WALB News Archives, October, 2011

Wednesday 10/5/2011
11th Circuit Court hears Phoebe's case
17-year-old teen charged with overnight stabbing in Albany
Albany gets first female student rabbi
APD searches for shooting suspects
Archbold Northside holds "poker run"
Awake Blazers head to Ouachita Baptist
Butterfly Kisses helps out attacked Autistic man
Deputy's cruiser catches fire
Dougherty DA asks high court to overturn Lockette
Edwards will not appeal GA high court ruling
Fired farmworkers sue Colquitt Co. company
Fluoride critical in child development
Four service flags go missing
HB 87 is costing Georgia big bucks
High Court leaves Lockette stay in force
Indians ready for big game at Thomasville
Investigation continues into fatal fire
Is today your birthday? You're not alone
MCLB kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Missing Jeff Davis teen found murdered
Murder for Hire plot foiled by hot rod
Phoebe now conserving medicine
Plans set to improve Flint River
Purple Hurricanes knock off defending region champs
Rochelle man charged in beating death
State Ag Commissioner testifies before US Senate
Thomas Co. man killed by falling tree
Thomas Co. prepares for the worst
Three charged with selling synthetic marijuana
Turner Co. airport expansion raises controversy

Saturday 10/8/2011
1 killed in Brooks Co. plane crash
Albany man hosts voter registration drive
Jimmy Carter opens exhibit
Lane shocks ASU, VSU rolls by Ouachita Baptist
Law enforcement mingles with community
Liberty House hosts Pearls and Possibilities Gala
Marine surprise homecoming
Ward six candidates hold open forum

Sunday 10/9/2011
Lady Cougars claim region 1-AAA softball title!
Plane crash kills Florida man

Thursday 10/13/2011
A new shooting and gun training center is now open South Georgia
Albany Tech turns recipes into money for cancer
ARC hosts 33rd annual awards banquet
Blazers ready for GSC opener
Check fraudsters wanted by police
Chehaw hosts 15th Annual Walk on the Wild Side
Cole Brothers Circus headed to Valdosta
Deer Season means more wrecks
Digging Deeper: Food Shortage in Southwest Georgia
Economy dampers construction industry
Eleven Atlanta educators lose licenses in cheating probe
Fallen tree blocks road
Georgia gun licenses to get a new look
Lady Rams face must win Friday
Missing Virginia woman not missing but on the run
Monroe's McMillian savors special touchdown
Non-profit looks for helping hands
Phillip Bevard is back in Thomasville
Redistricting meeting, voters were a no-show
Shock at the checkout, food prices climb
Shooting Center Opens with Movie Star on Hand
South Georgia ready for IPhone 4S
Stolen money or mismanagement in Arlington
Thomas Co. hires Ag Ext. Agent
Valdosta man charged with killing wife
Valdosta woman found dead in her home
Vote online to fight breast cancer
What's the key to improving Georgia's unemployment rate?
Wild driver hits four cars and bus stop, TWICE
You shall not steal the Lord's AC

Saturday 10/15/2011
30th annual car show at Albany Mall
Albany walks for heart disease
Blazers "Pierce" Tigers
GA Republican's train grassroots
Lee County church hosts Youth Jam
Rams hold off Morehouse, take over division lead
Rollin for Ta-Ta's Fundraiser big hit

Saturday 10/21/2011
Albany State rumbles to win over Clark
BMX race in Chehaw
Phoebe fights Cancer with a Fork
Rivers Alive on the Flint
Shots fired outside Monroe High School
Three gunmen sought in E. Albany robbery
Westover rape suspect back on football field

Monday 10/24/2011
30th Annual Big Pig Jig is here!
Albany State alumni arrive for Homecoming
Albany students sample fresh veggies for Food Day
Albany tourism thriving in October
ASU's Hamilton earns special teams player of the week honors
Austin's opening in old Hooters building
City may be on half-million dollar hook
Dashcam video captures dramatic motorcycle chase
Dougherty Co. commissioners approve prepaid wireless tax

Dougherty Co. jail may get an upgraded phone system
Dougherty teachers admit to cheating
Felony pecan thefts hit farmers hard
Fire burns football player's home, Red Cross helps
Four arrested for Monroe High shots
Four arrested in shooting outside Monroe High School
GSW posts another record enrollment
Lady Cavs brace for region soccer tournament 
Looking for Halloween costume rentals?
Man wanted for making unauthorized transactions
Man wanted for stealing Van
Mitchell Co. burglary victim offers reward
Murder trial in Albany gang initiation death begins
New jobs bill has many doubters
Powerball climbs to $173 million
Preachers oppose Sunday package sales
Rims stolen from under security guard's nose
Search called off on Valdosta train tracks
South GA Huddle Houses included in sanctions
SOWEGA Council hosts family violence seminar
Stay safe for Halloween
Students portray historic hometown characters
Sunbelt attendance numbers low, vendors still pleased
Suspect in attack of wheelchair-bound woman nabbed in Waycross
Thieves steal 12 military grave markers 
Train conductor tells police a child may have been hit
Valdosta man remains in hospital after shooting
Westover's Chris Green credits Mom for his success
Woman wanted for forgery, theft by receiving

