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WALB News 10 Archives November 2008

Saturday November 1, 2008

Democrats continue to rally for votes
Dougherty police look for armed robber

Fighting fires save lives from flames and crime

Jobs cut at Sumter Regional East

Albany State beats Fort Valley

Georgia's U.S. Senate candidates are blanketing the state



Sunday November 2, 2008

Bainbridge native making impact at SSU

Blakely woman fatally stabbed

Bowl future uncertain for Auburn

Copper thieves strike again in Albany

Georgia ready to move forward

Mitchell deputies capture alligator

Religious issues help voters decide

Valdosta State ready for Southern Arkansas

Will early voting help ease long lines on Tuesday?




Monday 11/3/2008

13 year old girl reports rape

A child and grandfather recovering from fire

Albany woman reports gang knife attack

APD needs the community's help with armed robbery

APD will police elections

Blazers pass their way to win over Muleriders

Campaigns hit the street

County to participate in TAD

Easter Seals Reveal New City of Albany Ornament

Election day preps underway

Family of teen charged with murder demonstrates for leniency

Father charged with shooting daughter's boyfriend

Flakes shares SIAC offensive award

Future holds new Jobs in Meigs

It's Lights, Camera, Action in Blakely!

Lee County election officials prep for busy Tuesday

Man found dead in his Sumner home

Patriot Guard Riders cruise for veterans

Poll watchers to help voters in Lowndes County

Registered sex offender ordered to move

Study: Valdosta, Lowndes should consolidate schools

Two times is too many times

Valdostans make last surge for votes



Tuesday 11/4/2008

Albany Obama Headquarters hosts celebration

Albany officials call voter turnout 'heavy'

Chambliss faces strong Martin challenge

City and county throw support behind Cooper

Explosion causes big scare in downtown Albany

GBI Bomb squad investigates explosive device

Hardin leads SW Circuit DA race

Judge Linda Peterson acquitted of all charges

Lowndes, Valdosta rescuers prepare for disaster

Man arrested for robbing and beating Tift County woman

Mardi Gras Albany to expand

Poignant night for older African Americans

Prine is new sheriff in Lowndes County

Restaurant sign turns off some diners

Rucker Smith wins another term in SW District

Sheriff Paulk wins Lowndes Commission Chair

Should Valdosta, Lowndes schools consolidate?

Still no suspects in Sumner murder case

Tifton man gunned down on the street

Timing is everything at Dougherty polls

Voters crowd Lowndes County polls

Voters line up early across Dougherty County

Work to resume on the Moody Family Housing project



Wednesday 11/5/2008

10 Country: Jimmy stops history

Albany State needs to put Wildcats in rear mirror

Albany store robbery surveillance video

Chambliss and Martin prepare for another four weeks

Doris Canon

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

Group will study Albany toxins

Hackers delay results in Lowndes County

Hattie Wade Middleton

Justices use Lee County case to change kidnapping law

Lee County Sheriff elect gives employees notice

Lowndes voters turn out in record numbers

Misty Carter Warrington

Murder victim did have TPO against ex-boyfriend

New vaccines may stop prostate cancer

One dead in rural highway wreck

Pearson teen killed in crash

Pelham Pre-Release Center to shut down

Pilcher downplays return to Thomas County Central

Police issue murder alert for former jailer

Presidential election carries special meaning in SWGA

Rainfall Gauge

Rebuilding houses at Moody Air Force Base

Remerton bars could soon close earlier

Runoff for Commission Seat

Senate race will continue into December

Statehouse mix changes little

Thomas leads Lady Cavs to road win

Thousands in stolen jewelry recovered in Fitzgerald

Waycross man killed in crash

Young voters flood polls to support Obama



Thursday 11/6/2008

Are you consuming Dirty Ice?

Brooks County rolls into playoffs with win over Albany

Errant peanut wagons disrupt power

Fair workers robbed in Albany street

Family grieves over loss of murder victim

Former jailer arrested for murder

Happy Birthday, Leathernecks!

