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WALB News 10 Archives, November 2010

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 Monday 11/1/2010
APD investigates fatal shooting
Body discovered at Albany motel
Candidates make last minute push
City discusses HUD money
County to take control from Humane Society
Dept. of Corrections investigates death at Autry State Prison
Deputies monitor sex offenders this Halloween
Election officials prepare for a busy Tuesday
 Fight Hunger and Homelessness
 High School Football Scoreboard- Oct 29, 2010
 High school students earn while they learn
 Kemp gets out for last-day push
 Keown and Bishop rally in Albany before big day
 Keown makes last effort to talk to voters
 Leaders push SPLOST at Walmart Nathan Deal visits Tifton
 Sinkhole opens in Lowndes County
 The Albany Panthers bring back 5, hoping for more
 Thomas Co. man hits girlfriend in face with gun
 Tville hopes "On-Bill" loans will make city greener
 Two women stabbed
 Viewpoint: Chamber Chairmen on SPLOST
 Woman arrested after golf cart incident
 Youth group receives corporate help

 

 

Tuesday 11/2/2010
Austin runs hard against Marshall in the 8th
Barnes decries negative campaigning
City cracks down on loudness
College students conduct exit polling
Congressman Sanford Bishop feels confident about tenth term
Deal hopes good turnout will preclude runoff
Eleven people charged in gambling search in Moultrie
Funds coming soon for Tired Creek Lake project
GA stays Republican
Golf cart DUI crash under investigation
Huge Stakes in Fountain City Classic
Libertarian Gov. candidate Monds casts vote
Marine faces toughest battle yet
Mid-term Election Day
Number of residents denied BP money up sharply
Posey savors World Series win
Scott defeats Marshall
Storybook playhouse to be raffled for good cause
Thomas Co. expects over 50% voter turnout
Voter turn out strong in Lowndes County
Voters feel bombarded
Would government gridlock threaten economy?

 

 

 

Wednesday 11/3/2010

Albany Police search for man and woman
Blazers have plenty on the line against West Georgia
Blue Devils savor their own playoff win
Can bullying be stopped in school?
Construction continues on new Bainbridge ball fields
Deal keeps governor's mansion for the GOP
Dougherty continues penny-on-the dollar tax
Dougherty voter turnout under state average
Downtown Albany ready for Facebook & Twitter
Fatality on Hwy 82E in Worth Co.
GOP has plenty of muscle in GA
House District 153 has new leader
Mike Keown concedes 2nd Congressional District race
More South Ga. towns to allow liquor by the drink
New Albany Easter Seals ornament debuts
Pick up your campaign signs
Posey, Giants celebrate with fans
Rep. Sanford Bishop prepares for Washington return
Roy Barnes defeat likely ends his political future
Salvation Army extends deadline
Sanford Bishop wins close race
Second District race neck-and-neck
Sylvester Police: check your bank statements
Three young robbers get 10+ years in prison
Trauma bill fails across GA
Triathletes compete for a special cause
Voters react to Republican sweep
Worker rescued after earth cave-in
Worker safe after trench caves in

 

 Thursday 11/4/2010
A picture from the cotton fields to prison is worth $25,000
APD unveils new crime fighting tool -- Red Alert: Crime near you
Business owners aggravated by vandalism
Cold snap comes with fire fighter warning about heaters
Darton soccer riding high into district match
Daylight Saving Time ends with fire safety reminder
Deadly case of Strep getting around the valley
Dougherty School counselor on paid leave following DUI crash
Drew selected for Army All-Star game
Fire at Tville Y under investigation
Fountain City Classic family affair for FVSU's Lockette
Georgia town elects first African American Mayor
Get a flu shot while you're mall-shopping
Heard wins player of week award
Man still in hospital after trench cave-in
Medicare Part D is changing
Millions in Christmas Club funds becoming available
Noted Cuthbert artist returns home
Pedaling Pastor rides again
South Georgia farmers urged to apply for new assistance program
SOWEGA Council on Aging honors caregivers
Sylvester warns of widespread debit card fraud
Syrupmakers, Panthers ready for title battle
Trojans fall in season finale
Vietnam vet ashamed of poorly maintained veteran graves
Viewpoint: Bullies need to be taken seriously
Walk for Cystic Fibrosis cure
Wilcox County QB on verge of state record

 

 

 

 

