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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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Born in Valdosta, Georgia, in 1961, Hicks discovered early on he had a talent for making people laugh and idolised Woody Allen, whose material he borrowed for his first `gig' aged 13.
(73) As if to confirm their outsiderness, the bodies of Nicholas and Fannie were returned for burial to Valdosta, Georgia, where they lived several years before moving to Lake City, and which had a sizeable Syrian population.
Some products formerly produced by ADB, including safety hoist rings and other safety lifting devices, will be produced at a new facility in Valdosta, Georgia. This partnership now makes Carr Lane the world's largest manufacturer and seller of tooling components.
Whatley, Department of Psychology, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia mwhatley@valdosta.edu
A baby who survived an attempted abortion in Valdosta, Georgia, is recovering in a Florida hospital's critical care unit.
In 1996 Pine Pointe Housing, LP, completed construction of a 71-unit rental housing project in Valdosta, Georgia and received an allocation of low-income housing tax credits under federal law.
Who was the woman regularly seen on Bush's arm during his 1969 pilot training at Moody Air Force Base just outside Valdosta, Georgia? And what could she tell the world about the future candidate's self-described young and irresponsible years?
Chem-Con has more than 30 years of experience and proven expertise in the waste industry and operates waste treatment facilities in Orlando, Florida; Valdosta, Georgia; and Detroit, Michigan.
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Eric Nielsen, head of the dance department at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia, has just returned from Syktyvkar State University in the Komi Republic, 900 miles northeast of Moscow.
This grotesque narrative contains only minor variations on the description of the 1918 lynching of Mary Turner in Valdosta, Georgia, included in the NAACP's 1919 publication Thirty Years of Lynching in the United States, 1889-1918.
Latin American Missionaries (LAM), whose explicit purpose is "to reach 77,500,000 lost souls," is the parent organization of the medical team that visited Kuna Yala and a ministry under the Elders of the Forest Park Church of Christ in Valdosta, Georgia. A promotional brochure reads: "The hungry have been fed; The sick have been healed; The poor have had the Gospel preached to them; And the work continues to grow." According to Larry Calendine, a professional missionary who I met in Panama, the organization has an operating budget of about $1 million (U.S.) per year to support programs, which include a school for preachers in Panama City, native preacher support, evangelistic campaigns, a Spanish printing press, and medical missions.