is on the rise

Toys for Tots need 1,000 bikes by Saturday

Homeless Center provides service in the past decade

10th graders do their own research on Biofuels

Marijuana arrives by special delivery

Meth lab discovered during burglary arrest

Albany WG&L worker killed in accident

One killed, five injured in Lowndes County crash

Valdosta man arrested after soliciting 13 year-old for sex

Valdosta H.E.A.T. is on

Second Chinese Delegation visits Valdosta

WWII Vet remember Pearl Harbor

Blind woman "sees" Ray Charles

Welcome Home Ray

Mayor's employee busted for drugs

Shop Locally this Christmas

Charles' sculpture unveiling, concert to draw big crowds

County commissioner criticized for using slur against Hispanics

Property tax plans emerge aimed at keeping bills in check

Bishop Eddie Long also spurns Senate request

  

 

 

Saturday 12/8/2007

Dry trees could cause your Christmas to go up in smoke

Leary church fire under investigation

Valdosta State will play for the National Championship

GHSA State Semifinals Day Two

Worth County gets into the holiday spirit

Wildcats hold open tryout

Baseball cookin' in Bacon County

 

 

Sunday 12/9/2007

South Georgians steer away from "The Golden Compass"

Stand off in Plains ends peacefully

Albany airport evacuated following bomb threat, suspect arrested

Florida murder suspect arrested in Valdosta

New Tech coach successful against rivals

Leaving Atlanta not easy for Willie Harris

 

 

Monday 12/10/2007

93 elderly and disabled displaced by fire

Albany woman claims to be struck with TV

Annual "Lights of Love" Tree Lighting Event

Christmas tree farmer has lofty ambitions

Clinic opens for Uninsured

Commissioners consider greenspace purchase

Dougherty County School system get less than expected

Eight hospitalized after school bus crash

Federal agents called to investigate Leary church fire

Hill family coaching in two state title games on Saturday

Lowndes County inmate, Tampa fugitive attempts suicide

Michael Vick to be sentenced in federal dogfighting case today

New program encourages healthy children

Red Cross needs blood donations

SCA's Katie Gilmer signs with Brewton Parker

South Georgia convenience store attackted with firebomb

This time Backman won't be back

Will your vote count?

 

 

Tuesday 12/11/2007

10 Country: Sue's dependable gift

ASU Police officers protect and serve

Blazers players get diplomas in special ceremony

Celebrity cook Paula Deen targeted in union dispute

Changes ahead for city health insurance?

Commission denies alcohol license to nightclub

Dog burned when its house caught fire

Fed meets over interest rates, one merchant weighs in

From troops to teachers

Georgia will try again to ban where sex offenders may live

Higher education, higher bills

Hudson Malone Towers clean-up could take days

Hunny Pot stables get an early Christmas present

Investigators continue to probe fatal Burger King accident

Laurel Brooks takes back their neighborhood

Moratorium on signs

Nashville teen to serve nine years in prison

Neighborhood protests housing development

Sewer expansion on Highway 82 will proceed as planned

Should city establish Stormwater Utility?

Southern farmers may get drought relief from Congress

Sparky brings holiday cheer to SGMC

Wilcox County will host Class A title game

 

 

Wednesday 12/12/2007

A debit card society hurt local charities

Attorney calls Con-Agra proposal "sham"

Blackwelder to go back to Tampa

Brooks County jailer pleads not guilty

Charities are doing with much less

China implements a nationwide drug recall system

China says its toys are safe

Christmas cheer can lead to big spending

Clean Cities pushes alternative fuels for South Georgia

Coco the jumping cat is okay!

Drought could devastate economy

Elaborate light display comes to life with music

Facts and FAQ's about Lex, the Marine dog

Georgia could see surge in nuclear power

Hudson Malone Towers dry-out could take 3 days

Lee Co. Sheriff's Office gets new cars

Moultrie and Fitzgerald Police searching for missing men

Multi-Car Wreck in Lee County

Occupants of small cars more likely to die in wrecks

Petrino leaves Falcons, joins Arkansas

Play a part in Sumter Regional history

Rape trial begins

Slander suit filed against Tift County Sheriff

Suit filed against Tift law men

Teens suspected in an East Albany Arson

The Blazers big send-off

Two men are missing

Wilcox County moves title game to Cordele

 

Thursday 12/13/2007

Banks Lake community wants draining stopped

Business owner cancels health insurance

Chambliss calls for action on Moody Housing

Competition coming in healthcare?

