FDC looks to improve former inmate job opportunities

Release: FDC and CareerSource Florida Partner to Provide Inmates Valuable Employment Skills TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections and CareerSource Florida are partnering to provide training opportunities to incarcerated individuals which will enable them…

VPD: Two hiring events in March

Release: Come join the Valdosta Police Department. We are holding an open testing hiring event on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 9am. We allow entrance starting at 8:30am. If you cannot attend this event, we…

TCSG receives $4.85 Million grant from US Department…

Release: U.S. Department Of Labor Awards TCSG $4.85 Million in Strengthening Community College Training Grants ATLANTA, GA—The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) announced the award of $4.85 million to a consortium of Technical College System…

Valdosta’s unemployment claims drop as jobs increase

Release: Valdosta’s Jobs Increase in September Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Valdosta saw its jobs increase in September. Additionally, Valdosta saw monthly increases in its labor force and number of employed residents…

GA unemployment rate now beats national average

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp issued a statement following the Georgia Department of Labor's announcement that Georgia's unemployment rate had fallen to 5.6% in the month of August, down from 7.6% in July. The national…

Orion Boatworks creates 120 jobs in Valdosta for…

Release: Orion Boatworks to Create 120 Jobs in Valdosta-Lowndes County Valdosta, Georgia- The Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority (VLCDA) Board of Directors announced today that an established boat manufacturer, Orion Boatworks, LLC will create 120 new jobs…