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WALB News Archives, November, 2011

Tuesday 11/1/2011
12 year old Albany boy threatened by gang members
2011 ASU Homecoming tops all others
Albany woman dies after tractor trailer crash
Berrien Co. teen honored for rescuing sister
Campaign contributions go unreported
City leaders host "Metcalfe Remembered"
Crack convicts will serve less time
DA says no deals for armed robbers
Darton makes Henry a winner
Developer appeals federal judge's action
Digging Deeper: Crack Cocaine offender sentences shortened
Do you need help paying your light bill
DQ'ed candidate wants her money back
East Albany man beaten and robbed
Enigma Police search for armed robber
Exchange Club Fair gives back to community
Funeral set for APD officer
Georgia suspends three running backs for Saturday
Hurricanes are preseason pick in PBC
It is must win at Fountain City Classic
Keown, Nesmith gear up for election
Land owners conference tackles government issues
Low income elderly can apply for heating bill assistance
Mayor Adams wants to review APD chase policy
School consolidation forum covers financial aspects
State Patrol delays Lowndes Co. crash investigation
Students learn about HIV/AIDS in America
Tift S-O chases down DOT Van Thieves
Viewpoint: Law officers deserve our thanks
Walls steps down at Tift County
Westover culinary students giving back on Halloween
Woman eats her way from grocery store to jail

Wednesday 11/2/2011
Albany student wins national art contest
APD officer death may have gang ties
Arlington investigation not over
ATC president struggles with burglar
Bear shot in Valdosta
Berrien Co. crash sends prison guard to hospital
Cotton Gins staying busy in peak season
Crime spree suspect just released from prison
Digging Deeper: Protecting sensitive documents
Discarded documents cleaned up
Disqualified Calhoun will receive her money back
Don't let Facebook become Face 'crook'
Fatal police chase suspect admits to Sylvester robbery
Georgia men arrested in terror plot
Group meets about campaign contributions 
Investigators check deadly chase for gang link
Knights moving on to next goal
Lady Cavs ready for Brevard rematch
Miss Kitty organizes cat show
Moody AFB announces civilian layoffs
Personal Documents, Social Security cards discarded in Albany alley
Randolph County citizens continue to seek justice
Run for your Lungs this weekend
Semi smashes pick-up in Berrien Co.
Specialized team saves lives
Stink bugs are on the march
Sumter Co. murder victim ID'd
Suspected gang members indicted for shootings 
TCSO seizes 41 malnourished horses
The boy scouts are cooking it up; Fair style
Tift County teen loves to race
Valdostans shocked by bear's appearance|
Vigil scheduled for fallen officer
Vigil tonight for slain APD officer
VSU's Heinz wins coach of year
Warrants issued for principal over free lunch program
Worth County schools reopen after Shigella outbreak
You can soon inhale your caffeine

Thursday 11/3/2011
Albany principal surrenders on criminal charges
Albany Tech President wins fight with masked burglar
ASU students rally for civil rights
ASU students want their predecessors recognized
Christmas lights go up
Darton men face big challenge in district final
Digging Deeper: Free lunch audit
Dougherty Co. Jail Bookings
Fair committee focusing on security
Families still afford livestock for kids
JC Penney to hire more holiday employees
Lee Co. traffic snarled
Lowndes County man charged for meth
McClain makes plays on both sides of football
More than 1,000 honor fallen APD officer
Officials: Dougherty Co. early voting numbers are low
Principal charged, prompts school audit
Principal, husband post bond on free lunch issue
Snakes alive! Reptiles are on the move
South Georgians gear up for election day
Special Report: Extreme couponing
State Patrol's SCRT team investigates crash
Surveillance video may have captured armed robber
SWGTC adds Health Information Technology program
Titans blow out Barons
Viewpoint: Golden Rams put the green in Albany
Young ready to lead Clemson this season

Friday 11/4/2011
Candlelight vigil for fallen officer
DCSO catches pecan thief red-handed
Deer-car collisions rise significantly in fall
Detective receives prestigious firearm training
Digging deeper: school principal saga
Don't forget your smoke detectors
Dougherty schools make academic gains
First Tee hosts fundraiser
Georgia companies are seeking heavier trucks
High-tech gets a boost in Albany schools
Local masterpieces at College Art Invitational
Moody expects more job loss ahead
Murfree: I'll be a good steward
Murfree: No school board meeting needed
Playoffs start tonight for Monroe, Westover
Police Officer funeral a "tribute to a hero"
Recycle your old electronics
Shigella outbreak spreads to six SWGA counties
Shop early for Christmas, support Megan's House
Slain Albany businessman’s family sues ankle monitor company
State Ag chief comes to Tifton
The burning light of Officer Terry Lewis-Flemming
Watch out for farm equipment on the roads this season

Saturday 11/5/2011
D'town Arts Coalition displays original work
Downtown Sertoma club first birthday
Fire Prevention Justice League visits Funpark
Nationals here we come!
On to the championship!
Poverty conference to help fight Albany's numbers
Truck fire close to mobile home park
Updates in potential college mergers

