IBEW Local Union 1947

2643 Loch Laurel Road
Valdosta, GA 31601, USA

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Woman at Ga. homeless camp wounded in knife attack

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:18:55 -0700

Police say an attacker slashed a woman with a knife at a homeless camp in Valdosta.

UI claims in Ga. down 12 percent

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:58:32 -0700

Labor Commissioner Mark Butler (left) attended a jobs fair in Gainesville earlier this year. ATLANTA - First-time claims for unemployment insurance (UI) in Georgia were down 11.9 percent in September, compared to a year ago.

Choppers flying over the area may be from Fort Bliss

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:20:00 -0700

LAS CRUCES >> Helicopters heard in the night sky above Las Cruces have sparked curiosity, and some anxiety, in residents this week.

Shots Fired: Two South Georgia Sheriffs Say The Greg Hecht Campaign Lied About Their Endorsement

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:18:48 -0700

Two local sheriffs say an press release, stating they switched their endorsement from Sam Olens to Greg Hecht was fabricated.

Fall festival teaches kids safety tips for emergencies

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:24:53 -0700

Emergency personnel in Thomasville gave school kids a behind the scenes look into their jobs.

Lee County students meet local farmers

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:24:34 -0700

Elementary school students in Lee County got a chance to meet local farmers Friday at school. The Southwest Georgia Project hosted the event for National Food Day.

Dollar General employee arrested for theft

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:09:44 -0700

A retail store employee is arrested after Albany Police say she was letting customers walk out without paying for their merchandise. Police say 19-year old Briana Thomas has been charged with theft by taking.

Schools locked down, one in custody after store shooting

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:40:14 -0700

One person is in custody and police are looking for another involved in an afternoon shooting at a gas station.

South Georgians preparing to walk to support heart health

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:24:40 -0700

The annual Lowndes County Heart Walk will take place Saturday morning at McKey Park in Valdosta. The goal is to raise $100,000 for the American heart Association to help continue the fight against heart disease and strokes.

Terrell County school gets grant for technology

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:24:46 -0700

A Terrell County elementary school received a big check today to help get new technology for their school.

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