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Valdosta Police investigating armed robbery
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL)- The Valdosta Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place Tuesday night in Valdosta.On Tuesday, at about 10:00 p.m., VPD responded to an apartment in the 1400 block of Baytree Drive in response to an armed robbery.
Lanier man sentenced on meth charge
Wallace H. "Wally" Hendley, 55, of Lakeland was sentenced to 65 months in federal prison by senior U.S. District Judge Hugh Lawson in Valdosta, according to a justice department statement.
Fire damages Lee Street house
There were no injuries reported, according to city officials. The total damage estimate is $21,000, and the Valdosta Fire Department Fire Marshal Office is investigating the cause of the fire.
Preseason Maxwell Ratings predict tough road ahead for Valdosta
“It’s always going to be like that,” Rodemaker said. “Ever since we began playing in 6A, and I don’t know how Valdosta’s schedule has been the last 100 years, but I’d put this one the last two years up against any of them schedule wise.”
Jasper city clerk fired Monday
JASPER — The Jasper City Council voted to fire City Clerk Jennifer Hightower Monday night.The investigation by Allen Norton & Blue, PA of two hostile working environment complaints have been completed.According to the report from Allen Norton & Blue, PA, neither Hightower’s complaint against former
Outdoor heaven at Home Field Advantage Farmstead
Whether you're looking for a place to lay down in beautiful soft grass and gaze at the star-filled night sky or just a quick overnight, indoor stay, Jennifer and Bart Moore invite you to their 40-acre paradise where everything and anything is possible.
Of the Forrest Street controversy
First, a disclaimer; even though my first name is Forrest, I was named for my father, not the general nor the black contractor of the circa 1860s (I did however suffer through a period of my life when I endured the nickname of “Trees”). So I claim no special gift in determining the right or wrong of
Charges made after dog found dead inside crate
Last month, Lowndes County officials were calledout to a wooded area near the intersection of Park Avenue and Forrest Street. A dog, known by those who found her as Ann Angel, was found dead inside of a crate.
City of Valdosta reports spill of 135,000 gallons of sewage from Mud Creek plant
The city says around 10:45 p.m. on Monday, the plant had a clarifier malfunction due to a storm that saw around 1.5 inches of rain within ours, causing the clarifier to become clogged with debris from the large amounts of flow entering the plant.
Valdosta firefighters wake sleeping residents in burning home
By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsAugust 15, 2018VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- The Valdosta Fire Department says when a fire broke out at a residence late last night, firefighters had to wake up the sleeping residents inside because the home's smoke alarms were not working.The scene unfolded around 10:36 p.m. Tuesd
Authorities responding to overturned semi truck in Thomasville
By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsAugust 15, 2018THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) -- Authorities are on the scene of an overturned semi truck on Broad Street in Thomasville.The Thomasville Police and Fire departments are on the scene.Authorities say they're unsure of what caused the crash at this time.Officials are de
Hamilton County Football Coach Resigns
JASPER, Fl. (WTXL)- Hamilton County High School is looking for a new head football coach. WTXL learned Monday that Ric Whittington, who was hired in March, has resigned.
Man may face charges after wild ride
Deputies were called to the Ag-Pro headquarters off Highway 84 around 4 p.m. Tuesday as the man, identified later as Albert Mote, 61, of Valdosta, was spinning in circles.
High School No Huddle: Valdosta
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- There wasn't a lot of winning on the Wildcat side of Winnersville in 2017, as Valdosta went 4-7 and post its first losing season of the decade.
Firefighters extinguish blaze at vacant Valdosta house
By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness NewsAugust 14, 2018VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- Crews with the Valdosta Fire Department put out a fire at a house on South Lee Street late Saturday night.Firefighters were dispatched to a structure fire in the 800 block of South Lee Street just before 11:30 p.m.VFD says
Wiregrass Goodwill classes accepting new students
VALDOSTA — The Adult Education program of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now accepting new students to enroll in free GED and English-as-a-Second language classes at the Goodwill Career Center.New student orientation will be held 2-5 p.m. on August 20.The Goodwill Career Center is located a
'We're back':Valdosta rolls in scrimmage against Glynn Academy
Coming off a season in which Valdosta averaged fewer than 20 points and 200 yards per contest, the offensive explosion was a welcome sight, even if the game it doesn’t stand in the record books.
Lake Park wants to keep same millage rate
However, because the property value of homes in Valdosta-Lowndes County were increased by the tax assessors, the tax digest has increased. Because of the increase in the tax digest, home owners in Lake Park may see an increase in property taxes in 2019.
#WTXLFNF Camp Chat: Lafayette Hornets
MAYO, Fl. (WTXL)- The Lafayette Hornets are coming off a stellar 2017 campaign. They finished 9-2, and made the postseason. Mayo returns a lot of people off that team.Back off that team? Quarterback Jaxon Beach, who threw for over over 2,000 yards and 28 touchdowns, as well as the Hornets leading ru
Remembering Suwannee: Haddon’s devotion improved LOFD
+1Chief Luke Haddon in the driver's seat of a fire engine in the early 1900s.Last week we began a discussion about Chief Luke Haddon of Live Oak. Today, we continue…Appointed as fire chief in 1918, Luke Haddon remained Live Oak Fire Chief for the next 42 years, until his death by heart attack in 196