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Two men arrested in string of garage and yard thefts - Valdosta Daily Times
Two men arrested in string of garage and yard thefts BY ADAM FLOYD [email protected]
Valdosta Daily Times VALDOSTA - Video surveillance footage has led to the arrest of two men in connection with a recent rash of burglaries and thefts of lawn equipment.
The Latest on Nepal Quake: Aid worker in epicenter district - Valdosta Daily Times
7:15 p.m. (1330 GMT, 9:30 a.m.) World Vision aid worker Matt Darvas reached Nepal's Gorkha district, the epicenter of Saturday's powerful quake, early Monday afternoon. He said almost no aid had reached there ahead of him. He told the AP by telephone: "It ...
Same-sex marriage opponents urge Supreme Court to go slow - Valdosta Daily Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman. But they are urging the court to resist embracing what they see as a radical ...
Hello? 8M phone calls unanswered as IRS cut taxpayer service - Valdosta Daily Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS' overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from taxpayer services to help pay to enforce President Barack Obama's health law. For those who weren't ...
Family, friends mourn death of arrested man - Valdosta Daily Times
BALTIMORE (AP) — Mourners filed for hours Sunday past the coffin of the man who died after sustaining serious injuries in the custody of Baltimore police, somberly paying respects after a night of violent protests. Throughout Sunday afternoon, a steady ...
Southern states observe Confederate Memorial Day - Valdosta Daily Times
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — One hundred and fifty years after the Civil War’s end, several Southern states will mark Confederate Memorial Day as an official state holiday. In ceremonies scattered across the states of the Old Confederacy, cannons will sound ...
Shocks terrify survivors of Nepal quake - Valdosta Daily Times
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalis braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors of the massive earthquake that ripped across this Himalayan nation a day earlier, killing ...
The disaster that history forgot - Valdosta Daily Times
MARION, Ark. (AP) — What remains of the greatest maritime disaster in U.S. history lies buried beneath an Arkansas beanfield where the Mississippi River once ran. A century-and-a-half later, residents of the nearest town and descendants of passengers ...
Elk's install new officers, recognize achievements - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA – The Valdosta Elks Lodge held their annual new officer installation ceremony for 2015-2016 and recognized members for outstanding achievements for 2014-2015. Owen Prince was elected and installed as the Elks Lodge 93rd Exalted Ruler along with ...
Rough weather, Round 2 - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — South Georgia picked up some storm damage from Saturday’s rough weather, and forecasters think Round 2 may be on the way later this week. Downed trees and power lines were reported to the National Weather Service from Cook and Berrien ...
Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory - Valdosta Daily Times
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kurt Busch has spent time this year in a Delaware courtroom, then on NASCAR's sidelines as he served a three-race suspension for an alleged domestic assault on a former girlfriend. Now he has made a trip to Victory Lane, where Busch ...
Howard homers again, leads Philadelphia past Braves 5-4 - Valdosta Daily Times
PHILADELPHIA — For the Atlanta Braves, a road trip that could have helped turn them into NL East contenders has them headed home looking for relief. Ryan Howard hit his second homer in two games, leading the Philadelphia Phillies past the Atlanta Braves ...
Nets beat Hawks 91-83, pull within 2-1 in series - Valdosta Daily Times
NEW YORK — They were beaten badly in the regular season and were losing by a little in the playoffs. On their seventh try this season, the Nets finally got a victory over Atlanta. Get another one Monday, and they will be all even with the No. 1 seed in ...
Mock draft: Jameis Winston to Bucs to start NFL draft - Valdosta Daily Times
NEW YORK — The NFL draft heads to Chicago this year, with the top overall choice in our mock draft not planning to be on hand. No matter: Tampa Bay will already have let its selection know when the crowd in the Windy City gets, uh, wind of the pick.
Rain postpones NASCAR race at Richmond until today - Valdosta Daily Times
RICHMOND, Va. — Weather disrupted NASCAR’s top series for a second consecutive week when Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race was postponed because of persistent rain at Richmond International Raceway. NASCAR rescheduled the event for today at 1 p ...