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Some Valdosta residents remain in the dark

Georgia Power has stated that over 1,000 customers in the Valdosta do not have power at this time. On the Georgia Power Outage Map, 68 areas do not have power at this time which is affecting 1,433 of its customers. Eighty customers do not have power within the area of West Alden Avenue, Cherokee Avenue and Garland Place. Georgia Power ...

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Updated Hurricane Irma Forecast Sept. 11 at 5 a.m.

On Sept. 11, 2017 at 5 a.m. the National Weather Service released new predictions that show Hurricane Irma located in Ocala, Florida. This is after the storm passed over Key West, Florida Sunday morning and made landfall as a category 4 hurricane. The hurricane then made landfall in South Florida over Marco Island at 3:35 pm on Monday. Hurricane Irma made ...

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Updated Hurricane Irma Forecast Sept. 10 at 2 p.m.

On Sept. 10, 2017 at 2 p.m. the National Weather Service released new predictions that show Hurricane Irma set to make landfall south of Naples, Florida on Sunday evening. This is after the storm passed over Key West, Florida this morning and made landfall as a category 4 hurricane. Deaths are already reported in Key West. It is expected that winds ...

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Irma disrupts VSU Athletics

In expectation of poor weather from Hurricane Irma, the football and soccer matches for Saturday and Sunday have been cancelled. Originally, VSU Football was slated to compete in the Okefenokee on Saturday at 7 p.m. in Waycross against Fort Valley State University. Kickoff time was changed to 3 p.m. in hopes of salvaging the contest. However, it was announced on ...

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Our point of view: Hurricane Prep

Last week, Hurricane Harvey unleashed its fury on North America, resulting in devastating flooding in Houston, Texas and several Caribbean island nations. With Hurricanes Irma and Jose barreling toward South Florida, it’s hard not to question if our community is prepared to deal with the impacts of a severe hurricane. Last year, Tropical Storm Hermine whipped through South Georgia, uprooting ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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