VALDOSTA — The Lowndes County Engineering Department announces an emergency road closure on Skipper Bridge Road, CR 781, from Griffin Drive to Coppage Road due to the flood waters of the Withlacoochee River. Skipper Bridge Road will be closed until the flood waters have receded. A detour will be established southbound at GA Hwy 122 E to Val Del Road to McMillan Road and back to Skipper Bridge Road. A detour will be established northbound at McMillan Road to Val Del Road to GA Hwy 122 E and back to Skipper Bridge Road. All motorists are encouraged to be cautious when traveling this area.
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Man said to be homesick for prison gets 3 1/2 years
An ex-con who spent most of his adult life behind bars on Thursday got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank. The 74-year-old gets to go back to the place he called home — prison.
Greenleaf embarks on ‘a new beginning’
Greenleaf Center invites health-care professionals and business leaders to a ribbon cutting at its 2209 Pineview Drive location to recognize the newly renovated hospital.
Today in History for Friday, April 18, 2014
Today is Good Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
VSU, LHS bands partner for concert
Valdosta State University Music Department’s Wind Ensemble and Lowndes High School’s Wind Symphony present a joint concert, 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 21, Whitehead Auditorium, VSU Fine Arts Building, corner of Oak and Brookwood.
Southeastern Federal, VSU host baseball, movie in the park
Almost everyone enjoys movies and almost everyone enjoys baseball, so what happens when you combine the two? That is exactly what Southeastern Federal Credit Union will be doing tonight with its Movies in the Park event.
Valdosta playwright becomes author
A Valdosta playwright has turned her play into a new book.
Wild Adventures hosts Ostrich Easter Egg Hunt
Tie on your Easter bonnet and hop over to Wild Adventures Saturday, April 19, for an Easter egg hunt with a distinctly Wild Adventures twist.
GMC Valdosta holding Admissions Day
Georgia Military College Valdosta will be hosting Admissions Day on Tuesday from 8-6 p.m.
Color Me Free fun run planned
South Georgia House of Hope is having a Color Me Free 5k Fun Run/Walk April 26 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., to emphasize Alcohol Awareness Month. All funds raised will benefit South Georgia House of Hope, which is a long-term residential home for women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction and abuse.
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