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WALB News 10 Archives, January 2009

 

Thursday 1/1/2009
Businessman says people are supportive of Crosses

Carbon Monoxide detectors required in new homes

Emancipation Celebration in Albany

Grady County Woman Found... Family Celebrates

More arrests in gang shooting

Troopers out in full force

 

Friday 1/2/2009
A Cyclone heads for Wild Adventures

Albany man attacked and cut

Albany Museum of Art break in

Albany State basketball offers free admission

Civic Center lineup in 2009

Fire destroys Lee County kitchen

General Assembly convenes in 10 days

Here's to a better 2009

Job Link Winter Bundle Sale

Lott says code, not religion at heart of cross debate

Marshall and Edwards sworn in to office

Murder trial begins Monday

New Year's Jamboree Schedule

Reward offered in Brooks County animal cruelty case

Special coding for your bullets?

Time to refigure average rainfall?

Truck collides with tractor

Turn that tree into mulch

 

Saturday 1/3/2009
Albany man found severely injured

Arrests made in Tifton brutal beating

Economy causes consumers to cut back on medicine

Tifton woman inspires others to donate

 

Sunday 1/4/2009
Gun gets into the wrong hands

High School Basketball Scoreboard: 1/3/08

Mobile meth lab busted in Turner County

Tuskegee sweeps Albany State

 

 

 Monday 1/5/2009

2008 Sales OK Thanks to Holiday Shoppers

48th Brigade prepares for deployment

Albany 911 Operators send a message

Albany Dougherty EDC hires a new president

Arrests made in Sycamore meth bust

Bell to be buried in Americus

Commissioners sworn into office

Common thread in indoor marijuana growing operation pleads guilty

County leases property to ADICA

County names assistant administrator

East side restaurant robbed at gun point

F-16 fighter jet finds a new home

Garner staying put at UGA

Group wants to get kids in school, keep them there

Gun owners, shops see ammo shortage

Local business leader laid to rest

Local stars to play for Wildcats

People in Shellman live long lives

Still no luck in the search for body

US automakers issue dismal sales reports

Valdosta Transit Public Involvement Meeting scheduled for Wednesday

Worth firefighter fights flames at his home

 

 

 Tuesday 1/6/2009

Albany attorneys see bankruptcy cases skyrocket

Albany State splits with Lane

Albany's sewer system will need price upgrades

APD Chief job draws many applicants

Can Fullerton serve ably as both Representative and Commissioner?

Cat dies as a result of animal abuse

City gets ready for heavy rain

Commissioners to evaluate employees

Do GA state dog laws go far enough?

Domestic violence cases are increasing

Downtown crosses removed

DTV coupons could be hard to come by

Georgia Forestry wants you to plant trees

Girl killed by three family dogs in Thomasville

IRS warns of new scam this tax season

Man reports home invasion robbery

Murder defendant blames drug dealers

Murder suspect says drug dealers killed child

Professor: Gaza violence rooted in poverty

Remerton noise levels may have to change

Should businesses pay a "sign deposit"?

South Georgia plant halted

The FBI is hiring

Tornadoes take down Dougherty and Westover holds on for win

Woman attacked by dogs in Decatur

Young girl killed in dog attack

 

 

 

 

 Wednesday 1/7/2009

21 Storage warehouse units burglarized

Are you cutting back on luxury services?

Bainbridge woman still in hospital after dog attack

Blighted properties still a nuisance

City of Albany implements hiring freeze

Civil rights icon dies

Dedicated fire fighter is honored in Valdosta

Early morning storm leaves damage in Dougherty, Lee

Griffin Bell remembered for public service

GSW swept at Armstrong Atlantic

Lady Blazers shut down Flagler

Less cash, more cremations

Mayor, Studl exchange words through editorials

Musgrove brothers arrested in Florida

New maestro selected at Valdosta State

Plans to close Southwestern State Hospital

Potential homeowners reach out to Habitat

Pre-dawn storm slams Albany and Lee County

Robbery surveillance video released by Police

School bus driver stops for downed cable

Soilberry testifies child beaten in botched dope deal

Stafford, Moreno to leave Athens for the NFL

Storm closes Chehaw, rips Stuart Av. neighborhoods

Storm rolls across Albany, into Lee Co.

Storms cause heavy damage at Dougherty Lee line

Thomas ready for new role with Lady Cavs

Titans knock off 21st Coastal Georgia

Two south Georgians arrested for grand theft

 

 

 

Thursday 1/8/2009
Another property tax bill on the way?

