Several manholes in the Two Mile Branch area were overwhelmed by the rain received in the last two days and overflowed. The City of Valdosta said crews are working to calculate the amount and address the overflows, and once the amount is determined, the city will issue a public notice in accordance with EPD
regulations. Residents in the area could not comment as their lawsuit with the city has not been settled.
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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.
Little Actors Theatre ready for summer show
Since 2004, the Little Actors Theatre has provided a place for children ages 6 to 19 to express themselves through acting.
Michelle Nunn visits Valdosta
The day after learning that her Republican challenger would be David Perdue, Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Michelle Nunn kicked off her Common Sense and Collaboration Tour Wednesday by meeting with business owners in Atlanta, Athens and Macon and continued her tour Thursday morning by visiting the David S. Waller Unit facility of the Boys and Girls Club of Valdosta.
Valdosta One Lunch feeds summer-hungry kids
Hunger is a concept that many people associate with third-world countries, not their hometown. However, in Valdosta, hunger is real. To combat this hunger, a group of Valdostans have created Valdosta One Lunch, a program that distributes bagged meals to children in need.
Moody squadron commander reaches milestone
The 75th Fighter Squadron commander hit a career milestone July 17, by surpassing 3,000 flight hours in an A-10C Thunderbolt II.
New equipment expected to deal with Lowndes water violations
The Lowndes County Commission’s recent approval of $1.6 million for water-treatment equipment is expected to counter a past series of water-quality violations within the county.
Goodwill hosts the Mexican Consulate
Mexican citizens living in South Georgia have spent this week lining up at the Valdosta Goodwill to meet with the Mexican Consulate to obtain Mexican government issued identification.
Chamber plants 100th centennial tree
Founded in September 1912, the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest chambers in the state.
With Moody Air Force Base expecting to lose 300 to 400 personnel due to government cutbacks, area organizations are working with military personnel about to enter the civilian work force.
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