Georgia AG warns of Instagram scammers

Release: SCAM ALERT: Carr Warns of Pyramid Schemes Aimed at Instagram Users ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is warning consumers about a new take on the classic pyramid scheme. Pyramid schemes are illegal…

Turner Center announces winners in “The Art of…

Release: Turner Center Announces Winners in “The Art of Writing Contest” The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts and its Young Writers League (YoWL) hosted the first annual “The Art of Writing” contest sponsored…

Lowndes hosts Mental Health First Aid Trainings

Release: Legacy Behavioral Health Services and the Lowndes County Board of Commissioners have partnered to host several Mental Health First Aid Trainings (MHFA) for our community members. The MHFA training is designed for participants who work…

Facial coverings to be optional at Lowndes County…

VALDOSTA, GA - On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, Lowndes County Schools announced that facial coverings will no longer be required, but optional, for the 2021-2022 school year. The announcement noted that, based on CDC guidance,…

Lowndes plans for 2021-22 school year return

VALDOSTA, Ga.— Lowndes County Schools have announced their plans for returning to school for the 2021-22 school year in harmony Georgia's Path to Recovery for K-12 Schools instructions. The overview considers quarantine guidelines, extracurricular activity…

Valdosta Battle of the Badges happening July 28

Release: As a reminder our Fire and Police Departments are hosting a blood-drive through the Red Cross. The Battle of the Badges Blood-Drive is next Wednesday, July 28. It will be held between 10 am…

Coffee Co. SR 32 reopens, traffic moved to…

Release: DOUGLAS – State Route (SR) 32 reopened late this afternoon, Monday, July 19, as traffic was shifted to the newly-constructed bridge at Seventeen Mile River east of Douglas. Georgia Department of Transportation personnel worked with…

Lowndes County flood maps are changing

Release: Lowndes County, Georgia: Lowndes County’s flood maps to include the cities of Dasher, Hahira, Lake Park, Remerton and Valdosta are being updated and replaced.  A multi-year project to develop detailed, digital flood hazard maps for…