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Lowndes County Hurricane Irma Update

Lowndes County Hurricane Irma Update

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Emergency Shelters Open in Lowndes County Ahead of Hurricane Irma LOWNDES Co.– In response to the current forecast provided by the National Weather Service indicating Lowndes County remains in the direct path of Hurricane Irma, emergency shelters are opening.  Officials are encouraging a voluntary evacuation of those living in mobile homes or attempting to shelter in […]

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Jaguars’ Fred Taylor begins Hall of Fame push at Wild Adventures

Jaguars’ Fred Taylor begins Hall of Fame push at Wild Adventures

| August 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Wild Adventures welcomed legendary Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor on Saturday to kick off a push for National Football League Hall of Fame consideration and to provide sage advice for Valdosta’s young championship players. The event, where Taylor was flanked by Jaguars mascot Jaxson de Ville and cheerleaders from THE ROAR, was sparked […]

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National Pink Heals Tour visits South Georgia teen fighting rare disease

National Pink Heals Tour visits South Georgia teen fighting rare disease

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Four years ago, life threw Taylor Macera a curveball when she was diagnosed with a rare disease and no cure. Taylor was diagnosed with neuro-behcet’s disease and celiac neuropathy. It’s impacted her vision, strength, and overall health. “I’m the person at the restaurant that has to ask for the gluten-free menu and all […]

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FBI video analysis: Brian Bell not near Kendrick Johnson

FBI video analysis: Brian Bell not near Kendrick Johnson

| June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – In a partially redacted analysis report containing previously unreleased photographs, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has concluded former Lowndes High student Brian Bell and another student unrelated to Bell were at another part of the campus when Kendrick Johnson was last seen going into the school’s old gym. The 2014 FBI analysis of school surveillance footage […]

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The Average American Will Spend One-Third of Their Summer Staring at Screens

The Average American Will Spend One-Third of Their Summer Staring at Screens

| May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

You may have a vacation planned for this summer, maybe some barbecues and parties, and trips to the beach.  But mostly, you’re going to be staring at your phone. According to a new survey by Groupon, the average American says they’ll spend about six hours a day this summer using their phone, tablet, computer, or […]

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Dalton Murray and Hunter Jones Earn All-Region Honors

Dalton Murray and Hunter Jones Earn All-Region Honors

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – For the second time this month, both Dalton Murray and Hunter Jones were honored for their 2017 efforts as members of the Valdosta State baseball team. This week, their recognition extended to the South Region, as the pair were named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-Region Second Team. Among the honorees, Murray […]

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GBI investigating homicide in Moultrie

GBI investigating homicide in Moultrie

| May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

MOULTRIE, Ga. – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating a homicide in Moultrie. On Tuesday, at approximately 1:10 a.m., the GBI Thomasville Field Office was requested by Moultrie Police regarding an unresponsive male who was brought in to Colquitt Regional Medical Center with gunshot wounds. The victim did not survive. His identity has not […]

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Two men stabbed during altercation, Valdosta police investigating

Two men stabbed during altercation, Valdosta police investigating

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – On April 30, 2017 at approximately 12:56 a.m., Valdosta police officers responded out to the 800 block of W Mary Street in reference to a subject who had been stabbed. Patrol officers arrived on scene and observed one subject lying in the parking lot of a local apartment complex suffering from stab wound […]

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Man dead, another under arrest after Saturday night shooting in Valdosta

Man dead, another under arrest after Saturday night shooting in Valdosta

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Valdosta Police Department has made an arrest in a Saturday night shooting that left a man dead. VPD says officers responded to the scene around 10:52 p.m on the 800 block of N. Troup Street. When they arrived, they found a 26-year-old white male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced […]

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Nominations Accepted for Valdosta Preservation Awards

Nominations Accepted for Valdosta Preservation Awards

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Nominations are being accepted now through April 24 for the 9th Annual Valdosta Historic Preservation Awards (HPAs), held each May in observance of National Historic Preservation Month. This year’s theme for National Historic Preservation Month is “This. Place. Matters.” which encourages people across the country to celebrate the places that are meaningful to them […]

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