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National Night Out Coming to VSU Front Lawn

National Night Out Coming to VSU Front Lawn

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — With a focus on making Valdosta and Lowndes County a safer, more caring place to live, Valdosta State University will host National Night Out from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1, on the front lawn. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie in an effort […]

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Sayre Earns Board Certification as Professional Chaplain

Sayre Earns Board Certification as Professional Chaplain

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Brian Sayre, Director of Pastoral Care at South Georgia Medical Center, has achieved Board Certification as a Professional Chaplain through the Spiritual Care Association. Areas of mastery required for certification include spiritual assessment, palliative care, bioethics and grief care.  Earning these credentials allows chaplains, like Sayre, to contribute more meaningfully as members of […]

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Probation company changing probation industry through technology

Probation company changing probation industry through technology

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

EVANS, Ga. — CSRA Probation Services President and CEO Mike Popplewell is determined to help overcome the challenges of the private probation industry and help probationers succeed in life. One way he is making sure that happens is through his company’s smartphone app, Community Supervision. The Community Supervision app makes communication between low-risk probationers and […]

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FBI Seeking Information on Georgia Suspects in Email Compromise Scheme

FBI Seeking Information on Georgia Suspects in Email Compromise Scheme

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

DALLAS, TX – The FBI Dallas Field Office is seeking information regarding two unknown suspects, believed to be located in the greater Atlanta region, involved in an email compromise scheme. The individuals each withdrew a significant amount of fraudulently obtained funds at SunTrust banks located in Forest Park and Tucker, Georgia. The stolen funds were obtained […]

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Valdosta police arrest two for Shanna Circle shooting

Valdosta police arrest two for Shanna Circle shooting

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Valdosta police have arrested two suspects in connection with the July 15 shooting of a man on Shanna Circle. Release from Valdosta Police Department Through the investigation of this case, detectives learned that the victim, Traveiz Hill was in an argument with two other subjects at a residence on Shanna Circle. The argument […]

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Back to School Healthcare Extravaganza set for Saturday

Back to School Healthcare Extravaganza set for Saturday

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Third Annual Collaborative Back to School Healthcare Extravaganza is set for this Saturday at Union Cathedral Church. The event is hosted by eight partners: South Georgia Association of Nurse Practitioners, Union Cathedral Church, New Destiny Temple of Deliverance, Valdosta-Lowndes Metropolitan Section National Council of Negro Women, Renewed Mind, TEACH Outreach Ministries, Servants of God With […]

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‘School Tools for Kool Kids’ kicks off donation drives

‘School Tools for Kool Kids’ kicks off donation drives

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Langdale Honda School Tools for Kool Kids donation drive held its first event on Saturday, collecting school supplies and monetary donations for deserving students in Valdosta and Lowndes County. Representatives from Langdale Honda, Southeastern Credit Union and Black Crow Media gathered at the Walmart Supercenter on Perimeter Road for the drive that […]

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Teachers Celebrated at Wild Adventures with Free Admission

Teachers Celebrated at Wild Adventures with Free Admission

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Donation of school supplies gets half-off admission VALDOSTA – It will be all about teachers and school at Wild Adventures Theme Park Saturday, Sunday and Monday, July 29-31 when educators are honored with free admission. All other guests can join the fun by donating a new school supply and they will get half off general admission. “We wanted to do […]

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Georgia ports hit record cargo volumes

Georgia ports hit record cargo volumes

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WCTV) – The Georgia Ports Authority says bigger ships using an expanded Panama Canal pushed its cargo volumes to record levels in fiscal year 2017. The state agency reported Monday that its seaports in Savannah and Brunswick handled 33.4 million tons of total imports and exports. This year marks the ports’ greatest tonnage […]

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Over 1,000 local teachers kick off ‘Teacher’s Harvest’ in Valdosta

Over 1,000 local teachers kick off ‘Teacher’s Harvest’ in Valdosta

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Second Harvest of South Georgia kicks off it’s 4th annual Teacher’s Harvest with more than 1,000 local public school teachers. The large crowd set a new record for it’s first day, after only seeing around 600 last year. Monday, hundreds from across 30 surrounding South Georgia counties continued to line up outside the […]

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