Local News

Chamber Warns Businesses of Fraud

Chamber Warns Businesses of Fraud

VALDOSTA, GA – According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), companies with fewer than 100 employees lose approximately $155,000 as a result of fraud each year. In addition, small businesses have a higher fraud rate than larger companies and non-business owners. Advances in technology and the widespread abilities of the Internet grant people […]

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Valid VSU ID Required to Enter Odum Library After 10 pm

Valid VSU ID Required to Enter Odum Library After 10 pm

VALDOSTA, GA — Beginning Aug. 4, a valid Valdosta State University identification card will be required to enter Odum Library after 10 p.m. This access change is in concert with the university’s commitment to increased security on campus. Access via the north entrance doors will be by card-swipe only between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. […]

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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State News

Start of Statewide Tax-Free Holiday Weekend

Start of Statewide Tax-Free Holiday Weekend

ATLANTA, GA- Gov. Nathan Deal has announced the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday weekend will take place today and Saturday, Aug. 1-2. The sales tax-free holiday was reinstated under the Georgia Jobs and Family Tax Reform Plan in 2012 and extended for an additional two years through this year’s tax reform package. “Reducing the tax burden […]

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Deal: We Will Show Compassion, Follow Rule of Law

Deal: We Will Show Compassion, Follow Rule of Law

ATLANTA, GA – Gov. Nathan Deal today met with a diverse group from the state’s Latino community to discuss how the nation’s unaccompanied minor crisis is affecting Georgia and how we can find humanitarian solutions. “Today’s productive meeting served as a follow up to last week’s letter to the Obama administration,” said Deal. “In Georgia, […]

| July 31, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Community

Monster Mayhem Wheels into Nashville August 15 & 16

Monster Mayhem Wheels into Nashville August 15 & 16

NASHVILLE, GA – Monster Mayhem, a monster truck show featuring top trucks and drivers is storming into Nashville-Berrien County for shows on August 15th and 16th. Monster Mayhem will feature several professional drivers including Rob French and Kevin King and their championship trucks. Both drivers have competed and performed nationally and internationally at various monster […]

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Thomas University’s Gatsby Casino Night set for Aug. 16 in Cairo

Thomas University’s Gatsby Casino Night set for Aug. 16 in Cairo

THOMASVILLE, GA – Guests at the Gatsby Casino Night will step back into the roaring ’20s and experience the Jazz Age culture of speakeasies, spicy music and delicious food all while raising money for scholarships for Thomas University students. This year’s event will be held Aug. 16 at the Grady Cultural Center in Cairo. Just like the […]

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Sports

Brooks County Trojan Tickets On Sale

Brooks County Trojan Tickets On Sale

QUITMAN, GA- Individuals interested in purchasing reserved season tickets for Trojan Football games can do so beginning August 6, 2014. Season tickets are $40.00 and can be purchased at the J.H. Wells Education Center located at 1081 Barwick Road, Quitman GA 31643. The hours of purchase are 10 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. For […]

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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VSU Fishing Club Members to Compete in Bassmaster National Championship

VSU Fishing Club Members to Compete in Bassmaster National Championship

VALDOSTA, GA –Taylor Minick and Landon Tucker will represent the Valdosta State University Bass Fishing Club at the 2014 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship at the Chatuge Reservoir in Young Harris, Ga. July 31 to Aug. 2. The duo will compete among 84 teams from colleges and universities across the country. The contenders have […]

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Other Recent Posts

Allegations at Georgia Sheriff’s Youth Home

Allegations at Georgia Sheriff’s Youth Home

| August 1, 2014 | 1 Comments

HAHIRA, GA – Four people have been arrested after allegations of child molestation were made at the Georgia Sheriff’s Youth Home in Hahira. On Friday, July 25, 2014, at approximately 5:00 PM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested Jesus Gomez, 17, at the Valdosta DFACS Office, and charged him with child molestation. Gomez was a […]

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Road Closure on Eager Road Extended Through August 8, 2014

Road Closure on Eager Road Extended Through August 8, 2014

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The City of Valdosta’s Engineering Department has extended the timeline of work on Eager Road to complete base repairs through August 8, 2014. During repairs, the eastbound lane of Eager Road will be closed from Berkley Drive to Oak Street.  Detour routes will be in place for the redirection of traffic in this area […]

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Valdosta’s Massingill Hungry for Wins after Losing a Season to Knee Injury

Valdosta’s Massingill Hungry for Wins after Losing a Season to Knee Injury

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Valdosta High School was searching for a leader among last year’s offense as it has to replace its senior quarterback and several offensive linemen who also graduated in 2013. With three classmates competing for the position, the VHS coaching staff began to take notice of junior Cole Massingill. As the summer progressed […]

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