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$60,000-plus raised for injured LHS grad  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Trey Davis had big plans in the pipeline after he graduated Lowndes High School in May.

NFL Star Kenny Moore Visits Alma Mater

NFL Indianapolis Colts star, Kenny Moore, visited Lowndes High School, his alma mater, to meet with and inspire the current football players at today's practice.

Lowndes High graduates 647 students  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Approximately 640 seats lined the field of the Concrete Palace Saturday morning for the Lowndes High School commencement.

Bankrupt Johnson Publishing is set to auction off its Ebony photo archives, but it still faces $5 million defa  Chicago Tribune

An auction to sell off bankrupt Johnson Publishing's most valuable remaining asset — its historic Ebony photo archives — is set for Wednesday, seemingly the ...

Lowndes school system plans to spend millions on renovation  WALB

The Lowndes County Board of Education met to discuss the plan for a school renovation project, expecting to cost near 60 million dollars in taxpayer money.

Former VHS Band Director Headed to LHS

Story and photo by Tiara Battle. VALDOSTA, Ga. – The Valdosta High School band director resigned in March and will be joining former rival, Lowndes High ...

Lowndes High project needs portable classes  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — There will be a need for a few portable classrooms once the Lowndes High School project begins in June.

Lowndes High design approved | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Lowndes High School construction can finally move forward. Design plans have been selected.

FutureNow visits county schools | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA – FutureNow is holding five different events for approximately 6000 students in Lowndes County schools.

County tags $100M for school projects | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — More than $100 million in facility-enhancement projects are in the works for Lowndes County Schools.

Lowndes High FFA dominates state convention  Valdosta Daily Times

MACON — Lowndes County FFA members excelled at the recent state convention of the Georgia FFA Association.

LEIF banquet awards $15,000 scholarships  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — For the first time in at least 10 years, Carly Thomas was sitting inside the Lowndes High school cafeteria April 18.

UPDATE: Teen charged with bringing firearm to Lowndes High  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — A teenager has been arrested after bringing a firearm to Lowndes High School in a book bag Monday, according to the sheriff's office.

Lowndes High students present spring art show | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA – The library at Lowndes High School is filled with many stories, but they aren't just in books.

Being Hamlet: Lowndes High stages a dystopian tragedy  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Not an easy thing to edit Shakespeare, especially his most renowned tragedy.

How Kenny Moore Became Football’s Unlikeliest of Heroes  Sports Illustrated

One of the NFL's most physical defensive backs spent most of high school working a concession stand under the Friday night lights—he thought the sport was ...

Ground to Break on New Lowndes High School

LOWNDES COUNTY, Ga. – On Monday, January 14, the Lowndes County School Board of Education voted to move forward with designs for a new Vikings ...

LHS construction plans stall | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — The Lowndes County Board of Education doesn't have a Lowndes High School design picked out despite construction nearing.

Assistant coach Ryan Page named Lowndes head baseball coach  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA –– Ryan Page was named Lowndes High School's head baseball coach on Thursday.

Redshaw returns as head baseball coach at Lowndes  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA –– Danny Redshaw is the new Lowndes High baseball coach.

VHS band director moves to LHS  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Michael Thomas is joining the Lowndes High School Georgia Bridgemen.

Lowndes High recognized as Military Flagship School  WALB

Lowndes High School is receiving high honors for its commitment to military services.

LHS students earn math awards  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA – For the 45th consecutive year, high school students from across the state of Georgia travelled to Georgia Southwestern State University in ...

Third autopsy shows Lowndes High school student’s death not an accident  WRBL

Valdosta Daily Times reports third autopsy refutes initial findings by GBI that Kendrick Johnson;s death was accidental.

Plans for LHS Taking Shape

LOWNDES CO, Ga. – At Monday's Lowdes County Board of Education meeting, the new high school phase-out construction plan was officially approved.

Plans for new Lowndes High School move forward  WCTV

A new facility for high school students in Lowndes County is one step closer to reality.

