River and Creek Cleanup event for Lowndes, Valdosta

Release: Hahira, GA, September 16, 2020 — WWALS has found some of the sources of the infamous trashjam on Sugar Creek, and at least one upstream property owner has made progress in stopping litter before…

Consumer alert: New twist on grandparent scam

Release: ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is warning Georgians about the latest version of the grandparent scam. The scam still starts with a phone call from someone pretending to be your grandchild, one…

Railroad crossing closure extended in Fitzgerald

Release: CSX Railroad plans to close the crossing on State Route (SR) 11 South/Grant Street in Fitzgerald next week for maintenance.The crossing is scheduled to close at 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, and reopen by…

Valdosta Police Department to hold hiring event

Release: Valdosta Police Department (VPD) is seeking/hiring qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer. We are holding an open testing hiring event on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 6pm. We allow entrance 30minutes prior…

Local artist included in new gallery exhibition presented…

Release: The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts’ Gallery Opening Reception on Monday, Sept. 20, from 5-7 p.m., features artists Erin Kendrick, Jacksonville, “The Things We Bring”; Amy Bennion, Salt Lake City, “Your Glass”;…

Gov. Kemp: HOPE Scholarship helps over 2 Million…

Release: Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the HOPE (Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally) Scholarship Program has helped more than 2 million Georgia students pursue postsecondary education in Georgia. “The HOPE Scholarship Program has been a game-changer…