Local News

Morven Shooting Arrests Made; Suspect Named Already in Custody for Murders

Morven Shooting Arrests Made; Suspect Named Already in Custody for Murders

VALDOSTA — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has made an arrest related to the double homicide in Morven. Anthony Ceasar, 33, has been charged with 2 counts each of malice murder, felony murder, and aggravated assault. The suspect was also arrested and charged with murder in September related to a shooting in Lake Park involving […]

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Family Charged With Armed Robberies Of Delivery Drivers

Family Charged With Armed Robberies Of Delivery Drivers

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — On Dec. 17, Brandon Spargo, 22, Malinda Spargo, 19, and Austin Spargo, 20, were arrested for two armed robberies against delivery drivers. The Valdosta Police Department Investigations Bureau questioned the three after finding a BB gun, which officials think was used to threaten the drivers. The first […]

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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State News

Telfair County Prison Employee Arrested

Telfair County Prison Employee Arrested

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: MCRAE — In a joint operation, Anna Marie McDonald, 56-year old was arrested in Telfair County for bringing contraband into the prison she worked at. McDonald was charged with introducing prohibited drugs and intoxicants to Inmates and Crossing Guard Lines. McDonald was caught with two 16 oz. water bottles […]

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Child Pornography Convict Guilty Again

Child Pornography Convict Guilty Again

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — On Monday Dec. 15, Christopher B. Wilcox, 41-year old, Cordele resident, plead guilty to one count of possession of child pornography. Wilcox was currently under supervised release from his conviction in March 2003 of possession of child pornography. In February 2005, Crisp County Superior Court convicted Wilcox […]

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Sports

CONCACAF Gold Cup Returning to Atlanta in 2015

CONCACAF Gold Cup Returning to Atlanta in 2015

ATLANTA — The City of Atlanta will once again welcome the Confederation of North, Central America and the Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF)Gold Cup back to the Georgia Dome as a part of the 2015 tournament. Atlanta will host a knockout round of the tournament. The round, date and teams will be announced in early 2015. […]

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Cherranfant’s Double-Double Leads Thomas U to 76-73 Victory

Cherranfant’s Double-Double Leads Thomas U to 76-73 Victory

Jason Hendrix, Thomas University Sports Information Director: THOMASVILLE -– On the heels of a career night and dominate performance by junior Laura Cherranfant, the Thomas University women’s basketball team pulled out the 76-73 victory over College of Coastal Georgia to extend their winning streak to three. The Lady Night Hawks played an overpowering first half […]

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Business

Taylor County Solar Projects to be One of East’s Largest

Taylor County Solar Projects to be One of East’s Largest

REYNOLDS — A new solar energy collection facility in Taylor County, just outside Butler, will be among the largest single-site solar projects east of the Mississippi River. Flint Energies, located in Reynolds, will be one of three electric membership corporations that will purchase energy credits from the huge solar project.  The other two are Cobb […]

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Business School  |  It Takes Brains to Behave Spitefully

Business School | It Takes Brains to Behave Spitefully

Harvard Business Review: Preschoolers with greater cognitive ability have a greater propensity to behave spitefully toward others in a game, taking intentional actions that decrease their partners’ payoffs even at some cost to themselves, say Elisabeth Bügelmayer and C. Katharina Spiess of DIW Berlin in Germany. In an experiment, a 1-standard-deviation increase in a cognitive […]

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Community

Plat du Jour  |  Broiled Oysters with Sabayon Glaze

Plat du Jour | Broiled Oysters with Sabayon Glaze

Lisa Harp, Valdosta Today Food Contributor: Colder weather brings out the oysters. Here are some with a French flair for the holidays. We love oysters at our house. It is so good to see conditions improve for our Apalachicola gulf oysters and continue to enjoy their salty wonderfulness. You don’t need me to tell you […]

| December 16, 2014 | 1 Comments
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Wiregrass To Host Gathering of Eagles

Wiregrass To Host Gathering of Eagles

VALDOSTA — The annual Wiregrass Gathering of Eagles Business and Leadership Symposium is back. This year’s theme is “Speaking the Language.” The college is teaming up with gold sponsor First State Bank to bring you an outstanding day of learning. The event’s committee members recruited keynote speaker Patti Wood, MA, CSP. Patti has shared her […]

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Opinion

Rudnik  |  The Problem with “Trigger Warnings” in Our Classrooms

Rudnik | The Problem with “Trigger Warnings” in Our Classrooms

Nick Rudnik, Valdosta Today Opinion Contributor: What We Call “Trigger Warnings” Has Long Gone by Another Name We Know all too Well The prophetic twentieth century science fiction writer, Ray Bradbury, frequently recounted that since his childhood, he wanted to live forever.  And while Bradbury died in 2012 at the ripe old age of 91—perhaps, […]

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Wisenbaker  |  “Better Watch Out”: It’s Not Just for Santa Anymore

Wisenbaker | “Better Watch Out”: It’s Not Just for Santa Anymore

Gary Wisenbaker, Valdosta Today Editorial Director: “Nothing’s off the table.” Not particularly comforting words when they come from the chairman of the Georgia House Transportation Committee, Jay Roberts (R-Ocilla), especially when the reference is how Georgia will raise more revenue for infrastructure and other transportation needs. Brings to mind, “Read my lips.” Georgia has a […]

| December 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Other Recent Posts

Two More Arrested In East Park Avenue Shooting

Two More Arrested In East Park Avenue Shooting

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — Yesterday, Dec. 17, Justin Rashad Foster, 18, and JuMonta Huggie, 17, were arrested for the shooting of Tonisha Finch. The Valdosta Police Department Investigations Bureau transported Foster and Huggie to the Lowndes County Jail. Foster was assigned arrest warrants for four counts of Aggravated Assault, Possession of […]

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Colquitt Regional Opens New Building Thursday

Colquitt Regional Opens New Building Thursday

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

MOULTRIE — Colquitt Regional Medical Center, in Moultrie, is nearing completion on a new medical building. Patients and guests can expect a new front entrance, main lobby, and new emergency department.  The improvements also include new Intensive Care Unit suites, new surgical suites, and new labor and delivery suites. The changes are an enhancement, not […]

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Valdosta Resident Charged With Burglary and Motor Vehicle Theft

Valdosta Resident Charged With Burglary and Motor Vehicle Theft

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — Tuesday, Dec. 16, Brandon Wayne Delk, 17-year old, Valdosta resident was charged with Burglary and Motor Vehicle Theft. On Dec. 9, Delk burglarized a resident’s home on Marion Street. Delk broke into the home through a balcony door and stole $110 in cash. On Dec. 14, Delk […]

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