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Woman reported missing found jailed in Mississippi
Audrianna Zeigler, of the 1300 block of Sixth Avenue Southwest, was reported missing after her family had heard nothing from her since June 2, according to Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office reports.
McCoy attorney: ‘Qualification’ designation semantics
ALBANY — Albany attorney Maurice King, who is representing interim Dougherty County Administrator Mike McCoy in McCoy’s lawsuit against the Dougherty County Commission, said an email sent to news media by Valdosta attorney James L. Elliott Sunday claiming reports of McCoy being the most qualified ca
Valdosta Police investigating armed robbery
By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness NewsJune 22, 2018VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- The Valdosta Police Department is investigating after an armed robbery this afternoon.The incident happened around 1:50 p.m. Friday at the J&K Food Mart at 739 Old Statenville Road.Police say the male suspect entered the bus
Authorities respond to armed robbery in Valdosta
MGN OnlineVALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL)- The Valdosta Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at the J K Food Mart.Police say a man robbed the the J K Food Mart on Old Statenville Road near Lake Park Blvd and Ulmer Avenue with an unspecified weapon.They say the robbery happened within the past 45
Tallahassee man leaves girlfriend with collapsed lung after argument
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)- A Tallahassee man faces domestic battery charges after hitting his girlfriend, causing her lung to collapse, over a dispute on who was going to feed their child.Blair Brown, 26, was arrested by the Leon County Sheriff's Office on Friday.On June 18, deputies responded to Che
Woman arrested in $300K fraud
Heather Nicole Gray, 31, was arrested Wednesday in Tift County after failing to turn herself in to the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office for the second time, Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk said Friday.
Spirit of the Entrepreneur: The Mill
Some go all in and invest their lives into a new venture, while others start a new business as something to do on the side. Regardless of the type, entrepreneurs help drive the local economy.
Parents to exhume Valdosta teen's body again
VALDOSTA, Ga.- The parents of a teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat at a Georgia high school will exhume their son's body for a second time, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Three charged with drug trafficking after traffic stop
TIFTON, Ga. — Three people have been charged with drug trafficking by the Georgia State Patrol after a traffic stop on June 13, according to a press release from the GSP.At approximately 2:35 p.m., a GSP Trooper from Post 13 in Tifton stopped a white 2002 GMC Envoy driven by Heather Renee Montgomery
City of Valdosta Welcomes Taylor Marzell as Associate City Clerk
As the Associate City Clerk, Marzell will help provide information pertaining to Ordinances, Resolutions, City Council Agendas and Minutes, Municipal Code, Elections, Open Records, Authorities, Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Committees. Marzell joins the city from a position as an intern at the S
Inmate dies in Valdosta State Prison
Prison medical staff, as well as Emergency Medical Technicians, attempted to revive him but were unsuccessful, GDC said. Cordova was later pronounced dead at 7 p.m. by the Lowndes County Coroner.
Man charged with selling drugs to Moody personnel
According to the Valdosta Police Department, Devin Mitchell is charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of tools for the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Valdosta wins inaugural Winnersville Showdown 7-on-7 Tournament
Including the Wildcats’ A and B teams, a total of 12 teams made up the field with Andrew Jackson (Jacksonville, Fla.), Thomas County Central, Westover and Cairo among the schools to make the trip.
Panera Bread opening in Valdosta
"There's a lot of young talent in the area, I'm a teacher in the area, so I see a lot of the talent leave, but I think the new businesses further prepares them and exposes them to different communities, but it kinda helps them see that there's a lot of opportunity for growth here in town," said Ade
Valdosta Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Award Scholarships to Local High School Students
On Friday, June 15, 2018, The Valdosta Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity Inc. awarded two local High School students two $500 scholarships during the 6th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament. The tournament was held at Stone Creek Golf Course, and over 13 teams participated in this year’s
Valdosta looking to diversify passing game
“I think you have a system, and I think within your system you build it,” Crawford said. “As we move along, we add it as we go.”
Lowndes Co. mosquitoes test positive for West Nile
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -Public Health Officials have been notified numerous mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Lowndes County.Officials say that South Georgians need to guard against exposure to mosquitoes."Mosquito-borne illnesses are spread through the bite of an infected mosquit
EDITORIAL: Hello, PSST!: With 'Dolly' opening, Peach State unfurls season
With the opening of “Hello, Dolly!” Friday evening, June 22, the Peach State Summer Theatre 2018 season is in full swing.
Family Dollar in Lee ordered to stop selling food
The inspection report says there was evidence of live rodent activity throughout the store. Multiple packaged food items showed signs of gnawing, rodent droppings and urine. Shelving throughout the store was dirty with rodent feces and urine, the report says, and there was a dead rodent behind the i
Officials say inmate appears to have killed himself
By: Associated PressJune 21, 2018VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - Officials say an inmate at Valdosta State Prison appears to have killed himself.The Department of Corrections said in a news release Wednesday that prison officers found David Cordova unresponsive in his cell around 4:55 p.m. Tuesday.The release