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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

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

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

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

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

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

Valdosta's jobless rate shrinks

VALDOSTA - Metro Valdosta's jobless rate dipped slightly in August, according to the Georgia Department of Labor. The area's unemployment rate in August was 4.8 percent, down from 4.9 percent in July, according to a labor department statement. "The August numbers show Metro Valdosta's economy and ou

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-22 13:30:00

The Glass Ceiling: Women work hard to shatter barriers

VALDOSTA - A Thomasville business executive, who also happens to be a Georgia legislator and a woman, knows what to do with high-heeled shoes and a glass ceiling. "Wear stilettos and break it," Darlene Taylor said. In her fourth term as the Georgia House District 173 representative, Taylor is also t

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

EDITORIAL: Gender inequality is a thing

Deborah, judge of Israel. Cleopatra. Joan of Arc. Elizabeth I. Queen Victoria. Catherine the Great. Sacajawea. Marie Curie. Golda Meir. Indira Ghandi. Sandra Day O'Connor. Margaret Thatcher. Powerful. Influential. History makers. Women. Women have come a long way, or have they? History is spr

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

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

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

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

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

August Trade Heats Up In Brunswick And Savannah

Vessel operations at the Port of Brunswick resumed at 8 a.m. Thursday in the wake of Hurricane Irma. By Friday, crews were busy serving three Ro/Ro vessels - the Dover Highway, Onyx Ace and WWL Tiger. Autos Up 15 Percent, Containers Up 5 percent Auto and container volumes at the U.S. Southeast's b

DOUGLASENTERPRISE.NET - 2017-09-22 13:16:23

Farmers And Ranchers Affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma Granted Extra Time, Procedures, To Document And Claim Disaster Losses

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced special procedures to assist producers who lost crops or livestock or had other damage to their farms or ranches as a result of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Also, because of the severe and widespread damage caused by the hurricanes, USDA will provide addi

DOUGLASENTERPRISE.NET - 2017-09-22 13:12:29

Gas Prices Hit Three-Year Highs After Hurricanes, Georgia Sees Largest Price Increase

Gasoline availability continues to improve after Hurricane Irma drove-up demand and left many gas stations without fuel. A steady stream of ships delivering gasoline to Florida's ports are helping to normalize supply levels in the southeastern U.S., and gas prices are beginning to drift a little low

DOUGLASENTERPRISE.NET - 2017-09-22 13:11:25

CCAGCC's Annual Auctions Set For This Friday And Saturday

Luke Roberts Enterprise Staff Writer The Childhood Cancer Awareness Group of Coffee County (CCAGCC) will hold their seventh annual silent and live auctions this Friday and Saturday, September 21 and 22, at the Central Square Complex in downtown Douglas. The annual bake sale will also be held on Fr

DOUGLASENTERPRISE.NET - 2017-09-22 13:09:55

Georgia Southwestern State University dedicates Presidential Plaza

Neal Weaver, president of Georgia Southwestern State University, gives remarks at a dedication ceremony for the institution's Presidential Plaza on Friday. (Staff Photo: Jennifer Parks) Former President Jimmy Carter remarks on the future that Georgia Southwestern State University set for him during

ALBANY HERALD - 2017-09-22 20:21:00

Douglas Man In 'Grave Condition' After Being Shot In Head By Girlfriend

Woman Denied Bond Luke Roberts Enterprise Staff Writer A Douglas woman is behind bars charged with Aggravated Assault after she allegedly shot her boyfriend in the head on Friday night, September 15, at her home on Walker Street. Very few details regarding the incident have been released, but th

DOUGLASENTERPRISE.NET - 2017-09-22 13:02:49