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Cordele > Police Search For Murder Suspects

Cordele > Police Search For Murder Suspects

CORDELE — Cordele police are looking for two men that are possibly linked to a murder. The two men, 18-year-old Conardo Dennard and 20-year-old Keontay Miller are suspects in the murder of Tellis Fort. Miller has an arrest warrant for child molestation, and both of them have Crisp County warrants for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon […]

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Valdosta > Fire Breaks Out at Nightclub

Valdosta > Fire Breaks Out at Nightclub

VALDOSTA — A Valdosta nightclub caught on fire early this morning. Around 3:30 a.m., Valdosta Fire Department firefighters were called to Dreams Nightclub on Bemiss Road. The fire was extinguished before it could spread. The cause of the fire and how much damage it caused is unknown at this time.

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Albany > Police Use Stun Gun on Man

Albany > Police Use Stun Gun on Man

ALBANY — Police officers used a stun gun to end a stand off with a Lee County man on Tuesday. The man, 45-year-old Robert Dean led police on a car chase down Cook Road. On Tuesday, Dean shot at a male after the male confronted him about his 5-year-old daughter being in the car. He […]

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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State News

Macon > Girlfriend Shoots Man over Other Woman

Macon > Girlfriend Shoots Man over Other Woman

MACON — An argument over another woman led to a violent domestic dispute, according to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office. Lisa Michelle Mack, 42, was arrested Monday morning and charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, the release stated. Jerald Corbin was shot in the […]

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Athens > Peeping Tom Hugs, Kisses Victim

Athens > Peeping Tom Hugs, Kisses Victim

ATHENS — Athens-Clarke County police Monday night arrested a man after he allegedly spied on his neighbor in her home off South Milledge Avenue and then allegedly hugged and kissed her. Donald A. Mitchell, 46, was charged with felony offense of being a Peeping Tom. The 26-year-old alleged victim told police she heard someone brushing […]

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Savannah > New Regulations Coming for Truckers

Savannah > New Regulations Coming for Truckers

SAVANNAH – Georgia lawmakers are looking to enforce stricter driving laws for truck drivers after 10 people died on Interstate 16 in the last month. The first accident happened in Bryan County and killed five Georgia Southern nursing students and five more people were killed last week in Pooler. Investigators believe both accidents were caused […]

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Sports

Hawks > It’s Four and Done for Atlanta; Cavs Advance

Hawks > It’s Four and Done for Atlanta; Cavs Advance

CLEVELAND — LeBron James knew what he left behind when he bolted to Miami five years ago. He broke hearts at home, where generations of Cleveland fans only know championships through stories told by their fathers, yellowed newspaper clippings or grainy black-and-white film.   “I’m a guy who believes in unfinished business,” he said. With […]

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Braves > Kershaw Dominates In Dodgers Win Over Braves

Braves > Kershaw Dominates In Dodgers Win Over Braves

Kyle Taylor, Valdosta Today Sports LOS ANGELES – Tuesday night brought back some bad memories for Braves fans of the 2013 NLDS against the Dodgers. Clayton Kershaw (2-3) had his way with the Braves in that series and did the same in game two of the series between the Dodgers and Braves on Tuesday at […]

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Beckham > Latest on Tift High Football

Beckham > Latest on Tift High Football

Chris Beckham, Valdosta Today Sports Jim Torell is part of the broadcast crew that covers Tift County football. He joined Chris Beckham on The High School Football Report to discuss the team’s new coach and the outlook for the upcoming season.  

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Business

Bush > IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

Bush > IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

Stacy Bush, Valdosta Today Financial Contributor: The reason withdrawals from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) prior to age 59½ are generally subject to a 10% tax penalty is that policymakers wanted to create a disincentive to use these savings for anything other than retirement.¹ Yet, policymakers also recognize that life can present more pressing circumstances […]

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Business > Use Sensory Cues to Win People’s Attention

Business > Use Sensory Cues to Win People’s Attention

Harvard Business Review Your success depends on winning people’s attention. If your team doesn’t listen to you, how can you lead effectively? If you can’t get your client’s focus, how will your business survive? Here are three triggers that call people to attention: • Automaticity. Sensory cues like loud sounds, bright colors, and temperature grab […]

