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Fire consumes house on Sherwood Drive
The Valdosta Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that consumed a house Friday morning around 11 a.m.
Reception for Lakeland artist planned for Sunday
The Lanier County Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring a reception to honor local artist and craftsman Roger Johnson for his most recent commissioned sculpture that will be featured at the Holy Nativity Episcopal Church on St. Simons Island.
Moody AFB remembers fallen airman
Members of Moody Air Force Base’s 823rd Base Defense Squadron held a memorial service and tree dedication for Staff Sgt. Todd “TJ” Lobraico Thursday morning, who died in combat in 2013.
Council approves $36.7 million GEFA loan for sewer project
Valdosta council members unanimously approved the $36,781,448 loan from the clean water state revolving fund, administered by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) for the pump station, force main, headworks, and EQ Basin Project for the city’s sewer system.
Times flushes out more city sewage issues
Six manholes are sandwiched between Gil Harbin Industrial Boulevard and Tucker Road along Dukes Bay Canal and South Patterson St. Last week, the City of Valdosta repaired the manhole closest to Gil Harbin because of a collapsed line.
More spills than city reported
Wednesday afternoon, Times' reporters went to a location off of Gil Harbin Industrial Boulevard searching for manholes in an area known for leaking.
Victims’ Rights Week observed
Victims of crime gathered Wednesday to observe Victims’ Rights Week and received encouraging words from the father of a murdered Valdosta State University student.
Valdosta marches for babies
Registration begins on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. and the walk will start an hour later for the 3.5 mile March for Babies event at Mathis Auditorium, held annually to raise money to give more babies a healthy start in life.
Phillip Phillips to Play Wild Adventures Saturday
Leesburg native and American Idol winner Phillip Phillips returns to Georgia and takes the stage at Wild Adventures Saturday at 8 p.m.
504,000 gallons and counting
With four inches of rain between 3 p.m. Monday and 6 a.m. on Tuesday, a number of manholes around the area overflowed, resulting in a release of 504,000 gallons and more as the overflows continue.
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