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Keeping all kids safe
While falls, motor-vehicle accidents and poisoning are the top causes of children’s injuries, it is poverty that is often the leading catalyst of children being injured.
Do it all before lunch Saturday
Seems some weekends there is nothing to do.
Stories of Valdosta’s Finest
We know they are out there.
Feed the hungry, adopt a duck
If you haven’t already adopted a duck, these are the final days to do so.
Spring into Art begins tonight
The public reception for the 26th Annual Spring Into Art exhibit at the Turner Center for the Arts is tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets for the opening event are $45 per person and help to fund shows such as this which draw tremendous participation from the community as well as support for the arts.
Blame game deflects attention from the issue
Millions of gallons of partially treated and raw sewage has been dumped into the Withlacoochee River and its tributaries by the City of Valdosta over 25 to 30 years. Sewage overflows from manhole covers and sewage overflows in residential neighborhoods and commercial areas occur every time it rains more than a few inches in a short time period.
Thumbs Up: To Lowndes County officials and the demolition crews for the great job on the Courthouse Annex. The demolition work was done in a very neat and organized manner, the materials were all separated for recycling, and the new lawn looks very nice. The building’s removal has also allowed for a more attractive look to the downtown area.
Share the road
On Monday afternoon, a near tragic accident occured when a vehicle impacted with a tractor on Highway 84 West. The tractor driver was thrown and suffered non-life threatening injuries and the occupants of the van, including children, were reportedly uninjured.
A weekend full of festivities
Festivities and events are all around the area Saturday, with plenty to do for the entire family.
Give the gift of life
Valdosta State University is hosting a week of activities for President William McKinney’s inauguration, with an emphasis on student achievements and programs.
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