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Camp TIMBER returns to Wiregrass

Camp TIMBER returns to Wiregrass

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Press Release: Valdosta, GA – Does your 4th-8th grader enjoy outdoor activities? This summer, Wiregrass Technical College and Enay Coaching will be hosting Camp TIMBER for two different age groups. Week One will be for 9-10 year-olds and will be held July 9 – 12, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Week […]

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South Georgia teachers learn new ways to teach STEM

South Georgia teachers learn new ways to teach STEM

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of WCTV: By: Emma Wheeler | WCTV Eyewitness News  LOWNDES COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) — Teachers in South Georgia are heading back in to the classroom, thanks to a grant from Valdosta State University. Over the last thirteen years, Valdosta State University has hosted teachers from all over South Georgia to participate in the Math […]

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Lowndes County: Morven Road moving for Exit 29 construction

Lowndes County: Morven Road moving for Exit 29 construction

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

GDOT Press Release: Changes are coming that will impact Morven Road traffic and drivers wishing to enter the Big Foot Travel Center at Exit 29 in Hahira. Right now Morven Road runs alongside Interstate 75 south. A new road has been built west of the existing location. Traffic is scheduled to shift to the new […]

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Valdosta Recruiting Company Welcomes New Commander

Valdosta Recruiting Company Welcomes New Commander

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Thursday afternoon at Moody Air Force Base, the United State Army Valdosta Recruiting Company said farewell to CPT Thomas Wooten and welcomed its new commander CPT Benjamin Christian. After the ceremonial Passing of the Guidon, Jacksonville Battalion Commander LTC Kenneth Buettner shared remarks. He noted the great service given by CPT Wooten during […]

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Valdosta Native Completes Internship for Rep. Austin Scott in Washington D.C.

Valdosta Native Completes Internship for Rep. Austin Scott in Washington D.C.

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

From the Office of Rep. Austin Scott: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Seth Golden, son of Tim and Ellen Golden from Valdosta, has just completed a five-week internship in Washington, D.C. with U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08). He previously interned in Congressman Scott’s Tifton District Office for the months of June, July, and August of 2017. Golden is […]

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City of Valdosta Welcomes Taylor Marzell as Associate City Clerk

City of Valdosta Welcomes Taylor Marzell as Associate City Clerk

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta Press Release: The City of Valdosta appointed Taylor Marzell as the new Associate City Clerk effective June 18. As the Associate City Clerk, Marzell will help provide information pertaining to Ordinances, Resolutions, City Council Agendas and Minutes, Municipal Code, Elections, Open Records, Authorities, Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Committees. Marzell joins the city […]

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Turner Center Cuts Ribbon on Guardian Bank Studio

Turner Center Cuts Ribbon on Guardian Bank Studio

| June 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Turner Center for the Arts: The Turner Center hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Guardian Bank Studio on June 11. The studio, located on the second floor of the center, houses the resources for the Turner Center’s Career Pathways program. Made possible through a partnership with Guardian Bank, the Career Pathways program provides creative […]

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City of Valdosa Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Approved

City of Valdosa Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Approved

| June 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta Press Release: The City of Valdosta Fiscal Year 2019 Budget was approved by the Mayor and City Council at their June 21 City Council meeting. The budget was presented to the council as a balanced budget, as required by the City Charter. Most importantly it was delivered with no property tax increase. […]

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VPD Investigating Armed Robbery at J&K Food Mart

VPD Investigating Armed Robbery at J&K Food Mart

| June 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta Police Report: On June 22, 2018 at approximately 1:50pm, Valdosta Police Department Units responded down to the “J&K Food Mart” at 739 Old Statenville Rd in reference to a report of an armed robbery. A male subject reportedly entered the business with a weapon and left with an undisclosed amount of cash. The individual then fled the area. It […]

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Lowndes County School System Achieves 2018 GSBA Quality School Board Status

Lowndes County School System Achieves 2018 GSBA Quality School Board Status

| June 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Schools Press Release: The Lowndes County School System is proud to announce the achievement and status of the Georgia School Boards Association’s(GSBA) 2018 Quality School Board recognition. The recognition program was designed to showcase best practices in school governance and leadership. GSBA recognizes good school board governance to foster educational community cultures in […]

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