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Southern Grace Farms’ U-Pick strawberry field out for the year
Within the first month of planting this year’s strawberry crop, Southern Grace Farms noticed poor plant growth throughout their Valdosta field.
Valdosta donates 130,000 pounds in postal food drive
Valdosta and Lowndes County residents donated an estimated 130,000 pounds of food Saturday during the annual Stamp Out Hunger postal food drive.
County addresses varied agenda
Lowndes County Board of Commissioners Chairman Bill Slaughter missed the work session Monday morning due to illness, but Commissioner Joyce Evans successfully chaired the brief meeting in his absence.
Echols celebrates being Carrot Capital of the South
The carrot capital of the South has done it again. Echols County had an excellent turnout Saturday for its Third Annual Carrot Festival. Echols residents saw some new and familiar faces this year from guests all over the state of Georgia to first-time vendors.
Meet animals’ best friend
Charles DeVane believes in giving animals a second chance at life after being neglected and left to die. A former 2005 member of the Valdosta Humane Society, DeVane began his animal-rescue program, BARC Humane Society, back in 2008.
Historic harmonies: Smithsonian exhibit opening in Berrien
The Smithsonian comes to Berrien County this weekend.
Landfill gases turned into electricity
The Pecan Row Landfill is about to get a little cleaner.
Two shootings in Valdosta
At approximately 10 p.m. Friday, Valdosta police officers were called to the scene of a shooting at 1507 N. Ashley St., suite B.
Thief steals money from child’s charity jar
A good Samaritan was able to record the license plate of a getaway car last Saturday before two men reportedly fled a thrift store in the 300 block of Saint Augustine Road with funds a little girl had been collecting for a friend in Florida who suffers from brain cancer.
Local authorities prepared to alert public
If you’re a student of World War II history, then you know that weather forecasting played a crucial role in several major Allied decisions.
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