Valdosta & Lowndes Co.

Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office to Host Halloween Carnival

Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office to Host Halloween Carnival

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with other first responders to offer a safe Halloween trick or treating alternative for the children of the community. This family friendly alternative for Halloween will provide a carnival atmosphere with games, food, a hayride and candy for the children. Attendees are […]

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Five Students Awarded REACH Scholarships

Five Students Awarded REACH Scholarships

| October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Schools Press Release: Five Lowndes County students are now REACH Scholars and received $10,000 for college in a special Signing Day Ceremony.  REACH stands for Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen. Eighth-grade students Faith Cockren, Nya Johnson, Katelin Thomas, Carlton Lewis, and Nicolas Serrano were selected for the REACH scholarship.  These students were selected […]

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Hahira Prepares for Honey Bee Festival

Hahira Prepares for Honey Bee Festival

| October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

HAHIRA – Hahira is gearing up for one of its biggest weekends as the 36th annual Honeybee Festival quickly approaches. The festival officially kicked off Monday with a week of events leading into the busy weekend. Honeybee Festival Chairman Lana Hall said that the weekend is expected to bring 150 vendors Friday and almost 200 […]

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Clyattville Elementary Employees Win SAFE Award

Clyattville Elementary Employees Win SAFE Award

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Schools Release: Each month a custodian and school nutrition employee from specific schools are recognized for following safety protocol.  Each winner receives a $50 gift card, with an opportunity to win a $100 gift card at the end of the school year. Ann Wilson and Katherine Bradley from Clyattville Elementary School won for […]

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Pinevale Elementary to Participate in Walk to School Day

Pinevale Elementary to Participate in Walk to School Day

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Pinevale Elementary School will participate in Walk to School Day October 4. Walk to School Day, started in 1997, is an annual event where students across the globe walk or bike to school on the same day. It not only celebrates the health benefits of walking or biking to school, but also serves as […]

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Firefighters to Visit Students for Fire Safety Month

Firefighters to Visit Students for Fire Safety Month

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

  VALDOSTA – Lowndes County Fire Rescue will spend the month of October promoting fire safety at schools across the area, according to a release from Lowndes County Public Information Officer Paige Dukes. Throughout the month, firefighters will speak with kids from 15 different preschools and elementary schools. Official Release: Historically, October is a busy […]

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Wild Adventures Offers Discount to VSU Students

Wild Adventures Offers Discount to VSU Students

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Wild Adventures Theme Park is offering discounted admission to Valdosta State University students for Terror in the Wild every Friday night in October. “In the past, we have partnered with VSU for a big, one-night event during Terror in the Wild as part of their Homecoming celebrations. This year, we hope this Friday night discount will still give VSU students the […]

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Lowndes Students Selected to Serve on State Advisory Council

Lowndes Students Selected to Serve on State Advisory Council

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — Congratulations to Nealy Hiers, Lowndes Middle School 8th grader, Nolan Harbison, Pine Grove Middle School 8th grader, along with two Lowndes High School Student Council Students, Katelin Stecz and Lauren Burgess, as they were selected to serve on State School Superintendent Richard Woods’ 2017-18 Student Advisory Council. These students were chosen out of […]

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Take a Trip Down the Rabbit Hole at the St. John Road Race and Halloween Carnival

Take a Trip Down the Rabbit Hole at the St. John Road Race and Halloween Carnival

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — Don’t be late for this very important date! October 28th, 2017 marks the 17th annual Road Race and Halloween carnival at St. John Catholic School in Valdosta. The school plans to take a trip down the rabbit hole with an Alice in Wonderland themed walk/run that begins and ends on the St John […]

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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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