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WALB News 10 Archives, January 2008

Tuesday 1/1/2008

Brrrr... Baby, It's Cold Outside!

Challenge to CON rule change

Emancipation of Slaves celebrated

Moultrie Police investigate homicide

SRH clinches MRI vote, waiting for official word

Still no arrests in church arson



Wednesday 1/2/2008

Auburn finds future QB in bowl win

Church helps with renter's insurance

City to set up TAD

East Albany house shot up

Firefighters warn about space heater dangers

Mars cuts workforce

Over 700 manufacturing jobs created in Valdosta

Pavo temple burglarized

PBR backs out of Albany event

Phoebe bans hiring tobacco users

Science Saturdays revs up children

Showers help state capital's main water supply

Teen arrested for stabbing girlfriend

Two new eagles eggs at South GA park

UGA defense shuts down Hawaii

Voter registration deadline Monday





Thursday 1/3/2008

ASU prepared to alert during emergencies

Bulldogs already looking to 2008

Burglars hit Oxford Asphalt

Docs duke it out with hospital

Finances part of church arson investigation

Fitzgerald company cited for safety violations

Freezing weather sweeps over the southeast

Fruit Farm Fights Frigid Temps

Georgia Congressman on Iowa

Grenade found in Terrell County

Man's truck runs over him

Mitchell gets enough rain to stop a train

Plumbers work overtime

Preemie baby days at home

Rams move Fort Valley State game

Senator praises progress in Iraq security

Teens and parents can learn driving together

Will gun raid end family feud?




Friday 1/4/2008

Voter's ready for Georgia's Presidential Primary

911 dispatchers deal with bogus calls

As it chills up, protect your health

Case Settlement Reached In Pet Food Recall

Heating assistance running out

Frigid temps boost wrecker business

Demoted officer files suit against the city

More problems for Lee Commissioner

South Georgia Peanuts pay up!

Senator says Moody project decision due in January

Fraud plea deals for two Albany insurance agents

Task Force to review Sign Ordinance

Make sure you register to vote!

Town home destroyed in Valdosta fire



Saturday 1/5/2008

Fitzgerald sends off local for Miss America pageant

Marines deploy to Iraq


Sunday 1/6/2008

Oxygen line punctured at Palmyra Hospital

Elderly Dawson man shot to death in his home

GBI investigating suspicious death in Dawson


Monday 1/7/2008

Agriculture census mailed to farmers

Albany battles the bulge

ASU ready for home cooking

Burglaries in rural Dougherty County increase

Crash on I-75 between construction workers

Darton playing strong headed into the conference schedule

Ealum undecided about another run

Earlier primary causing more people to register to vote

Lee County man arrested for car break ins

New manager: Downtown will get better

Pecan harvest comes to an end

Restrictions on school funding could change

Robbery believed motive in a deadly Dawson shooting

Sentence handed down in Tifton theft case

Two inmates missing from Valdosta Transition Center

Wildfire fund to offer relief

WWII Vet finally honored




Tuesday 1/8/2008

10 Country: John Shoots the Wind

Candidates win online

Flint River Cafe is open for business

Is banishment constitutional?

Lee Co. Sheriff Harold Breeden will run again

More charges, arrests in two county pot growing operation

Moultrie Police searching for stolen guns

Patriots topple Dougherty again

Police believe phony $100 bills are being made in Albany

Rams slay Dragons

S. Georgia man wins obesity battle to join the Guard

Task Force takes on sign ordinance

Turner county safety employees demand changes

Vick transfers to Leavenworth; could get out early




Wednesday 1/9/2008

2008 Wildfire outlook not good

AFD trains on monster fire truck

Albany Tomorrow may reduce membership fees

Area funeral parlors pay fines for minor violations

Cheney touches down in Good Life City

Citizens sound off about healthcare costs

City corrects overtime problem

Crime Fighting Funds Cut

Delays expected for some early tax filers

Downtown Redevelopment Approach

Downtown Riverfront District Underway

Economic development and job creation top legislators priority lists

Frozen construction project blights neighborhood

Horne announces for Lee Co. Coroner

I-185 plan tops Albany's transportation needs list

Peanuts pay bill, but check comes up short

Phoebe financial audit shows strong increases

Phoebe to study joining Georgia Trauma Network

SPD Chief leaves post

Tough night for local college teams

Valdosta burglar behind bars

Workforce training needed for disabled graduates



Thursday 1/10/2008

2008 Lee Co. budget preparations underway, will firefighters get more manpower?

Adopt a duck, help end hunger

Blazers coach earns another national honor

Bring that Picture ID to the voting booth

Cold medicine can be dangerous

Darton baseball has high hopes in 2008

Emergency crews prepare for possible severe weather

Fraternity chooses Albany

Georgia C.O.O. wants tax change plan studied

Honoring Martin Luther King

Police: Suspect faced drug charges in Georgia

Rams sweep Kentucky State and cold shooting dooms VSU on the road

Susan Wyatt's Federal sentencing postponed

Two month old found badly beaten

Underwood trial delayed, no money for defense attorneys

Valdosta plant tries to help displaced employees

Valdosta woman turns 106

When severe weather hits, are you ready?




