Local News

Monday Afternoon News Update

Monday Afternoon News Update

Sidewalk Repairs on Gornto Road in Valdosta The City of Valdosta Engineering Department will begin sidewalk repairs on Gornto Road between Springhill Drive and Andover Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 2, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. The work is expected to take five weeks to complete, weather permitting. Traffic lanes on Gornto Road will be […]

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Shots Fired during High Speed Chase

Shots Fired during High Speed Chase

Shots were fired overnight during a police chase in Valdosta involving a Georgia State Trooper. A GBI official says the chase started around 3 o’clock on Highway 41 when a trooper clocked a Nissan Sentra driving at a high rate of speed. The driver refused to stop and later pulled off on to a grassy […]

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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State News

Economist: ‘Peach State Job Engine is Indeed Humming’

Economist: ‘Peach State Job Engine is Indeed Humming’

ATLANTA, GA – Since taking office, Gov. Nathan Deal has budgeted conservatively, downsized state government, implemented real tax reform and created nearly 300,000 private-sector jobs as Georgia rebounded from the Great Recession. A prediction from a Georgia State University economist in today’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution suggests the governor’s policies are working. Director of the Georgia State […]

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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GDOT Suspends Construction Lane Closures for Labor Day Weekend

GDOT Suspends Construction Lane Closures for Labor Day Weekend

TIFTON, GA – The Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures from noon Friday through 5 a.m. the following Tuesday on interstates and other major state routes that access holiday and tourist attractions. The Georgia DOT traditionally restricts lane closures during major holidays to offset increased traffic. This does not include emergency lane closures that may be […]

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Community

3rd Annual “The Clock is Ticking” Swim and BBQ Dinner
| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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8th Annual Festival of Trees Charity Gala
| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Sports

High School Football Scores For 8/29

High School Football Scores For 8/29

   Plant (Fla.) Panthers at Lowndes Vikings 0-0 1-0 14 20 Martin Stadium, 9 p.m. ​ Thomas Co. Central Yellow Jackets at Valdosta Wildcats 0-0 1-0 10 28 Bazemore-Hyder Stadium, 8 p.m. Valwood Valiants at Westfield Hornets 1-0 1-0 24 41 Hornets Nest, 7:30 p.m. ​ Tiftarea Panthers at Georgia Christian Generals 1-0 1-0 18 […]

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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VSU Women’s Basketball Releases 2014-15 Schedule

VSU Women’s Basketball Releases 2014-15 Schedule

VALDOSTA, GA - For the Lady Blazer basketball program, all eyes are set on November 14, 2014. The date marks the home opener against Eckerd and the start of a brand new season, in which Valdosta State will celebrate 40 years of Lady Blazer basketball and will have the opportunity to bounce back from an injury-plagued 2013-14 […]

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Other Recent Posts

Tiny Clinch County Quietly Fields One of the State’s Best Football Programs

Tiny Clinch County Quietly Fields One of the State’s Best Football Programs

| August 29, 2014 | 7 Comments

CLINCH COUNTY, GA - There’s not much to do in Homerville and Clinch County. Highways 84 and 441 meet in the center of town, providing the tiny hamlet with easy access to I-75 in Valdosta, I-95 near Brunswick, and I-10 in Lake City, Florida.  Despite sitting at the intersection of two major thoroughfares and being within […]

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VFD Kicks off “Fill the Boot” Drive, Sept. 4-6

VFD Kicks off “Fill the Boot” Drive, Sept. 4-6

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta Fire Department, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), will host a special event on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 12 p.m., at VFD Station #1, to celebrate their 60-year partnership in raising money and awareness to benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughout the Valdosta area. This event […]

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South Georgia String Project Hosts New Student, Parent Meeting Sept. 3

South Georgia String Project Hosts New Student, Parent Meeting Sept. 3

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA — The South Georgia String Project, a joint venture of the Valdosta State University Department of Music and the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, will kick off its 2014-2015 season with a meeting for new students and their parents at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, in the Fine Arts Building Choir Room. Families with […]

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