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City Council Denies The Nichols House

City Council Denies The Nichols House

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA–The Nichols House, also known as VSU’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house on 400 Baytree Rd. will not be re-zoned for historical preservation. The Alden Park Home Owners Association requested that the home be evaluated and considered a designated historical property. The Valdosta City Council denied the request by a […]

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Scintilla Charter Academy Receives Permit To Build

Scintilla Charter Academy Receives Permit To Build

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA–Scintilla Charter Academy (SCA) received a building permit Thursday, Oct. 23 at the Valdosta City Council meeting by a 6-1 vote.  The permit allows the school to build on a little less than 70 acre lot located at 2171 East Park Avenue. The request for the permit was tabled […]

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Home Invasion in Valdosta

Home Invasion in Valdosta

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — Two men robbed a family at gunpoint Thursday night, forcing their way into a home on Brookwood Drive about 11:30 pm. Valdosta police are looking for the two men involved, who had their faces covered when they knocked on the door of the home at 729 East Brookwood Drive Thursday night. One of […]

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Fatal Accident Near Homerville

Fatal Accident Near Homerville

| October 23, 2014 | 6 Comments

HOMERVILLE — A highway accident took the life of a passenger Wednesday near Homerville. Doriya Beshae Hill of Valdosta was driving a van when she ran a stop sign and collided with a tractor-trailer truck.  Hill was traveling west on Georgia Highway 122 Wednesday afternoon when she failed to stop at a marked intersection with US Highway […]

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Worth County Armed Robbery

Worth County Armed Robbery

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

WARWICK — Law enforcement officials report that three armed robbers are at large after a violent robbery of a Warwick store in Worth County. The Dollar General in Warwick was hit by three armed gunmen Wednesday night around 10:00.  Reports say the gunmen had t-shirts covering their faces as they broke into the store.  They […]

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Local News Capsule

Local News Capsule

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: PEPPER RECALL AFFECTS LOCAL STORES  |  VALDOSTA — Harveys and Winn-Dixie grocery stores are recalling over 6,000 pounds of Serrano Chile Peppers distributed by Bailey Farms Inc. due to a possible Salmonella contamination. Customers can call 1-866-946-6349 for more information. WIREGRASS GRANT  |  VALDOSTA — A Valdosta neurosurgeon has made […]

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Valdosta Narcotics Bust Nets Arrest

Valdosta Narcotics Bust Nets Arrest

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office continues to work to keep drugs off the streets. On Tuesday afternoon, after receiving several complaints of suspicious activity at 5456 McLeod Drive, Valdosta, investigators from the Special Operations Division of the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search of the home. This search resulted in the recovery […]

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Albany Plans Airport Expansion

Albany Plans Airport Expansion

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

ALBANY — Competition to better serve corporate clients through regional airports just ramped up as Albany rolled out plans to improve the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport. WALB is reporting that Airport Commissioners approved the concept of plans to demolish the Fix Base Operator hangars and build new buildings on both sides of the airport to […]

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Local News Capsule

Local News Capsule

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA: COLQUITT COUNTY VOTES NO FOR GUNS AT SCHOOL  |  MOULTRIE — Colquitt County School Board members have decided against arming school personnel. The Georgia General Assemble gave their approval to a gun law that gives local boards the final say in whether or not to arm specified school workers. The […]

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Hill Avenue Overpass Opens in Valdosta

Hill Avenue Overpass Opens in Valdosta

| October 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

VALDOSTA -– Vehicle gridlock created by trains crossing West Hill Avenue became history Tuesday with the opening of a new $20 million overpass, delivered by the Georgia Department of Transportation on budget and ahead of schedule. All four lanes of the U.S. 84/state Route 38/West Hill Avenue overpass opened to traffic shortly before a 10 […]

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