Friday 11/5/2010
Black Friday three weeks away, but sales already on
Bricks create legacy in Lee County
Food for Thought - Restaurant Inspections – Sep. 16 – Sep. 23, 2010
Hartwell's Heroes host first fundraiser
Jobs outlook promising, but unemployment still high
"Love 4 Lottie" Walk-a-thon and fall festival this weekend
Nelson ready for VSU senior day
Sumter County Humane Society still needs help
Suspects ID'd in copper theft ring
Tea Party's Freedom Line sends message to Bishop
The new Phoebe Sumter tops off
Thomasville's Big Oak gets an HD camera
VSU uses 3D technology to train athletes
Young Valdosta man shot outside pizza store

 

 

 

 Saturday 11/6/2010
Big surprise for Tifton family in need
Blazers claim share of GSC title
Daylight Saving: a safety reminder
Georgia Heritage Festival held in Tifton
Mobile alert warned citizens about car break-ins
Princess Tea Party teaches etiquette
Rams win SIAC title in a thriller!
Truck strikes and kills Grady County child



Sunday 11/7/2010
Cavs earn shutout and claim district title!
Cold snap increases firewood sales
Georgia Southern upsets Appalachian State
Gunman targets Dougherty Co. Home
Lady Cavs suffer first loss, fall to Shelton State
Vagrants pose fire hazards as winter approaches
Ward Wright is cancer free
Westover knocks off Monroe at Hugh Mills

 

 

Monday 11/8/2010
2010 GHSA and GISA Playoff Schedules and Scores
 5th grade student wins Ready Georgia Kids contest
 Bank fraud widens to Albany
 Camp murder trial gets underway
 Commissioner calls for Ethics standards
 Commissioners consider day-reporting instead of jail
 Coolidge fire department receives generous furniture donation
 FL murder suspect arrested in Thomas County
 Great-grandmother wins $1M from Georgia Lottery
 Health Department opens shot clinic at Albany Mall
 Independent panel to share findings on Gulf spill
 It's that time of year to service heaters
 Local Pepsi Refresh Project needs your vote
 Operation One Voice rings out on Albany streets
 Power restored in Doublegate area
 School board race turns around in Brooks County
 School system promo set to air at movie theater
 Special Report: Pill Poppers, the prescription epidemic
 Spirit Day at Valwood School in Valdosta
 Teen dies after beating at Douglas County party
 Two candidates face each other in runoff
 Valdosta man wanted for stealing garden equipment
 Westover's Ericka Taylor bolts to state title!

 

 

 

Tuesday 11/9/2010
Commissioner speaks to college students
Darton students get a culture lesson
Do you recognize these armed robbers?
Feds offer gun law training
Flying modern day heroes
Huge marijuana grow house uncovered
Jazmin Moore loses cancer fight
Meth lab numbers increase in GA
Minala leads Lady Cavs to win
Motel robbery caught on tape
Motorist killed in Semi wreck
Opinions voiced at saggy pants summit
Panthers sign former Rams QB
Proposed coal plant in Early Co. moves forward
Teachers at three Albany schools questioned in CRCT probe
Troopers team up for Tots
UGA diver honored by SEC
Teachers at three Albany schools questioned in CRCT probe
Troopers team up for Tots
UGA diver honored by SEC
Jury seated in Jack Camp murder trial
Lady Rams roll into SIAC tourney
Landowner cleans up polluters' mess
Man's body found at hotel
Sex, drugs more common in hyper-texting teens
Westover wins another team of week

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 11/10/2010
Albany auto part maker recognized
Albany firefighters test hoses
Albany Police release more details about motel death
Albany radio station starts annual food drive
Arrest made in Valdosta Super 8 Motel
ASU Band accepts GA Dome invite
Backman still candidate for Mets job
Blazers not wanting to share title
Body found in ditch near Meridian identified
Busy day for baseball signings
Calhoun Co. Health Dept. has drive-through flu shots Nov. 17
Chase ends in fiery crash in Norman Park
Donalsonville Man Wanted for Stabbing 14-year-old
Feds propose graphic cigarette warning labels
Florida couple charged in marijuana grow house operation
Food Bank has to cut back on meat
MCLB cuts the cake
Morning wreck causes traffic delays in Lee Co.
 Pelham man killed in crash
 Propst shakes up coaching staff
 Pull your pants up in Cordele
 Super 8 motel robber arrested
 Teens deny guilt in deadly party brawl
 This bread feeds the soul
 University System Enrolls a Record 311,442 Students
 Veterans offered free meals
 Worth Co. teen reaches out to cancer patients


 

 

 

 

