|September 17, 2010||Valdosta||64||Brunswick||62|
Region 1-AAAAA is once again a hot place to be for non-region action this weekend. Valdosta will host Robert E. Lee out of Montgomery, Ala., this weekend and should win easily against the 0-4 Generals.
Despite a still shaky economy, multi-million dollar hospital expansion projects are moving ahead across the state. For some hospitals, there’s no choice. Hospital CEO’s say they need to serve a growing and aging population, and fight-off competitors for future patients.
The city of Valdosta proclaims September 17, 2011 as South Georgia Pride Day. It’s an effort to take a stand against bullying and hate crimes. Mayor John Fretti alongside the South Georgia Pride Committee acknowledges that both gay and transgender people are a part of the community.
The terror attacks ten years ago helped shape the Brunswick area as one of its economic engines expanded. The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center is based in the coastal city and trains 20,000 federal officers in 90 agencies each year. That's compared to 16,000 officers before the attacks.