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Tour of Valdosta High School Scheduled for June 10

Tour of Valdosta High School Scheduled for June 10

| May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Valdosta City Schools will host a tour of the new Valdosta High School Sunday, June 10, from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. “We would like to express our most sincere appreciation to those who attended the dedication and ribbon cutting for the new Valdosta High School on April 14. While we were thrilled to look […]

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Melanie Blanton Continues 100-Year Family Legacy At VSU Graduation

Melanie Blanton Continues 100-Year Family Legacy At VSU Graduation

| May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

PHOTO CAPTION: VSU graduate Melanie Blanton stands under the Graduation Tree while holding a 1982 Valdosta Daily Times article about her great-great-grandmother, Alice Herrin Davis, who helped to plant the tree in 1914. Valdosta State University Press Release: When Melanie Blanton walked across the stage on May 5 to receive a Bachelor of Science in environmental […]

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Third and Goal: Gene Haas Reflects on Past Two Seasons in F1 as Year Three Beckons

Third and Goal: Gene Haas Reflects on Past Two Seasons in F1 as Year Three Beckons

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina  – Back-to-back eighth-place finishes in the constructors standings of the FIA Formula One World Championship has earned Haas F1 Team respect in the paddock. In its 2016 debut, the American team outperformed the factory Renault team (ninth), Sauber (10th) and Manor (11th) and then bettered McLaren (ninth) and Sauber (10th) as the […]

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Peach Bowl Celebrates 50 Years

Peach Bowl Celebrates 50 Years

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp | Valdosta Today Sports Feature Writer ATLANTA — Many of Georgia’s sports elite gathered at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta Tuesday night to celebrate 50 years of the Peach Bowl.  More importantly, they gathered to acknowledge the impact the game has had supporting the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation and the […]

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OPINION: NFL Tackle, Army Vet Villanueva Stands Alone for his Country

OPINION: NFL Tackle, Army Vet Villanueva Stands Alone for his Country

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Sports Feature Writer The NFL, the golden goose of professional sports, is currently being wracked by protests that threaten to wreck its image and position as America’s pastime. It also threatens to disrupt the steady stream of cash that pours into the pockets of owners, broadcasters, advertisers, and players. Do fans turn on […]

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Weather postpones cut day at the 99th PGA Championship

Weather postpones cut day at the 99th PGA Championship

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Sports Feature Writer CHARLOTTE — Rainy weather created a suspenseful conclusion to the second round of the PGA Championship in Charlotte on Friday.  Weather delayed the final pairings of the day, creating the need for some players to finish on Saturday. Huge crowds swamped the Quail Hollow Club as Charlotte hosted its first […]

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99th PGA Championship Tees off in Charlotte

99th PGA Championship Tees off in Charlotte

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Sports Feature Writer CHARLOTTE — The 99th PGA Championship teed off this morning from the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte.  One-hundred fifty-six of the world’s best golfers will compete for the year’s final major.  In anticipation of the tournament drama yet to come, here are some interesting facts about the tournament. The tournament […]

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SNEDEKER WITHDRAWS, KIRK JOINS FIELD AT PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

SNEDEKER WITHDRAWS, KIRK JOINS FIELD AT PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Sports Feature Writer CHARLOTTE — The 99th PGA Championship is set to tee off Thursday from the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, host of the year’s final major.  Valdosta Today will be reporting from Charlotte as the drama unfolds. Will Jordan Spieth become the youngest player to capture the career Grand Slam at […]

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99th PGA Championship Tees off from Charlotte Thursday

99th PGA Championship Tees off from Charlotte Thursday

| August 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Sports Feature Writer Charlotte – The 99th PGA Championship will tee off Thursday from Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. Valdosta Today will be on hand to share impressions and comments from the year’s final major. The field will include the best 156 players eligible for the championship of the PGA of […]

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Essentials by J: Valdosta student builds business from scratch

Essentials by J: Valdosta student builds business from scratch

| June 14, 2017 | 4 Comments

VALDOSTA – It isn’t hard to imagine most high school students spending the summer before their senior year reluctantly putting in hours at a summer job, hanging out with friends and stressing about impending adulthood. But at least one upcoming Valdosta senior has another thing on her mind: business. Jakayla Pigford is a dual-enrolled student at […]

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