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Updated Hurricane Irma Forecast Sept. 8 at 8 p.m.

On Sept. 8, 2017 at 8 p.m. the National Weather Service released new predictions that show Hurricane Irma set to make landfall in Naples, Florida early Sunday morning. This is after the storm passes over Key West, Florida and could potentially make landfall as a category 4 or even a category 5 hurricane over Key West. It is expected that winds ...

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VSU professors give advice to students

With the recent announcement of school cancellation many teachers have had to re-arrange their homework and test schedules. Some students are also leaving VSU so they won’t be affected by Hurricane Irma. Many professors have said they are postponing all work to a later date if they were due on Monday or Tuesday. With students preparing for the hurricane some ...

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Updated Hurricane Irma Forecast Sept. 8 at 5 p.m.

On Sept. 8, 2017 at 5 p.m. the National Weather Service released new predictions that show Hurricane Irma set to encapsulate the state of Florida on Sunday morning. The storm is on track to move into Southeast Georgia on Monday morning. Orlando, Florida, which lies halfway between the southern tip of Florida, where landfall is expected, and Valdosta, Georgia, is expected to ...

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Publix serves up a slice of Irma

Publix at 3330 Inner Perimeter Rd. may be out of water, but they aren’t out of cakes. The Publix Bakery is now selling Hurricane Irma cakes for $10.99. Each personal cake is about 5 in. tall. A bakery employee said that these cakes have been popular. “We’ve made two or three batches already,” the employee said. The cake is vanilla ...

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Updated Hurricane Irma Forecast Sept. 8 at 2 p.m.

On Sept. 8, 2017 at 2 p.m. the National Weather Service released new predictions that show Hurricane Irma set to encapsulate the state of Florida on Sunday morning. The storm is on track to move into Southeast Georgia on Monday morning. Orlando, Florida, which lies halfway between the southern tip of Florida, where landfall is expected, and Valdosta, Georgia, is expected to ...

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Updated Hurricane Irma Forecast as of Sept. 7 at 11 p.m.

On Sept. 7, 2017 at 11 p.m. the National Weather Service released new predictions that show Hurricane Irma set to travel through the Florida Panhandle Sunday evening and into Southeast Georgia Monday morning. The new predictions have the center of the storm traveling through Lowndes County near the city of Valdosta as well as through bordering counties such as Echols ...

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Updated Hurricane Irma Forecast as of Sept. 7 at 5 p.m.

On Sept. 7, 2017 at 5 p.m. the National Weather Service released new predictions that show Hurricane Irma set to travel through the Florida Panhandle Sunday evening and into Southeast Georgia Monday morning. The predicted track of the hurricane has shifted further to the west in relation to earlier predictions. This means that Hurricane Irma is expected to impact a ...

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Updated Hurricane Irma forecast as of September 7 at 5 a.m.

Valdosta State University will be closed starting Sunday, Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. Students, refer to the email below by Dr. Carvajal regarding student evacuation. The Spectator will continue to post current forecasts of Hurricane Irma’s projected path and safety information. The National Weather Service has predicted the storm will directly impact South Georgia and the Valdosta area. Stay safe ...

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VSU issues updates on Irma

As of Wednesday night, Hurricane Irma is nearing Puerto Rico. Although it is too early to see if Irma will completely hit the United States, Florida is bracing itself for the impact Irma could possibly have. With 185 mph winds, Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal have declared a state of emergency for the coasts of both ...

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The code of conduct receives changes

At the first SGA meeting of the year, Dean of Students Daryl Lowe, announced changes to the Student Code of Conduct. These changes were made to address House Bill 280 and other important topics. Lowe said he made some of the changes due to the underage abuse of alcohol and illegal drugs. “I’ve been here for almost three and a ...

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