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  • 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

  • 13-04-24-golf-proam-007.jpg Daly back for the South Georgia Classic

    The South Georgia Classic will have at least one major celebrity on the course at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club this month with the return of PGA professional and fan favorite John Daly to the Web.com tournament.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • HORTON, KENNETH LEE.jpg Police arrest Ponderosa shooting suspect

    A month after the incident, the man wanted for a shooting on Ponderosa Drive was arrested after a stakeout Monday morning.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140409_VSU_dancer.jpg Silent Dancer

    Having watched Sharia Stripling dance and perform for the past few years in Valdosta State University Theatre & Dance productions and musicals, audiences would never know she's deaf.

    April 9, 2014 2 Photos

  • Lowndes County Board of Commissioners rezones

    At Tuesday afternoon's meeting, the Lowndes County Board of Commissioners approved several rezoning changes, considered a recent Board of Assessors appeal and voted on grant requests, among other things.

    April 9, 2014

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