'Heroes' will adorn Red Cross calendar

Homeowner shoots burglary suspect

Lady Cavs ready for another tournament test

Law enforcer still searching for hacker

Phoebe will control new Americus hospital

Randolph-Southern ready for battle with Terrell

SCA's "Big Train" pulls into award station

The City of Albany is looking for a new police chief

Truckers get a fuel price break

Valdosta Outback to host Ataxia fundraiser

Younger steps down as top cop




Friday 11/7/2008

Albany High observes Veteran's Day

APD Chief signs severance package

Businesses don't want to see Cooper Tire go

Darton College student resident hall construction underway

Food for Thought- October 30 - November 5, 2008

Grass fire threatens Dougherty homes

Man arrested for 6 church burglaries

Man held up at Albany bar

Moultrie city worker gets a shock

Museum doesn't want mule barn

Number two isn't bad for Sylvester company

Original Flying Tigers meet at Moody

River front greenspace protected

State will get into effort to save Cooper plant

Subway fire underway investigation

Turner murderer gets life sentence

Water pipe rupture causes problems in Moultrie

When can I shoot?

Worth Chairman has age issue

Worth County Toddler Drowns in Pool




Saturday November 8, 2008
Albany Rescue Mission feed more with less

Albany State wins big in a shutout

Darton headed to Nationals

Early exit for Southwest Georgia Academy

Fire destroys home in Moultrie

Fred Dalton Thompson

Harley riders revved their engines for vets

Miles of deals stretch across SWGA

Roberts College Football Picks November 8, 2008

Special Blue Star Memorial dedication

The city of Moultrie has water again



Sunday November 9, 2008

Albany State headed to playoffs

Blazers learn playoff opponent

Civil War commandant remembered

Fire ravages Albany home

Stay warm for less this winter

Veterans services honored in Dougherty County


Monday 11/10/2008

Albany soldier killed in freak accident in Iraq

Albany's City Manager details how Chief's replacement will go

Bank employees honor South Georgia vets

Cairo ready for playoffs

Colquitt Co. Wants a finger biter

Cops can see clearly now

County adopts a Cooper resolution

Darton soccer grabs #1 seed

Dawgs, Tigers battle in blood drive

Eight Thomas Co. residents victimized by identity theft

Faircloth murder trial begins

Fullington makes the GISA playoffs

Georgia prepares for a grayer future

Habitat thieves scared away

Healthcare plan for county still undecided

New Chamber President is on the job

Obama paraphernalia in high demand

Record enrollment at Georgia colleges and universities

Special Report : Make yourself Depression Proof

Spike in gun sales may be linked to Presidential Election

Students will become part of history

Suspect Leads Police on High-Speed Chase

Third time a charm for Hubble's?

Three Teenagers Arrested in School Parking Lot

Wildcats open 2009 with rival Firecats




Tuesday 11/11/2008

10 Country: Vicki's Special Approach

Albany gun sales increase since election

Albany Habitat gets its own home

Albany State Police to host firearm legal workshop

Albany State, Turner Job Corps honor veterans

Baby twirled on Internet video like a wet rag

Civil Rights Institute should be open soon

Counterfeit payroll checks cashed at Albany store

Dry weather increases grass fires

Group travels to Cooper Headquarters to make pitch for Albany

Investigation continues in Sumner murder

Lee commissioners say no to Gingerbread House

Organization that helps others needs a helping hand

Presidential election excite students

Seasonal job outlook is bleak

Self-Sufficient survey looks at Georgia's poverty rate

Senate candidates want national figures in Georgia

Stingley not returning to Wildcats

Sylvester students salute Veterans

The search continues for a Lee County chase suspect

Thomas University honors Veterans

Thomasville brings momentum to playoffs

Vets play golf for a good cause



Wednesday 11/12/2008

$1.89 gas in Bainbridge!

Albany City Manager explains why severance deals are good business

Armed robber sticks up Tifton pharmacy

ASU students polling voters

Blazers face tough road in title defense

Body of Albany Private returns

Cell Tower in Bainbridge may not happen

Chamber hosts Rise N' Shine Breakfast

Chambliss welcomes Republican Senatorial Committee

Charity hopes for a good year this season

Christmas Club Accounts making a comeback

College economics classes gain interest from students

Deerfield-Windsor golfer headed to Valdosta State

Door-Buster Special? This deer wants to shop

Faircloth murder trial continues

Flood zone maps change in Georgia

Holiday Mail for Heroes program begins

Jackets get rematch with Gators

Lady Rams place three on SIAC volleyball squad

Methodist ministry feeds families

More South Georgians selling old gold

New APD Chief may be named next year

New jobs coming to Albany

New technology ensures better patient care

No challenges in Medders Worth County victory

Primus employee suspended while voter investigation continues

State's city and county managers meet in Albany

Student claims he was slapped by teacher

Trying to avoid the cold...

