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Valdosta man sentenced for illegal gun possession

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - A Valdosta man was sentenced to prison after illegally possessing a gun, according to the US Attorney’s Office of the Middle District of Georgia. Deontray Demorria Crumpton, 25, was sentenced to eight and a half years in prison and three years of supervised release to run concurrently with any term of imprisonment imposed in a Miami-Dade County, Fla. state case and consecutively to any term of imprisonment imposed in a pending Lowndes County case for probation violation.
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Five displaced after Valdosta fire, cause of fire under investigation

Authorities in Valdosta are investigating a recent house fire that left five people displaced. Shortly after 9 P.M., on Thursday, June 23, the Valdosta Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire at 921 Nardo Street. VPD says the first fire unit arrived within five minutes. On the...
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Georgia gang member sentenced to prison for unlawful gun possession

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WRBL) — A Valdosta, Georgia, resident was sentenced to serve 105 months in prison for illegally possessing a gun, according to United States Attorney’s Office for Middle District Georgia. Deontrey Demorria Crumpton, 25, was sentenced on June 21 after previously pleading guilty to his charge of illegally owning a firearm as a convicted […]
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Wetter pattern is finally here

Yesterday, Albany was 1° shy of a record high. It was the warmest day since July 1st, 2012. Valdosta got to 102°, its warmest day in 3 years. Tifton got to 101, its warmest day in 11 years (or June 15th, 2011). Moultrie got to 100 degrees for the first time since June 7th, 2011.
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Valdosta apartment complex purchased for $8.5M

VALDOSTA – Latitude 30 Apartments, a multifamily property, was purchased by Oakwood Capital for $8.5 million. According to Digital Journal, Oakwood capital purchased Latitude 30 Apartments in Valdosta, Georgia for $8.5 million. Oakwood originally acquired the property in the first quarter of 2022 and recently completed the million dollar aquisition.
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Wild Adventures celebrates America with two-week festival

VALDOSTA – Wild Adventures celebrates America for the Fourth of July holiday featuring special events during a two-week festival. Wild Adventures Theme Park celebrates the Fourth of July holiday and summer the only way it knows how; with epic fun, heart pumping entertainment and fireworks. Celebrate America Festival, presented...
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Gutherie Lumber Company in Cecil catches fire

CECIL, Ga. (WALB) -Fire personnel worked to contain a fire that happened at Guthrie Lumber Company located on Union Street on Wednesday, according to Cook County Fire Chief Johnny West. The Cecil Fire Department, Lowndes County Fire Department, East Berrien Fire Department, Brooks County Fire Department, and the Georgia Forestry...
CECIL, GA
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Green Power EMC, Colquitt EMC award grant to VSU STEAM center

CHECK PRESENTATION PHOTO CAPTION: Valdosta State University’s STEAM Center for Applied Creativity and Innovation recently received a $1,000 Renewable Energy STEAM Grant from Green Power EMC and Colquitt EMC. Pictured are Dr. Robert T. Smith, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at VSU; Shelby Cloud, marketing specialist at Colquitt EMC; Dr. Richard A. Carvajal, president of VSU; Dr. Brian Gerber, director of the STEAM Center at VSU; Sonya Aldridge, director of public relations at Colquitt EMC; John Crawford, vice president for University Advancement at VSU; and kids attending science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics camp activities at the STEAM Center this summer.
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Fire departments team up to put out large lumber yard fire in Cook County

CECIL, Ga. (WCTV) - The Cook County Fire Department says it teamed up with a multitude of agencies to put out a large fire at a lumber yard in Cecil on Wednesday. According to a CCFD Facebook post, the fire started in the sawmill, then spread fast through the lumber yard. CCFD says it was the largest fire it had to battle while temperatures outside were 102 degrees.
CECIL, GA
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Tifton man sentenced for trafficking heorin

TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - A Tifton man was sentenced to over a decade in prison for trafficking heroin from Atlanta to south Georgia, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Georgia. Joshua Gannon Deanda, 24, was sentenced to over 12 years in prison. In November...
TIFTON, GA
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Tifton man who led police on high-speed chase sentenced for drug trafficking

A Tifton man who led police on a high-speed chase has been sentenced to prison for trafficking heroin to south central Georgia. 24-year-old Joshua Gannon Deanda, was sentenced to twelve and a half years in prison resulting from his role actively trafficking large quantities of heroin into South Central Georgia from sources in metro Atlanta. Deanda was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Hugh Lawson on June 21 after previously pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin.
TIFTON, GA
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Cecil lumber yard fire smolders into the night

CECIL, GA – Firefighters are keeping a close eye on a lumber yard fire which ignited Wednesday afternoon in Cecil and continues to smolder. The call for help from Guthrie’s Lumber Yard came a little after 4pm. The flames quickly swept through the large parcel of property, burning...
CECIL, GA

Georgia man sentenced to prison for heroine trafficking

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WRBL) — A man from Tifton, Georgia, was sentenced to twelve and a half years in prison for his role in trafficking heroine from metro Atlanta to South Georgia. Joshua Gannon Deanda, 24, previously pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin. He was sentenced to 150 months on June 21. In October of […]
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Former Valdosta prison officer pleads guilty in concealing assault case

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - A former supervisory correctional officer at Valdosta State Prison pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court for attempting to conceal an assault on an inmate. Geary Staten, 31, pleaded guilty to misprision of a felony for attempting to conceal an assault on an inmate incarcerated at the...
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