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BROOKS COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) - A Valdosta man dies from injuries sustained during a car accident in Brooks County. Thomas Eason, 65, of Valdosta died at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital on March 29. On March 27, around 5:05 p.m. Georgia State Patrol was called to a crash with injuries on ...
South Georgia organization celebrates new building in Valdosta ... VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - A South Georgia organization dedicated to cracking down on crime celebrated the opening of its second location. Citizens Against Violence cut the ... The new location is located on East Jane Street in Valdosta.

The City of Valdosta Engineering Department will close Cherry Creek Road from S. Lakeshore Drive to Orr Road, from April 3-6, for road and bridge repairs. The repair work involves correcting some natural shifting on the south side of the Cherry Creek Bridge. The road will close on April 3, at 8:30 a.m., ...
Qualified candidates must be at least 18 year old of age, have no felony convictions, be a US citizen and have a high school diploma or GED. Applicants are asked to bring a complete application (available at gdc.jobs.com), high school diploma or GED transcript, valid driver's license, social security ... Prison
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Lee Baseball Earns 11-0 Shutout Over Valdosta State ... bases, and Wes Albert gave the Flames a second straight weekend start in a convincing 10-0 (run-rule) victory over Valdosta State University on Friday afternoon. ... He worked only 0.2 of an inning and was followed by three other Valdosta hurlers.
Among the Jewish life-cycle events, Passover holds a central corner of family life as preparations are made for spring cleaning, Passover shopping and cooking for two seder meals, as the Golivesky family of Valdosta has held for more than a century, as well as many Jewish households. Passover begins ...
VALDOSTA -- VALDOSTA State University recently partnered with the Lowndes County Historical Society and Museum to give journalism students the opportunity to discover the rich history of VALDOSTA and Lowndes County and bring that history to life through writing. Students from Dr. Ted Geltner's ...
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - Citizens Against Violence in Valdosta has constructed two new teams to patrol high-crime neighborhoods in the hopes of improving safety throughout the city. Patrolman Glenn Bridges says, his main goal is to help recruit younger kids to give them a positive outlook on the ...
VALDOSTA – Rep. Austin Scott visited Valdosta Middle School students participating in the SIFMA Foundation's Capitol Hill Challenge™ program, supported by Charles Schwab. This national 14-week financial education competition pairs individual members of Congress and financial capability ...
VALDOSTA — It all started with a National Geographic article and a failed attempt to visit baboons in Africa. It was the late 1980s, and Dr. Colleen McDonough, now a professor of biology at Valdosta State University, needed a focus for her doctoral research at the University of California, Davis. She wanted ...
Roy Taylor faces one count of Misdemeanor Pointing a Pistol at Another and one count of Misdemeanor Reckless Conduct Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress said. (Source: WALB) ...
Congressman Austin Scott stopped by Valdosta Middle School on Tuesday to show his support in financially educating kids. It is all a part of the SIFMA (Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association) Capital Hill Challenge Stock Market Game which allows kids from across America to compete ...
By Christian Boone ... Kenneth and Jackie Johnson were ordered to pay roughly $300,000 in attorney's fees last August. Their appeal of that ruling was dismissed last week by a Valdosta judge. (October 2013 photo: Mark Niesse/mark.niesse@ajc.com). Posted: 11:53 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2018 ...
VALDOSTA — Believing that no one should fear the night, or the day, Valdosta State University will Take Back the Night at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, in the Student Union Ballroom. Faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees, and friends of Blazer Nation are invited to attend and help shatter the silence and ...
VALDOSTA — The American Sign Language Club at Valdosta State University will present Deaf, Deaf World from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, in the University Center Magnolia Room. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, retirees, and friends of Blazer Nation are invited ...

VALDOSTA — Lowndes County gasoline prices soared in the past week, putting Valdosta among the most expensive gasoline markets in Georgia, according to statistics. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Valdosta Sunday was $2.51, up 15 cents from $2.36 seven days earlier, according ...
