South Georgia

Diabetes Support Group Hosts Grocery Store Tour 

Diabetes Support Group Hosts Grocery Store Tour 

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Approximately 1.1 million people in Georgia, or 14.2 percent of the adult population, have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Each year, an estimated 60,000 people in Georgia are diagnosed with diabetes, and the SGMC Diabetes Management Center seeks to help those diagnosed live a healthier lifestyle. “Because diabetes increases a person’s risk […]

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Social Issues in Film Series Presents ‘Audrie and Daisy’ April 3 

Social Issues in Film Series Presents ‘Audrie and Daisy’ April 3 

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University’s 2016-2017 Social Issues in Film Series will present “Audrie and Daisy” at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 3, in Nevins Hall Room 1061. Admission to the screening is free of charge and open to the public. “Audrie and Daisy” documents the effects of sexual assault on the victims, families, and […]

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Saturday BBQ competition to benefit family of Lowndes Deputy killed in the line of duty

Saturday BBQ competition to benefit family of Lowndes Deputy killed in the line of duty

| March 24, 2017 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA – Competition teams will be putting their best foot forward this Saturday as local law enforcement officers judge a BBQ competition to benefit the family of a Lowndes County deputy who was killed in the line of duty last month. The benefit will be hosted by Langdale Ford Supercenter at 215 West Magnolia Street and […]

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“Chips,” “Life” and “Power Rangers” premiere tonight at Valdosta Cinemas

“Chips,” “Life” and “Power Rangers” premiere tonight at Valdosta Cinemas

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Three new movies premiere tonight at Valdosta Cinemas, including two movie reboots of popular television shows and an R-rated space thriller. Chips (R) A rookie officer is teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway Patrol, though the newbie soon learns his partner is really an undercover Fed investigating a heist that […]

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Saturday BBQ competition to benefit family of Lowndes Deputy killed in the line of duty

Saturday BBQ competition to benefit family of Lowndes Deputy killed in the line of duty

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Competition teams will be putting their best foot forward this Saturday as local law enforcement officers judge a BBQ competition to benefit the family of a Lowndes County deputy who was killed in the line of duty last month. The benefit will be hosted by Langdale Ford Supercenter at 215 West Magnolia Street and […]

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VSU Offers STEAM Camps During Spring Break April 3-7

VSU Offers STEAM Camps During Spring Break April 3-7

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University will present Camp Discovery: Spring Break Edition April 3-7. This Continuing Education-sponsored initiative will feature week-long morning, afternoon, and all-day enrichment opportunities for community boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth grade. The Camp Discovery: Spring Break Edition camp lineup features the following programs: Awesome Artists: This program is for […]

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Brooks County Traffic Shifting on SR 133 near Pauline Church Road

Brooks County Traffic Shifting on SR 133 near Pauline Church Road

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Drivers who travel state Route 133 in Brooks County should be prepared for a change in the traffic pattern this afternoon as the contractor shifts vehicles onto newly-constructed lanes. The shift will occur about 3,000 feet south of Pauline Church Road. This is so the contractor can reconstruct existing lanes. The $28.2 million Georgia […]

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Local Responders Participate in emergency training exercise

Local Responders Participate in emergency training exercise

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

LOWNDES CO. – Local responders participated in emergency training exercises on Tuesday. Each year, Lowndes County Emergency Management, works with public safety agencies to plan training exercises for local first responders.  The first planning/training event for 2017, was held this morning at the Lowndes County Emergency Operations Center. Local responders representing 911, fire, law enforcement, […]

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Lowndes Teachers of the Year visit  Ron Clark Academy

Lowndes Teachers of the Year visit  Ron Clark Academy

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

LOWNDES Co. – The Lowndes County Teachers of the Year spent a day at the Ron Clark Academy (RCA) located in Atlanta, GA. Energy, enthusiasm, engaging, excitement – these are just a few words to describe the educational climate at the Ron Clark Academy. Upon arrival, we were enthusiastically greeted by the students with handshakes and smiles […]

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SGMC Diabetes Management Center Hosting Free Grocery Store Tour Monday Night

SGMC Diabetes Management Center Hosting Free Grocery Store Tour Monday Night

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Approximately 1,121,495 people in Georgia, or 14.2% of the adult population, have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Every year an estimated 60,000 people in Georgia are diagnosed with diabetes. Staying healthy means more than just following your doctor’s plan and taking your medication. SGMC’s Diabetes Management Center seeks to enhance your diabetes care plan […]

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