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Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Rises For Valdosta Residents

Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Rises For Valdosta Residents

| November 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — The American Farm Bureau Federation announced their 29th annual informal price survey for Thanksgiving dinner food items. The AFBF reported that this year the average cost of Thanksgiving dinner is $49.41, a 37 cent increase from last year’s cost of $49.04. Unfortunately, Valdosta is ranked as the 20th most expensive place […]

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FSU Shooter Brought Extra Ammo to Strozier; Had Mental Issues

FSU Shooter Brought Extra Ammo to Strozier; Had Mental Issues

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

TALLAHASSEE — FSU Police report Myron May, the Florida State University shooter, brought extra ammunition to the Strozier Library when he began his attack Thursday morning. May, 31, according to reports, had no previous encounters at the school.  However, police say he had past mental issues. They said he had a journal that described fears of […]

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State News Brief

State News Brief

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: SAVANNAH — Sadness and confusion has gripped an area of Savannah in the wake of the death of a six year old girl who was shot during a domestic dispute. Earlier this week a two-year old Savannah girl was shot as she slept in her family’s residence. Police say that […]

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Former Kennesaw State Department Head and Associates Plead Guilty to Kickback Scheme

Former Kennesaw State Department Head and Associates Plead Guilty to Kickback Scheme

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — Former Kennesaw State University (KSU) employee Gerald Donaldson and his associates Joseph Eto, Ramon Morgan, Don Thomas and Lionel Elder have plead guilty in Cobb County Superior Court to offenses relating to their fraudulent billing of KSU for over $686,000. Between August 2002 and October 2012, Donaldson was employed as the Director of […]

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Wisenbaker Shares His Plans As Commissioner

Wisenbaker Shares His Plans As Commissioner

| November 20, 2014 | 1 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — Yesterday, Nov.19, Mark Wisenbaker shared his plans as a newly elected, Lowndes county commissioner. Wisenbaker hopes to improve Valdosta’s industrial growth by bringing local industries from Atlanta, Jacksonville, and Tallahassee here. “We will have paying jobs, our college graduates, our children, and grand children, when they finish their education they […]

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FSU Shooter Identified

FSU Shooter Identified

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

TALLAHASSEE — A law enforcement official says the gunman who shot three people at Florida State University before being killed by police was a lawyer who graduated from the school. The official told The Associated Press that the shooter was Myron May, who graduated from Florida State before attending Texas Tech University’s law school. The […]

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Three Shot in FSU Library

Three Shot in FSU Library

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

TALLAHASSEE — Reports of a gunman entering the Florida State University Strozier Library fired and hit at least 3 students early Thursday morning.  FSU Police were on the scene and confronted the gunman.  When he did not surrender, police fired and killed the gunman. This occurred as students were packed into the library studying for […]

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Reform Gov. Carl Sanders Laid to Rest in Augusta

Reform Gov. Carl Sanders Laid to Rest in Augusta

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — Former Georgia Governor Carl Sanders made one last trip to the Capitol on Wednesday morning when a procession carrying his body stopped at the statehouse on its way to his native Augusta for a private burial. The 89-year-old Sanders, who served from 1963 to 1967 as Georgia’s 74th governor, died Sunday.  Sanders was […]

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Valdosta Man Attends MADD Meeting Drunk

Valdosta Man Attends MADD Meeting Drunk

| November 19, 2014 | 1 Comments

ADEL – As part of his sentence for an alcohol-related event in Cook County, Jonathan Daniel Wilcox was ordered, among other things, to attend Mothers Against Drunk Drivers meetings.  He did, only he did so while intoxicated. The Cook County Probate Court reports that last Saturday, November 15, Jonathan Daniel Wilcox of Valdosta attended a […]

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Local News Brief

Local News Brief

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: ALBANY — The son of Helen Morgan, 90 of Albany, charged with running a gambling house and with illegal alcohol sales says that his mother was taken advantage of and not to blame. R. J. Sutton, Morgan’s son, says that everyone in the neighborhood knew that his mother had a […]

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