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Seats available for Valdosta Citizen’s Police Academy

Seats available for Valdosta Citizen’s Police Academy

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Valdosta Police Department would like to announce the 25th Session of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) which is scheduled to begin on Thursday, April 13, 2017 and will last for 10 weeks. The goal of the CPA is to give citizens a better understanding of the internal workings of a modern day […]

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Miss Valdosta High School crowned

Miss Valdosta High School crowned

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

  VALDOSTA – On Saturday, March 18 Valdosta High School held the annual Miss Valdosta High School Pageant in the performing arts center at VHS. Fourteen young ladies competed for the 2017 crown for Miss VHS. Contestants began preparing for the competition in the fall semester by obtaining sponsors and doing community appearances in various […]

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Parents say Lowndes bus driver dropped kids off just before DUI arrest

Parents say Lowndes bus driver dropped kids off just before DUI arrest

| March 24, 2017 | 1 Comments

By Noelani Mathews | WCTV Eyewitness News LOWNDES CO. – Parents of Hahira Elementary students are speaking out, after their longtime bus driver is arrested for driving drunk on Tuesday. They say Amanda Mullinax dropped their kids off at their bus stop, before arriving at Hahira Middle School, where she was arrested for DUI. “Anything […]

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Today is Free Application Day at Wiregrass

Today is Free Application Day at Wiregrass

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA  – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will be accepting new student applications for Summer Semester on Free Application Day, March 23. Any new student who applies in person on this day will have the application fee waived.  Free Application Day will be held on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus, Coffee Campus, Cook County WDC Campus, Moody […]

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Local families in disbelief after bus driver arrested for DUI at Hahira Middle

Local families in disbelief after bus driver arrested for DUI at Hahira Middle

| March 23, 2017 | 1 Comments

LOWNDES CO. – A Lowndes County Schools bus driver was arrested Tuesday for driving under the influence. The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office says the Hahira Middle School resource officer was able to catch Amanda Mullinax before she could’ve bused more than 40 kids home. https://d2pvyxdw30n8fd.cloudfront.net/WCTV/v58d300d228bbe/0b1f1571e14c4ff49bcb8e995c31545e-SD.mp4 “It just hits home when it’s here at home,” says […]

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Morning News Briefs for 3-23-17

Morning News Briefs for 3-23-17

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Columbus, Ohio man identified as John Bevilacqua was jailed in Decatur County and charged with multiple drug offenses including possession of 30 pounds of marijuana. His trouble with South Georgia law enforcement began with a Bainbridge traffic stop for failure to maintain lane. It’s free application day at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. Officials say […]

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Three juveniles, one adult arrested for attempted home burglary

Three juveniles, one adult arrested for attempted home burglary

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Valdosta police have arrested four suspects for attempting to break into a residence Tuesday morning. At approximately 9:08 a.m., the Valdosta Police Department responded to a home in the 2900 block of Tyndall Drive after receiving a report that four individuals were attempting to break into the residence, said VPD Lt. Adam Bembry. […]

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Lowndes bus driver arrested for DUI at school

Lowndes bus driver arrested for DUI at school

| March 22, 2017 | 4 Comments

HAHIRA – A Lowndes County Schools bus driver was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with driving under the influence just before she was scheduled to drive students home, according to reports from the Valdosta Daily Times. Amanda Mullinax, 41, was stopped by the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office at Hahira Middle School before she left with […]

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Morning News Briefs for 3-22-17

Morning News Briefs for 3-22-17

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Voters went to the polls in South Georgia yesterday casting ballots on a variety of community issues from electing a sheriff to Sunday alcohol sales. SPLOST referendums were approved in Coffee and Colquitt Counties and the Sunday sale of alcohol and Sunday package alcohol sales were voted in by voters in Thomasville. The race for […]

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Signal Timing Study to Maximize Efficiency of Vehicular Travel in Valdosta

Signal Timing Study to Maximize Efficiency of Vehicular Travel in Valdosta

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Motorists in the City of Valdosta will begin to notice the placement of traffic counting devices at 44 signalized intersections within the city limits. The work is part of the Signal Timing Optimization and Operational Analysis underway, designed to maximize the efficiency of vehicular travel throughout the city. The City of Valdosta and […]

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