Pete’s to spend $18 Million on a Peach…

Release: Indoor Greens Company Pete’s to Open First Eastern U.S. Indoor Farming Facility, Invest $18 Million in Peach County ATLANTA, April 8, 2021 —Governor Brian P. Kemp recently announced that Pete’s, a long-time, California-based greenhouse grower,…

Bridge in Early County to close for replacement

Release: Early County bridge closing for replacement BLAKELY – Georgia Department of Transportation continues to reduce the number of deficient county bridges with the upcoming replacement of the Little Kolomoki Creek bridge, which is scheduled to close…

Valdosta swears in new Municipal Court Judge

Release: Jeremy Baker Sworn-In as Valdosta Municipal Court Judge On Monday, April 5, Judge Jeremy Baker was sworn in as the Valdosta Municipal Court Judge by Lowndes County Superior Court Judge Gregory Voyles. Mayor and…

LCS weekly COVID update

Release: Please see attached Lowndes County Schools' weekly COVID-19 update. These numbers are in a trending 7-day format using comparative data from DPH.  This report represents data from March 25- April 1, 2021.

Officer Involved Shooting

A robbery turns deadly in Douglas County, GA

Release: Lithia Springs, GA (March 31, 2021) – On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, the GBI was requested by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer involved shooting investigation. Preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately…

Henry County set to feature new Feit Electric…

Release: Feit Electric to Open First East Coast Distribution Facility in Henry County Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Feit Electric, a leading smart home and energy-efficient lighting brand, will invest more…

Man arrested in Ivey for the murder of…

Release: GBI Makes Arrest in Ivey, GA Murder Investigation MARCH 24, 2021 Ivey, GA (March 24, 2021) – On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, the GBI arrested Christopher Dale Tiggs, age 31, of Ivey, and charged him…