Lanier County, GA

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VFD firefighter, U.S. Marine loses home to fire in Lanier Co.

LANIER COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) - A home in Lanier County was completely lost to a fire, Lanier County Emergency Management said in a Facebook post Friday evening. The owner of the home, Matt Bridges, is a firefighter with the Valdosta Fire Department, former United States Marine and Purple Heart recipient, according to LCEM. Bridges “has spent his life serving others,” LCEM said the Facebook post.
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SGMC Foundation awards Jay Shaw scholarships

VALDOSTA – Lanier County High School seniors Ashton Abbott and Jenna Shaw received the 2021 Jay Shaw Scholarship, awarded by South Georgia Medical Center Foundation and the Shaw family. Both students plan to attend Valdosta State University in the fall where they will pursue a degree in health care, hospital...
Lanier County, GAvaldostatoday.com

SGMC provides scholarships to two Lanier High seniors

SGMC Foundation Awards Jay Shaw Scholarship Recipients. Lanier County High School seniors Ashton Abbott and Jenna Shaw received the 2021 Jay Shaw Scholarship, awarded by South Georgia Medical Center Foundation and the Shaw Family. Both students plan to attend Valdosta State University in the Fall where they will pursue a degree in healthcare.
Lanier County, GAWALB 10

2 Lanier Co. seniors awarded health care scholarship

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - Two Lanier County High School seniors recently received the 2021 Jay Shaw Scholarship, awarded by South Georgia Medical Center Foundation and the Shaw Family. Both Ashton Abbott and Jenna Shaw plan to attend Valdosta State University in the fall where they will pursue a degree in...
Lanier County, GAvaldostaceo.com

SGMC Foundation Awards Jay Shaw Scholarship Recipients

Lanier County High School seniors Ashton Abbott and Jenna Shaw received the 2021 Jay Shaw Scholarship, awarded by South Georgia Medical Center Foundation and the Shaw Family. Both students plan to attend Valdosta State University in the Fall where they will pursue a degree in healthcare. To receive the Jay...
Valdosta, GAvaldostatoday.com

Rudolph Albert Thornton

Rudolph Albert Thornton, 92, of Valdosta, passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021. He was born on September 13, 1928 in Lanier County, GA, to the late Harry Burns Thornton and Ada Williams Thornton. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he also owned and operated Thornton Drywall. He started Thornton Drywall in 1960, semi-retired in 1979, and fully retired in 2004 from Harry Thornton and Son Drywall. He also owned and operated Thornton Paving. He enjoyed NASCAR and loved racing. Rudolph adored gardening and a bowl of his favorite vanilla ice cream. He enjoyed fishing with his great grandchildren. He will be remembered by his family and his loving wife of 66 years, Annie Brunelle Thornton.
Charlton County, GAcharltoncountyherald.com

Tribe sweeps Lanier to become Region 2-A Champions

The Charlton County baseball team swept a three game series against Lanier County last week, and in the process clinched the Region 2-A championship. The Tribe finished the regular season with a 24-6 overall record and won the region with a 19-2 record. The Indians will now host the first round state playoff series against McIntosh County Academy beginning this Thursday. A doubleheader will be played Thursday and a third game will be played on Friday, if needed in the best of three series.
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Lanier's Carly Forrester commits to East Georgia State College

Lanier senior Carly Forrester committed Saturday to the East Georgia State College fastpitch softball program. Forrester went 4-2 with a 3.99 ERA as a senior for the Longhorns, in addition to hitting .269 with eight RBIs and eight doubles. She earned honorable mention acclaim in Region 8-AAAAAA.
Lakeland, GAValdosta Daily Times

Cub Scouts race at Camp Patten

LAKELAND – South Georgia Council held a Cub Scout Race Weekend at Camp Patten near this Lanier County town. More than 100 Cub Scouts came out to race, Scouting representatives said in a statement. Scouts raced pinewood derby cars, Lego derby cars and relay races. Cub Scout packs included 21...
Valdosta, GAvaldostatoday.com

Black Crow Media’s scholarship essay contest winners announced

Black Crow Media announced and celebrated the winners of the 15th Annual Black History Scholarship Essay contest this afternoon, with the help of community partners such as the title sponsor, Cass Burch. Andreas Anderson, of Lanier County, was the overall winner and recipient of a $2,000 scholarship check. Maggie Tarpley, Valdosta High School, was the runner-up and received a scholarship of $1,150, and Ekshya Katawal, Lowndes High School, was the second runner-up, receiving $750.
Lakeland, GAWALB 10

GBI: 1 arrested in Lanier Co. homicide

LAKELAND, Ga. (WALB) - A man has been arrested in connection to a Lakeland homicide, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). Lennon Roberts, Jr. aka “Bug,” 35, was arrested in connection to the death of Rodney Flowers, 47, on Wednesday. He was charged with felony murder, malice murder, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, tampering with evidence and second-degree arson, according to the GBI.
Lanier County, GAwtxl.com

GBI investigating death in Lanier County

LANIER COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a 47-year-old man was found dead inside his Lakeland home with apparent injuries. On Sunday, February 21, 2021, the GBI's Douglas Regional Office was requested by the Lakeland Police Department to conduct a death investigation. On Feb....
Lanier County, GAValdosta Daily Times

GBI Investigates homicide in Lanier County

LAKELAND — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is probing a homicide in Lanier County, authorities said Monday. At about 10:30 a.m. Sunday, the Lakeland Police Department responded to an apartment at on the 200 block of West Main Street to conduct a wellness check, according to a GBI statement issued Monday.