LHS play will go on  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Lowndes High School Off-Broadway plans to prove the show must go this weekend.

Vikings, Wildcats track and field competes at Hiram Johnson Invitational  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA –– The Lowndes and Valdosta track and field teams competed in the Third Annual Hiram Johnson Underclassmen Invitational this past Wednesday ...

Liu named PAGE State STAR Student  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA – Joyce Liu continues to excel as she was named the PAGE State STAR Student for Georgia.

Lowndes student becomes regional STAR  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Joyce Liu, Lowndes County High School student, was selected to represent the region 10 PAGE STAR system and compete to be the state STAR ...

Lowndes softball seniors Johns, May sign with universities  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Jacie Johns and Madison May came into high school softball the same way they left it: Together.

LHS JROTC earns top honors  Valdosta Daily Times

Submitted PhotoEvery three years, Air Force Junior ROTC programs are required to undergo a rigorous inspection process. The Lowndes High School ...

Former LHS Star Living the Dream

After what he called "an adjustment year, both with football and school," Michael Barrett is setting his sights toward the NFL and beyond.

Lowndes High exceeds state graduation rate average  WALB

According to the Georgia Department of Education, graduation rates have reached their highest levels recorded since 2012 One South Georgia School has ...

Half day announced for Lowndes students | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — At last minute, the Lowndes County Schools Board of Education brought up the possibility of closing schools early Friday.

LHS Designated Military Flagship School

LOWNDES – Lowndes High School is proud to announce that we have been designated a Military Flagship School by the Georgia Department of Education.

No Place Like Home: Former Viking Reshon Benjamin returns to Lowndes with a purpose  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA –– A former Viking has returned to the Crimson Coliseum.

Leader of the Band: VHS taps new Marchin' Cats director  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — There's a new band director in town.

Former Viking Living His Best Life

VALDOSTA – Former Lowndes High Viking, Tre Jackson, is living his best life at a young age. After graduating from Lowndes High School, Jackson went on to ...

LHS seniors named Sullivan Scholars  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA – Lowndes High School seniors Debora Gonzalez Herrera and Carola Rosario are among 38 high school juniors and seniors recently welcomed ...

LHS to stage plays from Disney to Shakespeare | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA – Lowndes High School Off-Broadway is preparing a new season of shows.

Lowndes High senior drowns off Florida beach  WCTV

A senior at Lowndes High School has died after being pulled from the water off St. Augustine Beach in Florida.

Lowndes High Victorious Over Cherokee High, Advances to Second Round

LOWNDES – With a victory over Cherokee High School, the Vikings advance to the second round of the 2018 state football playoffs. On Friday November 16, ...

Lowndes school custodians could get new boss | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Some Lowndes County Schools custodial employees could be switched to a different employer this year.

Board reviews new Lowndes High proposal  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — The school superintendent updated Lowndes County Board of Education about the new Lowndes High School project this week.

Lowndes wrestling wins Tifton Duals Tournament  Valdosta Daily Times

The Lowndes High School wrestling team won the Tifton Duals Tournament on Saturday.

Lowndes High names STAR student  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Vincent Nathanael Strickler is the 2018 Lowndes High School STAR student.

Lowndes holds 52nd commencement  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Wearing crimson caps and gowns, 643 Lowndes High School students graduated Saturday morning at Martin Stadium.

Just keep running: Trio of Viking runners sign with Valdosta State  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA –– Home is where the heart is. Valdosta State University cross country bolstered its roster with home grown talent as Lowndes athletes Michael ...

Returning champ wins Lowndes spelling bee  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Taj. The word that declared Henry Corbitt a Lowndes County spelling bee champion, yet again. The Lowndes Middle School eighth grader ...

Matt Crews named Colquitt County Packer baseball coach  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE – Matt Crews knows about the proverbial big shoes. He is leaning on time spent with one Hall of Fame high school baseball coach in easing his ...

