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Valdosta police arrest two for Shanna Circle shooting

Valdosta police arrest two for Shanna Circle shooting

VALDOSTA – Valdosta police have arrested two suspects in connection with the July 15 shooting of a man on Shanna Circle. Release from Valdosta Police Department Through the investigation of this case, detectives learned that the victim, Traveiz Hill was in an argument with two other subjects at a residence on Shanna Circle. The argument […]

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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‘School Tools for Kool Kids’ kicks off donation drives

‘School Tools for Kool Kids’ kicks off donation drives

VALDOSTA – The Langdale Honda School Tools for Kool Kids donation drive held its first event on Saturday, collecting school supplies and monetary donations for deserving students in Valdosta and Lowndes County. Representatives from Langdale Honda, Southeastern Credit Union and Black Crow Media gathered at the Walmart Supercenter on Perimeter Road for the drive that […]

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Over 1,000 local teachers kick off ‘Teacher’s Harvest’ in Valdosta

Over 1,000 local teachers kick off ‘Teacher’s Harvest’ in Valdosta

VALDOSTA – Second Harvest of South Georgia kicks off it’s 4th annual Teacher’s Harvest with more than 1,000 local public school teachers. The large crowd set a new record for it’s first day, after only seeing around 600 last year. Monday, hundreds from across 30 surrounding South Georgia counties continued to line up outside the […]

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Regional News

FBI Seeking Information on Georgia Suspects in Email Compromise Scheme

FBI Seeking Information on Georgia Suspects in Email Compromise Scheme

DALLAS, TX – The FBI Dallas Field Office is seeking information regarding two unknown suspects, believed to be located in the greater Atlanta region, involved in an email compromise scheme. The individuals each withdrew a significant amount of fraudulently obtained funds at SunTrust banks located in Forest Park and Tucker, Georgia. The stolen funds were obtained […]

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Georgia summer camp shut down after 5-year-old boy dies

Georgia summer camp shut down after 5-year-old boy dies

CHATTAHOOCHEE HILLS, Ga. (WCTV) – Georgia officials are shutting down a summer camp outside Atlanta after a 5-year-old boy enrolled in the program died on a field trip. Reg Griffin, spokesman for the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning, said Camp Cricket Summer Day Camp in Chattahoochee Hills is an unlicensed program. State officials […]

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Morning News Briefs for 7-25-17

Morning News Briefs for 7-25-17

A Valdosta shooting incident in the 1400 block of Baytree drive has landed Jabari Brown in custody charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor-Travvon Rutledge’s charges include two felonies and Leon Golden is charged with two misdemeanors. The shootings took place around 3:30 am Saturday morning. Police Chief Brian Childress responded to the incident by […]

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Sports

Blazer Golf Earns 2017 Team Academic Honor

Blazer Golf Earns 2017 Team Academic Honor

VALDOSTA – The Valdosta State golf program placed itself in elite academic territory with a collective GPA of 3.23 during the 2016-17 season. As a result, the Blazers were honored with All-Academic Team recognition by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) on Wednesday. Each year, the GCAA recognizes programs in all divisions of collegiate golf that […]

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Coffey sizzles in GAGP Blitz

Coffey sizzles in GAGP Blitz

VALDOSTA – After struggling the first part of the year Valdosta, golfer Jack Coffey has put on a charge. Playing in the Georgia Amateur Golf Association Michelob Ultra Senior Blitz held at Kinderlou Forest GC in Valdosta, Coffey posted a plus 11 in the modified stableford event highlighted by three birdies. It was Coffey’s second win […]

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Ribbon Cutting at Titletown Wrestling Academy

Ribbon Cutting at Titletown Wrestling Academy

VALDOSTA – The Chamber Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting in honor of the grand opening of Titletown Wrestling Academy. Titletown Wrestling Academy may be an athletic facility, but they aim to provide much more than just physical fitness. They offer a unique and regimented youth wrestling program while focusing on the total development of young […]

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Business

Sayre Earns Board Certification as Professional Chaplain

Sayre Earns Board Certification as Professional Chaplain

VALDOSTA – Brian Sayre, Director of Pastoral Care at South Georgia Medical Center, has achieved Board Certification as a Professional Chaplain through the Spiritual Care Association. Areas of mastery required for certification include spiritual assessment, palliative care, bioethics and grief care.  Earning these credentials allows chaplains, like Sayre, to contribute more meaningfully as members of […]

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Probation company changing probation industry through technology

Probation company changing probation industry through technology

EVANS, Ga. — CSRA Probation Services President and CEO Mike Popplewell is determined to help overcome the challenges of the private probation industry and help probationers succeed in life. One way he is making sure that happens is through his company’s smartphone app, Community Supervision. The Community Supervision app makes communication between low-risk probationers and […]

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Georgia ports hit record cargo volumes