Valdosta State University contributes to world record push

Veterans need work too


Thursday 11/13/2008

Albany Police car damaged in officer domestic dispute

Alert issued for Americus man

Blazer QB shares GSC rookie honor

BREAKING NEWS: Smithville Issues Boil Water Order

Brooks County baseball star signs with UGA

Buy Albany

Chain Reaction Crash Slows Traffic

Companies that take in metal for cash are hurting

Copper thefts down in Albany

Coupon Man

Dougherty County Jail Inmate Commits Suicide

During the holidays police encourage you to lock up!

Faircloth convicted, sentenced

First responders get a trial run at a dangerous situation

Glover doesn't shy away

Governor takes Georgia's drought to a higher power

How can I help?

Irwin County deputies catch escaped prisoner

Law enforcement gets help from Phantom Rescue

McCain coming to Georgia to pitch for Chambliss

McCain in ATL for Chambliss rally as election results are certified

Non profits get lesson in fundraising

October initial unemployment claims up 75 percent

Rams secondary bracing for Pioneer air show

Robert's Playoff Predictions-November 14, 2008

Sherwood Christian hoops sweep season openers

Sonny questions Florida argument in water wars

Store clerk robbed at knife point

Thomas U. soccer ready for postseason play

Win Tickets to See Disney on Ice - Contest Rules

Worksite wellness promoted to business

Zenon runs to another player of week honor




Friday 11/14/2008

Cooper considers which plant to close

Albanians pack the heat

Albany Fire Department awarded FEMA Grant

Albany murder trial begins Monday

Albany State season comes to a halt

APD needs your help to catch a wanted man

Armed Man Locks Himself in Bathroom

Christmas Clubbers have cash

Dougherty basketball game re-scheduled

Dougherty Jail inmate suicide investigation continues

Early Evening Wreck on US 19 Slows Traffic

Firemen collect gifts for hospitalized kids

Food for Thought- November 5 - November 12, 2008

High School Football Scoreboard 11/14/08

Home heating costs may decrease this winter

It's a special day at Northview Valdosta Hospital

Jason Townsend headed to Alabama

Low petrol price makes drivers happy

School kids learn about drug police dog

Smithville Issues Boil Water Order

South Georgia pecan growers watch credit crisis

Special Olympics in Moultrie

Woman shot walking on Acorn Street

Worth County senior signs with Wichita State



Saturday 11/15/2008

Albany car wash collects cans

Albany industry says high health care costs getting worse

Bainbridge man injured during Meth explosion

Gas tanker overturns on Highway 27

Georgia defense holds off Tigers

Georgia U.S. senate race runoff

Grady man shot and killed

Latest medical equipment saves more lives

Reward offered for Tifton armed robber

Valdosta State advances past Carson-Newman

What's your blood sugar level?

Woman homeless after Bainbridge explosion


Sunday 11/16/2008
Animals received special treatment at Chehaw

Click It or Ticket kick-off

Drought conditions hurting nursery business

Fire season begins in Georgia

Fireproof keeps Albany movie ticket sales hot

Gas is below $2

Knowshon born to run

Tractor trailer collides with pick-up killing one

VSU looks for revenge





Monday 11/17/2008

Albany murder trial begins

ATC dedicates their new EMT building in honor of the man who started their program

Can You Help Albany Police Find Suspected Gunman?

Can you help us Feed the Hungry?

Christmas can't come soon enough for some

Church plan may create jobs

Darton gives Lady Cavs big sendoff to nationals

Discount retailers a silver lining this holiday shopping season

Dougherty employees get more choices in health coverage

Douglas police investigate several robberies

Early voting starts Tuesday

Fujifilm in Tifton closes Monday

Georgia Senate runoff may set a spending record

Georgians can get home heating assistance

Golden Corral salutes the military with a meal

Grady Co. woman killed in Sunday night crash

Johnson steps down at Lee County

Man shot dead by Moultrie Police Officer

Murder trial of three Albany men postponed until January

New radio station hits airwaves soon

Officers vow to protect and serve

Operation Christmas Child collections begin

Posey powers Waikiki to Hawaii Winter League title

Special Report : Are you part of an Airport Peepshow?

