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Three suspects in custody following multiple armed robberies in South Georgia

Three suspects in custody following multiple armed robberies in South Georgia

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: WCTV Eyewitness News  MOULTRIE, Ga (WCTV) —Three men are in custody after a string of robberies in South Georgia. Rafael Merrit, Dontavious Jenkins and Isaiah Thomas were all taken into custody. The trio is believed to be involved in an armed robbery Friday night at the Dollar General in Pavo, Georgia. Store personnel say […]

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Valdosta 101 Provides Behind-the-Scenes View of Local Government

Valdosta 101 Provides Behind-the-Scenes View of Local Government

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta: Valdostans and other local citizens who want an inside look at their city government are urged to sign up for the 9th annual Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation, which takes place from April 2 – May 14, 2018. The program, an initiative of the Valdosta Mayor and City Council, also includes the […]

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Former Live Oak officer convicted on child porn charges

Former Live Oak officer convicted on child porn charges

| December 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: WCJB | WCTV Eyewitness News LIVE OAK, Fla. (WCJB) — A former Live Oak police officer has been convicted on various child pornography charges. Sergeant Kyle Kirby was arrested back in October of 2015 after investigators located dozens of sexually explicit images of children on the laptop in Kirby’s patrol car. According to the Justice Department, […]

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US flu season off to an early start; widespread in 7 states, including Georgia

US flu season off to an early start; widespread in 7 states, including Georgia

| December 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — This year’s flu season is off to a quick start and so far it seems to be dominated by a nasty bug. Health officials say the flu vaccine seems well matched to the viruses making people sick, but it’s too early to tell how bad this season will be. The main flu […]

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VLPRA Hosts “Six Days of Christmas”

VLPRA Hosts “Six Days of Christmas”

| December 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

VLPRA: Spaghetti with Santa, a symphony and outdoor movies are just a few of the activities available during the Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority’s “Six Days of Christmas” celebration. The VLPRA is holding one fun-filled activity each day the week leading up to Christmas.  On Monday, December 18th, the VLPRA is partnering with the […]

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Lowndes County Preps for Cold Weather

Lowndes County Preps for Cold Weather

| December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County: Emergency Management is monitoring temperatures. The following shelters are open 12/8 to those seeking shelter from cold temperatures: Grace Fellowship Church 1304 West Hill Ave. Salvation Army on Virginia Avenue New Horizons 714 Charlton StreetAlso, freezing temperatures are expected the next few nights. Citizens should take precautions to protect plants, pipes, and pets. Dripping faucets […]

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Alarm Alerts Staff to Drug-Carrying Drone at Autry State Prison

Alarm Alerts Staff to Drug-Carrying Drone at Autry State Prison

| December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Georgia Department of Corrections: FORSYTH, Ga. — On December 4 at 11:53 p.m., the DroneTracker alarm, a newly piloted system, at Autry State Prison (SP) sounded. While there was no sighting of a drone by staff; an inner and outer sweep of the facility was conducted and officers recovered two packages containing a large amount of […]

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Man crashes into home after being shot during alleged road rage incident

Man crashes into home after being shot during alleged road rage incident

| December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: CBS46  DECATUR, GA (CBS46) – A man crashed his vehicle into a home after being fatally shot during an alleged road rage incident in DeKalb County late Wednesday night. The incident happened just before midnight in the 1400 block of Columbia Drive in Decatur. Police say the victim, later identified as 22-year-old Cedric Williams, […]

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Lowndes County and Valdosta City Schools to Release Early Dec. 20

Lowndes County and Valdosta City Schools to Release Early Dec. 20

| December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta City Schools: Valdosta City Schools will have an early release on Wednesday, December 20. The following dismissal schedule is planned: Valdosta High School – 12:00 pm Elementary Schools – 12:30 pm Middle Schools – 1:00 pm VECA – 12:00 pm Horne Learning Center – 12:00 pm Valdosta City Schools will be closed December 21 through January 4 for students.  Teachers report back to work […]

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Officials investigating death of Valdosta State Prison inmate

Officials investigating death of Valdosta State Prison inmate

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: WCTV Eyewitness News VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) — Officials are investigating the death of a Valdosta State Prison inmate. Lowndes County Coroner Austin Fiveash has identified the inmate as Caleb Mitchell. We’re told Mitchell was brought into the Intensive Care Unit at South Georgia Medical Center earlier this week. He was pronounced dead on Wednesday […]

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