VALDOSTA — Fire trucks converged on the Langdale Saw Mill off Madison Highway around 10 p.m. Saturday evening after reports of a fire. Firefighters stayed on scene for several hours reportedly putting out hot spots in what is believed to have been an electrical fire. The extent of the damage was unknown Saturday night.
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Desegregation status approved
Forty-three years after an initial lawsuit was filed to force the system to desegregate, Valdosta City Schools has officially been approved for “unitary status.”
Woman shares nearly a century of lessons
With nearly 100 years of life under her belt, Ocie Viola Williams has plenty of advice to share with the world. Her top two pieces of advice: know the importance of education and don’t expect a teacher to raise your child for you.
PSST! finishes peachy season
Peach State Summer Theatre concluded its 2014 season Sunday, a season which broke attendance records for the professional musical theatre company.
Award-winning young professionals share success secrets
The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber’s MetroOne Young Professionals hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday at the Hilton Garden Inn to highlight successful business practices.
Library celebrates end of summer reading program
With the first day of school just around the corner, students are soaking in the last few weeks of summer vacation. The end of summer also means the end of the South Georgia Regional Library’s 2014 summer reading program.
A sneak peek at some area arts organizations’ 2014-15 seasons
Beethoven. Tennessee Williams. Non-stop art. Two versions of “The Wizard of Oz.” The 2014-15 arts season is coming.
Sabal Trail explains its position
Representatives from Sabal Trail Transmission recently sat down with The Times to provide an update on the ongoing pipeline and potential economic development opportunities associated with the project.
Moody AFB crews race in load competition
Moody Air Force Base hosted a weapons load competition Friday morning, a maintenance group tradition in which two 23d Maintenance Group A-10 munition load crews raced against the clock to load munitions onto an A-10C Thunderbolt II.
Police close illegal drinking house
After receiving numerous complaints, the Valdosta Police Department shut down an illegal alcohol sales operation Friday.
Black earns most votes in runoff
State Rep. Ellis Black led the votes for state Senate District 8 Friday with seven of seven counties reporting certified results, according to the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office.
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