Sunday 11/6/2011
Charges dropped in cold case murder, Rivera a free woman
GHSA High School football playoff picture
Home invasion suspect shot, killed in Tift Co.
Memorial ride for fallen officer
Police investigate Brooks Co. murder

Monday 11/7/2011
15-year old charged with murder after Tifton home invasion
ABAC to try to break world record
Albany mayoral candidates confident, don't foresee runoff
ATC unveils new Career Development Center
Coffee Co. teen killed in crash
DA asks Judge to expedite evidence review
Digging Deeper: DNR on Artifact hunting laws
Dr. Conrad Murray guilty in Michael Jackson death
Expect to pay more for pecans soon
Flint River named in Georgia Water Coalition's "Dirty Dozen"
Funeral services scheduled for Coffee teen killed in crash
Greek life growing at ABAC
Head on Fiery Crash is Fatal
High School Football Playoff Schedule
Horse owners arrested
Law enforcement mourns Uncle Thad
Man shot in Valdosta drive-by
Men arrested for Brooks Co. murder
Non-profits need help for the holidays
Randolph authorities investigate murder-suicide
Seven year old murder case prepares to go to trial
Shed burns down after explosion
Special Report: So. Georgia treasure hunters
Spilled log load blocks road
TCSO hosts Goodwill Project
Viewpoint: More money needed for school operation?
Voters head to the polls Tuesday
Voters will choose a Valdosta mayor
Who are you going to vote for? (Precinct list included)

Tuesday 11/8/2011
A very unique Turner Co. Sheriff Race
Albany voters could make history, if they elect a female mayor
Albany Ward 6 race ends in run-off
Albany Ward-2 questions will mean call to Sec. of State
Appeals court upholds Obama health care law
Boy accidentally shoots himself
Digging Deeper: Women and politics
Dougherty Middle School athlete dies after collapsing
Dougherty Middle School basketball player dies
Election day is finally here
GA Senators promote safe driving
Government conducts national test
Ivey ready to race alongside NHRA's best
Lady Rams runs ended by rival
Man killed in semi/bicycle collision
Mayoral Candidate Fletcher votes at Merry Acres
Mayoral Candidate Hubbard votes Tuesday AM
Moultrie bridge construction hurting surrounding business
New volunteers to fight poverty in Albany
Operation One Voice runs through South Georgia
Panthers re-sign 7 players
Police search for shooter in Valdosta
Poll workers needed for March primaries
Posey speaks at TLC benefit
Runoff in race for Albany Mayor
Searcy family disagrees with death finding
Sunday sales could start soon if voters approve
SWGTC offers Ag Tech program
T'ville receives $279K health care grant
Thieves wreck more AC units
Tifton man honored for life saving act
UPDATE: VPD investigates shooting incident
Valdostans vote down school consolidation referendum
Voters select Valdosta's new mayor
Voters turn out for Valdosta election
Ward-4 Commissioner Roger Marietta serves another term
Woman finds bones on cemetery ground

Wednesday 11/9/2011
Albany homeless numbers drive food need
ARC shows off new apartments for disabled
BOR approves college consolidation principles
Boy still in hospital after accidental shooting
Celebrating a birthday with the few, the proud
Darton soccer get high seeds
Digging Deeper: Albany Mayoral Run-off
EAS test conducted nationwide for the first time
Fletcher, Hubbard make Albany mayoral history
Friends of Valdosta City Schools react to consolidation vote
Ft. Gaines Police Chief suspended without pay
GSW helps returning vets
Hines declared Ward 2 winner, loser challenges
Hines Declared Winner in Albany Comm. Strother files complaint
Jingle Bell Jog T-shirts are on sale
Lady Rams finish second
Lee's Nichols signs with Georgia
Man arrested in Valdosta shooting
Mayoral candidates have a month to campaign
Meadows Funeral Home license restored
Memorial service held for Dougherty Co. teen
Mission Change to host 4th Sleep Out
Monroe High students honor veterans
Monroe is back in the playoffs
Murfree thanks voters for approving SPLOST
Nesmith wins Thomas Co. special election
New College Completion Initiative for Georgia
New independent living comes or the disabled
New Phoebe system helps Vets
New technology saves Phoebe patient
Nobles signs with Georgia Southern
Police chase leads to pot bust
Principal is suspended with no pay
Rams wanting to run against Miles
Rape charge transferred to juvenile court
Sherwood kids to honor Veterans on Friday
Shooting suspect in Valdosta arrested
Sisters remain teammates
So mom really did have a favorite kid?
Special sheriff's election headed to runoff
Stuffing stockings for soldiers
Two Echols Co. men arrested on meth charges
Watch out for potential bank email scam
Woman arrested in far-reaching Sylvester robbery

