January 16, 2008
Valdosta - A proposed park to honor south Georgia veterans now has a location.
Wednesday night, the city of Valdosta released details of its participation in an historic land auction last week.
10% of the vacant land in Valdosta, more than 22-hundred acres went on the auction block.
The city spent $2-million to buy 462 of those acres on Perimeter Road and US Highway 84.
The city plans to use the land to build a Veterans Park, a well field for the water system and a fire station.
Fulfilling student needs was the focus of a community meeting with Dougherty County School officials Tuesday.
Jimmy Carter was among those raising money for the Boys & Girls Club of Americus-Sumter County Tuesday.
An electrical blackout during South Georgia's high temperatures created some concern at the Moultrie-Colquitt County Humane Society Tuesday.
Albany city leaders voted to deny the rezoning of the 2400 block of Whispering Pines Circle to allow the building of a Captain D's restaurant.
Albany city commissioners voted unanimously to roll back the millage rate.