Valdosta Daily Times

What We Think

January 11, 2014

Thumbs up

-- — THUMBS UP: To the new city officials sworn into office this week. Throughout South Georgia, new names and faces joined various city councils. May your respective cities benefit from your service.

THUMBS UP: To the First Tee program which incorporates golf in the classroom. Using golf as a tool, participating South Georgia schools can help students better understand and adopt important life skills.

The First Tee program focuses on nine core values and nine healthy habits. The core values

are honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect,

confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy and judgment. The core healthy habits are

energy, play, safety, vision, mind, family, friends, school and community.

THUMBS UP: To Southeastern Federal Credit Union. This week, as students prepared to return to classes from the holiday break, Southeastern donated 150 boxes of paper to five Valdosta and Lowndes County schools.

THUMBS UP: To area organizations that provided shelter during this week’s cold spell. Temperatures reached sustained lows in the region, below freezing for portions of two days. The shelters offered warm places for people who had no other alternatives but the cold.

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What We Think
  • The Times belongs to you

    The Valdosta Daily Times belongs to you. As we move forward with new leadership in our newsroom, we want you to know about our continued commitment to the communities we serve.

    July 28, 2014

  • The art of plenty to do

    In Sunday’s paper, readers found an extensive list of shows, exhibits, concerts and more for the upcoming arts seasons in Valdosta-Lowndes County.

    July 27, 2014

  • The power of One

    Christine Batson wondered the same thing that many people wonder.

    July 26, 2014

  • Thumbs Up

    THUMBS UP: To Air Force Lt. Col. David Rayman. The 75th Fighter Squadron commander recently logged 3,000 flight hours in the A-10C Thunderbolt II. A rare feat. In presenting a Moody Air Force Base story on his accomplishment in The Times, it’s good to see the face and know the name of one of the many pilots who cross our South Georgia skies. Congratulations on 3,000 and thank you for your service.

    July 26, 2014

  • Closing another summer chapter

    The South Georgia Regional Library brings its 2014 summer reading program to a close this weekend with an event that celebrates readers and writers.

    July 24, 2014

  • Countdown for voter apathy

    If you don’t think your vote counts, talk to Ellis Black and John Page today.

    July 24, 2014

  • Vote to remove signs

    Congratulations to the winners in the primary runoff election Tuesday.

    July 23, 2014

  • Runoff election counts today

    Today is an election day that started just a little more than two months ago.

    July 21, 2014

  • PSST! Only one week left

    Peach State Summer Theatre enters its final week of performances for the 2014 season. This means there are only a few more opportunities left to see “Mary Poppins,” “Smokey Joe’s Cafe,” and “42nd Street.”

    July 20, 2014

  • The wisdom of animals

    Animals may be smarter than us. If you don’t think so take a look at how we humans deal with the oppressive heat of summer. Compare our activities with those of animals.

    July 19, 2014

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