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Cairo Convicted Felon Cary Brandon Smith Sentenced For Narcotics And Gun Charges Under Project Safe Neighborhoods

Cairo Convicted Felon Cary Brandon Smith Sentenced For Narcotics And Gun Charges Under Project Safe Neighborhoods

| May 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Georgia Press Release: ALBANY: Charles E. Peeler, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announces that on May 17, 2018, Senior United States District Court Judge W. Louis Sands  sitting in Albany, Georgia, sentenced Cary Brandon Smith, age 33, of Cairo, GA, to 360 […]

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One Week Left for Summer Soccer Registration

One Week Left for Summer Soccer Registration

| May 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

VLPRA Press Release: There’s only one week left to register for Youth Summer Soccer with the Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority. VLPRA’s co-ed soccer program is open to children ages three years to 13 years old.  It teaches younger children soccer basics while promoting physical activity and offers older players a competitive soccer outlet.  […]

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1 dead after shooting at metro-Atlanta high school

1 dead after shooting at metro-Atlanta high school

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

By: WGCL CBS Atlanta May 18, 2018 CLAYTON COUNTY, GA (CBS46) — One person is dead after a shooting at Mt. Zion High School in Clayton County. In addition to the person killed, another person was also shot, although the second individual’s condition is unknown. The shooting occurred on school property, according to a spokesperson […]

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Brooks County house fire being investigated as arson

Brooks County house fire being investigated as arson

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness News May 18, 2018 MORVEN, Ga. (WCTV) — Authorities in Morven say a home was “heavily damaged” by a fire late last week. The fire broke out at a residence in the 70 block of Williford Street just before midnight on May 10. Fire officials say the blaze heavily […]

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VSU’s Han Chen Recognized for Excellence in Scholarly Research And Review

VSU’s Han Chen Recognized for Excellence in Scholarly Research And Review

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — Dr. Han Chen, associate professor of kinesiology and physical education at Valdosta State University, recently received two awards at the 2018 SHAPE (Society of Health and Physical Educators) America National Convention and Expo in Nashville, Tennessee. SHAPE America awarded Chen the “Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science” […]

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Deal: Kubota companies donate $1 million to Lanier Technical College Foundation

Deal: Kubota companies donate $1 million to Lanier Technical College Foundation

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

From the Office of Gov. Nathan Deal: Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Kubota Manufacturing of America Corporation (KMA) and Kubota Industrial Equipment Corporation (KIE) donated $1 million to the Lanier Technical College Foundation. Kubota’s donation will support the new Lanier Technical College Hall County Campus, which is scheduled to open in spring 2019. “Kubota’s presence […]

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Deal: Dixie Color to create 100 jobs in Chattooga County

Deal: Dixie Color to create 100 jobs in Chattooga County

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

From the Office of Gov. Nathan Deal: Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Dixie Color, Inc., a color resin pellets manufacturing company, will create 100 jobs and invest more than $19 million in a new Dixie Specialty Fibers facility in Trion. New jobs will include production, management, supervisory, technician and administrative positions. “Georgia offers a wealth […]

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Mexican National Found Guilty Of Drug Trafficking And Illegal Reentry

Mexican National Found Guilty Of Drug Trafficking And Illegal Reentry

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Georgia Press Release: MACON: Charles E. Peeler, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announces that Eulalio Martinez, age 38, a citizen of Mexico residing in Alma, Georgia, has been found guilty of Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine 4,923 grams of pure methamphetamine (Count […]

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Park University Kansas City Area May 2018 Graduates Announced

Park University Kansas City Area May 2018 Graduates Announced

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Park University Press Release: Parkville, Mo. — Park University held its May 2018 Kansas City Area Commencement ceremony on May 12 at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo. The University had 610 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — 282 students received a master’s degree and/or a graduate certificate, and 328 students received a bachelor’s […]

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VSU Students Create Web App to Connect Military Community to Local Businesses

VSU Students Create Web App to Connect Military Community to Local Businesses

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

PHOTO CAPTION: Pictured (left to right) are Zackery Weeks, Amanda Mitchell, and Brandon Corbett Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University’s Amanda Mitchell, Zackery Weeks, and Brandon Corbett have created a web application for the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce that connects Moody Air Force Base to South Georgia businesses.   The application is […]

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