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Essentials: Pensacola, Florida, offers summer beach fun - Valdosta Daily Times
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — While summer is the traditional slow season for tourist resorts in hot and muggy South Florida, it is peak season 600 miles (965 kilometers) northwest in the beach towns of Florida's Panhandle. From St. George Island in the east to ...
US jobless aid applications rose last week; total still low - Valdosta Daily Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, though the overall level remains low and points to a healthy job market. Weekly applications increased 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 282,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.
Sheppard arrested: Fugitive peacefully taken into custody - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — A fugitive and student protester, who created a national media firestorm when he was seen walking on an American flag at Valdosta State University, has been arrested. U.S. marshals apprehended Eric Sheppard Thursday morning without incident at ...
Justin Moore first of four summer country concerts - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA – As his hit song goes, country music star Justin Moore will be “Lettin’ The Night Roll” as he takes the stage at Wild Adventures Theme Park Saturday night. The Justin Moore Concert is the first of four country concerts coming up this ...
Eric Sheppard arrested in Tampa - Valdosta Daily Times
This morning Eric Sheppard was arrested at an address in Tampa, Fla. without incident. Eric Sheppard has been taken to the Hillsborough County Jail where he will have an extradition hearing in the near future. Eric Shepherd will eventually be returned to ...
The Replacements: Valdosta, Lowndes dealing with roster turnover during summer ball - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Just three weeks after season-ending losses in the second round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs, both Valdosta and Lowndes took to the diamond against Crisp County on Thursday at Bazemore Field for Day 3 of the Wildcat Shootout. With a combined ...
Advanced to retire damaged flags - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA - Advanced Disposal will be accepting damaged American flags at its office this summer. From June 1 to Sept. 11, Advanced will accept the flags at its office at 1101 Hawkins St. during regular office hours, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m ...
Nightclub fire investigated as arson - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — A Valdosta nightclub sustained significant damage in an early Wednesday morning fire that is being investigated as possible arson. At 3:38 a.m., the Valdosta Fire Department responded to a structure fire at Dreams Nightclub/Club 229 at 2159 ...
Blazer trio named academic All-Americans - Valdosta Daily Times
Just days after receiving Gulf South Conference All-Academic honors, Courtney Albritton, Fran Johnson, and Caitlyn Calhoun took the accolades to the next level, as Capital One named the three Valdosta State softball players as academic All-Americans in ...
8U Georgia Batmen win Disney's Sun & Surf Bash - Valdosta Daily Times
The Georgia Batmen completed a great weekend of baseball, going 5-0, and winning Disney's Sun & Surf Baseball Bash at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex over the Memorial Day weekend. The Batmen opened up pool play with a 16-5 win against the South ...
Valwood meets region foe Deerfield-Windsor for state title - Valdosta Daily Times
HAHIRA — Call them road warriors. Call them battle-tested travelers of the baseball diamond — it makes no difference, really. The Valwood Valiants spent the previous two rounds of the GISA Class AAA state playoffs on a tour around Central and South ...
Lowndes County budget online - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Lowndes County has posted its proposed Fiscal Year 2015-16 budget on its website. The budget and presentation were reviewed by the County Commission at a meeting May 18, and can now be reviewed by the public. A public hearing will be held June ...
Floods in vulnerable Houston no surprise - Valdosta Daily Times
HOUSTON — The flooding, property damage and loss of life as torrential rains this week hit the Houston area should be no surprise. “It happens fairly frequently,” said Sam Brody, director of Texas A&M University’s Center for Beaches and Shores.
Missing Alzheimer's patient may be in Florida - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — A missing Valdosta Alzheimer’s patient may be in Florida, according to a tip authorities received last week. It has been 20 days since Maxwell Ferguson, 59, wandered away from his home on Baymeadows Drive. The Valdosta Police Department has ...
New York Mellon out, Regions in as SGMC trustee - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — South Georgia Medical Center has moved its employee retirement fund to Regions Bank. The decision was rendered at a called meeting of the Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County Thursday, and was made following a brief executive ...