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  • Mayor says NYC man’s arrest, death ‘troubling’

    A New York City man died during an arrest — partially captured on amateur video — during which a plain-clothes police officer placed him in what appeared be a choke hold while several others brought him to the ground and struggled to place him in handcuffs.

    July 19, 2014

  • Today in History for Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Today is Saturday, July 19, the 200th day of 2014. There are 165 days left in the year.

    July 19, 2014

  • Hyer earns Eagle Scout rank

    Chad Hyer, 14, the son of David and Maren Hyer of Hahira,  was awarded scouting’s highest rank of Eagle recently after leading Troop 418 in building a new bridge at Reed Bingham State Park in Cook County.

    July 19, 2014

  • Hahiran receives mission call

    Joel Hyer, 18, the son of David and Maren Hyer of Hahira, recently received the call to serve a full-time mission  for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Joel has been assigned to serve in the Utah Ogden Spanish-speaking mission for two years.

    July 19, 2014

  • Sewer construction work to affect Oak Street traffic

    The City of Valdosta Engineering Department will continue sewer main construction in Annexed Island 35B for two weeks, beginning Monday, July 21.

    July 19, 2014

  • tourbus.jpg One dead, 50 injured in upstate NY tour bus crash

    A teenage girl died and more than 50 people were injured when a Canadian tour bus skidded off Interstate 87, broke through a median guard rail and rolled on its side down a steep embankment in northeastern New York.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hilton Garden Inn Albany Georgia Recognized as one of the “Best of the Best” in North America

    Hilton Corporation has recently recognized the Hilton Garden Inn in Albany Georgia as one of its best performing hotels in North America for overall Product Quality, Service and Loyalty.

    July 18, 2014

  • Christian Counsel for a Confused Culture to begin Sunday

    A Doerun ministry is sponsoring a conference next week to help pastors and other Christians learn to relate to loved ones who are experiencing homosexual feelings.

    July 18, 2014

  • Senate-Georgia_Rich copy.jpg 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.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mideast Israel Palest_Rich(1).jpg 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.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

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