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Valdosta Announces Holiday Sanitation Schedule

Valdosta Announces Holiday Sanitation Schedule

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta: The City of Valdosta will be closed for the Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays. No sanitation services will be offered for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday, which falls on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 respectively and are the only two holidays that sanitation workers take off for the entire […]

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2017 Animal Cruelty Prosecutions Training to be held at VSU

2017 Animal Cruelty Prosecutions Training to be held at VSU

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

United States Attorney Middle District of Georgia: VALDOSTA – Dec. 13-14, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Georgia, the Environmental Crimes Section of the United States Department of Justice Environment and Natural Resources Division and the United States Department of Agriculture Officer of Inspector General Investigations will be hosting a regional […]

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Scintilla Charter Academy Application Window Opens January 1st

Scintilla Charter Academy Application Window Opens January 1st

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Scintilla Charter Academy: Scintilla Charter Academy will be accepting applications for new scholars for the 2018-2019 school year from January 1 to January 31, 2018.  Applications will be available at www.scintillacharteracademy.com or in the Academy’s front office located at 2171 East Park Avenue. Should SCA receive applications that exceed available openings in a specific grade level, a public lottery […]

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A Guy Tries to Intervene in a Couple’s Fight and Gets Thrown Off a Bridge

A Guy Tries to Intervene in a Couple’s Fight and Gets Thrown Off a Bridge

| December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

(Wise Brother Media) – It’s hard being a Good Samaritan these days, when it seems like everyone in the world has gone insane. A 25-year-old guy named Gregory Rottjer from Derby, Connecticut was arguing with his 22-year-old girlfriend Jennifer Hannum on a bridge on Thanksgiving. It looked like it was really escalating, so a guy […]

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Savannah Man Sentenced To Twenty Years for Sex Trafficking Children

Savannah Man Sentenced To Twenty Years for Sex Trafficking Children

| December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

US Attorney’s Office: Savannah, GA – Timothy Dequon Lewis, 34, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge William T. Moore, Jr. to 240 months in federal prison for his role in sex trafficking eight minor children between the ages of 13 and 17. Lewis was convicted of 19 felony counts by a federal trial jury […]

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FBI Looks to Public for Assistance in Identifying Armed Serial Bank Robber

FBI Looks to Public for Assistance in Identifying Armed Serial Bank Robber

| December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

FBI:  ATLANTA—David J. LeValley, special agent in charge (SAC), FBI Atlanta Field Office, requests the public’s assistance in identifying and locating an armed bank robber responsible for the below five metro Atlanta area bank robberies. September 6, 2017, at 12:39 p.m., Regions Bank, 2419 Cheshire Bridge Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30324, demand note, small black […]

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Toy Run Returns Dec. 16

Toy Run Returns Dec. 16

| December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lake Park – The 25th Annual Toy Ride, sponsored by The Outback Riders of Valdosta, will take place Saturday, Dec. 16, rain or shine. Motorcyclists are asked to bring a toy and ride through Valdosta. Toys will be distributed by the Salvation Army. All motorcycles are welcome. The starting place will be the Lake Park […]

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LCCY Executive Director Seth Brown: Committed to Helping Local Families

LCCY Executive Director Seth Brown: Committed to Helping Local Families

| December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Sharah Denton Valdosta native Seth Brown has served as the Executive Director for LCCY Family Connections (Lowndes/Valdosta Commission for Children & Youth, Inc.) for the past 9 years. The LCCY is a Georgia Family Connection Partnership collaborative. The collaborative consists of various sectors dedicated to promoting the well-being of children and families. Seth’s role […]

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VSU Recognized by U.S. State Department for German Exchange Program

VSU Recognized by U.S. State Department for German Exchange Program

| December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

PHOTO CAPTION: Nicole Peckhaus of Leverkusen, Germany, began studying at VSU in August as a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals participant. Valdosta State University: VALDOSTA — The United States Department of State recently recognized Valdosta State University for its involvement in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals, a program that allows German and American […]

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City Honored for Commitment to Environment

City Honored for Commitment to Environment

| December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta: Valdosta – The City of Valdosta is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Community Grand Award, which was presented by the Georgia Urban Forest Council (GUFC) on Nov. 8 in recognition of the city’s commitment to the overall health of the community and building a strong urban forestry program. “As a Tree […]

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