VALDOSTA — Valdosta police responded to the scene of a reported shooting Sunday night at 610 Old Statenville Road. Thomas Grady, 36, was pronounced dead on the scene from multiple gunshot wounds, said Cmdr. Brian Childress of the police department. Childress said one man is in custody. The name of the man in custody is not being released immediately due to the investigation, Childress said. ‘It is a homicide, definitely,’ he said. See the Times’ website today and Tuesday’s edition for more information.
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City: Most overflows stopped
The City of Valdosta reported Wednesday evening that all manhole overflows resulting from Tuesday’s heavy rains had stopped, with the exception of two.
Signed into law
Gov. Nathan Deal went on a signing tour Wednesday across Georgia, flying into the Valdosta Regional Airport to sign three bills into law.
2 charged in N.C. kidnapping
Two more people were charged in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor’s father, bringing the number to at least eight people who authorities say were involved in the elaborate plot.
VSU opens spring senior art show Saturday
Several graduating art seniors will present their show this weekend at Valdosta State University.
Sewage problems persist
Early Tuesday morning, Valdosta became saturated when the area received approximately three inches of rain from 4 a.m. to noon. As of 3 p.m. Tuesday, 11 manholes throughout the City of Valdosta have spilled 286,500 gallons of wastewater into local waterways, and this number will continue to rise.
When the curtain lowers this weekend on Valdosta State University Opera’s performance of Henry Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas,” it will not only mark the end of the music group’s season.
‘If I Were Mayor’ contest essays
If I were mayor, I would do all that I possibly can to make the city of Valdosta marvelous, but I cannot do it on my own. Some things in Valdosta I feel it is necessary to focus on would be our literacy rate, unemployment rate, crime history, and our environment.
Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing
Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city’s resilience in the face of a terror attack.
Valdosta Board of Education reviews finances
Valdosta City Schools Board of Education celebrated many successes Monday night, discussed budget information and heard an announcement of intent from a hopeful charter school.
Dancing with Valdosta Stars raises scholarship money
Valdosta State University Music and Theatre & Dance’s Third Annual Dancing with the Stars of Valdosta presented a fine dance show this past weekend.
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