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LCSO adopts CHAMPS curriculum for elementary schools

LCSO adopts CHAMPS curriculum for elementary schools

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Sheriff Chris Prine is proud to announce the newest and most exciting addition to its School Resource Officer program. When the children return to school this year, the Sheriff’s Office will be teaching the CHAMPS curriculum in each of the county elementary schools. The CHAMPS program, which stands for Choosing Healthy Activities and […]

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Morning News Briefs for 7-29-16

Morning News Briefs for 7-29-16

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

There has been another attack on law enforcement officers; the latest incident took place in San Diego, California. According to the report from KGTV and CNN one officer is dead and a second officer was taken to surgery. Police have arrested one suspect and are searching for others. Sadness has gripped portions of the South […]

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Valdosta officer describes the moment when he was shot (VIDEO)

Valdosta officer describes the moment when he was shot (VIDEO)

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Three weeks ago, Valdosta Police Department Officer Randall Hancock was shot three times while responding to a call from an individual who allegedly planned to ambush an officer in a “suicide-by-cop” attempt. Hancock has since been released form the hospital, and in this report from WALB describes he the gunfire exchange between himself […]

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Local summer program feeds kids in South Georgia

Local summer program feeds kids in South Georgia

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Noelani Mathews | WCTV Eyewitness News LOWNDES Co. – In South Georgia, 1-in-3 children don’t know where their next meal will come from, according to the non-profit Feeding America. During the Summer months, it can be especially challenging for students who don’t get the meals normally provided by their school. However, local non-profits Our […]

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Valdosta police and firemen host ‘Back the Red and Blue’ blood drive

Valdosta police and firemen host ‘Back the Red and Blue’ blood drive

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Noelani Mathews | WCTV Eyewitness News VALDOSTA – City police and firemen came together for their 3rd annual blood drive on Thursday. In the past, they’ve made it a friendly competition by calling it a ‘battle of the badges.’ They say that’s all changing this year, after recent attacks on first responders. Instead of […]

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Two men killed in Lowndes County crash

Two men killed in Lowndes County crash

| July 29, 2016 | 4 Comments

Release from the Georgia State Patrol On 7/28/2016 at approximately 0735 hours, SFC Jeromy Roberts responded to a two vehicle collision on Whitewater Road near Idlewood Drive in Lowndes County. A blue 2002 Dodge Ram, driven by a 32 year old Henry Dubose of Valdosta, was traveling south on Whitewater Road. A blue 2007 Toyota […]

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Morning News Briefs for 7-28-16

Morning News Briefs for 7-28-16

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Authorities in Cordele quickly made an arrest in the robbery of a local jewelry store. After responding to the robbery and shots fired call a man was spotted and a chase began. The suspect was apprehended and stolen merchandise was recovered. Donations are being received by Beautifully Designed-a Christian organization that is working in the […]

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Shot Valdosta cop honored for 10 years of service

Shot Valdosta cop honored for 10 years of service

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

  VALDOSTA — The Valdosta police officer who was shot in the line of duty nearly three weeks ago was honored for 10 years of service this week during the Valdosta Police Department’s annual promotion and retirement ceremony. Randall Hancock was shot while responding to a call in Three Oaks apartment complex. Hancock received a […]

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Lowndes coroner runoff undecided

Lowndes coroner runoff undecided

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — The runoff election for the Democratic nominee in the Lowndes County coroner race remains undecided. Provisional ballots, which are expected to be counted Friday, will determine the winner of Tuesday’s primary runoff election between Brad Carter and John Hogan. The winner will face Republican Austin Fiveash in November. Read more.

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Moody pilot embraces new way to serve

Moody pilot embraces new way to serve

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. – Military aviators are called upon to serve in a variety of ways. A-10C Thunderbolt II pilots provide close air support and a security service to troops in contact, a mission with an immediate tangible outcome for those in need on the battlefield. U.S. Air Force Capt. Erik Gonsalves, 75th Fighter […]

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