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Preparing for weather
In the wake of last week’s winter storm, that brought Atlanta to a frozen standstill and prompted Gov. Nathan Deal to form a weather task force, comes Georgia’s annual Severe Weather Awareness Week lasting through Friday.
Americans withholding food
Americans give freely to charities, perform more community service voluntarily than the citizens of any other country, and are the first to send aid to other areas in times of crisis. So why is it that this genial and kind nation has such an issue thinking that someone might get something for free?
Burglary: Answering a call
In response to a recent spike in break-ins, the Valdosta Police Department initiated a burglary unit Monday.
The announcement of the unit comes in the wake of an interrupted burglary last week. Police caught one suspect hiding in a house while another suspect was apprehended after a chase through the city.
Fathers teaching daughters
It began as a small gathering for fathers and daughters. It has become one of Valdosta’s most popular social events of the year.
A winning Super Bowl plan
If The Times weekly poll is any indication, there are far more Broncos fans in South Georgia than there are Seahawks fans.
THUMBS UP: To the people who answered a call for more bedding, blankets, pillows, etc., for the Salvation Army emergency shelter. The shelter regularly has nine beds for people in need each night. With recent cold spells, the Salvation Army has prepared room for as many as 15 people. With the past week’s severe winter weather forecast, the Salvation Army made room for more people, but needed the additional bedding to provide adequate housing. It’s a reminder of how much the Salvation Army does for the community throughout the year.
The time we’re given
If you’ve heard it once, you have likely heard it a dozen times this week.
Common sense isn’t so common
Forecasters talked about the storm system moving across the Southeastern U.S. for several days, adjusting the forecast continuously to provide the most up-to-date weather information.
‘Weather or not’: Schools did the right thing
We will know today if the forecasts were right or wrong.
Cool heads for cold temperatures
During the next several hours and throughout today and Wednesday, you will likely hear about the many things you will need and the many things you should do to prepare for and endure a winter storm with the possibility of sleet, snow and ice for South Georgia.
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