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VSU Students Examine Corrosion of Steel in Pipelines

VSU Students Examine Corrosion of Steel in Pipelines

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – A good pipeline system is key in many industries, including gas, petroleum, and pulp and paper.  Pipeline corrosion can compromise the integrity and safety of proper transporting of goods and result in the loss of millions of dollars in engineering structures that are made with steel. With this in mind, students in […]

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75th Fighter Squadron Deployment Returns

75th Fighter Squadron Deployment Returns

| April 23, 2014 | 1 Comments

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, GA – Friends and family gathered at Moody Air Force Base on Tuesday night as the 75th Air Squadron returned home. Approximately 250 Airmen from the 75th Fighter Squadron and 23d Maintenance Group returned to Moody after a six-month deployment to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan on Tuesday night. Moody is the home of […]

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Brooks County Middle School BETA Club Receives Distinguished Award

Brooks County Middle School BETA Club Receives Distinguished Award

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

BROOKS COUNTY, GA – The Brooks County Middle School (BCMS) Junior Beta Club was recently named by the National Beta Club as a School of Distinction. This national award is given to club chapters who show an intense commitment to academic rigor and who continuously strive to prepare students for college and career readiness. The BCMS […]

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VSU Student Named Director of Georgia Residence Hall Organization

VSU Student Named Director of Georgia Residence Hall Organization

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Joshua Arrington, a Valdosta State University student, was voted the Georgia Residence Hall Organization (GRHO) director for the 2014-2015 academic year at a conference in Atlanta on March 22. “From the moment I stepped foot on VSU’s campus, I was being shaped as a leader by the people around me,” said Arrington. “My […]

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South Georgia Medical Center offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings

South Georgia Medical Center offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers. It accounts for nearly half of all cancers in the United States. More than 3.5 million cases of basal and squamous cell skin cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year. Melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer will account for more […]

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Downtown Valdosta Welcomes Back Farm Days

Downtown Valdosta Welcomes Back Farm Days

| April 22, 2014 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Valdosta Main Street is ready for the fourth season opening of the Downtown Valdosta Farm Days, on May 3. The popular farmers market will take place on the sidewalks around the historic courthouse in downtown Valdosta, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the first and third Saturday of each month, rain […]

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VSU Organizations Sponsor Blood Drive

VSU Organizations Sponsor Blood Drive

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Five Valdosta State University student organizations will team-up to sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive held 12:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 in the Student Union Ballroom. The sponsoring student organizations are Alpha Delta Pi (ADPi), Alpha Phi Omega (APO), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Pi Kappa Phi (PKP) and Distinguished […]

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Thomasville Mayor Recognizes the Week of April 19-26 as Volunteer Week

Thomasville Mayor Recognizes the Week of April 19-26 as Volunteer Week

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

THOMASVILLE, GA – On behalf of Thomasville Mayor Max Beverly, Councilmember Jay Flowers presented Angela Kiminas, executive director of Hands On Thomas County, with a proclamation recognizing the week of April 19-26 as Hands On Thomas County Volunteer Week, during Monday’s City Council meeting. “Our community has such a heart and tradition for service, from our City […]

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U.S. Rep. Austin Scott Announces New Possibility for Moody

U.S. Rep. Austin Scott Announces New Possibility for Moody

| April 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The South Georgia Military Affairs Council (SGMAC) hosted U.S. Representative Austin Scott for a press conference at the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber on Thursday. The South Georgia Military Affairs Council is comprised of four area chambers of commerce, including Adel-Cook, Lakeland-Lanier, Nashville-Berrien, and Valdosta-Lowndes. The primary focus of the group is the protection of […]

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U.S. Senate Candidate, Michelle Nunn Visits Second Harvest of South Georgia

U.S. Senate Candidate, Michelle Nunn Visits Second Harvest of South Georgia

| April 18, 2014 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Michelle Nunn, former CEO of the Points of Light Foundation and candidate for U.S. Senate, traveled to Valdosta and Columbus to discuss how public-private partnerships that bring private organizations, businesses, community stakeholders and government together can increase accountability and get better results than top-down government programs alone. Wednesday in Columbus, Nunn toured […]

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