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Morning News Briefs for 9-7-17

Morning News Briefs for 9-7-17

| September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

In a response to President Donald Trump’s latest action on the DACA immigration DACA plan, U. S. Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia stated that children who were brought into the country by their parents illegally should not have to bear the consequence s of their parent’s decisions. Georgia Senator David Perdue also issued a statement […]

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Morning News Briefs for 8-15-17

Morning News Briefs for 8-15-17

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

A single vehicle crash has that occurred on Smith Avenue in Valdosta has claimed the life of a man. Upon arrival emergency responders found the man unresponsive. The victim was transported to SGMC where he was pronounced dead. Officials believe that the man may have suffered a medical emergency. His vehicle left the roadway and […]

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Morning News Briefs for 8-4-17

Morning News Briefs for 8-4-17

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Congratulations go out to Jalen Denton the winner of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy Valdosta chapter of a free tuition contest at mellow Mushroom. The rising sixth grader attends Valdosta Middle School and is part of the STEM program for Science-Technology-Engineering and Math. The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is an initiative of the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce. […]

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Morning News Briefs for 7-13-17

Morning News Briefs for 7-13-17

| July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The debate over the establishment of a veteran’s memorial in Lake Park has ended. The Toms Pond site was approved by a 3 to 1 vote of the city council. The leadership also approved the expenditure of SPLOST VII initiative for the maintenance and repairs of the city’s water well and pump. 18 year old […]

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Morning News Briefs for 7-6-17

Morning News Briefs for 7-6-17

| July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Making a false statement to law enforcement brings serious consequences, as 47 year old Lamar Knight Jr. found out. He has been indicted by a grand jury in Lowndes County for making false statements against an officer of the law. He was indicted on the charges connected to a May incident. Evidence from the body […]

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Morning News Briefs for 6-28-17

Morning News Briefs for 6-28-17

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

In response to the recent gun violence that is plaguing the Ponderosa Drive area the Coordinator of the Citizens Against Violence organization says that residents have come together in a campaign to thwart the rise of violent crimes. Signs in support of the Citizens Against Violence are now in yards throughout the community as neighborhood […]

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Morning News Briefs for 5-26-17

Morning News Briefs for 5-26-17

| May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk and County officials are touting the benefits of the work program initiated to help jail inmates transition back into society. Inmates can actually work off a portion of their sentences and expedite their appearance before a judge. The program started 12 years ago under Paulk’s prior term in the office […]

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Morning News Briefs for 3-21-17

Morning News Briefs for 3-21-17

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

25-year-old Rashun Daniels has been arrested by officers with the Valdosta Police department and charged with the weekend armed robbery of a Madison Highway business. Daniels was taken to the Lowndes County Jail. Police credit the assistance of witnesses in providing an accurate description of the getaway vehicle in Daniel’s arrest. A West Hill Avenue […]

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Morning News Briefs for 3-15-17

Morning News Briefs for 3-15-17

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The man responsible for the robbery of the Southwest Georgia Bank branch in Valdosta has been identified. Valdosta Police report that Charlie Smith was captured just minutes after the Friday afternoon holdup. Agents with the FBI also responded to the scene of the robbery and federal charges could be filed. 67 year old Francis Clay […]

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Morning News Briefs for 3-6-17

Morning News Briefs for 3-6-17

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

A neighbor witnessed 44 year old Cornelius Burnley shoot and kill another male and then drag the body into his home in Jonesboro, Georgia. Burnley has been arrested and charged with murder and aggravated assault. The investigation of the murder Tara Grinstead that occurred in 2005 has taken another turn and one more suspect identified […]

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