Friday 1/11/2008

Baker Co. storm brings back bad memories

Blood supply low

Bridal Expo leaves Civic Center

Chehaw Frontier Festival underway

Circus coming to town!

Death penalty trials delayed

District Attorney declines charges

Former VSU student sues University

Isaac Wooden turns life around at Albany State

Larger incentive for turning in dog fighters

MCLB Albany satellite fire station construction starts

Mentally Ill and guns

New Jersey fugitives caught in Valdosta

Patriots sweep Cougars

Pilcher ready to pack his bags for Bainbridge

Restored face restores faith

South Albany Teen Shooting

Students battle with their minds

Valdosta Mayor, City Council sworn in

Walls stays with Blue Devils

Wheat the hot South Georgia crop for 2008



Saturday 1/12/2008

1 teen dead, 2 others arrested in Albany shooting

Saturday Night High School Hoops 1/12



Sunday 1/13/2008

Thief steals truck, crashes through fence


Monday 1/14/2008

AF, VSU team up to train nurses

Albany Kohl's gets ready to hire

ASU player earns SIAC honors

Board hires former bus manager as consultant

Colquitt Co. parents charged with child cruelty

DCP to stop speeders in city

Economists say Georgia already in a recession

Endangered birds make a trip over south Georgia

Funding cuts cripple Georgia's drug task forces

More charges for counterfeit money suspect

Nicholls man killed in Ware County crash

Pecan Warehouse Fire Rages

Pilcher hired by Bainbirdge

Reed Bingham Rangers search for eagles

Second Tifton bank robber arrested

South Georgia Drug Task Force arrests four

"Super speeder" legislation could be a life saver

Thieves steal jewelry from Mall customer

Turner County EMS director arrested

Unemployment rate reaches high

Valdosta State basketball teams sweep North Alabama

Water gushes from tower

Westover football team mourns death of freshman lineman






Tuesday 1/15/2008

10 Country: Danielle's Big Break

An inventor solves a great dilemma for women

APD Restructures districts

Camilla smoke puts some at risk

Commissioner questions drug agent's status

Deerfield-Windsor baseball teammates heading in different directions next year

Distribution center expands in Lee County

Elderly man stabbed to death

Fire at CCSI destroys more than 10 million pounds of pecans

Fire set ash into neighborhoods and canceled classes

King Day event helps Albany's Civil Rights Museum

Lady Blazers winning streak reaches double figures

Man assaulted at East Albany library

New security cameras add to courthouse security

NRA-backed gun bill fast-tracked in the Georgia Senate

Pecan warehouse fire cuts school short

Rams, Lady Rams knock off Westover at home

School system settles lawsuit

Session starts with veto overrides

Slow down on Westover!

Suzie's Friends fights stray epidemic

Violent Crime Up in Albany

Warning: Watch where you chop

Weaver announces as candidate for judgeship

Wildcats, United Way have winning game plan for students

Women learn to fight back



Wednesday 1/16/2008

Albany woman scammed out of thousands of dollars

Americus residents deal with sleet

APD gets new cameras

Assault victim remains critical

Babies, Babies Everywhere!

