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Military Father Surprises Daughter with Early Homecoming

Military Father Surprises Daughter with Early Homecoming

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta – Air Force TSgt. Marcus Goodloe surprised his daughter Nevaeh at J.L. Newbern Middle School Thursday afternoon. Nevaeh, a seventh grader on flag detail, believed she was simply lowering the flag with her fellow flag detail students. As the students stood at attention, her father Marcus walked up from the parking lot. Marcus had […]

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NRA Launches Insurance Plan for Self-Defense Shootings

NRA Launches Insurance Plan for Self-Defense Shootings

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: Associated Press  ATLANTA (AP) — The National Rifle Association has launched a new insurance program for people who shoot someone. It’s stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence and give gun owners a false sense of security to shoot first and ask questions later. The NRA’s insurance, called “Carry […]

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Two children hit by car in Lowndes County

Two children hit by car in Lowndes County

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Updated 2:30 p.m., Georgia State Patrol Press Release: On 10/19/2017 @ 0715 am Troopers from Post#31 Valdosta were dispatched to a vehicle crash at North Church Street and East Stanfill St. in Hahira.   A 2003 Chev. S-10 driven by Mr. Terry Cooper of Sparks was traveling south on North Church Street when two children ages 11 and […]

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Wild Adventures is Raising Funds for Sloth Conservation Efforts

Wild Adventures is Raising Funds for Sloth Conservation Efforts

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wild Adventures: VALDOSTA, Ga. – Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, Ga. is “slowing down” this weekend to increase awareness and raise funds in observance of Sloth International Day. “Sloths, like many of the animals our guests interact with at Wild Adventures, face significant challenges in their native lands,” said Adam Floyd, public relations manager. […]

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Moody AFB to Host Thunder Over South Georgia

Moody AFB to Host Thunder Over South Georgia

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Moody Air Force Base Press Release:   MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. – Moody Air Force Base is scheduled to host Thunder Over South Georgia Air and Space Expo, October 28 and 29, 2017. This event is free and open to the public and features acts from the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Wings of Blue […]

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Valdosta-Lowndes County NAACP to Host Meet The State Candidates Platform

Valdosta-Lowndes County NAACP to Host Meet The State Candidates Platform

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta-Lowndes County NAACP Press Release: The Valdosta-Lowndes County NAACP will host a Meet The State Candidates platform this Saturday, October 21st at Valdosta City Hall Annex. Each candidate will have 5-7 minutes to share their platforms. We will conclude with a question and answer session. Attending Candidates are: -Sid Chapman, State School Superintendent -Lisa Ring, Congress District […]

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Skillet Festival Returns Saturday Oct. 21

Skillet Festival Returns Saturday Oct. 21

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Source: www.skilletfest.com Quitman – The Brooks County Skillet Festival is hosted each year on the third Saturday in October. The Festival is organized and planned each year by Destination Brooks, a group of dedicated volunteers that love supporting the Brooks County community. The Skillet Festival is also backed by the local Chamber of Commerce, the City […]

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FBI Announces Results of Operation Cross Country XI

FBI Announces Results of Operation Cross Country XI

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

FBI Press Release:  The Federal Bureau of Investigation, along with the National Center for Missing Exploited Children (NCMEC), announced today that 84 minors were recovered and 120 traffickers were arrested as part of Operation Cross Country XI, a nationwide effort focusing on underage human trafficking that ran from October 12-15, 2017. This is the 11 […]

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VPD to Hold Testing for 2018 Police Academy

VPD to Hold Testing for 2018 Police Academy

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta – The Valdosta Police Department is hiring for the July 2018 Police Academy. An open testing session for anyone interested will be held Dec. 2 at the City Hall Annex. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and doors will close at 9 a.m. Must bring ID and $15 for testing fee. Visit www.valdostacity.com for […]

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Prison-Based Meth Distribution Ring Dismantled

Prison-Based Meth Distribution Ring Dismantled

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Press Release from U.S. Attorney G. F. “Pete” Peterman, III: F. “Pete’ Peterman, III, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announces sentences imposed on 20 defendants since January of this year resulting from the dismantling of a drug ring distributing methamphetamine and other drugs and operated from within the prisons of the Georgia […]

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