VALDOSTA — Residents and emergency crews have dealt with the aftermath of a severe storm throughout the day. A collection of scenes from Valdosta and the Lake Park area.
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Fire hits Lake Park restaurant
At approximately 3:30 p.m. Friday when Kevin Johnson, general manager of the Sonny’s Bar-B-Q in Lake Park, walked through the kitchen, the lunch crowd had cleared and the crew was readying things for dinner.
Kidnapping suspect caught
Authorities arrested a man Friday afternoon in relation to the robbery of a Valdosta convenience store, the kidnapping and assault of the clerk who later escaped, and a brief chase in another city, according to the Valdosta Police Department.
Subpoenas issued in KJ case
A federal grand jury is investigating whether civil rights or other federal laws were violated in the death of Lowndes High School student Kendrick Johnson 14 months ago.
Man found stabbed on Lee Street
Police are investigating an aggravated assault and robbery that occurred in Downtown Valdosta early Thursday morning and left a local man in serious condition, according to the Valdosta Police Department Friday.
Columbia, capital of S.C., recalls civil rights past
In 1960, Simon Bouie — a black student at Allen University — was arrested for the only time in his life while leading a sit-in aimed at integrating a lunch counter in South Carolina.
Valdosta man pursues musical dream
Freddie Finnissee is a man who believes in pursuing and achieving his dreams.
Reed Bingham hosts paddle race
And they’re off for the Second Annual Big Little River Paddle Race.
VCS presents redistricting map
Following the release of the new district map, the Valdosta City Schools hosted their first of two public input meetings to hear citizens’ thoughts on the new map.
High-speed chase ends in arrest
A wanted man is in jail after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase Wednesday night.
Board member resigns from Industrial Authority
Board Member G. Norman Bennett resigned his position on the Valdosta – Lowndes County Industrial Authority's board Thursday to run for Lowndes County Commission District Five.
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