Thursday 11/11/2010

Albany Vets honored on their day

Albany woman moving after bullet fired through front door

APD issues alert for missing teens

Applebees honors veterans

Bee forum includes killer bees

Bluffton farmer doing good turkey business

Bowens picks up player of week

Charges filed in deadly Mitchell Co. crash

Darton runners go for records at nationals

GOP welcomes defectors

Group gives hope to homeless veterans

Irwin Co. band invited to perform in the Sugar Bowl

Lee Co. Chamber celebrates success

Lee County prepared for playoffs

New committee will oversee TAD

Nixle alert system is popular

Ocilla police offer arson reward

Peach State turns to GOP

Pediatric specialist travels to Albany

 

Phoebe Northwest offers wellness program

Police believe armed robbery was a set-up

Prosecution rests in Jack Camp murder trial

Realtors will pay $60k for housing discrimination

Remembering the fallen and lost soldiers

 

Reward offered in Ocilla arson

Signatures of two Veterans remind others to be thankful

South Georgia World War II veterans honored

Special Report: Going gator hunting

Thomasville, Ocilla honor their military veterans

GA Chief speaks to Rotary Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday  11/12/2010

80 dogs seized in Sumter Co. now available for adoption
Albany Marine undergoing cancer surgery
Clinch Co. wildfire sends smoke to south Georgia
Colquitt Commissioners may discuss chase policy
Eagle scout candidate's special project
Employee assaulted and robbed in Valdosta
Food for Thought - Restaurant Inspections Nov 3 - 11, 2010
GA chef earns state honor
Hunger and homelessness sleep out
Jury finds three guilty of murder in Jack Camp case
Jury has Camp murder case
KADB gets national recognition
Leesburg traffic congestion improved with Robert B Lee Drive
Moody AFB hosts air show Saturday
More Clinch County fire photos
South Georgia experts welcome death penalty requirements review
Students learn about real agriculture at school
Three found guilty of killing father of ten
Tiftarea's Albritton signs with VSU
Tville Kiwanis may sponsor Honor Flight
Tville senior homes honor their own Veterans
VPD responds to morning robbery
West Alabama rallies past Valdosta State
Wildfire burns Clinch County swamp

 

 

 

 

Saturday  11/13/2010
Albany honors area Veterans
ASU's Jennings to compete for D2's highest award
Chili run encourages healthy lifestyle
Church holds Youth Jam for community
High Cotton Yard Sale spans 65 miles
Panthers ink WR Savage
Playing baseball blind
Smithville supports local cancer patient
SUV strikes, injures Lee County teen
Wrong-way chase ends in crash

 

 

 

Sunday 11/14/2010
Albany woman suffers multiple stab wounds
Buster Posey welcomed back to FSU
Division 2 playoff brackets released
Dogs rescued from puppy mill ready for adoption
Food giveaway draws hundreds
Thomasville soldier killed in Afghanistan
Two shot in Albany Sunday morning
Westwood strolls by Curtis Baptist

 

 

 

Monday 11/15/2010
Albany Neighborhood Watch organizations saluted
Arabia Bay swamp burns 780 acres
Bank sends out new debit cards
CSX to repair Thomasville Dawson Street crossing
Dougherty County Commissioners say no pay raises
East Albany home torched by vagrants
Get your black Friday savings now
Golden Corral salutes America's heroes
Gulfstream expansion to add 1,000 new jobs
Lincoln Avenue house fire under investigation
Lowndes' Allison Coulter heading to VSU
Mayors meet to discuss safety plans
Pecan crop is healthy but smaller this year
Posey wins rookie of the year
Sherwood hosts GA Baptist Convention
Smoke and fog lead to bad driving conditions
Smoke from Clinch Co. wildfire could keep some indoors
Smoke-closed Roads are re-opened
Some landowners worry about wildfire
State looks at more than 100 complaints in CRCT investigation
Teen hit by vehicle still critical
Too dry to burn
Tville Fire & Rescue builds its own burn building
WALB Food Drive this week
War from the Homefront: MCLB
Wildfire smoke creating dangerous conditions for drivers
Worth Co. Murder UPDATE
Worth man murdered in his home

 

 

Tuesday 11/16/2010
Albany man gets 20 years for child molestation
Along came a Spider...
County finishes 6 of 11 high priority flooding improvements
Darton gives soccer team big sendoff
Day-reporting is cheaper than jail
Dougherty Co. Storm Water Improvement list
Drivers have difficulty with wet roads
Family remembers their soldier who died helping others
Griffin signs with Georgia Southern
High schoolers attend Rising Leaders Rally
Man charged with exposing himself on I-75
Miller County wins team of week award
Misleading Medicare mail out targeting seniors
Missing Ashburn residents located
More people speak out on saggy pants
Moultrie business bounces back despite arson fire
Moultrie man charged with burglary, arson
Nursing school slots in high demand
Panthers excited about 2011 SIFL schedule
Pepsi Refresh Project donates money to Lily Pad
Police search for hit-and-run suspect
Project Shield targets truants
Rain is not enough to suppress wildfire
Thanksgiving click it or ticket crack down
Tville Salvation Army needs bell ringers

