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Child Care Center Food Program to Include More Families In Georgia

Child Care Center Food Program to Include More Families In Georgia

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA, GA – Quality Care for Children (QCC), a non-profit organization working to improve accessibility and quality of child care programs across Georgia, provides daily meals and snacks to more than 1,100 children in Georgia through its participation in the federally funded U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). With the […]

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Health Care Employee Sentenced for Identity Theft

Health Care Employee Sentenced for Identity Theft

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

COLUMBUS, GA – Michael J. Moore, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announced today that Drew Johnson, 27, of Columbus, Georgia, was sentenced to serve four years in federal prison for accessing personal information files. The sentence was handed down by the Honorable Clay D. Land, United States District Court Judge, in […]

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Chamber Initiative Helps Businesses Save Money

Chamber Initiative Helps Businesses Save Money

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber is working for you, offering your business a way to save big on your workers’ compensation premiums. DRUGS DON’T WORK in South Georgia implements policy development, supervisor training, employee education, employee assistance programs and drug testing for its members. In addition, members save 7.5 percent on workers’ compensation insurance […]

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Azalea Health Announces Agreement to Merge  with simplifyMD

Azalea Health Announces Agreement to Merge with simplifyMD

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Azalea Health, a provider of cloud-based healthcare solutions and services, has announced  an agreement to merge with simplifyMD, a complete electronic health records (EHR) provider. The merger positions the two privately held companies to become a leading provider of a fully integrated, cloud-based healthcare management and medical billing solution. With a focus […]

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Seniors 65 and Older Can Audit Thomas University classes for free

Seniors 65 and Older Can Audit Thomas University classes for free

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

THOMASVILLE, GA – Thomas University recently lowered the age at which members of the community can audit classes for free. Now seniors 65 and older can audit classes without paying an audit fee. The fee for all others to audit classes is $100 per credit. “Life-long learners have the advantage of having Thomas University in […]

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Signal Upgrades Will Improve Traffic Flow on U.S. 129/SR 11 in Nashville

Signal Upgrades Will Improve Traffic Flow on U.S. 129/SR 11 in Nashville

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

NASHVILLE, GA – Upgraded signal heads controlled by a state-of-the-art system designed to improve the efficiency and safety of traffic flow are expected to be operational by the end of September at three intersections on U.S. 129/state Route 11 in Nashville. The upgrade is part of a $436,297.85 Georgia Department of Transportation project awarded in […]

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Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial Hold Ribbon Cutting

Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial Hold Ribbon Cutting

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce and its Ambassadors welcomed the Valdosta chapter of Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, July 15. The ceremony took place on the front steps of the Barber House. Financial Representative Tiffany Fletcher said, “The ceremony went phenomenally and I could not […]

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Construction of New Water Main on W. Savannah Avenue

Construction of New Water Main on W. Savannah Avenue

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The City of Valdosta will install a new 8-inch water main at the intersection of S. Briggs Street and W. Savannah Avenue. The work is scheduled for July 23 -25, between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, weather permitting. At various times of the construction, the road may […]

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Superintendent Barge and State Board of Education Initiate Rule Regarding Food and Beverage School Fundraisers

Superintendent Barge and State Board of Education Initiate Rule Regarding Food and Beverage School Fundraisers

| July 21, 2014 | 1 Comments

ATLANTA, GA – In response to new federal school nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and the State Board of Education has initiated the rulemaking process to amend the state board rule to comply with the federal Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010. Federal regulations require these new standards beginning July 1, 2014. […]

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Speed Limit Increase on U.S. 84/SR 38 Between Thomasville and Bainbridge

Speed Limit Increase on U.S. 84/SR 38 Between Thomasville and Bainbridge

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

TIFTON, GA – If you’ve traveled on U.S. 84/state Route 38 between Thomasville and Bainbridge recently you might have noticed the speed limit signs now read 65 instead of 55. The Georgia Department of Transportation raised the limit from the west side of Thomasville to the east side of Bainbridge based on the results of […]

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