GEMA conducts damage assessments following severe storm

Release: GEMA/HS Assists Local EMAs, Requests FEMA Joint Damage Assessments in Eight Georgia Counties (ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) continues to assist local Emergency Management Agencies (EMAs) with damage…

Last week for scholarship essay contest entries

The deadline for the 15th Annual Black Crow Media "Black History Month Scholarship Essay Contest" is this Sunday, February 28, 2021. At stake? A chance to win one of three scholarships, valued at $1,500, $1,200,…

CPD penalizes locksmith for posing as a local…

Release: Locksmith Company to Pay Over $250,000 in Penalties and Consumer Restitution ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr recently announced that locksmith company King David Business Services, LLC and its owner, Asher Uziel, (collectively…

VFD holds annual Shop with a Firefighter event

Release: VFD holds Annual Shop with a Firefighter Event On Tuesday, December 15, the Valdosta Fire Department held their annual Shop with a Firefighter event at the Walmart Supercenter on Norman Drive. The purpose of…

Lowndes COVID-19 cases on the rise

VALDOSTA – Lowndes County continues to experience a significant increase in COVID-19 cases. This increase first began in October and has not slowed since that time.         The total count of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lowndes is…

First Commerce awarded 2020 Dora Maxwell Award

Release: First Commerce Earns National Recognition for Giving Back to Local Business Community Credit Union National Association Selects FCCU as top recipientof the 2020 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award Valdosta, GA – The Credit Union National Association…

City of Valdosta announces 14 open public service…

Release: City Announces 14 Opportunities to Serve the Community Citizens who seek a rewarding public service role in the community are encouraged to apply for the 14 opportunities available on the city's boards, commissions, authorities,…