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Valdosta

(văldŏs` tə), city (1990 pop. 29,806), seat of Lowndes co., S Ga., near the Fla. line, in a lake region; inc. 1860. Valdosta is a large naval stores market and a processing, distribution, and commercial center for a tobacco, cotton, pecan, watermelon, and livestock area. There is lumbering, food processing, and the manufacture of paper and textile bags, agricultural chemicals, potting soil, industrial batteries, polyethylene film, boats, and resins. Valdosta State Univ. is there. Moody Air Force Base is to the north.
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We are very excited to welcome Arglass Yamamura to Valdosta, said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson.
The Valdosta Healthcare Facilities Portfolio consists of two medical office buildings situated on 4.35 acres with surface parking consisting of 221 spaces.
The systems librarian at Valdosta generated a report locating every instance of the library's MARC21 Organization Code recorded in the bibliographic record.
One such system is the Valdosta Student Portal, which Haugabrook likens to Amazon.com in how it customizes content based on what the system knows about the student.
Assets acquired through Valdosta Waste include trucks, containers and contracts including seven municipal contracts adding approximately 7,000 new residential customers and eight residential and commercial collection routes.
The celebrated teachers, each nominated by a former student and receiving $10,000, were Christi Davis, a choir teacher from Hope Mills, N.C.; Rafe Esquith, a fifth- and sixth-grade teacher from Los Angeles; Paul Fry, an English teacher at Yale; Rembert Herbert, a high school English teacher in New York City; Bridget Lambright, a high school English teacher from Cleveland; Melanie Mann, a high school child-care provider in Miami; Steven Miller, a sixth-grade teacher from Rialto, Calif.; Tom Porton, a high school English teacher from the Bronx, NY.; Evelys Ubiera, a special education teacher from Miami; and Jacque Wheeler, a theatre teacher at Valdosta State University in Georgia.
Paper presented at the School Counseling Summit, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Ga., April 20, 1999.
--Shirley and Stan Andrews, Valdosta State University
County seats, such as Thomasville or Valdosta, often met one another for contests that had repercussions beyond the playing field, not unlike modern-day high-school football in the region.
With the addition of cities, including Augusta, North Augusta and Aiken (Sc), Statesboro, Macon, Warner Robins, Perry, Fort Valley and Valdosta, AT&T said that it has added over 1,400 square miles of new mobile broadband coverage in the state.
Annie Lou Overton Scholarship: Jessica Pool, BSN student at Valdosta State University
in political science from Valdosta State University, an M.A.