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Transgender inmate sues Ga. prison over haircut

Benjamin R. Corporan, 32, filed a pair of lawsuits in June 2017, according to court records. Corporan — listed in prison records as male — considers herself a transgender woman and claimed in one lawsuit she was denied the right to “express herself” as a woman at Valdosta State Prison, according to

CORRECTIONSONE.COM - 2018-10-21 06:00:00

No. 5 Valdosta suffers setback against No. 1 Lee County

No. 5 Valdosta High (5-4, 2-1 Region 1-6A) tossed two interceptions in its own territory in the opening frame, one returned for a score, and it went three-and-out on its other two offensive possessions.


Pulse of the Valdosta Voter

“I’m still on the fence, so I can’t really say who I’m going to vote for,” Stanley said. “It really is a short time between now and then, and I’ve learned in my life that tomorrow can be a completely different day than today is.”

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-10-21 13:00:00

Calendar of events for Oct. 19 and beyond

Belleview Busy Bees: Quilting group, 9 a.m., Memorial Baptist Church, 3693 SE 95th St., Ocala.. Call 873-3639.


BREAKING VIDEO FOOTAGE: Speeder on I-75 Ingests Drugs During LCSO, GSP Chase

“He actually started running off the road about the nine mile marker,” Sheriff Paulk said. “A deputy saw him leaning down, looked like he could’ve been drawing a weapon, but that might have been him ingesting the drugs.”

VALDOSTATODAY.COM - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

Settlement reached in Ferris wheel lawsuits

The Associated PressLaw enforcement cordon off the area surrounding the Ferris wheel Aug. 8, 2016, after three children fell from the ride during a county fair in Greenville, Tenn.


Valdosta man arrested for throwing brick at someone

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - About 2:30 pm, Wednesday, October 17, Valdosta Police went to the 100 block of North Toombs Street about a fight. Officers said that a man was holding Fernandell Clark on the ground.Several witnesses reported that Clark had allegedly caused a disturbance the previous day downto


Economy Tire changing West Hill locations

Now, 22 years later, Lefholz said he still gets a kick out of helping people make the most of their vehicles and save money along the way.

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-10-22 13:30:00

One person injured in Suwannee County rollover crash

SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL)- One person has been hospitalized after rollover crash in Suwannee County.On Saturday afternoon, Suwannee Fire Rescue crews cleared a single vehicle crash on Hwy 90.The person was transported by ambulance to a local hospital with minor injuries.

WTXL.COM - 2018-10-20 21:30:00

Lt. Gov. candidate visits Valdosta

Terry Richards | The Valdosta Daily TimesSarah Riggs Amico, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in the upcoming general election, campaigns Friday in Downtown Valdosta with Treva Gear, Democratic candidate for the Statehouse seat in Georgia's 175th District.


No. 1 Lee, No. 5 Valdosta compete for Region 1-6A lead

Valdosta was ranked No. 1 entering the 2016 contest, and it rolled Lee County 27-7 en route to the region title and the program’s first state title since 1998. Last year, it was the Trojans that carried the No. 1 ranking into the matchup, and although they fell 31-28, they went on to the region and


Valdosta store bringing relief to those affected by Hurricane Michael

Art and Soul is a family owned store in Valdosta that sells art, furniture, and accessories and they are partnering with Synovus Bank to bring relief.


Valdosta State holds 90s-themed homecoming pep rally

VALDOSTA — The Valdosta State Blazers held their homecoming pep rally at The Complex on Thursday evening.Valdosta State's football team hosts North Greenville at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium for a 3 p.m. kickoff Saturday in the conclusion of the school's homecoming festivities.Derrick Davis is the sports


Police: Armed suspect flees after victim pulls gun during attempted robbery

SOURCE: MGN OnlineTHOMASVILLE, Ga. (WTXL) -An attempted armed robbery in Thomasville did not go as planned when the intended victim pulled out her own gun and refused to hand over her purse to the would-be robber.The Thomasville Police Department says the incident happened Friday afternoon at 2 p.m.


Yard sale sign posted in Valdosta raises safety concerns

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - It’s common knowledge that it is illegal to park in front of a fire hydrant, right? Well, what about putting a sign on one?A yard sale in Valdosta could have potentially slowed down the process of saving a life.A fire hydrant is garnering a lot of attention from the Valdosta Fi


Game Preview: Florida State vs. Wake Forest

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –There have been dramatic wins, heartbreaking losses and, somewhere along the way, a bye week disrupted by a hurricane.The Florida State football team has seen a little bit of everything over the first half of its season.Despite an uneven start to the campaign that saw FSU take a 3


SICK CHICKEN: Outbreak of Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella Infections Linked to Raw Chicken Products | Valdosta Today

Ninety-two people infected with the outbreak strain ofSalmonellaInfantis have been reported from 29 states.Twenty-one people have been hospitalized, and no deaths have been reported.Epidemiologic and laboratory evidenceindicates that many types of raw chicken products from a variety of sources are c


Brick throwing leads to arrest

At 2:30 p.m., police were sent to an altercation in the 100 block of North Toombs, according to a police department statement. Several witnesses said a man caused a disturbance downtown the previous day and had returned to face them Wednesday, the statement said.


403 E. Hill Avenue Leaking Water Service Repair | Valdosta Today

VALDOSTA – The City of Valdosta Utilities Department will be making repairs to a leaking water service located at 403 E. Hill Avenue on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 9:00 A.M.


Man Arrested for Wielding Brick | Valdosta Today

VALDOSTA – On Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at approximately 2:30 pm, E-911 received an emergency call for service in the 100 block of North Toombs street regarding a physical altercation.