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Georgia Power hosts Moody Airforce Leadership Development Class

Georgia Power hosts Moody Airforce Leadership Development Class

| February 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Georgia Power Press Release: Georgia Power’s Valdosta office recently hosted the “Leadership Moody” class. The Airforce leadership development class participants gain insights from leaders in local government, education, athletics, industry and non-profit organizations. Once a month they participate in a class day, which involves visiting various organizations and learning the best practices and challenges of leadership […]

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May the Force Be with You

May the Force Be with You

| February 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Written by Dr. Lauren Whittaker What student doesn’t like to learn outside? At J.L. Lomax, students are given the opportunity to learn while also enjoying nature.  On a beautiful Winter day, 4th grade science teachers, Gregory Vaughn and Jennifer Donegan took their students outside to learn about balanced and unbalanced forces. First, the two teachers played tug-of-war against each other. Neither […]

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Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office warns of scam calls

Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office warns of scam calls

| February 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

By: WCTV Eyewitness News SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) — The Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a recent scam involving the callers posing as a sheriff’s office employee. Deputies say the caller will often use the name of an actual employee and tells the victims that they’ve missed jury duty and that they […]

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Charlotte Fugitive Wanted for Murder Captured in Augusta

Charlotte Fugitive Wanted for Murder Captured in Augusta

| February 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Press Release: Augusta, GA–David J. LeValley, special agent in charge, FBI Atlanta Field Office, announces the arrest of Jayquwan Lamar Newmones, 23, on a United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution (UFAP) warrant issued on February 7, 2018. Newmones was arrested by the FBI, with assistance […]

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VSU Hosts Science Saturday Feb. 24

VSU Hosts Science Saturday Feb. 24

| February 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — The College of Arts and Sciences and Department of Biology at Valdosta State University will present Science Saturday: Fabulous Creatures and Where to Find Them from 9 a.m. to noon on Feb. 24 in the Hugh C. Bailey Science Center. Science Saturday: Fabulous Creatures and Where to Find Them […]

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Let Your Sweet Tooth Lead The Way

Let Your Sweet Tooth Lead The Way

| February 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

By Kimesha Bonner If you’re planning a special event and need to offer your guests dessert, Sweet’s Addiction Bakery is definitely a business to call. If you just want to treat yourself, or pick up something special for someone special, I recommend that you stop in and choose from their fresh baked selection. The bakery is […]

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Rep. Austin Scott Lauds Decision to Bring Navy, Marine Corps C-130 Depot Maintenance to Warner Robins

Rep. Austin Scott Lauds Decision to Bring Navy, Marine Corps C-130 Depot Maintenance to Warner Robins

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Press Release: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), released the following statement upon the announcement to bring Navy and Marine Corps C-130 depot maintenance work to Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex (WR-ALC) at Robins Air Force Base (Robins AFB) in Warner Robins, Georgia. This projected workload […]

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Worth County High School on lockdown due to bomb threat

Worth County High School on lockdown due to bomb threat

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

By: WCTV Eyewitness News WORTH COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) — Worth County High School has been placed on lockdown after receiving a bomb threat via a handwritten note. Students are currently being evacuated to the Worth County Middle School gym across the street. Parents are being instructed to pick up their students there. The Sheriff’s Office […]

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VPD Officer Finds Credit Card Skimmer at Local Gas Station

VPD Officer Finds Credit Card Skimmer at Local Gas Station

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta Police Department Press Release: Millions of Americans pay with a credit card while refueling their automobiles everyday across the nation. Criminals have been increasing their use of “Credit Card Skimmers” as a means of theft while customers are paying for gasoline. “Credit Card Skimmers” are small, electronic devices that are illegally attached to an […]

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Deadline Extended for VLPRA Baseball/Softball Registration

Deadline Extended for VLPRA Baseball/Softball Registration

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

VLPRA Press Release: There’s a little more time for children to sign up for youth baseball and softball with the Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority.  VLPRA has extended the registration deadline to Sunday, February 18th. The league is open to children as young as three years old up to 12 year olds.  There are […]

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