Local News

Azalea Health Announces Agreement to Merge  with simplifyMD

Azalea Health Announces Agreement to Merge with simplifyMD

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 […]

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Seniors 65 and Older Can Audit Thomas University classes for free

Seniors 65 and Older Can Audit Thomas University classes for free

THOMASVILLE, GA – Thomas University recently lowered the age at which members of the community can audit classes for free. Now seniors 65 and older can audit classes without paying an audit fee. The fee for all others to audit classes is $100 per credit. “Life-long learners have the advantage of having Thomas University in […]

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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State News

Superintendent Barge and State Board of Education Initiate Rule Regarding Food and Beverage School Fundraisers

Superintendent Barge and State Board of Education Initiate Rule Regarding Food and Beverage School Fundraisers

ATLANTA, GA – In response to new federal school nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and the State Board of Education has initiated the rulemaking process to amend the state board rule to comply with the federal Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010. Federal regulations require these new standards beginning July 1, 2014. […]

| July 21, 2014 | 1 Comments
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Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Rises to 7.4 Percent in June

Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Rises to 7.4 Percent in June

ATLANTA, GA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 7.4 percent, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 7.2 percent in May. The rate in June of last year was 8.4 percent. “Although the rate increased, it’s because of seasonal factors, such as the summer […]

| July 17, 2014 | 2 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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Other Recent Posts

July 4th Spirit Of America Event

July 4th Spirit Of America Event

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bring your family and friends for a day of food, fun, prizes, live music, and FIREWORKS!!!  It’s the 19th Annual ‘Valdosta Toyota Spirit of America Celebration’, presented by Austin’s Cattle Company, and hosted by the Black Crow Media radio stations. This event is FREE to attend and happens in the Valdosta Mall parking lot on […]

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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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Sewer Main Construction in Annexed Island 35B

Sewer Main Construction in Annexed Island 35B

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA- The City of Valdosta Engineering Department will continue sewer main construction in Annexed Island 35B for two weeks, beginning Monday, July 21. The Oak Street southbound lane, from Smithbriar Drive to Thea Lane, will be closed during construction but will be opened at the end of each day. The work is expected to […]

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Business of the Week: Baytree Animal Hospital

Business of the Week: Baytree Animal Hospital

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Baytree Animal Hospital was named Leading Business of the Week by the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce for July 14th. Baytree Animal Hospital is one of Valdosta’s most highly-rated veterinary hospitals. It seeks first and foremost to offer the best care and service possible to its clients and their owners through its capable […]

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