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Students Examine Physical and Mechanical Properties of Dental Ceramics

Students Examine Physical and Mechanical Properties of Dental Ceramics

VALDOSTA, GA – Students in Valdosta State University’s Engineering Studies Program are making strides to improve the field of cosmetic dentistry by examining the physical and mechanical properties of porcelain. “Those in the field of dentistry are finding that dental ceramics prostheses do not last very long because of issues related to laboratory techniques, thermal […]

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Pine Grove Elementary Archers Compete in State Competition

Pine Grove Elementary Archers Compete in State Competition

LOWNDES COUNTY, GA – Students from Pine Grove Elementary School’s archery team joined more than 900 students from the top archery teams in the state in Perry, Georgia on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014.  The State’s top archers from more than 44 elementary, middle and high schools convene in Perry at the Georgia National Fairgrounds for […]

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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State News

Deal Signs Bill Extending Tax-Free Holiday Weekends

Deal Signs Bill Extending Tax-Free Holiday Weekends

ATLANTA, GA - Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years. The bill, signed during visits to the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Atlanta Food Bank, is a direct result of the Governor’s […]

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Governor Deal Signs Sales Tax Exemption Bill For Georgia’s Food Banks

Governor Deal Signs Sales Tax Exemption Bill For Georgia’s Food Banks

ATLANTA, GA - Governor Nathan Deal today signed House Bill 958, a piece of legislation which revives sales tax exemptions for Georgia’s food banks.  This initiative will help sustain the charitable service of Georgia’s food banks, saving an estimated $2.5 million over two years statewide.  The bill also extends the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and Energy Star […]

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Sports

VSU Baseball Edges West Georgia 5-4

VSU Baseball Edges West Georgia 5-4

CARROLTON, GA -  Clint Carr‘s run-scoring single in the top of the seventh inning propelled Valdosta State to a 5-4 victory over West Georgia in Gulf South Conference baseball action at Cole Field Sunday afternoon. The Blazers (22-16, 13-12) entered the seventh inning with a 4-3 lead and saw its first two batters of the inning […]

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Albritton Breaks Home Run Record in Win Over West Georgia

Albritton Breaks Home Run Record in Win Over West Georgia

CARROLLTON, GA -  Courtney Albritton passed Marti Littlefield and set a new mark for the VSU all-time home run record with a fifth inning home run that helped the Valdosta State softball team secure a 7-1 victory over West Georgia on Sunday afternoon in Carrollton, Ga. The afternoon triumph put an exclamation point on a three-game sweep of the […]

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Georgia DOT 2014 Rail Plan Public Meeting Scheduled in Valdosta

Georgia DOT 2014 Rail Plan Public Meeting Scheduled in Valdosta

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Georgia Department of Transportation representatives are holding a meeting Thursday in Valdosta to explain the purpose of the 2014 Statewide Rail Plan and hear what the public wants and needs from their rail system. The meeting will be held at the Valdosta City Hall Annex, 300 N. Lee St., from 5-7 p.m. A short presentation will […]

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SGMC Announces New Leadership

SGMC Announces New Leadership

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – South Georgia Medical Center announces new leaders which include Julie Haskins and Mandy McMillan. Julie Haskins is now the Administrative Director of Accounting and will manage the accounting functions for all SGMC campuses, Hospice of South Georgia, Langdale Place and the SGMC Foundation. She will oversee financial reporting, payroll functions, accounts payable […]

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Thomasville to Test Downtown Fireworks Display Again

Thomasville to Test Downtown Fireworks Display Again

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

THOMASVILLE, GA – The Judicial Center parking lot on Madison Street will serve as the stage for the second round of testing for potential launch sites for future fireworks displays. These test launches are being conducted as part of the City of Thomasville Main Street and Tourism’s initiative to provide a dynamic experience within Thomasville’s […]

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