ALBANY — One man is dead after being thrown from his vehicle on Friday. Police officials reported that around 3:19 a.m. 24-year-old Escondarius Deshon Yarborough lost control of his Nissan Altima on Gillionville Road. Georgia State Patrol reported that Yarborough did not have his seatbelt on at the time of the incident.
LOWNDES CO. — A Tornado watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for the following counties until 4:00 p.m.: Ben Hill County, Berrien County, Brook County, Colquitt County, Cook County, Irwin County, Lanier County, Lowndes County, Thomas County, Tift County, Turner County, Worth County, Baker County, Calhoun County, Clay County, Decatur County, Dougherty […]
VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University held a peaceful Flags Over VSU rally today. An estimated 700 people lined Patterson Street in support of the American flag. Valdosta Police Department Chief Brian Childress spoke before the rally. “I’m here with you, I am a veteran of the United States, I did 23 years in the Air […]
VALDOSTA — The City of Valdosta will comply with the Executive Order issued by Governor Deal to fly flags at half-staff on Friday, April 24, 2015, in honor of the five students who lost their lives in Wednesday’s tragic automobile accident in Ellabelle, Ga, the two students who were seriously injured, and as a mark […]
VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University President William McKinney stated that all VSU operations will be canceled tomorrow. “Effective tomorrow, operations at VSU will be suspended based upon the advice of law enforcement due to the activities we expect on campus tomorrow afternoon, in terms of the large crowds for ‘Flags Over VSU,’” Dr. McKinney said. “What […]
ALBANY — Wanted man, 29-year-old Marquel Rashard Culpepper was found and arrested in New York. Culpepper was wanted for the murder of 38-year-old Kendrick Miller. On April 16, Culpepper shot Miller at an America’s Best Value Inn in Albany. Culpepper was charged with felony murder and aggravated assault. He will be brought back to Georgia to face […]
ALBANY — Two more people have been arrested and charged with the murder of an Albany man in 2012. Monquez Jackson and his brother-in-law, Dwayne Britt were indicted for the murder of Anthony Westbrook. Jackson and Britt received charges for murder, armed robbery, kidnapping, financial card theft and fraud charges. The third person charged, Tomeka Porter […]
VALDOSTA — At 3:05 p.m. today, from the steps of Valdosta State University’s West Hall, the father of Eric Sheppard issued the following the statement: “Son, you know we love you and have always taught you to do the right thing and make wise decisions. Please make the right decision and turn yourself in, either […]
VALDOSTA — WCTV made reports stating that a canine unit has been called to the corner of Slater Street and Force Street. Police are holding the perimeter and are searching for protestor, Eric Sheppard at this time. Valdosta Today will update as the story further develops.
MOULTRIE — A man was found dead inside of a car Tuesday night. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation reported 51-year-old Eddie Jones Harvey was found inside of a car on 319 2nd Street NW in Moultrie. Moultrie police and the GBI are investigating how Harvey died at this time. The police reported receiving a phone […]