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Valdosta > VSU Hosts Law Enforcement Training Conference

Valdosta > VSU Hosts Law Enforcement Training Conference

| May 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Law enforcement officers from across the state participated in a three-day workshop sponsored by Valdosta State University May 6-8. In its fifth year, the Chiefs of Police Executive Training Series provides advanced level training for law enforcement personnel. The Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, which certifies and regulates standards for all persons […]

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Valdosta > Historic Preservation Awards

Valdosta > Historic Preservation Awards

| May 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — The City of Valdosta honored the 2015 Preservation Award winners at the May 21 City Council Meeting, as part of our city’s observance of National Historic Preservation Month. In 2009, the Historic Preservation Commission initiated the annual award program to recognize property owners who go above and beyond the regulations set forth by […]

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Tampa > Sheppard Issues Statement

Tampa > Sheppard Issues Statement

| May 29, 2015 | 6 Comments

TAMPA — Eric Sheppard, the fugitive arrested in Tampa this week after fleeing Valdosta and refusing to turn himself in to authorities, appeared before a Florida judge and waived his right to an extradition hearing. Members of his law firm, Davis Bozeman of Atlanta, traveled to Tampa to meet with Sheppard at the Hillsborourgh County […]

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Albany > Man Robbed By Three

Albany > Man Robbed By Three

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

ALBANY — A man from Moultrie was robbed by three strangers on Tuesday. The man accepted a ride to Cocomo Inn and Suites from three people. Upon arrival to the hotel the passenger of the vehicle pulled a gun on the man, demanding he give them everything he owned. The three then fled the scene […]

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Albany > Albany Police Investigate Shooting

Albany > Albany Police Investigate Shooting

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

ALBANY — This morning around 1:00 a.m. Albany police received reports of a shooting. The shooting took place on the 2600 block of Cardinal Street. A report stated that one man was shot during the incident. Currently information is still being gathered by the Albany Police Department. Valdosta Today will update as soon as more information […]

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Valdosta > Eric Sheppard Arrested in Tampa

Valdosta > Eric Sheppard Arrested in Tampa

| May 28, 2015 | 6 Comments

VALDOSTA — Protestor Eric Sheppard was arrested at a home in Tampa, Fla. today. Sheppard was taken to Hillsborough County Jail. He will be returned to Lowndes County for a court date regarding his multiple arrest warrants. Eric Sheppard will face an extradition hearing upon his arrival back to Lowndes County. The United States Marshalls from the […]

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Albany > Car Wreck Blocks Highway Intersection

Albany > Car Wreck Blocks Highway Intersection

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

ALBANY — Georgia State Patrol officers reported a car wreck on Highway 133. Around 6:30 a.m., two vehicles wrecked in Worth County at the intersection of Highway 133 and 112. One of the vehicles failed to stop at a stop sign and ran into the other vehicle. One of the vehicles had three passengers and […]

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Albany > No Bond for Lee County Criminal

Albany > No Bond for Lee County Criminal

| May 28, 2015 | 4 Comments

ALBANY — Lee County man, Robert Dean did will not be receiving bond as of today, after he led police on a car chase. After the car chase Dean held a gun to his head during a standoff with the police. A report stated that Dean was upset because his wife took his daughter away […]

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Cordele > Police Search For Murder Suspects

Cordele > Police Search For Murder Suspects

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

CORDELE — Cordele police are looking for two men that are possibly linked to a murder. The two men, 18-year-old Conardo Dennard and 20-year-old Keontay Miller are suspects in the murder of Tellis Fort. Miller has an arrest warrant for child molestation, and both of them have Crisp County warrants for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon […]

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Valdosta > Fire Breaks Out at Nightclub

Valdosta > Fire Breaks Out at Nightclub

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — A Valdosta nightclub caught on fire early this morning. Around 3:30 a.m., Valdosta Fire Department firefighters were called to Dreams Nightclub on Bemiss Road. The fire was extinguished before it could spread. The cause of the fire and how much damage it caused is unknown at this time.

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