Morning News Briefs for 4-26-16

| April 26, 2016


An Albany man is recovering from a beating suffered during a home invasion. Devin Syminette was attacked when the two robbers burst through his back door demanding cash. A shot was fired into the floor of the residence and after no money was discovered the robbers fled with a large screen television set.

Fox News reports the recall of CRF Frozen Foods due to a potential listeria contamination. Five items are listed in the recall of products sold in Georgia and many other states. The listeria was discovered in one lot of Individually Quick Frozen organic petite green peas and one lot of organic white sweet cut corn during routine testing.

Valdosta Police Department officials report the arrest of a man who jumped from his moving vehicle when police chased him after a burglary at a business located in the 1700 block of Norman Drive. The driver abandoned the vehicle at the 1000 block of North St. Augustine Road. The vehicle then jumped the curve continuing into the parking lot of a business area causing major damage to the vehicle and other property.

CPL Chris Kelch of the Georgia State Patrol Post 31 reports that I-75 Northbound near mile marker 23 at the Northbound weigh station will have a road closure for the next two days. DOT will be installing new scales in the right outside lane. Due to the location of this closure, there may also possibly be congestion near Exit 22 at North Valdosta Road.

On Wednesday from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., the CAC will kick-off part one of their Capital Campaign with a drop-in, open house at the current center location, 200 West Moore Street. The public is invited to attend and staff will be available to speak directly to the daily responsibilities related to meeting the needs of sexually abused children in our community. This really begins the CAC’s “Moving Story”, a year long journey that needs to raise $250,000.00, in order to move staff and services into a new building on Skipper Bridge Road.

Chick-fil-a voluntarily recalls cookies due to peanut allergens
Valdosta pair identified as suspects in storage unit burglaries
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