 

Wednesday 11/17/2010
Albany teen arrested for sleeping in drive thru
Another suspect charged in Resendez mass-murders
Arsonist sets two fires
Bank of America awards $15,000 grants to Valdosta organizations
Bishop won't support Pelosi
Blazers, Lions meet again in playoffs
Call center employees donate 10,000 pounds of food
DCSS discusses member ethics
Douglas authorities want 'Jon Jon' Thompson
Get to the back of the bus
Henry County man charged in death of foster child
Holiday shopping underway in Thomasville
Increased security includes Southwest GA Regional Airport too
Lady Canes win season opener at ASU
Man shot at Albany apartment complex
Mayor's Motorcade helps mental health patients
New Lee Co. Heritage branch takes shape
No sign of South Georgia foreclosures slowing
Retailers optimistic about a strong holiday season
Stanfill looking forward to Dolphins honor
Tville doctor is next president of GA Medical Association
UPS to hire about 50,000 for holiday season
VSU lands Bainbridge catcher

 

Thursday 11/18/2010
A taste of culture through international education week
AFD investigates suspicious fire
Albany Gang Task Force notes drop in violent gang crime
Albany Police seize items in burglary investigations
Albany screens new PBS documentary
Bainbridge community coat drive already warming people up
Carjacker sentenced to seventy-seven years

Cotton ginning in full swing

Customers sue WG&L and the city

Darton beefs up its technology

Darton soccer falls in overtime

Daughter Gives the Gift of Life to Her Mother

DCSS salutes parents

FDA: caffeinated alcohol drinks are unsafe

GA cases of animal snake bites up according to Vets

GSC honors Dean and Dean

Interstate wreck snarls traffic

Man breaks window to save family from fire

Moore returns to player of week award

Motorist cautioned as holiday travel starts

Police search condemned house for body

Robbers shot after armed citizen uses his weapon

Sireno: We've got room to grow
Special Report: Good Snake, Bad Snake
Syrupmakers ready for playoff tested Eastside
Third man charged in slayings of 5
Toys for Tots donations are low
Troopers investigate two pileups
Two more South GA Democrats may switch
Westover hoops face tough opener


 

Friday 11/19/2010
18-point buck killed in Worth County
Albany Tech's grads are in demand
APD Deputy Chief will retire
Career fair offers employment opportunities in GA
Chamber honors Albany businesses
Darton advances to consolation final
DCP officers pitch in to help
DOT re-opens S.R. 37 and S.R. 11 in Lanier, Clinch
Exchange Club honors Firefighter, Paramedic of Year
Fallen hero Chihuhua will come home Sunday
Food for Thought - Restaurant Inspections Nov 10 - 17, 2010
Freedom rider returns to protest focal point
Georgia opens 2011 against Boise State
Investigators bust huge two-state burglary ring
Lowndes Co. officials seek solutions to sinkhole
Pennies for Puppies thief gets 30 days
Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival kicks off in Tville
Police search for trailer load of pecans
Road block nets a dozen in arrests
Salvation Army kicks off kettle campaign
Santa Claus in town!
Some small businesses are thriving
Two Albany men charged with armed robbery of card game
Valdosta demolishes house in designated revitalization area
Valdosta Police continue searching for human remains
WALB to carry ABC programs on 2nd Channel
Westover students make commitment to graduate

 

 

 

Saturday 11/20/2010
APD seeks leads to find suspect
ASU's White and Jennings earn SIAC top honors
Hot day for Christmas trees sales
Lady Cavs get back on track with blow out win
Lee County still needs votes for special needs play park
Marine Corps honors its family
North Alabama puts a stop to the Blazer's season
Police search for gunmen who targeted Tifton business

 

 

Sunday 11/21/2010
Event canceled at civic center
Gift card sales up this year
Police search for Northwest Albany shooting suspect
Soldier's body returns home to Thomasville
Teen killed in Philema Rd. crash
VSU and ASU boast multiple All-Conference Players

 

 

