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Perfectly Priscilla Features Curvy Fashions

Perfectly Priscilla Features Curvy Fashions

| November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Sharah Denton In June of 2014 Deidre Thompson had no idea that her idea of having fashion options for curvy women would grow into a million dollar gold mine for plus sized women.  It was Deidra’s disdain for clothing either not flattering or trendy for the curvy woman that gave her the idea to […]

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City of Valdosta Promotes Small Business Saturday

City of Valdosta Promotes Small Business Saturday

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta Press Release: The seventh annual Small Business Saturday is Nov. 25. This nationwide movement reminds citizens to support local, small businesses, which serve as the backbone of our economy. According to the Small Business Administration, 63 percent of new jobs come from small businesses. Citizens should recognize the importance of locally-owned businesses […]

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Cataula Tax Preparers Sentenced for Tax Fraud

Cataula Tax Preparers Sentenced for Tax Fraud

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Press Release: G.F. “Pete” Peterman, III, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announces that on November 21, 2017, Chief U.S. District Court Judge Clay D. Land sentenced Melissa Lowe, age 47, and her daughter, Bianca Lowe, age 29, for their roles in filing false tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service. Melissa […]

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LHS Mock Trial Competes at Harvard

LHS Mock Trial Competes at Harvard

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta – This month, the Lowndes High School Mock Trial team traveled to Harvard to compete. “Harvard has been on our team’s bucket list for some time so when the invitation came this year, it was time to check it off,” LHS Mock Trial Coach Michael White said in an October interview. The following teams […]

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Beyond Mom Life

Beyond Mom Life

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Sharah Denton The Beyond Mom Life group gearing up spread holiday cheer for mothers throughout the community thanks to a special young ladies vision.  Arlayshia Copeland had a vision of bringing mothers together to impact the community came to life due to her goals for her daughter’s future.  “I care about her future as […]

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VSU Senior Studies Abroad in Costa Rica

VSU Senior Studies Abroad in Costa Rica

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Sharah Denton For one Valdosta State University Senior, studying abroad was an opportunity to not only travel and learn about another culture, it was a life changing adventure.  Breanna Johnson is majoring in Communication, Intercultural Organizational Communication and plans to graduate in May of 2018. “I always had an urge to travel to many […]

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“No Child Goes Cold” Seeks Donations

“No Child Goes Cold” Seeks Donations

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta – From now until December 20, the “No Child Goes Cold” kids’ coat and jacket drive is underway. This event is hosted by Terry Taylor. Donations can be taken to Daylight Donuts on Main Street in Hahira and on Inner Perimeter Road in Valdosta.

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Curt Fowler: How to Be Results Driven and Transformational

Curt Fowler: How to Be Results Driven and Transformational

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Curt Fowler | Fowler & Company I had the privilege of leading a strategic planning retreat recently and had a great conversation with some leaders about how you can be a “transformational” leader and still drive the results you need. It’s a great question. To be transformational, you must care more about the success of […]

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Columbus Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Attempted Sexual Exploitation of Children

Columbus Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Attempted Sexual Exploitation of Children

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Press Release: United States Attorney G. F. “Pete” Peterman, III announces that Timothy Joiner, age 34 of Columbus, Georgia, was sentenced to serve 20 years in Federal prison for attempted sexual exploitation of children  The sentence was handed down on November 20, 2017, by Chief United States District Court Judge Clay D. Land in Columbus, […]

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Ashley Street Station to Host Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Ashley Street Station to Host Free Thanksgiving Dinner

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta – Ashley Street Station will host its sixth annual Thanksgiving show/dinner Thursday, Nov. 23. A free Thanksgiving dinner will be provided from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. After the dinner, Lazy Lightning with special guest Jen Anders will take the stage. For more information or to donate food, call Bryan or Jon Eric at (229) 247-1686. […]

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