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  1. Police identify swimmer who disappeared off Fernandina Beach SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    A man who went missing Saturday after jumping into the water to help two relatives has been identified as 33-year-old Steven Tiarn Shaw of Valdosta, Ga. Lifeguards rescued the two swimmers, a 16-year-old girl and an 18-year-old man, about 1:15 p.m. Saturday, according to the Fernandina Beach Police Department.

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  2. Police identify swimmer who disappeared off Fernandina Beach SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    A man who went missing Saturday after jumping into the water to help two relatives has been identified as 33-year-old Steven Tiarn Shaw of Valdosta, Ga. Lifeguards rescued the two swimmers, a 16-year-old girl and an 18-year-old man, about 1:15 p.m. Saturday, according to the Fernandina Beach Police Department.

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  3. Extra security at Lowndes County High graduation where student died in gym mat 2 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Florida Times-Union

    Authorities say they will provide extra security during graduation ceremonies this weekend at the Valdosta high school where a student was found dead in a rolled-up gym mat more than two years ago. The Valdosta Daily Times reports Kendrick Johnson, whose body was found in the school gym in January 2013, would have graduated with the 2015 class at Lowndes High School.

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  4. Letters: Jenner deserves our compassionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Letters of about 200 words are preferred. Longer letters will be edited for space.

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  5. 'Flags over VSU' cancels classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Jason Stewart The Daily Times Flag supporters attend a rally Friday in Valdosta to counter an earlier demonstration in which three students walked on the flag to protest racism. Jason Stewart The Daily Times Flag supporters on motorbikes attend a rally Friday in Valdosta, Ga.

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  6. Valdosta State police find gun in backpack, looking for protesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Eric Sheppard, who is being sought by police after a gun was found in a backpack at a Valdosta State University library. Valdosta State University police found a handgun in a backpack at a campus library Tuesday and are looking for a suspect who participated in recent protests at the school.

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  7. Valdosta High baseball player dies after errant throw hits him in headRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Valdosta High School officials say a freshman athlete is dead after a baseball struck him in the head during a game. The Valdosta Daily Times reports 14-year-old Colton Shaw died Thursday after his family had him taken off life support.

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  8. Valdosta urges no contact with streams after sewage spillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Valdosta city officials are asking people to avoid local waterways after heavy rain led to more than 591,000 gallons in wastewater spills. Officials say three inches of rain fell in the south Georgia city between Wednesday night and Thursday morning and led to sewer overflows.

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  9. Valdosta urges no contact with streams after sewage spillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Valdosta city officials are asking people to avoid local waterways after heavy rain led to more than 591,000 gallons in wastewater spills. Officials say three inches of rain fell in the south Georgia city between Wednesday night and Thursday morning and led to sewer overflows.

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  10. Golden Years for Feb. 15, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Margaret and Otto Vogel, Jacksonville, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a dinner with family and friends at their daughter's home. They were married Feb. 9, 1945, in Jacksonville.

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  11. Golden Years for Feb. 15, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Margaret and Otto Vogel, Jacksonville, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a dinner with family and friends at their daughter's home. They were married Feb. 9, 1945, in Jacksonville.

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  12. Chicken salad chain to open first location in JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    A new fast-casual restaurant called Chicken Salad Chick is planning its first Jacksonville location in the Reedy Branch Commons shopping center on Baymeadows Road near I-295. The restaurant expects to open in May and hire 25-40 employees, a spokeswoman said.

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  13. Chicken salad chain to open first location in JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    A new fast-casual restaurant called Chicken Salad Chick is planning its first Jacksonville location in the Reedy Branch Commons shopping center on Baymeadows Road near I-295. The restaurant expects to open in May and hire 25-40 employees, a spokeswoman said.

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  14. Southeast Georgia officials sound alarm over losing key revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

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  15. Thrasher reportedly shuts down controversial FSU football recruitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Lowndes High School linebacker Brian Bell will no longer be suiting up for the Florida State University Seminoles football team, although the school has declined to say why. The rescinded offer to Bell was confirmed today, National Signing Day, in a statement from Lowndes coach Randy McPherson published by the Valdosta Daily Times .

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  16. Skillet, NewSong in Jacksonville Friday for Winter JamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Winter Jam, an annual tour of Christian musicians, stops by Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on Friday night. And yes, tickets are just $10.

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  17. Workers trapped when storm flattens building outside ValdostaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Workers were trapped inside this Langdale Forest Products building outside Valdosta Monday when it was demolished by a storm about 11:25 a.m. A wind storm struck outside Valdosta Monday flattening a timber products building and injuring at least four of the workers trapped inside, officials said. The storm hit Langdale Forest Products around 11:25 a.m. and demolished one building, caused another to partially collapse and damaged others, said Paige Dukes, a spokeswoman for Lowndes County.

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  18. Wild Adventures adding new Jungle Rumble ride for next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Wild Adventures amusement park in Valdosta, Ga., announced plans today for a new thrill ride, which will open in the spring. Jungle Rumble will take 30 riders at a time swinging through the trees, reaching heights of around 40 feet.

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