Theatre Guild response to COVID-19

Release: Theatre Guild Valdosta, like so many other parts of our everyday lives, has been affected by the ongoing situation concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, March 16 at a special Board of Directors meeting,…

Unemployment Benefits Expands as Claims Increase

ATLANTA, Ga. — Unemployment claims have nearly doubled in the past week in response to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Henry Herald, Governor Brian Kemp has responded to the claims spike by allowing the…

Lowndes has first death from COVID-19

Release: Valdosta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed the District’s first COVID-19 related death of a resident in Lowndes County. The person was a 66-year old male with underlying…

Two VSU Employees test positive for COVID-19

VALDOSTA, GA - Valdosta State University has confirmed that two employees, a staff member and a faculty member, have tested positive for COVID-19. Both of them are now recovering at home, and the Georgia Department…

Board of Education

Lowndes County Schools extend closure

Release: All Lowndes County Schools will remain closed through at least April 24.  Governor Kemp issued an order that all of Georgia’s K-12 schools will remain closed through at least April 24, 2020.  According to…