Fri., May 10, 2013 6:43pm
Regulators say they have closed banks in North Carolina and Georgia, bringing the number of U.S. bank failures to 12 this year. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on Friday seized Pisgah Community Bank, based in Asheville, N.C., and Sunrise Bank, based in Valdosta, Ga.
Fri., March 29, 2013 9:04am
Valdosta city officials say 31.3 million gallons of wastewater has been spilling into the Withlacoochee River from a nearby wastewater treatment facility since Saturday.
Mon., March 4, 2013 11:11am
Authorities say a wastewater treatment plant in south Georgia has resumed normal operations after it was shut down due to flood waters. Crews were able to bring the Withlacoochee Wastewater Treatment Plant in Valdosta back online Sunday afternoon.
Fri., March 1, 2013 11:08am
Authorities shut down a south Georgia wastewater treatment plant as a river flooded critical buildings and structures. Valdosta city officials said power at the plant was shut down Thursday to prevent further damage to equipment and control systems.
Sun., November 18, 2012 11:00am
A new state-of-the-art fire station is being planned for Valdosta Regional Airport in south Georgia.
Sat., November 17, 2012 3:05am
The first round of the playoffs tonight centered around upsets involving Gwinnett and Cobb County teams. In one of the biggest upsets in the state tonight, Brookwood went to No. 2 Lassiter and handed the Trojans their first loss of the season in overtime. No. 4 seed Mill Creek traveled to north Fulton and upset Alpharetta with a last-second field goal, while Parkview traveled to east Cobb and beat Walton in overtime.
Fri., June 15, 2012 3:51pm
Cities and counties are renegotiating the terms of a tax that almost every Georgian pays. All but a handful of Georgia counties have a penny sales tax called LOST. It goes into city and county budgets to offset property taxes. But every ten years, cities and counties have to renegotiate how the taxes are split up based on new Census data.
Fri., March 23, 2012 10:39am
The federal government is considering closing up to 60 court sites across the country as part of an effort to cut costs, and the list includes five courthouses in Athens, Dublin, Statesboro, Waycross and Valdosta.
Thu., March 1, 2012 12:30am
In a wild Class AAAAA second-round playoff game, the North Cobb Warriors overcame a nine-point Stephenson lead in the fourth quarter to capture a 60-57 victory.
Fri., February 24, 2012 9:05am
“Snail mail” in Georgia is about to get slower. The U.S. Postal Service confirmed Thursday its plan to close more than 220 mail processing center across the United States, including eight in Georgia.