Valdosta Daily Times

What We Think

What We Think
  • Voice your opinion

    Voices have been heard, concerns raised, opinions considered and a map created that may shape how Valdosta City Schools will redistrict its elementary schools for the 2014-15 academic year.

    March 12, 2014

  • Georgia’s future and its forests

    Georgia’s economy was built and is still sustained by its natural resources. Today, agriculture remains the number one economic engine in the state, and a large part of that engine still runs off of Georgia’s forestry-related industries.

    March 10, 2014

  • Ray City plows into farming roots

    If you want to gain a deeper appreciation for the grit of our agrarian ancestors, check out Ray City’s annual Old Fashion Plow Day this weekend.

    March 9, 2014

  • 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

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