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Two men killed in Lowndes County crash

Two men killed in Lowndes County crash

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Release from the Georgia State Patrol On 7/28/2016 at approximately 0735 hours, SFC Jeromy Roberts responded to a two vehicle collision on Whitewater Road near Idlewood Drive in Lowndes County. A blue 2002 Dodge Ram, driven by a 32 year old Henry Dubose of Valdosta, was traveling south on Whitewater Road. A blue 2007 Toyota […]

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Shot Valdosta cop honored for 10 years of service

Shot Valdosta cop honored for 10 years of service

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

  VALDOSTA — The Valdosta police officer who was shot in the line of duty nearly three weeks ago was honored for 10 years of service this week during the Valdosta Police Department’s annual promotion and retirement ceremony. Randall Hancock was shot while responding to a call in Three Oaks apartment complex. Hancock received a […]

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Lowndes coroner runoff undecided

Lowndes coroner runoff undecided

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — The runoff election for the Democratic nominee in the Lowndes County coroner race remains undecided. Provisional ballots, which are expected to be counted Friday, will determine the winner of Tuesday’s primary runoff election between Brad Carter and John Hogan. The winner will face Republican Austin Fiveash in November. Read more.

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Lownes County officials negotiate Service Delivery Strategy

Lownes County officials negotiate Service Delivery Strategy

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

LOWNDES Co. – Lowndes County and city officials met Wednesday for negotiations for a new Service Delivery Strategy to ensure taxpayers are not paying more money for services they already have. The 5 cities in Lowndes County brought up 14 points in the current SDS to discuss such as litter control, water and sewage, and tourism funding. […]

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Lowndes officials discuss service delivery agreement

Lowndes officials discuss service delivery agreement

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

LOWNDES Co. – Lowndes County Officials will meet with local Mayors Wednesday to continue to discuss renewal of the current service delivery agreement. From the first of the four meetings held to date, Lowndes County’s position has been that since no significant changes in laws or statutes governing services, service areas, or revenue streams have occurred, […]

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Hard work pays off with free shopping trip for Valdosta kids

Hard work pays off with free shopping trip for Valdosta kids

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Noelani Mathews | WCTV Eyewitness News VALDOSTA – Another school year is here, and to some kids, that means picking out a new back to school outfit. 30 kids from the Boys and Girls Club in Valdosta were awarded on Tuesday for their hard work outside the classroom. Academy Sports in Valdosta gave kids […]

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LHS student selected as a senator for the American Legion Boys Nation

LHS student selected as a senator for the American Legion Boys Nation

| July 26, 2016 | 1 Comments

Spencer Pipkin, an incoming senior at Lowndes High School, has been selected as a senator for the American Legion Boys Nation in the Washington, D.C. area, July 22-30. Boys Nation is an annual American Legion program that includes civic training, leadership development and a focus on Americanism. During his time at Georgia Boys State, Pipkin […]

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Valdosta opens “Citizens Against Violence” Headquarters

Valdosta opens “Citizens Against Violence” Headquarters

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – On Tuesday, July 26 at 10:00 am, there will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the “Citizens Against Violence” Headquarters, a collaborative effort between the Valdosta Housing Authority, Valdosta Police Department, and Citizens of Valdosta. The headquarters, a former house located at 624 Jane Street, will be used as a headquarters for the Citizens Against […]

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Teacher’s Harvest donates school supplies to local kids in need

Teacher’s Harvest donates school supplies to local kids in need

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Noelani Mathews | WCTV Eyewitness News LOWNDES Co. – It’s a day teachers in South Georgia wait for every year, and it’s not the first day of school. It’s the 7th annual Teacher’s Harvest, and supplies, like books and binders, are all free of charge. Teachers say they wait every year to grab a […]

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Valdosta man charged with terroristic threats against police

Valdosta man charged with terroristic threats against police

| July 25, 2016 | 1 Comments

Release from the Valdosta Police Department VALDOSTA – On July 23, 2016 at 7:25 pm, a subject called E911 dispatch and advised the operator to warn the city police that he would be committing an act of violence against police officers. The E911 operator called the subject back (as is standard protocol) to speak with him again […]

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