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Valdosta juvenile shot at, bullet strikes car

Valdosta juvenile shot at, bullet strikes car

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Valdosta Police Department is investigating a Monday night incident in which a juvenile victim reported he was shot at by an unknown individual. At approximately 8:30 p.m., VPD officers responded to the 900 block of West Street after receiving a 911 call from an individual who refused to be identified, according to VPD […]

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Valdosta business robbed at gunpoint, suspect in custody

Valdosta business robbed at gunpoint, suspect in custody

| April 25, 2017 | 1 Comments

  VALDOSTA – A Valdosta comics shop was robbed at gunpoint Monday afternoon, and police have the suspect in custody. At approximately 1:11 p.m., the Valdosta Police Department responded to Kool Comics at 1515 North Ashley Street in reference to a reported armed robbery. The 44-year-old shop owner reported a “known person” held him at gun […]

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GBI investigates after woman found injured in burning home

GBI investigates after woman found injured in burning home

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

COLQUITT, Ga. – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Baker County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an early Monday morning incident in which an injured woman was found inside a burning home east of Colquitt, Georgia. Officials responding to a residential fire in the 4800 block of Georgia Highway 253 reportedly found Georgia Mae Green […]

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Morning News Briefs for 4-25-17

Morning News Briefs for 4-25-17

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Illegal dumping has become a problem for code enforcement officials in Lowndes County. Currently the watch areas include approximately 30 sites where the litter and bulk trash is found. The fine for illegal dumping can go as high as $1,000 per incident or 30 days in jail. Cameras have been set up in specified areas […]

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Habitat for Humanity adds “EduScape” to Tom Park

Habitat for Humanity adds “EduScape” to Tom Park

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Several community groups teamed up Saturday with Habitat for Humanity to clean Tom Park and add an “EduScape.” The park clean up was the result of a grant received by Habitat for Humanity to work with residents of the community do participate in a project. “The residents chose to clean up Tom Park […]

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VSU Softball Suffers Heartbreaking 8-7 Loss in DSU Series Finale

VSU Softball Suffers Heartbreaking 8-7 Loss in DSU Series Finale

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

CLEVELAND, Miss. – The Valdosta State softball team suffered a heartbreaking 8-7 extra inning loss in the final game of their three-game series against the Delta State Lady Statesmen in Gulf South Conference action on Monday in Cleveland, Miss. Valdosta State posted a big inning and jumped out in front during the second, when the […]

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In Other News: A Couple Turned Their House Into a Hospice Center for Sick Dogs

In Other News: A Couple Turned Their House Into a Hospice Center for Sick Dogs

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

There’s a couple named Michele and Jeff Allen who live in Southampton, New Jersey, about 30 miles east of Philadelphia.  And they’ve turned their entire house into a hospice center for sick DOGS. Their charity is called Monkey’s House.  It’s named after an old, sick dog they used to have named Monkey.  And they usually […]

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“Lip Sync Battle 2017” to raise funds for Operation WARMHEART

“Lip Sync Battle 2017” to raise funds for Operation WARMHEART

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – South Georgia Travel and Carnival Cruise lines are excited to present “Lip Sync Battle 2017,” a fundraising event for Operation WARMHEART. This will be an evening of fun for the whole family at the Valdosta High School Performing Arts Center from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on May 16. All net proceeds will […]

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Georgia to raise fees for hunting, fishing licenses

Georgia to raise fees for hunting, fishing licenses

| April 25, 2017 | 1 Comments

  ATLANTA (WCTV) – Gov. Nathan Deal will sign a bill Tuesday increasing fees for hunting and fishing licenses. News outlets report that fees after the increase on July 1 will be on par with surrounding states. Hunting licenses would rise from $10 to $15 and annual fishing licenses would increase from $9 to $15. […]

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Wiregrass Tech’s GOAL Student Named Top State Finalist

Wiregrass Tech’s GOAL Student Named Top State Finalist

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Wiregrass’ 2017 GOAL winner, Eli Metts, an RN (Associates of Science in Nursing) student was recently named one of the top nine finalists in the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) in Atlanta. The announcement was made at the Technical College System of Georgia’s GOAL and Rick Perkins Award Conference held in Atlanta […]

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