Bruce Hayden, left center, Exalted Ruler of Valdosta BPOE Elks Post 728, presents a check for $5,000 to Dan Phillips, Alzheimer’s Association of Lowndes County development director, during a brief ceremony at the Elks Lodge Wednesday. The money was raised by the Elks Lodge through a reverse draw, and is to benefit the local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Pictured from left is Bob Parrish, Elks House committee chairman, Chuck Roberts, chair of the Alzheimer’s Association, Calvin Nolan, Elk trustee, Kim Shiver with Alzheimer’s Association, Nancy Goode, Alzheimer’s program director, and David Brooks, Elk trustee.
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Rain doesn’t stop Valdosta’s Christmas parade
Despite ominous rain clouds rolling in from the west, Valdostans lined North Patterson Street Saturday evening to receive a bit of Christmas cheer.
Marker honors renovated Barney school
Preservationists and alumni unveiled a new historical marker Saturday at a newly restored elementary school built in 1933.
Driver killed in wreck
The Georgia State Patrol released the names Friday of motorists involved in the a deadly three-car wreck Thursday night near the intersection of Lakeland Highway and Old State Road.
Pearl Harbor remembered
At five minutes to eight o’clock, on a Sunday morning, Dec. 7, 1941, in Hawaii, Japanese planes attacked the United States military base at Pearl Harbor.
Tooley wins District 2 race
It’s official. Sandra J. Tooley will be the new Valdosta City Council District 2 representative come the new year, according to certified voting numbers released Friday by the Lowndes County Board of Elections.
One killed in wreck
A three-car wreck late Thursday resulted in one death and three injuries, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Employee of the Month donates check to accident victim
Lieutenant Earl Durrance has served the Valdosta Police Department for over 25 years, and was among the first responders to a train accident that happened on Oct. 10 of this year. For his actions, the City of Valdosta, recognized Lt. Durrance as Employee of the Month at the council meeting Thursday night.
Council raises accommodations tax
The city council's meeting Thurs. night began with business as usual, but ended with two emotional farewells.
Six jailed after crime ring broken
Six people are in jail after a shoplifting incident led to the break-up of a shoplifting and meth production ring.
3-car wreck kills one in Lowndes
A 3-car wreck Thursday evening near the intersection of Old State Road and the Lakeland Highway killed one person and injured three, according to emergency personnel on the scene.
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