1 hr ago
Dream Defenders Release Video On Kendrick Johnson Death
Florida-based youth advocacy group, Dream Defenders , released a video today regarding the death of 17-year-old Georgia teen Kendrick Johnson .
2 hrs ago
Officials Investigating Early Morning Lanier Co. Traffic Fatality
According to the State Patrol Post in Valdosta, four people were traveling in a 2008 Ford F-150 at about 3 a.m. when the driver ran off the road and crashed into a tree on Studstill Rd. Shannon McCullough, 18, of Lakeland, Ga.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Journal and Courier
Purdue football lands third commitment in four days
Purdue's big recruiting weekend continues to pay dividends. Georgia cornerback Brandon Roberts became the latest to join the 2014 class following Tuesday's commitment.
Students want Lee County 100 percent tobacco free
Some Lee county students are asking the school board to change the current tobacco policy.
Valdosta kerosene may have gasoline in it
Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black is warning consumers who purchased kerosene on or before December 10, 2013 from the Gas & Go at 812 South Patterson Street, Valdosta, not to use the product in their kerosene heaters or lamps.
Shop with a firefighter day in Valdosta
"We try to find individuals, kids, that have been affected by fire during the year and we try to carry 'em on a shopping spree," said Valdosta Fire Marshall John Wisenbhaer.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Hall plans to build new Correctional Institute
When: 6 p.m. Thursday Where: Hall County Government Center, 2875 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville More info: 770-535-8288 Hall's only ladder truck is housed at Station 5 near the intersection of Atlanta Highway and Martin Road; the proposed truck would be at the new Station 16, being constructed in the northern portion of the county at Mount Vernon ... (more)
Rep. Kingston: "We need to de fund Obamacare"
On Monday, Georgia Representative Jack Kingston made a stop in Valdosta. He said one of things he would like to see happen is for Obamacare to be de funded.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
First Slice 12/9/13: Lobbyists shower gifts on PSC
Every day is Christmas for some of the elected officials who serve on the Public Service Commission, the state agency that decides how much you pay to heat your home and turn on your lights.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Ebenezer Baptist Church backs Kendrick Johnson rally
Next month will mark one year since the body of Kendrick Johnson was discovered inside a gym wrestling mat.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
So this is what Thanksgiving is like
For some, Thanksgiving is a time of reflection, a time to count blessings, a time to eat a lot and watch football and nap.
VSO performs VSU Arrangement of 'The Nutcracker'
Valdosta State's Jazz Studies Program Director has adapted a classic piece to fit perfectly with the numbers of the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra.
Valdosta City Council votes to raise hotel tax
The City Council in Valdosta has voted to raise its local lodging tax on hotel and motel guests to 7 percent.
John Scott Summerlin
John Scott Summerlin, 48, of Tifton died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. today in the sanctuary of Tifton's First United Methodist Church.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Valdosta Police Department Burglary Report
On December 4, 2013, VPD officers responded to a vacant residence in the 2400 block of Deborah Drive in reference to a burglary in progress.
Valdosta Civic Roundtable Presents Louie Peeples White Award
Valdosta - "I'm excited, I'm happy, I'm honored. It just gives you that pat on the back saying that what you're doing is actually making a difference."
Valdosta proposes higher hotel and motel tax rate
If the City of Valdosta gets its way, you may have to shell out a couple extra dollars the next time you stay in a hotel or motel in Valdosta.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Two puppies stolen from East Albany home
If it wasn't already, the holiday season is now officially underway in Valdosta.
City of Valdosta lights its Christmas tree
Some South Georgia mental health providers are helping patients without a family have a merry Christmas.
Naples Daily News
Life is Heald: Captain's log: Over the river and through the woods
Kevin took his family to Georgia for Thanksgiving and apparently forgot to write a column, so he sent us his travel log instead.