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Valdosta residents gather to celebrate MLK day

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) - The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday has given thousands of employees and children the day off, but community members in Valdosta are remembering that it's a day dedicated to service. Hundreds of people filled the seats of the Mathis Auditorium Monday to pay tribute to a man who

WTXL.COM - 2018-01-15 21:59:00

City schools has Community Conversations

VALDOSTA - Dr. Todd Cason, superintendent, will host the first-ever Community Conversations with Valdosta City Schools. The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, in the cafeteria of Valdosta Middle School, according to school officials. All community stakeholders, parents, guardians and

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-16 18:00:00

EDITORIAL: Voice opinions in signed letters

We want to share your strong opinions with our readers. It is no secret we have minimized the Rant & Rave column in the newspaper. Rather than being a forum for anonymous vitriol, we are far more interested in providing a strong open forum for civil public discourse on important issues facing our co

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-16 14:00:00

Gasoline prices on the rise

VALDOSTA - Gasoline prices in Lowndes County are rising, according to statistics. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Valdosta Sunday was $2.38, six cents higher than the previous week, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge website. The lowest gas price reported in the city Sunday w

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Father-Daughter Dance tickets go on sale Monday

VALDOSTA - Fathers, daughters, time to buy tickets to dance. First Presbyterian Church of Valdosta representatives said tickets for the 22nd Annual Father Daughter Valentine Dance go on sale Monday, Jan. 15. Tickets are $15 per person and available online only at www.fatherdaughterdance.org, accord


Hug in a Mug: Shop offers coffee, ministry

VALDOSTA - Pastors Mitch Folsom and Mike Scott were looking for a way to provide employment to residents and help spread Christian ministries in Valdosta, and ended up opening Hug in a Mug Coffee Company. +3 Derrek Vaughn | The Valdosta Daily TimesHug in a Mug Coffee Company, 4165 Bemiss Road, Sui


Rotary clubs aid free clinic with medicines

VALDOSTA - Three Rotary clubs are helping the poor get medicines they may urgently need. The clubs - the Rotary Club of Valdosta, Valdosta North Rotary Club and the Nashville-Berrien Rotary Club - are helping fund a pilot program, Saving Lives With Medicine, through Map International, a non-profit o

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-15 19:00:00

Man dies in Lowndes motorcycle crash

VALDOSTA - A Camilla man was killed Saturday in a Lowndes County motorcycle accident, according to the Georgia State Patrol. Around 3:40 a.m., a trooper was sent to a single-vehicle crash on Bemiss Knights Academy Road near Hoye Lane, said Cpl. Chris Kelch of Valdosta's patrol post in a statement. S


Police respond to disturbance at Providence Place mall

Providence police are in the Providence Place mall and Nordstrom's department store has been locked down. A Providence Journal reporter witnessed two police officers on the first level of the mall with guns drawn, warning people to get out of the mall. The officers later holstered their guns. Polic

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-15 21:58:18

Police: One person shot; Providence Place mall evacuated | Video

Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare said that one person has been shot at Providence Place mall parking garage, suffering a non-life-threatening injury. He said the shooting took place in the second-floor parking garage, outside the Nordstrom department store. A Journal employee witnessed a man b

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-15 21:58:18

Police: One man shot, one in custody in shooting at Providence Place garage | Video

A 19-year-old gunshot victim was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Providence police, who say they are still searching for the person or persons responsible, and the mall has been evacuated. A 19-year-old man was shot and police have one person in cu

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-15 21:58:18

NWS warns snow will impact Wednesday morning commute

A WINTER STORM ADVISORY has been issued for Northern Rhode Island while a less severe Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the remainder of Rhode Island. The snowsotrm is expected to impact the Wednesday morning commute. / COURTESY NWS PROVIDENCE - The National Weather Service issued a Winte

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2018-01-16 17:31:58

Citizens adds Zelle payment system to its offerings

BETH JOHNSON, chief marketing officer and head of virtual channels at Citizens Bank, says adding the Zelle payment system will allow the bank "to deliver a convenient, user-friendly [person-to-person] payments experience" to its customers. / COURTESY CITIZENS BANK PROVIDENCE - Citizens Bank continue

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2018-01-16 09:45:30

Five Questions With: Kevin Ruth

KEVIN RUTH is head of wealth planning and personal trust at Fidelity Investments. / COURTESY FIDELITY INVESTMENTS Kevin Ruth is head of wealth planning and personal trust at Fidelity Investments. The company often fields questions from customers wondering how they should incorporate digital assets,

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2018-01-16 09:30:26

RISCPA expects more than 600 to attend annual networking event

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accounts is hosting its annual networking event on Thursday. The state's largest association of certified public accountants expects more than 600 CPAs, financial advisers, lawyers, elected officials and other professionals to attend the even

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2018-01-16 09:10:30

Arrest Made in Shooting at Providence Place Mall

Police in Providence, Rhode Island reportedly have made an arrest in Monday's shooting at Providence Place Mall. Providence's police chief told WJAR Tuesday morning that a 17-year-old was arrested. No other details about the arrest were immediately available. A 19-year-old was shot in the leg on the

NECN - 2018-01-16 13:22:59

Marysville police investigating fatal freeway off-ramp crash

MARYSVILLE - A 60-year-old Brier man died early Friday morning after veering off the northbound I-5 exit ramp in Marysville and hitting another heading west on Fourth Street. The crash occurred about 2:45 a.m. when the driver's car drifted left up the off-ramp and collided with the other vehicle, Ma

MARYSVILLEGLOBE.COM - 2018-01-16 09:30:00

Marysville man a "Smart Commuter"

Community Transit named Jim Sutton, of Marysville, its Smart Commuter for the third quarter of 2017. Sutton commutes to his job at Aviation Technical Services in south Everett by carpooling with his wife, who works nearby. Combining their commute saves them 8,586 drive-alone miles and more than $1,5


Marysville schools chief recovering from surgery

MARYSVILLE - The superintendent of the Marysville School District is recovering from surgery and the school board on Monday named an acting superintendent. Jason Thompson, the district's deputy superintendent, will fill in for Becky Berg until she can resume her duties. It's unknown at this time how


Missing Everett man found in apartment across the hallway

Rick Metzger, who went missing Jan. 8, was found alive in a vacant apartment across the hallway. (Everett Police Department) You must sign in or register to continue reading content. EVERETT - A missing Everett man was found alive a week after he went missing, in a vacant apartment across the hallwa

HERALDNET - 2018-01-15 20:12:00