VSU May and Summer Terms to Continue Online

Release: Valdosta State University and the University System of Georgia’s 26 institutions will continue to deliver instruction remotely during May and summer semesters, with only limited exceptions. USG institutions are tentatively planning to return to…

Organizations Falsely Threaten to Revoke Licenses

As economic stress from COVID-19 continues, some organizations have wrongly threatened to revoke the professional licenses of Georgians in various fields. On Tuesday, March 30th, the Secretary of State's Office announced that these threats should…

Lanier Co. has first confirmed COVID-19 case

Release: The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has received confirmation of the first COVID-19 case in Lanier County. The individual is currently hospitalized, and the source of exposure is unknown. To…

Echols Co. enacts local emergency management order

On Wednesday, the Echols County Board of Commissioners signed a Local Emergency Management Purpose Order. This order, which went into effect at 12 noon, includes Voluntary Stay At Home instructions and prohibition of gatherings of…