Local News

Update on Linder Homicide:  Suspects Arrested

Update on Linder Homicide: Suspects Arrested

VALDOSTA — The Valdosta Police Department have issued on update on the homicide of Timothy Linder. VPD Detectives have arrested two additional persons related to the Linder homicide.  Angel Clark, an 18-year old African-American female and Valdosta resident has been arrested and charged with Party to the Crime of Felony Murder, Party to the Crime […]

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Perdue and Huckabee:  Nunn Does Not Share our Values

Perdue and Huckabee: Nunn Does Not Share our Values

Eric Baker, Valdosta Today: VALDOSTA — Speaking to a standing room only crowd this morning, Republican U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue vowed to “represent the interests and values of Georgians, not Harry Reid and Barack Obama.” The event, held at Valdosta’s landmark barbeque restaurant, The Smokin’ Pig, drew over 300 cheering supporters who interrupted his […]

| October 31, 2014 | 1 Comments
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State News

Homebuilder Indicted

Homebuilder Indicted

ALBANY — The former President of the Southwest Georgia Homebuilders Association has turned himself in to authorities after being indicted on fraud and false statement charges. WALB is reporting Jack Daniel Garrett was indicted by a Grand Jury on Wednesday.  Prosecutors charged that Garrett intentionally misstated contractor affidavits and made intentional misrepresentations to mortgage lenders […]

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Leon County Schools Served Subpoena by FBI

Leon County Schools Served Subpoena by FBI

TALLAHASSEE — Reports from Tallahassee state that Leon County Schools was served a subpoena from the FBI related to construction-related documents and information stemming from an investigation concerning potential misuse of board funds.  This has been a result of many accusations of financial misappropriations and failure to follow due process at the board office with […]

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Sports

High School Football Scores for 10/31/14

High School Football Scores for 10/31/14

Chris Beckham is the host of Friday Night Football radio program as well as the ‘The Morning Drive’ on WVGA Newstalk 105.9 Games to Watch The Winnersville Classic was a classic indeed as Valdosta’s Brennan Goodson booted a 32-yard field goal to lead the Wildcats to a 13-10 win over Lowndes at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium Friday […]

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Beckham  |  It’s Winnersville, It’s Big

Beckham | It’s Winnersville, It’s Big

Chris Beckham, Valdosta Today Sports Columnist: Friday night at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium, a large segment of the community’s attention will be focused on the Winnersville Classic. But for some, it may have more meaning than others. It’s a big game for Valdosta senior quarterback Cole Massingill, who lost his chance to play in this game as […]

| October 31, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Business

Business School  |  Make Networking Less Stressful

Business School | Make Networking Less Stressful

Harvard Business Review: Networking doesn’t always come naturally. But finding the right type of gathering that suits your strengths and interests will make networking much more successful — and enjoyable. Don’t force yourself to attend every event for the sake of “networking.” Make sure the environment works for you. If you don’t like crowded, noisy […]

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Pennsylvania firm Recalls Chicken Products sold Nationwide

Pennsylvania firm Recalls Chicken Products sold Nationwide

ATLANTA — Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of some breaded chicken products that have been distributed here in Georgia, because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Staphylococcal enterotoxin. Georgia Department of Agriculture inspectors will be checking retail establishments to make sure the recalled product is removed […]

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Community

SGMC’s Chef Donaldson Receives National Award for Culinary Excellence

SGMC’s Chef Donaldson Receives National Award for Culinary Excellence

VALDOSTA – South Georgia Medical Center Executive Chef Reginald Donaldson received the Willis Williams Spirit of Service Award for Culinary Excellence from Morrison Healthcare, a leading contract food and nutrition services company for hospitals and health systems across the United States. Donaldson is the first recipient of this award which honors the late Willis Clay Williams, […]

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Travel  |  Dahlonega

Travel | Dahlonega

Lacey McLemore, Valdosta Today Features Writer: Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Try visiting Dahlonega, GA. With plenty of activities to fit everyone’s taste and budget, Dahlonega, GA is the ideal destination for everyone this Fall. Although I have spent many weekends throughout the years in this great city, my most recent trip […]

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Opinion

Letter to the Editor  |  Deal and Guns

Letter to the Editor | Deal and Guns

Bryan Austin, Valdosta Today Reader in Response to Nathan Deal Visit: Our pro-gun legislation has been killed for the past three years by a SuperRepublican Majority in the Senate lead by Lt Gov Cagle and current Gov Deal. Read the following. Here’s the long story, which I’m telling because you want info on Deal. This […]

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Editorial  |  Admit it Michelle, You’ll Vote for Reid and You Support Politics of Fear

Editorial | Admit it Michelle, You’ll Vote for Reid and You Support Politics of Fear

Gary M. Wisenbaker, Valdosta Today Editorial Director: “My entire orientation is around working together. I’m going to do the right thing for Georgia and what I think is in the right interest of the nation,” Democatic U.S. Senate hopeful Michelle Nunn recently declared. She went on to bemoan the loss of the “collegial set of […]

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Local News Brief

Local News Brief

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: BARGE:  UPWARD TREND IN GRAD RATES  |  ATLANTA — Superintendent of Georgia School’s John Barge says that the upward trend in high school graduation rates is cause to celebrate. The numbers continue to increase for the third year in a row going up from 71.8% in 2013 to 72.5% in […]

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Governor Deal Visits Valdosta

Governor Deal Visits Valdosta

| October 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — Wednesday, Governor Nathan Deal stopped by the old Lowndes County courthouse while on his campaign bus tour to speak to Valdosta citizens. This will be Deal’s second bus tour, the first took place four years ago before he was elected as Georgia’s governor. Deal’s campaign focuses on a number of […]

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Opinion  |  Our Devaluation for That which is Modern

Opinion | Our Devaluation for That which is Modern

| October 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

Nick Rudnik, Valdosta Today Opinion Contributor: Americans often exhibit a lack of appreciation for modernism. Whether it’s typified in the beautiful simplicity of New York’s Time-Life Building, the futurism of Herman Miller furniture, the Jet Age chic of chrome tailfins on automobiles, the confusion of a Stravinsky musical score, or the complex-impressionism of a Pollack, […]

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