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Southeastern Credit Union’s Student Advisory Board forms a Cash Mob

Southeastern Credit Union’s Student Advisory Board forms a Cash Mob

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Southeastern Credit Union Press Release: This year’s Student Advisory Board, which consists of 15 high schools seniors, formed a Cash Mob to focus on supporting and growing the local economy.  What is a cash mob? It originated from the flash mob concept, however, a cash mob is a group of individuals who come together and shop […]

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Valdosta Fire Department Responds to Structure Fire on Baytree Rd.

Valdosta Fire Department Responds to Structure Fire on Baytree Rd.

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta Press Release: The Valdosta Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 1309 Baytree Road early Sunday Morning. The call came in around 12:24 a.m. The first fire unit arrived and reported heavy smoke and flames visible from the rear of the building and the roof area. Fire units on the scene […]

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Valdosta celebrates Juneteenth

Valdosta celebrates Juneteenth

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of WCTV: By: Emma Wheeler | WCTV Eyewitness News  VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) — The Valdosta community celebrated freedom this weekend at the downtown courthouse square for the annual Juneteenth Community Awareness Day. For 28 years, the Southside Library Boosters have hosted the community celebration. Emancipation Day commemorated the end of slavery in Texas on […]

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VPD Graduates Class from 27th Citizens Police Academy

VPD Graduates Class from 27th Citizens Police Academy

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta Press Release: Congratulations to the Valdosta citizens who, after many weeks of behind-the-scenes training with the Valdosta Police Department (VPD), graduated from the 27th Citizens Police Academy on June 14. Chief of Police Brian Childress presented each graduate with a certificate and a police department bag. The program, which is offered in […]

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Moody Air Force Base: Preparing for Hurricane Season

Moody Air Force Base: Preparing for Hurricane Season

| June 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Moody Air Force Base Press Release: By 23d Wing Public Affairs , 23d Wing Public Affairs MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — Around and round it goes, what it will do? No one knows. It’s big, it’s strong, and it’s fast, leaving nothing but destruction in its path. As we reflect on the devastation left from […]

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I-75 Resurfacing, Off System Bridge and Road Contracts Awarded

I-75 Resurfacing, Off System Bridge and Road Contracts Awarded

| June 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

GDOT Press Release: TIFTON – A section of Interstate 75 that hasn’t been resurfaced in 15 years is getting a $19.2 million overhaul. The project to resurface about 14 miles of I-75 in Turner and Crisp counties was the highest value contract awarded this month for southwest Georgia counties. The Georgia Department of Transportation also […]

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City of Valdosta July 4 Sanitation Schedule

City of Valdosta July 4 Sanitation Schedule

| June 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta Press Release: The City of Valdosta will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage ONLY on Wednesday, July 4, which will allow sanitation workers to spend some of the holiday with their families. Recyclables and yard waste for citizens who normally […]

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REMINDER: Wiregrass Announces Free Application Day for Fall Semester

REMINDER: Wiregrass Announces Free Application Day for Fall Semester

| June 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Press Release: Valdosta, GA   – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College will accept new student applications for Fall Semester on Free Application Day, June 21.  Any new student who applies in person on this day will have the application fee waived.  Free Application Day will be held on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus, Coffee Campus, […]

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Wiregrass Tech Dual Enrollment Student is leading the way in Mechatronics

Wiregrass Tech Dual Enrollment Student is leading the way in Mechatronics

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Press Release: Valdosta, GA. – This high school junior from Irwin County, Georgia is known for two things: her Butternut Pound Cakes, and Robotics.  At the beginning of Lauren Freeman’s 11th grade year, she decided to enroll in Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s Dual Enrollment program where she could earn college credit while […]

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Community donations provide pool passes for children this summer

Community donations provide pool passes for children this summer

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta Press Release: Several donations from community members have provided more than 100 pool passes for local kids this summer. On Tuesday, June 12, City and County leaders joined Roy Taylor, a resident and Valdosta business owner, and Roy Hunnewell with the Elks Lodge as they presented the checks to The Mildred Hunter […]

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