City staff are looking to cut down the time drivers are waiting at a red light on Norman Drive and Baytree Road, just east of the Valdosta mall. "It's pretty hectic around lunch time, it gets pretty busy," said Austin Daughtoy, of Valdosta. Waiting for red lights to change to green on Norman Drive and Baytree ...
"With Valdosta State University's solid partnership with local public schools, community agencies and other educational settings, students receive hands-on, practical experience." VSU's early childhood education webpage provides information on the university's bachelor of science in education degree ...
Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce President Myrna Ballard said that herself and the city council are concerned about what this means for residents on the south side of Valdosta. Ballard said that Winn-Dixie on Madison Highway has been a great resource to community members who live in that ...
Crime Scene Technician Tracy Haddix traveled to Meridian Mississippi and began an intense training program for latent print examination in October of 2017 and graduated March 2, 2018. The Valdosta Regional Crime Laboratory sent Haddix to obtain her certification as a latent print examiner with the ...
In collaboration with the Valdosta Housing Authority, develop a plan to gain public and private support for a mixed-use housing development. Continue to operate the city in a fiscally responsible manner. Collaborate with community and regional leaders to continue advocacy efforts on behalf of Moody Air ...
VALDOSTA — “Everybody knows that there's a gun problem, and I'm hoping that somebody says 'enough, let's do something,'” said 84-year-old Paul Ransom. Ransom will speak out against gun violence at a rally hosted by the People's Tribunal at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Serenity Christian Church ...
VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University will present Camp Discovery: Spring Break Edition April 2-6. This Continuing Education-sponsored initiative will feature weeklong morning, afternoon, and all-day enrichment opportunities for community boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth grade. The Camp ...
VALDOSTA — The state's prisons department is investigating the Friday death of a Valdosta State Prison inmate. Guards found an inmate unresponsive in his cell at 11:52 a.m., according to a Georgia Department of Corrections statement. Prison medical staff attempted to revive him and he was pronounced ...
VALDOSTA — The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center at Valdosta State University and the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce SEEDS Business Resource Center are teaming up to present the M-3: Micros, Makers, and Mentors Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on ...
Arrive Alive Tour is at VSU, hoping to show people the dangers of driving drunk and driving distracted. (Source: WALB). Some thought it would be a piece of cake, but the test soon proved that to be wrong. (Source: WALB). There are Bluetooth sensors on the steering wheel and pedals and screens for ...
Kimberly Cannon | The Valdosta Daily Times Valdosta State University Police featured a rollover simulator at its drunk driving awareness event Wednesday evening. ... VALDOSTA — Spring break is approaching but Valdosta State University police has students' safety on its mind rather than vacation.
VALDOSTA — Three City of Valdosta employees were awarded Employee of the Month for organizing a proper burial for a deceased coworker. At a Valdosta City Council meeting Thursday, public-works employees Charles Brantley, Lawrence McCoy and Gloria White were presented with a plaque and ...
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - A group of student musicians from Georgia have gone overseas to bring jazz to China. The seven-member honors jazz combo from Valdosta State University is on a weeklong trip to perform a series of concerts in China, give a seminar on innovation and creativity in music and ...
VALDOSTA — The Valdosta branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recently welcomed approximately 100 middle school girls from the South Georgia region to Valdosta State University for the 20th annual Sister-to-Sister Summit. The theme of this year's summit was “Connecting ...
(WCTV) -- The Valdosta Police Department has arrested a man accused in an overnight armed robbery at a local business. At approximately 2:45 a.m. Thursday, VPD officers responded to an armed robbery at a business in the 700 block of South Patterson Street. Employees told responding officers that as ...
But the city of Valdosta has taken the first steps to decrease those wait times which will ultimately put money back into your pocket. "We have been studying the intersections of Baytree and Norman for several years now, we had a company to come in and do research and data studies to see if it warranted ...
VALDOSTA — The Georgia State Senate and House of Representatives recently proclaimed March 12 Valdosta State University Day at the Capitol. It was an opportunity for Dr. Richard A. Carvajal, VSU president, to discuss the university's 100-plus-year-old tradition of educating leaders and serving the ...
