Thursday, May 23 2013 12:25 PM EDT2013-05-23 16:25:08 GMT
Army Specialist Ciara Smith surprised her son Devin Lewis and her mother Carla Williams today at Devin's Kindergarten graduation at Harper Elementary School in Thomasville. Smith just returned from herMore >>
Army Specialist Ciara Smith surprised her son Devin Lewis and her mother Carla Williams today at Devin's Kindergarten graduation at Harper Elementary School in Thomasville. More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:57 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:57:54 GMT
Thomasville-Thomas County Humane Society Volunteer Lacey Williams and WALB's Stephen Abel drew the winning raffle ticket late Wednesday afternoon for a $100 gas card donated by Harold Jackson and PetroleumMore >>
A group of volunteers raised a total of $640 by selling the raffle tickets. The money will be used to fight animal cruelty through education and awareness.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:01 AM EDT2013-05-23 14:01:10 GMT
Albany Engineer K. Bruce Maples, P. E. announced some road closures Thursday morning. Beginning at 6:00 A.M., Saturday, May 25, 2013, the following streets will be closed for the Spring Fest and SBMore >>
Albany Engineer K. Bruce Maples, announced some road closures beginning at 6:00 A.M., Saturday, May 25, 2013, in downtown Albany.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:00 AM EDT2013-05-23 13:00:09 GMT
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that metro Albany's unemployment rate declined to 8.6 percent in April, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 8.9 percent in March. TheMore >>
The unemployment rate in the Southwest Georgia region declined to 8.2 percent in April, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 8.4 percent in March. The rate was 8.8 percent in April a year ago.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:30 AM EDT2013-05-23 11:30:38 GMT
Dougherty County Police believe a pair of convenience store smash and grabs may be the work of the same two men. The first smash and grab happened around 2:20 am at the Pit Stop convenience store atMore >>
Dougherty County Police believe two men are behind a smash and grab and a break in at two convenience stores within four miles of each other.More >>
April 30, 2003
Valdosta-- Six Lowndes High FFA members attended the State FFA Convention held at the Classic Center in Athens, Georgia on April 24-26.
Terry Bender, Derrick Dawson, Erica Giles, Andrew Hall, Paul Ruddle, and Jessica Zipperer were recognized at the convention for their achievements and success in various proficiency areas.
Those recognized were Kris Ward- State winner in Nursery Operations, Dustin Rozier, 2nd in Wildlife Production and Management, Chance Zeigler, 2nd in Forest Products and Management, Jessica Zipperer, 2nd in Diversified Livestock, and J.R. Rogers, 3rd in Outdoor Recreation.
After advancing in the Area Junior and Senior Public Speaking competition, Terry Bender and Erica Giles competed intensely at the state level during the convention. Erica Giles placed 2nd in state in the Jr. Division of Public Speaking. Paul Ruddle was also recognized for winning 1st place in the Senior Individual Botany Ag Science Fair project. Paul was also chosen to serve on the Courtesy Corp during the convention.
Several members also received their State FFA degree during the convention. These members were Terry Bender, Lance Lightsey, Shanna Rozier, Nicole White, Westley Williams, and Jessica Zipperer.
FFA is a national organization of 461,043 members preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture. Local, state and national programs provide opportunities for students to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. The organization has 7,308 local chapters located throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.