WASHINGTON — Declaring "our journey is not complete," President Barack Obama took the oath of office for his second term before a crowd of hundreds of thousands Monday, urging the nation to set an unwavering course toward prosperity and freedom for all its citizens and protect the social safety net that has sheltered the poor, elderly and needy.
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Blood drives scheduled this week
The American Red Cross hopes two blood drives this week will bring the Valdosta chapter closer to its collection goal for December.
Industrial Authority reveals new projects
The Lowndes-Valdosta Industrial Authority met Tuesday to discuss the status of the projects they are trying to bring to the Valdosta area.
Judge rules again in Deep South case
The saga over solid waste in Lowndes County took another twist Monday afternoon when Judge Harry J. Altman issued a new order in the case of Lowndes County vs. Deep South Sanitation.
Sabal Trail meeting leaves questions unanswered
On Monday night at Clyattville Elementary School, Sabal Trail hosted a mandatory open house, required by the Federal Energy Regulation Commission (FERC), to discuss the proposed natural gas pipeline project from Alabama, through Georgia, into Florida.
LAMP shines light on homelessness
Serving by the mission statement of being “a caring community of faith providing for the basic needs of homeless and hurting members of our community,” LAMP is a non-profit that works tirelessly to make sure the needs of area people are met.
Lowndes Board of Education meeting full of celebrations
Between a graduation, awards, grants and positive statistics, there was plenty of reason to celebrate Monday night during the Lowndes County Board of Education meeting.
Motorcade to brighten veterans’ Christmas
A motorcade of volunteers will depart from the Hahira Police Department at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20., and travel to the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Lake City, Fla.
Lanier 5-year-old left on school bus for six hours
Lanier County Schools faces scrutiny following an incident last week involving a 5-year-old girl being left on a school bus for six hours.
Quitman hosts rescheduled Christmas parade Thursday
Due to rainy weather this past Saturday, Quitman-Brooks County Chamber of Commerce postponed its Christmas parade and festival.
City of Valdosta upcoming holiday schedule
The City of Valdosta will be closed for the Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays.
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