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Valdosta woman facing charges for reporting false burglary

Valdosta woman facing charges for reporting false burglary

| August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – A Valdosta woman is facing charges after the Valdosta Police Department says she reported a false burglary. VPD says 22-year-old Khadedra Walker called them to her residence in the 1300 block of Ponderosa Drive and reported an unknown person entered her residence and stole multiple items from her home. Authorities say as they […]

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Morning News Briefs for 8-18-17

Morning News Briefs for 8-18-17

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thomasville resident Kutter Harrison has been arrested for making terroristic threats. Law enforcement officials had received social media images of the suspect holding a weapon with a snapchat caption referring to a Thomasville race war. The image was put on social media as demonstrations continue in the city of Thomasville where 37 year old Herbert […]

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GBI investigating fatal deputy-involved shooting in Thomasville

GBI investigating fatal deputy-involved shooting in Thomasville

| August 18, 2017 | 1 Comments

THOMASVILLE, Ga. – Wednesday morning, protesters gathered outside of the building that houses the Thomas County Sheriff’s Office and Thomasville Police Department in response to a fatal deputy-involved shooting on Tuesday afternoon. Protesters say they are calling for justice in the death of 37-year-old Herbert Gilbert. Gilbert died at the hospital after sustaining injuries during […]

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2017 Winnersville Classic Kick-Off

2017 Winnersville Classic Kick-Off

| August 18, 2017 | 1 Comments

The nation’s biggest high school rivalry kicks off what is sure to be a great season of football for both Lowndes and Valdosta! Friday, August 18 The Langdale Honda “Charity Challenge at Chick fil A” 6:30am – 8:30am The Valdosta Wildcats’ fans have raised the most in the Langdale Honda Charity Challenge for the last three years.  Will […]

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Thomas County Sheriff’s Office makes arrest following threatening social media picture

Thomas County Sheriff’s Office makes arrest following threatening social media picture

| August 18, 2017 | 2 Comments

THOMASVILLE, Ga. – Individuals who knew Kutter Harrison say they are not surprised by his “terroristic” social media post. Comments flooded social media after Harrison was arrested saying, “He has always been like this” and “It was just a matter of time before he got caught.” WCTV spoke with a former classmate of Harrison’s Thursday […]

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Teacher shoots himself in classroom at Georgia high school

Teacher shoots himself in classroom at Georgia high school

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

LITHIA SPRINGS, Ga. (WCTV) – Authorities say a teacher took a handgun into a high school near Atlanta and shot himself. Douglas County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jesse Hambrick says no students were hurt, and no other injuries were reported. Hambrick tells The Associated Press that the teacher took the weapon into Lithia Springs High School about […]

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Airgas USA cited for state violations in incident that killed sheriff’s deputy

Airgas USA cited for state violations in incident that killed sheriff’s deputy

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens released findings today from an investigation into a deadly February 2017 industrial gas leak at a sperm bank in Augusta, Georgia. State inspectors with his office have determined that the incident was caused by the over-pressurization of a bulk storage tank. As a result of the investigation, […]

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Valdosta man assaulted by masked gunman at home

Valdosta man assaulted by masked gunman at home

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – A Valdosta man told police he was attacked by a masked gunman at his home early Wednesday morning. At approximately 1:56 a.m., the Valdosta Police Department responded to an apartment complex in the 2400 block of Bemiss Road in reference to a reported aggravated assault and forced entry burglary, according to incident reports. […]

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University of Florida says no to White Nationalist speaker

University of Florida says no to White Nationalist speaker

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (NSF) – The University of Florida is refusing to allow white nationalist leader Richard Spencer to speak on campus next month, citing “serious concerns” about safety in the aftermath of a deadly weekend clash in Charlottesville, Va.   Spencer is a leader in the “alt-right” movement, blamed for a deadly outburst following a […]

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Authorities offer reward in hunt for Georgia teen’s killer

Authorities offer reward in hunt for Georgia teen’s killer

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

WILLACHOOCHEE, Ga. (WCTV) – Authorities are offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest in the slaying of a Georgia teenager. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a new release Wednesday that a $3,000 reward has been established to help solve the killing of 18-year-old Kiree Hersey. Hersey went missing in November […]

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