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LAMP introduces its inaugural Gospel Explosion event

LAMP introduces its inaugural Gospel Explosion event

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Lowndes Associated Ministries to People, Inc. (LAMP) is proud to announce its Inaugural Gospel Explosion Competition. This melodic Gospel competition will take place Saturday July 29th at the Valdosta Courthouse front lawn at 2 pm. LAMP invites community organizations, churches, soloist, and groups to participate in the competition. In efforts to make the event new and […]

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Lightning Safety Awareness Week: Stay Safe During Summer’s Storms

Lightning Safety Awareness Week: Stay Safe During Summer’s Storms

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ready Georgia campaign offers safety tips during Lightning Safety Week June 26-30  ATLANTA – Since 2007, lightning has caused 305 deaths in the United States. In Georgia, it’s one of the most common weather-related killers, and on average, it kills one to two people in the state every year. During Lightning Safety Awareness Week, occurring this year […]

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NCNW Georgia Host Its State Conference in Valdosta: Vendor Opportunities Available

NCNW Georgia Host Its State Conference in Valdosta: Vendor Opportunities Available

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) for the state of Georgia will be hosting its second state conference in Valdosta, Georgia from August 18th to August 19th. Registration for current members is currently open and the opening portion of the conference will take place at the Holiday Inn (1805 W Hill Ave, […]

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Camp Discovery at VSU, Week of June 26-30

Camp Discovery at VSU, Week of June 26-30

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Camp Discovery presented by Valdosta State University Continuing Education is set for June 26-30. You can learn more at http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/extended-learning/continuing-education/documents/camp_discovery_2017_catalog_updated.pdf . Jessica R. Pope Communications and Media Relations Coordinator

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Dog treats, hot sauce and more on Georgia recall list

Dog treats, hot sauce and more on Georgia recall list

| June 23, 2017 | 1 Comments

The following is a summary of new or updated/expanded food recalls impacting Georgia. For specific product identifiers (lot codes, expiration dates, etc.) and additional recall info, please click the links, which will redirect you to the official recall notice. (Expanded) United Pet Group Rawhide Dog Chew (Now includes products from the following brands: American Beefhide, Digest-eeze, Healthy Hide, […]

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Morning News Briefs for 6-23-17

Morning News Briefs for 6-23-17

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

An escapee from the Valdosta Transitional Center did not get to enjoy his freedom for very long. He walked away from the center Wednesday night but was captured Thursday afternoon. Now, Trayvon Terry has been moved for a more secure installation. Lt. Governor Casey Cagle brought his campaign for the office of governor to Thomasville […]

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Linda Davidson takes helm of the Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter as executive director

Linda Davidson takes helm of the Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter as executive director

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA – The Georgia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association has announced that Linda Davidson, former senior director of Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society, (ACS), will be the newest executive director of the organization that serves Georgians living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.   Davidson comes to the Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter with nearly […]

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Labor of Love Continues at 11th Annual Southern Hospitality Workcamp

Labor of Love Continues at 11th Annual Southern Hospitality Workcamp

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The City of Valdosta will welcome approximately 136 youth and adult volunteers from Group Cares non-profit ministry partner of Group Publishing. These volunteers will travel from around the country to spend June 25-July 1serving the citizens of Valdosta through the labor of love event known as the Southern Hospitality Workcamp. The 2017 workcamp marks […]

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VSU Nationally Ranked for Exceptional Online Education

VSU Nationally Ranked for Exceptional Online Education

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University has been recognized on a national level for offering an exceptional online education. “Online programs and courses are an area of consistent growth for VSU,” said Meg H. Giddings, director of VSU’s Office of Extended Learning. “Our programs integrate the flexibility of online programs with exceptional and student-focused faculty and […]

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Peach State Summer Theater presents “Forever Plaid”

Peach State Summer Theater presents “Forever Plaid”

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — Peach State Summer Theatre will take an engagingly youthful, harmonic trip through the 1950s when it kicks off a 10-performance run of “Forever Plaid” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 16, at Valdosta State University’s Sawyer Theatre. Tickets are on sale now. Known as one of the most popular and successful musicals in recent memory, […]

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