Updated: 08/24/2012 - With Labor Day weekend right around the corner authorities are stressing a need for safety on water. Eyewitness News reporter Eames Yates looks at the deadly dangers of drinking and boating.
Posted: 08/23/2012 - A man charged in connection with the murder of his estranged wife Sunday Blombergh was sentenced this afternoon.
Updated: 08/24/2012 - A Salmonella outbreak has reached Lowndes County and infected a little girl. The virus is believed to have come from fruit from a Midwestern farm.
Updated: 08/23/2012 - More than 200 people in nine states have been diagnosed with Swine Flu this year, but it is not the H1N1 strain that caused a deadly pandemic in 2009. This is a new strain of swine flu called H3N2. So far, there have not been any cases reported in Florida or Georgia, but officials say it is a threat to anyone in contact with pigs.
Posted: 08/22/2012 - The Georgia Department of Public Health, along with numerous state, local and federal public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections. One Lowndes County resident has been identified of being infected in this outbreak.
Updated: 08/23/2012 - Elections officials say it was a fairly slow and steady evening at the polls Tuesday.
Updated: 08/18/2012 - Many Georgia children suffer childhood obesity but some organizations are working to nip it in the bud early.
Updated: 08/18/2012 - The Suwannee Valley Flood Jam near Live Oak, offers lots to flood victims including free admission, charitable donations and FEMA assistance.
Posted: 08/17/2012 - On August 17, 2012 at approximately 2:00pm, the Valdosta Police Department responded to the Pay Less Shoe Source, 3268 Inner Perimeter Road, in reference to the report of an armed robbery.
Updated: 08/17/2012 - Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a Morven Road residence, near Hahira, regarding a person who was inside his home and threatening to commit suicide.
Posted: 08/17/2012 - Investigators from the Special Operations Division of the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office went 6331 Dove Drive, in south Lowndes County, to serve a probation warrant for the arrest of Michael Terry.
Updated: 08/17/2012 - According to Sheriff Chris Prine with the Lowndes county Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to an address on Kelly Way by a caller who had found their neighbor deceased in the home's swimming pool.
Posted: 08/17/2012 - Georgia's unemployment rate is now a full percentage point higher than the national average.
Updated: 08/21/2012 - Colquitt County High School band director Paul Guilbeau is free on bond after being charged with sexually assaulting a student.
Updated: 08/16/2012 - A United States Air Force major stationed in our area has been killed while serving in Afghanistan.
Updated: 08/16/2012 - One accused robber is behind bars and the Brooks County Sheriff's Department wants your help catching his partner in crime.
Updated: 08/14/2012 - Republicans Jody Hall and John Page will square-off for the new Commission seat created by the new Super District 5.
Updated: 08/15/2012 - Police say, 19-year-old Toddtavious Manning beat Johnson. Johnson was taken to Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville.
Updated: 08/14/2012 - Shawn O'Bryan could be extradited from Illinois within ten days
Updated: 08/12/2012 - VSU students held a candle light vigil to pay their respects to Tajay Hoppines who drowned in the Suwannee River last week.
Posted: 08/11/2012 - The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile made a stop in Valdosta. Eyewitness News reporter Eames Yates was there and found out how it's putting people to work.
Updated: 08/11/2012 - The American Flag is a gift to one of the teachers from his son who has been serving in Afghanistan.
Updated: 08/10/2012 - During the course of a traffic stop, a Lowndes County deputy discovered approximately $41,000.00 cash hidden inside the dash of the vehicle.
Posted: 08/10/2012 - On Thursday, August 8, an alert resident who lives on Camellia Drive in Valdosta, Georgia, noticed two unknown individuals acting suspicious in the parking lot of the apartment complex which he lives.