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Kingston, Perdue offer few details on budget fixes
Neither Rep. Jack Kingston nor businessman David Perdue has detailed a clear course for changing the nation’s fiscal situation, instead broadly railing against government spending and debt in their campaign for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat.
Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce
The heavy thud of tank shells, often just seconds apart, echoed across the Gaza Strip early Friday as thousands of Israeli soldiers launched a ground invasion, escalating a 10-day campaign of heavy air bombardments to try to destroy Hamas’ rocket-firing abilities and the tunnels militants use to infiltrate Israel.
VHS Season Tickets on Sale Now
Valdosta High School season tickets are on sale now.
Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane
Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict. The rebels denied downing the aircraft.
Florida women arrested at local LaQuinta; One for solicitation of prostitution
A tip from hotel employees about suspicious activity led to the arrest of two Florida women on prostitution and drug charges Thursday morning.
Today in History for Friday, July 18, 2014
Today is Friday, July 18, the 199th day of 2014. There are 166 days left in the year.
Hayden installed as Elks district deputy
As members of the Elks-USA from across the nation gathered in New Orleans, La., from July 13–17, Bruce Hayden of Valdosta was installed as district deputy to the Elks National President for the lodges in the Southeast District of the Georgia Elks Association.
Leadership Lowndes hosts Celebrity Waiter event
Leadership Lowndes is hosting its first Celebrity Waiter event, featuring numerous local personalities serving participants.
Hahira hosting Water Day Luau
Saturday, Hahira will host its first ever Water Day Luau from noon – 4 p.m.
BARC plans to hold fundraising ball
BARC Humane Society, a Lowndes County/Brooks County animal rescue, is planning a gala fundraising event — the First Annual BARC Ball — to help save the lives of abandoned, sick and injured animals.
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