Thursday 11/10/2011
ABAC students set world record
Air Force vet “disappointed” at Turner Base conditions
Can lunch program be examined?
Chehaw Park receives $5,000 check
Clayton makes it official
Cops follow their noses to pot 'grow house'
Could there be life on Mars?
Demarcus Daniels chooses UNF
Demarcus Daniels chooses UNF
Dougherty Co. Jail Bookings
Employers hire seasonal positions 
Layaway is back in business
Monroe's Stafford earns POW honors
Murfree holds news conference
Seniors can get free diabetes screenings
SGB practices for "The Nutcracker"
South Georgia food banks get big donation
Special Report: Career Panhandlers
Substitute teacher arrested in police chase
Thank You Voters, that's the message from Dougherty schools
Tift FFA students teach kids about farm life
Valdosta Gas Leak Repaired: N. Patterson Opened
Viewpoint: Overrun with repeat criminals
Woman tied to robberies in Worth, Dougherty
Worth County man killed in crash
Worth County's Potts heading to VSU

Friday 11/11/2011
'One Voice' runners arrive in Tampa
Albany doctor sues to stop Phoebe/Palmyra deal
Albany Gang trial begins Monday
Be homeless for a night with Mission Change
Bones found in Colquitt Co. cemetery came from unmarked grave
Car crashes into house
Chefs serve the community for March of Dimes
Civil action filed to prevent sale of Palmyra Hospital
Cold weather heats up local businesses
Couple asks for tax help to save home
Couples nationwide get married on 11-11-11
Darton opens Military Resource Center
Deerfield-Windsor draws tough first round opponent
Digging Deeper: Small Business Saturday
Flying Rhinos in a South Africa rescue mission
Goo-Goo gives vets free car wash
Irwinville keeps up its post office fight
Lakeland adds new mural
Lee Chamber of Commerce hosts 23rd banquet
Mission Change hosts 4th Annual SleepOut
Organizations, businesses salute Vets
OSHA release Black Friday Guidelines
Schaal returns to Cook County jail
Small business needs your business
T'ville celebrates Veterans Day
Thronateeska hosts fundraiser for Veteran's Day
Vets have a permanent memorial in Ray City
VSU participates in National Roll Call Day

Saturday 11/12/2011
Albany Civil Rights Movement kicks off 50th year anniversary
Bobby Bowden weighs in Paternal scandal
Salute to honor Veterans

Sunday 11/13/2011
ASU stunned in SIAC Championship
Children injured in crash
Darton stays perfect
Disappointing end
Grady County teen dies after struck by car
Playoffs here we come!
Two Moody Airmen die in car crash

Monday 11/14/2011
15-year-old boy arrested for bomb threats
Albany Tech receives $3,000 check
Ashburn Sunday alcohol sales vote not final
Chicken house catches fire
Digging Deeper: Doctor's lawsuit against Hospital Authority
Dunson and Creech ink with Division I schools
Early Morning wreck in Dougherty County
Food demand is high for holiday season
Former Dougherty Head Basketball Coach Charlie Givens dies
GA's A.G. glad that SCOTUS will hear Obamacare
Ga. Tech lends Dougherty Co. small businesses a helping hand
GHSA and GISA state playoffs round 2 match ups for area teams
Grady Co. teen dies in skateboard wreck
GSP will collect toys for needy kids
Help save a life with a pizza
Invasion of the flies
Lee house burns to the ground
Names released of airmen killed
National Guard will teach Afghan farmers agriculture
New 12th Avenue Neighborhood Watch to hold first meeting
Pecan thefts worsen by the day
Report: Brooks Blitch conviction should be tossed
Special Report: There's oil in Georgia
State audit concludes Georgia State Patrol has too many posts
Strother to challenge Ward 2 results
Strother, Calhoun want Ward II runoff
T'ville locates over 800 unmarked graves
UPDATE: Kids miraculously survive rollover ejection wreck
Vote online to help rescue animals
You can help Feed the Hungry

Tuesday 11/15/2011
APD searches for gunman
City to pay $500,000 for failed project
Dead horse at center of Worth commission controversy
Digging Deeper: No. of foreign exchange students increases
Disabled veterans are honored in T'ville
Dougherty certifies elections
Early Morning Colquitt County house fire
Farm accident kills worker
Firefighters participate in live training
Former players remember their coach
Freedom Singers: Music of the Albany Movement
GHSA reclassification pushed back
Got taken or missing Pets?
GPS leads cops to crook, stolen Beemer
Harlem Barber Shop a witness to history
Lanier Co. jury convicts Holloman of murder
Man heads to prison for Lakeland murder
Mayor Candidates Headed to Elections Board
Moultrie woman finds ancestors in T'ville cemetery
Murfree on cheating probe: Plan in place if necessary
N'side has students again
Operation Christmas Child begins
Peanut Industry donates to save lives and Fitzgerald plant
Recalling the history of the Albany Movement
Shiver ready to run at Mercer
Simmons wants to play for Owls
Sisters arrested on meth charges
Southwest Georgia Regional Airport name change?
State investigators look for Lee County home fire cause
Suspected Meth maker busted again
Taylor signs with Bulldogs
The city will auction off your stolen items
The roll of the church in the movement
Turner Co. Sheriff's race in home stretch
Valdosta man struck twice by vehicles, killed
Valdosta native swims across Mississippi River
Viewpoint: The Albany Movement 50th 
Weaver approved to return

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