Saturday, May 18 2013 11:42 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:42:57 GMT
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana. Deputies responded to a complaint at Jose Sanchez's house on Highway 129 North Friday. AuthoritiesMore >>
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana.
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:42 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:42:03 GMT
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff. It was the first annual pigs in the park event, put on by the Georgia Narcotics Officer'sMore >>
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:47 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:47:12 GMT
Thomasville Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a store, scaring customers and clerks. Police say they responded to the Dollar General on West Jackson Street around 9:15pm Friday. EmployeesMore >>
Thomasville Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a store, scaring customers and clerks.
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:59:02 GMT
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. Authorities say it happened around 11pm Friday near the 3900 block of Radium Springs Road. PoliceMore >>
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:58:50 GMT
It's graduation time for high schools in Dougherty County and students are ready to embark on their next journey. 230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High SchoolMore >>
230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High School this Saturday morning.More >>
November 26, 2007
Valdosta - James and K.K. Mclaughlin just moved from St. Mary's back to Valdosta. "We left here about 17 years ago and we wanted to come back," James says.
"We were over on the coast, we liked it over there but its not the same South as Valdosta is," K.K. adds.
And they have moved into their dream home. "We spent several days looking for homes but when we found the one we are living in now, we just knew this was it!" K.K. exclaims.
Moody Air Force Base, new industries, and a growing community continue to attract people to the Azalea City.
Not to mention, it's location. "We have a lot of families being attracted to the area because of it's so close to the gulf and the coast, also just a few hours away from Atlanta and Orlando," says Missy Sherwood, President of the Valdosta Board of Realtors.
Keeping the housing market healthy.
The housing market has seen a nationwide slump, but realtors in Valdosta say business has never been better. "Valdosta has not seen a slump. Over the past few years we've seen a good appreciation rate, between three and six percent," Sherwood adds.
Last year realtors brought in over 232 million dollars worth of sales. This year, that's increased to over 234 million.
And next year is only looking better. "With the change in the base there's still only a quarter of the people here that are suppose to be moving here so in January and February and the beginning for the spring we are suppose to see more military families move in," Sherwood says.
Realtors say they'll be standing by to welcome them all home.