Valdosta schools to require masks

Release: During the July Work Session of the Valdosta Board of Education, the board adopted an updated Return to School policy for the 2021-2022 school year requiring everyone on school campuses and on buses to…

Georgia man tries to sell 50 Million fake…

Release: U.S. Secret Service lauded for stopping $317 million scheme SAVANNAH, GA:  A Georgia man has been sentenced after admitting he attempted to sell 50 million non-existent facemasks to a foreign government. Paul Penn, 64,…

VSU sculpture joins mask movement

VALDOSTA — Masks are mandatory for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors at Valdosta State University — and it appears that policy now applies to at least one member of the campus outdoor art collection.…

Viking fans help needed

Release: Viking Fans - Our 2020 Viking football season is off to a strong start.  Two games, two victories, and no problems gives us many reasons to be proud of our program.  As we move…

Valdosta BOE votes to require face masks

VALDOSTA, GA - The Valdosta Board of Education voted Tuesday during a work session to require face coverings for students and spectators at sporting events. See the post from the Valdosta City Schools Facebook page…

Kemp changes course on mask mandates

After opposing local face mask mandates for months, Governor Kemp reversed course on Saturday by signing an executive order that gives many Georgia cities/counties the ability to require masks in public in order to slow…

‘Mask Up Valdosta’ campaign launched by mayor

Release: Mayor Launches ‘Mask Up Valdosta’ Campaign Valdosta Mayor Scott James Matheson launched a ‘Mask Up Valdosta’ campaign on Thursday encouraging Valdosta residents to wear a face covering in public as a safeguard to slow…