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Second time not the charm for loud music complaint

MOULTRIE, Ga. -- A Norman Park man who turned his music down when police asked him to decided to rock out after the officer left, resulting in two officers returning and arresting him. At about 3:36 a.m. on Sept. 17, a Colquitt County Sheriff's Office deputy responded to a report of loud music in th

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 00:15:00

Never say never: Shania Twain finds new voice after illness

FILE - This Aug. 28, 2017 file photo shows Shania Twain performing at the opening night ceremony of the 2017 U.S. Open Tennis Championships in New York. When the queen of country pop contracted Lyme's disease, she thought her singing career was over. Twain says the process of finding her voice again

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 11:10:42

4 from Tifton charged in shoplifting case

MOULTRIE, Ga. - Several local law enforcement officers responded Monday to a report of a shoplifting when word went out that one of the shoplifters had a gun on his hip. Four Tifton residents - three women and a man - face shoplifting charges after a traffic stop. Three Moultrie Police Department of

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 17:00:00

Irma's Georgia damage assessments underway

ATLANTA - Astrid Palomares boarded up her Colquitt County home, stocked up on bottled water and food, and awaited Irma's fury. So when Hurricane Irma weakened to a tropical storm before thrashing its way through southwest Georgia, the Norman Park woman was relieved. But that relief soon morphed into

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 22:20:00

Reward rises to $2,500 in hunt for Mattie Harris's killer

MOULTRIE, Ga. - As a second month has passed since a beloved Moultrie woman was slain outside her residence, a reward has been increased for information leading to her killer's arrest. Mattie Green Harris was found dead on the morning of July 18 at her 421 Third Ave. N.W. residence. The 68-year-old

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 17:00:00

City predicts 6-8 weeks for storm clean-up

MOULTRIE, Ga. - A City of Moultrie work crew picks up debris piled beside Fourth Avenue Northeast late Friday morning, Sept. 22. The limbs and other yard waste were mostly debris blown down by Tropical Storm Irma on Sept. 11. City Manager Pete Dillard said at Tuesday's City Council meeting that he e

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 22:58:00

UPDATE: Police: Surveillance video shows boy taking dog

MOULTRIE, Ga. - A Colquitt County woman's surveillance showed a boy taking her dog on Wednesday after he had been there recently asking about the puppy. Kelsey Lane, of the 100 block of Brandi Drive, told police that the video showed the boy enter her yard and take her 6-month-old female, tan Chihua

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 14:54:00

Band showcase marches to town

VALDOSTA - Valdosta High School Marchin' Cats offers regional bands the chance to strut their stuff Tuesday, Sept. 26, with the Seventh Annual Southern Open. The Southern Open Marching Band Exhibition allows South Georgia bands a chance to present their shows without the pressure of competing agains

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 10:00:00

Authority OKs physician recruitment plan

VALDOSTA - To combat the decrease of physicians and the increase in demand, the Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County approved a new physician recruitment plan during a meeting Wednesday. The recruitment plan includes benefits to incentivize more physicians coming to and staying in Valdo

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 17:00:00

Violinist ready for orchestra romance, challenges

VALDOSTA - A guest violinist is ready for the challenges of her performance with the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra and believes the audience should be ready for a powerful encounter. Renowned violinist Corinne Stillwell is the guest artist scheduled to perform Glazunov's Violin Concerto in A Minor thi

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-22 20:00:00

Fundraiser to help feed senior citizens

VALDOSTA - Break Bread Together and Leadership Lowndes Group Three are selling chicken dinner plates to benefit the local Meals on Wheels chapter. "Get a Meal, Give a Meal" tickets are $10 each and are on sale through Monday, Sept. 25. Anyone who purchases a ticket will get a chicken dinner plate w

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-22 16:00:00

City picks up tons of Irma debris

VALDOSTA - City crews have picked up more than a million pounds of debris in the wake of Hurricane Irma last week. During the Valdosta City Council meeting Thursday, Larry Hanson, city manager, gave an Irma damage and clean-up update. As of mid-day Thursday, the public works department had picked up

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-22 14:00:00

Teacher Spotlight: Dela Carroll

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. Dela Carroll has been teaching for more than 30 years, but recently her teaching has been benefiting James Madison Preparatory High School (JMPHS). At JMPHS, she teaches high school Hope/Physical Education and Critical Thinking. Carroll received her teaching deg

GREENEPUBLISHING.COM - 2017-09-21 15:22:52

Development Authority working to create strategic plan

VALDOSTA - The Valdosta-Lowndes Development Authority wants the community to come together. The authority and several local entities have been discussing joint efforts to create a community strategic plan. Development Authority Executive Director Andrea Schruijer said her staff attended community st

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 19:00:00

Rhino Virtuoso: Wild Adventures to auction rhino paintings

Derrek Vaughn | The Valdosta Daily TimesLisa Henderson wipes paint off of Graham's lip after the rhino painted a canvas at Wild Adventures Theme Park. Graham, the 18-year-old Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros, is quite an artist, painting a set of canvases that will be raffled off Saturday. "World Rhino

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 18:00:00

EDITORIAL: Police held to same standard

Once again Valdosta Chief of Police Brian Childress has shown he is a man of integrity and that his department will be held to the highest standards. When an officer was involved in a traffic accident, driving without his lights on, he was ticketed. It was the right thing to do. Police must never

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

Five from Branford competed for National Forestry Queen title

BRANFORD, Fla. - Five ladies from Branford headed to Tifton, Ga., at the beginning of September to compete for United States National Forestry Queen titles. Those competing were Stacy Young, Ashlee Combee, Zamaria Granado, Kelsey Bass and Britney Montero. Young, the agriculture teacher at Branford H

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 15:00:00

ABAC economic impact nearly $370 million

A study by the University System of Georgia finds that Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton has an annual economic impact of nearly $370 million. (Photo: ABAC) TIFTON - A study conducted by the University of Georgia has found that Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College had an economic impact

ALBANY HERALD - 2017-09-21 18:33:00

'A is for Azure': Tifton artist works on children's book

TIFTON - The new children's book, "A is for Azure: the alphabet in colors" takes young readers through the 26 letters of the alphabet while introducing them to a color for each letter. It's the first book for Tifton artist Donna Falcone, and while it's not a story book, it still has a story behind i

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 18:26:00

Moultrie council passes $51 million budget, lower tax rate

MOULTRIE, Ga. - The Moultrie City Council approved a $51 million budget Tuesday night that includes a significant tax cut. Council proposed the budget with a millage rate of 9.935 at a meeting Sept. 5, but had to give final approval on Tuesday. Fiscal Year 2017 starts Oct. 1. The millage rate is alm

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 00:59:00