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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 ...

Pictured are Angela Bray, stormwater manager; Justin Atchinson, Valdosta State Union ground supervisor; Geri Powell, resident; Amy Hall, tree commission member; Monica Haynes, tree commission chairman; Mayor John Gayle, Stephanie Blanton, plans coordinator technician; Emily Davenport, assistant ...
Valdosta -- Valdosta State University Theatre and Dance will present "Book of Days" Feb. 22-28 in the Lab Theatre. Tickets are on sale now. Written by acclaimed playwright Lanford Wilson, "Book of Days" is about a murder that "roars through a small Missouri town," leading one resident to begin "her ...
Valdosta -- The Valdosta State University Planetarium will present "Larry: Cat in Space" at 7 p.m., 8 p.m., and 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23. This presentation is free of charge and open to the public. A full-dome show created by Loch Ness Productions, "Larry: Cat in Space" is a playful, imaginative cartoon ...
Valdosta, GA. (WCTV) - Minds around Lowndes County are coming together to keep the region moving forward. One Valdosta-Lowndes is a new committee made up of Lowndes County and Valdosta city staff, the Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority, along with community partners like ...
Valdosta, GA. (WCTV) -- The community is rallying around a 1-year-old lab mix named, Annie. The dog is still sporting the same friendly tail wag as always. However, one look at Annie and you can see her life is far from ordinary. Court documents show it happened last month; an anonymous caller ...
Valdosta City school District bus drivers rallied together Monday in Saunders Park to speak out against intolerable working conditions. This parent has two children who attend W.G. Nunn Elementary and Valdosta High. She says without the bus drivers, the kids won't have a way to school. "It's a 100% help, ...
Valdosta -- Tommy Nijem, 47, will step into the ring for his first certified fight in the International Kickboxing Federation Saturday, Feb. 24. Nijem will go toe to toe with Jose Perez, a retired United States Army officer. Perez is a ranked masters division amateur boxer by the USA Boxing Organization and a ...
I asked Dr. Todd Cason, superintendent of Valdosta City schools, about the incident: "My athletic director and head coach have secured statements from those who may have heard the exchange. Upon receiving, I will contact the school, superintendent, Georgia high school Association, and Professional ...
Valdosta -- Valdosta State University will unite to take a stand against slavery and human trafficking from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, at the student Union. The Shine a Light on Slavery Day event will include a special ceremony from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the steps of the Student Union.
Valdosta -- Gasoline prices in Valdosta fell last week, following state and national trends, according to statistics. The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in the city Sunday was $2.36, down from $2.43 a gallon seven days earlier, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report. The lowest ...

