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Wiregrass, SGMC, and Valdosta Fire Rescue Work Together for a One-of-a Kind Course

Wiregrass, SGMC, and Valdosta Fire Rescue Work Together for a One-of-a Kind Course

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – In a time of crisis, everyone would agree they want someone working to rescue them or a loved one to have the best training, the knowledge to work through the situation, and the experience. Thanks to the strong working relationship between Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, South Georgia Medical Center, and the Valdosta Fire Rescue, eight […]

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Valdosta Receives Awards for Excellent Budget Reporting

Valdosta Receives Awards for Excellent Budget Reporting

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The City of Valdosta has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the 31st consecutive year. This Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by the City of Valdosta’s […]

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City Welcomes Darryl Muse as New Utilities Director

City Welcomes Darryl Muse as New Utilities Director

| August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The City of Valdosta welcomes Walter “Darryl” Muse as the new Director of Utilities, effective Sept.18, 2017. Muse brings with him to the city nearly a quarter of a century of experience in the operation and management of water and wastewater systems in the public sector. Muse served the City of Ocala, Florida, for eight […]

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Valdosta Rotary Supports YEA!

Valdosta Rotary Supports YEA!

| August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – On behalf of the Valdosta Rotary, President Tom Gooding presented YEA! (Young Entrepreneur Academy) co-directors DeWayne and Amanda Johnson with a check for $500 to support the program. YEA! will be launched in Lowndes County by the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce in October. Founded in 2004, YEA! has helped more than 6,000 students ages […]

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LHS will host Salute to the Military Event during home game

LHS will host Salute to the Military Event during home game

| August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Lowndes High School will host its annual Salute to the Military Event on Friday, September 8, 2017, at Martin Stadium on the campus of Lowndes High School during our home game against Shiloh. Gates will open at 6:30 and pre-game activities will begin at 7:30. All active duty and retired military along with their family members will […]

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The State of Georgia National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Elects its 2017-2019 Executive Board

The State of Georgia National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Elects its 2017-2019 Executive Board

| August 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

GEORGIA – The State of Georgia, National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) held its second annual state conference on Friday, August 18th through Saturday, August 19th in Valdosta, Georgia.  College and community sections throughout the state convened at the Holiday Inn and Wiregrass Georgia Technical College to put in place their state bylaws and to elect their […]

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Valdosta City Schools releases “Imagine the Possibilities”

Valdosta City Schools releases “Imagine the Possibilities”

| August 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Valdosta City Schools recently released their annual report “Imagine the Possibilities” to highlight the 2016-2017 school year. The magazine showcases each school, departments within the district and data so that stakeholders can share in the successes and opportunities presented during the year. The 92-page publication is designed, produced, printed and mailed at no […]

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Study: Fewer Georgia students could get college opportunity

Study: Fewer Georgia students could get college opportunity

| August 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA (WCTV) – Georgia is among states that have cut funding to public colleges and universities since the recession, prompting many schools to raise tuition. WABE Radio reports that a new study by the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities has a dire warning for students and their families: Fewer students will be able to […]

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Wiregrass’ Pharmacy Tech Program listed in Nation’s Top 50

Wiregrass’ Pharmacy Tech Program listed in Nation’s Top 50

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College learned that the Pharmacy Technology program has been listed in the Top 50 Pharmacy Tech programs in the nation.   This ranking was announced by the The Best Colleges.org.  The website strives to connect prospective students with the best degree programs.    All accredited pharmacy technician programs in the United States […]

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GED Classes Accepting New Students in September

GED Classes Accepting New Students in September

| August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Valdosta Campus Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED Classes. The two-day new student orientation will be held at 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. on September 8 and 11. The second orientation will be held September 21-22. Anyone wanting to enroll at the Valdosta Campus, the […]

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