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WALB News 10 Archives, May, 2011


Sunday 5/1/2011
Albany arson investigation underway
Bin Laden Dead
Early afternoon wreck sends two people to hospital
GSP investigates Hwy 82 accident
Lady Rams claim GCAA Tournament Championship
Late run lifts Stillman over ASU in tournament championship
Open Arms celebrates National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Pelham Police make another drug bust
UPDATE: ATV Fatality
Volunteers help build special needs play park
Westwood track teams double up on region titles!



Monday 5/2/2011
2 killed in Lee Co. crash
AFD: Weekend fires are arson
Air passengers speak on Bin Laden, safety
Albany Marine earns national recognition
Albany woman reacts to Bin Laden's death
ATV accident brings up safety concern
Bin Laden operation is a feather in military's cap
Exclusive ABC video of Bin Laden compound
Fliers weigh in on OBL operation
Former MacGregor building rented out
Four arrested in check fraud scheme
GSP will analyze fatal wreck
Lockette still hopeful about NFL
Lowndes catcher wins SAOTW
Lowndes, Tift Co. win state golf titles
MCLB Albany elevates security after Bin Laden death
Meteor streaks across Georgia and several other states
New reservoir bill concerns tax-payers, conservationists
Osama's death is celebrated from the White house to Waffle house
Paddle down the flint this summer
Professor: Popularity bump won't last Obama long
Some travelers concerned after Bin Laden's death
Special Report: Rolling Warfront E-R
Water restrictions have changed
Westover offers High Tech program
Westover's Lewis and Monroe's Burks staying close to home



Tuesday 5/3/2011
9/11 forever altered air travel
Albany Rescue Mission needs roof help
Church helping Alabama tornado victims
Commissioners discuss APD take-home policy
D.A. requests funding for community prosecutor
Darton baseball needs help for state tourney
Darton softball honored for championship season
Dougherty Co. jail bookings
Dougherty County Sheriff Deputies ready to help tornado victims
Henry glad to be home at Darton
Local churches help storm victims
Man found not guilty of murder after 2009 shootout
Man remembers cousin killed on 9/11
MCLB Officers' Spouses' Club awards scholarships
Monroe girls storm to region track title
People are getting their shoes repaired
Relative of 9/11 victim reacts to Bin Laden's death
Reservoirs could take S. GA water
SCRT investigates fatal Lee County crash
Slow-moving wildfire burns in Okefenokee
South Georgia Red Cross helps north Georgia
South Georgia responds to storm victims states away
T'ville hosting Home Smart classes
Twin sisters arrested for burglary
VSU Tennis Team flying high into Nationals
Westover boys track ready for state
WG&L approved to buy natural gas



Wednesday 5/4/2011
Armed robber suspect nabbed in Tift Co.
Bear captured in Waycross neighborhood
Dougherty County is working to prevent teen pregnancy
Douglas bank robbery suspect at large
Fitzgerald plant helping malnourished kids
GA peanut butter headed to storm victims
GA vet collects cards for troops
Gov. Deal signs bill creating mental health courts
Grand jury indicts two men on murder charges
Labor Department offers resume help
Lee County works to balance the budget
Mail carriers will collect food on postal routes
Man found not guilty of break-in where boy was home alone
Man shot in head
Off duty Tifton officer nabs car burglar
Phoebe Putney Hospital Board meets in exec. session for 3 hrs.
Police investigating death of Cordele man
PPMH wants a second DaVinci
Rapist gets 20 years in prison
Sherwood's Mitchell waits on new job
Should the White House release pictures of Bin Laden's remains?
South Georgia farmers grabbing up irrigation pivot alarms
Superintendent wants to field trip school system to Atlanta
Surviving an EF 5 TornadoTCC's Drew chasing discus record
Teen charged in robbery of her grandfather
Thousands expected in Fitzgerald for free Christian concert
Tift County's Covington signs with Clayton State
Woman killed in Crisp Co. rollover crash



Thursday  5/5/2011
Albany Firefighters to host safety education day
Cameras up and running soon at Hudson Dockett
Chamber hosts Empower Albany Summit
Colquitt Co. collision leaves 2 dead
Covington promoted to head coach at Sherwood Christian
Darton baseball ready for tough challenge
DNA leads to rape suspect's arrest
Field Day for Westover and Albany
Firefighters work to help kids
Health District reports chicken pox
Is your Internet connection safe?
Leaders support community colleges
Lee County opens state playoffs Friday
MCLB begins '101 Days of Critical Summer'
MCLB stands down for summer safety

Men of Distinction celebrate success
Mitchell Co. students, parents react to Chickenpox outbreak

