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  • 140411-sherwoodfire001.jpg 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.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • artist bi_43308581_0 copy.jpg 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.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140410-moody_dedication002.jpg 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.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Gavel-courtroom.jpg 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.

    April 11, 2014 2 Photos

  • 140410-Sewage002.jpg 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.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140409-sewage001.jpg 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.

    April 10, 2014 3 Photos

  • 140409-VictimsServices003.jpg 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.

    April 10, 2014 2 Photos

  • images-1.jpg 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.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • images.jpg 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.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140408-Sewage002.jpg 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.

    April 9, 2014 2 Photos

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