‘We’re not under any FTC obligations to not object': Phoebe files against LCMC request

Phoebe leadership said they filed the objection because they believe Lee County leaders are not following the law.

Sheriff: Actress Naya Rivera missing in SoCal lake

Rivera played Santana, a cheerleader in the musical-comedy “Glee” that aired on Fox from 2009 until 2015.
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Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher jailed for raping student, dies

Letourneau was a former suburban Seattle teacher who became tabloid fodder when she pleaded guilty in 1997 to raping her 12-year-old student. She served a 7½-year prison term.


  Thomasville PD posts breakdown of Fourth of July weekend firework calls

Tracking SWGA coronavirus cases

GDOT wants community input on draft statewide transit plan

Albany partners with Ga. Tech for home energy savings study

Second Harvest set to host food distribution event in Thomasville

The event will be held at Thomasville County Central High School located at 4686 US Highway 84.
  • Coronavirus

  Trump to America’s schools: Reopen or may lose federal funds

The president unleashed his threat on Twitter.

Fla. man enters plea in Adel illegal firearms incident

Ga. Power offers special payment options during pandemic

HAPPENING AT 4: Lee Co. Schools to hold virtual town hall on school re-opening

Valdosta Police Department welcomes 6 new officers

Frito-Lay announces $200M expansion, 120 jobs in Houston Co.

  Cordele City Commission plans to continue discussion on Confederate monument

  VCS parents to decide 2020-21 school year plan

  Cook Co. EMA talks increase in COVID-19 cases

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US virus cases top 3 million, Americans face frustrating test delays

Labs are reporting shortages of materials and don’t have enough workers to process the tests, leading to severe backups that could worsen as economies reopen and new infections emerge.


Valdosta State Blazers football returns for voluntary workouts

  My Senior: Whit Hayes

  My Senior: Isaiah Donaldson

  My Senior: Alex Bell

  My Senior: Tyler Kennedy

Our senior of the day comes from Southland Academy.


  DCP: Surveillance footage shows thieves taking lottery tickets, beer from Albany food mart

  South Ga. woman writes book to help understand race, anti-racism, protests

  Grady Co. Schools gets over $1 million literacy grant

  Downtown Thomasville business owner sees brighter side of closing due to COVID-19

Man charged in early Sunday morning Valdosta homicide

He was charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
  • Coronavirus

Man yells at elderly woman over face mask at Fla. Costco

The man who took the video said the individual started to yell at and harass the elderly woman. When he cut in, the man started yelling at him.

  Southern Regional Technical College begins reopening campuses

Archbold sees 3 new COVID-19 deaths in latest weekly numbers

Dougherty Co. increases minimum wage for county employees

Wednesday last day for Albany small business owners to apply for relief funding