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Rant & Rave for Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Parents, please know that it is not the teachers who have decided that your children must take standardized tests. Most teachers find it as annoying and stressful as you do. These tests are mandated by our politicians. If you do not like these or find them too stressful, don’t complain to the teachers or schools. We feel the same way. Start writing to your representatives and state school board.
A day to save the planet
From space, Earth looks like a big, blue marble, rich in blues and greens, wrapped in swirls of atmospheric white.
Support the Classic
The South Georgia Classic at Kinderlou Forest this week is a tremendous benefit for Valdosta, Lowndes County, and all of South Georgia.
THUMBS UP: To the organizers of two events that raised thousands of dollars for Valdosta State University scholarships last weekend. Dancing with the Valdosta Stars raised about $38,000 for VSU performing arts scholarships. The Lee Anthony Crews Memorial No-Tap Bowling Tournament and Auction raised approximately $7,000 for VSU criminal justice scholarships.
Series offers disaster preparation
If disaster strikes, are you prepared?
Take the sting out of mosquitoes
With rising temperatures and recent rains, it seems mosquitoes are everywhere.
VSU brings culture to community
Valdosta State continues to bring an array of educational, artistic, and cultural events to our community, providing opportunities that enrich the quality of life for citizens and students alike.
A world where all news is local
Not too many years ago, along with the saying that all politics are local, so was all news.
Salvation’s not just for Christmas
As part of The Valdosta Daily Times Empty Stocking Fund, the Salvation Army receives attention daily during the Christmas season.
City well-represented in legislature
With one additional representative for Valdosta following the redrawing of legislative districts after the 2010 census, the community has strong leadership in Atlanta looking after the community’s interests.
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