National Day of Prayer was celebrated in Albany on Thursday

Ocilla mom says Arsenic in water to blame for cancer
Police officer charged with child molestation
Retired Fitzgerald firefighter killed in car crash
Special Report: Wi-fi Dangers
Teachers honored at Albany Tech
Teen crime rises with unemployment
Teen joblessness worries law enforcement
Two men arrested stealing from garden shop
Two people killed in Colquitt County crash
Valdosta meth lab bust
Valdosta meth lab bust forces evacuations
Valdosta takes part in National Day of Prayer
VSU softball going for three-peat




Monday  5/9/2011
Albany crash brings down power lines
Automobile hits power pole
Ben Hill county man suspect in wife's murder
Burglars take more $10,000 in property
CMN, Phoebe: "May is for Miracles"
Dead woman's husband wanted by authorities
Dougherty County leaders consider carbon credit sales

Drought affects golf courses, farmers
Early County's Crozier looks to help young Andrew College program
Engineering tech available in S. GA
Former Valdosta Mayor dies
Gas costs $1.00 more than 1 year ago
Group hopes to expand service to students
Healing hands blessed by clergy
Knights preparing to defend title
Man says robber shot at him
Mosquitoes hate dry weather too
Nanci Bowen holds annual charity golf event
Produce prices up, thanks to fuel, now irrigation
Salvation Army offers special bargains
Secret Service investigating check forgeries
Special Report: 'Animal Crazy'
Tift woman accused of conning churches
Too much there, not enough here
UGA's Ealey to transfer
Who should lead Sunday alcohol request?



Wednesday 5/11/2011
Arm wrestling legend passes
Arrested teen says he was defending himself
Boy killed in lawn mower accident
Can you name Chehaw's new Emus?
Chehaw babies need names

Digging Deeper: Where are the jobs?

Echols County man pleads not guilty to drug charge

Federal porn investigation leads to molestation charge

GHSA will reclassify schools

Hearing May 16th on complaint filed by FTC against Phoebe
Investigators recover weapon likely used in triple murder
Job seekers gather at ATC

Jordan Harris trial continues
Lady Blazers are off to regionals

Lady Tornadoes are going for three-peat

Lee County's Jones headed to ABAC
Local businesses were honored at annual breakfast

Monroe's Johnson heads to Augusta State

Murder warrant issued for Ben Hill Co. man
New Walmart opens next Wednesday
Packers split with East Coweta

Pelham's Thomas ends long drought
Postal workers fight hunger
Senior citizen apt. village shovel ready
So. Georgians step up for tornado survivors

T'ville engineers complete spillway design
Teen pregnancy called crucial community problem

Thomas Co. projects tax shortfall

Tifton woman killed in crash
Update: Tree collision victim Identified
Valdosta Police officer honored for saving man's life
Wreck survivor in serious condition



Thursday 5/12/2011
Accomplice testifies in Harris robbery trial
Albany ARC raises money at Mexican Fiesta
Boy killed in lawn mower accident
Critters make a stop at the nursing home
Darton softball players visit some little patients at Phoebe
Deeper: How has HOPE changed?
Emergency personnel prepare for hurricane season
Farm to Fork benefits sexual assault, child abuse victims
Hang glider injured in race at Jimmy Carter Regional Airport
Knights glad to be at home for round two
Nuclear Power plant issues concern GA commissioner
Overturned log truck closes Lee Co. road
Palmyra puts up a new sign
Ray City man charged with statutory rape
Rested Darton golf ready for nationals
School board fires 2 employee, decision may not stand
Special Olympics Torch run takes to the road
Special Report: Identity Thieves
Storm damage repairs continue for Albany woman
Three arrested in air conditioning business theft
Tifton to form crime fighting unit
Viewpoint: Darton College status change
VSU tennis cruises in national semis
Wakefest 2011 raises money for family
What's the real deal with HOPE?


Friday 5/13/2011
Albany ARC Break-In
Bin Laden Wanted to Kill Obama
Bush gives first public reaction to Bin Laden death
Businesses attend Industry Luncheon
Cartersville man popped in internet sex sting
Chehaw hosts Senior Citizen Picnic
Darton hosts Blackjack and Scholarships fundraiser
Darton names new baseball coach
Digging Deeper: Race to the Top and reassignments
Dougherty Co. jail bookings (May 13, 2011)
Douglas bank robber still on the loose
Early morning smash and grab at Albany ARC
Eateries say oysters are OK
Echols County celebrates carrot crop this weekend
Food for Thought - Restaurant Inspections May 5 – May 12, 2011
"Heaven Sent Me" author back in T'ville
Investigation underway in Tift County double shooting
Knights sweep to semis
Land repeats three-peat
Less rain could mean more wildfires
NAACP wants school staffer kept
One Valdosta hospital buys competitor
Principals play musical chairs
Special Olympics Torch comes to Albany
Students receive the gift of words
Thomas Co. emphasizes bike safety
Tift County man, woman shot
Valdosta hospital to buy out competition
Vandals target farmers, neighbors


