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Georgia's Todd Gurley suspended 4 games by NCAA - Valdosta Daily Times
ATHENS — The NCAA said Wednesday that Georgia star running back Todd Gurley must sit out until Nov. 15 for accepting more than $3,000 for autographed memorabilia and other items over a two-year period. The school applied for Gurley’s reinstatement ...
Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 to win World Series - Valdosta Daily Times
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A giant, indeed. Madison Bumgarner punctuated one of the finest World Series performances in baseball history by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third title in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 ...
Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast - Valdosta Daily Times
CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA’s strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and, eventually ...
Witnesses: FAMU hazing suspect led ritual on bus - Valdosta Daily Times
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Florida A&M band member being tried on hazing charges in the death of a drum major was the ring leader and decided who could participate in the initiation ritual, two former band members said Wednesday. Former band member Lizette ...
Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 in Series Game 7 - Valdosta Daily Times
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons. With both ...
Horst Bernard (Hank) Brohm - Valdosta Daily Times
Horst Bernard (Hank) Brohm, 79, of Valdosta, died on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the South Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born in Wurzburg, Germany on April 1, 1935, to the late Ludwig Ramig and Antonia Kneitz Brohm. At age 18, he ...
Michael Logan (Battmann) Battermann - Valdosta Daily Times
Michael Logan (Battmann) Battermann was born at Andrews AFB, Md., on Aug. 26, 1988. Logan rode his motorcycle through the Pearly Gates and into the arms of Heaven on Oct. 24, 2014, at the age of 26. Logan graduated from Lowndes High School in Valdosta in ...
Eunice Scruggs Chastain - Valdosta Daily Times
Services were held Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at the Hayneville Presbyterian Church, Hayneville, Ala. Visitation was held prior to the funeral from 10-11 a.m. with the service at 11 a.m. Burial services followed in Hayneville Cemetery. Services were ...
Leroy Griffin - Valdosta Daily Times
Leroy Griffin, 69, of Nashville, Ga., died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at Tift Regional Medical Center. He was born May 13, 1945, in Berrien County to the late Warren W. Griffin and Mary Ellen Boyd Griffin. He retired from Harvey’s Warehouse after 20 years ...
Hannalore ‘Hanna’ Corbett - Valdosta Daily Times
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the McLane Lakewood Funeral Home, Lake Park. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com. — McLane Lakewood Funeral Home, Lake Park.
Balancing Act: For younger workers, making friends on the job is key - Valdosta Daily Times
In college, Nicole Cortez easily could find a friend to grab a bite or hit a happy hour. Then she entered the workplace and took a job at an insurance brokerage where most of her colleagues are over 35. Although her company hosts occasional happy hours ...
No. 25 Louisville set to host No. 2 Florida State - Valdosta Daily Times
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville has been looking forward to Thursday night’s game against Florida State since it joined the ACC. The Atlantic Coast Conference newcomers are looking forward to proving they can play with the best in the league. But to pull ...
Kiwanis Club of Valdosta Makes Donation to VCS Middle School AVID Programs - Valdosta Daily Times
The Kiwanis Club of Valdosta recently presented the Valdosta Middle School and Newbern Middle School, Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) program $1000 for schoolwide AVID initiatives. AVID is a K-16 college-readiness system implemented in ...
Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops - Valdosta Daily Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation for 21 days. The move goes beyond precautions ...
AT&T awards $7,500 to Children’s Advocacy Center - Valdosta Daily Times
AT&T awards $7,500 to Children’s Advocacy Center Children’s Advocacy Center of Lowndes County, Inc. Valdosta Daily Times VALDOSTA – AT&T (NYSE:T) awarded $7,500 to support the mission of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Lowndes County, Inc. (CAC).