City wins major bid in Valdosta land auction

EDC wants to keep Target happy

Funding approved to make new hospital more storm resistant

GA Sheriffs look for action from state legislature

GovDeals is sweet deal for the county

Murder victim's daughter speaks out

New downtown Albany business opens bright & early

Obama's South Georgia Headquarters

Ocilla man charged with father's murder

Titans still looking for first ever region win

Two arrested in counterfeit bust

Tyson Foods helps South Georgians

Valdosta releases plan for purchased land

VSU secondary coach leaves for West Georgia




Thursday 1/17/2008

Albany Church Arson Arrest

Albany man dies of injuries from assault

Albany State falls at Benedict

ASU performance center backed by Governor

Board of Regents reverses VSU expulsion

Church prays their stolen van is returned

City of Ashburn returns a favor

Four charged in beating of Americus man

Georgia Peanut Farm show shows 2008 optimism

Lee Co. man stabbed multiple times in head and chest

Lee County breaks ground on new development

More arrests made in Lee Co. marijuana growing operation

Online music a growing market

Overcoming gangs by organizing

Smoke causes trouble in Mitchell County

SRH demolition rolling along

Syracuse Prof. speaks about Dr. King's message

Turner County makes important decision

Valdosta airport opens runway expansion

Westover's Anderson following the family baseball tradition



Friday 1/18/2008

Albany Pastor arrested for burning church

APD bids farewell to veteran officers

Deerfield-Windsor will finally get a challenge

English to Spanish Medication Translations

Friday Night Basketball Scoreboard 1/18/08

GA Teachers to get raise

Hay bale fire brings traffic to a halt

Lady Blazers ready for top 25 showdown

Pastor arrested for setting his own church on fire

Researchers produce bio-diesel fuel from peanuts

South Georgia's Blood Supply Critical

VSU may pick up another SEC transfer

Woman teaches women to live a balanced life





Saturday 1/19/2008

Nationwide canned beans recall

Don't get burned using a space heater

Youth group uses their voices to give back

Sunday 1/20/2008

Darton adding wrestling team

Thomas County dogs need rescuing from rescue shelter

Elderly woman killed in Bainbridge house fire





Monday 1/21/2008

Adel City Councilman works to take back his neighborhood

Albany Mayor throws support behind Obama

Albany woman dies from burns in house fire

Alpha's March @ Albany State University

At the state Capitol, a fresh push to loosen gun laws

Camilla pecan fire continues to burn

Chief Justice offers inspiration to dreamers

Commissioner wants barrier for Beef O'Brady's

Copper theft and fire in home construction

Copper theft suspect caught on rooftop

Dreamers awarded at King Day Celebration

Food Bank and GA Power team up

Habitat is building on Dr. King's dream

King Day Program held at Civil Rights Park

Lady Tornados showing big improvement after winless season

March through Albany honors Dr. King

New Bill Would Strengthen "Move Over Law"

Prayers for community peace lead off march

Supporters march for King in Sylvester

Thirteenth annual MLK celebration to kick off at Albany Civic Center

Tifton man charged with Nashville murder

Two children, adult killed in two weekend fires in Georgia



Tuesday 1/22/2008

10 Country: Michael's Hidden Art

11 year old boy arrested for razor attack

Barack Obama opens Albany HQ

Braves GM visits Albany

Car seat installation requires care

Clinton describes possible White House role if wife elected

Community lends a hand to an Albany family in need

Darton softball signs big recruiting class

Dollar General armed robbery

Dougherty hands Monroe first road loss and Westover sweeps Cairo

Eleven south Georgians indicted in major drug ring

Enigma woman critical after being struck

Feds want help finding counterfeiters

Homeless men arrested in filthy vacant building

Medical expansion takes step forward

Mobile EKG will save lives

Obama supporters kickoff campaign in Albany

Rams split at Lane

Rocky day on Wall Street

Sports program aims to keep disabled students healthy

State Insurance Commissioner pushes proposed bill

Thomasville wants more airport customers

Tifton waitress strikes gold

Wilcox two-way football standout heading to Tobacco Road



Wednesday 1/23/2008

Albany man arrested for rape and assault

Child porn trial gets underway

City codes don't address commercial structures

City offers Warrant Amnesty

Crimewave: Four deaths in four weeks

DCP to stop city speeders

Deadly Ty Ty house fire believed to have started in kitchen

Economist: State could be facing recession

Effort being made to count GA's homeless

Falcons believed to be ready to hire Jaguars defensive coordinator

GA Forestry prepping for 2008 wildfires

Huckabee looks to pick up Thompson support in Georgia

Hurt deputy has friends back home

Jones heading to Ole Miss

Kia comes to Albany looking for workers

Library should be complete in late 2008

Low mortgage rates should attract buyers, refinancers

Quail Unlimited Hunt sets up at Darton College

Safety programs came from girl's murder

School still shocked by freshman death

Southern Baptists will be scarce in Atlanta's convention

Special Needs bus crash in Valdosta

State lawmakers question official on p-card use

Titans knock off Atlanta Metro

Ware High begins career academies





Thursday 1/24/2008

ABAC student charged with murder

American Legion's National Commander Visits Americus

Charitable giving drops significantly

Copper price make irrigators vulnerable

Cops prepare for pot farmers

Doctors get a boost in C.O.N. spat

Former Homerville Housing Authority sentenced

Four way stop receives mixed reviews

Georgia's largest one time employment effort comes to town

Lady Eagles knock off Deerfield-Windsor girls

Moody AFB begins project to save water

One Person Dies in Bypass Wreck

Rams swept in the Bluegrass

Recent rain helps, but...