Saturday 5/14/2011
Climax residents clean up after storm
Farmers plant crops despite no rain
Monroe girls thrice as nice!
Rap group sponsors peace effort
Sheriff's deputies get soaked at fundraiser
Tractor trailer crashes into car



Sunday 5/15/2011
Albany Firefighters put out kitchen fire
Ben Hill murder suspect in custody
Blazers' Men's Tennis Team wins Division II Title
Columbus ends Panthers' undefeated season
Drought causes safety concern for firefighters
Drug agents arrest prescription drug dealers



Monday  5/16/2011
Albany commissioner pushes for stronger solicitation ordinance
Albany commissioners discuss redistricting
Albany Marine cleared of murder charges
Albany Transit offering Walmart shuttle
All-Region honors for 4 VSU players
Bath salts are now illegal in Georgia
Craig Mathis pleads guilty in Lee County court
Darton golf stumbles in first round
Darton softball returns to nationals
Digging Deeper: New East Albany Walmart environmentally friendly
Emergency personnel put to the test
Flyovers turn up weed in south Georgia
Goodwill Southern Rivers opens new donation center in Lee Co.
Harris robbery trial jury deliberating
Hospital acquisition expected to be finalized in July
Investigators search for home invasion suspects
Man wanted for Florida murder arrested
Man wanted for Florida murder in Lowndes Co. jail
Murder charges dropped against Albany Marine
New East Albany Walmart brings more than new shopping
New Wal-Mart raises funds for Children's Miracle Network
Packers force game three
Sunday alcohol sales could make November ballot in Albany
Sunday Package alcohol sales may be coming to Albany
The solar power conference is tonight
Thomas Darling pleads guilty in Lee Co. child death
YMCA instructors encourage safe swimming

Thursday 5/19/2011
Americus Hall of Fame inducts six
Applicants optimistic after job fair
April Georgia jobless rate drops below double digits
Bank robbed in Adel
Burglar walks away empty-handed
Darton elimination game suspended
Darton golf falls to 11th
Deerfield Windsor icon prepares to retire
Digging Deeper: Small Business failure rate
Dougherty County honors fallen law enforcement officers
Drug agents seize thousands connected to drugs
Eppler condemns D. A.
Gaines signs with Trinidad State
Harris faces murder charges after robbery conviction
Hole in the Wall suspect on trial
Jury convicts Harris
Knights ready for Tattnall rematch
Marijuana discovered in Atkinson County
NOAA releases its 2011 hurricane forecast
Pastor spends two nights in Jamaica jail
SGC baseball off to district
Small business needs strategic plans
South Ga. woman nearly drowns in pool
Special Report: Hog Wild
Stratford blanks Lady Knights again
Town holds homecoming for car wreck victim
Update: GA preacher arrested for bullet in luggage
Viewpoint: MCLB machines save lives



Friday 5/20/2011
Air park dedicated to former president
Albany YMCA kids spread joy to Alabama tornado victims
Albany's Cinnabon owner's success continues
Ashburn preacher burned in fire
Baby deer survive when mother did not
Buy a truck and get a gun at Tifton dealership
"Change Bandits" help children
Child molester sentenced to life in prison
Coffee Co. truck collision is fatal
Crisp Co. youth organization receives federal grant
Darton falls in fourth game of day
Darton golf finishes 5th
Demond Wilson returns to So. GA
Digging Deeper: Property Crime trends
Do you hate gnats?
Dougherty Co. jail bookings (May 20, 2011)
East Albany businesses continue to thrive
EMS has new, modern HQ
Former chamber president passes
Gardeners need rain
Governor's Cup goes to Tifton
Hamilton leads Mid-Amateur

Hole in the Wall burglar pleads
Knights out joust Trojans, advance to state championship

Minister comes home after detained in Jamaica
Narcotics agents seize prescription drugs
Pastor airlifted after house fire

South Georgia heading to JUCO World Series
'Tagging' arrests made
The end is near?
TMZ: Macho Man dies in car wreck
Two men arrested for Albany graffiti "tagging"
Wildcat battle for Class A title
YMCA offers many summer programs



Saturday 5/21/2011
32-year-old earns high school diploma
Albany neighborhood furious over mailbox vandalism
All American Lumberjack show boosts economy
Firefighters give "burn the boot"
un-filled weekend in Downtown Albany
Panthers move to 8-1 on record setting night
Robbery by force injures Albany man




Sunday 5/22/2011
Dawson fire burns near sports complex
High speed chase ends in crash at Fort Benning
Panthers bring back Alton Pettway
Police investigate quadruple shooting


