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Wiregrass Gets Computer and Technology Upgrades

Wiregrass Gets Computer and Technology Upgrades

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wiregrass Press Release: Valdosta – Students at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College are reaping the benefits of technology upgrades and new computer equipment, with plans on the horizon for more upgrades in the near future.  Last year, the college was able to invest $400,000 in new computers for programs like, Computer Information System, Business Technology, Criminal Justice, […]

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Five Valdosta Residents Plead Guilty to Mail Theft Conspiracy

Five Valdosta Residents Plead Guilty to Mail Theft Conspiracy

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Press Release from U.S. Attorney G. F. “Pete” Peterman, III: United States Attorney G.F. Peterman, III announces that on October 3, 2017 Kedrick Antwan Williams, age 31, and on October 12, 2017, Zerrick Devon Tompkins, age 31, Jerry Lewis Rawls, Jr., age 44, Willie James Smith, age 64, and Gregory Willie Harris, age 46, all of […]

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Valdosta Police Arrest Suspect for Burger King Burglary

Valdosta Police Arrest Suspect for Burger King Burglary

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta Police Department Press Release: On September 28, 2017 at approximately 5:30 am, uniformed patrol units with the Valdosta Police Department responded to Burger King located at 1801 N Ashley Street regarding a report of a commercial burglary. Officers made contact with staff members who advised that an unknown subject had illegally entered the business […]

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Teenage Ventriloquist to Make Professional Debut

Teenage Ventriloquist to Make Professional Debut

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Press Release: Valdosta – Good Sport Productions has announced the upcoming performance by singing ventriloquist Cole Tucker on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Mathis Auditorium in Valdosta. The family friendly show starts at 7:00 pm. Cole Tucker is a student at Lowndes County High School and has performed at retirement homes, festivals, and other […]

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VPD Issues Bicycle Safety Reminder

VPD Issues Bicycle Safety Reminder

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta Police Department Press Release: Update: Earlier this year in May, the Valdosta Police Department put forth several helpful tips and information on laws regarding bicycle safety. VPD wants to continue increasing awareness with additional information. -Where a bicycle lane is provided on the roadway, the operator of a motor vehicle shall yield to a […]

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Curfew Ordinance Now Up To Elected Officials

Curfew Ordinance Now Up To Elected Officials

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta – The final public forum regarding the propose juvenile curfew and parental responsibility ordinance was held last week. “There was approximately 75 citizens attending the event and feedback was positive,” said Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress of the final forum. “During each of the public forums there has been many citizens for the ordinance […]

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LHS’ Shayla Jackson Crowned

LHS’ Shayla Jackson Crowned

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Schools Press Release: Lowndes High School Sophomore Shayla Jackson was recently crowned Miss Georgia High School America.  Shayla will represent the Peach State at the National Miss High School America Pageant to be held June 2018 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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VSU Fine Arts Gallery Exhibit Combines Humor, Horror, and Beauty

VSU Fine Arts Gallery Exhibit Combines Humor, Horror, and Beauty

| October 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University Press Release:  VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University’s Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery will celebrate the grotesque, the macabre, and the monstrous when it presents “Cute and Creepy” Oct. 16 through Nov. 3. “Cute and Creepy” features fantastical and visionary works by contemporary artists Carrie nn Baade of Tallahassee, Florida; Kelly Boehmer of […]

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Sewer Blockage Results in Minor Spill

Sewer Blockage Results in Minor Spill

| October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta City Press Release:  At approximately 12:01 p.m. on October 12th, 2017, the City of Valdosta Utilities Department staff responded to call concerning a sanitary sewer spill at the 400 block of Connell Road. City staff removed a blockage from the sewer line that caused approximately 3,475 gallons of sewer to spill into a storm drain that […]

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LHS Mock Trial Headed for Harvard

LHS Mock Trial Headed for Harvard

| October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta – While football may be king in this area, there are plenty of other sports, both physical and intellectual, bringing in awards of their own. The students on Lowndes High School’s mock trial team are no strangers to success with 185 region, district, state, national and world competition awards since 2003. Coach Michael White […]

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