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Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

| June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

South Health District Georgia Department of Public Health Press Release: Valdosta – Through a partnership Mosquito Surveillance Program, Public Health Officials have been notified numerous mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Lowndes County. South Georgians are encouraged to guard against exposure to mosquitoes. “Mosquito-borne illnesses are spread through the bite of an infected […]

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Deal announces $18.1 million in transportation infrastructure project awards

Deal announces $18.1 million in transportation infrastructure project awards

| June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

From the Office of Gov. Nathan Deal: Gov. Nathan Deal announced that the State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA) awarded approximately $18.1 million in funding for 19 transportation infrastructure projects across the state through the Georgia Transportation Infrastructure Bank (GTIB). “Here in the No. 1 state for business, we continue to make strides to keep […]

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City Departments scheduled to test new phone system

City Departments scheduled to test new phone system

| June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta Press Release: Starting Wednesday, June 20, and continuing on Thursday, June 21, several City of Valdosta departments will begin testing out a new phone system. On Wednesday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., IT staff will be onsite swapping out telephones for individuals in the Utilities and Public Works Departments. Please note […]

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Lane Shift at St. Augustine Rd Scheduled for Wednesday

Lane Shift at St. Augustine Rd Scheduled for Wednesday

| June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta Press Release: On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, AT&T will be closing part of the outside lane on St. Augustine Road in front of the new Panera Bread. The closure will allow for work to be done to install new services to the business. The work is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. […]

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Scott, Isakson Bill to Provide Equal Burial Benefits for Veterans Signed Into Law

Scott, Isakson Bill to Provide Equal Burial Benefits for Veterans Signed Into Law

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

From the Office of Congressman Austin Scott: WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, President Donald Trump signed into law the Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act (H.R. 4910), legislation sponsored by Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) to provide grave liners at no cost for veterans buried at cemeteries under the control of the National Park Service (NPS). […]

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Lowndes County: Bemiss Road getting new flashing yellow traffic signals

Lowndes County: Bemiss Road getting new flashing yellow traffic signals

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Georgia Department of Transportation Press Release: The Georgia Department of Transportation will activate new flashing yellow arrow traffic signals Wednesday at nine SR 125/Bemiss Road intersections. The locations are SR 7 (Inner Perimeter Road), Oak Street Extension/Mt. Zion Church Road, Skipper Bridge Road, Guest Road, Studstill Road, Pine Grove Road/Lori Street, Davidson Road, Radar Site Road/Robbins Road and Prewitte […]

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VSU’s Camp Invention Gives Kids Freedom to Dream, Create

VSU’s Camp Invention Gives Kids Freedom to Dream, Create

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — The sounds of excited elementary schoolers filled classrooms in Nevins Hall June 11-15 as Valdosta State University hosted its seventh Camp Invention, a weeklong summer program that gives students in kindergarten through sixth grade the chance to dream, innovate, and create in the areas of science, technology, engineering, […]

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Colquitt County: SR 133 segment prepping for completion this week

Colquitt County: SR 133 segment prepping for completion this week

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

GDOT Press Release: Get ready to travel state Route 133 between Moultrie and Berlin unfettered by construction barrels as another segment of the highway nears completion. The Georgia Department of Transportation expects all four lanes to be open by Tuesday. The timeline depends on favorable weather for final work to be done. The original completion […]

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Southeastern Credit Union’s Student Advisory Board forms a Cash Mob

Southeastern Credit Union’s Student Advisory Board forms a Cash Mob

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Southeastern Credit Union Press Release: This year’s Student Advisory Board, which consists of 15 high schools seniors, formed a Cash Mob to focus on supporting and growing the local economy.  What is a cash mob? It originated from the flash mob concept, however, a cash mob is a group of individuals who come together and shop […]

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Valdosta Fire Department Responds to Structure Fire on Baytree Rd.

Valdosta Fire Department Responds to Structure Fire on Baytree Rd.

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

City of Valdosta Press Release: The Valdosta Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 1309 Baytree Road early Sunday Morning. The call came in around 12:24 a.m. The first fire unit arrived and reported heavy smoke and flames visible from the rear of the building and the roof area. Fire units on the scene […]

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