MAYO — The Mayo Woman’s Club is calling all artists and crafters for the annual Pioneer Day Art Show set for Saturday, Oct. 12.

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VALDOSTA – New moms and expected moms get assistance this week. 

VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University’s new school year started off with a bang, or rather, a ribbon cutting.

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ETON — School is still a couple of weeks away from starting for Murray County students, but when the kids return to Eton Elementary, they will have something the school hasn't had since 1993 -- new playground equipment.

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THOMASVILLE — A small dog rescued from a locked vehicle Saturday afternoon could have died in the heat, a Thomasville veterinarian said.

VALDOSTA — What more could the new, state-of-the-art Valdosta High School need in terms of security?

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — An inmate accused of walking off a work detail in Doerun May 2 was indicted last week by the Colquitt County Grand Jury.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — The cities of Doerun and Moultrie welcomed an Economic Development Bus Tour this week to display the great opportunity the cities provide potential businesses interested in locating in Georgia.

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TIFTON — After five years of serving customers at the Myon Hotel on Main Street, The Local has moved into the Lankford Manor to better serve their customers.

VALDOSTA — Qualifying begins Monday, Aug. 19, and ends Friday, Aug. 23, for candidates looking to throw their hat in the ring for the 2019 municipal elections.

JENNINGS — During last week’s Jennings Town Council meeting, the Jennings Police Department was commended for its efforts.

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LIVE OAK — With some extra time to examine concerns with the project as well as establishing several stipulations, the Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners approved a special permit for a solar farm in southern Suwannee County.

JASPER — The Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners approved a zoning change for Bienville Plantation as well as a permit change for a solar farm at last week’s meeting.

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LIVE OAK, Fla. — Suwannee High scored on its first three possessions and took a 21-0 lead into halftime, and cruised to a 27-0 win against the Yulee Hornets in the Kickoff Classic at Langford Stadium on Friday night.

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MAYO, Fla. — For most of Friday’s Kickoff Classic at Dale Walker Field, Lafayette’s up-tempo offense was going nowhere fast.

JASPER — A Hamilton Correctional Institution officer was arrested Aug. 13 on charges of receiving payments from an inmate as well as conspiracy to provide drugs to the inmate.

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DALTON, Ga. — The hot topics along with the biscuits and bacon at the annual Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce “State of the Community” breakfast Thursday morning were sewers, other capital projects, new housing developments and the push for another Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).

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MAYO — The first building blocks to a year’s worth of learning were laid Monday at Lafayette Elementary School.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Statewide races are behind us and a presidential election is coming next year, but 2019 has its own election season for five of Colquitt County’s six municipalities.

LIVE OAK — At the end of the Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners meeting last week, board Chairman Ricky Gamble announced the end is near for his tenure on the board.

VALDOSTA – Roads were blocked off, law-enforcement officials busily directed traffic and more than 700 volunteers assisted with Valdosta State University freshman move-in day Thursday.

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DALTON, Ga. — For the sixth straight year, Dalton Public Schools officials expect to maintain a millage (property tax) rate of 8.2 mills, but tax revenues are expected to increase by 0.95% through rising property values.

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DALTON, Ga. — After decades of suggestions and proposals for improving the area around the Dalton Convention Center, Dalton Mayor Dennis Mock says he has been in talks with a Ringgold developer for a hotel on land near the center on Dug Gap Mountain.

VALDOSTA — Congressman Austin Scott visited the Boys and Girls Club Thursday to raise awareness for the Greater Valdosta United Way.

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WHITE SPRINGS — Looking to keep the bells ringing in the carillon bell tower, Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park’s auditorium was filled with the sounds of The Currys on Sunday.

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TIFTON — The first 41 South Farmers Market, located at the old BJ’s Produce Market, located at 2502 Hwy 41 S., was called a success by organizer M. Jay Hall.

BELL, Fla. — The Branford Buccaneers football team traveled to Bell High School on Saturday to play in a four-team officials scrimmage that included a win against Williston on the last play of their second scrimmage.

LIVE OAK — Monday was a long day for Suwannee County School District administrators and staff, but it also was a successful day.

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VALDOSTA – Students and parents packed the gymnasium at Valwood School Monday for the 2019-20 convocation ushering in the first day of the school year.

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VALDOSTA — South Georgia Medical Center could have its new chief executive officer.

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VALDOSTA – A Valdosta man was arrested on a charge of theft by entering an auto early Tuesday morning along the 2400 block of Seth Place.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The second of two women involved in a fight that led to the death of a baby surrendered to authorities Sunday at the Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office.

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JoAnn Christie, 57, Live Oak, FL passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019. The Jacksonville, FL native moved to Live Oak from Jacksonville in 1977 and was of Baptist faith. Mrs. Christie is survived by her husband of 31 years: Howard Christie, Live Oak, FL; three sons: Robert E. Moore, Jr., Liv…