Local News

LHS Mock Trial Competes at Harvard

LHS Mock Trial Competes at Harvard

Valdosta – This month, the Lowndes High School Mock Trial team traveled to Harvard to compete. “Harvard has been on our team’s bucket list for some time so when the invitation came this year, it was time to check it off,” LHS Mock Trial Coach Michael White said in an October interview. The following teams […]

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Valdosta Mall Holiday Schedule

Valdosta Mall Holiday Schedule

Valdosta – The Valdosta Mall has announced its special holiday hours. Thanksgiving Day 6:00 pm-12:00 am Black Friday 8:00 am-9:00 pm November 25th 10:00 am-9:00 pm December 1st 10:00 am-10:00 pm December 2nd 9:00 am-10:00 pm December 3rd 12:00 pm-7:00 pm December 8th 10:00 am-10:00 pm December 9th 9:00 am-10:00 pm December 10th 12:00 pm-7:00 pm December 11th 10:00 am-10:00 pm December 12th 10:00 am-10:00 pm […]

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
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VSU Students Discover New Method of Producing ‘Wonder Material’ Graphene

VSU Students Discover New Method of Producing ‘Wonder Material’ Graphene

Valdosta State University Press Release” VALDOSTA — Physical chemistry students at Valdosta State University are working to develop a new and more efficient method of producing graphene, a material that has the potential to revolutionize everything from electronics to medicine. The students expect to file a patent by the end of the Fall 2017 semester. […]

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Regional News

Cataula Tax Preparers Sentenced for Tax Fraud

Cataula Tax Preparers Sentenced for Tax Fraud

Press Release: G.F. “Pete” Peterman, III, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announces that on November 21, 2017, Chief U.S. District Court Judge Clay D. Land sentenced Melissa Lowe, age 47, and her daughter, Bianca Lowe, age 29, for their roles in filing false tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service. Melissa […]

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Columbus Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Attempted Sexual Exploitation of Children

Columbus Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Attempted Sexual Exploitation of Children

Press Release: United States Attorney G. F. “Pete” Peterman, III announces that Timothy Joiner, age 34 of Columbus, Georgia, was sentenced to serve 20 years in Federal prison for attempted sexual exploitation of children  The sentence was handed down on November 20, 2017, by Chief United States District Court Judge Clay D. Land in Columbus, […]

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

By: Associated Press  ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) — One of the nation’s largest domed stadiums has been reduced to rubble. The Georgia Dome in downtown Atlanta was imploded with nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives around 7:30 a.m. Monday. The dome, which opened in 1992, was the former home of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons and also the […]

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Sports

Lowndes Playoff Tickets On Sale This Week

Lowndes Playoff Tickets On Sale This Week

Press Release: With the 60-6 victory over Campbell High School the Vikings have advanced to the 2nd round of the 2017 Georgia Class 7-A football playoffs.  On Friday November 17 Lowndes will host the McEachern High School Indians.  Kickoff is set for 8:00 PM at Martin Stadium.  In the most recent Georgia high school football poll McEachern […]

| November 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Lowndes Dominates Campbell; Moves onto Round Two

Lowndes Dominates Campbell; Moves onto Round Two

Valdosta – The Lowndes High Vikings defeat the Campbell High Spartans 60-6 in Round One of the GHSA 7A Playoffs. It took a bit for the Vikings to get a score on the scoreboard. With 3:17 left in the first quarter, Gary Osby scored from two yards out. At the end of the first quarter, […]

| November 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Tickets Still Available for Vikings-Spartans Game

Tickets Still Available for Vikings-Spartans Game

Press Release: Tonight your Vikings will host the Campbell High Spartans in the first round of the 2017 7-A state football playoffs.  Tickets for this game remain on both sides of the stadium and are currently on sale at the Viking Athletic Ticket Office.  The ticket office is located in the Annex Building of the Board of Education […]

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Business

Perfectly Priscilla Features Curvy Fashions

Perfectly Priscilla Features Curvy Fashions

By Sharah Denton In June of 2014 Deidre Thompson had no idea that her idea of having fashion options for curvy women would grow into a million dollar gold mine for plus sized women.  It was Deidra’s disdain for clothing either not flattering or trendy for the curvy woman that gave her the idea to […]

| November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Curt Fowler: How to Be Results Driven and Transformational