Archbold's Southwest Georgia Dialysis Facility Ready for Patients

Are you cutting back on luxury services?

Bainbridge Team Lean kicks off

Blighted properties still a nuisance

City prepares for suits against property owners

Civil rights icon dies

Class sizes allowed to increase

College offers free second language courses

County leaves hiring option open

GA Dept. of Labor quick at putting unemployed to work

GSW swept at Armstrong Atlantic

Jury returns guilty murder verdict

Lady Blazers shut down Flagler

Mayor, Studl exchange words through editorials

Rams snap streak at Kentucky State

Smoltz ready to sign with Red Sox

South Georgians worry as gas prices rise

Storm clean up continues

Storm damages zoo portion of Chehaw, rips Stuart Ave. neighborhoods

Sylvester Police seek info on phony check gang

Three arsons in Cairo...still no arrest

Times running out and so are waivers for DTV converter box

Titans knock off 21st Coastal Georgia

Two south Georgians arrested for grand theft

VSU quarterback to miss 2009 season

 

 

Friday 1/9/2009

10 year old Dougherty County boy arrested for check forgery

Archbold's Southwest Georgia Dialysis Facility Ready for Patients

Blackshear playing catch-up

Blazers welcome Crawford back for GSC opener

Chehaw's Zoo ready to re-open

City won't pursue charges against Studl

Domestic murderer gets life + 10

DTV transition date could be delayed

Equipment failure causes ethanol plant to close

Food for Thought- December 18, 2008 - January 7, 2009

Gun-shooting robbers arrested

Health Department wants you hooked on health

January is cervical cancer awareness month

Longest serving APD officer retires

Marauding dogs were not rabid

MCLB Major General participates in inauguration

Mental health closings will hurt emergency departments

Palmyra wins CON approval, Phoebe to appeal

Palmyra wins its Certificate of Need application

State may raise smoke tax by $1

State takes action after gas price complaints

Suicidal man leads police on 30 mile chase

Suspect identified in December's Troup Street shooting

WALB News 10 Archives, January 2009

Westover cruises at Monroe

Woman crashes car into Valdosta city hall

 

 

 

Saturday 1/10/2009

Gaining financial freedom

Guests robbed in Albany motel

Man robbed and stabbed in east Albany

Mother left home and didn't return

 

 

Sunday 1/11/2009

Albany State comes up short in Macon

Armed robber hit Albany Burger King

Basketball scoreboard: 1/10/09

BBQ restaurant catches on fire

Search continues for drowned fire chief

South Georgia names defensive coordinator

Valdosta State falls to Alabama-Huntsville

VSU women start off conference play with win

 

 

Monday 1/12/2009

Albany retailers do what they can in uncertain times

Arnold finally eligible

Ashburn learns a hard lesson from tornado

Coat donations still needed

Cockfighting in Mitchell County

Code Red didn't sound in Grady tornado

County honors fallen soldier

CPSC reassures, but some consignment shops still worried

Drag strip burglary discovered

Former Newton Mayor in court on bank robbery charges

Fresh Fit Start '09

Georgia's forecast calls for temperatures in teens

Had court business? Your personal info is on-line

High court upholds gang law

High hopes for Darton baseball

Johnson murder trial begins

Man suspected of child pornography kills himself in Thomas County

Meth suspect sought in Decatur County

Mitchell County hasn't forgotten tornadoes of 2000

Mother left home and didn't return

Murder trial of Albany teen underway

National Safety Council wants drivers to put down the phone

New charges filed against Troup Street suspect

Private school struggles

Programs for disabled face cuts

Ray City man attacked in front of his children

RiverQuarium to request restoration of funding from city

State Legislature comes to order

State may raise smoke tax by $1

Three men rob Valdosta Hooters at gunpoint

Three plead in TV armed robbery

Valdosta woman is unintentionally shot

 

 

Tuesday 1/13/2009

Albany storage warehouses targeted

Albany wants a more accurate homeless count

Antennas Direct bus tour rolls through Albany Wednesday

APD: Serial armed robbers target fast food restaurants

Citizens help woman when car catches fire

Court clerk pulls website plug

Fire destroys Norman Park home

Fresh Fit Start '09

Goodwill donations purloined overnight

Gurr says tough decisions need to be made

How much will it cost to demolish the Heritage House?

