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Valdosta police officer cited in collision

VALDOSTA - A Valdosta police officer has been cited with failure to use headlights related to the collision of his squad car and another vehicle Tuesday morning. At approximately 5 a.m. Tuesday, Valdosta Police Officer David Fawcett collided with a Valdosta Daily Times newspaper delivery vehicle whi

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 15:52:02

Warrant filed in hotel burglary

VALDOSTA - A man has been arrested in connection with a hotel burglary. An arrest warrant on a charge of burglary has been signed for Darron Lee, 45, of Valdosta, according to a Valdosta Police Department report released Monday. Police responded to a hotel room in the 2500 block of North Ashley Str

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 17:49:07

New pastor at New Bethel Church

VALDOSTA - Pastor Clyde Stokes is the new pastor for New Bethel Church, 5206 New Bethel Road. He entered the ministry in 1966 and has lived in Valdosta his entire adult life, he said. After decades of serving in ministries, Stokes considered retiring after his first wife died. However, retirement di

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 15:00:00

VSU volleyball tops West Georgia

Four Valdosta State volleyball players registered double-digit kills, Sara Dandridge finished with 40 assists and Sydney Chick had 24 digs as the Blazers downed the West Georgia Wolves 3-1 (25-22, 25-17, 25-14, 25-11) at The Complex on Saturday afternoon. Tristyn Sells, Katie McInnis and Lindsey Rob

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Toolkit helps officer, student interaction

VALDOSTA - Mutual trust most effectively leads to a safe school environment, according to "Be Her Resource: A Toolkit About School Resource Officers and Girls of Color." Earlier this month, Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality and the National Black Women's Justice Institute released find

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

Happy Birthday, Air Force

VALDOSTA - In observance of the Air Force's 70th birthday, Moody Air Force Base was honored with a Freedom 5K and Family Fun Day at Freedom Park Saturday. The USAF 70th Birthday Celebration activities included a train ride, bounce house, 21-foot slide, face painting, rock climbing, Valdosta Rocks p

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 13:00:00

Rocks thank Georgia Power for Irma response

Submitted PhotosPainting thank you and appreciation rocks has become a trend in South Georgia in recent months. Karen Teems, a Georgia Power customer in Valdosta brought a Georgia Power-themed 'thank you' rock by the operating headquarters to express her gratitude for the power company's efforts in

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 16:00:00

Fuel prices slip, but still up in the stratosphere

VALDOSTA - Gasoline prices dipped slightly in Valdosta over the past week but are still far above their pre-double-hurricane-whammy levels of a few weeks ago. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the city Sunday was $2.71, down a penny from seven days earlier, according to the AAA Da

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Face-to-Face: Expo will get down to business

Submitted PhotoJessica Brown, associate support department supervisor, and Pete Layne, store manager, represent Home Depot during the 2016 PrimeTime Business Expo. The expo returns in October. Submitted PhotoThe PrimeTime Business Expo will be Oct. 5 and will be free and open to the public. Submitte

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-17 16:00:00

The Entrepreneurial Spirit: Business Roundup

The entrepreneurial spirit is a gift that inspires others to become the best they can be. Celebrating the local spirit of entrepreneurship is what keeps our city fresh and growing. From passion and positivity to leadership and ambition, here is the weekly entrepreneur that best defines the entrepren

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-17 14:00:00

A Good Day to Die: Jim Harrison

One of the joys of discovering Jim Harrison's 1973 novella, "A Good Day to Die," is that two of the three main characters are from Valdosta. Not that the chamber of commerce would use either character or this book as a way to promote the city. Tim is a Valdosta native whose face was disfigured in th

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-17 13:00:00

Center observes 50 years of Presenter Series

VALDOSTA - For 50 years, the Presenter Series has brought touring Broadway shows and musical acts to South Georgia. Past shows have included professional productions of "Cats," "Fiddler on the Roof," "Camelot," Titanic," "Chicago," "Wizard of Oz." "In 1967, a new brand of entertainment hit the stage

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-17 13:00:00

Being a team player in the workplace

Communication skills are developed over time, and most of us start that development early in life by being on a team. Growing up I played basketball, ran track, sang in the choir, played the flute in band and even joined the Air Force, all of which kept me in an active teamwork environment that tau

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-17 15:00:00

Times thanked for Irma coverage

Thank you to the entire team at Valdosta Daily Times for your diligent reporting and updates on Irma's imminent approach. We evacuated to Valdosta from our temporary residence in Tampa, Fla., and have found Georgia's ongoing coverage and disseminated emergency information to be lacking, uncoordinat

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-17 13:00:00

Retreats: Colquitt County stays close to home

MOULTRIE, GA. - As officials throughout the SunLight Project coverage area weigh the benefits versus the expenses of government retreats, leaders in Colquitt County work to keep costs down by holding the events locally - when they hold them at all. The tradition of the government retreat - lawmakers

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Postponed lane shift now set for Tuesday

MORVEN, Ga. - A previously-scheduled traffic shift on state Route 133 that was postponed due to Tropical Storm Irma will now happen Tuesday, weather permitting. The Georgia Department of Transportation will move state Route 133 traffic onto a portion of newly-constructed northbound lanes. The shift

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-16 20:53:00

Dog attacked by gator, saved by neighbor

LAKELAND - A fishing guide and Lakeland City Commissioner saved a dog named Dixie from an alligator's jaws while cleaning up after Hurricane Irma. Bill Read said his neighbor's dog got through some open gates and headed for the lake in his backyard on Tuesday. "The Lab had no sooner entered the lake

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 20:15:32

$86,000 Fantasy Five ticket sold at PCB Winn Dixie

PANAMA CITY BEACH - A winning lottery ticket was sold at a Panama City Beach grocery store. The Fantasy Five ticket was sold at Winn Dixie, 2533 Thomas Drive. Two people had the winning numbers, 09-16-19-23-34, and will claim an $86,640 prize. The other winning ticket was sold in Miramar. PANAMA CIT

NEWS HERALD - 2017-09-16 17:41:44

The Main Street Playhouse provides "A Journey through American Song"

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Friday, Sept. 1, The Main Street Playhouse hosted a concert performed by native southerners, Christian Schmoe and Drew Ladd. Schmoe and Ladd are both classically trained vocalists who met while performing with opera groups in Chicago. The evening was nothing

GREENEPUBLISHING.COM - 2017-09-19 16:24:15

Fellowship Baptist Church bless an Alaskan bible camp

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. Fellowship Baptist Church sent a mission team to Alaska on Thursday, Aug. 3. The group included David Adams, David King, Ray Browning and Donald Yates. They went to serve at the Kokrine Hills Bible Camp (KHBC), located 350 miles North of Anchorage and 200 miles

GREENEPUBLISHING.COM - 2017-09-19 15:57:57