29, Jul 2014 - Lowndes, GA Human rights report: Valdosta facility one of stateâ€™s deadliest prisons
Valdosta State Prison is in a brutal three-way tie for having the second most homicides in Georgiaâ€™s state prisons, according to a new report by the Southern Center for Human Rights.
28, Jul 2014 - Floyd, GA Center: Transgender inmate denied treatments
The Southern Poverty Law Center has threatened legal action against the Georgia Department of Corrections for refusing to provide hormone treatments for a Valdosta State Prison inmate with gender identity disorder.
04, Apr 2014 - Lowndes, GA Ga. substitute teacher guilty of holdups
A Valdosta man will spend 16 years in federal prison for a slew of Dollar General store robberies in South Georgia and North Florida, including some he committed while working as a substitute teacher.
03, Apr 2014 - Valdosta, GA Albany ARC hosts governor's coalition
The Southwest Georgia Reentry Coalition is a collaboration of local advocates and professionals who will help people coming out of jails and prisons, and putting the supports in place to link them with community resources and to minimize the recidivism rate.
03, Apr 2014 - Valdosta substitute teacher sentenced in slew of Dollar General robberies in Georgia and Florida
Eddie Battles committed 11 robberies to Dollar General stores in South Georgia and North Florida, some including the help of a brother
01, Apr 2014 - Valdosta, GA Interstate stop nets 11 pounds of marijuana
A Georgia man is in jail after a K-9 unit discovered an estimated $33,000 worth of marijuana hidden in a vehicle during a traffic stop, according to the Lowndes County Sheriffâ€™s Office Wednesday.
27, Nov 2011 - Lanier, GA Man pleads guilty in Lakeland murder - Valdosta Daily Times
LAKELAND â€” A South Georgia man entered a plea of guilty Tuesday in Lanier County Superior Court to the 2010 stabbing death of a Lakeland woman. Richard Earl Holloman entered a negotiated plea of guilty to malice murder, felony murder, and aggravated ...