Valdosta State Prison inmate dies during altercation with cellmate, according to GDC.AkamatsuNewsBreak Contributor
Commercial Block, Sale CityVanishing GeorgiaNewsBreak Contributor
QUOLA, Lowndes CountyMINDSETNewsBreak Contributor
Former Tifton Principal Faces 6 Criminal ChargesRealRedFoxNewsBreak Contributor
Body found during search in Valdosta pond boating incidentAkamatsuNewsBreak Contributor
City of Moultrie celebrates Colquitt Co.’s 168th birthday with fun facts
COLQUITT COUNTY, Ga. (WALB) - Colquitt County celebrated its 168th birthday on Sunday, Feb. 25. The county was created on Feb. 25, 1856, as an act of the Georgia General Assembly, according to the city. In honor of this occasion, the city of Moultrie posted five fun facts about the...
1 dead following attempted GSP stop that leads to crash
THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - One person is dead following a deadly single-vehicle crash that happened at the intersection of GA-38 and GA-300. On Thursday, Feb. 22 at 11:35 p.m., Georgia State Patrol (GSP) troopers responded to the scene. According to the police report, a deputy attempted to stop a black...
A Fiesta of Flavors: Moultrie's Top 5 Mexican Restaurants
In this article, we are going to explore five exceptional Mexican restaurants in Moultrie. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Discover the 5 Unmissable Pizzas in Valdosta
In this article, we explore five exceptional pizzerias in Valdosta. Have you had the chance to experience any of these delicious pizza spots? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Former Tift County High School Principal Arrested for Financial Misconduct
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) has arrested and charged Chad Stone, 50, of Tifton, GA, with theft by taking and unauthorized use of a financial transaction card, along with misuse of government-issued cards. The Tifton Police Department requested the GBI’s assistance on February 6, 2024. Investigations revealed that...
QUOLA, Lowndes County
Life is never short on it’s opportunities for growth, otherwise known as challenges. Over this past winter, four days before Christmas, the then only soup kitchen in Lowndes County closed leaving many wondering where to go for a prepared meal when in need. One local Christian-based organization “The Art of Good, Inc.” went to a City Council meeting in order to try to garner community support for a breakfast and dinner soup kitchen, potluck style put together by the community, but was not able to stay afloat and had to take a break for a few months to re-organize.
Fight leads to shooting injuring 2 in Thomasville, police say
THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - Two people are currently recovering after a large fight turned into a shooting late Thursday night, according to the Thomasville Police Department. Around 11:34 p.m., officers were called to the 100 block of Persimmon Street because of a “large unruly crowd,” a police statement said.
Valdosta man sentenced to 30 years in Adel drug case
ADEL, Ga. (WALB) - A Valdosta resident is now facing years behind bars after a 2022 drug arrest. Michael Stewart, 29, pleaded guilty and has now been sentenced to 30 years, with 15 years to be served in the Department of Correction, according to the Alapaha Judicial Circuit. Stewart was...
Commercial Block, Sale City
This abandoned commercial block is located at the main crossroads of what was once “downtown” Sale City. Though it’s been derelict for many years, it’s still standing as far as I can tell. The storefront on the left side of the block was a pharmacy, and it’s hard to imagine Sale City ever being large […]
Valdosta, GA Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around valdosta.
Valdosta State Prison inmate dies after fight
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WSAV) – The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) has confirmed the death of a Valdosta State Prison (VSP) inmate. Officials said Ricky Harris died on Tuesday as a result of an altercation with his roommate, Madarius Johnson. Harris was serving 15 years for aggravated assault out of Cherokee County, with a maximum release […]
🚧 Traffic Alert: Crash Blocks All Lanes on SR 38 E in Lowndes County, Georgia 🚧
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Georgia. An accident in Lowndes County, Georgia, has resulted in the blockage of all lanes on SR 38 East at the intersection with SR 135 (mile marker 24). Local authorities are urging motorists to avoid traveling in this direction and to seek alternative routes. The estimated time for reopening the lanes is at 8:00 am. For the latest updates on this incident, travelers can call the helpline at 511 or follow the event online at https://t.co/t4qynt8CdF.
Valdosta street performer brings awareness to suicide prevention
Saturday, Feb. 24, Tay will be dancing with the animals at Fifth Day Farm from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Valdosta glass manufacturer looks to double workforce by hiring local talent
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) — Arglass is looking to double their workforce in the next year creating opportunities for local talent feed to stay in the area for high paying tech and manufacturing jobs. “We want to build our team from the local community. Train them in this new industry...
Boat flips as cousins fish on freezing pond, Georgia officials say. One body found
Responders searched the pond for several hours with helicopters, drones and divers, officials said.
Thomasville’s Georgia Crate & Basket Co. issues statement after devastating fire
Out of 50 employees, around 25-30 employees are now without work due to the blaze, according to information obtained from WCTV.
GBI investigating 5 for alleged RICO racketeering in Cook Co.
ADEL, Ga. (WALB) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is investigating five people; including prominent business owners from Cook county. The State as well as the Defendant are asking for a 90-day extension in a civil case against them under the Georgia racketeering act. Chase Studstill, District Attorney for...
Lowndes County sets prescribed burns to get ahead of wildfire season
Wild fire season in Georgia runs February to May. Leaders in Lowndes County say they're working to get ahead of the danger.
Thomasville crate company to cut more than 20 jobs following massive fire Wednesday
THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) - More than 20 jobs are expected to be cut at a local business in Thomasville after it went up in flames Wednesday for over 12 hours. About 50 people work at the business, Georgia Crate & Basket Company. But, as a result of the massive fire,...
5 Georgians sold counterfeit items on Facebook Marketplace, subject of RICO investigation, DA says
Five people are the subject of a RICO investigation in South Georgia after the Cook County District Attorney said they sold counterfeit merchandise on Facebook Marketplace.