Here is another around of applause for the individuals and organizations doing great things in our community.

Here’s another round of applause for individuals and organizations doing great things in the community.

Back in June, we commended the Lowndes County Board of Education for its decision to not go out of town to conduct annual planning sessions, often known as “retreats.” 

The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts observes a half century of bringing Broadway and Vegas-style shows to Valdosta this week.

Our military veterans have defended our rights throughout the distant past of our nation’s history to the battles that are as fresh as today’s headlines.

Here’s another round of applause — early this week — for individuals and organizations doing great things in the community.

Here’s another round of applause for individuals and organizations doing great things in the community.

It’s only Nov. 3, with temperatures forecast in the 80s for the coming week, but already, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

Only two days remain to vote early in the municipal elections.

Little superheroes, ballerinas, witches and ghosts will be traveling door to door Tuesday evening, seeking treats or making a promise for tricks.

Here’s another round of applause for individuals and organizations doing great things in the community.

People complain about letters to the editor and guest columns they disagree with and often asked us, “Why do you publish such things?”

We join the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety in the effort to prevent crashes involving tractors and farm vehicles.

It should not have taken the Harvey Weinstein scandal to draw attention to a serious problem that extends way beyond Hollywood.

October is recognized nationally as Adopt a Shelter Dog Month.

When an employer interviews a prospective employee, the challenges include looking beyond the self-promotional jargon that candidates often learn in interviewing skills training, sifting through the mastered body language techniques and seeing straight through the mirroring gimmick to find t…

People will find a compelling portrait of the Valdosta community this weekend when Keep Lowndes/Valdosta Beautiful participates in the annual Rivers Alive event.

We join the he Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program in encouraging motorcycle riders to ride safety and urging all other motorists to be watchful of two- and three-wheeled vehicles on our roadways. 

Tuesday, Oct. 10, is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 7 municipal elections.

Every October, the number of pink ribbons attest to the number of South Georgia women who have survived, who are battling breast cancer, and those who lost the fight.

Here’s another round of applause for individuals and organizations doing great things in the community.

As we continue to recognize National Newspaper Week and think about the importance of the work we do each day, we are humbled by the support and words of encouragement we receive from the community and thousands of readers in print and online.  

Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies go out to the victims, their families and loved ones following the horrific mass shooting and senseless loss of life in Las Vegas. 

Georgia law says, “The General Assembly finds and declares that the strong public policy of this state is in favor of open government.”

Here’s another round of applause for individuals and organizations doing great things in the community.

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