True North Companies: School Choice Advocate

Chip Harp, Valdosta Today Editor: A group of motivated and highly engaged community leaders recently met at the KIPP:WAYS campus in the Washington Park neighborhood of Atlanta to continue their efforts to advocate for school…

Landlords Have Responsibility to Community, too

LAKELAND -- Many property owners see rentals as a great source of cash flow and revenue with little day-to-day responsibility.  Lanier County Sheriff Nick Norton, though, cautions property owners that they still have a responsibility…

Metro Valdosta Unemployment 7.2%

VALDOSTA -- The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Valdosta’s unemployment rate for October was 7.2 percent, down four-tenths of a percentage point from 7.6 percent in September. The rate in October of…

Lower Gas Prices Give Back to Consumers

VALDOSTA -- As gas prices in Georgia and nationally continue to drop, consumers should be able to enjoy more money in their pockets just as the holiday season approaches. Motorists saw prices continue to plunge…

Guardian Bank Contributes to VSU’s Capital Campaign

[caption id="attachment_18127" align="alignnone" width="630"] Pictured, left to right, Guardian Bank executives Vice President A. Parrish Clark, Jr., CEO Ansel Clark, and President Ray Chitty.[/caption] VALDOSTA—Guardian Bank of Valdosta recently contributed $25,000 toward Valdosta State University’s…

Deal Announces 200 Jobs for Coffee County

DOUGLAS -- Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced Monday that Live Oak Homes, a leading mobile home manufacturer, will expand to Broxton, creating 200 jobs and investing $1.4 million into the project over the next two years.…

Valdosta Unemployment Down from August

VALDOSTA -- Though still high, Valdosta's unemployment rate dropped significantly from the rate recorded in August.  However, the rate was still higher than this time last year. The Georgia Department of Labor reported the unemployment…