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Valdosta mother charged with murder of her two-month-old child

Valdosta mother charged with murder of her two-month-old child

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – A Valdosta mother has been charged in connection with the death of her two-month-old child over the weekend. At approximately 8:48 a.m. on Saturday, the Valdosta Police Department responded to an emergency call for assistance from an apartment in the 800 block of South Fry Street. The call involved a two-month-old baby who was […]

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Valdosta police investigate attempted armed robbery

Valdosta police investigate attempted armed robbery

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Valdosta police are investigating a late Sunday night attempted armed robbery. At 11:47 p.m., the Valdosta Police Department responded to the 1400 block of East Moore St. in reference to a reported armed robbery. A 19-year-old male victim told officers he was walking when two men approached him and demanded money, according to […]

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Moody’s 23rd Wing Commander takes final flight

Moody’s 23rd Wing Commander takes final flight

VALDOSTA – A bittersweet farewell as the 23rd Wing Commander at Moody Air Force Base makes his final flight before transferring command. 23rd Wing Commander Thomas Kunkel had a smooth landing in his Pave Hawk helicopter Tuesday, marking an end to his ceremonial final flight. “It’s just a great day. A great way to cap […]

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Morning News Briefs for 6-28-17

Morning News Briefs for 6-28-17

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

In response to the recent gun violence that is plaguing the Ponderosa Drive area the Coordinator of the Citizens Against Violence organization says that residents have come together in a campaign to thwart the rise of violent crimes. Signs in support of the Citizens Against Violence are now in yards throughout the community as neighborhood […]

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Lowndes County Emergency Management Hosts Community Wide Hurricane Planning Meeting

Lowndes County Emergency Management Hosts Community Wide Hurricane Planning Meeting

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

LOWNDES Co. –Each year, local officials, stakeholders, and first responders meet just prior to June 1, the official beginning of hurricane season, to hear the season forecast from the National Weather Service.  This year, Lowndes County Emergency Management is hosting a similar meeting in an effort to bring the same information to citizens: Community Wide […]

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Wild Adventures Celebrates Fourth with Harlem Globetrotters, Fireworks, Four Days of Fun

Wild Adventures Celebrates Fourth with Harlem Globetrotters, Fireworks, Four Days of Fun

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Military honored with Free Admission VALDOSTA – Wild Adventures Theme Park is celebrating July Fourth with four days of family fun including the World-Famous Harlem Globetrotters, a waterpark party and dazzling fireworks. Military service members are invited to enjoy all four days for free in appreciation of their service. The celebration begins Friday, June 30 when Splash […]

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Residents take action after weekend shootings in Valdosta

Residents take action after weekend shootings in Valdosta

VALDOSTA – A neighborhood is on high alert after a weekend of unfortunate events. Valdosta Police responded to two back-to-back shootings on Ponderosa Drive and Shanna Circle. “It’s getting too close to home,” says Doug Robinson, a Ponderosa Drive resident. “We’re taking this block by block, neighborhood by neighborhood,” says Pastor J.D. Martin, with Citizens Against Violence. Monday, […]

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Valdosta man allegedly gets drunk, shoots wife in leg

Valdosta man allegedly gets drunk, shoots wife in leg

| June 26, 2017 | 2 Comments

VALDOSTA – On 06-25- 2017 at approximately 5:04 a.m., Officers were dispatched to the Emergency Room at a local hospital in reference to a subject having been shot in the leg. The victim advised officers that her husband, Edward Miller, had shot her earlier in the evening at a private residence on Shanna Circle. The […]

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Valdosta man shot in the chest, police searching for shooter

Valdosta man shot in the chest, police searching for shooter

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – On June 24, 2017 at 11:24 p.m., the Lowndes County Emergency 911 center received an emergency call for service. It was reported that an unknown subject had been shot in the 1000 block of Ponderosa Drive. Valdosta Police Officers responded to the incident location and found a subject that was suffering from a […]

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Morning News Briefs for 6-26-17

Morning News Briefs for 6-26-17

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Each year, local officials, stakeholders, and first responders meet just prior to June 1, the official beginning of hurricane season, to hear the season forecast from the National Weather Service. This year, Lowndes County Emergency Management is hosting a similar meeting in an effort to bring the same information to citizens: Community Wide Hurricane Planning […]

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