Ball hits, kills Georgia baseball player

VALDOSTA, Ga. - Valdosta High School officials say a freshman athlete is dead after a baseball struck him in the head during a game.The Valdosta Daily Times reports 14-year-old Colton Shaw died Thursday after...

Death haunts mother who can't get answers

...without anyone picking up. She said she got the police in nearby Valdosta to go and verify that there was someone there and to pass along...Cornelius was having trouble breathing and was sent back to Valdosta. In less than a week, his prognosis was so poor that the...

Georgia lawmakers vote as deadline nears

...breeds of dangerous and ferocious dogs, but that is a responsibility best left to the state, said Sen. Ellis Black, R-Valdosta.He waved a letter from the American Ken nel Club while explaining the measure. His bill said "the regulation of domestic...

DDA board gives support for brewpubs

...interested in coming to downtown Augusta, but they're going to wait to see what this bill is going to do," said Woodard, adding that other Georgia cities, like Valdosta and Savannah, have already signed on as supporters of SB 63.

No. 20 Georgia Regents breezes past Valdosta State

...a 92-61 men's basketball win over Valdosta State on Wednesday afternoon at Christenberry...Blazers (4-1) were kept in check. Valdosta State shot 36 percent from the field...first meeting in three years against Valdosta State, Georgia Regents (4-0) scored...


...BaseballBlazers blast past the LionsIn Valdosta, Ga., the Blazers scored in every inning but two and Bryant Hay man tied the Valdosta State single-game record with six hits...Paine College at Billy Grant Field.Valdosta State (4-0) swept the three-game...

Court filing accuses parents of Georgia teen found dead in gym mat of libel, slander

...teen found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat of libel and slander, according to a court filing.Kendrick Johnson, 17, of Valdosta was found dead in January 2013, inside a mat in the corner of a gymnasium at his high school. Lowndes County sheriff's...

Grovetown seventh-grader drafting second piece of legislation

...have an accident on themselves."Rep. Dexter Sharper, D-Valdosta, agreed to sponsor the bill after CJ contacted him on Facebook...students and families, Sharper said he met a young man in Valdosta with a kidney disease and heard a firsthand account of being...

Mary Robertson

...Robertson III and his wife Martha of Augusta; Jonathan Sommers Robertson and his wife, Laura of Augusta; Sarah Daniel Smith of Valdosta, Georgia; and George Gostin Robertson of Augusta; six great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded...

Angelyn Hightower

...Kathryn Peacock of Washington, DC, Kemper Peacock of Augusta, Meredith Hightower of Thomaston and Madison O'Neal of Valdosta. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive. The family of Mrs. Hightower will receive friends...