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Fourth of July fireworks are on!

Fourth of July fireworks are on!

The Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority is putting on South Georgia’s largest fireworks show on Saturday, July 4th!  Celebrate Independence day with VLPRA.  You can watch the FREE show in the mall area or anywhere between exits 16 & 18.  Just look west toward Brooks County.  The show starts around 9:15 or as soon […]

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Kix Country Becomes Kia Country This Friday!

Kix Country Becomes Kia Country This Friday!

Join The Kix Crew this Friday from 3-5 at Langdale Kia for The Tent Event Of The Year. Brand new Langdale Kias from $129 a month. Pre-Owned vehicles from $99 a month. No payments for up to six months. Don’t make a payment until December! Checkout Langdalekia.com for more info.

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City of Valdosta announces July 4 sanitation schedule

City of Valdosta announces July 4 sanitation schedule

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage ONLY on Friday, July 3rd, which will allow sanitation workers to spend some of the holiday with their families. Yard waste for citizens who normally have their sanitation collected on Friday should place […]

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The Ten Most Common “Rules of the House” We Had Growing Up

The Ten Most Common “Rules of the House” We Had Growing Up

A new survey looked at the most common “rules of the house” we had growing up.  How many of the Top 10 did YOUR parents make you follow? 1.  You can’t play until you finish your homework.  43% of us had to deal with that one. 2.  No TV until homework is done, 37%. 3.  […]

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Noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage

Noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage

NASCAR has confirmed that a noose was found hanging in Bubba Wallace’s garage at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama.   (This comes less than two weeks after Wallace, NASCAR’s only black driver, successfully pushed for the removal of the confederate flag at events.  Bubba Wallace posted on twitter: “This will not break me, I will not give in […]

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Gov. Kemp, GaDOE Issue Joint Statement: Georgia Will Seek Standardized Testing Waiver for 2020-21

Gov. Kemp, GaDOE Issue Joint Statement: Georgia Will Seek Standardized Testing Waiver for 2020-21

JUNE 18, 2020 Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp and State School Superintendent Richard Woods of the Georgia Department of Education issued the following joint statement: “Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, we have urged common sense regarding compliance in Georgia’s public schools, and a focus before anything else on the health, safety, […]

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The Five Best Things About Getting Older

The Five Best Things About Getting Older

The worst parts about getting older are well-established:  Everything hurts . . . and there’s the constant threat of being “Ok, boomered.”  But what about the BENEFITS? A survey asked 2,000 people over 50 to name the best things about getting older.  Here are the five most common answers . . . 1.  More life […]

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Lowndes Vikings Football update

Lowndes Vikings Football update

As most fans are aware football conditioning/practice began June 8 under strict guidelines from the GHSA and Governor’s office.  Coach DuBose reports that excitement is high and much is being accomplished during the limited group work.  Of course he and the coaching staff are looking forward to the time the entire team comes together and throwing/catching/running the […]

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Petition calls for statues of Dolly Parton to replace Confederate leaders in Tennessee

Petition calls for statues of Dolly Parton to replace Confederate leaders in Tennessee

In recent weeks, Confederate statues have come under fire, and now one solution has been proposed in Tennessee. As racial tensions have risen around America, monuments to the Confederacy have spurred intense backlash. An online petition recently created by Alex Parsons has suggested that the statues of leaders from the Confederacy be replaced with a […]

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Jac’s Bowling temporarily close due to COVID-19

Jac’s Bowling temporarily close due to COVID-19

According to an online post to their customers, Jac’s Bowling Lanes has decided to shut down for a temporary period after someone who was on the premises in the last week tested positive for COVID-19. Source: Valdosta Today

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