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  1. VFD Forms Response Team with Citizens Fire Academy GraduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WCTV Tallahassee

    The Valdosta Fire Department is once again partnering with the community through its Citizens Fire Academy Response Team , a new citizens group designed to assist firefighters with non-suppression activities. While members of the CFAR won't be fighting fires, they will be responsible for other important tasks, such as making sure firefighters stay hydrated and cool while working.

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  2. New Leadership Comes To 23d Wing At Moody AFBRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | WCTV Tallahassee

    Moody AFB, GA - For the last two years as Commander of the 23d Wing of the U.S. Air Force, Col. Chad Franks has lived by one mantra: "'Come to work every day and do the ordinary things better than anyone else.'

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  3. U.S. Marshalls Seize Cell Phones, Computers Belonging To Bell FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WCTV Tallahassee

    Cell phones and computers belonging to a family targeted by the U.S. Attorney's Office in the death of Kendrick Johnson are seized by U.S. Marshals. In that post, Bell says, Tuesday morning, around five, he was awakened by five U.S. Marshals, in his college dorm, asking for his cell phone.

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  4. Georgia State Patrol Post 31 Gets New Post CommanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | WCTV Tallahassee

    A new, more transparent Georgia State Patrol; that's what Roberts says you can expect from Post 31 and the GSP as a whole, as they try to ramp up efforts to increase community involvement. His first day on the job, Roberts appointed a new Public Information Officer, he says, in order to get news from the Post out in to the community sooner.

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  5. Valdosta Board of Education Names Sole Candidate for Superintendent of SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | WCTV Tallahassee

    The Valdosta Board of Education met in official session on Friday, July 17, 2015, and is pleased to announce that Dr. William "Todd" Cason has been named the sole finalist for the position of superintendent for Valdosta City Schools. "Dr. Cason distinguishes himself above all other candidates and is clearly the best qualified and suited for the position," said the members of the Valdosta Board of Education.

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  6. Two Arrested in Valdosta Meth Lab BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | WCTV Tallahassee

    On Thursday evening, around 9:00, investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, Special Operations Division conducted a search of a Holloway Street home. During this search, investigators located an active methamphetamine lab and the ingredients and materials used to manufacture methamphetamine.

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  7. Valdosta Police Searching for Armed Robbery SuspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | WCTV Tallahassee

    The driver told police that two males approached his 2007 silver Nissan Maxima near the intersection of Brookwood Drive and Williams Street, one with a handgun. The suspects made the driver get into the back seat and they drove the car near East Gordon Street and North Ashley Street where they made him get out of his car, demanded his money and cell phone and took his car, the driver told police.

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  8. Bicyclist Struck and Killed in ValdostaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WCTV Tallahassee

    On July 14, 2015 at approximately 10:30 pm, the Valdosta Police Department Traffic Unit responded to a traffic fatality that occurred near the intersection of Madison Hwy and Winston Avenue. A Kenworth truck, driven by Kevin Stephens, was traveling southbound on Madison Hwy approaching Winston Avenue.

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  9. Millions Of Dollars In Tax Revenue And 95 Jobs Coming To Lowndes CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WCTV Tallahassee

    It's 1 of 6 Lowndes County businesses that have expanded in the last 6 months, bringing in more than $27 million in investments and putting 95 people to work. "That's $27.25 million that goes back on the tax rolls", says Andrea Schruijer, Executive Director of the Valdosta-Lowndes Development Authority.

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  10. Valdosta Police Investigate Attempted KidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | WCTV Tallahassee

    Police say a two-year-old child was briefly taken from the front porch of a home on Melrose Drive Saturday around 4:20 p.m. as the child's mother to step on another child. When she ran outside, she found a man holding her daughter and attempting to leave with the child, according to a police report.

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  11. Juveniles Burglarize Valdosta BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | WCTV Tallahassee

    On July 9th at approximately 7:30 a.m., Valdosta Police Officers responded to a burglary in progress at The Phone Shack, on N. Ashley Street. A witness called 911 and advised that two young African American males had been observed leaving the business through a broken glass door with a lot of merchandise in their hands.

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  12. 2 Arrested in Florida after Valdosta Armed RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | WCTV Tallahassee

    The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office reports that two men entered Bo's BP on St. Augustine Road in Valdosta and committed an armed robbery this afternoon. The suspects fled but witnesses were able to provide a vehicle description.

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  13. Valdosta Man Arrested for Allegedly Stabbing BrotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | WCTV Tallahassee

    Police found 21-year-old James Burdette with multiple stab wounds to his lower body and torso. He was taken to South Georgia Medical Center where he is listed in serious condition.

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  14. 2-Year-Old Girl Drowns in South Georgia RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | WCTV Tallahassee

    Sheriff's officials in south Georgia say a 2-year-old girl drowned during a family trip to the Alapaha river. Lanier County Sheriff Nick Norton tells WALB-TV the girl and her family spent the day at a stretch of the river in Lakeland, about 20 miles northeast of Valdosta, and had to take cover when a storm passed.

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  15. Tax Credit Nixed, Fee Imposed For Drivers Of Alternative Fuel Vehicles In GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WCTV Tallahassee

    For the last few years, an available tax credit of up-to $2,000 meant many in Georgia traded-in their gas-powered cars, for ones that run on alternative fuel. However, come July 1st, as a part of Georgia's newly passed Transportation Bill, that tax credit will be no more.

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  16. Dog Found Dead Chained To Abandoned Valdosta HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WCTV Tallahassee

    The residents of a North Troup Street home left quite a bit of trash behind when they moved out. What neighbors tell us they couldn't see, was that they also left their dog behind; chained to a shed in the back yard.

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  17. Valdosta Police Investigating 5th Shooting in 4 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WCTV Tallahassee

    Officers say a resident of a Wilmington Court home told police someone fired a gun in the direction of her home around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday. The woman told police she heard multiple gunshots and there were two or three shots fired into the exterior of her home.

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  18. Valdosta Police Investigate Possible Weekend ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WCTV Tallahassee

    A witness told police she and friends were sitting on the front porch of a residence in the 800 block of Way Street Saturday evening when they heard "loud noises like firecrackers popping."

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  19. Lowndes County, City of Valdosta Expected To Approve 2016 Budgets This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WCTV Tallahassee

    "In this year's budget, the general fund is just over $50 million. The budget as a whole is at $100 million", says Lowndes County Commission Chairman, Bill Slaughter.

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  20. Eric Sheppard Granted Bond By Lowndes County CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WCTV Tallahassee

    The Valdosta State student was captured in Tampa in May after fleeing police, and is charged with 'Bringing A Weapon Inside A School Safety Zone. He has been held in the Lowndes County Jail since June 3rd.

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