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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.
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
Valdosta suffers spill at wastewater plant
At about 10:45 p.m., a storm that dumped 1.5 inches of rain caused a malfunction at the Mud Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, according to a statement from city officials Tuesday afternoon.
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.
Second Chances: Probation can offer hope, secure convictions
“It's a great and rewarding feeling as an officer. A lot of times, people will look at us as the bad guy and that we do things to harm people,” Pollard said. “It’s always a rewarding and fulfilling moment when you know that you’ve gone the extra mile to help someone and in turn that person can turn
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.”
Valdosta valve exercise begins Aug. 15
VALDOSTA — The City of Valdosta utility crews will be conducting a valve exercise August 15-16.The exercise is intended to locate the valves required to repair the fire hydrant at Stillwater Drive and North Forrest Street. It is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. August 15 and end at 4 a.m. August 16.Acc
Federal suspect caught in Veterans Parkway traffic stop
Police were pursuing a car driven by Robert Simpson after receiving a tip that he was in the area, according to Steve Exum, an FBI Gang Task Force officer with the Moultrie Police Department.
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Valdosta airport passenger bridge now complete
The project has been about seven years in the making, with a price tag of close to $1.4 million. It includes a new lobby, as well as a near $900,000 extending passenger bridge.
Quitman Shooting Victim Found Sunday Night | Valdosta Today
Jasmine Davis, 29, was found shot in an alley off South Culpepper Street in Quitman last night between 10:30-11:30 p.m.
The Front Porch: Business brings desserts to Valdosta
VALDOSTA — Chris Adams’ mom, Lesia Foelker, has been baking goods for as long as he can remember.
Songwriters to play at Playhouse
To be held 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, the Downtown Valdosta Songwriters Showcase will feature performances from Nashville writers Greg Barnhill and Johnny Bulford and Valdosta musician Joe Smothers.
Homicide investigation launched after victim found shot in Quitman
Authorities say the victim was found by a passerby at approximately 10:20 p.m. Sunday in an alley off of South Culpepper Street. Investigators say the victim, 29-year-old Jasmine Davis, had suffered a gunshot wound.
Valdosta gas prices hold steady
The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the city Sunday was $2.70, the same as seven days earlier, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report.
Family of murdered woman seeks answers, closure
“Oh, Candy was funny,” Jewett said. “She was free-hearted, she laughed… I told her all the time that when she laughed she sounded like an old cackling hen.”
'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.
YEA! applications being accepted
Submitted photo: Caleb Hunter is joined by his father and mother during an interview with YEA! Program Director, DeWayne Johnson. Local families like the Hunters are taking advantage of the summer to secure the limited number of slots for students in the 20-week YEA! program for middle school and hi