Juror excused from Albany murder trial

Lee commissioners consider Code Red System, truck route ordinance

Man suspected of child pornography kills himself in Thomas County

Masked gunmen rob Subway

MillerCoors to grow jobs with the help of Quick Start

Patriots sweep on the road and Tornadoes fall in overtime

Reporter survives roll-over wreck

Sheriff wants pit bulls out of Thomas County

SWGA peanut butter plant cooperates with salmonella investigation

Thomasville works to keep its hospital

UGA cornerback heading to NFL

Valdosta shooting victim is identified

Woman carjacked at Albany Mall

 

 

 

 Wednesday 1/14/2009

Albany Civic Center books three big acts

Albany police announce three arrests

Two Albany Police Officers suspended

Albany retailers do what they can in uncertain times

Albany Tech program ranks high in the nation

APD searches for men who broke into South Albany nightclub

ATI reflects on accomplishments

Cold weather brings dangerous temperatures

Farmers concerned about Ag credit crunch

Georgia Pacific announces cut-backs

GSW stuns Clayton State

Innovative TV antenna featured in Albany

Jets fly by Titans

Lady Cavs foul shooting leads to road win

Lee Coach humbled by Dugout Club induction

Pet owners handing over animals because of new ordinance

Rams look for turnaround in homestand

Sheriff wants to ban pit bulls, county commission resists

Some major crimes decrease

State parks take a hit from budget cuts

Sunday sales in stores? Voters could decide

Testimony in Johnson murder trial begins

Three Albany robbery suspects in jail

Valdosta waitress arrested for credit card fraud

Will state cut off college enrollment?

 

 

Thursday 1/15/2009
33rd Annual Ga. Peanut Farm Show held in Albany

Albany Fire Training center's first exercise

Albany murder trial testimony ends

Albany Tech helps MillerCoors with Quick Start

Animal group raises awareness of exposed pets

Arctic chill brings dangerously low temperatures

As you bundle up, check your pipes, too

Blazers sweep Wolves

Budget cuts impact state employees, technical colleges

Citizens help woman when car catches fire

City takes on new lobbyist

Darton baseball signs international recruiting class

Economy takes a toll on Miss Thomasville pageant

Father of child killed by pit bulls talks

Fresh Fit Start '09

Georgia Power looks to reduce staff

Georgia safety stays with the Bulldogs

Local stars staying home for Darton softball

Madeline's Mission encourages organ donation

MCLB Celebrates MLK Day

Meigs family escapes burning home

Police search for wreck passenger

Reed Bingham to host Buzzard Day Festival

Valdosta fire fighters test 3,000 hydrants

Van driver killed after slamming into truck on Hwy. 82

 

 

 

 

Friday 1/16/2009

111 Dougherty students make their way to D.C.

A sixth case of salmonella linked to Blakely plant

Albany Circuit City to close

Albany Circuit City will close

Albany Police warn youths about gun crime punishment

Albany teen sentenced to life for motel murder

AmeriCorps Cadets will serve on MLK Day

Arctic Blast sends dozens to shelters

Civil Rights Institute slated to open

Food for Thought- Restaurant Inspections- January 8 - January 14, 2009

Former Doerun city clerk is accused of stealing city money

Freshman contributing from Lady Blazer bench

From worst to first for Albany High Squaws

Georgia's had five bird strikes involving aircraft

Goddard Federal lawsuit over

High School Basketball Scores January 16, 2009

Home invasion leads to sexual assault

Mayor joins NAACP on slavery apology

Uncle arrested for child abuse

Where do the homeless go for shelter during the day?

Wildcats general manager leaving

Wreck passenger still wanted by police

 

Saturday 1/17/2009

Circuit City liquidates

Protecting outdoor pets from the cold

 

Sunday 1/18/2009
Albany State basketball splits with Paine

FDA trying to crack salmonella outbreak

High School Basketball Scoreboard: 1/17/09

Lyndon Johnson Jr. sentenced to life plus five

Peanut Butter Recall Grows

Valdosta State sweeps North Alabama

 

 

 

 

Monday 1/19/2009
 
Braves close deal with closer

Civil rights movement hero says "dream is coming true"

Cooper Tire has begun to dismantle its Albany plant

Fire destroys two Grady County homes

Golf clinic teaches sports, life skills

Habitat is "building on the dream"

Mitchell County man kidnaps wife

More products recalled as Blakely plant investigation continues

Restaurant serves up inauguration specials

Second person in Coffee Co. wreck dies

Skaters have fun and learn to say no to drugs

The IRS is encouraging you to file four 2008 tax return electronically

Volunteers clean up Albany for MLK Holiday

 

Tuesday 1/20/2009
Albany celebrates and honors Martin Luther King Jr.

