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December Events at Reed Bingham State Park

December Events at Reed Bingham State Park

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Adel – Reed Bingham State Park, located at 542 Reed Bingham Road in Adel, has a variety of events coming up in December. Friday, December 22, 2017 Reindeer Ornament Craft Friday, Dec 22, 2017 1:30 PM Reed Bingham State Park – Adel, GA Participants will make reindeer Christmas tree ornaments out of tree cookies then […]

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Three suspects in custody following multiple armed robberies in South Georgia

Three suspects in custody following multiple armed robberies in South Georgia

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: WCTV Eyewitness News  MOULTRIE, Ga (WCTV) —Three men are in custody after a string of robberies in South Georgia. Rafael Merrit, Dontavious Jenkins and Isaiah Thomas were all taken into custody. The trio is believed to be involved in an armed robbery Friday night at the Dollar General in Pavo, Georgia. Store personnel say […]

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Flashlight Friday at PGE

Flashlight Friday at PGE

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Schools:  Students at Pine Grove Elementary School who have reached their reading goals were invited to Flashlight Friday reading time. Students brought their books with them to read for 30 minutes in the media center’s bookshelf tents.  They were given a flashlight to use while reading with a friend or independently.  We had […]

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Valdosta 101 Provides Behind-the-Scenes View of Local Government

Valdosta 101 Provides Behind-the-Scenes View of Local Government

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta: Valdostans and other local citizens who want an inside look at their city government are urged to sign up for the 9th annual Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation, which takes place from April 2 – May 14, 2018. The program, an initiative of the Valdosta Mayor and City Council, also includes the […]

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HMS & LMS Y-LEAD Students attend Legislative Luncheon

HMS & LMS Y-LEAD Students attend Legislative Luncheon

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Schools: On December 6th, Hahira Middle School and Lowndes Middle School Y-LEAD students were invited to the Lowndes County Rotary Club’s 2017 State Legislative Luncheon. Governor Deal was the keynote speaker, also joined by some of our local and state representatives. Students were able to meet and converse with Governor Deal as well […]

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Wiregrass Welding Students Took Top Honors at Skills Competition

Wiregrass Welding Students Took Top Honors at Skills Competition

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College: Valdosta – High School students enrolled in Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s Dual Enrollment program participated in the 1st Annual South Georgia & Southwest Georgia Skills Challenge. This was a skills competition that brought in 19 area schools and 150 student competitors. The event was held at the Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie […]

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Former Live Oak officer convicted on child porn charges

Former Live Oak officer convicted on child porn charges

| December 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: WCJB | WCTV Eyewitness News LIVE OAK, Fla. (WCJB) — A former Live Oak police officer has been convicted on various child pornography charges. Sergeant Kyle Kirby was arrested back in October of 2015 after investigators located dozens of sexually explicit images of children on the laptop in Kirby’s patrol car. According to the Justice Department, […]

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US flu season off to an early start; widespread in 7 states, including Georgia

US flu season off to an early start; widespread in 7 states, including Georgia

| December 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — This year’s flu season is off to a quick start and so far it seems to be dominated by a nasty bug. Health officials say the flu vaccine seems well matched to the viruses making people sick, but it’s too early to tell how bad this season will be. The main flu […]

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VHS to Host VESPYS Dec. 14

VHS to Host VESPYS Dec. 14

| December 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta City Schools: The 2017 Valdosta High School Touchdown Club cordially invites everyone to The VESPYS, the annual football awards program. Be there Thursday, December 14, at 7 p.m. in the Valdosta High School Performing Arts Center. There will be a reception at 5:45 pm for players, coaches, cheerleaders, mascots and Hall of Fame Inductees […]

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VLPRA Hosts “Six Days of Christmas”

VLPRA Hosts “Six Days of Christmas”

| December 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

VLPRA: Spaghetti with Santa, a symphony and outdoor movies are just a few of the activities available during the Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority’s “Six Days of Christmas” celebration. The VLPRA is holding one fun-filled activity each day the week leading up to Christmas.  On Monday, December 18th, the VLPRA is partnering with the […]

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