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Juveniles arrested for armed robbery and aggravated assault

By Carol A. Gasser Moore VALDOSTA, Georgia – Valdosta Police Chief Leslie Manahan has issued information stating that on Sunday, January 15, about 3:34 p.m., Valdosta Police Officers responded to an address in the 500 block of New Hudson Street.  VPD answered an E911 call after a citizen reported that someone had shot at juveniles…

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Four Military Chaplains to be Honored, February 5th

By Carol A. Gasser Moore LAKELAND, Georgia – Lakeland United Methodist Church will honor four (4) military chaplains, who died in 1943 when the USAT Dorchester sank in the icy North Atlantic waters of the North Atlantic, during World War II (WWII).  The church will conduct a special service, Sunday, February 5th, 11:00 a.m.  The…

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Cook County Experienced Tornado Touchdown on Sunday Night

By Carol A. Gasser Moore ADEL, Georgia – There is confirmed tornado damage on the north side of Adel. A tornado did touchdown in Cook County Sunday evening. The National Weather Service (NWS), located in Tallahassee, has confirmed that a tornado touched down on the north side of Adel and again near Sparks. The NWS…

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LCS Students May Have Expanded Benefits Through the Miller-Lakeland Library

By Carol A. Gasser Moore LAKELAND, Georgia – All Lanier County School students may be automatically issued a SGRL Library Card, if the Miller-Lakeland Library Advisory Board and the SGRL (South Georgia Regional Library) system administration move forward with their newest idea.  If the idea is accepted by the Lanier County School Board, all enrolled…

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New Threatte Center Theater Guild to Offer Local Production

By Carol A. Gasser Moore LAKELAND, Georgia – A new 501c nonprofit organization dedicated to local theater arts has been announced.  Last week it held its audition for its proposed first theater production at the Threatte Center.  The organization is known as the Threatte Center Theater Guild (TCTG) and information about it can be found…

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Open Burning Rules Still an Area Wide Concern

By Carol A. Gasser Moore LANIER COUNTY, Georgia – Last week a real live example of why open burning rules are important to follow occurred.  A Lakeland resident chose to use a burn barrel and burn some manmade materials.  The resident used a burn barrel and, as the Lanier County News learned, included a battery…

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