Albany restaurant offers Inauguration deals

Carter's Peanut Brigade recounts 1977 inauguration

Darton golf signs Lowndes star

Fire injures elderly man

Georgia 300 delivers Obama, Biden to Washington

Hahira students witness America's progress

Lady Cavs roll by Andrew

Merry Acres students watch history in action

MLK Showcase Scoreboard

More retailers pull peanut butter products

Patriotic start for Live Oak students

Thomasville kids inspired by President Obama's Inauguration

Titans knock off 21st Coastal Georgia

Valdosta Housing Authority honors new homeowners

VSU Baseball ready to go

Want some cash for your old car?

 

Wednesday 1/21/2009
Albany cinema owner changes CEO

Albany State sweeps Lane

Albany woman running for bus hit by car

Ammo shortage seen in South Georgia

Bypass shooting investigation continues

Cummings earns GSC honors

Darton soccer coach honored by NSCA

Fire guts South Albany home

Firefighters work around the clock to put out fire at peanut warehouse

High School Basketball Scoreboard: 1/20/09

Horse hit by truck in Dougherty County road

Keaton leads Bobcats over Hurricanes

Lady Trojans coach concerned with complacency for her team

Many Cooper employees are choosing to end their employment early

Moody Airman Dies in Training

More than 125 products are recalled in peanut butter investigation

Plains Welcome Center on Perdue's cut list?

Riverquarium wants money from county

Smithville is boiling

Valdosta's State of the City Address is accessible to all

Vikings baseball duo headed to different states for college

Will new Terrell County Jail open its doors?

 

 

 Thursday 1/22/2009

A federal complaint is filed against a Blakely plant

Arson warrants issued

Dogs affected by Salmonella too

Fire at Farm Commodities creating smoky mess

Fitzgerald man almost suffocates in huge bin of peanuts

GA's unemployment numbers at 26 year high

Georgia flood maps will soon change

Girl Ambition inspires young girls

MCA first to implement new coating process

Mother of man killed in Police shootout has questions

One pleads guilty in south Georgia corruption case

Peach tree crop withstands cold temperatures

Product Recalls

Rams blow big lead in loss to Kentucky State

South Georgia abuse cases increasing

Tax Relief grant cut, homeowners may pay more

 

 

 Friday 1/23/2009

31 million pounds of peanut butter recalled

A mother's tough mission

AT&T donates to help kids finish school

Blazers get sweep over West Alabama

Bypass ADDU shooting to be part of future training

Colquitt softball standout signs with ABAC

Commission to discuss contracts for top employees

Dennison signs again for her teammates

Drug Agent Shot Himself

Former UGA QB enjoying new pastime

GBI report says ADDU agent shot himself

Hundreds of middle school students converge on ASU Campus

Low mortgage rates have more refinancing

Nearly 500 Cooper Tire employees terminated

Patriots get payback against Cougars

Pet of the Month

Quail Unlimited benefits seen in South Georgia habitat

Sylvester business is saved from fire

Sylvester fire is still smoldering

Woman wanted for arson in custody

Young boy wanders off, returns safely

Young College students return from Washington

 

 

 Saturday 1/24/2009

Albany women learn about Multiple Sclerosis

Search for a Coffee County man scaled down

Train show pulls into Albany

 

 

 Sunday 1/25/2009

Airmen return home from Baghdad

Albany Tech beats Truett McConnell

Darton beats Truett-McConnell

GA gas prices good news during tough economy

High School Basketball Scoreboard: 1/24/09

PetSmart Voluntarily Recalls Grreat Choice Dog Biscuits

 

 

Monday 1/26/2009

2nd Annual Blazer Blast a home run

APD wants citizen help to fight crime

Burglary investigations lead to drug arrests

Caterpillar cutting jobs and hitting home in Thomasville

Commission talks about crime, business

Committee says no to RiverQuarium request

Council helps disabled people transition to employment

County retains two top employees

Dougherty County flood plain maps reworked

Economist: Job losses will cause a vicious cycle

"Fireproof" DVD hits stores Tuesday

Fire Commissioner Oxendine tours state to promote heater safety

Former NFL star returns to Albany for YMCA

FSU coach learning while he waits

Inspection reports from Blakely plant reveals violations

Lady Cavs ready for showdown at Middle Georgia

Man leads deputies on a chase across Florida line over a purse

Minimal Lift equipment reduces injuries

Oxendine identifies peanut fire cause

Pot found at Miller Brewing plant

Rams hope new faces will lead to return to SIAC baseball throne

Shayon Green headed to Miami

Shooting at Waffle House sends innocent woman to hospital

Smithville residents deal with bypass woes

Thomasville Waitress robbed

Valdosta Technical College receives major grant

VSU Splits with Montavallo

Warnings of increasing numbers of uninsured drivers

Wash your hands, cut the spread of germs

Woman killed in Thomas wreck

 

Tuesday 1/27/2009

Alabama men arrested for Americus arson

Are you taking care of your pet?