Crime car found in Tift County

Drunk speeder totals new, parked car

East Albany church to feed people in need

Fire damage is high during this time of year

Flu could intensify over Christmas in south GA

Gang Prosecutor says new law working

Hudson Malone resident says fire response could have been better

Kingston stands with Blazers

Lowndes excited about "home town" title game

Man who threatens to blow up bank remains in jail

Merck recalls a million doses of meningitis, pneumonia vaccine

Missing Moultrie man found

Murder-for-hire plot discovered

Open Arms says thank you

Parents learn about curriculum changes

Popular festival returns to Thomasville

Recall shouldn't pose a threat to children

Sabotage has stopped

Soldiers Wife Gets a Merry Christmas

Spreading cheer to foster children

Steroids: Will Pro's Influence Young Athletes?

Thousands in damages at Albany Auto Auction

Two arrested for Valdosta shooting

WALB lends helping hand to humane society

Where are all the Nintendo Wiis?

 

Friday 12/14/2007

Albany and Dougherty Co. notified about Klewitz lawsuit

Albany church work to feed hundreds

Albany threatens legal action against Peanuts

Bob Alexander hangs up his hat, sort of

Cairo hosts championship game for the first time

Drug abuse during the holidays

ECI runs to Class A title over Wilcox County

Exchange club grants holiday wishes

Gang intelligence used to prevent Holiday crime

Horse dies in bizarre accident

It's Christmas on the Marine Corp Logistics Base

JROTC hands over toys for tots

Mega Millions lives up to its name

Mitchell Co. crash injures three

Rehab auction benefits disabled south Georgians

Sherwood movie wraps shooting

TB Cases still high in Georgia

Toys for Tots distribution

 

 

 

Saturday 12/15/2007

Blazers win national championship

Cairo falls in state title game

Lowndes wins a rain-soaked state championship


 

 

Tuesday 12/18/2007

10 Country: Billy's Light Show

ASU hoops team beats VSU

Cell company gets the red light

Church fire remains under investigation

Darton pitcher headed to Reinhardt College

Digital signs on hold

Efficiency gets UPS through holiday rush

Father charged for murdering son

Girl group gives back

Heroic dog dies saving owner's life

Hesitation kept Ashburn sirens from sounding

Huge need for blood

Is ethanol on the way?

It's time to Winterize your car

Lawsuit dropped against Reed Bingham Manager

Leesburg Police Department offers Christmas joy

Missouri Rep. Graves shows Blazer pride

More charges for accused con artist

Ricky Woods going back to Mississippi

Speaker Murphy remembered

SRH has a date with the wrecking ball

The state of Georgia is depressed

Will poor sales turn to profits for retailers?

 

 

Wednesday 12/19/2007

16-year-old stabbed to death

American Legion give children an early Christmas

APD gets new leaders

Clinch County Sheriff can keep his job

Congregation raising money for AIDS orphans

Construction nearing completion for SRH East

Demolition begins at Sumter Regional Hospital

Eames stadium getting an upgrade

Executives "locked up" for good cause

Grand jury speaks on property revaluations

Holidays can make domestic violence worse

Mail carriers survive the busiest day of the year

New addition to Ocilla

Overnight fire destroys home

Police: No golf carts on roads

Santa comes early to a Valdosta nursing home

Thieves victimize a man hospitalized after car wreck

Third graders help Tifton Soup Kitchen

Two kids injured, teen charged in Moultrie explosion

Water improvem, , ,, , , ents for Lee County

Youth Become Healthy on national level

 

 

 

Thursday 12/20/2007

Good Life City Classic faces format change

Food bank donations lower than ever

Hidden fees can make gift cards pricey

Albany police officer hits utility pole

Brownies sing cheer

You can do your part to conserve water

Brother of Wilcox Sheriff busted for Meth

Dooley drops in on So. Ga. Dawgs

State Rep wants to pay you for being healthy

Lex prepares for his journey home

Realtor says Albany crime "big problem"

Car crashes into home and injures girl

Long-time sheriff steps down

Students at Albany Middle in the giving spirit

Students get Christmas presents from school staff

Armed robber on bike robs another bicyclist

Georgia Power customer's bills going up

Quitman officer cleared of taser death

Family appeals Reed Bingham shooting suit

Anonymous donor spreads Christmas cheer

SGMC treats first flu patient

Herbert Austin Carter

Duo tries to scam Sam's

Holiday mailing deadline fast approaching


 

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

Friday 12/21/2007

Albany Masons donate Christmas food boxes

Albany Police search for truck that forced officer crash

Albany Rescue Mission brings Christmas to homeless

Berrien County's Winter Wonderland

Christmas isn't just for kids!

