Local News

LCSO Search for Dump Truck Thieves Near Exit 22

LCSO Search for Dump Truck Thieves Near Exit 22

VALDOSTA, GA – The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for two individuals in connection with a theft in Macon. This morning, around 8:00 a.m., deputies from the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a dump truck traveling south on I-75. The driver of the dump truck refused to stop and it was […]

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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100 Years of Growing a Greater Community

100 Years of Growing a Greater Community

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber dedicated its 100th Centennial Tree to its first 100 Chairmen of the Chamber Board of Directors on Wednesday in a ceremony attended by some of the community’s most prominent professionals. Carla Penny, Chairwoman of the Centennial Tree Project Committee, greeted many of the Chamber’s former chairmen of the Board […]

| July 28, 2014 | 1 Comments
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State News

AAA: Gas Prices Fall to Lowest Level in Four Months

AAA: Gas Prices Fall to Lowest Level in Four Months

TAMPA, FL – Gasoline is selling at the lowest price since March amid rising gasoline supplies and falling oil prices. The national and Florida average prices for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline are on a 30-day streak of declines. Prices in Georgia and Tennessee have fallen 34 and 32 consecutive days respectively. The price of […]

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Georgia’s Pre-K Program Welcomes 84,000 Four Year Olds This Fall

Georgia’s Pre-K Program Welcomes 84,000 Four Year Olds This Fall

ATLANTA, GA – School bells will be ringing soon for up to 84,000 four year olds attending Georgia’s Pre-K Program. The voluntary, lottery-funded Pre-K program has been recognized as one of the top programs in the nation, based on quality standards, teacher qualifications, and enrollment. Georgia’s Pre-K Program, considered universal – meaning that any age […]

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Community

Greater Valdosta United Way To Host “The Prom”

Greater Valdosta United Way To Host “The Prom”

VALDOSTA, GA – Save the Date  for “The Prom”, a retro-celebration to benefit the Greater Valdosta United Way. “The Prom,” will be held Saturday, August 23rd at 7pm in downtown Valdosta at the Loft at City Market and will offer dancing to the party tunes of DJ Lloyd Carter, a full cash bar complete with […]

| July 22, 2014 | 1 Comments
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Kids Are People Too Fair

Kids Are People Too Fair

VALDOSTA, GA – Community Sponsors Partners is hosting its Seventh Annual “Kids Are People Too Fair” to support impoverished and homeless children in our community. This event will be held on August 2, 2014 from 10am-2pm at Pinevale Elementary School Gymnasium, 930 Lake Park Road, Valdosta, GA. Community Sponsors Partners will be providing up to […]

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Sports

Guaranteed UGA Game Day Parking Passes for $140

Guaranteed UGA Game Day Parking Passes for $140

ATHENS, GA – With the University of Georgia’s home opener just over a month away, UGA Parking Services is preparing for football traffic by selling season-long parking permits. The Bulldogs’ home season starts Aug. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Sanford Stadium against Clemson and ends Nov. 29 with Georgia Tech. The season-long parking permit will […]

| July 28, 2014 | 1 Comments
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VSU Volleyball Announces 2014 Schedule, Recruits

VSU Volleyball Announces 2014 Schedule, Recruits

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta State volleyball program is primed for a big fall season with the announcement of the 2014 schedule and some exciting additions to the roster for the upcoming campaign.With Mike Swan, the reigning Gulf South Conference Coach of the Year, at the helm, the Blazers will break in the newly renovated hardwood of The Complex with […]

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Other Recent Posts

5 Critical Financial Issues in Remarriages

5 Critical Financial Issues in Remarriages

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

EDITORIAL – Many Americans are in their second and third marriages. In fact, statistics from a 2012 book, The Remarriage Blueprint, suggest that nearly 40 percent of new marriages include at least one previously married spouse.  Remarrying later in life can produce a number of complex financial, legal, and emotional matters that should be addressed […]

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Award-Winning Young Professionals Share Secrets of Success

Award-Winning Young Professionals Share Secrets of Success

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber’s MetroOne Young Professionals hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday at the Hilton Garden Inn to highlight successful business practices. MetroOne is co-chaired by Courtney and Thompson Gooding and consists of local young professionals between the ages of 21 and 40. Panelists included Angela Hobby, Jamie Baltrus, Malynda Dorsey, and […]

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Deal: Talk to States Before Sending Unaccompanied Minors

Deal: Talk to States Before Sending Unaccompanied Minors

| July 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

ATLANTA, GA – Gov. Nathan Deal has sent this letter to ask the Obama administration to define the status of the Central American unaccompanied minors being held by federal authorities before asking private or state organizations in Georgia to take them in. “The state of Georgia has received no guidance from the federal government about what it […]

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