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  • Qualifying a horse race

    With the announcement earlier this week by Sen. Tim Golden that he was not going to seek reelection this year, candidates seemed to appear from everywhere. Rumors flew all week, the Bird Supper in Atlanta was a rumor mill, and the jockeying for position was more reminiscent of a Kentucky Derby than a typical south Georgia qualifying week.

    March 8, 2014

  • Thumbs up

    aaTHUMBS UP: To Music Funeral Home for its donation of a pall flag to honor fallen Valdosta city firefighters. Casey Music presented the flag to the Valdosta Fire Department this week. The flag will be draped over a firefighter’s casket during funeral services. It honors the brave men and women who spent their lives battling fires.

    March 7, 2014

  • Time to save the daylight

    If you’re a little more sleepy this Sunday morning and subsequent mornings, blame Benjamin Franklin.

    March 6, 2014

  • Bringing the world to Valdosta

    This week’s Azalea International Folk Fair is more than beautiful costumes, exotic dances, and intriguing foods.

    March 6, 2014

  • Azalea Festival celebrates our region

    The Valdosta-Lowndes County Azalea Festival returns Saturday and Sunday.

    March 5, 2014

  • Garren leaves proud legacy

    When Ken Garren was asked to step in at the Industrial Authority, it was a time of great turmoil in the late 1990s. The Authority had recently split from the Chamber of Commerce, it’s director left in disgrace, and the entire county commission was voted out of office following the decision to bring Sterling Chemical Co. to the community.

    March 3, 2014

  • Annual Bird Supper this week

    As the legislative session winds down to its final days, many in the community will travel to Atlanta this week to attend the annual Bird Supper.

    March 2, 2014

  • Calling for candidates

    Beginning Monday, the week-long qualifying period for candidates in the November election begins.

    March 1, 2014

  • Thumbs up

    THUMBS UP: To Mac Loudermilk. The Valdosta High School senior racked up several awards
    earlier this week during the annual Wildcats Touchdown Club football banquet. Loudermilk won the Howard Bridges Scholastic Award, the Wright Bazemore Scholarship Award and the Special Teams Award for his successes on the gridiron this past season.

    February 28, 2014

  • A salute to Black History Month

    Today is the last day of February.

    February 28, 2014

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