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Wild Adventures Announces 2018 Concerts and Special Events

Wild Adventures Announces 2018 Concerts and Special Events

| February 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wild Adventures Press Release: VALDOSTA, Ga.​ – Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, Ga. revealed its 2018 Concert and Special Events lineup Thursday that includes performances from country, rock, Christian and pop acts, as well as car shows, wrestling events and summer fireworks. “We’ve been hard at work putting together a season full of concerts […]

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Gov. Deal’s remarks from tax reform legislation press conference

Gov. Deal’s remarks from tax reform legislation press conference

| February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Office of Governor Nathan Deal: Gov. Deal delivered these remarks at a press conference with legislators on February 20, 2018. The Federal Tax Cut and Jobs Act, passed at the end of last year, has brought about many positive results around the country, including here in Georgia. In response to those improvements and the projected revenue windfall […]

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Valdosta dog loses leg after being shot, owner convicted of animal cruelty

Valdosta dog loses leg after being shot, owner convicted of animal cruelty

| February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

By: Noelani Mathews | WCTV Eyewitness News VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) — The community is rallying around a 1-year-old lab mix named, Annie. The dog is still sporting the same friendly tail wag as always. However, one look at Annie and you can see her life is far from ordinary. Court documents show it happened last […]

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Tallahassee couple on trial for stealing from charity

Tallahassee couple on trial for stealing from charity

| February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

  By: Lanetra Bennett | WCTV Eyewitness News TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The trial of a Tallahassee couple began Tuesday morning. Joseph “Mike” and Jennifer Amison are accused of hosting a fundraiser for the families of deceased firefighters and pocketing the money. The state says there are a list of lies by the Amisons. The […]

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Local Leaders Tour Food Processing Facilities in Lowndes County

Local Leaders Tour Food Processing Facilities in Lowndes County

| February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

 Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority Press Release: Valdosta, Georgia– Local leaders from the City of Valdosta City Council and Lowndes County Board of Commissioners joined the Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority Board of Directors and staff on a recent tour of Nature Nate’s and Sunset Farm Foods in Valdosta-Lowndes County. During the tour, local leaders heard from Tom […]

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VSU Takes a Stand Against Slavery and Human Trafficking Feb. 22

VSU Takes a Stand Against Slavery and Human Trafficking Feb. 22

| February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University will unite to take a stand against slavery and human trafficking from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, at the Student Union. The Shine a Light on Slavery Day event will include a special ceremony from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the steps of […]

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Valdosta City Schools responds after bus drivers protest

Valdosta City Schools responds after bus drivers protest

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) — Valdosta City Schools has responded to a request for comment after school bus drivers gathered in protest on Monday. The school district said in a statement on Tuesday: “Every employee in Valdosta City Schools is valued and appreciated and it is our hope that they each know there is an open […]

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Man arrested after posting school threat to social media

Man arrested after posting school threat to social media

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness News February 19, 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office has arrested an 18-year-old after receiving an anonymous complaint about a threatening video circulating on social media. According to WCSO, the video, distributed on the social media app Snapchat, showed a person’s hands opening a case […]

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“Beauty and the Beast” to be Shown in Drexel Park Friday

“Beauty and the Beast” to be Shown in Drexel Park Friday

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

VLPRA: VLPRA’s next FREE Movie in the Park is Friday, February 23rd at Drexel Park.  We are showing the live action version of “Beauty and the Beast” starring Emma Watson.  The movie starts as soon as it gets dark (around 6:45 PM).  It’s completely free- just bring a blanket or chairs.  We will have light […]

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Georgia legislature gets expanded sexual harassment policy

Georgia legislature gets expanded sexual harassment policy

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

By: Associated Press  ATLANTA (AP) – Leaders of the Georgia House and Senate adopted an expanded sexual harassment policy requiring state lawmakers to receive training every two years. The new policy also includes sections on lawmakers’ interactions with lobbyists and part-time employees, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports . The changes come as a result of a […]

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