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No. 1 UK survives against Notre Dame - Valdosta Daily Times
CLEVELAND — Pushed to the brink, Kentucky’s still perfect and still playing. Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds remaining, and the top-seeded Wildcats kept their unbeaten season and national title hopes intact with a 68-66 win ...
Blazers use strong defense in split against Bulldogs - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — A strong defensive effort in the field drove Valdosta State a 6-1 victory in Game 1 of a Gulf South Conference doubleheader against Union on Saturday at Billy Grant Field. However, the Blazers’ cold bats in Game 2 led to a 2-1 loss as the ...
Gordon, Earnhardt among the winners, fans of Martinsville - Valdosta Daily Times
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — If Jeff Gordon ever decides to race again after his 2015 retirement tour is finished, it would likely be at Martinsville Speedway, a track where the four-time champion has had great success. Gordon and Hendrick Motorsports teammate ...
Wisconsin heads to Final Four, defeats Arizona - Valdosta Daily Times
LOS ANGELES — Just call him Sam Dagger. Sam Dekker hit 5 of Wisconsin’s 10 3-pointers in the second half on his way to a second straight career high of 27 points, Frank Kaminsky added 29 points and the top-seeded Badgers beat No. 2 Arizona 85-78 on ...
Rebel Yell - Valdosta Daily Times
NASHVILLE — For six innings, it was all Thomasville at Dr. Frank Carter Field on Friday night. However, the host Berrien Rebels came to life just in time to steal the first game of the Region 1-AA doubleheader, scoring five times in the seventh to edge ...
Teresa Herrin Swann - Valdosta Daily Times
Teresa Herrin Swann, 44, of Valdosta, died on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at South Georgia Medical Center following a lengthy illness. She was born in Valdosta on February 4, 1971 and was a homemaker and a member of New Harvest United Methodist Church.
Henrietta Evelyn Rogers - Valdosta Daily Times
Henrietta Evelyn Rogers, 92, of Alapaha died Thursday March 26, 2015 in the Berrien Nursing Center. She was born October 2, 1922 in Wilcox County to the late Henry David Minyard and the late Leolian Farrow Minyard. She was a homemaker and a member of ...
Irma Griffin Booth - Valdosta Daily Times
Irma Griffin Booth, 93, died March 27, 2015, after a short illness. She was the matriarch of not only her immediate family, but also her extended Griffin and Booth families. She was born Oct. 1, 1921, one of 12 children born to Harry and Lou Griffin.
Ohio bust targets drug traffickers - Valdosta Daily Times
JEFFERSON, Ohio — Nearly 30 people suspected of having ties to heroin, cocaine and oxycodone trafficking have been charged with selling drugs in an Ohio county. Authorities from the TAG Law Enforcement Task Force, Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Department ...
Lee Crews bowling tournament scheduled for April - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Police Officer Lee Crews’ shift was coming to a close on Jan. 24, 1984, when he received a call for backup. A robbery in progress. Arriving downtown, in what is now the Bank of America parking lot, Crews saw a person running. Catching up to ...
Phones, other distractions a big problem for teen drivers - Valdosta Daily Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — Distractions — especially talking with passengers and using cellphones — play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety ...
Traffic court goes digital: Startup fosters settlements - Valdosta Daily Times
DETROIT — Traffic court is going digital. Michigan startup Court Innovations has developed a software solution that allows drivers to settle traffic violations by negotiating in a virtual environment instead of showing up to court to fight tickets.
Firearms sting nets two suspects - Valdosta Daily Times
LAKE PARK — An undercover operation Thursday netted the arrests of two men who authorities say were attempting to purchase stolen firearms. Earlier this week, a Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office undercover investigator, was reportedly approached by two ...
Locate South Georgia wants businesses on regional maps - Valdosta Daily Times
MOULTRIE — Twenty-one counties in a large swath of southern Georgia, hoping there’s strength — and jobs — in numbers, have revived an economic development group. The counties, many of which are more used to competing against than cooperating with ...
Facing homelessness close to home - Valdosta Daily Times
I was pleased to see the coverage by The Valdosta Daily Times of recent events in the community concerning homelessness. Some people in the community may wonder why homelessness is an issue worth covering in our community or if it is even a problem.