Valdosta & Lowndes Co.

VSU Celebrates Jazz with State Band Clinic, Highly Acclaimed Saxophonist

VSU Celebrates Jazz with State Band Clinic, Highly Acclaimed Saxophonist

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University: VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University will host the 2017 State High School Jazz Band Clinic and All-State Jazz Ensemble Auditions Friday, Dec. 1, through Saturday, Dec. 2. More than 100 students from 36 high schools are expected to attend. Throughout the two-day event, which is sponsored by the Georgia Association of Jazz Educators and […]

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VSU Planetarium Presents “Season of Light” Dec. 1

VSU Planetarium Presents “Season of Light” Dec. 1

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University: VALDOSTA — The Valdosta State University Planetarium will present “Season of Light” at 7 p.m., 8 p.m., and 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1. This annual holiday presentation is free of charge and open to the public. “Season of Light” will begin with a look at the wonders of the December sky, including star clusters, nebulae, and […]

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VSU Hosts “Lighting of the Palms” Tuesday Evening

VSU Hosts “Lighting of the Palms” Tuesday Evening

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta – The holiday celebration and lighting of the palms will take place Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 5:30 p.m. on VSU’s front lawn. There will be carols by the Spotlighters, pictured with Santa Blaze, cookie decorating, ornament making and more. Greek life will be accepting donations for the Children’s Advocacy Center.

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Women of Judah Make Positive Impact on Community

Women of Judah Make Positive Impact on Community

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: Sharah Denton There are times that we as humans do not realize the effect we may or may not have on others. For Monica Wilson, The Women of Judah and Prayer Line has grown into just that. Over a year ago, Monica began a call in number for women to dial in at 6 […]

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Wiregrass to Offer ServSafe Food Safety Course

Wiregrass to Offer ServSafe Food Safety Course

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College: Valdosta, Ga – Wiregrass Georgia Tech will offer the ServSafe Food Safety course December 11, 2017 on the Valdosta Campus in Brooks Hall. ServSafe is the food service industry’s premier food safety training and certification course. It is recognized by more federal, state and local health jurisdictions than any other food […]

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Tickets on sale for 2018 Bird Supper

Tickets on sale for 2018 Bird Supper

| November 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta: For over five decades, the Lowndes County Bird Supper has been bringing together hundreds of state officials and local business, professional and government personnel for a dinner of quail and important conversation. The 2018 Bird Supper is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Georgia Railroad Depot, in Atlanta, at 5 p.m. […]

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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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