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2-year-old girl drowns in south Georgia river

...ly/1HBIVTP ) the girl and her family spent the day at a stretch of the river in Lakeland, about 20 miles northeast of Valdosta, and had to take cover when a storm passed.Authorities say the family sought shelter under a bridge and lost track of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-03/2-year-old-girl-drowns-south
Arrest after Georgia toddler dies

VALDOSTA, Ga. - A south Georgia man has been arrested and charged with murder in...2-year-old boy. Local media report that 31-year-old James Michael Smith of Valdosta was arrested Thursday by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Brooks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-26/arrest-after-georgia-toddler
Milestones

...doctor from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. The following students were named to the dean's list at Valdosta State University for the spring 2015 semester: Emily Johnson, Kaitlin Johnson, Devin Jones, Courtney Mayton, Eboni Patterson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-06-30/milestones
Scuttlebiz: Columbia County high on worker export

...reason.There are other counties in Georgia that empty out more than Columbia County. The Census says Echols County near Valdosta has only 19 percent of its working population left there during the day. Long, Paulding and Harris counties are the same...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-28/scuttlebiz-columbia-county
Sara Leisey

...taught Sunday School for many years at Bethany Chapel. She is survived by her sons, Pete Leisey and his wife, Debbie, of Valdosta, GA, and Paul Leisey and his wife, Cindy, of Augusta; six grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, and numerous...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175197084
Milestones

...Cassandra Williams and Nathan WolfingerMegan Pugh was presented with the Marga Award by the Sigma Alpha Chi honor society at Valdosta State University.The Friends of the Jessye Norman School of the Arts presented $7,000 to the Board of the Jessye Norman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-06-16/milestones
R. Neill Graham Jr.

...from Richmond Academy and attended Augusta College for two years. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Valdosta State University and completed his PhD in Physics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He was elected to membership...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175097219
Laura Andrews - Andrew Hromyak

...Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a Master's of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, and a graduate of Valdosta State University with an Education Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction. Laura is currently employed by Richmond County...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=CE000175127766
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Ga. teacher faces student sex charges

VALDOSTA, Ga. - A Georgia high school teacher has been arrested and charged with having sexual contact with her male students.The Valdosta Daily Times reports 42-year-old Phoebe Chapman turned herself in to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-23/ga-teacher-faces-stude
Prader-Willi syndrome brings challenges for Evans family

...Ross-Williams couldn't find a church in Valdosta that celebrated Jesus without a spread...Rachelle broke her ankle at school in Valdosta and had to use a wheelchair. She reached...lost her job as a secretary with the Valdosta City School System and Rachelle qualified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-23/prader-willi-syndrome-brings