Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Murder, and Kidnapping Raise Concerns in Valdosta, GeorgiaGeorgia Safety Gazette4 HOURS AGO
Convicted Felon Arrested Following Discovery of Firearms, Over 900 MDMA Pills and More in ValdostaDaily Coffee PressNewsBreak Contributor
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Investigation Underway After Citizen Discovers Human Remains in ValdostaDaily Coffee PressNewsBreak Contributor
$510K for Valdosta Food & Housing InsecurityRealRedFoxNewsBreak Contributor
Two Valdosta Juveniles Among Five Arrested by the GBI in Homicide of Thomson 13-Year-OldDaily Coffee PressNewsBreak Contributor
Human remains found in travel bus behind Valdosta church.
Valdosta Police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigations are investigating human remains found in the parking lot of the Crossing Jordan church.
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Murder, and Kidnapping Raise Concerns in Valdosta, Georgia
This week in Valdosta, Georgia, there were three incidents that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a shooting that left one person in critical condition, the murder of a 14-year-old, and a case of kidnapping and repeated threats towards a woman.
Man robs over $8,000 from a Brooks Co. bank
BARWICK, Ga. (WALB) - The Barwick Banking Company was robbed in early November, according to Brooks County law enforcement. According to Brooks County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Joe Wheeler, the suspect stole about $8,400. He told WALB that the sheriff’s office is working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation...
Valdosta, Georgia: Man arrested on kidnapping and aggravated assault charges
A Valdosta man has been arrested on multiple charges, including kidnapping, aggravated assault, and others, according to the Valdosta Police Department. The incidents occurred between November 16 and 19. On November 16, a female victim called 911 for help after being forced into her vehicle at gunpoint by Jamie Heath, 50. He allegedly made her drive to his residence while threatening her. When they arrived, the victim managed to call 911, and Heath fled the scene before officers could apprehend him.
GA valdosta's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to valdosta..
WALB goes live from the 2023 Valdosta Christmas Tree Lighting
The event also fell on Valdosta's First Friday which promotes downtown and local small businesses.
Valiants end nations longest win streak and claim state championship
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - The Brad Wells era starts with a bang. In just his first year as head coach of the Valwood Valiants, Wells’ squad has reached the top of the mountain. Thursday nights convincing 42-21 victory over John Milledge Academy was their first state championship win since 2017.
Human remains found in Valdosta; police share where investigation stands
When officers arrived on the scene, they confirmed that the skeleton remains were human. See where they found the remains.
52-year-old male arrested by VPD for Valdosta shooting
VALDOSTA – A 52-year-old male was arrested for aggravated assault after a shooting investigation by Valdosta Police Officers. Arrested: Damion McKinney, African American male, 44 years of age, Valdosta resident. Victim: Jerry Rowley, Caucasian male, 52 years of age,. On November 23, 2023, at approximately 9:50 pm., Valdosta Police...
Lowndes EMA encourages residents to prepare for winter weather
LOWNDES, CO. – GEMA/HS Agency with the Lowndes EMA is encouraging residents to start preparing for winter weather emergencies. Preparing for winter weather starts now for Lowndes County residents. In partnership with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency’s Ready Georgia campaign, both agencies are encouraging citizens to take time to prepare for possible inclement weather emergencies this winter.
Step into the Snow Globe: Join us for the Enchanting Greater Valdosta Community Christmas Parade!
Event Name: Greater Valdosta Community Christmas Parade. 🎄🎅🏻🎉 Attention Valdosta community! Get ready for the most enchanting event of the season - the Greater Valdosta Community Christmas Parade! 🎄✨ This year's parade will be held on December 2, 2023, starting at 6 PM, and will take you on a magical journey from Woodrow Wilson to Downtown Valdosta. 🎅🏻🚶♀️
New law enforcement course at Lowndes High School could help police shortage
A new Application of Corrections course could prepare Lowndes County seniors for a career in law enforcement.
VSU, Magnolia Reserves students move in
After four months of living in hotels some Valdosta State University students are finally relieved to move into the new off campus housing, Magnolia Reserve.
More housing options for Valdosta residents
The city of Valdosta is partnering with public and private developers to CREATE MORE housing options. A new multi-family housing development is in the works.
SAC Quarterfinal Preview
Season: 59-20 Lenoir-Rhyne (12-1) at Valdosta State (12-1) Last Meeting: Valdosta State won 61-21 (2018) / Valdosta State leads series 2-0-0. Lenoir-Rhyne advanced after taking down top-seeded Benedict last weekend 35-25. The Bears trailed at halftime 19-14, before outscoring the Tigers 21-6 in the 2nd half. Coach Jacobs crew put up 560 yards of offense, with Dwayne McGee leading the way on the ground (21-216-1) and Sean White having another solid day through the air (27 for 35, 310 yards and 2 TD). The Bears had some trouble stopping big plays and the pass defense repeatedly got cooked. The Tigers defensive line also was a massive problem, sacking White 4 times on the afternoon. But the Bears, once again, found a way to get the job done and seem to be peaking at the right time.
Virginia State University set to become first HBCU to host a presidential debate
Virginia State University (VSU) is poised to make history as the first Historically Black College or University (HBCU) to host a presidential debate, a prestigious honor bestowed upon the institution by the Commission on Presidential
Savor the Flavor: Top 4 Must-Try Burgers in Valdosta
In this article, we explore four must-try burgers in Valdosta. Have any of these culinary delights made it to your plate yet? If they have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Valdosta resident arrested for narcotics by VPD Narcotics Unit
VALDOSTA – A 30-year-old Valdosta resident was arrested for narcotics by the VPD Narcotics Unit after a search warrant was issued. Arrested: Davanti Yearby, African American male, 30 years of age, Valdosta resident. On November 27, 2023, detectives with the Valdosta Police Department Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of...
Bellville Road railroad crossing to close in Lake Park for replacement
LAKE PARK – Norfolk Southern Corp. will close the railroad crossing on Bellville Road/South Main Street for replacement requiring traffic detours. Norfolk Southern Corp. plans to replace the railroad crossing on Bellville Road/South Main Street in Lake Park in December, which will close a portion of the road and require traffic to detour.
Valdosta City Council At-Large candidates address voter turnout, issues facing voters
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - The two biggest issues concerning the voters that WALB spoke with in Valdosta on Thursday were affordable housing and the increasing crime rate. Both city council at-large candidates have ideas of how to address those issues with the help of the public. “The city is doing...