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Driver in ditch charged with DUI
After placing the car in park and removing the keys, the deputy was able to wake the driver after “multiple attempts using an loud voice and having to physically shake” the driver, who appeared disoriented upon gaining consciousness.
Suspects sought in two Valdosta robberies
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) - In South Georgia, police are searching for suspects in two robberies.They say a man robbed employees at gunpoint inside a Valdosta Family Dollar.Police released surveillance video from last Thursday showing a gunman entering the Family Dollar on North Ashley Street.
Indie wrestling plants roots in Valdosta with SCW's Day of Reckoning
“It definitely was a surprise to us as far as the turnout,” Mason said. “We weren’t sure exactly how Valdosta would take to the indie wrestling scene, but it just keeps getting bigger, bigger and bigger, man. These guys come out here and they give 150 percent every single time and the fan reaction’s
Impeach Trump Billboard Taken Down, Battle Ensues | Valdosta Today
By Robin PostellVALDOSTA – The billboard went up, and then it came down.A group called Georgians for the Impeachment of Donald Trump recently leased a billboard from Roger Budd Co.A representative for the group, Tom Hochschild, stated that he signed a contract and paid the first payment installment
Upgrades flying in to Valdosta airport | Valdosta Today
Once those trees are gone, airport officials said that will mean better visibility for pilots, as well as safer landings.
Miller Hardware helps Boys & Girls Club
VALDOSTA – Miller Hardware has scheduled its annual bucket promotion, Monday through Saturday, Aug. 20-25, in conjunction with the Boys & Girls Club of Valdosta. "This week, you can stop by Miller Hardware located at 3137 N. Oak St. Ext. and purchase a large five-gallon bucket for a $5 donation towa
VIDEO: Explosion destroys Georgia coffee shop
Glenn Allen, a spokesman for Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, said late Friday that investigators determined a construction crew installing fiber optic cable in the tiny city of Homerville punctured an underground natural gas line.
Valdosta protest sparks dog safety concerns
By: Emma Wheeler | WCTV Eyewitness NewsAugust 19, 2018VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- Valdosta residents are hitting the streets, asking for answers after a dog was shot earlier this summer.In early June,Kapone, a six-year-old pit bull mix, was shot three times by a probation officer"I heard a bark, then I
“Calling the Dawgs to Tifton:” UGA Tifton campus unveils new bulldog statue
Joseph Jones, a student at UGA’s Tifton campus, led the ceremony’s attendees in “calling the Dawgs,” while students removed the covering hiding the statue.
There Are Over 10 Thrift Stores In This One Georgia City And You'll Want To Visit Them All
Valdosta, Georgia has a pretty fascinating history within the state, much of which is still hidden in different pockets of the city. Today, Valdosta has changed into a thriving city with small businesses and shops opened up all over town. Georgians who have a deep love of thrifting, or who enjoy fin
Riding a camel named Insanity
In an effort to combine as many opinions and egos as possible, the end product is antithetical to the purpose, as the humpbacked, poor-tempered creation, the camel, lacks the sleek body and gentle nature of a horse.
City honored for financial reporting
The certificate of achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management, according to city officials.
Families identify three women injured in Homerville explosion
HOMERVILLE, GA (WALB) -Three Clinch County women remain in a Florida hospital followinga natural gas explosion in Homerville Friday.The three were inside a coffee shop downtown when the blast erupted--leaving the building in shambles.Officials say a customer and two employees of the Coffee Corner on
Mirror Image: Cleaning cars and finding joy
Jason A. Smith | The Valdosta Daily TimesJoshua Barrera, owner of Mirror Image Auto Detailing, works on detailing the outside of a client’s truck on a warm Saturday afternoon.
City of Tifton takes county to court over water system
The letter, which was included in the court filing, said that the city decided to terminate the agreement after a water rate study that looked at water rate equalization between city and county residents called into question the need for the agreement to continue.
Q&A: Three principals join city schools team
Elena Ponder, J.L. Newbern Middle School’s principal, came to the city school system last year as a Valdosta High School teacher. However, she has 18 years of administrative experience in the Brooks County School System, most recently as the Brooks County High School principal.
Up with People: Cities, counties work to manage growth
Population affects anything from the representation in state government to state and federal grants, such as money for roads, that are awarded based on a city or county’s number of residents, he said.
Vehicle stolen from dealership lot
TIFTON — A 2018 Jeep Wrangler valued at $42,955 was recently reported stolen from a car dealership, according to a Tifton Police Department report.
Valdosta Police searching for burglary suspect
The incident occurred on the 4000 block of Brightwell Drive. The suspect stole lottery tickets, cigarettes, money and headphones, according to incident reports.
North Ashley Street Family Dollar robbed
VALDOSTA — In less than a minute, a masked man robbed the Family Dollar on Ashley Street, according to security camera footage.