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Gas prices hit three year high

Gas prices hit three year high

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – According to AAA, gas prices are at a three year high. Over the last month, prices in Florida have increased by 46 cents. In Georgia, prices increased 50 cents. Customers filling their tanks in Tallahassee on Monday took notice. “They have been going up quite a bit,” said Tallahassee resident Bob Fink. […]

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South Georgia farmers and producers feeling post-Irma pain

South Georgia farmers and producers feeling post-Irma pain

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, Ga. – Hurricane Irma’s winds caused record damage at Ken Corbett Farms in Valdosta. Among the damaged crops are four-week old bell pepper plants, who took an especially big hit. “These pepper plants kind of turn into your children,” said Justin Corbett. “The wind damaged a good number of them, chopping off the top […]

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LHS To Host Military Salute

LHS To Host Military Salute

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

LOWNDES CO. – Lowndes High will host a salute to the military during their home football game versus Mt. Zion. Release from Laverne Rome, Director of Public Relations of Lowndes Co. Schools: Lowndes High School will host its annual Salute to the Military Event on Friday, October 6, at Martin Stadium on the campus of Lowndes […]

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New Mercedes-Benz Stadium Shines in Record Breaking Weekend

New Mercedes-Benz Stadium Shines in Record Breaking Weekend

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — It was a successful sports weekend in Atlanta, with the new $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium taking the spotlight. On Saturday, a Major League Soccer record crowd of over 70,000 fans packed the stadium as rival Orlando City came to town. Atlanta United fought to a 3-3 draw to remain in the hunt for […]

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Blood Donations Needed

Blood Donations Needed

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

SGMC’s Berrien Campus will be facilitating blood collections in south Georgia by hosting a blood drive with Life South Community Blood Centers. The blood drive will take place on September 21, 2017 from 8am to 4:45pm at the SGMC Berrien Campus located at 1221 E. McPherson in Nashville, Georgia. Life South is the sole provider of blood […]

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Georgia Tech Student Killed on Campus after Officer Shooting

Georgia Tech Student Killed on Campus after Officer Shooting

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — A Georgia Tech engineering student was fatally shot and killed by a police officer on the school’s midtown campus Saturday night.  The incident is under investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. The student, Scout Schultz, 21 of Lilburn, was reported to have been barefoot and wielding a knife when the shooting occurred.  […]

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Valdosta man arrested for DUI, one woman injured in accident

Valdosta man arrested for DUI, one woman injured in accident

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – A Valdosta man has been arrested for driving under the influence after striking a woman on a moped. On September 15, 2017 at approximately 1:40 p.m., a 21-year-old woman was riding a moped northbound on Bemiss Road. Near the intersection of Heirs Road, she was stopped in traffic behind a sport utility vehicle. […]

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Neighbors shocked after alleged murder suspect found hiding in vacant Valdosta home

Neighbors shocked after alleged murder suspect found hiding in vacant Valdosta home

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

LOWNDES CO. – Lowndes County deputies are one step closer to answers in a brutal cold case. They believe Calvin Davis, 49, murdered Grant Green 24 years ago. Davis is now behind bars, after captured last week. Deputies found him hiding in a vacant house on Giddens Drive. “That’s very crazy. I’m glad they got […]

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Georgia Teen dies during alleged fraternity hazing

Georgia Teen dies during alleged fraternity hazing

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

BATON ROUGE — A Georgia teen was killed this week after an alleged hazing incident at Louisiana State University. Maxwell Gruver, 18 of Roswell, was pronounced dead on Thursday at Our Lady of the Lake hospital in Louisiana. Gruver was a graduate of Blessed Trinity Catholic High School in Roswell and had just begun his […]

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Software Firm blames Equifax for Security Breach

Software Firm blames Equifax for Security Breach

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — The software firm responsible for securing data for Equifax blames the client for the security breach that has exposed over 143 million Americans to potential fraud. Apache Struts Software Foundation was quoted Thursday in the Atlanta Business Chronicle that hackers took advantage of a lack of Equifax updating their security software as the […]

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