Reed Bin, gham appeal dismissed

Teachers study American stock market

ViewPoint: Insurance rate hikes justified?

Wildcats snare top flight receiver

Witness testifies about hard drive





Friday 1/25/2008

Advance voting begins Monday

Americus hospital loses, but wins also

APD officer to run for Dougherty sheriff

Argument ends in hospital, jail

Brandon Thompson headed to Clemson

Cairo girls force logjam in 1-AAA standings

Circus likes CC venue just fine

Coutu kicks for NFL at Senior Bowl

Darton baseball postpones Saturday opener

Dougherty County leaders continue joint preparedness training

Ketchup bottle time capsule discovered at ABAC

Quail Unlimited Celebrity Hunt has big economic impact

Record breaking coonhound wins dog of year award

Red Star planes take to South GA skies

SCRT team: No charges for drug agent

Secretary of State issues scam alert

Sonny slashes water center $

South Georgia Women Inducted Into Hall of Fame

South Georgians give stimulus package thumbs up

South Georgians round-up rattlesnakes

Sumter County is quail country, too

Valdosta Fire Department searches for tips

Valdosta State ready for conference foe West Alabama




Sunday 1/27/2008

Car seats save countless lives

Victory parade in Valdosta

VSU holds Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Woman's body found in freezer, husband charged


Sunday 1/27/2008

Early voting begins Monday

Albany business man arrested for drug charges

Lee County boy needs transplant money

Teens party like rock stars in Albany

Thieves steal hand gun from Albany business

Vienna mayor resigns




Monday 1/28/2008

Albanians participate in advance voting

Albany citizen runs for Dougherty County Sheriff

Albany moves closer to cable competition

City offers Warrant Amnesty

County boards need candidates

County partners with Marines for EMS

Crime concern causes statue removal

Early voting begins Monday

Early voting goes well in Lee County

Early voting popular in Thomas county

Free rides for voters

Government rests in Lowery trial

Lee County boy needs transplant money

One dies in house fire

Quail crew leaves happy

Rivals Terrell Academy and Randolph-Southern split basketball doubleheader

SGMC offers free cancer screening

South Georgia family reacts to State of the Union

Stolen motorcycles recovered

Top flautist visits South Georgia

Valdosta fundraiser to benefit quadriplegic

Wear Red for Women proclaimed by mayor

Well known Albany property owner faces drug charges in Columbus

Worth County woman was likely beaten to death



Tuesday 1/29/2008

10 Country: Tommy's Free Lunches

A deadly day on Albany bypass

Arts groups priced out of venues

Butler reaches Super Bowl peak for Climax

Cumulus honored for community service

Dougherty Co. health dept. encourages everyone to go "red"

Five farmers fall victim to thieves

Georgia Cotton Conference is in Tifton

Lawmen want you to move over

MySpace could help Valdosta police fight crime

New details on the drug arrest of an Albany businessman

Pedestrian dies after being struck on Bypass

Police lock down VSU Fine Arts building

Prop gun prompts VSU lock down

Propst believed to be Colquitt County choice

Rams sweep Monroe and Knights roll on the road

Rams win in double overtime

Son remains in jail while mother recovers in the hospital

South Georgian becomes No. 2 in Iraq

Task force to combat ID Theft

Tift residents take advantage of early voting

Thursday 1/31/2008

911 mapping system underway in Worth County

Ag water scene "Could get ugly in a hurry..."

Albany Church Is Growing

Andrew College President Sworn-In

Another downtown organization leader resigns

Broadie Field getting a facelift

Cavs ready to tee it up for the spring

Cold shooting costs Rams first home loss

Delegates up for grabs in primary

Doctor Gordon remembered as compassionate

Jurors return 19 indictments

Jury has Lowery case

Lowery Verdict In: Guilty On All Counts

Man uses toy gun to rob diner

Parents hear about drug testing proposal

Pavo man charged with molesting a 12 year-old boy

Police warn of tax rebate scam

Robbery suspect arrested

Teen arrested after going to police

Teen incarcerated for threats

Valdosta Veteran gets her piece of the pie

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YMCA hopes to Activate America

Young Rams ready to open 2008 baseball season

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