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Georgia “brunch bill” could push up Sunday liquor sales

Georgia “brunch bill” could push up Sunday liquor sales

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

By: Emma Wheeler | WCTV Eyewitness News  VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) – If you like starting Sundays with some bubbly or a bloody, your brunches in Georgia could soon be getting a boost. Some state lawmakers are hoping to make changes to Sunday brunch. Last week, the State Senate passed the so-called “brunch bill.” The bill […]

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Military Public Art Project Seeks Images

Military Public Art Project Seeks Images

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta Public Art Advisory Committee Press Release: On Jan. 17, the Valdosta Parks and Recreation Department approved the installation of a public art project in Freedom Park. This project will be a monument that pays tribute to the military. Designed by regional artist Marty Haythorn, this work of art, in the shape of a pentagon, […]

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Valdosta Announces 10th Annual People’s Choice Photo Contest

Valdosta Announces 10th Annual People’s Choice Photo Contest

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta Press Release: It’s true. Time flies when you’re having fun…and taking pictures! The City of Valdosta is proud to partner again with the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts to host the 10th annual Valdosta People’s Choice Photo Contest. Sponsored by Coleman Talley, the event invites photographers—whether amateur or professional—to capture […]

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School Counselors Celebrate During National School Counseling Week, Feb. 5–9

School Counselors Celebrate During National School Counseling Week, Feb. 5–9

| February 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta City Schools Press Release: National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), will be celebrated from Feb. 5–9, 2018, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of professional school counselors within U.S. school systems and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do. National School […]

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S.L. Mason Class Wins Malcolm Mitchell’s National Reading Bowl Championship

S.L. Mason Class Wins Malcolm Mitchell’s National Reading Bowl Championship

| February 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta City Schools Press Release: Ms. LaSharon Jackson’s 4th grade class won the Read with Malcolm National Reading Bowl Championship. They participated in a four-week challenge with other students from all over the United States. The contest was based on in-class reading time each week with the total for the week being submitted by 3 p.m. every Friday. […]

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Valdosta Observes National Engineers Week

Valdosta Observes National Engineers Week

| February 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta Press Release: The City of Valdosta and the Engineering Department will observe National Engineers Week, Feb. 18-24, to highlight the various engineers in the community, encourage local students to pursue prospective careers, and recognize how city engineers impact community life. The national theme this year is “Engineers – Inspiring Wonder,” and the events and […]

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VSU Hosts Science Saturday Feb. 24

VSU Hosts Science Saturday Feb. 24

| February 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — The College of Arts and Sciences and Department of Biology at Valdosta State University will present Science Saturday: Fabulous Creatures and Where to Find Them from 9 a.m. to noon on Feb. 24 in the Hugh C. Bailey Science Center. Science Saturday: Fabulous Creatures and Where to Find Them […]

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VPD Officer Finds Credit Card Skimmer at Local Gas Station

VPD Officer Finds Credit Card Skimmer at Local Gas Station

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta Police Department Press Release: Millions of Americans pay with a credit card while refueling their automobiles everyday across the nation. Criminals have been increasing their use of “Credit Card Skimmers” as a means of theft while customers are paying for gasoline. “Credit Card Skimmers” are small, electronic devices that are illegally attached to an […]

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Tire Rack Street Survival Teen Driver School Coming to Cecil

Tire Rack Street Survival Teen Driver School Coming to Cecil

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Press Release: WHAT:  Tire Rack Street Survival® Teen Driving School WHERE: South Georgia Motorsports Park, 2521 US-41, Cecil, GA 31627 WHEN:  Saturday, February 24th, 2018; 8:00am – 4:00pm HOST:   Dixie Region SCCA ​DETAILS Car crashes are the leading killer of American teens from ages 15 – 20, with more than 5,000 teens involved in a fatal crash each year and […]

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AdvancEd Reviews Lowndes County Schools

AdvancEd Reviews Lowndes County Schools

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pictured:  Steven Jones (Principal, Bibb Co), Jeff Garthwaite (Retired Principal, FL), Cheryl Allread (Lead Evaluator, SC), Laura Grimwade (Director of Assessment & Accounting, Rockdale Co.), Blue Huggins (Curriculum Director, SC), and Wendy Porter (Curriculum Director, Effingham Co.) Lowndes County Schools Press Release: In a staff meeting on February 14, Lowndes County Schools received high praise, as […]

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