Lakeland men arrested for fraud and arson

Release: TWO LANIER COUNTY MEN CHARGED WITH ARSON, INSURANCE FRAUD  ATLANTA – On July 23, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King’s Fire Investigations Unit took out warrants on Nilesh Patel, 41, and Bhavinkumar…

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Valdosta: Repaving on Lakeland Ave.

Lakeland Avenue in Valdosta will be repaved from Bemiss Rd. to Forrest St. beginning Wednesday, July 29, at 9 a.m. The City of Valdosta is asking that motorists follow all traffic warning signs and proceed…

Lakeland Declares Public Health State of Emergency

LAKELAND, Ga.— The City of Lakeland Council conducted a phone conference regarding the growing health concerns regarding COVID-19. On March 23, they announced that the council was declaring a Public Health State of Emergency. For…

Valwood Class Ring Returned 18 Years Later

ADEL - In 2000, Lindsey Fender was a student at Valwood. She was proud of her new class ring - white gold with a dark blue stone representing her birthstone, with a basketball goal on…

Lakeland > Jay Shaw Passes Away at the…

LAKELAND — Lakeland Mayor, Jay Slaton Shaw passed away at the age of 67-years-old, Monday morning. Shaw was a husband, father of two and a grandfather of four. Jay was married to Libby Shaw and…

Body Found in Lanier County Identified

LANIER COUNTY, GA - A body found in Lanier County has been identified. A body discovered in the area of Burnt Church Road southeast of Lakeland on Friday morning, February 7th, has been identified as,…

Names Released in Lakeland Highway Accident

LOWNDES COUNTY, GA - The identity of the woman killed in the three vehicle crash last week in on Lakeland Highway has now been released. Georgia State Patrol says 38 year old Juana Vargas of…