IBEW Local Union 1947

2643 Loch Laurel Road
Valdosta, GA 31601, USA

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Police investigating after argument leads to shots fired

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:11:47 -0800

Charges were still pending Monday afternoon against a Valdosta man who police said fired shots at another man inside an apartment over the weekend.

School Notebook: Valdosta State University recognizes locals

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 07:11:30 -0800

Valdosta State University has recognized several locals among its fall graduates.

Overturned log truck blocks traffic in Lowndes Co.

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:12:45 -0800

Charges were pending Monday afternoon against a log truck driver whose trailer overturned and spilled logs onto a busy Lowndes County road.

Verizon Wireless Continued Significant Network Investments Across Georgia In 2014

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:00:00 -0800

ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgians in 2015 will experience faster, more reliable wireless calling, data streaming and Web surfing on the Verizon Wireless network thanks to heavy investments the company made in 2014. Over the course of the past year, the company invested more than $227 million in network enhancements across Georgia. Today, more than 400 of Verizon's 4G LTE ...

Rain leads to more than 591,000 gallon Ga. wastewater spill

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:04:03 -0800

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — Valdosta city officials are asking people to avoid local waterways after heavy rain led to more than 591,000 gallons in wastewater spills. Officials say three inches of rain fell in the south Georgia city between Wednesday night and Thursday morning and led to sewer overflows. Officials say 311,250 gallons of wastewater flowed into the One Mile Branch Creek, and two ...

Janet Messer, 58

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:18:06 -0800

Janet Messer, 58, died unexpectedly on February 24, 2015. Janet, a longtime resident of Peachtree City, was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald F. Messer, and her parents, Virginia Thomason Fowler and Walter Crawford. She is survived by her three children, Justin Messer and his wife Jerilyn of Mableton, Jennifer Messer of Kennesaw, and Jeffrey Messer of Atlanta; sisters, Julie (Jeff ...

Valdosta Miracle League getting ready to play ball

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:43:23 -0800

Friday, the Miracle League of Valdosta was getting ready for its Spring sign up event .Valdosta Junior Service League members were scheduled to help mentally and physically challenged individuals sign up to play baseball with the Miracle League program at Freedom Park in Lowndes County.

Thursday evening investigations lead to meth arrests

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:33:02 -0800

Two seperate meth investigations have led to arrests in Lowndes County.

Lowndes men arrested on Meth charges

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:13:25 -0800

Chad Pappas and Chris Rollins were both arrested by Lowndes County authorities Thursday on Meth charges.

Valdosta business owner arrested for insurance fraud & forgery

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:18:08 -0800

An investigation conducted by the Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation's Enforcement Division has led to the arrest of Valdosta business owner Pieter A. Demare, Jr.

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