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  • Kendrick_Johnson.jpg Where was Kendrick?

    About this series
    This is the third of four stories by the Valdosta Daily Times reviewing the official police file on the investigation into the death of Kendrick Johnson. Today’s report is about the confusion surrounding Kendrick’s whereabouts the day before his body was found, explains police handling of a report that a person was attacked and falsely accused of killing Kendrick, and tells about the dissatisfaction of Lowndes County Coroner Bill Watson with how authorities handled the immediate investigation.

    November 23, 2013 1 Photo 2 Stories

  • kendrick-johnson.jpg Finding Kendrick

    The Times continues its in-depth look at the investigative case file into the January death of Kendrick Johnson at Lowndes High School.

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • ELECTION-graphic.jpg Poll: Many say no illegal aliens in public colleges

    Two-thirds of Georgians want to bar illegal immigrants from attending the University of Georgia and other public colleges, even if they pay out-of-state tuition. Sixty-seven percent of people polled last week favor a law requiring proof of legal residency to attend a Georgia college or university.

    September 19, 2010 1 Photo

  • 100915 Hahira Fire 033.jpg Fatal house fire blamed on electrical shortage

     Hahira Fire Chief Dwight Bennett said the cause was officially determined Thursday morning as an electrical shortage in the washing machine.

    September 16, 2010 1 Photo

  • hurricane logo.jpg Hurricane gains strength

    Hurricane Igor is on the verge of becoming a monstrous Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic, while another tropical storm - Julia - has formed.

    September 12, 2010 1 Photo

  • wtc.jpg Anniversary of 9/11 attacks steeped in political, religious tensions

    This year, controversies over the location of a planned mosque near the "ground zero" site in New York City and threats by a pastor to burn a copy of Islam's holy book have left shadows over the anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attacks in U.S. history.

    September 11, 2010 1 Photo

  • abuse logo.jpg Lanier tackles child abuse, neglect

    An open forum held recently in Lanier County dealt with child abuse and neglect issues in that county.

    September 6, 2010 1 Photo

  • ELECTION-graphic.jpg Roy Barnes: New health reform law’s unhealthy for Georgia

    Roy Barnes says the new federal health reform law backed by fellow Democrats could be “financially devastating” for Georgia unless officials in Washington figure out a way to help states cope with a staggering jump in Medicaid costs.

    September 5, 2010 1 Photo

  • 2hankaaronresizedbw.jpg Hank Aaron reunites with Valdosta man who followed him onto field

    Henry Aaron - "Hammerin' Hank" - recently got back together with two men who, as teens, ran the bases with him on the day he broke Babe Ruth's career home run record — and one of those two lives in Valdosta.

    September 5, 2010 2 Photos

  • CRIME-graphic.jpg Police investigate shooting incidents outside Valdosta club

    Police are investigating a pair of shooting incidents which have taken place outside a club in Valdosta, and have made arrests in one case.

    September 4, 2010 2 Photos

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