Local News

Valdosta Child Found Dead

Valdosta Child Found Dead

VALDOSTA — Valdosta Police report finding an unresponsive 14-month old child at a Hill Avenue apartment. Monday morning the Valdosta Police Department responded to the report of an unresponsive child at 501-B E. Hill Avenue. Officers arrived and found that a 14-month old female had passed away. Detectives from the Valdosta Police Department Persons Crime Unit […]

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Valdosta Hotels Experience Car Break-ins

Valdosta Hotels Experience Car Break-ins

VALDOSTA — Officers with the Valdosta Police Department (VPD) responded to the Country Inn and Suites, 1308 N. St. Augustine Road, in reference to suspicious activity. A concerned citizen observed two males looking into cars in the parking lot. The two males were seen leaving in a gold, Toyota Avalon, which was spotted by a […]

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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State News

State Rep. Riley Demands Nunn be Truthful

State Rep. Riley Demands Nunn be Truthful

ATLANTA — Representative Lynne Riley (GA-50) joined women all across Georgia today, demanding Democrat U.S. Senate Candidate Michelle Nunn release information regarding at least two past employment discrimination complaints. Riley, along with Georgia House Speaker Pro Tem Jan Jones (GA-47), Senator Renee Unterman (GA-45), Representative Paulette Braddock (GA-19), Representative Amy Carter (GA-175), Representative Jan Tankersley […]

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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State News Headlines

State News Headlines

Georgia News Network: GEORGIA UNEMPLOYMENT The argument continues over why the state’s unemployment rate stands at 8.1 percent right now…the worst in the nation. State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says he’s going through data from other states, and Georgia’s not alone in seeing big jumps in the unemployment number.  He says it’s happening in Georgia […]

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Sports

VSU Women Handle Delta State

VSU Women Handle Delta State

CLEVELAND, MS – While VSU football was being handled by Delta State in Valdosta, the women’s soccer team was taking care of business in Mississippi. Margaret Stauffer and Zahimara Fantauzzi teamed up for a pair of goals that helped the Blazers build on their recent success, with a 2-0 shutout of the Delta State Lady […]

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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TU Soccer Tops Middle Georgia

TU Soccer Tops Middle Georgia

THOMASVILLE — Thomas University Men’s Soccer (5-0-2) (TSC 0-0) extends the season’s unbeaten streak to seven while extending their overall unbeaten streak to 11. TU increases their record in the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) to 11-2-1 after knocking off Middle Georgia State College 2-0. The Night Hawks came out fighting in the first half […]

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Business

Who Wants to be a Manager, Anyway?

Who Wants to be a Manager, Anyway?

Harvard Business Review: NOT MANY PEOPLE WANT TO BE MANAGERS ANYMORE CareerBuilder surveyed thousands of workers to gauge their interest in becoming managers in the future. Just over a third (34%) said they had no such aspirations. This is a problem for companies that have a need for up-and-coming managers. Why the resistance? Respondents cited […]

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Tift County Unemployment Higher than State’s

Tift County Unemployment Higher than State’s

TIFTON — Georgia’s unemployment rate for August has climbed to 8.1 percent, an increase from 7.7 percent in July and the second-highest jobless rate in the country, with only Mississippi being worse. While seasonally adjusted jobless rates for individual counties have not all been released yet, Tift County’s unemployment rate is expected to remain at […]

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Community

Your Family’s Business  |  529 College Savings Plans

Your Family’s Business | 529 College Savings Plans

Stacy Bush, Valdosta Today Business Contributor Section 529 college savings plans are tax-advantaged college savings vehicles and one of the most popular ways to save for college today. Much like the way 401(k) plans changed the world of retirement savings a few decades ago, 529 college savings plans have changed the world of college savings. […]

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Fashion  |  Women in Clothes: A Book Review

Fashion | Women in Clothes: A Book Review

Lacey McLemore, Valdosta Today Fashion Contributor: When was the last time you read a book about real women, their thoughts on their mothers, and the real way they decide what to wear to an interview? In a format unlike any other, this book has no information on body shapes and colors that work best for […]

| September 22, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Opinion

Editorial  |  Assassinating the First Amendment

Editorial | Assassinating the First Amendment

Gary M. Wisenbaker, Valdosta Today Editorial Director: Among William Shakespeare’s most memorable works is his historical tragedy “Julius Caesar”, a staple (or at least it was at one time) of most high school English lit curriculums. And one of the most memorable lines is given by Mark Antony when he eulogizes his former friend Caesar […]

| September 19, 2014 | 8 Comments
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Editorial  |  The (Precarious) Silver Lining of Ben Carson’s Visit to Valdosta

Editorial | The (Precarious) Silver Lining of Ben Carson’s Visit to Valdosta

Nicholas A. Rudnik, Valdosta Today Editorial Contributor: On Thursday, September 11, neurosurgeon turned political pundit and Fox News contributor Ben Carson was paid $43,000 to visit Valdosta State University and give a keynote address, amid discordant tumult and controversy over the speech. Regular followers of my column will note that I have previously stirred a […]

| September 17, 2014 | 43 Comments
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Other Recent Posts

Colquitt County Indictments, Tifton Car Accident, New Valdosta Public Works Director

Colquitt County Indictments, Tifton Car Accident, New Valdosta Public Works Director

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA/Valdosta Today: Colquitt Indictments Handed Down Bonnie Lee Lewis, Socore Davis and Lenorris Jordan Jr. have been indicted in two separate murder cases. A Colquitt County Grand Jury indicted Lewis and Davis on felony murder counts each and malice murder in connection with the death of Danny Hill last January in […]

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Georgia Supreme Court Rules on Deep South Sanitation Case

Georgia Supreme Court Rules on Deep South Sanitation Case

| September 23, 2014 | 5 Comments

COURT REVERSES LOWER COURT DECISION; COUNTY HAS RIGHT TO STOP DEEP SOUTH’S OPERATIONS ATLANTA — The Supreme Court of Georgia has reversed a lower court’s decision and ruled that Lowndes County has the right to stop a private company from continuing to provide curbside residential trash service because it violates a new local ordinance. Lowndes […]

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Moody Posts Job Opportunities

Moody Posts Job Opportunities

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Moody Air Force Base is posting several job opportunities. For more information, please visit www.nafjobs.org or call 229.257.3466  

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