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Valdosta mother charged with murder of her two-month-old child

Valdosta mother charged with murder of her two-month-old child

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – A Valdosta mother has been charged in connection with the death of her two-month-old child over the weekend. At approximately 8:48 a.m. on Saturday, the Valdosta Police Department responded to an emergency call for assistance from an apartment in the 800 block of South Fry Street. The call involved a two-month-old baby who was […]

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When do the fireworks start?: A list of local Independence Day celebrations

When do the fireworks start?: A list of local Independence Day celebrations

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – South Georgia and North Florida offer multiple opportunities to celebrate America’s Independence Day this year. Here is a list of a few of the events: Valdosta Lowndes Parks and Recreation Authority Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular Tuesday, July 4 Best viewed on the Valdosta Mall side of I-75 between Exits 16 and 18 Fireworks […]

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Valdosta police investigate attempted armed robbery

Valdosta police investigate attempted armed robbery

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Valdosta police are investigating a late Sunday night attempted armed robbery. At 11:47 p.m., the Valdosta Police Department responded to the 1400 block of East Moore St. in reference to a reported armed robbery. A 19-year-old male victim told officers he was walking when two men approached him and demanded money, according to […]

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Georgia man pleads guilty to rape of girl, gets probation

Georgia man pleads guilty to rape of girl, gets probation

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Outrage sparked over a Macon, Georgia man avoiding jail time after pleading quilty to statutory rape. Tremayne Driskell, Jr., 21, was charged with rape and child molestation of a 13-year-old girl in 2016. A plea deal gives him five years of probation. Meg Baldwin, the executive director of the Refuge House in […]

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GBI Crime Lab identifies new fentanyl analogues

GBI Crime Lab identifies new fentanyl analogues

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

CLEVELAND, Ga. – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Crime Lab in Cleveland, GA has identified two new fentanyl analogues, acrylfentanyl and tetrahydrofuran fentanyl. Both of these synthetic opioids had not previously been identified by the GBI Crime Lab. They both can be absorbed through the skin and are considered highly dangerous. The Forsyth County Sheriff’s […]

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In Other News: America Has Voted . . . Here Are the Ten Best Ice Cream Flavors

In Other News: America Has Voted . . . Here Are the Ten Best Ice Cream Flavors

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

A new poll had people rank the best ice cream flavors, and we fully expected a BORING pick at #1 . . . either chocolate or vanilla.  But apparently we’re NOT quite that boring . . . More than 5,000 people voted online, and COOKIES AND CREAM took first place.  Here are the top ten […]

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In Other News: A TV News Crew’s Truck Is Stolen . . . While They’re Reporting on a Crime

In Other News: A TV News Crew’s Truck Is Stolen . . . While They’re Reporting on a Crime

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

A local news crew in Albuquerque was doing a report on a CRIME WAVE last week when they got the ULTIMATE piece of evidence. As the crew from Albuquerque’s NBC affiliate was in downtown getting footage for their crime story, someone STOLE their news van. The cops tracked it down about a half hour later […]

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In Other News: Weddings at Taco Bell in Vegas Start on August 7th and Will Run You $600

In Other News: Weddings at Taco Bell in Vegas Start on August 7th and Will Run You $600

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Taco Bell announced earlier this year that their new location on the Las Vegas strip would offer WEDDINGS . . . so you can fulfill your lifelong dream of getting married inside America’s second-most mockable fast food chain.  Behind Arby’s, of course. Well . . . now you can finally set a date, because Taco […]

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LAMP introduces its inaugural Gospel Explosion event

LAMP introduces its inaugural Gospel Explosion event

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Lowndes Associated Ministries to People, Inc. (LAMP) is proud to announce its Inaugural Gospel Explosion Competition. This melodic Gospel competition will take place Saturday July 29th at the Valdosta Courthouse front lawn at 2 pm. LAMP invites community organizations, churches, soloist, and groups to participate in the competition. In efforts to make the event new and […]

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Lightning Safety Awareness Week: Stay Safe During Summer’s Storms

Lightning Safety Awareness Week: Stay Safe During Summer’s Storms

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ready Georgia campaign offers safety tips during Lightning Safety Week June 26-30  ATLANTA – Since 2007, lightning has caused 305 deaths in the United States. In Georgia, it’s one of the most common weather-related killers, and on average, it kills one to two people in the state every year. During Lightning Safety Awareness Week, occurring this year […]

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