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DA’s office accepting Christmas gift cards for children
Southern Circuit District Attorney’s Office is accepting donations of gift cards to give to child-abuse victims who have been placed in foster care.
St. Barnabas hosts Advent Lessons and Carols
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church’s 19th Annual Advent Lessons and Carols Service will be held this weekend.
Lowndes Sheriff’s Office receives traffic grant
Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a grant following the decline of traffic fatalities within the county in recent years.
To Kill a Mockingbird
Gauging the impact of “To Kill a Mockingbird” is difficult.
With Christmas right around the corner, the Valdosta Garden Clubs are preparing the Crescent for their annual Christmas Open House.
Hotel/Motel tax increase discussed at city council work session
The Valdosta City Council discussed a tax increase in the Accommodations (Hotel/Motel) Tax at their work session on Tuesday, along with other items that will be voted on in their regular session Thursday night.
Suspect jailed in wrecked ambulance case
A man charged with stealing an ambulance and leading law enforcement on a chase that resulted in a wreck has been arrested and faces multiple charges.
Wiregrass Optical Student Awarded Grant to Attend Leadership Conference
Wiregrass Opticianry student Matthew Priest will get to attend a leadership conference in his field of study as the only student representative from the state of Georgia.
Area Christmas events
The turkey has been eaten and holiday tunes are being played on the radio, which can only mean one thing — Christmas is in the air. To celebrate the holiday season, South Georgia will host a variety of Christmas-themed events.
Below is a list, by date, of the events being held this month:
3-car wreck on Gornto
A three car collision on Gornto Road resulted in the possible injury of at least one individual and brought traffic to a halt on the busy road for more than an hour.
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