SHD makes COVID-19 testing a routine clinical service

Release: Public Health COVID-19 Testing Changes VALDOSTA – Beginning Monday, March 29, 2021, health departments throughout South Health District will begin offering rapid COVID-19 testing as a clinical appointment. The two largest health departments, Lowndes and…

LCS to hold kindergarten registration March 15 –…

Released: Lowndes County School will hold kindergarten registration March 15-April 16, 2021.  Registration times are as follows: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Monday - Thursday  *(by appointment only)8:00 AM - 1:00 PM -  Friday  *(by…

Wait times will increase after March 8 vaccine…

Release: Governor Brian Kemp announced February 25 that COVID-19 vaccination eligibility will expand March 8 to include educators and staff (Pre-K, K-12, DECAL licensed or exempt childcare programs), adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and…

GDOL launch new online appointment scheduler

Release: GDOL Launches Appointment Scheduler to Address Claimant Needs Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced recently the Nov. 2 launch of a pilot program for an on-line appointment scheduler. This scheduler will allow claimants…

DDS warns against appointment charge scams

Release: Department of Driver Services (DDS) Warns Unofficial DMV Websites/Apps Charging for Appointments Charging for Appointments JUNE 17, 2020 ATLANTA – Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Spencer R. Moore urges customers to be aware…

Valdosta Fire Chief Broome Gets Big Appointment

By Robin Postell Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome was appointed Georgia State Director representing Georgia with the Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs. The Southeastern division includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico,…