Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine suspended

The Georgia Department of Public Health has suspended all injections of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine following the lead of the CDD and FDA. A joint statement from those agencies regarding the suspension is…

Mayor Matheson receives Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Release: On Wednesday, March 17, 2021, Mayor Scott James Matheson received the new Janssen (Johnson and Johnson), single dose, COVID-19 Vaccine at the Lowndes County Health Department. Matheson is eligible for the vaccine under Governor…

SGMC promotes Lilliana Johnson to Director of GME

Release: Johnson Named Director of Graduate Medical Education at SGMC South Georgia Medical Center announces the promotion of Lilliana Johnson to Director of Graduate Medical Education. Johnson has been with SGMC since 2014. In her…

Arrest made in Camilla murder

Release: Camilla, GA (March 9, 2021) - On Monday, March 8, 2021, at approximately 10:26 p.m., the GBI was requested by the Camilla Police Department to assist in a murder investigation that took place in the…

GA expects to give 83K Johnson & Johnson…

Release: Gov. Kemp: Georgia Ready to Distribute New Vaccine Atlanta, GA – Following the U.S Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, Governor Brian P. Kemp issued the following…

SGMC honors two new Hospital Heroes for February

Release: SGMC Honors February Hospital Heroes South Georgia Medical Center recognized Lilliana Johnson and Jennifer Harrison as Hospital Heroes at the February Board of Directors meeting. Johnson is the Physician Services Project Manager for the…

Arrest made in Tifton hotel fire

Release: MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH TIFT COUNTY FIRE ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Jason Carlos  Montano, 40, was arrested on 1st Degree Arson and Criminal Damage…

VPD arrest two after man shoots gun outside…

Release: On December 12, 2020, at 3:48 am., Valdosta Police Officers responded to Park Chase Apartments, 1100 Old Statenville Road, after receiving 911 calls about a male outside of an apartment shooting a gun in…