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Local News Capsule

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: CHEMICAL THIEF GUILTY  |  ALAPAHA — Businessman Joe Dixon, the owner of Dixon Seed and Chemicals in Alapaha, has pleaded guilty in connection with a case involving chemicals stolen from a Brooks County Farm. He was implicated involving thefts in multiple counties covering several years. SALVATION ARMY EMPTY STOCKING FUND […]

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Fatal Accident in Turner County

Fatal Accident in Turner County

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

ASHBURN — The Georgia State Patrol has reported a fatal accident which occured Sunday evening near Ashburn on Interstate 75. A person was reportedly thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.  Another person was injured and transported to Tift Regional Hospital in Tifton for treatment. The accident is under investigation at this time.

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Pearson “Crime Spree” Thwarted

Pearson “Crime Spree” Thwarted

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

PEARSON — Three burglaries affect one small town Friday morning.  The Hardee’s restaurant, CK Laundromat, and Pearson Tire were hit in Pearson by what law enforcement believes was the same person. A suspect has been arrested by Pearson Police.  Police used surveillance video at the Hardee’s to identify the suspect, who they later found in […]

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Accident Clogs Traffic in Cook County

Accident Clogs Traffic in Cook County

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

ADEL — Georgia State Patrol officials are reporting an accident on Interstate 75 Friday morning in Cook County north of Adel. The most recent update reports the middle and outside lanes of Interstate 75 North remain closed due to the crash. The inside lane is open. GDOT maintenance personnel on scene report it may be […]

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Local News Capsule

Local News Capsule

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: GUNSHOTS IN MOULTRIE  |  MOULTRIE — Moultrie resident Tony Allen heard the gunshots fired outside his residence earlier this week but little did he realize that his vehicle was the target. Upon awakening he discovered that his Pontiac had been struck by two bullets; one lodged in the rear seat-the […]

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Carter Addresses Common Core

Carter Addresses Common Core

| October 16, 2014 | 3 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — On Tuesday, Oct. 14th Amy Carter, Georgia State Representative and Lowndes High School teacher, spoke to the South Georgia Young Republicans party about Common Core. Common Core is one of the heaviest debated topics among the Ga. education system. Carter addressed the issues of Common Core and the […]

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Perdue Visits Valdosta

Perdue Visits Valdosta

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — David Perdue, Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, spoke to Valdosta citizens on Tuesday, October 14th at the Valdosta Country Club.  In an exclusive interview with Valdosta Today, Perdue addressed his plans to increase job opportunities in South Georgia. Georgia’s unemployment rate as of August is at 8.1 percent and […]

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Valdosta Fire consumes Business

Valdosta Fire consumes Business

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — A fire consumed a Valdosta business early Thursday morning.  The fire is being investigated by authorities. Reports from WALB state Valdosta Fire Department officials as stating the blaze broke out at approximately 3:45 inside a taxidermy business located at the intersection of Forest Street and Northside Drive. The owner, who lives across the […]

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Local News Capsule

Local News Capsule

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: SKILLET FESTIVAL  |  QUITMAN — The Brooks County Skillet Festival is about to get underway. The annual event takes place October 18th around the Courthouse Square in Quitman. It features arts and crafts, vendors and lots of family friendly activities along with a farmers market and antique show. There will […]

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New Overpass Officially Opens Tuesday

New Overpass Officially Opens Tuesday

| October 16, 2014 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA — The City of Valdosta and the Georgia Department of Transportation invite the public to attend the ribbon cutting of the Hill Avenue Overpass, on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 10 a.m. The event, celebrating nearly three decades of planning, will be held on the east end of the overpass, in the parking lot of […]

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