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Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:41 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:41:18 GMT
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today. Century Pines Assisted Living Center threw a party for resident Charles Walker who turned 101 today. Walker wasMore >>
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:34 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:34:54 GMT
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing. A couple of businesses are thriving there. The new art park is open, and a sidewalk improvementMore >>
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:20:33 GMT
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come. Tonight, The Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority board began discussionsMore >>
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:51:07 GMT
Ravi Mikel Givens was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He is being held in the Dougherty County jail. Givens, who played ball at Westover and StetsonMore >>
Agents say that police responded to the apartment because of a burglar alarm. Officers found the back door broken open and went inside. That's where they detected a strong odor of marijuana, and saw pot in plain view.More >>
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -
The Valdosta Main Street office has released its 20th edition in the series of the Downtown Valdosta Christmas ornaments.
The 2012 ornament is red and features the Roberts Building, located at 106-108 West Hill Avenue, the current location of BFB Gladwin Architects.
Celine Gladwin of BFB Gladwin Architects drew the rendition of the building that appears on this year's ornament.
Ornaments from most previous years are also available for purchase while supplies last. Other ornaments in the Downtown Valdosta Christmas ornament series include:
Historic Liberty Theater (2011)
Valdosta Sesquicentennial/City Hall (2010)
Converse Building (2009)
Wisenbaker Building (2008)
City Market (2007)
First Presbyterian Church (2006)
King's Grill (2005)
McKey Building (2004)
First Baptist Church (2003)
First United Methodist Church (2002)
Ashley House (2001)
St. Paul A.M.E. (2000-sold out)
Converse-Dalton-Ferrell House (1999-sold out)
Chamber of Commerce (1998-sold out)
Lowndes County Historical Museum (1997-sold out)
C.C. Varnadoe (1996-sold out)
Lowndes County Courthouse (1995-sold out)
Valdosta City Hall (1994-sold out)
Dosta Playhouse (1993-sold out)
Ornaments from years 2008 through 2012 are $10 each, and all other ornaments are $6 each. The Christmas ornaments may be purchased at the Valdosta Main Street Office, located on the first floor of the Valdosta City Hall Annex, at 300 N. Lee Street. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.
For more information, call the Valdosta Main Street office at (229) 259-3577.