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The City of Valdosta plans to plant more than 60 trees as part of its Arbor Day Celebration.AkamatsuNewsBreak Contributor
Gasoline prices gradually rise in the southern region of Georgia.AkamatsuNewsBreak Contributor
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 […]
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...
Valdosta announces new Withlacoochee Lab Facility
VALDOSTA – The City of Valdosta will celebrate the new Withlacoochee Lab Facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The City of Valdosta is pleased to announce the inauguration of its new Withlacoochee (WPCP) Lab Facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for March 5 at 10 am. The event will take place at the plant’s location, 3182 Wetherington Lane.
Valdosta street performer brings awareness to suicide prevention
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - According to reports, suicide rates for 2023 were at an all-time high for the United States. As a suicide survivor Kevonta Browne better known as “TayBLit” started performing on the streets to bring awareness about suicide. He said, “I feel like it’s suicide awareness....
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.
Valdosta Junior Service League to host “Bags of Blessing” diaper drive
VALDOSTA – The Valdosta Junior Service League will hold the “Bags of Blessings” diaper drive to help mothers in need. The Valdosta Junior Service League is kicking off an important diaper drive called “Bags of Blessings” to support expecting mothers in need through Options Now!
A Culinary Tour of Valdosta: 4 Mexican Restaurants That Stand Out
This article presents four noteworthy Mexican restaurants located in Valdosta. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
🚧 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.
STEVIE FAST IS QUICK AT LIGHTS OUT 15, SETS THE PACE IN RVW
When there's a point to be proven, rest assured that doorslammer drag racing icon Stevie "Fast" Jackson isn't shy about getting the job done. Some circles believed Jackson was finished in small tire racing after years of being absent at the drag radial events. Let the record reflect very few...
Valdosta State honors and remembers first black students
This Thursday, Feb. 22, 3-5 p.m., Dr. Willie Houseal will speak about his experiences ensuring equal representation in local governments.
Southside Library reopens in Valdosta after renovations
Valdosta's Southside Library reopened after over a year of renovating. The library has been serving the public for 32 years.
16th Annual Valdosta People's Choice Photo Contest Celebrates Community Spirit
The City of Valdosta is thrilled to announce the commencement of the 16th Annual Valdosta People's Choice Photo Contest in collaboration with the esteemed Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts. As a longstanding tradition spanning a decade, this event continues to inspire residents to encapsulate the essence of life in Valdosta through the lens of their cameras.
Local Hero: Valdosta PD's Lt. Altobello Honored as Officer of the Year
Lieutenant Vincent Altobello from the Valdosta Police Department has received the Officer of the Year award at the Rotary Club of Valdosta's 17th Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner. The award acknowledges Lt. Altobello's 14-year service to the community. His work in public safety and law enforcement, including life-saving actions and criminal apprehension, led to this recognition.
Afternoon crash delays traffic
Rick Patrick email@example.com On Monday, Feb. 19, at approximately 3 p.m., a two-car crash occurred at the intersection of Base Street and Duval Avenue. According to a report filed by Officer Minicks with the Madison Police Department (MPD), a dark gray Toyota Rav-4, driven by a 16-year-old female from Madison, was sitting at the light at the intersection attempting to make a left turn north onto Duval Avenue, from Base Street, when it was struck by a silver Lexus sedan, driven.
Increase in juvenile crime leads South Ga. community to pray for peace
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - One in 14 arrests are people younger than 18, according to the U.S. Department of Juvenile Justice. The increase in juvenile crime has raised concerns from business owners and church leaders who want to take action. “The problems are overtaking the city, the community, and our...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.79 and $3.29 in Valdosta as of 2024-02-23. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.267, a week ago the price is $3.284 , according to AAA.
Wiregrass to host Corks & Forks in March
VALDOSTA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Foundation will host the Corks & Forks fundraising event this March. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Foundation is hosting its popular Corks & Forks fundraising event on Thursday, March 14 at Hallabrook Hill in Valdosta. Tickets are available for the public to purchase and attend. This event is a culinary experience of small plate samplings by local chefs and restaurants along with a wine pairing. Corks & Forks raises funds to provide student scholarships and program assistance for the College. Participating in the event this year are Stanley Cox with 306 North/Covington’s, Nick Harden with Big Nick’s, Chris Milstead and Cliff Jones with Fairway Tavern, Randy DeCoudres and Justin Stephens with Friend’s Grille & Bar, Mikki Hudson with Jessie’s Restaurant, Jessica Blackburn with Wiregrass Southern Bistro (Quitman), and Hunter Wills and Mitchell Pitts with Wiregrass Culinary Arts Program.
Wild Adventures unveils 2024 concerts and special events
VALDOSTA – Wild Adventures announced its 2024 Concert and Special Events lineup, revealing a star-studded schedule. VALDOSTA, Ga. – Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, Ga. announced its 2024 Concert and Special Events lineup Tuesday, revealing a star-studded schedule including performances from award-winning artists and family-centered events promising to deliver the park’s biggest season yet.
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.
Refreshing Delights: Discover the 4 Must-Visit Juice Bars & Smoothies in Valdosta
In this article, we will be exploring four exceptional Juice Bars & Smoothies spots in Valdosta. Have you had the chance to visit any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!