Curt Fowler: How to Be Results Driven and Transformational

Curt Fowler | Fowler & Company I had the privilege of leading a strategic planning retreat recently and had a great conversation with some leaders about how you can be a “transformational” leader and still drive the results you need. It’s a great question. To be transformational, you must care more about the success of […]

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Jacobs’ Ladder Provides Unique Therapy

Jacobs’ Ladder Provides Unique Therapy

By: Sharah Denton For Leslie Jacobs, seeing children with developmental disabilities reach their goals and reach milestones in therapy is what she is passionate about. Since 1995, Leslie has taught able riders and worked in Raleigh, North Carolina with Special Olympics World Games where she was responsible for two riders and their horses. Her work […]

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Living

City of Valdosta Promotes Small Business Saturday

City of Valdosta Promotes Small Business Saturday

City of Valdosta Press Release: The seventh annual Small Business Saturday is Nov. 25. This nationwide movement reminds citizens to support local, small businesses, which serve as the backbone of our economy. According to the Small Business Administration, 63 percent of new jobs come from small businesses. Citizens should recognize the importance of locally-owned businesses […]

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Beyond Mom Life

Beyond Mom Life

By Sharah Denton The Beyond Mom Life group gearing up spread holiday cheer for mothers throughout the community thanks to a special young ladies vision.  Arlayshia Copeland had a vision of bringing mothers together to impact the community came to life due to her goals for her daughter’s future.  “I care about her future as […]

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
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VSU Senior Studies Abroad in Costa Rica

VSU Senior Studies Abroad in Costa Rica

By Sharah Denton For one Valdosta State University Senior, studying abroad was an opportunity to not only travel and learn about another culture, it was a life changing adventure.  Breanna Johnson is majoring in Communication, Intercultural Organizational Communication and plans to graduate in May of 2018. “I always had an urge to travel to many […]

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
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In Other News

Samuel Adams Announces a $199 Beer that is Illegal in 12 States

Samuel Adams Announces a $199 Beer that is Illegal in 12 States

Wise Brother Media – If you want a beer that’s absurdly expensive and illegal in most of the south, then today’s your day. Samuel Adams just announced they’re making a special craft beer called Utopias.  It’s 56 proof, which makes it just as potent as a lot of hard alcohol.  And a bottle of it will […]

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Kid Rock Says He Isn’t Running for the Senate and Mocks the People Who Believed Him

Kid Rock Says He Isn’t Running for the Senate and Mocks the People Who Believed Him

(Photo: kidrock.com)   (Wise Brothers Media) – If it wasn’t obvious already, Kid Rock is not running for a Michigan Senate seat next year.  He confirmed that it was a joke in a radio interview yesterday, and he actually kind of mocked the people who believed him. He said, quote, “[Eff] no, I’m not running for […]

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
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A Man Lives in the Woods For 10 Years to Get Away From His Wife

A Man Lives in the Woods For 10 Years to Get Away From His Wife

(Wise Brother Media) – This might be the most extreme passive-aggressive way anyone’s ever gotten out of a bad marriage. A little over a decade ago, a guy in his early 50s named Malcolm Applegate from Hampshire, England was finally over his wife nagging him. So . . . he disappeared.  Literally.  One day he […]

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Other Recent Posts

Escape Room Hosted at LHS

Escape Room Hosted at LHS

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Schools Press Release: Nora Eakin, Lowndes High School math teacher, hosted an escape or breakout room at LHS. Eakin redecorated her room and two other teachers’ rooms, set up the mysteries and clues and let the students and parents lose. “You’re theoretically locked in a room and you have to solve a mystery or […]

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‘Thanksgiving for Thousands’ helps feed local families in need

‘Thanksgiving for Thousands’ helps feed local families in need

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: Noelani Mathews | WCTV Eyewitness News VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) – Tuesday morning, countless cars lined up at Valdosta High School. Hundreds of local volunteers loaded each one with boxes and bags of food. Over 2,000 food boxes come from Second Harvest’s food bank, which hosts ‘Thanksgiving for Thousands’ every year. “I’m so excited about […]

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Moody Issues Periodic Notice For Grand Bay Training Operations

Moody Issues Periodic Notice For Grand Bay Training Operations

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Moody Air Force Base Press Release: MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, GA. — Moody Air Force Base is issuing its periodic official notice to area residents of surrounding counties concerning daily Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range operations and general military training airspace operations. This also concerns the personal safety of recreational or hunting enthusiasts that […]

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