GSP reports 24 traffic fatalities this Thanksgiving

Release: Twenty-Four People Killed in Thanksgiving Day Holiday Travel Period NOVEMBER 30, 2020 (Atlanta, GA) - Traffic crashes across Georgia during the 102-hour long Thanksgiving holiday travel period resulted in 23 fatal crashes and 24 fatalities reported to…

Valdosta City Schools to be closed November 23-27

Release: Valdosta City Schools will be closed Monday, November 23, through Friday, November 27, for Thanksgiving Break. We will reopen on Monday, November 30, for our in-person and virtual learners.  Remember, if a face-to-face learner…

Valdosta Sanitation Division announces Thanksgiving schedule

Release: Valdosta Announces Thanksgiving Sanitation Schedule The City of Valdosta will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Thursday, Nov. 26.  Citizens who normally…

Thanksgiving travel projected to be at record lows

Release: Fewer Americans Traveling This Thanksgiving Amid Pandemic AAA advises caution and preparation for Georgians who decide to travel ATLANTA, Ga. (November 12, 2020) – Thanksgiving will be on the lighter side when it comes to…

The Season of Advent is Upon Us

By Gary M. Wisenbaker In the hustle and bustle of autumn’s indoor and outdoor hurly-burly and getting ready for December 25th (and all that happens between now and then), we often forget that there is…

Back in Black: How Black Friday Got Its…

VALDOSTA - Even Italians are in on the act. Black Friday has spread far and wide. Italians reportedly are fighting over items in typical desperate fashion and they don't even celebrate Thanksgiving. Black Friday either…