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Five million vaccines administered in Georgia

Release: Atlanta, GA - Today, the Georgia Department of Public Health vaccine dashboard reported over 5 million vaccines have been administered in the state of Georgia. Over 3.2 million Georgians have received at least one…

GDOL announces continued increase in Georgia jobs

Release: Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Drops in March While Jobs Increase Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced recently that Georgia’s unemployment rate dropped 0.3 percentage points to reach 4.5 percent in March while the state saw…

Resurfacing project starting next week in Tifton

Release: TIFTON – Contractors are scheduled to begin work Monday, April 19, on improvements to Second Street in Tifton.The construction zone will extend from the intersection of US 82 to Virginia Avenue. Drivers should expect temporary…

Quitman man arrested for rape, child molestation

Release: GBI Arrests Brooks County Man on Rape, Incest, and Child Molestation Charges Quitman, GA (April 14, 2021) – On Monday, April 12, 2021, a Brooks County Grand Jury indicted Will Cope, age 44, of Quitman,…

Raymond Otto Burkett

Raymond Otto Burkett, 88, of Valdosta, died on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Born on September 15, 1932 in Orlando, Florida, son of the late Matthew B. and Bessie Z. Beverly Burkett, he was a U.S.…

James J. Bell

Mr. James J. Bell (Jim), 83, passed from this life on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. A resident of Valdosta, he was born in Woodburn, New York, on January 3, 1938, the 3rd of six children…