Lowndes County Newswire (Page 8)

Lowndes County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lowndes County, GA. (Page 8)

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  1. Columbus metro area unemployment rate drops to 6 percent in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    The great news for the Columbus metro area unemployment rate was its drop from 6.6 percent in March to 6 percent in April. That compares to 6.6 percent in April a year ago.

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  2. C130 to assist Airborne trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Bayonet

    The Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade has a new C-130 training simulator that will add value to the Basic Airborne Course, Jumpmaster School and Pathfinder School. The simulator was transferred from Moody Air Force Base, about 10 miles north of Valdosta, Georgia.

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  3. Gaggle of geese struck in ValdostaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    "If they're going to do this to a living thing. Yes it is a goose, but what's next? Is it kids or people? You can't just intentionally try to hurt a living thing," said Michelle Williams.

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  4. Kinetic to open new branch at Lakeside VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    The branch will be in the current retail storefront building on the east side of the complex facing Starbucks at 6516 Kitten Lake Drive in Midland. The branch will open in the fall of this year.

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  5. VPD in search of shooting suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Valdosta Police Department is looking for Drequan Denson in connection to a shooting incident that happened about 2:00AM Wednesday. Officers responded to the 1000 Block of North Toombs Street, to a person suffering from a gunshot wound to the lower abdomen.

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  6. Police Searching for Valdosta Shooting SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WTXL

    According to the Valdosta Police Department, around 2:15 a.m. they were called out to a shooting in the 1000 Block of North Toombs Street. There, they found a victim suffering from a gun shot wound.

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  7. Two Hall teachers will work on committee to review state education reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Times

    ... for the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget, will lead the discussions. Rep. Amy Carter, a teacher in Lowndes County, is the chair of the committee. "Last year, I charged the Education Reform Commission with studying the state's education ...

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  8. Flashing signal improves traffic safety in OcillaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    A new traffic signal designed to improve traffic flow and increase safety for left-turning drivers will be installed Thursday in Ocilla. It is at Irwin Avenue and Fourth Street.

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  9. The Latest: Self-control urged, as ballot selfies are bannedRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    In this March 1, 2016 file photo, Joanna Walters puts on a "I'm a Georgia Voter" sticker on her American flag shirt as she votes during Georgia's primary election at the polling station at South Lowndes Recreation Complex in Lake Park, Ga. Georgia voters will decide whether several Republican congressmen should keep their seats against conservative challengers and choose nominees for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Johnny Isakson.

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  10. Man arrested in Valdosta on multiple warrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | WCTV Tallahassee

    On Tuesday at approximately 11 a.m., authorities spotted a known wanted subject, 22-year-old Devin Cromartie, in the 2500 block of Forrestwood Drive. According to Valdosta Police, a road patrol shift supervisor attempted to make contact with Cromartie, but upon seeing law enforcement, Cromartie fled the area on foot into a neighborhood.

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  11. Some rates in Georgia insurance exchange could soar in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Walker County Messenger

    Many Georgians may see their monthly premiums rise by double-digit percentages on the state health insurance exchange in 2017, an analysis of health insurers' proposed rate requests shows.

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  12. There are some major changes coming to downtown Valdosta.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    It's one of the many projects happening downtown, and quite a few of them will be finished before summer is over. "You'll be able to walk up to the counter, sit at the counter, have your coffee, pick out your cheeses, talk to somebody about your cheeses," said Keira Moritz.

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  13. Wanted man found hiding in closet; woman also arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Lowndes County deputies have been looking for Rickey Barron, 38, for multiple warrants including probation violation, family violence and cruelty to children related offenses, going back to 2014. Sunday, they learned he was likely to be at a Brandonshire Lane address, so they went there with a warrant, and found Barron hiding in a closet.

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  14. Effingham County Commission chairman candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Effingham Herald

    Family : My father was from Effingham County and from Salzburger descent. My mother was from Lowndes County.

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  15. 3 adults, 2 juveniles arrested in Valdosta home burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | WCTV Tallahassee

    ... is also facing a charge of misdemeanor obstruction of an officer. Berrian, Thomas and Smith were taken to the Lowndes County Jail and the two juveniles were turned over to the Department of Juvenile Justice. The Valdosta Police Department wants to ...

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  16. Speeding leads to arrest for Meth, almost 200 XanaxRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... Jenkins were arrested. Christopher Jenkins, 31, has been released on bond and Holden remains in the Lowndes County Jail. "This was a fantastic job by the deputy, being alert to the situation developing in front of him, and to keep digging," said ...

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  17. Lynyrd Skynyrd to Play Pre-RNC Show; Van Zant Preps Live DVDRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform in Cleveland on July 17, the night before the official kickoff of the Republican National Convention. Johnny Van Zant , Gary Rossington and the boys will provide entertainment at the Welcome to Ohio Late Night party in downtown Cleveland.

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  18. Marking a golden anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | The Coastal Courier

    Dennis retired from the military in 1987 and then retired from the Georgia Department of Corrections in 2004. Martha retired from the Fort Stewart school system in 2002.

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  19. Here are the US cities with the fastest growing and shrinking populationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The US Census Bureau just released population estimates for July 1, 2015 for 750 incorporated cities and towns with at least 50,000 residents across the United States, showing which places are gaining and losing people the fastest. In a blog post associated with the data release , the Bureau noted that Texas is disproportionately represented among the ten fastest growing cities with at least 50,000 residents.

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  20. Multiple agencies respond to Quitman bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | WTVM

    Schools are on a lock down status this morning Brooks County High School, after a bomb threat was called in at 8:25. They have Moody Air Force Base's bomb squad, Valdosta Police and Lowndes Co. Sheriff K-9 units sweeping the school.

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