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Valdosta Police to Team with the American Civil Liberties Union

Valdosta Police to Team with the American Civil Liberties Union

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta Press Release: On Wednesday, November 15th, Chief Brian Childress and a member of the Valdosta Police Advocacy Board met with Faylon Traylor and Bentley Hudgins, both members of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Atlanta Office, in an effort to establish dialogue between both the police department and ACLU. For nearly 100 years, the […]

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VSU Celebrates Giving Tuesday Nov. 28

VSU Celebrates Giving Tuesday Nov. 28

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University will celebrate Giving Tuesday on Nov. 28. This is an opportunity for Blazer Nation family and friends to show their support of the university’s tradition of academic, creative, athletic, research, and service excellence on campus, in the community, and around the world. “One of the […]

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Superintendent Wes Taylor Receives Recognition

Superintendent Wes Taylor Receives Recognition

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Schools Press Release: The Lowndes County School Board surprised Superintendent Wes Taylor by recognizing him for his work. Recently, Mr. Taylor was named one of four state finalists for the 2018 Superintendent of the Year for the state of Georgia. Each year the Georgia’s Superintendent Professional Organization (GSSA) calls for and accepts Superintendent of […]

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Valdosta Police to Provide Presentation to Valdosta High Students

Valdosta Police to Provide Presentation to Valdosta High Students

| November 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta Police Department Press Release: Following the recommendations of the Valdosta Police Youth Advisory Board, Valdosta High School Principal Janice Richardson and Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress are hosting a course titled “How to Interact with Police – What to Do If Stopped by the Police”. The course will be provided to all Valdosta High […]

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Georgia Gives Day Will Be Nov. 28

Georgia Gives Day Will Be Nov. 28

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Georgia Gives Day is Thursday, November 28, 2017, and The Methodist Home for Children and Youth is excited to be participating! The purpose of Georgia Gives Day is to bring the state together as one community; to raise as much money and awareness as possible for Georgia nonprofits within 24 hours on the website, www.GAgivesday.org.

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Two Shot on Hudson Street

Two Shot on Hudson Street

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta Police Department Press Release: On November 17, 2017, at approximately 1:00 a.m., uniformed Valdosta Police Officers responded to the area in reference to an emergency call for service. Dispatch advised officers while enroute that a 911 call had been received reporting multiple gunshots in the area of the 500 block of Hudson Street. When […]

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Valdosta Rotary Club Gives Valdosta Police Grant

Valdosta Rotary Club Gives Valdosta Police Grant

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta Police Department Press Release: The Valdosta Rotary Club has provided the Valdosta Police Department a grant for $2,408 to assist the department in purchasing a video enhancement software system to aid in criminal investigations to include but not limited to human trafficking cases, homicides, and shootings. The software system will help the department enhance […]

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Volunteers ‘Building on Faith’ for local family’s new habitat home in Valdosta

Volunteers ‘Building on Faith’ for local family’s new habitat home in Valdosta

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: Noelani Mathews | WCTV Eyewitness News VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) — A single mother and her three kids are becoming homeowners in Valdosta, thanks to a Habitat for Humanity ‘Building on Faith’ event. All week, local volunteers have been helping at the work site, whether it’s driving a nail or cleaning the yard. “Everyday you […]

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VSU Explores Future of Higher Education with Artificial Intelligence Symposium

VSU Explores Future of Higher Education with Artificial Intelligence Symposium

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University’s Office of Extended Learning recently hosted the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Symposium to explore how emerging technology is transforming higher education. The event examined what colleges and universities should expect in the future in regards to AI, which is the capability of machines to imitate […]

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Valdosta Kicks Off Holiday Season, Dec. 1

Valdosta Kicks Off Holiday Season, Dec. 1

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta Press Release: The public is invited as Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta First Lady Peggy Gayle officially kick off the holiday season in Valdosta at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, on Friday, Dec. 1, at 5:30 p.m. Attendees of all ages will enjoy a special visit from Santa Claus, as he assists […]

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