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Homer Lee Jackson - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Homer Lee Jackson, Sr., 91 years old, was born on Nov. 20, 1922 in Haylow, Ga., to the late Eustace and Lucille Jackson. Homer entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at South Georgia Medical Center. Homer was drafted into the ...
Abandoned Lakeland meth lab discovered - Valdosta Daily Times
LAKELAND — Lanier County authorities discovered an abandoned meth lab Thursday at the former residence of a man charged with methamphetamine manufacturing last spring in Lowndes County. Thursday morning, the Lanier County Sheriff’s Office executed a ...
Still Riding Through the Country - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Country rapper Colt Ford considers playing Valdosta as a welcome return to the place where he realized he would have a performing career. For Ford’s producer and recording label partner, Shannon Houchins, playing Valdosta is simply coming home.
Esther Davis Crawford - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Esther Davis Crawford was born Dec. 5, 1928, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. She was born the daughter of the late Aaron Davis and Josephine Dickens. The young Esther Davis was raised with a strong work ethic in the Catholic Church and school.
April Elaine Hooks Wright - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — April Elaine Hooks Wright, was born March 12, 1969 to Margie Davis and the late Samuel Smith III in Valdosta, Ga. She was educated in the Valdosta City Schools and was a proud member of the Valdosta High graduating class of 1987. April was ...
Troy Leo Lofton, Sr. - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Rev. Troy Leo Lofton, Sr., 60, passed away, Thursday, July 30, 2014, in the Clinch Memorial Hospital following a sudden illness. Mr. Lofton was born Aug. 28, 1953 in Homerville, GA to Louise Padgett Lofton and the late Leo Lofton. He worked ...
Frances Carte - Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Frances Carter, youngest daughter of the late Frank Carter and Ruby Wilkes Carter, born June 4, 1943, passed on May 30, 2014 at home. She passed at the age of 70, after suffering from Parkinson's disease for several years. She will always be ...
The virtues of lying - Valdosta Daily Times
"Lying is a bad thing - this is what mentors, parents and teachers tell us. But there is no society without lies." So says theoretical physicist Rafael Barrio. And when he and his colleague Kimmo Kaski from the Aalto University School of Science in Finland ...
Kids and Money: Before kid leaves nest, revisit insurance policies - Valdosta Daily Times
Strange and unexpected things can happen after you ship your kids off to college. Laptops have a way of disappearing from backpacks when left unattended in the school library. Fenders tend to get creased when squeezing into tight parking spots next to the ...
GBI: Sheriff's Youth Home resident arrested in Hahira - Valdosta Daily Times
HAHIRA — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation released the following statement this afternoon: On Friday, July 25, 2014, at approximately 5:00 PM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested Jesus Gomez, 17, at the Valdosta DFACS Office, and charged him ...