Tifton Teen Arrested After Box Cutter Attack

A 17-year old girl remains in the Tift County jail after police say she attacked another teenager with a box cutter. The incident happened Tuesday morning, when Jamila Whitehead allegedly pushed another girl to the ground,…

City Receives ‘Distinguished Budget’ Award

The City of Valdosta Finance Department received the 2012 Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for meeting nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. This is the 17th consecutive year…

Protests Continue To Demand Answers In Lowndes Student…

[caption id="attachment_2063" align="alignleft" width="300"] source: Facebook.com[/caption] Protesters have gathered everyday for two weeks in downtown Valdosta to demand answers in the death of Kendrick Johnson, 17. Johnson's body was found inside a wrestling mat in…

Colquitt Co. Man Hospitalized After Stabbing

[caption id="attachment_2060" align="alignleft" width="300"] shutterstock.com[/caption] A Colquitt County man is in the hospital with serious injuries after an attack at his home. According to police, Zebulon Meyer,29, stabbed his neighbor, Joe Weathers, early Saturday morning. Deputies…

Colquitt Cops Search For Fugitive

Police are searching for Michael Russell, 26, a dangerous fugitive who plead guilty to a deadly armed robbery in Colquitt County but did not show up for his sentencing hearing. Russel, and Phirronnius Edwards, 25,…

Valdosta Man and His Dog Perish in Fire

A Valdosta man and his dog were killed in a fire early Monday morning, and Valdosta firefighters are urging people to make sure they have working smoke detectors installed in their homes. James Trotter, 42,…