VALDOSTA —A Valdosta High School student is a finalist for the National Speech & Debate Association 2018 Exemplary Student Service Award. Valdosta High School student Patrick Childress is one of six individuals selected for utilizing the skills they learned through speech and debate to go above and ...
The Valdosta City Board of Education met Tuesday night, but not one word was discussed about the school bus drivers' demands or threats of a strike. (Source: WALB). VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -. The Valdosta City Board of Education met Tuesday night, but not one word was discussed about the school bus ...
Brent crude, used to price international oils, gained 92 cents, or 1.4 percent, to close at $67.31 a barrel in London. The pickup in oil prices helped lift energy sector stocks. Newfield Exploration led the pack, climbing $1.20, or 5.1 percent, to $24.66. Terry Richards is senior reporter at The Valdosta Daily ...
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- On Monday one Valdosta hair salon served those who have served our country. Spruced Hair Studio donated hair cuts to local veterans. Together with the Valdosta Office of Veterans Affairs, organizers were also donating gift bags, snacks and had a rafffle drawing for prizes.
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- The Valdosta Police Department arrested a man on charges of possession drugs and a firearms. VPD says the Lowndes County 911 Center received an emergency call from a cell phone on Friday, Feb. 16. Authorities say while no one was talking to the dispatcher, they could still ...
VALDOSTA — The state's prisons department is investigating the Friday death of a Valdosta State Prison inmate. Guards found an inmate unresponsive in his cell at 11:52 a.m., according to a Georgia Department of Corrections statement. Prison medical staff attempted to revive him and he was pronounced ...
VALDOSTA – Nora Henry said she prayed every day of the past 24 years for the release of her son, Donald Phillips, from prison. "I prayed and prayed for him to get out," she said Thursday, Feb. 22. "I had faith I would see him again. Free. They didn't want to loose him but they had to loose him." Wednesday ...
Valdosta University to Host South Georgia Film Festival ... VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — Student films, a Southern gothic thriller and a feature-length documentary about giant rodents will be hitting the screen at the ... The three-day festival that opens March 2 and is being hosted by Valdosta State University.
Submitted photoGeorgia Power awards a $2,500 check to the South Georgia Film Festival on Jan. 29 and is a major partner in the regional economic and community event. Pictured from left: Sementha Mathews, City of Valdosta Public Information Officer; Jason Brown, Assistant Professor of Mass Media, ...
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL)- A caretaker was arrested in Valdosta for the abuse of disabled patients. Ariel Robinson, 24, was arrested on Thursday. On Feb. 16, The Valdosta Police Department responded to the Parkwood Development Center, a care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities, about a ...
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - Corrections officials in Georgia say they're investigating the apparent suicide of an inmate. The Georgia Department of Corrections said in news release Thursday that corrections officers found inmate Joel Domingues unresponsive in his cell at Valdosta State Prison around 6:40 p.m. ...
VALDOSTA — The College of Arts and Sciences and Department of Biology at Valdosta State University will present "Science Saturday: Fabulous Creatures and Where to Find Them," 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 24, Hugh C. Bailey Science Center. "Science Saturday: Fabulous Creatures and Where to Find ...
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL)- A 27-year-old woman has been arrested after police found her to be in possession of more than a pound of marijuana and multiple stolen guns. Sade Thompson had stolen firearms recovered from an apartment that was within an 1/4 of a mile from two child daycare facilities.
The weather has warmed up just enough in South Georgia for outdoor activities to start back up. Valdosta-Lowndes Parks and Recreation will have its first Movies in the Park event of the year Friday night at Drexel Park. The movie of choice is the 2017 Disney version of "Beauty and the Beast" starring ...
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL)- Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, Ga. revealed its 2018 Concert and Special Events lineup on Thursday. The lineup will include performances from Vanilla Ice, Tone-Loc, among many others, as well as car shows, wrestling events and summer fireworks. “We've been hard ...


 

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