Two Dougherty County employees receive pay raises

Two Lee County baseball stars finalize college plans

Two robbery suspects caught on surveillance video

Two sports, one destination at Lowndes

You'll need to be a better credit risk to borrow



Tuesday 11/18/2008

10 Country: Roy the Motorcycle Gerontologist

Albany burglary ring busted

Albany Police Deputy Chief resigns

Candidate for Dougherty Commission receives endorsement

City commissioners want to outlaw sale of drug paraphernalia

Click It or Ticket spotlights rural roads

Educational bus tour makes a stop in Albany

Exposed pipes vulnerable to frigid air

Fall's first cold snap arrives

Four Albany men arrested in Montgomery

Harris leaving Southland

Homeowners want zoning changed

Indians, Trojans split season opener

Littleton enters guilty plea

New firing range opens in SW Georgia

November is peak for deer danger

One arrested after high speed chase of truck

Organization leader speaks on vital link for small minority biz owners

Put on your best Victorian gear!

Some holiday shoppers may charge now, worry later

Southland's Fowler signs with Ole Miss

Staying safe during the holidays

Technical Colleges Faculty Swap

The comeback of layaway

Vikings ready for Bradwell

WALB's Food Drive Continues




Wednesday 11/19/2008

AFD responds to East Albany blaze

Albany Recreation & Parks needs some holiday helpers

Albany Tech criminal justice program growing

Asbestos found at a South Georgia college

Bainbridge takes on sagging breeches

Bikers take a trip to give back

Blazers post another double-digit win

Blazers ready for return trip to Florence

Businesses review business in Albany

Clinton Campaigns for Jim Martin in Atlanta

Clinton, Gore to stump for Martin

Darton women post another road win

Dealerships working to keep sales afloat

Dougherty County Police answer food donation need

Education Stakeholders visit Dougherty School

Fitzgerald focusing on Henry County

Former Georgia coach shows their is life after football

Frigid temps grip South Georgia

Group opposes new GSW building

High school dropout rate down, graduation rate up

Instructional Specialists position approved for Dougherty County schools

Lady Cavs hope to make quick adjustment to tournament pressure

Lady Rams excited about regional change

Leesburg man wins $100,000 in 'South Cash'

Molotov Cocktail Sets House on Fire

Phoebe, P&G figure prominently in ADC meeting

Potential employers scout Albany facilities

Rams defensive lineman earns all-SIAC honors

Remerton wants alcohol ordinance input

Saving money on eating out

Taxpayers lawsuit ongoing

The Alliance for Progress wants to continue their work

Tift softball stars signs scholarships

VSU supports "Operation Christmas Child"




Thursday 11/20/2008

A family disputes what caused a fire on McCray Drive

Absentee post card requests cause trouble for election officials

Albany Gang Task Force warns holiday shoppers

Albany garage owner robbed

Albany job numbers aren't pretty

APD focuses on burglaries

Blue Devils ready for battle at #3 Newnan

Chambliss tour stops in Valdosta

Colder temperatures could put children in danger indoors

Deerfield-Windsor fullback blocks his way to weekly award

Deputy Chief Wilma Griffin will serve as interim chief

Gang Task Force committee issued holiday warning

Georgia's U.S. Senate race remains undecided

Georgia's unemployment rate 7%, highest in 16 years

Hand In Hand Primary gets a special visit

Lady Blazers remain unbeaten

Lady Cavaliers advance to national semifinals

Lady Rams volleyball fall in first round

Murder trial goes to jury

Packer golfers signs scholarships

Retired teachers will still get raises

'Smokeout' rolls around again

Thomas Co. sheriff says cuts won't prompt crime

Turner County staying focused



Friday 11/21/2008

AHS students become First Aid certified

Albany woman says she was dragged by school bus

Are you at risk for diabetes?

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Georgia "On Pause"

Coachmen Fitzgerald plant closes

Cold temperatures fueling firewood sales

Darton women reach finals

East Oakridge Subway robbed

Election offices hoping during early voting

Food for Thought- November 13 - November 19, 2008

Government extends unemployment benefits

How is your blood sugar?

