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Valdosta Youth Council Seeks Applicants for Local Youth Representation

Valdosta Youth Council Seeks Applicants for Local Youth Representation

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Local youth who want to experience working with the local government and have an impact on their peers and other community members are encouraged to apply for a seat on the Valdosta Youth Council. Now in its third year, the VYC continues to inspire local 7th-9th grade students to build leadership and civic responsibility, […]

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Valdosta City Schools to close, Scintilla Charter Academy to release early for solar eclipse

Valdosta City Schools to close, Scintilla Charter Academy to release early for solar eclipse

| August 16, 2017 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA – Valdosta City Schools has announced it will close Monday, and Scintilla Charter Academy will release early for the solar eclipse. Release from Valdosta City School There will be no school for students or staff on Monday, August 21, 2017, as a result of conditions associated with the total solar eclipse. The eclipse presents a […]

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Lowndes Schools to release early for solar eclipse

Lowndes Schools to release early for solar eclipse

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – On August 21, 2017, a total eclipse will shadow a seventy mile-wide path through fourteen states, beginning in Oregon and exiting the Charleston, South Carolina coast. For Georgians, the range of view is one hundred percent in the northeast corner of the state to ninety percent partial view in the majority of the […]

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US Mint to feature Georgia’s largest island on a coin

US Mint to feature Georgia’s largest island on a coin

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

ST. MARYS, Ga. (WCTV) – The federal government plans to pay tribute to Georgia’s largest barrier island by issuing a special coin. The National Park Service says 25-cent coins with a design recognizing Cumberland Island will be produced by the U.S. Mint next year. Located offshore near the Georgia-Florida state line, Cumberland Island has 36,000 […]

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Grants Available for Students Seeking GED In Valdosta

Grants Available for Students Seeking GED In Valdosta

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA –  The Valdosta Campus Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has grants available for students working towards a GED. Students enrolling in GED classes may be eligible for funds to assist with transportation and the cost of the GED tests as well as incentives when completing the GED and entering employment or […]

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Sallas Mahone to host Inaugural Junior Beta Club Induction

Sallas Mahone to host Inaugural Junior Beta Club Induction

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Sallas Mahone Elementary is thrilled to host their inaugural Junior Beta Club Induction Ceremony. The ceremony will be held on Friday, August 25 at 9:00 am in the SME gymnasium. This will be the sixth Beta organization in Valdosta City Schools. Between the Junior Beta (grades 4-8) and Senior Beta (grades 9-12), the […]

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Lowndes Mock Trial team to take Georgia Bar Exam

Lowndes Mock Trial team to take Georgia Bar Exam

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

LOWNDES CO. – Lowndes County Schools are bustling with students as the school year started this week, but Lowndes High School’s Mock Trial Team has been busy all summer as they received some great news. Two Mock Trial students will attend the Georgia Bar Academy for Students and take The Georgia Bar Exam in front […]

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Wiregrass’ Toby Heard Awarded Two Teacher of the Year Awards

Wiregrass’ Toby Heard Awarded Two Teacher of the Year Awards

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s Automotive Repair Technology Instructor Toby Heard was recently named the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education (GACTE) Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year at their Annual Banquet. This honor advances him to nominee status for a National Award in 2018 during the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Region […]

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Wild Adventures hosts Hall of Fame Rally for Jaguars Legend Fred Taylor

Wild Adventures hosts Hall of Fame Rally for Jaguars Legend Fred Taylor

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, GA is hosting a rally on Saturday, August 12 to generate support for Fred Taylor’s bid to be nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In honor of Taylor’s Jaguars jersey number, a special $28 admission is available for guests who wear their favorite football team apparel. […]

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Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and AED Offered at Wiregrass Tech

Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and AED Offered at Wiregrass Tech

| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, an official American Heart Association Training Center, will offer an American Heart Association certification class for HeartSaver – CPR, First Aid, and AED. This class is open for the community or workplace on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Develop skills to effectively assess and maintain […]

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