IBEW Local Union 1947

2643 Loch Laurel Road
Valdosta, GA 31601, USA

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Multiple car wreck on Westover Boulevard

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:24:39 -0800

Albany Police officers and EMS are on the scene of a multiple car wreck on the 600 block of north Westover Boulevard near Old Dawson Road.

UI claims down 15 percent in Ga.

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:13:24 -0800

ATLANTA - First-time claims for unemployment insurance (UI) in Georgia were down 15.7 percent in November, compared to a year ago. State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Albany (down 51.9 percent), Valdosta (down 36 percent), and Gainesville (down 35.8 percent) led in the decline in applications.

Prep Basketball, Soccer Holiday Tournament Schedule

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:16:49 -0800

Published: Friday, December 19, 2014 at 11:42 p.m. Last Modified: Friday, December 19, 2014 at 11:42 p.m. Bartow’s Paige Jennings (21) drives the lane against Steinbrenner during their game in the Clint Wright Annual Holiday Shootout at Kathleen High School.

Blood donations can help during the holidays

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:55:02 -0800

Red Cross officials say blood donations can be extremely low around the holidays.They encourage people to donate blood to help others that need it in emergency situations.

Albany YMCA gives parents the night off

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:54:52 -0800

The Albany Area YMCA gave parents a chance to leave their kids in a safe environment while they do some Christmas shopping or spend time alone.

Copper thieves damages Sumter County building

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:54:34 -0800

22 heating and air conditioning units at the Human Services building in Americus were vandalized and copper stolen from the units.

Teens learn about giving back by singing carols

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:09:40 -0800

The teens sang carols to residents at the Sands Horizon housing complex Friday evening. The teens are all from Valdosta's housing authority complexes and are part of the GOLFER program.

LCSO: Releases Name Of Deputy-Involved In Friday Shooting North of Valdosta

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:03:45 -0800

The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office says that one person was shot by a deputy in a home north of Valdosta.

Police focus on timeline in Kendrick Johnson gym mat death

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:36:17 -0800

A Georgia sheriff's department has issued a report detailing its investigation of claims that the Lowndes High School wrestling team was still on campus when Kendrick Johnson, the teen found dead in January 2013 inside a rolled-up gym mat in the school's gym, was last seen alive.

Air Force military, civilians charged in child exploitation investigation

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:02:53 -0800

Officials said posts were made on "common social networking sites" with had chat rooms that both teens and adults could access.

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