REED BINGHAM STATE PARK — The Valdosta Kennel Club will hold its first dog agility trials 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 16 and 17 at Reed Bingham State Park, located on Highway 37 at the Colquitt-Cook county line. The course will include jumps, tunnels and weave poles. Each handler and dog will be judged on their accuracy and speed during the competition. Park visitors are invited to watch, and Friends of Reed Bingham will be cooking lunch each day. A $5 per vehicle park pass is required. For more information, visit www.gastateparks.org or call 229-896-3551.
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Runoff election Tuesday
Colquitt County voters can weigh in today on candidates who will seek statewide office -- including retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss’ seat -- and in two local District 5 runoff elections.
Sharp-eyed neighbor helps police nab burglary suspects
Deputies arrested two burglary suspects on Friday when an alert neighbor provided a description of a truck that was stopped in the area a short time later.
Group names ABAC a Best Value School
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College has been designated a Best Value School by University Research & Review (UR&R). ABAC is the only college in the state to receive this distinction.
Prosecutor hopes to clear 3 murder cases by year's end
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- School board completes state-mandated training
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Scammers claim to represent Serenity House
A Colquitt County domestic violence shelter is warning that people collecting money, purportedly to aid victims of abuse, are running a scam.
Driver faces shoplifting, drug, and traffic charges
A Newton man faces theft, drug and traffic charges after he was stopped Wednesday afternoon by police officers investigating a shoplifting report.
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