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Fayetteville > Pinewood Studios May House Georgia Film Academy

Fayetteville > Pinewood Studios May House Georgia Film Academy

FAYETTEVILLE — Gov. Nathan Deal’s planned Georgia Film Academy has likely found a home at Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayetteville, according to thecitizen.com. Last week, Pinewood Atlanta Studios architect Bill Foley told the Fayetteville City Council the academy would be located in the Pinewood Production Centre, across the street from the 288-acre studio complex where […]

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Living

Valdosta > SGMC Offers Safe Sitter Courses

Valdosta > SGMC Offers Safe Sitter Courses

VALDOSTA — South Georgia Medical Center and the YMCA are teaming up to offer a one-day Safe Sitter® course for boys and girls ages 11 to 14 on June 12, 19, and July 10, 17 from 8:30am-3:30pm at SGMC. Safe Sitter® is a national, non-profit organization that provides programs to teach youth life and safety […]

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Valdosta > SGMC Receives Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care

Valdosta > SGMC Receives Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care

VALDOSTA — South Georgia Medical Center has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award (WCA) as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care. According to the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA), stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the US and the leading cause of adult […]

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Valdosta > VSU Offers Dozens of Summer Camps for School-Age Children

Valdosta > VSU Offers Dozens of Summer Camps for School-Age Children

  VALDOSTA — During the 2015 summer, Valdosta State University is offering more than 60 fun and educational camps, covering everything from athletics and the arts to science and computers, for boys and girls ages 4 to 18. CAMP DISCOVERY Let’s Act When: 9 a.m. to noon June 1-5 Where: Center for Continuing Education Target […]

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Opinion

Rudnik > The Patriot Act and the Orwellian Police State

Rudnik > The Patriot Act and the Orwellian Police State

We’ve All Heard the Arguments to Reauthorize the Patriot Act Before Nick Rudnik, Valdosta Today Opinion Contributor William Faulkner once wrote that “fiction is often the best fact.” Fiction allows the reader to set aside the biases and attitudes inherent to their own time, and consider a relevant perspective without a sense of attachment. With […]

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Letters > Bad Experience at Wild Adventures

Letters > Bad Experience at Wild Adventures

Letter to the Editor: My name is Vernon Williams and I live in Jacksonville, Fl. On Saturday May 23, around 6:30 PM friends and family of mine were involved in a malfunctioning ride at Wild Adventures theme park in Valdosta Ga. While in the open safari portion of the ride, where the animals are in […]

| May 26, 2015 | 4 Comments
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Opinion > Sheppard: “We need to kill our oppressors”

Opinion > Sheppard: “We need to kill our oppressors”

PJ Media VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University student Eric Sheppard, who has been on the run since April 21, has put out a violent, 4,700-word manifesto bashing white people and threatening to “annihilate those who come after me.” Sheppard is wanted on weapons charges and for making terrorist threats via social media. On April 17, […]

| May 26, 2015 | 11 Comments
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Valdosta > Man Caught Burglarizing Home

Valdosta > Man Caught Burglarizing Home

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — Valdosta Police Department officials arrested a man after he broke into a home on Sunday. Around 7:06 a.m., Derek Cole was found inside of a home on 902 Pineview Drive. Police received reports of a burglary in progress and upon arrival officers found an open window with a damaged screen on the back […]

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Albany > Car Chase Ends In Standoff

Albany > Car Chase Ends In Standoff

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

ALBANY — A car chase in Lee County ended in a standoff. The chase began on Cook Road and ended on the 500 block of Philema Road at the suspects house. The suspect fired multiple shots at civilians but did not injure anyone. Officials reported that the suspect of the vehicle held a gun to his […]

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Bulldogs > QB Eason Army All-American

Bulldogs > QB Eason Army All-American

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

ATHENS — Jacob Eason has been committed to the Georgia Bulldogs since last summer and now adds a new commitment to his name, as he has accepted his invitation to the U.S. Army All-American Game. 247 Sports recently spoke to the Lake Stevens, Washington native to discuss how important the invitation to this prestigious game […]

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