Blakely plant knew their product raised salmonella flags

Bonus for Seniors?

Buy your Barack Obama Inauguration DVD

City approves funding for RiverQuarium

Cordele's Norbord employees safe

Educators say school nurses too vital to lose

Elderly citizens don't want budgets cuts

Four High School students caught breaking into homes

GSC baseball coach pick VSU

Leaders come together to keep kids in school

Lee commissioners say yes to Grand Island study, truck route ordinance

Lee County schools open doors to the community

Methamphetamine addicts face diminishing treatment options

Moultrie police on the lookout for 'Bonnie and Clyde'

Peanut plant sent out product that tested positive for salmonella

Peterson murder trial begins

PREP Academy in Thomasville breaks ground

Quail Unlimited participation off a bit in 2009

Richardson ready to move to FSU defense

Students get early start on financial success

Studl says cross should be an attraction downtown

Three teens arrested in puppy thefts

Tight times boost over-the-counter sales

Two men arrested after Waffle House Shooting

Unemployment brings new challenges

 

 

1/28/2009
17-year-olds: Adults or Juveniles?

Albany businessman injured in accidental shooting

Albany splits with Thomasville on senior night

Darton golf looks for strong start in spring schedule

Economists: Southwest GA economy won't see quick recovery

Fallout from bad peanut butter may reach criminal level

GSW women end long drought

Is fundraising too stressful in this economy?

Lady Cavs keep rolling along

Lee County sweeps 1-AAAA swimming

Moultrie counts its homeless

Museum of Art discontinues plans for downtown move

New Middle School will open in Lowndes County

Property owners may get good news

Rams bring magic wand to sweep LeMoyne-Owen

School tries to balance its budget

Source: Investigators find four kinds of salmonella

Super Bowl dream comes true for Americus native

Super Sunday will draw DUI checks

Taxpayers group wants taxes cut for seniors

Thomasville Waitress robbed

Thriving in Moultrie

Valdosta plans for major improvements to roads

Woman's body found in Walmart parking lot

 

 

 Thursday 1/29/2009

Albany Police Officer arrested for sexual assault

Baconton Charter softball standout makes school history

Blakely plant apologizes, denies lab shopping complaint

Business owners tired of vandalism

Catholic schools are celebrating this week

Dawson Road Krystal robbed at gunpoint

Duck Derby benefits Valdosta food bank

Eateries anxious for Super Sunday

"Fair Pay" bill signed into law

From Americus to the Super Bowl

Georgia sends linemen north

Lee death investigation continues

Local runners take short trip to Darton

Man arrested after fleeing Worth deputies

Peanut farmers concerned about future after contamination

Power bills to rise, seniors get help

Rams split at Miles

South Albany tackles crime and poverty

The Big Read is coming to Albany

Titans rally for OT win

Valdosta conducts annual homeless count

 

 

 

 Friday 1/30/2009

American Legion National Commander visits Albany

Bishop says economy work is done at "break neck pace "

Bypass shooting victim funeral Saturday

Darton drops season opener

Food for Thought- Restaurant Inspections- January 22 - January 28, 2009

Governor wants easy access to flu shots

Lady Blazer basketball team keeps streaking

Lady Trojans are back in first

Reed Bingham Park celebrates bald eagle hatchlings

Roundup your rattlesnakes and head to Whigham!

Salmonella outbreak now reaches criminal level

Scam Alert: Text message wants your credit information

School system stresses importance of pre-kindergarten

South Albany tackles crime and poverty

Valdosta's mayor encourages new perspectives

Wildcats roster takes shape

Winter Classic brings economic boost to South Georgia



 

 

Saturday 1/31/2009
Digital deadline still February 17th
One group calls for federal tax reform
Recession hits the farmland too
South Georgians experience homelessness first hand
Swimmers take polar plunge for cash
Two arrested for animal cruelty

 

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