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Valdosta woman facing charges for reporting false burglary

Valdosta woman facing charges for reporting false burglary

| August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – A Valdosta woman is facing charges after the Valdosta Police Department says she reported a false burglary. VPD says 22-year-old Khadedra Walker called them to her residence in the 1300 block of Ponderosa Drive and reported an unknown person entered her residence and stole multiple items from her home. Authorities say as they […]

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Morning News Briefs for 8-18-17

Morning News Briefs for 8-18-17

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thomasville resident Kutter Harrison has been arrested for making terroristic threats. Law enforcement officials had received social media images of the suspect holding a weapon with a snapchat caption referring to a Thomasville race war. The image was put on social media as demonstrations continue in the city of Thomasville where 37 year old Herbert […]

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2017 Winnersville Classic Kick-Off

2017 Winnersville Classic Kick-Off

| August 18, 2017 | 1 Comments

The nation’s biggest high school rivalry kicks off what is sure to be a great season of football for both Lowndes and Valdosta! Friday, August 18 The Langdale Honda “Charity Challenge at Chick fil A” 6:30am – 8:30am The Valdosta Wildcats’ fans have raised the most in the Langdale Honda Charity Challenge for the last three years.  Will […]

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Valdosta man assaulted by masked gunman at home

Valdosta man assaulted by masked gunman at home

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – A Valdosta man told police he was attacked by a masked gunman at his home early Wednesday morning. At approximately 1:56 a.m., the Valdosta Police Department responded to an apartment complex in the 2400 block of Bemiss Road in reference to a reported aggravated assault and forced entry burglary, according to incident reports. […]

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Valdosta shooting victim refuses to name trigger man

Valdosta shooting victim refuses to name trigger man

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Police say a Valdosta man who was shot in the leg Tuesday night knows the person who shot him but is refusing to cooperate with investigators. On 08-15-2017 at 11:55pm, Lowndes County E-911 received an emergency call for service. A citizen advised that someone had been shot in the 800 block of South […]

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Georgia’s jobless rate continues to drop, down to 4.7 percent in July

Georgia’s jobless rate continues to drop, down to 4.7 percent in July

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA – Georgia’s unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in over a decade. The state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate decreased for the sixth consecutive month to 4.7 percent in July. The rate is down one-tenth of a percentage point from 4.8 percent in June. In July 2016, the rate was 5.3 percent. “Our rate continues to […]

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Eyewitness talks rising meth crisis, after meth lab found in Valdosta Walmart parking lot

Eyewitness talks rising meth crisis, after meth lab found in Valdosta Walmart parking lot

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

https://d2pvyxdw30n8fd.cloudfront.net/WCTV/v59937a97808e3/eeae0bae30064d5c91d9a8843d933495-SD.mp4 VALDOSTA – A quiet parking lot is what most people expect when coming to shop at their local Walmart. However, that wasn’t the case for Amber Bulle. “He’s like ‘hey, there’s a meth lab in there’ and I was like ‘oh, wow okay,’” says Bulle, in Valdosta to visit family. Monday, she took several […]

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Police identify man killed in Valdosta rollover crash

Police identify man killed in Valdosta rollover crash

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Valdosta Police Department has identified the man killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Monday. Willie Lee McKeithen, 71, was found unresponsive at the scene. He was transported to local hospital but later succumbed to his injuries. Emergency personnel responded to the 200 block of Smith Avenue at 10:06 a.m. and found […]

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Inmate dies at Valdosta State Prison

Inmate dies at Valdosta State Prison

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – For the fourth time in 2017, an inmate has died at Valdosta State Prison. Anthony Hann, 29, was reportedly found unresponsive in his cell on Monday, according to a released statement from the Georgia Department of Corrections. At approximately 9:35 pm on Monday, August 14, inmate Anthony Hann was found unresponsive in his […]

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Dispute leads to arrests for mobile meth lab in Valdosta Walmart parking lot

Dispute leads to arrests for mobile meth lab in Valdosta Walmart parking lot

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – On 08-14-2017 at approximately 12:22 p.m., Valdosta uniformed patrol units responded out to the Wal–Mart on Inner Perimeter Road (3274 Inner Perimeter Rd) to a reported dispute between two subjects in a vehicle. During the investigation, the license tag of the vehicle was found to be stolen. In addition, an inactive Methamphetamine Lab was […]

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