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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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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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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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Valdosta celebrates city life with First Friday

For more than 10 years the city of Valdosta has held a celebration to commemorate downtown city life on the first Friday of every month. On an average First Friday, all downtown restaurants stay open later, serve drink specials and have live music playing. “It’s a celebration of the heart of the city,” Missy Smith, main street coordinator, said. First ...

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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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Valdosta: Where’s the water?

As of Wednesday night, panic and evacuation measures have led to a shortage of water in Valdosta stores. Hurricane Irma made landfall Wednesday morning, and residents of Florida and Georgia are taking precaution by stocking up on essentials such as water and gas. If you want to know which retail outlets, gas stations or grocery stores have water, here is ...

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‘Spook Bridge’ to premier in Valdosta

Valdosta’s urban legend will come alive with the premiere of ‘Spook Bridge’ produced by RKDS Entertainment and Media. The horror film will be screened in Mathis City Auditorium on Oct. 25-27 at 7 p.m. The film is based on Spook Bridge, which is an abandoned columned bridge located on the county line between Brooks County and Lowndes County, Georgia. For decades, ...

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Gas prices to rise in Georgia

If you’re traveling over the Labor Day weekend, you might want to stop and fill up your gas tank before prices rise any higher. According to the American Automobile Association, “US fuel prices have risen by more than 10 cents a gallon compared to a week ago, nearly $2.45 on average nationwide.” Hurricane Harvey is the leading culprit of the ...

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The Spectator’s ultimate food guide

Written by Hunter Terrell, Social Media Editor.  Photos courtesy of Hunter Terrell You don’t have to lie, having Palms Dining, Chick-Fil-A, Moe’s and all other on-campus food options is part of the reason you chose to attend VSU, but don’t begin to overlook all the mouthwatering cuisine Valdosta has to offer! Compiled here is some of Valdosta’s top rated and ...

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The Happening 2017: Vendors

VSU students will have the chance to explore the career opportunities at VSU and the businesses around the community at The Happening on Aug. 24. The yearly event is in its 26th year and will be held on the VSU front lawn from 1 to 4 p.m. The list of vendors for The Happening will be updated as more apply: AT&T ...

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