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Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Rises For Valdosta Residents

Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Rises For Valdosta Residents

| November 21, 2014 | 1 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — The American Farm Bureau Federation announced their 29th annual informal price survey for Thanksgiving dinner food items. The AFBF reported that this year the average cost of Thanksgiving dinner is $49.41, a 37 cent increase from last year’s cost of $49.04. Unfortunately, Valdosta is ranked as the 20th most expensive place […]

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FSU Shooter Brought Extra Ammo to Strozier; Had Mental Issues

FSU Shooter Brought Extra Ammo to Strozier; Had Mental Issues

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

TALLAHASSEE — FSU Police report Myron May, the Florida State University shooter, brought extra ammunition to the Strozier Library when he began his attack Thursday morning. May, 31, according to reports, had no previous encounters at the school.  However, police say he had past mental issues. They said he had a journal that described fears of […]

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Wisenbaker Shares His Plans As Commissioner

Wisenbaker Shares His Plans As Commissioner

| November 20, 2014 | 1 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — Yesterday, Nov.19, Mark Wisenbaker shared his plans as a newly elected, Lowndes county commissioner. Wisenbaker hopes to improve Valdosta’s industrial growth by bringing local industries from Atlanta, Jacksonville, and Tallahassee here. “We will have paying jobs, our college graduates, our children, and grand children, when they finish their education they […]

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Valdosta Man Attends MADD Meeting Drunk

Valdosta Man Attends MADD Meeting Drunk

| November 19, 2014 | 1 Comments

ADEL – As part of his sentence for an alcohol-related event in Cook County, Jonathan Daniel Wilcox was ordered, among other things, to attend Mothers Against Drunk Drivers meetings.  He did, only he did so while intoxicated. The Cook County Probate Court reports that last Saturday, November 15, Jonathan Daniel Wilcox of Valdosta attended a […]

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Local News Brief

Local News Brief

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: ALBANY — The son of Helen Morgan, 90 of Albany, charged with running a gambling house and with illegal alcohol sales says that his mother was taken advantage of and not to blame. R. J. Sutton, Morgan’s son, says that everyone in the neighborhood knew that his mother had a […]

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Local News Brief

Local News Brief

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: VALDOSTA — As temperatures in the area are expected to drop below freezing several sites are opening their doors to help people looking for shelter. LAMP, the Salvation Army and Mission Point Baptist Church are providing assistance for those who are in need. MOULTRIE — Law enforcement officials in Colquitt […]

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Local News Brief

Local News Brief

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: COOK COUNTY — Someone has been forging checks on the bank account belonging to a Lenox couple and so far the stolen amount comes to nearly $3,000. The couple notified the bank of a lost checkbook but that did not stop at least three people from cashing checks in the […]

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Moody AFB Hosts Flying Tiger Heritage Day

Moody AFB Hosts Flying Tiger Heritage Day

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — Today, Nov. 14, Moody Air Force Base hosted Flying Tiger Heritage Day to celebrate and honor “Flying Tiger” veterans. The “Flying Tigers” defended China against Japanese forces in WWII. Following in tradition, Moody AFB serves as the 23rd Wing of the Flying Tiger Association. The event began with a combat search and […]

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Valdosta Burglary Suspects Arrested

Valdosta Burglary Suspects Arrested

| November 14, 2014 | 4 Comments

VALDOSTA — Arrests were made involving Lakeview Drive burglaries that occurred this week in Valdosta. Wednesday, the Valdosta Police Department responded to 1225 Lakeview Drive in reference to a burglary. Officers were advised by the owner of the rental property, Cynthia Kelly, that sometime between Thursday November 6th and  Wednesday November 12th, the residence had been […]

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Shop With A Cop Receives Donations

Shop With A Cop Receives Donations

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — The ‘Shop With A Cop’ program received close to $2,500 dollars in donations over the past two weeks. The program was started 10 years ago by the Valdosta Police Department. VPD Officer, Vernotis Williams’ reasoning behind starting the program was due to the amount of burglaries during the Christmas […]

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