Libertarian: No endorsement in Ga. Senate race

Mistrial declared in Albany murder trial

Phoebe aims to buy medical practice

Santa Claus is in town

South Georgia gas prices fall to a two year low

Stingley takes assistant job at Bossier Shreveport

The Red Kettles really need your help

'Totally Teen Zone' is off for now

Thomasville has its own red Kettles

Young Chefs in Thomasville receive gifts from Keiser Culinary



Saturday 11/22/2008

Flames ignite twice in an Albany home

HOP Festival in Albany

Jim Martin campaigns in Tift County for Senate

One dead in Crisp County accident

President John Kennedy's assassination remembered

Victim foiled attempted robbery



Sunday 11/23/2008

Black Friday deals start early

Body found in south Albany

Darton loses National Championship game

Hope for the Hopeless brings Thanksgiving early



Monday 11/24/2008

Albany senior center gets some much-needed help

ASU students plan to take a presidential trip

Baker County School Board election challenged

Bizarre Child Abuse Case in Thomasville

Chambliss comes home to vote

Columbus couple fight off robbery attempt

Cooper deadline approaches

Donated ambulances will aid EMS training

Economy spurs a repair shop renaissance

Fire blamed on cold vagrants

Fire tragedy averted thanks to barking Chihuahuas

Homeowners like proposed amendment to cap tax assessments

Knights look to put Tattnall win in rear view mirror

Lady Cavs gaining national rep as soccer power

Lee County firefighters investigate Smithville Road fire

Legislature may put tough restrictions on young drivers

Lowndes hoops split in Charles Cooper Classic opener

Murder case mistrial could cost taxpayers $5,000

State to give up Farmer's Market

Still no challenges against Medders win

Sylvester police serve Thanksgiving dinner

Texting: Slang all parents should know

Toys for Tots needs your donation

Tragic Death at Turner County Mill

WALB viewers help feed the hungry



Tuesday 11/25/2008

A Smithville woman gets a kitchen fright

Albany commissioners vote to get rid of drug paraphernalia

Albany Tech little ones help out in a big way

Be aware of turkey frying dangers

Car thief wreck ends in fire

Darton wins and Rams lose at Tulane

Downtown struggles to be viable

GA lawmakers to debate abortion

Georgia preparing for Jackets option offense

Increased grant amounts could increase biz downtown

Lee County vacant house burns

Nut Roll raises money for the Parks at Chehaw

Patriots, Indians split hoops twin bill

Pro-troop organization supports Saxby

Sarah Palin to stump with Sen. Saxby Chambliss

Should some elections be nonpartisan?

Terrell Academy ready for showdown with Thomas Jefferson

Westover Store burglarized

Wildcats hire new coach


Wednesday 11/26/2008
Albany restaurant robbed at gunpoint

Cadets prepare and serve meals to less fortunate

City leaders to meet with state delegation

Compulsive Overeaters struggle during Holidays

Davies selected to replace headmaster at Deerfield-Windsor

Defense by committee at Deerfield-Windsor

Early run-off voting ends

Following in the footsteps of champions

Georgia's sex offender law hit by justices again

Law Enforcers Search for Missing Woman

Let the pros do the turkey!

Many companies are downsizing

Obama says he'll have economic recovery plan ready on day one

Official: At least 40 dead in Mumbai attacks

Picking a great tree

Red Cross helps burned out Valdostans

Sheriff's Office warns about lottery scam letters

Soccer team donates hams to Anchorage

South Georgia stores report better than expected sales

The joy of Thanksgiving cooking

Three Squares Diner robbery caught on tape

Travel decrease expected

Unions fume over Chambliss

Valdosta State enjoys blowout win over Florida Memorial


Thursday 11/27/2008
Black Friday comes early

Firefighters work, celebrate Thanksgiving with second family

Hundreds are treated to meal by One Heart

Investigators look for clues in woman's disappearance

More than 2,500 provided Thanksgiving feast in Dawson

Spare Change?

Turner County set for quarterfinals

What are you thankful for?



Friday 11/28/2008

Albany Fire gives Mother a Scare

Black Friday for small businesses

Black Friday looked bright at Albany Mall

Christmas Tree sales not affected by economy

Fire closes Steak and Shake for few hours

Holiday Shipping made easy

Indian-Americans react to Mumbai terrorism

Lee County declares war on illegal dumping

Robbery Task Force activated

Two hurt in Dougherty County crash



Saturday 11/29/2007
ASU sweeps Miles

Buster Posey receives Dick Howser Trophy

Crisp firefighter still recovering from accident

Drought hurts South Georgia quail

High School Basketball Scores: November 29th

Low Carb vs. Low Fat

Recession proof chili

Santa is on display at Thronateeska

South Georgians help Toys for Tots

Special prayer said in Albany temple for Mumbai




Sunday 11/30/2008

Albany car goes up in flames

Fight leads to stabbings in Albany

General Claudia Kennedy endorses Jim Martin

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