DNR Offers Free Fishing Days

Valdosta, GA- Starting this month, Georgia residents who have a boat registered with the state can fish on their birthday and for two days after as part of their boat registration fee. It’s a three-day bonus…

Gov. Deal: June Revenues Up 2.4 Percent

Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that Georgia’s net tax collections for the month of June totaled $1.58 billion for an increase of nearly $37 million, or 2.4 percent, compared to June 2012. For the…

Lowndes HS Alum Found Dead In Yellowstone Park

A Lowndes High School alum and former Valdosta resident has been found dead after hiking alone in Yellowstone National Park. Officials say 23-year old Austin Parker was hiking Electric Peak Tuesday afternoon when he was…

Georgia Unemployment Rises To 8.6% In June

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 8.6 percent in June. The rate was up three-tenths of a percentage point from 8.3 percent in May,…

GA Per Capita Income Drops To 40th In…

According to federal data released over the weekend, Georgia's per capita income has dropped to 40th in the nation to $36,869. Since 2001, the state's per capita income has dropped from 25th all the way down…

Metro Valdosta Unemployment Rises To 8.1% In May

Valdosta, GA- The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that metro Valdosta’s unemployment rate increased to 8.1 percent in May, up eight-tenths of a percentage point from 7.3 percent in April. The rate was 8.3 percent…