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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.
Another arrest made in kidnapping
Another arrest was made in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor’s father, federal investigators said Thursday.
Quantavious Thompson was taken into custody late Wednesday afternoon, FBI spokeswoman Shelley Lynch said in a statement. Details on his arrest weren’t immediately available.
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Bat-killing fungus spreads in Georgia
Black Diamond Tunnel sits just outside the city of Clayton in the northeast corner of Georgia. Today, the man-made tunnel is the state’s largest known winter shelter for some of Georgia’s 16 bat species. It’s also the latest site in the state to fall victim to white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that’s killed more than 6 million bats in the eastern half of the U.S.
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