Kemp extends Public Health State of Emergency

Release: Gov. Kemp Extends Public Health Emergency, Renews COVID-19 Restrictions DECEMBER 01, 2020 Atlanta, GA – On November 30, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed Executive Order 11.30.20.01 and Executive Order 11.30.20.02, extending Georgia's Public Health State…

GA DDS has served over a million during…

Release: The Georgia Department of Driver Services Reached Another Milestone! SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) reached another milestone.  Despite the pandemic, DDS has safely provided face-to-face services to over one…

Superintendent Woods speaks on his visits to GA…

Release: Superintendent Woods: School visits show the hard work and dedication of Georgia’s educators ​September 15, 2020 – Over the last several weeks, I've spent time in schools and classrooms across our state. I've had…

Official: Valdosta mask ordinance

Release: Valdosta City Council Adopts Ordinance Requiring Use of Masks/Face Coverings On August 26, 2020, The Valdosta City Council voted 4-3 to approve the Local Option Face Covering Ordinance requiring face coverings in public places…

Valdosta Stadium Cinemas set to open August 28

The Valdosta Stadium Cinemas will officially reopen on Friday, August 28, 2020. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Valdosta Cinemas will be enforcing a "no mask, no entry" policy. Seats will also be sold with…

DECAL eases the search for distance learning GA…

Release: ATLANTA, Ga., – The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) is now offering families the ability to search for child care for school age children enrolled in distance learning. With many parents…

Superintendent Woods addresses safety for 2020-21 school year

Release: Superintendent Woods: Transparency, safety measures are essential to ensure a successful school year August 13, 2020 – Schools throughout Georgia are opening for instruction – some in-person with a virtual/remote option for students, and some…