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How Muscadines brought one of the world’s sports car pioneers to Georgia

How Muscadines brought one of the world’s sports car pioneers to Georgia

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Chip Harp, Sports Feature Writer Part 1 of a 3-part Series on Georgia’s Don Panoz and his contribution to racing Many people outside of racing and pharmaceuticals have never heard of Dr. Don Panoz. Inventor of the Nicotine Patch and drug delivery system pioneer, Panoz has also created a successful second career as a […]

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The Mitty: A Spring Racing Tradition

The Mitty: A Spring Racing Tradition

| April 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Valdosta Today Sports Feature Writer ROAD ATLANTA – Decades of classic sports racing machines descended on Road Atlanta near Braselton for an incredible weekend of speed and history. Organized and sanctioned by Historic Sportscar Racing, the nation’s premier historic racing organization, The Mitty is an annual event that still brings excitement, speed, and […]

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Rub Elbows with History at a Champions Tour Event

Rub Elbows with History at a Champions Tour Event

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Chip Harp, Valdosta Today Sports Feature Writer DULUTH – In professional sports today, spectators and fans seem more and more distant from the athletes they follow.  Security is tighter.  Ropes are farther away from the action.  And in golf, anyone who has attended a tournament knows some of the biggest stars can seem distant […]

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More than 32,000 attend Amelia Island Concours

More than 32,000 attend Amelia Island Concours

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Valdosta Today Sports Features AMELIA ISLAND – The 1952 Pegaso Z-102 Cupula Coupe and a 1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Town Car won the Best In Show honors on Sunday, March 13, at the 21st annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, which attracted more than 32,000 spectators throughout the weekend. The competition drew 320 cars and […]

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LCSO seeks the public’s help in closing two unsolved murders

LCSO seeks the public’s help in closing two unsolved murders

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s help in gathering new information that could help bring a close to two unsolved cases: the murders of Anthony Lamar Davis in 2005 and Stephon Edgerton in 2012. Davis was 31-years-old when he was fatally shot and his body set on fire […]

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Janis Joplin’s Porsche

Janis Joplin’s Porsche

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Valdosta Today Sports Feature Writer We all have heard the familiar tune, performed in that twangy voice.  “Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes-Benz…” Janis Joplin’s hit continues to play today, but did you know that her millions didn’t buy that Mercedes-Benz of which she sang?  It bought a Porsche. Joplin purchased a 1968 […]

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Sixth-Graders encouraged to consider, “If I were Mayor”

Sixth-Graders encouraged to consider, “If I were Mayor”

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — Local sixth grade students can dream about being the city’s top elected official by participating in the “If I Were Mayor, I Would…” essay contest, sponsored by the Valdosta Youth Council. The contest gives 6th grade students—from public, private or homeschools—a chance to express, in 350 words or less, how they would make a difference if they were […]

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Tift Regional to be represented in annual Rose Parade

Tift Regional to be represented in annual Rose Parade

| December 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

TIFTON – Tift Regional Medical Center (TRMC) will be represented in the Rose Parade on New Year’s Day in the Donate Life float. The local hospital is a partner with Lifelink of Georgia, an educational and procurement organization for organ and tissue donors and recipients. Lifelink is a partner of the national organization Donate Life, […]

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Johnson Distributing Reminds Drivers, Make a Plan to Make it Home

Johnson Distributing Reminds Drivers, Make a Plan to Make it Home

| December 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

As Holiday Parties continue in full swing and New Years Eve plans are coming together, Johnson Distributing and Anheuser-Busch remind impaired drivers of the alternatives available for A Safe Ride Home. If you’re hosting a Holiday celebration or New Years Eve Party that includes alcohol beverages, remember to also offer non-alcohol beverages. Provide plenty of food and encourage guests […]

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SGMC Volunteer Auxiliary presents Stockings to Newborn Babies

SGMC Volunteer Auxiliary presents Stockings to Newborn Babies

| December 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — December is the time of year when a myriad of traditions are celebrated; a common one for Christians being the birth of Christ. The significance of this event resonates through homes across the world and warms the hearts of countless many. South Georgia Medical Center also celebrates birth during the Christmas season–the births of newly […]

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