VALDOSTA — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and The Valdosta Daily Times is hoping to increase awareness of this disease through a series of articles during the month.If you are a breast cancer survivor and you are willing to share your story with the Times, please contact us at email@example.com or by calling 229-244-3400 and speaking to Gloria Jackson. You can be an inspiration to the thousands of women in our community who have been touched by this disease.
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Crossing guard keeping kids safe
Meet Merita Williams, crossing guard.
Held in just as high a regard as the celebration of our country’s independence to many, the county’s annual Juneteenth dinner returns this Tuesday at 7 p.m. for its 21st year and will offer citizens of all races with a central point to celebrate human rights.
A soldier called preacher
In Vietnam, Wesley Harrell spread the Lord’s word among his fellow soldiers. He spoke of God often though few seemed to listen until they encountered war’s sudden death.
History on the move
In the right hands, a divided house can again mount a sound foundation and settle into a new era, as proved on Saturday when the 100 Black Men of Valdosta unveiled a transplanted house that’ll likely serve as their headquarters at its Martin Luther King Jr. Drive location.
Beach Safety: Keeping safe with fun in the sun
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second story in a weekly series on summer safety.
Ribbon cutting held for Joan Bailey Center
The Community Depot has opened the doors of its newest non-profit retail center, which was dedicated Friday to and named in honor of former Valdosta State University First Lady Joan Bailey.
Kendrick Johnson’s body exhumed
The family of a deceased Lowndes High School student had his body exhumed Friday morning from Sunset Hills Cemetery as relatives continue the process of acquiring a second autopsy.
VDT Weekend Update
News Reporter Kristin Finney speaks with Susan Grooms, gardening columnist for The Valdosta Daily Times, about her tips for summer gardening. For more information about gardening look out for Susan Grooms' column every Sunday in Homefront.
Lake Park residents included in fraud indictment
A federal grand jury couldn’t dismiss all of the prosecution’s evidence against a pair of Lake Park residents and a Florida man who have been indicted in a fraud case.
The Marvelous Wonderettes
In the 1950s, four girls prepare to attend their high school prom. Ten years later, in the 1960s, these four women gather again, this time for their high school reunion.
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