Monday 5/23/2011
ABAC names interim PR chief
Airport officials discuss Master Plan
Albany Judge under investigation
Albany hosts redistricting meeting
Artists and designers: The state wants your creativity
Bainbridge teen brutally stabbed, on life support
Click it or Ticket campaign kicks off
Colquitt's Taylor signs with Indian River
County teams with GT for small businesses
Deputies find car in creek
Digging Deeper: Reapportionment in south Georgia
Extreme heat requires preparation
Firefighters assist in controlled burn
GBI probes potential domestic violence case involving Albany judge
Kmart Shoplifter
Parkview rallies for split
Southwest GA has connection with Joplin Devastation
Street light costs ad up
Teacher charged for leaving child in car
Three arrested after county sex offender check
Two Albany businesses burglarized
UGA Day in Albany
Vehicle rear ends Lee school bus
Worth Co. dog attack could have been prevented




Wednesday 5/25/2011
"100 Days of Summer HEAT" in full effect
$5,000 reward offered in Worth Co. Arson case
10-day old puppy rescued from pipe in Worth County
Business, police get tough on downtown crime
Children Advocacy Centers recognized
City passes Sunday alcohol sales bill; voters decide
College helps students find jobs
Combine catches fire; neighborhoods evacuated
Crisp Academy coach discusses his mentor
DCSS Board backs up
Digging Deeper: Oprah's impact on So. GA
Downtown merchants thank Albany officers
Dry South Georgia roadways plagued by wildfires
Field, woods burn near Plains
Flowers foods announces three-for-two stock split
Homeowners on private wells encouraged to treat water
Lester shares SIFL weekly honors
Man bites woman on the neck and steals car
Murder trial continues for Lowndes County man
Name of airman released
Officer says shelter abuses animals
Petrol price drops a bit
Police warn businesses of check fraud
Railroad makes donation to preserve train history
School bus overturned in Ben HIll County
South Georgia business gets boost from Oprah
Special Report: Bath Salts
The Y is feeding kids in need
UGA freshman will get look in August
Westwood makes big turnaround
What's the Congress doing these days?
Worth Co. residents help families after tragic crash


Thursday 5/26/2011
3 injured in Lee Co. crash, shut down US 19 south
Albany power, water rates increase
American Red Cross needs heroes
APD Gang unit searching for guns
Armed robbery suspect arrested
Arrests made in Adel bank robbery
Biker dies in Albany crash
Chinese will eat with GA chopsticks
County budget may have to be reduced
Crews search for Bainbridge bridge jumper
Crisp Academy will have to wait one more day
Decatur Co. dive team searches for jumper
Dynamite forces evacuations
Even in drought, some gardens thrive
Former APD officer indicted for extortion
It's just too dry to burn
Kinslow wants one more state title
Man found guilty of murdering toddler
Mother indicted for shaken baby
Moultrie Police looking for strong armed robber
Murder investigation underway in Lakeland
Phoebe Sumter raises money for tornado victims
Posey MRI shows broken leg, ligament damage
Sanders handed 15-year sentence
South GA is a tinder box
Storm leaves behind damage, power outages
Valdosta man heads to prison for shootout
Wreck caused by truck stopped in road





Friday 5/27/2011
19-year-old woman shot twice in drive by shooting
Albany teen hit twice in drive by shooting
Americus man builds homes for Haiti
Be careful with that grill
Cafe 230 owner plans to run for Mayor in 2011

Cancer Ties announce 2011 recipient

City sends golf cart reminder, warning
Combine safety tips

Crisp Academy wins state baseball title

"Don't Fry Day": Protecting your skin
Dougherty Co. Jail Bookings (May 27, 2011)
Fire set near Club River
Food for Thought - Restaurant Inspections 18 – 25 , 2011

Former jailer enters not guilty to murder

Hubbard hates Heritage House

Judge booked on aggravated assault on wife
Louisiana jury convicts after Valdostan's murder
Outspoken Albany business woman will run for mayor

Some get rain, others go dry
Sumter sheriff makes irrigation theft arrests
Terrell Co. drug dealer sentenced to federal prison
Volunteer needs funding for Haiti relief effort
Weaver silent on assault arrest
Westfield takes game one
Wildfire rages near Tifton
YMCA performs more realistic drills



Saturday 5/28/2011
Knights comeback falls short
Man stabbed runs into Motel 6 Lobby
Marine receives proper burial
Panthers survive late rally at Richmond, improve to 9-1


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Monday 5/30/2011
Albany city leaders step up fight against juvenile crime
Albany funeral home hearse burns
American Legion baseball heats up
Baker crash under investigation
Early morning vandalism at  Poteat's funeral home
Gun and truck promotion a hit at Tifton dealership
Memorial Day traffic heavy in South Georgia
People head home after long weekend
Puppies spared from euthanasia in Worth Co.
Road safety for Memorial Day travel
South GA judge charged with DUI
Tifton Police officer inspires others through his music
Valdosta remembers the fallen service men and women
Veterans honor fallen soldiers
What is Memorial Day?



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