South Georgia

VSU Observes Constitution Day

VSU Observes Constitution Day

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Valdosta State University’s Odum Library celebrated Constitution Day by inviting all students, faculty, and staff to sign a copy of the Constitution of the United States of America. Everyone who participated received a pocket Constitution, candy, and a special Founding Father surprise. The university will continue its celebration of Constitution Day throughout the month […]

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Humane Society 5K Fundraiser

Humane Society 5K Fundraiser

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Humane Society of Valdosta/Lowndes County will host their first ever 5K fundraiser on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The event will be held from 8am – 10am at Freedom Park in Valdosta (Map below).  $25 entry fee and registration ends Oct. 11.  The 5k race will be held on the trails through the park.  A […]

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Wild Adventures Celebrates World Rhino Day

Wild Adventures Celebrates World Rhino Day

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mixed in with all the excitement at Wild Adventures this weekend, is a bit of serious business. In honor of World Rhino Day, Wild Adventures is raising money and awareness for the International Rhino Fund by raffling off paintings created by the park’s resident artist–Graham the rhino.   “World Rhino Day is important because it […]

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Terror and Fall Fun Transform Wild Adventures

Terror and Fall Fun Transform Wild Adventures

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Terror in the Wild” and “Kid-O-Ween” scheduled Sept. through Oct. VALDOSTA, Ga. – Terror in the Wild and Kid-O-Ween are bigger than ever this year at Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, Ga. with new and more terrifying scare zones at night and plenty of fun for the whole family during the day. Terror in the Wild begins Friday, Sept. 22, […]

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SGMC Announces addition of Dr. Kyle Adams to Lanier Campus

SGMC Announces addition of Dr. Kyle Adams to Lanier Campus

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — South Georgia Medical Center campuses and affiliates welcome Kyle Adams, MD, to its Lanier Campus in Lakeland. Dr. Adams is board certified in Family Medicine and will join Dr. Cliff Thomas in providing comprehensive primary care to patients 12 years and older. Initially, Adams will provide care to patients in Dr. Mandy Lucas’s […]

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Georgia Food Recall List

Georgia Food Recall List

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

This 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. Country Fresh Orlando, LLC diced bell pepper, vegetable kabobs, and creole and fajita mixed diced vegetables for the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The product […]

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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Jax Concert Still On

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Jax Concert Still On

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

JACKSONVILLE, FL – In a release from SMG Management, the Tim McGraw, Faith Hill: Soul 2 Soul concert event scheduled for this Saturday in Jacksonville will go ahead as planned. TIM MCGRAW AND FAITH HILL CONCERT STILL ON FOR THIS SATURDAY NIGHT JACKSONVILLE, Fla., September 13, 2017 – SMG Jacksonville is pleased to announce that the Tim McGraw and […]

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Toyota Provides $3 million in Relief for Hurricane Harvey

Toyota Provides $3 million in Relief for Hurricane Harvey

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

PLANO, Texas – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) is partnering with Toyota Financial Services (TFS), The Friedkin Group, Gulf States Toyota (GST) and Toyota and Lexus dealers nationwide, to provide a combined relief effort of over $3 million to serve the people impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The group’s relief efforts include funds to organizations such as […]

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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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