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No FOG, no clog

VALDOSTA - From 20-pound Thanksgiving turkeys to Christmas morning baked hams, tis the season for greasy cooking, but city residents should be mindful about what they do with their grease. In the City of Valdosta there are roughly 300 miles of sewer lines flowing with waste. If those lines become cl


VSU hosts artificial intelligence event

VALDOSTA - Valdosta State University's Office of Extended Learning recently hosted the Artificial Intelligence Symposium to explore how emerging technology is transforming higher education. The event examined what colleges and universities should expect in the future in regards to AI, which is the

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-23 17:00:00

Time to fill the Empty Stocking

VALDOSTA - More than 1,000 South Georgia children will have a brighter Christmas morning this year thanks to the annual Empty Stocking Fund and the continued generosity of The Valdosta Daily Times' readers. Salvation Army Lt. Tasha Thomas said the organization will schedule registered parents to pic

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-22 20:00:00

Clarence Alonzo "Buddy" Blalock

Clarence Alonzo "Buddy" Blalock, 88, died Monday, Nov. 20, at South Georgia Medical Center, in Valdosta. He was born in Madison, where he lived most of his life. He was an accountant for Firestone Tire Company and a member of First United Methodist Church. Blalock is survived by two sons: Clarence A

GREENEPUBLISHING.COM - 2017-11-22 21:06:04

Treehouse Children's Advocacy Center has a new home

Patti Dozier/Times-EnterpriseJackla Lawson, The Treehouse executive director, works in a room that today is where abused children are interviewed at the facility's new housing at 510 Gordon Ave. Patti Dozier/Times-EnterpriseThe Treehouse staff hangs the sign at the facility's new address - 510 Gordo


VSU honors former Colquitt County teacher

VALDOSTA, Ga. - Robin Hines is the recipient of Valdosta State University's 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award for the James L. and Dorothy H. Dewar College of Education and Human Services. "I am both humbled and honored to be recognized by my school," Hines said. "I have always held VSU in high regar


Rotary presents check to VPD

VALDOSTA - The Valdosta Rotary Club presented the Valdosta Police Department with a grant worth $2,408 Thursday. The grant will help the department buy a video-enhancement software system to aid in criminal investigations, including human trafficking cases, homicides and shootings, according to a VP


Police arrest 17-year-old in car break-in

VALDOSTA - Valdosta Police Department charged Elishua Foster, 17, early Monday morning with entering an automobile with intent to commit theft and obstruction of a law enforcement officer. According to a VPD report, officers responded to a report of someone breaking into a resident's vehicle and att


3 teens charged in murder of Lyft driver in April

MAYWOOD, Ill. - Three teenagers from Maywood have been charged with murdering a Lyft driver. Police say Trevon Thomas, 19, Denarvis Mendenhall, 19, and a 16-year-old male took part in the shooting death of 53-year-old Lyft driver Adaranijo Adekunte on April 26 in Des Plaines. Adekunte was found in h

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-23 13:09:46

Maywood Teens, Juvenile Charged In Murder Of Lyft Driver: Cops

OAK PARK, IL - Two Maywood teens and a juvenile have been charged with fatally shooting a Lyft driver in April. Maywood police arrested Trevon Thomas and Denaris Mendenhall, both 19, along with a 16-year-old boy, in connection with the death of Adekunte M. Adaranijo, of Des Plaines. Police started

PATCH - 2017-11-23 03:08:07

Crowds Gather For Thanksgiving Day Parade

CHICAGO (CBS) - A big and festive crowd lined State Street in the Loop for the annual McDonald's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade stepped off onto sunny skies on a brisk but bearable morning. Marching bands, cultural acts, Ronald McDonald, Santa and the pirate Jack Sparrow all in attendance. This

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-23 10:43:41

3 People, Pets Evacuated After Early Morning Fire In Naperville

NAPERVILLE, IL - Naperville firefighters evacuated three residents and their pets were from a burning home early Friday morning. Naperville Fire Department Bureau Chief Thomas Moran said the home in the 800 block of Whispering Hills Drive was left uninhabitable by the fire. A resident in the home ca

PATCH - 2017-11-24 12:23:24

Indoor Farmer's Market Comes to First Congregational of GE

Indoor Winter Farmers Market to Be Held in Glen Ellyn Market offers community members an opportunity to purchase food from local farmers and vendors First Congregational Church of Glen Ellyn in Chicago's western suburbs is Co-hosting one of Faith in Place'sitinerant indoor Winter Farmers Markets on

PATCH - 2017-11-23 22:00:00

Shoppers Rush Out To Woodfield Mall For Black Friday Deals

CHICAGO (CBS) - Shoppers across the city and suburbs are rushing out to store to take advantange of all the Black Friday deals. CBS 2's Susanna Song is at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg among the crowds of shoppers. CBS: Why did you choose Woodfield Mall? "This year we wanted to come to Woodfield be

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 08:40:53

Glen Ellyn Extends Yard Waste Collection Deadline

GLEN ELLYN, IL - Glen Ellyn residents have a little more time to gather up those broken branches, fallen leaves, and errant pinecones this year. The village has extended its yard waste collection deadline until Monday, Dec. 4. Composting will still be available every other week. Yard waste stickers

PATCH - 2017-11-23 15:48:30

Lombard home uninhabitable after fire, no injuries reported

A house fire Wednesday night in west suburban Lombard left the home uninhabitable, but no injuries were reported. Firefighters were called about 8:30 p.m. to a home on fire in the 1100 block of School, according to the Lombard Fire Department. The house was in flames when crews arrived and a vehicle

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-23 23:47:00

Scenes from Repton: Tiny railroad town once home to renowned hospital

On a recent road trip, I came across the tiny-but-quaint Repton, a Conecuh County town with a population of 282. The town, incorporated in 1899, was once home to the only hospital between Selma, Ala., and Century, Fla. At its peak, the town had about 422 residents. Despite the fact that much of the


Driver used phone moments before deadly crash, police say

(NTV) (Holdrege, NE) A woman is facing charges after being accused of using her phone moments before hitting and killing a pedestrian. According to court records, on June 28 Cattarina Stock, 24 hit an 86-year-old pedestrian as he crossed a cross walk in Holdrege. The pedestrian, Aldon Thieszen later

NEBRASKATV - 2017-11-23 07:36:25

Early morning preparations underway for KoC Community Thanksgiving

Volunteers in Kearney are busy at the Knight of Columbus preparing for the free Community Thanksgiving. Guests can come enjoy a warm, home cooked turkey dinner from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Volunteers in Kearney are busy at the Knight of Columbus preparing for the free Community Thanksgiving. Guests

NEBRASKATV - 2017-11-23 09:21:01

Diabetic Eye Disease Intv.

An eye condition can develop among people with diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy is growing among Americans. According to the Center for Disease Control, the number of people with the question is expected to more than double by 2050. They say in 2010, an estimated 7.7 million Americans had the conditio

NEBRASKATV - 2017-11-23 08:14:10