Local News

VFD Kicks off “Fill the Boot” Drive, Sept. 4-6

VFD Kicks off “Fill the Boot” Drive, Sept. 4-6

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta Fire Department, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), will host a special event on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 12 p.m., at VFD Station #1, to celebrate their 60-year partnership in raising money and awareness to benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughout the Valdosta area. This event […]

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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South Georgia String Project Hosts New Student, Parent Meeting Sept. 3

South Georgia String Project Hosts New Student, Parent Meeting Sept. 3

VALDOSTA, GA — The South Georgia String Project, a joint venture of the Valdosta State University Department of Music and the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, will kick off its 2014-2015 season with a meeting for new students and their parents at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, in the Fine Arts Building Choir Room. Families with […]

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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State News

Economist: ‘Peach State Job Engine is Indeed Humming’

Economist: ‘Peach State Job Engine is Indeed Humming’

ATLANTA, GA – Since taking office, Gov. Nathan Deal has budgeted conservatively, downsized state government, implemented real tax reform and created nearly 300,000 private-sector jobs as Georgia rebounded from the Great Recession. A prediction from a Georgia State University economist in today’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution suggests the governor’s policies are working. Director of the Georgia State […]

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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GDOT Suspends Construction Lane Closures for Labor Day Weekend

GDOT Suspends Construction Lane Closures for Labor Day Weekend

TIFTON, GA – The Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures from noon Friday through 5 a.m. the following Tuesday on interstates and other major state routes that access holiday and tourist attractions. The Georgia DOT traditionally restricts lane closures during major holidays to offset increased traffic. This does not include emergency lane closures that may be […]

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Community

3rd Annual “The Clock is Ticking” Swim and BBQ Dinner
| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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8th Annual Festival of Trees Charity Gala
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Sports

VSU Women’s Basketball Releases 2014-15 Schedule

VSU Women’s Basketball Releases 2014-15 Schedule

VALDOSTA, GA - For the Lady Blazer basketball program, all eyes are set on November 14, 2014. The date marks the home opener against Eckerd and the start of a brand new season, in which Valdosta State will celebrate 40 years of Lady Blazer basketball and will have the opportunity to bounce back from an injury-plagued 2013-14 […]

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Tiny Clinch County Quietly Fields One of the State’s Best Football Programs

Tiny Clinch County Quietly Fields One of the State’s Best Football Programs

CLINCH COUNTY, GA - There’s not much to do in Homerville and Clinch County. Highways 84 and 441 meet in the center of town, providing the tiny hamlet with easy access to I-75 in Valdosta, I-95 near Brunswick, and I-10 in Lake City, Florida.  Despite sitting at the intersection of two major thoroughfares and being within […]

| August 29, 2014 | 1 Comments
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Other Recent Posts

Thomasville Chief of Police Promotes Three Majors

Thomasville Chief of Police Promotes Three Majors

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

THOMASVILLE, GA – City of Thomasville Chief of Police, Troy Rich, has announced the promotion of three senior officers to the rank of Major. Eric Hampton, Shane Harris and Wade Glover will soon serve as the second line of command under Chief Rich. With a combined total of 68 years of service to the community, […]

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Kingston Invites High School Juniors to Apply for Service Academies

Kingston Invites High School Juniors to Apply for Service Academies

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA) reminds students interested in receiving a congressional nomination to one of the U.S. Military Academies that they must submit their completed applications to his office no later than October 1.  Each year Congressman Kingston nominates deserving young men and women to the Service Academies. “The First District has a rich […]

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City Announces Sanitation Schedule for Labor Day Holiday

City Announces Sanitation Schedule for Labor Day Holiday

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage ONLY on Sept. 1.  Citizens should place their green rollouts at the curbside by 5 a.m. on Monday to ensure their garbage is collected.  Pick up services for recyclables and yard […]

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