Ri'Shawn Bassette, WALB News 10

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Past articles by Ri'Shawn:

Lowndes Co. Schools to install crisis alert systems

The Lowndes County Board of Education has approved a trial run of a new system aimed at keeping students safe. → Read More

SGMC celebrates Thyroid Awareness Month

According to South Georgia Medical Center, they have the only fellowship-trained endocrine surgeon, south of Atlanta. → Read More

VPD speaks on human trafficking prevention

This Month is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The Valdosta Police Department is speaking out about how you can keep your family safe. → Read More

Wisconsin woman dies after long wait in emergency room, family says

On Jan. 2, Tashonna Ward texted her mom saying that she was experiencing chest pains and was going to the emergency room. → Read More

Hahira Middle School students try to help those living with memory loss

A number of students at Hahira Middle School (HMS) hope they left their mark on a few people living at a nursing home. → Read More

Valdosta State Univesity ranked among nation’s best

One of the world’s best colleges and universities when it comes to long-distance education is right here in South Georgia. → Read More

Watch as a school bus barely avoids a train at a crossing in California

A school bus in California came dangerously close to a freight train at a railroad crossing. → Read More

Lowndes Co. Board of Elections needs poll workers

The Lowndes County Board of Elections said for anyone questioning the legitimacy of the election process they have an opportunity for you to see it first-hand. → Read More

Valdosta city councilman talks possible SDS agreement

Valdosta City Council member Andy Gibbs said they have been discussing the agreement amongst themselves for the time being. → Read More

Nationwide systems outage causes problems issuing drivers licenses

Many states are having problems with issuing drivers licenses due to the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators nationwide systems outage. → Read More

Valdosta police catch burglary suspect

Police found the suspect hiding in the business. → Read More

Gov. Kemp attends ribbon-cutting for Walmart facility in Thomasville

Governor Brian Kemp is celebrating over 200 new jobs being brought to South Georgia. → Read More

Rail crossing maintenance coming in Wilcox, Turner counties

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Single-day closures are planned at several rail crossings in Wilcox and Turner counties this month as crews perform maintenance, the Georgia Department of Transportation said Friday. Motorists should note the dates are subject to change based on weather or the railroad company’s schedule. Detour signs will be posted. The upcoming closures start Tuesday, Jan. 14, from 8 a.m.… → Read More

Valdosta mayor reads final proclamation

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle participated in his last proclamation reading Thursday before leaving office. → Read More

Lowndes Co. commissioners approve SDS agreement

Lowndes County commissioners are taking steps, hoping to end a legal battle, going on for the past few years. → Read More

Family receives answers in 1981 Brooks Co. death

A family is finally receiving closure after their daughter disappeared back in 1981 and was found in Brooks County. → Read More

Idaho resort looks for skier after avalanche; 2 others die

The Silver Mountain Resort near the town of Kellogg was closed Wednesday to focus resources on the search for the missing skier. → Read More

No link between talc and ovarian cancer, study says

A study suggests there's no statistically significant link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer, but researchers say questions remain. → Read More

Valdosta Red Cross addresses ‘critical need’ for blood

For anyone who might be hoping to give back for their New Year’s resolution, the Red Cross said donating blood could answer a need. → Read More

Valdosta business delivers a note with a goat

If you haven’t had any luck finding the perfect Christmas present yet, a Valdosta business is offering to help by delivering something pretty unique. → Read More