State: City school rated unsatisfactory; County schools get top marks  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — A city school has received an unsatisfactory rating in a state survey. Meanwhile, all county schools received top ratings.

Region's Best: Lowndes track and field captures sixth straight Region 1-7A Championship  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA –– Lowndes High track and field reached another milestone Wednesday, winning its sixth straight Region 1-7A championship.

Kendrick Johnson's family re-files lawsuit  WCTV

The parents of Kendrick Johnson are continuing their efforts to get justice for their son after he died in 2013.

Lowndes High School TSA Competes  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA – Student leadership in Lowndes Technology Student Association continues.

Vikings Signing Day: Six players sign LOIs  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA –– Lowndes High hosted its National Signing Day on Wednesday as six athletes signed letters of intent with their schools of choice.

Lowndes' Elkins makes history, signs with Austin Peay State  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA –– Lowndes golfer Payton Elkins is a Region 1-7A champion, a hard worker and a good person.

E-SPLOST early voting begins: State representative, school board seats also on ballots  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Early voting has started for E-SPLOST in Lowndes County.

Third autopsy claims foul play in Valdosta gym mat death case  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Results from a third autopsy conducted on the body of Kendrick Johnson — the second performed at the behest of Johnson's parents — have been released, ...

Viking Head Baseball Coach Replaced

LOWNDES – After becoming fully aware of the playing of an ineligible player during the 2018 Lowndes High Viking baseball season, the Lowndes County ...

Lowndes High takes money and goods to Seminole Co. Schools  WALB

Representatives from one Lowndes County school headed to Seminole County with a check for $13000 and a variety of supplies.

No new tax for new Lowndes High  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — A new Lowndes High School can be built without a tax hike and could be paid off in less than five years, the county's top educator said.

Lowndes County approves school budget | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — The Lowndes County Schools budget is set for the next school year.

City reviews grad requirements  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — A new high school schedule means a change in graduation requirements.

County alternative school taking new approach  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — A new administrative hire this year will come with expansive changes across the halls of the Lowndes County Schools alternative program.

Lowndes JROTC gives to veterans  Valdosta Daily Times

Derrek Vaughn | The Valdosta Daily TimesLowndes High School JROTC presents a $1,000 check to 90 Works Veterans Association. Derrek Vaughn | The ...

Winnersville classic tickets selling fast  WALB

Friday is the big day for the Winnersville classic and people were lined up in Valdosta to get their hands on tickets.

The Perfect Score: Lowndes High senior makes 1600 on SAT  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Lowndes High School senior Joyce Liu just joined a group of less than 1 percent by making a perfect score of 1600 on the SAT exam.

Vikettes, best friends sign letters of intent  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — For almost 10 years, best friends Rylin Hedgecock and Sophie Sumner have learned and nearly perfected the game of high school softball ...

UPDATE: Deputies investigate student's death at Lowndes High School  WTXL ABC 27

UPDATED: 1/14/2013--11:25 p.m.. VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL)--Family members are mourning the loss of a 17-year old boy whose body was found at his south ...

One injured in Lowndes shooting | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Authorities are searching for the gunman in a Saturday night shooting that left one person injured, according to the Lowndes County sheriff.

Lowndes County School System School Star Climate Ratings

LOWNDES – The 2018 CCRPI School Star Climate Ratings were released by the Georgia Department of Education on October 29, 2018. Each school received ...

Valwood Mock Trial wins district  Valdosta Daily Times

HAHIRA – Valwood School Mock trial team is headed to state competition to compete with the top eight teams from Georgia.

KJ family seeks coroner's inquest  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — The family of Kendrick "KJ" Johnson has filed a petition for a coroner's inquest, demanding a jury hear evidence regarding the teen's death nearly ...

Lowndes County Schools looks to build new high school  WCTV

New classrooms could be on the way for Lowndes High School students as the Board of Education discusses a new multi-million dollar facility.

Lawyers for Kendrick Johnson's parents want evidence presented in front of jury  WTVM

The lawyers are seeking to change the cause and manner of death on Johnson's death certificate.

