Local News

Primary Run-Off Election Results, Perdue Beats Kingston

Primary Run-Off Election Results, Perdue Beats Kingston

VALDOSTA, GA – David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination, leaving Perdue to face off with Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn. Perdue is a former CEO making this his first bid for public office. He campaigned against Kingston as an outsider and called Kingston a career politician. Kingston was […]

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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PSST! Season Ends July 27

PSST! Season Ends July 27

VALDOSTA — Peach State Summer Theatre fans have just a few more opportunities to catch one, two, or all three of this year’s must-see shows. The countdown to the end of the summer musical theatre season begins at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23, with “42nd Street.” The last opportunity to see this show is at 3 […]

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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State News

Child Care Center Food Program to Include More Families In Georgia

Child Care Center Food Program to Include More Families In Georgia

ATLANTA, GA – Quality Care for Children (QCC), a non-profit organization working to improve accessibility and quality of child care programs across Georgia, provides daily meals and snacks to more than 1,100 children in Georgia through its participation in the federally funded U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). With the […]

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Health Care Employee Sentenced for Identity Theft

Health Care Employee Sentenced for Identity Theft

COLUMBUS, GA – Michael J. Moore, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announced today that Drew Johnson, 27, of Columbus, Georgia, was sentenced to serve four years in federal prison for accessing personal information files. The sentence was handed down by the Honorable Clay D. Land, United States District Court Judge, in […]

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Community

Greater Valdosta United Way To Host “The Prom”

Greater Valdosta United Way To Host “The Prom”

VALDOSTA, GA – Save the Date  for “The Prom”, a retro-celebration to benefit the Greater Valdosta United Way. “The Prom,” will be held Saturday, August 23rd at 7pm in downtown Valdosta at the Loft at City Market and will offer dancing to the party tunes of DJ Lloyd Carter, a full cash bar complete with […]

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Kids Are People Too Fair

Kids Are People Too Fair

VALDOSTA, GA – Community Sponsors Partners is hosting its Seventh Annual “Kids Are People Too Fair” to support impoverished and homeless children in our community. This event will be held on August 2, 2014 from 10am-2pm at Pinevale Elementary School Gymnasium, 930 Lake Park Road, Valdosta, GA. Community Sponsors Partners will be providing up to […]

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Sports

Bubba Walker Promoted to Defensive Coordinator

Bubba Walker Promoted to Defensive Coordinator

VALDOSTA, GA – Valdosta State Linebacker Coach Bubba Walker has been promoted to fill the open posiiton of defensive coordinator for the Blazer football team according to an announcement made by VSU Head Coach David Dean Thursday. Walker takes over the defensive coordinator position after serving on the Blazer coaching staff in each of the […]

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Justin Roper Named Quarterbacks Coach for VSU

Justin Roper Named Quarterbacks Coach for VSU

VALDOSTA, GA – Justin Roper has been named quarterbacks coach for the Valdosta State football team, according to an announcement made by Blazer Head Football Coach David Dean Wednesday. Roper joins the Blazers gridiron team after serving as the running back coach for fellow NCAA Division II member Findlay in 2013. In his one year […]

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Masters of Sex: Role Play At Its Best

Masters of Sex: Role Play At Its Best

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

EDITORIAL – The new season of Masters of Sex started two weeks ago. (It comes on Sunday nights at 10 on HBO). And viewers are, and have been, ravenous for more. From the opening intro to the final spellbinding moment yet another tittilating secret is revealed, this is the show to watch—not only for the […]

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The Financial Literacy Crisis

The Financial Literacy Crisis

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

EDITORIAL – Imagine driving a car without a basic understanding of the rules of the road, or even how to operate it? Scary thought. Yet many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge. When asked five basic questions about finances and the markets, 61% of American got 3 or […]

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Azalea Health Announces Agreement to Merge  with simplifyMD

Azalea Health Announces Agreement to Merge with simplifyMD

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Azalea Health, a provider of cloud-based healthcare solutions and services, has announced  an agreement to merge with simplifyMD, a complete electronic health records (EHR) provider. The merger positions the two privately held companies to become a leading provider of a fully integrated, cloud-based healthcare management and medical billing solution. With a focus […]

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