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Seats available for Valdosta Citizen’s Police Academy

Seats available for Valdosta Citizen’s Police Academy

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Valdosta Police Department would like to announce the 25th Session of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) which is scheduled to begin on Thursday, April 13, 2017 and will last for 10 weeks. The goal of the CPA is to give citizens a better understanding of the internal workings of a modern day […]

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Miss Valdosta High School crowned

Miss Valdosta High School crowned

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

  VALDOSTA – On Saturday, March 18 Valdosta High School held the annual Miss Valdosta High School Pageant in the performing arts center at VHS. Fourteen young ladies competed for the 2017 crown for Miss VHS. Contestants began preparing for the competition in the fall semester by obtaining sponsors and doing community appearances in various […]

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Woman arrested for elderly abuse in Moultrie

Woman arrested for elderly abuse in Moultrie

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

MOULTRIE – A woman has been charged in connection with the abuse of an elderly patient at a Moultrie senior living facility. Carolyn Edwards has reportedly been charged with two counts of simple battery and two counts of exploitation of an elderly person. Officials have released few details about the arrest, but it came after an […]

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Former Meigs mayor sentenced for theft, violation of oath of office

Former Meigs mayor sentenced for theft, violation of oath of office

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

MEIGS, Ga. – The former mayor of Meigs, Linda Harris, has been sentenced for theft and violation of oath of public office. Thursday morning, Harris was sentenced to five years of probation, 90-180 days in a probation detention center, 200 hours of community service and was ordered to pay a $2,500 fine. Harris was also […]

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Parents say Lowndes bus driver dropped kids off just before DUI arrest

Parents say Lowndes bus driver dropped kids off just before DUI arrest

| March 24, 2017 | 1 Comments

By Noelani Mathews | WCTV Eyewitness News LOWNDES CO. – Parents of Hahira Elementary students are speaking out, after their longtime bus driver is arrested for driving drunk on Tuesday. They say Amanda Mullinax dropped their kids off at their bus stop, before arriving at Hahira Middle School, where she was arrested for DUI. “Anything […]

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Morning News Briefs for 3-24-17

Morning News Briefs for 3-24-17

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Judge Richard Cowart sentenced the former Mauor of the City of Meigs, Linda Harris to five years of probation. She was convicted in February of violation of her oath of office and theft by taking. Harris will also have to spend between 90 and 180 days in a detention facility but remains free until assigned. […]

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Today is Free Application Day at Wiregrass

Today is Free Application Day at Wiregrass

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA  – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will be accepting new student applications for Summer Semester on Free Application Day, March 23. Any new student who applies in person on this day will have the application fee waived.  Free Application Day will be held on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus, Coffee Campus, Cook County WDC Campus, Moody […]

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Georgia’s unemployment rate declines to 5.3 percent in February

Georgia’s unemployment rate declines to 5.3 percent in February

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced today that the state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 5.3 percent in February, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 5.5 percent in January. In February 2016, the unemployment rate was also 5.5 percent. “Our unemployment rate fell as Georgia set new record highs for the […]

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Sunday alcohol sales coming soon to Thomasville

Sunday alcohol sales coming soon to Thomasville

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

THOMASVILLE – Folks in Thomasville are saying goodbye to dry Sundays. A new ordinance, which passed by an overwhelming majority, says alcohol can now be sold on Sundays in restaurants and stores. The question of whether or not it would happen, has been looming for months. Many residents felt like it was well overdue. “I […]

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Local families in disbelief after bus driver arrested for DUI at Hahira Middle

Local families in disbelief after bus driver arrested for DUI at Hahira Middle

| March 23, 2017 | 1 Comments

LOWNDES CO. – A Lowndes County Schools bus driver was arrested Tuesday for driving under the influence. The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office says the Hahira Middle School resource officer was able to catch Amanda Mullinax before she could’ve bused more than 40 kids home. https://d2pvyxdw30n8fd.cloudfront.net/WCTV/v58d300d228bbe/0b1f1571e14c4ff49bcb8e995c31545e-SD.mp4 “It just hits home when it’s here at home,” says […]

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