- On Wednesday evening, investigators from the Special Operations Division of the Sheriff’s Office conducted surveillance at 1725 Gornto Road, Valdosta and observed the sale of marijuana.
- The family of Martin Luther King Jr. has warned Georgia's governor it wants input on any monument to the slain civil rights icon that might be erected on the grounds of the state Capitol.
- Georgia’s Pre-K Program has begun registration for the 2014-2015 school year. Each Georgia Pre-K provider is responsible for setting registration dates, so it is necessary to check directly with Pre-K providers to learn when and how to register. Children who will be four years old on or before September 1 are eligible to enroll.
- As citizens spring forward an hour for Daylight Savings Time, this Sunday, March 9, at 2 a.m., Valdosta Interim Fire Chief J.D. Rice is using the event to remind citizens to change the batteries in their home smoke detectors.