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City Council Denies The Nichols House

City Council Denies The Nichols House

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA–The Nichols House, also known as VSU’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house on 400 Baytree Rd. will not be re-zoned for historical preservation. The Alden Park Home Owners Association requested that the home be evaluated and considered a designated historical property. The Valdosta City Council denied the request by a […]

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Scintilla Charter Academy Receives Permit To Build

Scintilla Charter Academy Receives Permit To Build

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA–Scintilla Charter Academy (SCA) received a building permit Thursday, Oct. 23 at the Valdosta City Council meeting by a 6-1 vote.  The permit allows the school to build on a little less than 70 acre lot located at 2171 East Park Avenue. The request for the permit was tabled […]

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Home Invasion in Valdosta

Home Invasion in Valdosta

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA — Two men robbed a family at gunpoint Thursday night, forcing their way into a home on Brookwood Drive about 11:30 pm. Valdosta police are looking for the two men involved, who had their faces covered when they knocked on the door of the home at 729 East Brookwood Drive Thursday night. One of […]

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Carrollton Attorney Arrested on Forgery, Theft Charges

Carrollton Attorney Arrested on Forgery, Theft Charges

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

CARROLLTON — Carrollton attorney Robert B. Eddleman was arrested and charged by the Carroll County Sheriff’s office with forgery and theft by taking. Eddleman had been converting funds from a trust account for his own personal use, according to reports from Carroll County Sheriff Lt. Jeff Richards in a report to WSB.  Investigators are still […]

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Spent Shell Casing Lodges in Shooter’s Face

Spent Shell Casing Lodges in Shooter’s Face

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

WAYCROSS — A Kingsland woman was air lifted from Waycross to a Jacksonville hospital Wednesday after a freak accident in which a spent shell casing lodged in her face at a firing range near the Okefenokee Swamp, the Ware County sheriff said. Twenty-one-year old Joseph Borkowski of Kingsland was firing at targets at the Dixon […]

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Fatal Accident Near Homerville

Fatal Accident Near Homerville

| October 23, 2014 | 7 Comments

HOMERVILLE — A highway accident took the life of a passenger Wednesday near Homerville. Doriya Beshae Hill of Valdosta was driving a van when she ran a stop sign and collided with a tractor-trailer truck.  Hill was traveling west on Georgia Highway 122 Wednesday afternoon when she failed to stop at a marked intersection with US Highway […]

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Worth County Armed Robbery

Worth County Armed Robbery

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

WARWICK — Law enforcement officials report that three armed robbers are at large after a violent robbery of a Warwick store in Worth County. The Dollar General in Warwick was hit by three armed gunmen Wednesday night around 10:00.  Reports say the gunmen had t-shirts covering their faces as they broke into the store.  They […]

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Local News Capsule

Local News Capsule

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: PEPPER RECALL AFFECTS LOCAL STORES  |  VALDOSTA — Harveys and Winn-Dixie grocery stores are recalling over 6,000 pounds of Serrano Chile Peppers distributed by Bailey Farms Inc. due to a possible Salmonella contamination. Customers can call 1-866-946-6349 for more information. WIREGRASS GRANT  |  VALDOSTA — A Valdosta neurosurgeon has made […]

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Valdosta Narcotics Bust Nets Arrest

Valdosta Narcotics Bust Nets Arrest

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office continues to work to keep drugs off the streets. On Tuesday afternoon, after receiving several complaints of suspicious activity at 5456 McLeod Drive, Valdosta, investigators from the Special Operations Division of the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search of the home. This search resulted in the recovery […]

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Albany Plans Airport Expansion

Albany Plans Airport Expansion

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

ALBANY — Competition to better serve corporate clients through regional airports just ramped up as Albany rolled out plans to improve the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport. WALB is reporting that Airport Commissioners approved the concept of plans to demolish the Fix Base Operator hangars and build new buildings on both sides of the airport to […]

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