Valdosta Daily Times


  • Delta Flight Museum_Finn.jpg Delta Air Lines reopens museum after renovations

    With a newly renovated museum at its Atlanta headquarters, Delta Air Lines hopes to lure tourists to the company's original aircraft maintenance hangars on the north edge of the world's busiest airport.

    June 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • CORRECTION Army-Fathe_Finn.jpg Father, son lead Army unit 4 decades apart

    Like many soldiers, Lt. Col. Patrick Harkins has a veteran father who knows firsthand the stress of wartime deployments. One big difference is that Harkins' dad led the very same unit of paratroopers known as the Iron Rakkasans into combat decades earlier.

    June 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Atlanta Civil Rights 1.jpg New civil rights museum also explores human rights

    A new museum about the history of civil rights opens next week in Atlanta, the city where Martin Luther King Jr. was based.

    June 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • The Sixties at 50 Fre_Finn.jpg 50 years ago, 'Freedom Summer' changed South, US

    As a teenager growing up in a Jim Crow society, Roy DeBerry wasn't waiting for white folks to come down to Mississippi and "save" him. But in the summer of 1964, the factory worker's son was very glad to see people like Aviva Futorian.

    June 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hee-haw! At zoo, donkey pals calm restless rhino

    Animals in the zoo in Georgia’s capital are not allowed to be lonely, even if it means they end up with rather unusual companions.

    June 18, 2014

  • NYC Rat Crackdown_Finn.jpg Rodents winning NY rat race, but humans fight back

    Ines Moore stirs awake nearly every night to an unmistakable, skin-crawling sound: rats skittering around her apartment in the dark.

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Holocaust Musical Red_Finn(1).jpg Holocaust survivor found redemption through music

    Edgar Krasa took part in one of the ennobling acts of the Holocaust. He didn't take up arms in a ghetto insurrection, or fight in the Jewish underground. Instead, he and several hundred fellow concentration camp inmates defied the Nazis through music.

    June 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Cellphone Tower Disgu_Finn.jpg Cross latest attempt at stealth cellphone towers

    One might be hidden in a cross on a church lawn. Others are disguised as a cactus in the desert, a silo in farm country or a palm tree reaching into a sunny sky.

    June 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • A view of the futuristic Discovery Center.JPG Journey of Discovery!

    Discovery Park of America, one of America’s newest theme parks, opened on Nov. 1, 2013, in rural northwest Tennessee.

    June 15, 2014 9 Photos

  • Food Companies Enviro_Finn.jpg Food companies work with farmers on sustainability

    Some big food makers are getting serious about making sure farmers grow crops in ways that minimize damage to water, soil and the environment, according to a report released Wednesday that called for more companies to demand sustainable supplies.

    June 14, 2014 1 Photo

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