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Mattel CEO resigns, toy maker results miss expectations - Valdosta Daily Times
Mattel Chairman and CEO Bryan Stockton has resigned after the struggling maker of Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars reported fourth-quarter results that fell far short of analyst expectations. Shares of the El Segundo, California, company slipped in Monday ...
S.L. Mason parent serving on State School Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Council - Valdosta Daily Times
Terri Ball, parent of two S.L. Mason Elementary School students, has been selected to work on the State School Superintendent’s 2014-15 Parent Advisory Council (PAC). As members of the council, she will work with 36 other parents from across the state ...
VSU Hosts 24th Annual Subregion Science Bowl Jan. 31 - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Forty-five high school students are set to compete in rigorous tests of scientific and mathematical knowledge when Valdosta State University hosts the 24th annual Subregion Science Bowl from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 31, in the Hugh C.
Church of England consecrates first female bishop in London - Valdosta Daily Times
LONDON (AP) — The male monopoly in the leadership of the Church of England ended Monday, as the 500-year-old institution consecrated its first female bishop. The Rev. Libby Lane became the eighth Bishop of Stockport in a service at York Minster.
Manfred knows he’ll get hit as commish — his name is on ball - Valdosta Daily Times
Manfred knows he’ll get hit as commish — his name is on ball By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer Valdosta Daily Times NEW YORK — Rob Manfred knows he’ll get pounded now that he’s baseball commissioner — his name is printed in blue script on the ...
McDonald's earnings fall; changes afoot to woo customers - Valdosta Daily Times
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's isn't lovin' it, and it's going to do something about it. The world's largest hamburger chain reported falling earnings and sales for its fourth quarter on Friday and says it is going to take action this year to save ...
Georgia Christian sweeps aside Fullington Academy - Valdosta Daily Times
DASHER — Georgia Christian basketball had an impressive showing Monday night at home against Fullington Academy, as both varsity teams recorded double-digit wins. The GCS girls used a stout second quarter defensive effort to oust Fullington 63-51, while ...
Shooting it out: J.L. Lomax wins first round of VSU Elementary School Shootout - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — The second VSU Elementary School Shootout started with a bang Saturday night. The Shootout, which has students from area elementary schools matching talents in three different skills on the court — dribbling, free throw shooting and 3-point ...
Craig Mathis - Valdosta Daily Times
Craig Mathis, 55, of Gulfport, Miss., died on Wednesday, Jan. 14 2015. Craig was a Christian man, a proud American who served his country, a devoted family man, beloved grandfather or "Papa" as he liked, proud member of the AT&T family, loving son and ...
Vydell “JR” McCarthy - Valdosta Daily Times
Mr. Vydell “JR” McCarthy, Jr. of Augusta, Ga., age 75, son of the late Mr. Vydell P. McCarthy, Sr. and the late Mrs. Benola Hammett McCarthy, entered into rest Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at Amara Healthcare under the care of CareSouth Hospice, Augusta, Ga.
Tech’s ACC struggles continue in 2015 - Valdosta Daily Times
ATLANTA — Once the proud home of Final Four teams, Georgia Tech has become the ACC’s punching bag. Disappointing doesn’t truly describe the Yellow Jackets, who are last in the Atlantic Coast Conference. They are 0-7 in conference play, the Yellow ...
Lowndes County receives budgetary award - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Lowndes County has been presented an award for its annual budget. The award comes from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, and is the annual Distinguished Budget Award. The award covers the fiscal year ...
14U Batmen finish third in 2015 opener - Valdosta Daily Times
The 14U Georgia Batmen took a trip to south Florida to knock off some rust to get ready for 2015 and to enjoy the warm Florida sunshine. Competing in the highly competitive Triple Crown Winter Nationals Event, the Batmen went 3-3 and finished third out of ...
Super Bowl Media Day: The art of saying little to nothing - Valdosta Daily Times
Super Bowl Media Day: The art of saying little to nothing By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer Valdosta Daily Times PHOENIX — This is not a story about Super Bowl Media Day. Thank God. This IS a story about the story of Super Bowl Media Day. It’s a story ...
Little Actors Theatre prepares for national competition - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Little Actors Theatre presents a local performance of “Guys & Dolls” this weekend before taking the show to national competition next month. The local children’s theatre group travels Feb. 18-22 to Disney World in Orlando, Fla.