Monday 11/22/2010
Albany teen shot during card game in fair condition
Attapulgus man killed in 3-vehicle wreck
Bond hearing held for Sunday Blombergh's husband
Charities raffle off miniature Habitat house
Donate your deer to charity
Downtown Albany church offers helping hand
France and Atlanta to announce partnership
GA Senators challenge health care law
Ga. Supreme Court OKs death for cop shooting
GMC Yukon rolled over while exiting liberty expressway
Lakeland man accused of setting car on fire
Lee Co. Attorney's law license suspended
New Sherwood Films "Courageous" completes editing
PACE offers teachers legal representation during CRCT invest.
Say goodbye to the Georgia High School Graduation Test
Special Report: Busting Internet Predators
Split Supreme Court ruling for embattled school board
Swamp fire could affect Thanksgiving travel
Thomasville wants to make their water "greener"
WALB Food Drive donations delivered to Salvation Army
Weed allergies high in southwest GA

 

 

 

Tuesday 11/23/2010
120 dogs seized in raids
Albany commissioners outlaw saggy pants
Albany makes top 100 most dangerous cities
Arrest made in Black Jack arsons
Arsonist sought in Clinch County fire
Autopsy must tell how tased man died
Boy Scouts deliver Thanksgiving food
Car crashes into building
Cracking the Texting Code
DOT Road Closings
Fatal wreck happens in Tift Co.
Funeral and flag parade set for fallen Tville hero
Georgia Forestry looks for arsonist
Harvey's takes a bite out of hunger
Investigators raid two locations for suspected dog fighting
Knights earn team of week award
Lady Eagles open with win
Lady Lakers swamp ASU women
Lakeland police chief resigns
Man crashes into an Albany convenience store
Man dies shortly after being tased by police
Man shot in his Albany apartment Monday night
MCLB Marine returns from Afghanistan
Police call off search for human remains
Rested Rams ready for Wingate
Salvation Army serves Thanksgiving meal
Sherwood inherits old Coke plant
Singing Christmas carols for the Salvation Army
Special Report: Internet Sex Predators
Spinks signs golf scholarship at Troy
Thanksgiving meal, clothes handed out in south Albany
Three Albany city employees win gift cards
Traffic light study could ease congestion
Traffic to be heavy on Georgia roads
Unbeaten Wildcats ready for Memorial Day
Volunteers help Food Bank box food for distribution
Westover sweeps Albany High
Young hospital patients get a special delivery
Young Tift Co. mother killed in car accident

 

 

Wednesday 11/24/2010
ABAC staffer receives lifetime award
Albany starts youth indoor football league
Albany woman's mysterious death investigated
Americus boat plant will re-open
APD, Cadets reach out on Thanksgiving
Bulldogs face #1 Carver in quarterfinals
D. A. studies dog fighting case
Darton shootout starts Friday
Deerfield-Windsor football success starts early
Family goats are missing
Firebomb killer sentenced to life
Gang member indicted for murder
GBI investigation continues into police tasing incident
Long lines aren't just at the mall
Puckett kicks his way to Player of Week award
Retailers prepare for holiday sales
Special Report: The Cat Lady
Thanksgiving eve was busy for grocery stores
Turkey frying can be dangerous
Weather snarled air travel

 

Thursday 11/25/2010
ASU faces unknown dangers with Wingate
Festival of lights to shine bright
Home sweet home for Colquitt County
Lee Co. church feeds the hungry on Thanksgiving
Teen injured in van crash
Thanksgiving day shopping; a growing trend

 

Friday 11/26/2010
Albany native lives through flood and explosion in Nashville
Early birds grab the deals on Black Friday
Group caught burning nearly 500lbs of copper wire
Motorcycle club making holidays extra special
Police charge suspect in car dealership burglary
Police find missing Cairo woman
The roads were busy on Black Friday
Tville group hopes to bring joy to grieving children

 

Saturday 11/27/2010
Cancer patient has a dying wish
Community reaches out to cancer patient who helped others
Crimes take no Thanksgiving break
Georgia Southern soars to win over SC State
Man drowned in pond after boat capsized
Rams buck Wingate, advance to round 3

 

Sunday 11/28/2010
Man dies after Worth Co. wreck
Man injured in Tifton shooting
Survivor speaks in memory of friend who drowned

 

  

Monday 11/29/2010
Africanized bees still under study in Dougherty Co.
Belts bought to keep pants on waist
Boaters rescued on Flint River after foggy night
Bronze Star winner goes about civilian life
City puts up its tree
Commissioner is no fan of Cyber Monday
Dougherty County mans' missing goats found
Georgia declared agriculture disaster area
Justice Nahmias campaigns in Valdosta
Police arrest man in stabbing death of Ga. woman
Police search for murder weapon in deadly domestic dispute
Police: Ga. man steals car, begs for gas money
South Georgia teacher campaigns for Pepsi grant
Stand Up Again to provide to 1000 food boxes
Time for basketball at Deerfield-Windsor
Trial begins for former Archbold President & CEO
Valdosta Police search for shooter