November 21, 2007
Valdosta - With the touch of a button, the holiday season is officially underway in Valdosta.
Mayor John Fretti lit the city's giant Christmas tree Wednesday afternoon in front of City Hall.
In doing so it turned on all the other lights and decorations throughout Valdosta.
While the celebration at City Hall was small, he says everyone can come out an celebrate the holidays during the city's annual Jingle Bell Festival.
"We want everyone to come out to shop, dine and enjoy fellowship and the culmination of it is the parade," Mayor Fretti says.
The Jingle Bell Festival will be held all day on Saturday December 1 in Downtown Valdosta.
Wild Adventures Theme Park is preparing for an eventful Memorial Day weekend.
Dougherty County E-M-S workers are increasingly coming in contact with a drug that could kill them on the job.
Dougherty County health educators this month are celebrating a significant decrease in teen pregnancies over the last decade.
People in Irwin County are working to save an historic park dedicated to Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
Dozens of South Georgians fired off questions and concerns about the proposed Lee County hospital at a summit hosted by the county on Thursday night.