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Pinevale holds beach day
Loud music, dancing and frozen treats sound more like a day on the beach than a day at school, but for the students at Pinevale Elementary School, that’s exactly what school was like on Friday.
Civitan honors local ministers
The Valdosta Civitan Club honored three local ministers, Rev. Benny Daniels, the Rev. Terry Weber-Rodriguez and the Rev. Ismael Rodriguez. These ministers/assistants relayed some of their experiences as they served as chaplains while in military service. Each year, Civitan International designates February as Clergy Appreciation Month. This is a special time of appreciation for clergy of all faiths who serve their community.
Parker named 2014 Lowndes High STAR Student
Christian Slade Parker was named the 2014 STAR Student for Lowndes High School.
Crossroads students take part in Living History Museum
The students at Crossroads Baptist School have been learning their history lessons in a unique way this semester. While learning from a book is always beneficial, the students at Crossroads were able to learn their history lessons by acting them out during their Living History Museum.
Country superstar Luke Bryan goes home to Leesburg, Georgia
From personal tragedy to the top of the charts, country’s newest superstar, Luke Bryan, 37, has lived a life worthy of any great country song. But for Bryan, the road started in a small town called Leesburg, Ga., with a population just shy of 3,000. “Everything you see is ingrained in my music and who I am as a person,” he tells Sunday’s Parade.
Moody plans memorial service
Moody's 823d Base Defense Squadron will hold a memorial service and tree dedication in honor of U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Todd J. Lobraico Jr. April 10 at 10:30 a.m.
Burglary suspects charged
Warrants have been issued for three individuals in the ransacking of a local minister’s home after the teenagers were arrested for an unrelated burglary and admitted to their involvement in the incident.
Chamber awards honor local businesses, members
At the Fifth Annual Chamber Choice Awards Thursday night, members of the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce came together to celebrate fellow members.
Lowndes County middle schools’ FBLAs win at state conference
FBLA students from Hahira Middle School, Lowndes Middle School and Pine Grove Middle School attended the FBLA-ML State Leadership Conference in Perry on Feb. 25. The students competed against (13) Middle Level Regions located across the state of Georgia.
Team Lean awards presented
The 10-week weight loss competition Team Lean came to an end Thursday and awards were given to the top 10 “biggest losing” male, female and team.
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