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| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: BARGE:  UPWARD TREND IN GRAD RATES  |  ATLANTA — Superintendent of Georgia School’s John Barge says that the upward trend in high school graduation rates is cause to celebrate. The numbers continue to increase for the third year in a row going up from 71.8% in 2013 to 72.5% in […]

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Governor Deal Visits Valdosta

Governor Deal Visits Valdosta

| October 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — Wednesday, Governor Nathan Deal stopped by the old Lowndes County courthouse while on his campaign bus tour to speak to Valdosta citizens. This will be Deal’s second bus tour, the first took place four years ago before he was elected as Georgia’s governor. Deal’s campaign focuses on a number of […]

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Kendrick Johnson Case Presented To Public

Kendrick Johnson Case Presented To Public

| October 30, 2014 | 3 Comments

 VALDOSTA — Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: On Oct. 28, Lieutenant Stride Jones presented the Kendrick Johnson case to the public. Jones was a supervisor in the Johnson case and presented on behalf of the Lowndes County Sheriffs Department. Jones’ presentation was formatted into a timeline of events which provided the dates, times, and locations […]

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Leon County Schools Served Subpoena by FBI

Leon County Schools Served Subpoena by FBI

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

TALLAHASSEE — Reports from Tallahassee state that Leon County Schools was served a subpoena from the FBI related to construction-related documents and information stemming from an investigation concerning potential misuse of board funds.  This has been a result of many accusations of financial misappropriations and failure to follow due process at the board office with […]

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Local News Brief

Local News Brief

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: TWO OF SIX SUSPECTS STILL AT LARGE  |  MOULTRIE — Police in Moultrie need your help in locating two suspects still at large. The kidnapping and torture of a Moultrie man has law enforcement officials seeking the public’s assistance in locating Dontorius Wright and Ashley Clayton. They are two of […]

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Why was Valdosta Man Stabbed by Girlfriend?

Why was Valdosta Man Stabbed by Girlfriend?

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA — Still no answers to why 41-year old Zantelyterrio Hardy was stabbed to death by his girlfriend.  Valdosta Police are trying to find out. Hardy was stabbed once in the torso at the home of his girlfriend and attacker on the 1200 block of Tracy Lane in Valdosta. Reports show witnesses told police that the […]

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Perdue Pulling Away from Nunn; Leads in Most Demographic Groups

Perdue Pulling Away from Nunn; Leads in Most Demographic Groups

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Eric Baker, Valdosta Today: VALDOSTA — A new SurveyUSA poll just released Tuesday shows Republican David Perdue pulling away from Democrat Michelle Nunn in the race to fill the senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss. The poll was taken by Atlanta television station WXIA-TV. This same poll, conducted a week ago, […]

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Jimmy Carter Speaks to ABAC Assembly

Jimmy Carter Speaks to ABAC Assembly

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

TIFTON — When the 39th President of the United States spoke to a standing room only crowd of students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Tuesday, Jimmy Carter was quick to praise ABAC and how the institution had helped him. “Georgia is a great state, and ABAC is one of my favorite educational institutions in all the […]

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Local News Briefs

Local News Briefs

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: DEPUTY CHARGED IN COFFEE COUNTY  |  DOUGLAS — Battery charges have been filed against a deputy in Coffee County. The violation stems from an incident during which Deputy Kevin Grantham struck inmate Sandarius Coney. Grantham was fired the same day of his arrest. NEW VETERANS CLINIC  |  TIFTON — A […]

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Commercial Mowers Stolen from Moultrie Dealership

Commercial Mowers Stolen from Moultrie Dealership

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

MOULTRIE — Late Saturday night, nine commercial mowers were taken from the display lot of DeMott Tractor Company in Moultrie. Reports said the commercial Exmark-brand mowers had a retail value of over $86,000 in total. The dealership’s owner, Steward DeMott, told authorities he discovered the theft Sunday morning when the preacher from an adjacent church […]

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