Clinc for uninsured expanding in Thomasville

Connecticut Launches Statewide Recall

Fallen Marine's memory lives on through Lex

Friday Night Hoops

Kids in Valdosta shop with a cop

Kids Shop for Christmas with Dougherty County Sheriff

Long, deadly Christmas Holiday predicted on Georgia's roads

Mall security step it up

Military families hope for happier holidays

Mrs. Jessie Carter Lamb

Santa's little helpers have paws

Several officers involved in a Worth County chase

Skyline Equipment remind drivers of Christmas

Thomasville kids "shop with a cop"

Valdosta police search for robbers

Vince Dooley favors extra game

Warning for flyers, be prepared to wait

Wrapping for charity

Young children left without parents

  

  

  

  

Saturday 12/22/2007

House fire leaves family homeless for the holidays

Patriots, Trojans, Tornadoes all post wins at Good Life Classic

Sylvester man helps community with a clothes drive

  

  

  

  

  

  

Tuesday 12/25/2007

Leesburg Mayor Bob Boney dies at 81

Movies as a Christmas gift

What to do with the tree?

Irate customer at Albany store

Albany family's Christmas stolen

    

  

Wednesday 12/26/2007

Airports packed day after Christmas

Albany man kidnapped by gang

Anchorage needs to modernize

Biggest trash collection week of the year

Church makes full recovery after fire

Cooker ignited Valdosta restaurant fire

Day after Christmas is full of returns and exchanges

Desmond searches for a donor

Georgia's cotton comeback

Infant burned by space heater

Is Chehaw prepared if an animal escapes?

It is back to work for Georgia football team

Lady Rams first home games are a real challenge

MCLB cashier sees with her heart

Motorcycle club rides for good cause

Public Works Christmas tree dilemma

Returns, exchanges and retail therapy

Santa's gone... let the bargains begin

Thomas County Deputy paralyzed from collision with horse

Traffic deaths down across the state

Trojans getting defensive

  

Thursday 12/27/2007

APD cracks down on DUIs this New Year's

Body found believed to be missing elderly man

Buy now, save later

Cabbies see few fares this holiday season

Champagne, anyone?

Christmas crooks heist beer wagon

Company asks stores to stop selling toy linked to asbestos

Georgia leads in foreclosures

Georgia ranked fastest growing state in Southeast

Georgians gear up for Feb. 5th presidential primaries

Goodwill sees more donations this time of year

Holiday tournaments underway in Moultrie, Thomasville

Lowndes Co. feels state population increase

Movies are packed this holiday season

Oh! That Oprah experience!

Ray Charles Plaza To Be Continued...

Richt: Big prize awaits the red and Black

Save water, save money

Sex offender caught in Berrien County

Travelers get there by bus

 

Friday 12/28/2007

2008 drought outlook not good

Super Bowl MVP honors his heroes Sunday

Americus hospital wants votes

Law deaths highest in a decade

Public crime perception is strong

Valdosta challenges South GA to recycle

Fund helps paralyzed Thomas Co. deputy

21 lbs. of marijuana seized in Echols County

Bring one for the Chipper

Small town center helps children succeed

Georgia Ag. Dept. Quarantines Some Pet Stores for Psittacosis

ADA silent on drive-thru death

Voters can already cast ballots

Medicare updates due

Civil Rights Institute Expansion

Kwanzaa is here

 

Saturday 12/29/2007

Albany Police see a rise in disorderly conduct calls

Ernest Howard Bond

Hawaii Defense no pushover

Under age drinking increases during New Year's holiday

 

 

Sunday 12/30/2007

Last call for Miller

Lulie Mae Hamlin

Lose weight this upcoming year

Training for victory

TV stolen in during peak shopping hour

Alcohol poisoning increases during New Year's holiday

 

 

Monday 12/31/2007

Finishing on the right foot

New Year's Eve is a challenge for alcohol addicts

South Georgia brings in the New Year

15 wrecks in just five hours in Albany

Thomas county man arrested for child molestation

Shooting of teen may be drug related

Albany Church burned in arson case

Albany auto dealership burglarized

 

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