Valdosta & Lowndes Co.

City of Valdosta Promotes Small Business Saturday

City of Valdosta Promotes Small Business Saturday

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta Press Release: The seventh annual Small Business Saturday is Nov. 25. This nationwide movement reminds citizens to support local, small businesses, which serve as the backbone of our economy. According to the Small Business Administration, 63 percent of new jobs come from small businesses. Citizens should recognize the importance of locally-owned businesses […]

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Beyond Mom Life

Beyond Mom Life

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Sharah Denton The Beyond Mom Life group gearing up spread holiday cheer for mothers throughout the community thanks to a special young ladies vision.  Arlayshia Copeland had a vision of bringing mothers together to impact the community came to life due to her goals for her daughter’s future.  “I care about her future as […]

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VSU Senior Studies Abroad in Costa Rica

VSU Senior Studies Abroad in Costa Rica

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Sharah Denton For one Valdosta State University Senior, studying abroad was an opportunity to not only travel and learn about another culture, it was a life changing adventure.  Breanna Johnson is majoring in Communication, Intercultural Organizational Communication and plans to graduate in May of 2018. “I always had an urge to travel to many […]

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“No Child Goes Cold” Seeks Donations

“No Child Goes Cold” Seeks Donations

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta – From now until December 20, the “No Child Goes Cold” kids’ coat and jacket drive is underway. This event is hosted by Terry Taylor. Donations can be taken to Daylight Donuts on Main Street in Hahira and on Inner Perimeter Road in Valdosta.

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Ashley Street Station to Host Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Ashley Street Station to Host Free Thanksgiving Dinner

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta – Ashley Street Station will host its sixth annual Thanksgiving show/dinner Thursday, Nov. 23. A free Thanksgiving dinner will be provided from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. After the dinner, Lazy Lightning with special guest Jen Anders will take the stage. For more information or to donate food, call Bryan or Jon Eric at (229) 247-1686. […]

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Escape Room Hosted at LHS

Escape Room Hosted at LHS

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Schools Press Release: Nora Eakin, Lowndes High School math teacher, hosted an escape or breakout room at LHS. Eakin redecorated her room and two other teachers’ rooms, set up the mysteries and clues and let the students and parents lose. “You’re theoretically locked in a room and you have to solve a mystery or […]

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VSU’s 2017 Presidential Excellence Awards Honor Distinguished Faculty and Staff

VSU’s 2017 Presidential Excellence Awards Honor Distinguished Faculty and Staff

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University recently recognized its 2017 Presidential Excellence Award recipients. Each year, VSU continues its tradition of honoring faculty and staff excellence with awards recognizing the diverse talents and contributions of its innovative and active employees. Awards are given for excellence in teaching, research, service, online teaching, […]

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Moody Air Force Base Announces Annual Tree Lighting

Moody Air Force Base Announces Annual Tree Lighting

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Moody Air Force Base Press Release:  MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. –¬  Moody Air Force Base will host its annual tree-lighting ceremony at the Moody Field Club, Dec. 1, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. The ceremony will feature a vendor and crafts fair, a youth choir and a parade followed by the tree lighting. Children will have […]

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Hahira Elementary School Receives Greatest Gains Award

Hahira Elementary School Receives Greatest Gains Award

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Schools Press Release: Hahira Elementary School recently earned an award from the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA).  On November 17, 2017, Governor Nathan Deal announced that 226 Georgia public schools in 54 districts will receive 2017 Highest Performing or Greatest Gains school awards, an increase of eight schools from last year. The […]

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Wild Adventures Celebrates Thanksgiving  With a Moveable Feast

Wild Adventures Celebrates Thanksgiving With a Moveable Feast

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wild Adventures Press Release: VALDOSTA – Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, Ga. is celebrating Thanksgiving with delicious fall foods throughout “Days of Thanks” November 24-26, 2017. “Thanksgiving and good food go hand-in-hand, and we’ve put together our own version of a moveable Thanksgiving feast with fun takes on holiday food throughout the park,” said […]

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