New Lowndes school employees prepare for year  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — School starts in less than two weeks but new Lowndes County Schools certified and classified staff are returning already to prepare for work in a ...

Lowndes Vikings 'march' up the east coast  WALB

A couple of South Goeriga students went 'marching' around the big apple.

UPDATE: KJ family refiles suit against funeral home  Valdosta Daily Times

UPDATE Friday, 4:30 p.m. — A day after Kendrick Johnson's family dismissed a lawsuit against the Harrington Funeral Home, the family refiled the same suit.

Vikings' Bell makes history as first volleyball signing  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA –– Every athletic program starts somewhere.

20 arrested in Lowndes County in FBI sweep  WCTV

Twenty people were arrested Thursday in Lowndes County in a sweep by the FBI Gang Taskforce.

Muralist tapped for downtown building  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA – The muralist for the Downtown Valdosta Mural Project has been chosen.

LHS FFA excels in national convention  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA – Ian Bennett, Lowndes High School graduate and National FFA officer, completed his year of *service* at this year's National FFA Convention.

Woody Leonard to be inducted into National High School Band Director Hall of Fame  Tifton Gazette

TIFTON — Woody Leonard, the former band director at Tift County High School (TCHS) and Director of Bands at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC), ...

City schools open Friday; county closed Friday | News  Valdosta Daily Times

Valdosta City Schools will open Friday; Lowndes County School System will remain closed Friday, according to school officials.

Lowndes recognizes top 10 seniors  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Lowndes High School student recognition committee held its Third Annual Top Ten Signing Day in the LHS gymnasium.

Lowndes JROTC to compete nationally  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA, Ga. — After advancing through two phases of online competition, the Lowndes High School JROTC Academic Team will compete at the 2018 U.S. ...

Valwood wins science tournament  Valdosta Daily Times

HAHIRA – Valwood School Science Olympiad won the regional tournament held at Valdosta State University, defeating Lowndes High School, Valdosta High ...

Kendrick Johnson: New autopsy in 'gym mat death' disputes it was accidental  Rolling Out

It's been almost 6 years since the body of Kendrick Johnson was found in a rolled-up gym mat at Lowndes High School in Valdosta, Georgia on January 11, ...

One Lowndes: Students, staff remember Jaylen Lott  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA— "To the one who put others before himself."

Woman killed in Lowndes accident | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Authorities are investigating a collision in Lowndes County that killed a woman Thursday.

Grants boost environmental stewardship  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Keep Lowndes/Valdosta Beautiful recently awarded four environmental grants to schools.

Students attend FBLA conference  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA – Eight Lowndes High School FBLA members attended the Georgia Future Business Leaders of America state leadership conference in Atlanta.

LHS teacher arrested on multiple counts of sex with students  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA - A Lowndes High School teacher has been arrested and charged on multiple counts of sexual contact with students.

Scholar program welcomes new members  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Thirty-eight high school juniors and seniors were recently welcomed into the Valdosta State University Sullivan Scholar Program.

Class of 2016 marks 50th LHS graduating class  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Saturday was a special day for the Lowndes High School senior class of 2016, receiving their diplomas as they walked across the stage for a total ...

UPDATE: One dead in Sunday night wreck | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — One person is dead after a traffic accident that happened Sunday night.

Folks Gush Over Viral Photo of White Woman Embracing Black Child  Atlanta Black Star

Every now and again, social media provides some distraction from the daily divisive politics and racist rants. Such was the case of a photo snapped at a.

Teen found unresponsive at Moody identified as Lowndes High student  WCTV

We've learned the identity of a teenager who was found unresponsive at a pool on Moody Air Force Base on Sunday and later passed away.

Clemons named Distinguished Alumnus  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA – The Lowndes Education Improvement Foundation will host its Annual Distinguished Alumnus and Awards Banquet, 6 p.m., April 19, at Lowndes ...

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