Students experience local government at work

The City of Valdosta hosts the 2022 Class of Leadership Lowndes as they get a behind-the-scenes look at how local government functions. According to a Metro 17 Valdosta video, the 2022 Class of Leadership Lowndes…

Lake Park murder suspects arrested

LOWNDES CO. - Investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Division have arrested Cordell Sutton for charges stemming from an October 2021 murder in Lake Park, Georgia. Additionally, the other outstanding suspect in…

DPH report shows 1,627 new COVID cases in…

The DPH South Health District has released the COVID-19 weekly summary as of January 27, 2022. The weekly report shows that Lowndes County had an increase of 1,627 COVID-19 cases. See the South Health District's…

Lowndes schools address students returning, COVID-19

Release: Good Evening Viking Family, This is Lauren Pope, Director of Public Relations for Lowndes County Schools. This is a reminder that students will return to school on Thursday, January 6th. We are looking forward…

Local large, small farmers of the year named…

Release: Agriculture is Georgia’s number one industry and on Thursday, December 9, the Lowndes County Board of Commissioners, Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce and the Lowndes County Extension Office held a local farmer appreciation breakfast…