Tuesday 10/25/2011
70% of drug cases in Lee Co. involve prescription drugs
Albany gang member pleads guilty in initiation beating death
Albany Mayor Candidates will answer your questions
Albany near the top of 'poorest' list
Albany State Homecoming promises big economic impact
Car thief suspect arrested
Children learn about God through pumpkins
Controversial school consolidation proposal discussed
Cook Co. escapee in Tennessee jail
Deerfield-Windsor gears up for Westfield
Driver falls asleep at wheel and crashes into light pole
Experts meet in Tifton to stop exploding watermelons
GA escapee captured in Tennessee
Georgia restaurants violate labor laws
Halloween boosts local economies
Investigation of reported rape at Turner Job Corps
Lee County paving projects in the works
Lee safety check leads to pot bust
Man killed in single vehicle wreck
Man pleads guilty in Richardson murder
Mitchell, UGA take first
New restaurants offer rare good news in bad economy
Ochlocknee man busted for Ice
Pastors hear from candidates, media excluded
Pot and cash found during Leesburg checkpoint
School buses used to take folks to consolidation forum
Scott pulling for Dogs over Gators
Some Netflix customers still satisfied
Students get warning from Dougherty Jail Inmates
Taco Bell fire bombed for "too little meat"
Valdosta police warn about the dangers of train tracks
Viewpoint: Rape suspect treated too lightly?
Viewpoint: Welcome to Albany Signs
Viewpoint: Sunbelt Ag-Expo
Wanted man reports to police station

Wednesday 10/26/2011
78-year-old convicted murderer appealing case
ABAC brings 241 million dollars to South Georgia
ABAC students host fall carnival for kids
ADDU raids Bio-Buzz, looking for 'Spice'
Albany barber shot to death
Amazing rescue earns Flanigan firefighter of the year
Arson investigators go after Taco Bell fire-bomber
ASU Homecoming raises breast cancer awareness
ASU's Blash leading the Dirty Blue D
Attempted Carjacking in Northwest Albany
Canes golf climbs again
City re-finances loan on MacGregor building
Comeback Kids at Cairo
Crisp County mom wins $196K in Fantasy 5
Deal congratulates State Patrol on national recognition
Dropouts targeted by Dougherty School System
Drug raid targets "spice"
Easter Seals Southern GA chooses ambassadors
Ecstasy bust leads to police warning
Election Board disqualifies Calhoun
Faculty using 5th Amendment named
Few apply for Salvation Army assistance
GISA All-State softball teams announced
GSU launches anti-texting and driving campaign
Harley Davidson recalls over 300,000 bikes
Health care costs rise for Albany city workers 
Investigators chase Taco Bell fire bomber through phone records
Lawyer: Principal did not 'take the 5th'
Leaky roof still has Northside Elem. students displaced
Mark's Melon Patch carves over 100 pumpkins
Moultrie authorities assemble task force to combat metal thieves
No football for teen facing rape charges
Obama new loan forgiveness plan
Obama pitches student loan repayment option
Packers face speedy Coffee team 
Peeping photographer snaps rude pictures
School consolidation debate continues
Stay safe on Halloween
SWGTC adds legal studies program
Sylvester police hunt for robber
Visit the Valdosta Dead Inn
Walmart wants locally grown foods on your table
Young Jeezy headlining ASU homecoming concert

Thursday 10/27/2011
Accused prostitute, murder suspect back in court
Albany firefighters use jaws of life to rescue trapped woman
Albany rally comes up short
Albany simulation to teach about poverty
ASU faculty cooks Cajun food for Homecoming
Blazers upbeat for West Georgia battle
Coffee - it's not just for the caffeine anymore
Deal: Georgia keeps AAA ratings 
Deputies take down suspect in multi-county crime spree
Doctors test automated orders 
Don't fall victim to a thief or carjacker
Dougherty Co. Jail Bookings
Families in need, need to sign up for Toys for Tots
Fire, EMS, Police at P&G, for drill
Five sent to hospital after crash on Gillionville
Flu shots are not as effective for obese people
Gordon rushes to award
Kudzu kid wins nationals competition
Metro Albany's unemployment rate rises
Nose Broken, Tooth Knocked out by 12 year old
Obama plans to relieve student debt
Robbery/Carjacking suspect captured at gunpoint
South Albany gets new affordable housing
Special Report: The cost of the death penalty
Study shows casino could make $1 billion for GA
The search continues for the barber killer
Tifton man hit by RV camper dies on impact
Titans have new faces this season
Two Albany men charged with Waycross armed robbery
U.S. Marshals arrest T'ville sex offender
Unlocked Lee County cars plundered by thieves
UPDATE: Three men in custody for Greene murder
Valdosta man shot in home invasion
Viewpoint: City hung out to dry with University Gardens
Walmart Shopper caught: Shrimp, Socks, Shorts stuffed in Shirt
Warrant issued for Albany High teacher
WG&L has the lowest rates in the state
Wild hog on the loose in Valdosta neighborhood
Wild hog roams a Valdosta neighborhood

Saturday 10/29/2011
1 to go!
ASU Alumni rock block party
Kids compete in cooking BBQ
Lee County wreck sends three to Phoebe
Thousands enjoy ASU Homecoming parade
VSU stunned at home!