Five new officers sworn in to the VPD

Release: Valdosta Police Department Welcomes Five New Officers On Wednesday, April 7, 2021, five new officers were sworn in at the Valdosta Police Department by Judge Richard M. Cowart. The officers were accompanied by their…

Georgians prepare to reapply for UI as their…

Release: Thousands of Georgians Reapplying for UI Benefits Due to End of Benefit Year Atlanta, GA – Although businesses are starting to return to full capacity as more individuals receive vaccinations, many Georgians are still out…

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…

OSHA investigates Gainesville liquid nitrogen incident

Release: OSHA CONTINUES INVESTIGATION INTO JANUARY FATAL INCIDENT AT FOUNDATION FOOD GROUP SERVICES IN GAINESVILLE Agency encourages workers to share information to assist in the investigation ATLANTA –  The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health…

EPD’s Vehicle Emissions Inspections reopen April 9

Release: Emissions Test System Restored APRIL 07, 2021 ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) and Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) are notifying motorists that the Vehicle Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Program has been…

GDOL issues more UI claims this year than…

Release: GDOL Releases More UI Payments to Georgians Than Last 82 Years Combined Atlanta, GA – Last week, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) surpassed a major milestone in the organization paying claimants more in the past 12 months than in…

Two mental health providers convicted for Medicaid fraud

Release: Florida Counseling Center Owner and Provider Convicted Of Medicaid Fraud, Conspiracy, False Statements, And Identity Theft TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, recently announced the…

Valdosta shows improved unemployment rates

Release: Valdosta Posts Positive Numbers Across the Board in February Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Valdosta saw positive over-the-month measures for every key indicator in February. “February’s numbers are a strong indication the state is…