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Carlton H. “Bill” Sherrod - Valdosta Daily Times
Carlton H. “Bill” Sherrod, 71, of Hahira, Ga., died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at Langdale Hospice House after a lengthy illness. He was born on March 15, 1943 in Thomasville, to the late John D. and Bonnie Pierce Sherrod and had lived in Jacksonville, Fla.
United Way needs your help - Valdosta Daily Times
No doubt about it. South Georgia and the rest of America have faced challenging times. As each individual and each family has felt the economic impact in some way, many of us can play some small part in helping those who have been hit by far more ...
‘Flight Behavior’ a colorful read - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — The immediate past president of the Valdosta/Lowndes chapter of Georgia’s Retired Educators, and nominee for the “Woman of the Year” Alice DeVane personifies the saying, “If you want something done well, ask the busiest person you know ...
Ramirez completes basic military training - Valdosta Daily Times
Air Force Airman 1st Class Jenna G. Ramirez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Ramirez is the daughter of Laurie J. Ramirez of Tucson, Ariz. She is the granddaughter of Gloria Deyo of Kingston, N ...
Hill Avenue overpass to open today - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — The Hill Avenue overpass will officially open to the public today at 10 a.m. The city will hold a ribbon cutting for the overpass in the parking lot of 610 W. Hill Avenue at that time. The overpass represents “nearly three decades of ...
City to review Nichols status - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — The Valdosta City Council will determine the historic status of the Nichols House Thursday. The historic status was requested by the local homeowner’s association, the Alden Park Homeowners Association, in an attempt to protect the house ...
Sabal pipeline protest today - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Wiregrass Activists for Clean Energy will be protesting the proposed Sabal Trail Pipeline today. The protest will be located on the corner of Park Avenue and Patterson Street from 4-5 p.m. “We will have these events on a regular basis ...
VSO wins national award - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Valdosta Symphony Orchestra received national recognition to mark its 25th birthday. But it is no gift. The VSO earned it. During the weekend, the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra learned it had received the distinguished first-place honor in The ...
Baytree Animal hospital holds ribbon cutting - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA – Baytree Animal Hospital recently hosted its ribbon cutting ceremony, celebrating the opening of its new location at 2004 Baytree Road. The business was joined by Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber Ambassadors, who wore green jackets representing prosperity.
Adult Education at Wiregrass receives award - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College’s Adult Education Program was one of four technical college programs recognized at the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Adult Education Fall Conference 2014 in Atlanta. Wiregrass South Regional ...
The first mission to Mars should be manned with all women - Valdosta Daily Times
In February of 1960, the American magazine Look ran a cover story that asked, "Should a Girl Be First in Space?" It was a sensational headline representing an audacious idea at the time. And as we all know, the proposal fell short. In 1961, NASA sent Alan ...
Woman claims 'Jesus Christ' would pay her restaurant tab - Valdosta Daily Times
The Bible says Jesus Christ will return to earth one day. However, the owners of a restaurant in Lawton, Oklahoma, didn't think their establishment would be his first stop. According to KSWO, Kristi Rhines ordered several alcoholic drinks and food at El ...
Why poor kids don't stay in college - Valdosta Daily Times
BALTIMORE — It is a Tuesday in October and Terrell Kellam is running late. He usually wakes up at 5:30 a.m. to catch the first of two buses that will take him from southwest Baltimore to Morgan State University, just north of the city. With a good ...
Chinese state media warns people to avoid English 'stripper' names - Valdosta Daily Times
A humorous report on the website of China's state broadcaster CCTV offers advice to Chinese on how to choose their English names. "English names come with different connotations. It's not always fair to those people, but they do," the article warns.
Fauxbola: 4 cases of people who faked Ebola - Valdosta Daily Times
Since Ebola cases appeared in the United States, there has been no shortage of misinformation. Fake Ebola cures are being peddled online, as are charities claiming to help Ebola victims. The Internet is still buzzing with the aftershock of this fake ...