Valdosta -- Two adults and one juvenile are in custody after multiple law-enforcement agencies found stolen items in a Valdosta home. Valdosta police Chief Brian Childress said Tuesday law-enforcement agencies from Georgia and Florida received a warrant to search a home at the 800 block of ...
Valdosta -- The number of discipline referrals during the 2016-17 school year decreased for five Valdosta City schools while suspension numbers increased for six schools. The most significant changes in the number of discipline referrals were with the two city middle schools, one with an increase and ...
Valdosta, GA (WALB) - Just after midnight on Tuesday, January 23, Lowndes County 911 got a report of someone taking items from a neighbor's vehicle. Officers dispatched to the area soon found a young man who fit the description, carrying a pair of gray Nike Air Jordan sneakers and a teal woman's ...
Valdosta - A Valdosta man claims he was hit in the face and robbed by masked men who forcibly entered his residence Monday night, according to a Valdosta police Department report. The resident said a man he knows helped the masked men gain access to the residence. At approximately 9:30 p.m. ...
Valdosta - Valdosta ranks medium-low on an "economic dynamism" index. Economists with the Federal Reserve bank of Atlanta met with Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce and community leaders in early January to get a sneak peek at the FRB's economic outlook projections.
The average price of gasoline in Valdosta Sunday was $2.44, six cents higher than the average of $2.38 seven days earlier, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report. The lowest price reported in the city Sunday was $2.29 at a North St. Augustine retailer, according to the price tracking website ...
Valdosta, GA. (WTXL) - The City of Valdosta is helping count the number of homeless families and individuals in Georgia. The Valdosta Neighborhood Development Division is working as part of a statewide effort through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA). Valdosta is coordinating the ...
Valdosta, GA. -- Lowndes County Public Works will host a free, scrap tire recycling event Jan. 6 and Jan. 13, 550 Gil Harbin Industrial Boulevard, according to county officials. Volunteers will accept tires from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. each day, according to a county press release. Residents may bring up to 50 tires ...
Valdosta -- Weighing in at 7 pounds and 12 ounces, Nolan Mitchell was the first baby born in Lowndes County for 2018. At 1:44 p.m. Monday, New Year's Day, Patrick and Brigitte Mitchell welcomed their first child into the new year at South Georgia Medical Center. Nolan was the only baby born that day ...
County public information officer Paige Dukes is encouraging residents to stay off the roadways if possible. A winter storm warning remains in place for much of South Georgia through noon today. Dukes said early Wednesday that "too many motorists are on the road this morning, most overpasses and ...
LOWNDES COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) -- Every day, people pass Ernie Matchett on the street countless times without a backward glance. "They say 'You're homeless,' then ride right by," he said. "You're wandering the streets, staying in abandoned houses or buildings with no electricity, no lights, no water.".
CSX crews are on scene dealing with the crash at this time. No hazardous material reported, just empty box cars. The Valdosta police Department is asking for all residents to stay off the roads unless travel is absolutely necessary. Use extreme caution when traveling as more ice is expected to form during ...
Valdosta, GA. (WTXL) - Valdosta and Lowndes County are expecting some ice, especially on the bridges. Public works crews will be monitoring the area throughout the night. Take your time driving. The wind is already picking up in the area. You're encouraged to check on your neighbors and make sure ...
Interstate 10 in both directions from Exit 209 (Leon County) to Exit 258 (Madison County) due to overpasses freezing over. Highway 90 from Jefferson County to Leon County. For motorists entering Leon County from Jefferson County, Highway 90 has been closed due to ice on the bridge. If you still need to ...
This year's list recognizes former Valdosta City manager Larry Hanson, who served as the city manager for 22 years. After retiring, he became the Georgia Municipal Association executive director. Other big names who made the list include Gov. Nathan Deal and newly elected Atlanta mayor and Florida ...
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler stated that metro Valdosta's jobs, employment and labor force numbers grew in November, as unemployment insurance claims declined, according to a City of Valdosta press release. "This is a great jobs report," Butler said in a statement. "For the year, all ...
Valdosta -- Valdosta State University's Mu Zeta chapter of Beta Alpha Psi was recently recognized as a Superior Chapter by the Beta Alpha Psi Board of Directors. The Mu Zeta chapter was granted the designation as a result of its work and achievements during the 2016-2017 academic year. Chapter ...
Valdosta -- Valdosta State University's Cara Robinson recently placed fourth at the the 2017 Capsim Fall Challenge, an online business simulation competition featuring contestants from 104 universities in 14 countries. In the finals, Robinson and five other students competed for eight hours to see who ...
Valdosta -- The United States Department of State recently recognized Valdosta State University for its involvement in the Congress-Bundestag youth Exchange for Young Professionals, a program that allows German and American students to live, study, and intern abroad for a year on full scholarships.
However, this year, Valdosta has seen one too many. "All this horrible killing, shooting, and robbing needs to stop," says Glen Bridges, with citizens Against Violence. The Valdosta police Department says they've seen eight homicides so far this year. Last year, they also worked a total of eight. "Why is this ...
Valdosta, GA. (WCTV) -- The Valdosta police Department is getting its first look at brand new police body cameras. The department is set to get 117 new body cams, replacing VPD's current cameras. The upgrade will cost the department $450,000 over a three-year period. VPD says the new camera ...
Valdosta, GA. (WCTV) -- It's beginning to look and sound a lot like Christmas in downtown Valdosta. Local families found Santa busy at work among the Frasier firs on Sunday. "It warms my heart to do this," says the Santa at the Urban garden. Stacey Griffin owns the Urban Garden. He says he's happy to ...
Valdosta -- Gasoline prices in Lowndes County held steady during the last week, according to statistics. The average price of a gallon of regular fuel in Sunday was $2.32, unchanged from a week before, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report. The lowest gasoline price reported in the city ...
Valdosta -- Hundreds gathered on either side of Patterson Street for the annual Valdosta Christmas Parade Saturday evening. +3. Hundreds attend Valdosta parade. Sarah Warrender | The Valdosta Daily TimesMichael Thomas, VHS band director, in the Valdosta Christmas Parade, Dec. 2. The parade ...
SubmittedEvery year the Outback Riders of Valdosta build a float to run ... The Greater Valdosta Community Christmas Parade will be at 5 p.m. ...
Valdosta-- Georgia Gives, a collaboration of Georgia Center for Nonprofits and #GivingTuesday, a global giving movement, will both be ...
Submitted PhotoThe 2017 Valdosta State University Presidential Excellence Award recipients, who were recognized at fall convocation, are ...
MOULTRIE, Ga. -- The community performance of Handel's "Messiah" has been a Christmas tradition in Moultrie for many years, although it is ...
File Photo: Derrek Vaughn | The Valdosta Daily TimesThe Empty Stocking ... The Valdosta Daily Times started the Empty Stocking Fund in the ...
Kemet Universal said Thursday will be a 'family affair' as it prepares for its Thanksgiving Feast at the St. John AME Church in Valdosta.
Valdosta, GA. (WCTV) -- A Valdosta family is missing a loved one during the Thanksgiving holiday and fighting to bring her back home.
Valdosta -- Physical chemistry students at Valdosta State University are working to develop a new and more efficient method of producing ...
About 4:20 Tuesday morning, November 20, Valdosta police officers responded to a report of someone breaking into a resident's vehicle on ...


 

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