Georgia ports hit record cargo volumes

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WCTV) – The Georgia Ports Authority says bigger ships using an expanded Panama Canal pushed its cargo volumes to record levels in fiscal year 2017. The state agency reported Monday that its seaports in Savannah and Brunswick handled 33.4 million tons of total imports and exports. This year marks the ports’ greatest tonnage […]

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Living

National Night Out Coming to VSU Front Lawn

National Night Out Coming to VSU Front Lawn

VALDOSTA — With a focus on making Valdosta and Lowndes County a safer, more caring place to live, Valdosta State University will host National Night Out from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1, on the front lawn. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie in an effort […]

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Back to School Healthcare Extravaganza set for Saturday

Back to School Healthcare Extravaganza set for Saturday

VALDOSTA – The Third Annual Collaborative Back to School Healthcare Extravaganza is set for this Saturday at Union Cathedral Church. The event is hosted by eight partners: South Georgia Association of Nurse Practitioners, Union Cathedral Church, New Destiny Temple of Deliverance, Valdosta-Lowndes Metropolitan Section National Council of Negro Women, Renewed Mind, TEACH Outreach Ministries, Servants of God With […]

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Teachers Celebrated at Wild Adventures with Free Admission

Teachers Celebrated at Wild Adventures with Free Admission

Donation of school supplies gets half-off admission VALDOSTA – It will be all about teachers and school at Wild Adventures Theme Park Saturday, Sunday and Monday, July 29-31 when educators are honored with free admission. All other guests can join the fun by donating a new school supply and they will get half off general admission. “We wanted to do […]

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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In Other News

In Other News: Lay’s Has Announced the Finalists For This Year’s “Do Us a Flavor” Contest and They’re Pretty Tame

In Other News: Lay’s Has Announced the Finalists For This Year’s “Do Us a Flavor” Contest and They’re Pretty Tame

For the past few years, Lay’s has been running their “Do Us a Flavor” contest, where anyone can submit an idea for a new flavor of potato chips . . . no matter HOW strange it is . . . and then they actually make a few of them. They just announced the three finalists […]

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
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In Other News: A Guy Reports a Fake Shooting So Cops Will Find His Phone Faster

In Other News: A Guy Reports a Fake Shooting So Cops Will Find His Phone Faster

A 23-year-old guy in Florida named Eric Ross called 911 on Sunday to report a SHOOTING inside a house in Daytona Beach. A bunch of cops responded and showed up with their guns drawn.  But once they got there, he told them he made it up . . . because his PHONE was in the […]

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
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In Other News: If It Ever Comes Up, Scientists Say You Could Probably Outrun a T-Rex

In Other News: If It Ever Comes Up, Scientists Say You Could Probably Outrun a T-Rex

Well here’s some good news if you’re ever trapped in a “Jurassic Park” scenario or you travel WAY back in time.  Which are both equally likely. According to scientists out of Germany, you could PROBABLY outrun a Tyrannosaurus rex. Based on their analysis, the T-rex would top out at about 16-and-a-half miles per hour.  The average human […]

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Other Recent Posts

Langdale Honda School Tools for Kool Kids

Langdale Honda School Tools for Kool Kids

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

LANGDALE HONDA’S 2017 SCHOOL TOOLS FOR COOL KIDS IS ON! Going on now, we’re collecting school supplies to help out some needy, deserving kids in the local area.  To help, simply purchase a few extra school supplies, and place them in the collection boxes at the designated collection sites. Businesses: If your business would like […]

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Valdosta police arrest Baytree Drive shooting suspects

Valdosta police arrest Baytree Drive shooting suspects

| July 24, 2017 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA – On 07-22-2017 at approximately 3:30 am, multiple emergency calls were made to Lowndes County E-911 regarding shots fired in an apartment complex in the 1400 block of Baytree Drive. Several uniformed patrol officers responded to the incident location. Upon arrival, officers located multiple shell casings in the parking lot of the apartment complex. […]

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Fowler & Company: We Are Wasting the Chance of a Lifetime

Fowler & Company: We Are Wasting the Chance of a Lifetime

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Curt Fowler | Fowler & Company That is the message Seth Godin wants everyone to grasp. I just watched a 30-minute interview of Seth and it was fantastic. If you want to watch the full interview, click here. If you want the quick notes, keep reading… How are we wasting the Chance of a […]

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Hot dogs, queso and more on Georgia food recall list

Hot dogs, queso and more on Georgia food recall list

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

This following is a summary of new or updated/expanded food recalls impacting Georgia. For specific product identifiers (lot codes, expiration dates, etc.) and additional recall info, please click the links below, which will redirect you to the official recall notice. Custom Culinary, Inc. Chicken and Beef Pastes (Lot codes 72505 239497 and 72505 239498) recalled due to misbranding […]

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