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Commission denies City’s annexation request
Lowndes County received an annexation request from the City of Hahira for five parcels of land that spanned approximately 66 acres, for the purpose of future development, and because the applicant sought city water and sewer.
Confederate Memorial Day observed this weekend
The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Valdosta Chapter 471, will observe Confederate Memorial Day, 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Literary Guild hears Fannie Flagg’s latest
“Reading for fun is great, but learning while reading is super,” Sandra Connell told the Literary Guild at the April meeting.
Performance index tops Lowndes school board meeting
Lowndes County Board of Education celebrated the results of the College and Career Readiness Performance Index scores during its regular session Monday night.
Sheriff hosts Prescription Take-Back Day
The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office will collect unused medications this Saturday as a part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
Road re-opens following flooding
Lowndes County officials re-opened one road Monday while keeping an eye on the area’s waterways for potential flooding.
Second ‘Quitman 11’ case mistrial
Another week-long trial ended again in mistrial last week in the case of Lula Smart, the Brooks County woman charged in a case of unlawful possession of election ballots, according to court officials Monday.
School systems get report cards
South Georgia school systems received mixed results, with some showing performance increases while others suffered decreases, in the College and Career Ready Performance Index released Monday by Georgia State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge.
Flood warning extended
A flood warning for the Withlacoochee River at Valdosta has been extended until Wednesday afternoon.
Memorial tourney returns
The Doug Henderson III Memorial Golf Tournament has raised thousands of dollars for scholarship funds and to help organizations throughout the region.
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