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Monday Afternoon News Update

Monday Afternoon News Update

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sidewalk Repairs on Gornto Road in Valdosta The City of Valdosta Engineering Department will begin sidewalk repairs on Gornto Road between Springhill Drive and Andover Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 2, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. The work is expected to take five weeks to complete, weather permitting. Traffic lanes on Gornto Road will be […]

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Shots Fired during High Speed Chase

Shots Fired during High Speed Chase

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Shots were fired overnight during a police chase in Valdosta involving a Georgia State Trooper. A GBI official says the chase started around 3 o’clock on Highway 41 when a trooper clocked a Nissan Sentra driving at a high rate of speed. The driver refused to stop and later pulled off on to a grassy […]

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Monday Morning News Update

Monday Morning News Update

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

SCAM ALERT Lowndes County Sheriff Chris Prine is warning residents of scam artists that are active in our area. Citizens are getting threatening calls from persons claiming to be associates with the Sheriff’s Department demanding payment of fines or risk going to jail. Prine says that there is never a situation where-in any law enforcement […]

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Ashburn House Fire Extinquished

Ashburn House Fire Extinquished

| August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ashburn firefighters extinguished a major house fire early Sunday morning.  The house appears to be a total loss.  There were no reports of any injuries.  (Courtesy WALB)

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VFD Kicks off “Fill the Boot” Drive, Sept. 4-6

VFD Kicks off “Fill the Boot” Drive, Sept. 4-6

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta Fire Department, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), will host a special event on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 12 p.m., at VFD Station #1, to celebrate their 60-year partnership in raising money and awareness to benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughout the Valdosta area. This event […]

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South Georgia String Project Hosts New Student, Parent Meeting Sept. 3

South Georgia String Project Hosts New Student, Parent Meeting Sept. 3

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA — The South Georgia String Project, a joint venture of the Valdosta State University Department of Music and the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, will kick off its 2014-2015 season with a meeting for new students and their parents at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, in the Fine Arts Building Choir Room. Families with […]

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VPD Announces Citizen’s Police Academy Session 20

VPD Announces Citizen’s Police Academy Session 20

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta Police Department would like to announce that Session 20 of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) is scheduled to begin on Thursday, September 25th and will last for 8 weeks. The goal of the CPA is to give citizens a better understanding of the internal workings of a modern day law […]

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Thomasville Chief of Police Promotes Three Majors

Thomasville Chief of Police Promotes Three Majors

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

THOMASVILLE, GA – City of Thomasville Chief of Police, Troy Rich, has announced the promotion of three senior officers to the rank of Major. Eric Hampton, Shane Harris and Wade Glover will soon serve as the second line of command under Chief Rich. With a combined total of 68 years of service to the community, […]

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Kingston Invites High School Juniors to Apply for Service Academies

Kingston Invites High School Juniors to Apply for Service Academies

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA) reminds students interested in receiving a congressional nomination to one of the U.S. Military Academies that they must submit their completed applications to his office no later than October 1.  Each year Congressman Kingston nominates deserving young men and women to the Service Academies. “The First District has a rich […]

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Business of the Week: Newbern Family Dental Practice

Business of the Week: Newbern Family Dental Practice

| August 29, 2014 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Newbern Family Dental Practice has been named the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber’s Leading Business of the Week. Newbern Family Dental Practice has been serving the Valdosta community for 27 years, assisting more than 32,000 patients. “Our practice grows each year,” said manager, Stephanie Sims. “We have been blessed to be a part of the […]

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