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  • 140718 - House Fire #10E24F.JPG Fire damages Valdosta home

    The Valdosta Fire Department dispatched 16 firefighters, in two minutes to a structure fire at the intersection of Floyd Street and West Street Friday around 1 p.m.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Valdosta Bike Rack002.jpg Valdosta receives some new bicycle racks

    Parking availability is increasing in Downtown Valdosta through the installation of four new bicycle racks for public use. The City of Valdosta hopes the artistic bicycle racks will create a more “bicycle friendly” community, while also providing decorative and interesting street art in the downtown area.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • N1312P48002C.jpg Christmas comes early to Wild Adventures

    Wild Adventures cools things off this weekend with Christmas in July. The taste of the holidays in the middle of summer takes place Saturday and Sunday.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140717 - Operation M#10E1EB.JPG Workshop helps vets market skills in civilian job market

    Due to government cutbacks, Moody Air Force Base is expecting to lose 300 to 400 personnel; Operation Moody Transition held its Ready, Set, Go: Resume & Networking Workshop Thursday at Moody AFB to help veterans turn their military job skills into civilian-speak.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Moody AFB gift copy.jpg Veteran mentors Moody’s airmen

    After the alarm sounded the airman took cover in a nearby bunker, thinking he would be safe — until a rocket landed inside, exploding upon impact.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 071614-NardoStreet001 copy.jpg Police probe Valdosta shooting

    Valdosta police are looking for a suspect in a Wednesday night shooting but have concerns about the reliability of the victim’s statements after he gave a false name.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140716-Development_A#10E1D0.jpg Authority makes it official

    Approximately 75 people attended the Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority ribbon cutting Wednesday at its new facility.

    July 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Residents largely absent from millage hearings

    Lowndes County Commission held two of the required three public hearings Wednesday on the proposed millage rate increase.

    July 17, 2014

  • Ashley Diamond DOC.jpg Center: Transgender inmate denied treatments

    The Southern Poverty Law Center has threatened legal action against the Georgia Department of Corrections for refusing to provide hormone treatments for a Valdosta State Prison inmate with gender identity disorder.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140715-Camp_Discovery001.jpg Happy Campers

    Each week since Memorial Day, Valdosta State University has been holding week-long kids summer camps.

    July 16, 2014 4 Photos

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