Local News

Downtown Valdosta Welcomes Back Farm Days

Downtown Valdosta Welcomes Back Farm Days

VALDOSTA, GA – Valdosta Main Street is ready for the fourth season opening of the Downtown Valdosta Farm Days, on May 3. The popular farmers market will take place on the sidewalks around the historic courthouse in downtown Valdosta, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the first and third Saturday of each month, rain […]

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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VSU Organizations Sponsor Blood Drive

VSU Organizations Sponsor Blood Drive

VALDOSTA, GA – Five Valdosta State University student organizations will team-up to sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive held 12:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 in the Student Union Ballroom. The sponsoring student organizations are Alpha Delta Pi (ADPi), Alpha Phi Omega (APO), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Pi Kappa Phi (PKP) and Distinguished […]

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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State News

Gas Prices Plateau Over The Weekend

Gas Prices Plateau Over The Weekend

TAMPA, FL - Gas prices are beginning to stabilize after going on a streak of more than 20 days of increases. The average price in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee didn’t increase a cent over the weekend. Weekly gains were also much smaller over the past week compared to previous weeks. “During the past week, gas price […]

| April 22, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Deal: Programs Give Students Head Start, Create Skilled Workforce

Deal: Programs Give Students Head Start, Create Skilled Workforce

ATLANTA, GA – Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law legislation creating work-based learning programs for Georgia high school students, which will increase their access to real-world education and further ensure that our state is shaping a qualified future workforce. These programs will replace Georgia’s current Youth Apprenticeship Program. “Work-based learning programs establish a mutually beneficial […]

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Community

Disabled Artists Exhibit Begins May 1 at Georgia Museum of Agriculture

Disabled Artists Exhibit Begins May 1 at Georgia Museum of Agriculture

TIFTON, GA – Fifty works of art crafted by artisans with disabilities will be on display at the Gallery at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College beginning May 1. Museum Assistant Director and Curator Polly Huff said the exhibit includes paintings, photographs, woodcarving, clay pottery, mosaics, textiles and […]

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Wiregrass 2014 Career Expo
| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Sports

Valdosta State Golf Seventh at GSC Championships

Valdosta State Golf Seventh at GSC Championships

TUNICA, MS – Valdosta State followed a first round 294 with a second round 308 to finish the first day of play at the Gulf South Conference Championships in seventh place with a 26-over 602 at the par 72, 6,851 yard Tunica National Golf Club Monday. The Blazers were sixth after the first round, during […]

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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VSU Women’s Tennis Earns Spot in GSC Championship; Falls 5-0 to UWF

VSU Women’s Tennis Earns Spot in GSC Championship; Falls 5-0 to UWF

MONTGOMERY, AL – The Valdosta State Lady women’s tennis team eliminated North Alabama 5-0 in the semifinal round of the Gulf South Conference Tournament on Saturday before falling 5-0 to the West Florida Argonauts in the championship match at Lagoon Park Tennis Center in Montgomery, Ala.. In the first match of the day, the Lady […]

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Georgia Releases CCRPI Scores

Georgia Releases CCRPI Scores

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA, GA – The Georgia Department of Education today released the second College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI), based on data from the 2012 and 2013 school years. Georgia’s elementary schools saw a one-year increase in scores from 74.9 to 78.5 (+3.6), middle schools saw a one-year increase in scores from 73.9 to 75.0 […]

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Home Buyer Education Workshop
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Employer Seminar on Labor Laws to be Held in Tifton May 16

Employer Seminar on Labor Laws to be Held in Tifton May 16

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA, GA – The Tift Area HR/Employer Committee will sponsor a seminar on state and federal labor laws for employers. The seminar will be held Friday, May 16, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Tifton Career Center, 310 South Tift Ave. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The seminar will be led […]

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