Valdosta Daily Times

What We Think

February 15, 2013

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-- — THUMBS UP: To Valdosta State University Blazers pitcher Nick Fogarty. Last weekend, Fogarty pitched a perfect game against Paine College. It is only the second time a VSU pitcher has pitched a perfect game in the school’s history; the last time came more than 40 years ago. Fogarty and the Blazers final score: 12-0.

THUMBS UP: To Lowndes County Probate Judge Terri Adams for making the annual Valentine’s Day weddings at the courthouse a special event for the newlyweds. This year, Adams presided over the Valentine nuptials of 15 couples. Adams even postponed vacation time to ensure she could officiate the Valentine’s Day weddings.

THUMBS UP: To Jeff Stewart and another              successful year for the Father-Daughter Dance. He started the dance nearly 20 years ago so he could spend time with his two daughters and show them how they should one day expect to be treated on a date. The idea caught on. The dance’s four sessions attracted hundreds of fathers and daughters last weekend.

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    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

  • Welcoming home the ‘Unseen Project’

    Two months ago, they embarked on an ambitious endeavor: Two friends, riding on motorcycles criss-crossing the United States, followed by a film crew, on a faith-based tour to find America the Unseen.

    July 17, 2014

  • A downtown church’s faith

    First Baptist Church made a leap of faith this past weekend.

    July 16, 2014

  • Overpass has double potential

    They say it will be here sooner than we think.

    July 16, 2014

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