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School Closings for Monday, Jan. 23

School Closings for Monday, Jan. 23

| January 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Due to damage from severe weather and a State of Emergency declared by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, the following school systems will be closed Monday, Jan. 23. Berrien County Brooks County Cook County Clinch County Echols County Lanier County Lowndes County Scintilla Charter Academy Valdosta City Schools Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (all campuses) Little Angels […]

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Eleven deaths confirmed following South Georgia storms

Eleven deaths confirmed following South Georgia storms

| January 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The current death toll following severe early morning storms in South Georgia has reached 11, according to reports. Seven deaths have been reported in Cook County, two deaths in Berrien County and two deaths in Brooks County. No fatalities or injuries have been reported in Lowndes County. Read more.

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The GBI to distribute demonstration dolls

The GBI to distribute demonstration dolls

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

DECATUR, Ga. – On Thursday, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Fatality Review Unit hosted an event to announce the planned distribution of 300 demonstration dolls to law enforcement agencies throughout the state for use in the investigation of serious child injury and/or death cases. The dolls are the approximate dimensions of a 3-month old baby […]

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Look for New Flashing Yellow Arrow Signals in Valdosta

Look for New Flashing Yellow Arrow Signals in Valdosta

| January 20, 2017 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA – Flashing yellow arrow signals are being activated in Valdosta as part of a Georgia Department of Transportation intersection upgrade project to improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety. Activation of the signals is being phased in at 11 intersections along North Ashley and North Patterson streets. Here’s what drivers unfamiliar with the four-section signals […]

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VPD issues Georgia Power phone scam warning

VPD issues Georgia Power phone scam warning

| January 20, 2017 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Valdosta Police Department has issued a warning about scammers claiming to represent Georgia Power calling residents and demanding money. VPD has reportedly received multiple complaints from residents within the city limits and residents of Lowndes County regarding a current scam, said VPD Lt. Adam Bembry. An unknown person or persons have been calling […]

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Victim identified in fiery crash

Victim identified in fiery crash

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

LIVE OAK, Fla. (WCTV) – One man is dead and a second is hospitalized following a fiery crash on I-10 in Suwannee County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 2:42 p.m. on Thursday near mile marker 275, on top of the US-90 overpass. According to FHP, a semi-truck carrying diesel fuel […]

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Morning News Briefs for 1-20-17

Morning News Briefs for 1-20-17

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The intersection of Gordon and Ashley Street is just one of 11 locations for the installation of cameras installed with traffic lights. City official’s report that the purpose of the cameras is not for the citation of motorist’s violating traffic laws but rather to enhance traffic flow and safety. The 1.8 million dollar project was […]

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Christian Youth Event Advocates Sexual Integrity

Christian Youth Event Advocates Sexual Integrity

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Release from Silver Ring Thing VALDOSTA – The risks of sex has increased over the years due to growing STD rates and faulty birth control while unhealthy habits such as pornography are at our children’s fingertips. How can premarital sex, frequent casual sex or even sexting still be considered ‘healthy’ or ‘normal’ sexual behavior? Silver Ring […]

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Ohana Bay construction continues at Wild Adventures

Ohana Bay construction continues at Wild Adventures

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Big changes are coming to Splash Island at Wild Adventures in 2017, including the all new Ohana Bay. Construction continues on the water park addition which will open April 1. Ohana Bay will be a new Splash Island area besides Hakina Rapids and Kona Cliffs and will feature seven slides, five of which […]

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Trump picks former Georgia Gov. Perdue to lead USDA

Trump picks former Georgia Gov. Perdue to lead USDA

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON D.C. (WCTV) – A person familiar with the decision says President-elect Donald Trump has chosen former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to serve as agriculture secretary. The person who revealed Trump’s pick was not authorized to speak publicly before it is announced. Perdue is a 70-year-old agribusiness owner and veterinarian. He made Georgia history in […]

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