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3 children, 3 adults injured after head-on crash in Jackson County
ALFORD, Fla. (WTXL) -Troopers saythree young children and three adults have been hospitalized, some with serious injuries, after a head-on crash in Jackson County.The Florida Highway Patrol says the crash happened on Sunday around 3 p.m. in Alford.Troopers say a 2005 Toyota Prius was driving north o
Who’s running the City of Madison? City Manager walks out and leaves it all behind
After a series of unexpected events, Sarah Anderson vacated her position as City Manager in the middle of the City of Madison Commission meeting on Tuesday, June 12. In attendance were Mayor Ina Thompson and Commissioners Judy Townsend, Jim Catron, Rayne Cooks and Terry Johnson. Also in attendance w
Man dead after Lake City shooting
Lake City, Fla., (WCJB) — Lake City police are investigating after a deadly shooting early Friday morning.
Hamilton County, Jennings to host 4th of July early
JASPER — Hamilton County has decided to follow the Town of Jennings and host 4th of July celebrations early.Jennings is hosting its 4th of July celebration on Friday, June 29, at Cunningham Park, located off U.S. Highway 41.The celebration starts at 6 p.m. with bounce houses, games, music by DJ Salt
Police: Woman hid multiple items in purse, left without paying
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -The Tallahassee Police Department is searching for a woman involved in a theft from a local Hobby Lobby store.TPD says the incident happened on May 25 at the Hobby Lobby store at 3483 Thomasville Road.The suspect came into the store, hid multiple items in a large purse and
Spirit of the Entrepreneur: Furniture Express Beds for Less
Jason A. Smith | The Valdosta Daily TimesChad Van Namee opened Furniture Express Beds for Less in fall of 1999. Since, he has grown his business into a 20,000-square-foot building.
Madison Church of God holds movie night
The Madison Church of God has bought the rights to show the recently released film, “I Can Only Imagine.” The PG-rated movie will be presented on Saturday, June 16, at 6 p.m., in the Family Life Center. The film deals with a father's abuse and how his son overcomes it. Everyone is invited to attend,
What do you do if you encounter a pet in a hot car?
"I've called the cops before," said Kaileigh Kirk, a Valodsta resident. "And if I can't get someone out here, I'd probably break a window."
Watermelon Festivals brings thousands to downtown Monticello
By: Alex Crescenti | WCTV Eyewitness NewsJune 16, 2018MONTICELLO, Fla. (WCTV) -- Saturday morning in Jefferson County, hundreds of people descended upon downtown Monticello for the 68th annual Jefferson County Watermelon Festival.While this two week long festival features everything from art exhibit
Lee Family Dollar prohibits sale of food
On Wednesday, June 13, signs were unexpectedly placed at Family Dollar's storefront in Lee informing the public that all food items were unavailable for purchase at their location. All other goods are still accessible, including clothes, paper products, and other supplies. However, all comestibles a
Heart Matters: Dads must provide discipline, protection
Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there! Being an “on duty” Dad is no small task, but one that is vitally important. It is Dad’s responsibility to provide for and protect their children until they are ready to do that for themselves. So, whether you are waiting up for your son to bring the car
Residents concerned about safety on Miller Street
“The issue is safety,” Caldwell said, adding that there is a school bus stop nearby as well as an autistic child that lives in the area. “You look at the flow of traffic that’s there, it’s all about safety.
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Wild Adventures Celebrates Madison Hometown Day
Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, has announced special discounts for Madison residents, during Madison Hometown Day on Sunday, June 24.
Police searching for suspect in armed robbery at Valdosta Wendy's
By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness NewsJune 14, 2018VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- The Valdosta Police Department is looking for a man accused of stealing cash from a local fast food establishment.Officers responded to a Wendy's restaurant in the 1800 block of West Hill Avenue near Interstate 75 just after
Abbott announces Farmer’s Market in Lee
Saturday, June 9, was the start for Cindy Abbott and the new farmer's market in the Town of Lee, which is open every second Saturday of each month. Now, Abbott is looking forward to Saturday, July 14, and bringing in more vendors and producing support for local farmers and homemade item merchants in
68th annual Monticello Watermelon Festival takes place
Activities will range from local vendors, to fair-style games, and even an Air Dog jumping competition.
Madison sees increase in violent crime
The statistics reflect what are referred to as index crimes, and are divided into violent and property offenses. Violent crimes are categorized as murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Property offenses include burglary, larceny and motor vehicle theft.
South Georgia doctors found guilty for their roles in pill mills
WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, ALVALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -A federal jury found two South Georgia doctors guilty on Thursday for their roles in operating pill mills in Valdosta and Columbus.Doctors William Bacon and Dontus Mbanefo were both arrested after an investigation into pain cli
Federal jury convicts South Georgia doctors
A jury on Wednesday convicted Drs. William Bacon, 82, and Donatus O. Mbanefo, 64, of conspiracy to dispense controlled substances outside the usual course of medical practice and without a legitimate medical purpose at the clinics.