October SAFE Award Winners

VALDOSTA— Congratulations to the October SAFE (Safety Awareness for Everyone) Award winners with Lowndes County Schools. The October winners are Wanda Dasher and Thomas Warren with Moulton-Branch Elementary School.  These dedicated employees were selected for…

Citizen Alerts VPD to Cries for Help in…

VALDOSTA, Ga. - On October 13, 2019, at approximately 4:53 p.m., officers with the Valdosta Police Department responded to the 1800 block of West Hill Avenue in reference to three females not being allowed to…

Lowndes HIV Rate Among Highest in Georgia

VALDOSTA, Ga. - Lowndes County is among three South Georgia counties with the highest rates of HIV diagnosis in the state, according to a recent report from Health Testing Centers. Tift, Lowndes and Colquitt are…

Georgia’s Special Olympics Fall Games

VALDOSTA, Ga. - The 2019 Special Olympics State Fall Games were held last weekend at Freedom Park. The Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority was honored to host the event. VLPRA hosted the Georgia Special…

Tifton Man Arrested for Shooting One-Year-Old TIFTON, Ga. – On Thursday, October 10, 2019, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Tift County Sheriff’s Office arrested Dewayne McClatchey, Jr., 22, in the accidental shooting of Mason…

Lowndes High Promotes Library Card Sign Up

VALDOSTA— The Lowndes High Media Center partnered with South Georgia Regional Library (SGRL) to host a library card sign-up event for LHS staff and students 18 or older. Ms. Celia McClelland, Youth Services Librarian from SGRL,…