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Johnson Family Files Lawsuit Against Lowndes County School Board

Johnson Family Files Lawsuit Against Lowndes County School Board

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The family of Kendrick Johnson is taking more legal action against the Lowndes County School Board. CNN reported yesterday that the Johnson family is now filing a wrongful death lawsuit against school officials claiming their lack of attention led to his death by another student. The family filed a negligence lawsuit earlier […]

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Latvia-based Manufacturer to Create 150 Jobs in Dublin

Latvia-based Manufacturer to Create 150 Jobs in Dublin

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

DUBLIN, GA – Gov. Nathan Deal announced yesterday that Valmiera Glass, a Latvia-based manufacturer of fiberglass products, will locate to Dublin, creating 150 jobs and investing $20 million within five years into its first U.S.-based headquarters and manufacturing facility. “It is no surprise that Valmiera Glass would select Georgia for its first U.S. headquarters,” said […]

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Griner Takes Oath for Commissioner Seat

Griner Takes Oath for Commissioner Seat

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

LOWNDES COUNTY, GA – Residents of District 5 in Lowndes County now have a new Commissioner representing them on the Lowndes County Board of Commissioners. Clay Griner took his oath yesterday morning at the court house. He is filling the open seat of John Page, who ran against Ellis Black for  Tim Golden’s seat in […]

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Valdosta City Schools Desegregation Status Approved

Valdosta City Schools Desegregation Status Approved

| July 29, 2014 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – A judge has approved the Valdosta City Schools “unitary status,” forty-three years after the initial lawsuit. Senior U.S. District Judge Hugh Lawson released his decision stating the school system had fully complied with the order of the court and had “eliminated the vestiages of the former dual system of schools to the […]

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Valdosta Gas Leak Leads to Evacuation

Valdosta Gas Leak Leads to Evacuation

| July 29, 2014 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Some Valdosta residents are glad to be back in their homes after a gas leak yesterday. According to reports, a gas leak lead to the evacuation of homes and a local business had to be evacuated yesterday. Valdosta Fire Chief, Freddie Broome, said the city was working on the intersection of Toombs […]

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Recall of Stone Fruits and Other Products Sold in Georgia

Recall of Stone Fruits and Other Products Sold in Georgia

| July 29, 2014 | 1 Comments

ATLANTA, GA – Whole Foods Market has recalled made-in-store items prepared with organic and conventional stone fruit, including peaches, nectarines, and plums from Wawona Packing Co. because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. While no illnesses have been reported to-date, Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young […]

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LCSO Search for Dump Truck Thieves Near Exit 22

LCSO Search for Dump Truck Thieves Near Exit 22

| July 28, 2014 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for two individuals in connection with a theft in Macon. This morning, around 8:00 a.m., deputies from the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a dump truck traveling south on I-75. The driver of the dump truck refused to stop and it was […]

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100 Years of Growing a Greater Community

100 Years of Growing a Greater Community

| July 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber dedicated its 100th Centennial Tree to its first 100 Chairmen of the Chamber Board of Directors on Wednesday in a ceremony attended by some of the community’s most prominent professionals. Carla Penny, Chairwoman of the Centennial Tree Project Committee, greeted many of the Chamber’s former chairmen of the Board […]

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AAA: Gas Prices Fall to Lowest Level in Four Months

AAA: Gas Prices Fall to Lowest Level in Four Months

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

TAMPA, FL – Gasoline is selling at the lowest price since March amid rising gasoline supplies and falling oil prices. The national and Florida average prices for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline are on a 30-day streak of declines. Prices in Georgia and Tennessee have fallen 34 and 32 consecutive days respectively. The price of […]

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21 Gallons of Moonshine Seized in Valdosta

21 Gallons of Moonshine Seized in Valdosta

| July 28, 2014 | 3 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – One man has been arrested in Valdosta after a raid by the Valdosta Police Department. On Friday at approximately 12:00 p.m., the Valdosta Police Department Narcotics Detectives executed a search warrant at 702 South Troup Street. The search warrant was the result of an on-going investigation after detectives received numerous complaints of […]

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