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Valdosta High School Robotics Team shows STEM skills

Valdosta High School Robotics Team shows STEM skills

| May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Valdosta High School senior Travis Jones, also the VHS Robotics Team 2016-2017 president, is the recipient of the Robotics Team Leadership Award. Travis has been a strong organizer and motivator for the Robotics Team. He participated in the regional VEX competition at Lowndes High School this year and worked diligently to try to […]

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City Honors Winners of 2017 Historic Preservation Awards

City Honors Winners of 2017 Historic Preservation Awards

| May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The City of Valdosta honored the 2017 Preservation Award winners at the May 25 City Council Meeting, as part of the city’s observance of National Historic Preservation Month. The 9th annual awards program recognized property owners who go above and beyond the regulations set forth by the city to protect and preserve buildings […]

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Memorial Weekend at Wild Adventures Features Lynryd Skynyrd on Saturday, Free Admission for Military on Sunday and Monday

Memorial Weekend at Wild Adventures Features Lynryd Skynyrd on Saturday, Free Admission for Military on Sunday and Monday

| May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

  VALDOSTA – With the park now open daily, Wild Adventures Theme Park has lined up a family-friendly, classic rock Memorial Day weekend featuring Lynryd Skynyrd in concert on Saturday and free admission for military service members Sunday and Monday. The fun ramps up on Saturday when Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Lynryd Skynyrd take […]

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City Announces Memorial Day Sanitation Schedule

City Announces Memorial Day Sanitation Schedule

| May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Monday, May 29. Citizens who normally have their sanitation collected on Mondays should place their recyclables and yard waste at the curbside by 5 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30 for […]

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South Ga. businesses celebrate 20 years of ‘Drugs Don’t Work’ program

South Ga. businesses celebrate 20 years of ‘Drugs Don’t Work’ program

| May 23, 2017 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA – Monday morning, South Georgia businesses celebrated 20 years of ‘Drugs Don’t Work.’ The program promotes a drug-free workplace. It encourages drug testing and educates employees to say no. Eleven different local chambers have adopted the program. It all started in Valdosta with a grant from the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, during Ashley Paulk’s […]

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Valdosta City Schools announces summer school and Driver’s Ed course

Valdosta City Schools announces summer school and Driver’s Ed course

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

  VALDOSTA – Valdosta High School extends an invitation to any student who may need to regain lost credits from any local high school. Each course is worth ½ credit. VHS summer school is accredited and Carnegie units will be awarded for passed courses. These units do not meet eligibility for NCAA Clearinghouse but do count […]

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Community Encouraged to Fish for the Foundation

Community Encouraged to Fish for the Foundation

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

LAKELAND – SGMC Foundation is hosting a charity bass fishing tournament to benefit the Jay Shaw Scholarship Fund on June 17 at Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Lakeland. Georgia State Representative Jason Shaw says the tournament is an opportunity to support a scholarship for a Lanier County High School student while also celebrating the […]

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Pre Med Student Completes Cardiovascular Internship at SGMC

Pre Med Student Completes Cardiovascular Internship at SGMC

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Gregory R. Noe, a pre medical student at Colorado State University, recently completed South Georgia Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Internship Program. Through this mini-internship Noe was given the unique opportunity to shadow and observe SGMC’s Cardiovascular Team first hand at the Dasher Heart Center. Noe began the program by completing the Principle of Aseptic […]

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Lowndes High School FFA Chapter was recognized at the Area 6 FFA Awards Banquet

Lowndes High School FFA Chapter was recognized at the Area 6 FFA Awards Banquet

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – On May 11th, Lowndes High School FFA Chapter traveled to the Area 6 Awards Banquet. The banquet was held at Ware County High School and over 475 FFA members, FFA advisors, School Administrators, FFA Supporters, and parents were in attendance. Students that attended the banquet from the Lowndes High School Chapter included: Clay […]

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Dasher Heart Center earns Echocardiography accreditation by IAC

Dasher Heart Center earns Echocardiography accreditation by IAC

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – South Georgia Medical Center’s Dasher Heart Center has earned a three-year accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Echocardiography in the area of Adult Transthoracic. Echocardiography is used to assess different areas of the heart and can detect heart disease or signs of serious cardiovascular conditions. Accreditation by IAC indicates that DHC has […]

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