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VPD asking for public’s help in finding shooting suspect

VPD asking for public’s help in finding shooting suspect

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – A man was shot and injured Wednesday morning, and the Valdosta Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating the individual investigators believe pulled the trigger. At approximately 2:15 a.m., patrol officers with the Valdosta Police Department responded to the 1000 Block of North Toombs Street in reference to a subject suffering […]

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Statewide Election Results

Statewide Election Results

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – For all the latest results from Tuesday’s Georgia General Primary and Nonpartisan General Election, head to:results.enr.clarityelections.com

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Pair wanted in murder of elderly woman could be traveling in SC, GA

Pair wanted in murder of elderly woman could be traveling in SC, GA

| May 25, 2016 | 2 Comments

WASHINGTON Co., MD – Officials in Maryland are asking the public’s help in locating two people connected to the murder of an elderly woman. The pair could be traveling through Georgia or South Carolina. Crystal Dawn Stanley, 39, and Jerry Wayne Smith, Jr., 42, have been charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, armed robbery, robbery, […]

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Morning News Briefs for 5-25-16

Morning News Briefs for 5-25-16

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The votes have been tallied, and the Lowndes County School Board races have been declared too close to call until military and provisional ballots are counted. In the race for Sheriff former sheriff Ashley Paulk, a democrat will challenge incumbent republican sheriff Chris Prine. County Commissioner Joyce Evans retained her seat and the new Probate […]

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Lowndes Primary Election Results

Lowndes Primary Election Results

| May 24, 2016 | 2 Comments

May 2016 Primary Election Results Lowndes County Board of Elections Race Candidate Votes U.S. Senator Mary Kay Bacallo (R) 384 Derrick Grayson (R) 324 Johnny Isakson (R) 2240 Jim Barksdale (D) 580 Cheryl Copeland (D) 1996 John F. Coyne III (D) 141 U.S. Representative District 1 Earl “Buddy” Carter (R) 74 U.S. Representative District 8 […]

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Community takes action after Canada geese family killed

Community takes action after Canada geese family killed

| May 24, 2016 | 5 Comments

VALDOSTA – According to witnesses, a car struck and killed three Canada goslings and their mother near the pond the geese live along Inner Perimeter Road next to Publix. The McCall Family, which frequently feeds the geese and collects trash around the pond, are asking the public to be vigilant in ensuring the safety of the […]

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Valdosta man arrested on multiple warrants after foot chase

Valdosta man arrested on multiple warrants after foot chase

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – On May 24 at approximately 11 a.m., a known wanted subject, Devin Cromartie, 22, was spotted in the 2500 block of Forrestwood Drive by a road patrol shift supervisor. The supervisor attempted to make contact with Cromartie, but upon seeing law enforcement fled the area on foot into the neighborhood. Additional officers responded to the scene […]

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Brooks County High School to drop block scheduling in the fall

Brooks County High School to drop block scheduling in the fall

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

QUITMAN- Brooks County High School (BCHS) will be changing its scheduling to seven periods beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. The school was under a block schedule for students.  There are many benefits for students at BCHS with the scheduling changes.  Under the seven period schedule, students will have an increased instructional time.  Currently students […]

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Valdosta Announces Memorial Day Sanitation Schedule

Valdosta Announces Memorial Day Sanitation Schedule

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Monday, May 30. Citizens who normally have their sanitation collected on Mondays should place their recyclables, special pickup (junk piles) and yard waste at the curbside by 5 a.m. on […]

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Polls open until 7 p.m. today in state and local primaries and elections

Polls open until 7 p.m. today in state and local primaries and elections

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Polls are open until 7 p.m. today for state and local races in the primary/nonpartisan election. Lowndes County Sheriff Democratic Primary Ashley Paulk Calvin Troy Republican Primary (unopposed) Chris Prine Lowndes County District 1 Commissioner Democratic Primary Joyce Evans Jerrell Anderson (There is no Republican challenger in this race.) Lowndes County Coroner Democratic […]

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