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Ashburn House Fire Extinquished

Ashburn House Fire Extinquished

| August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ashburn firefighters extinguished a major house fire early Sunday morning.  The house appears to be a total loss.  There were no reports of any injuries.  (Courtesy WALB)

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Economist: ‘Peach State Job Engine is Indeed Humming’

Economist: ‘Peach State Job Engine is Indeed Humming’

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA, GA – Since taking office, Gov. Nathan Deal has budgeted conservatively, downsized state government, implemented real tax reform and created nearly 300,000 private-sector jobs as Georgia rebounded from the Great Recession. A prediction from a Georgia State University economist in today’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution suggests the governor’s policies are working. Director of the Georgia State […]

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VFD Kicks off “Fill the Boot” Drive, Sept. 4-6

VFD Kicks off “Fill the Boot” Drive, Sept. 4-6

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta Fire Department, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), will host a special event on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 12 p.m., at VFD Station #1, to celebrate their 60-year partnership in raising money and awareness to benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughout the Valdosta area. This event […]

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South Georgia String Project Hosts New Student, Parent Meeting Sept. 3

South Georgia String Project Hosts New Student, Parent Meeting Sept. 3

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA — The South Georgia String Project, a joint venture of the Valdosta State University Department of Music and the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, will kick off its 2014-2015 season with a meeting for new students and their parents at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, in the Fine Arts Building Choir Room. Families with […]

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VPD Announces Citizen’s Police Academy Session 20

VPD Announces Citizen’s Police Academy Session 20

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta Police Department would like to announce that Session 20 of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) is scheduled to begin on Thursday, September 25th and will last for 8 weeks. The goal of the CPA is to give citizens a better understanding of the internal workings of a modern day law […]

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Thomasville Chief of Police Promotes Three Majors

Thomasville Chief of Police Promotes Three Majors

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

THOMASVILLE, GA – City of Thomasville Chief of Police, Troy Rich, has announced the promotion of three senior officers to the rank of Major. Eric Hampton, Shane Harris and Wade Glover will soon serve as the second line of command under Chief Rich. With a combined total of 68 years of service to the community, […]

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Kingston Invites High School Juniors to Apply for Service Academies

Kingston Invites High School Juniors to Apply for Service Academies

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA) reminds students interested in receiving a congressional nomination to one of the U.S. Military Academies that they must submit their completed applications to his office no later than October 1.  Each year Congressman Kingston nominates deserving young men and women to the Service Academies. “The First District has a rich […]

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Business of the Week: Newbern Family Dental Practice

Business of the Week: Newbern Family Dental Practice

| August 29, 2014 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Newbern Family Dental Practice has been named the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber’s Leading Business of the Week. Newbern Family Dental Practice has been serving the Valdosta community for 27 years, assisting more than 32,000 patients. “Our practice grows each year,” said manager, Stephanie Sims. “We have been blessed to be a part of the […]

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Southeastern FCU Announces Inaugural Fill-a-Truck for Hunger Food Drive

Southeastern FCU Announces Inaugural Fill-a-Truck for Hunger Food Drive

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Southeastern Federal Credit Union has teamed up with Harveys Supermarkets for the inaugural Fill-a-Truck for Hunger Food Drive to benefit local Feeding America affiliate, Second Harvest of South Georgia. Southeastern FCU is challenging the communities they serve to fill an entire tractor-trailer full of food donations, and if successful, Southeastern will match with a second donated […]

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City Announces Sanitation Schedule for Labor Day Holiday

City Announces Sanitation Schedule for Labor Day Holiday

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage ONLY on Sept. 1.  Citizens should place their green rollouts at the curbside by 5 a.m. on Monday to ensure their garbage is collected.  Pick up services for recyclables and yard […]

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