Lowndes I-75 traffic stops lead to drugs, money,…

Release: This week, members of the Lowndes County Sheriffs Office, Interstate Criminal Enforcement team conducted traffic stops on Interstate 75 which resulted in the seizure of illegal narcotics valued at approximately $600,000 and between $40,000…

Arrest made in Monticello theft

Release: Monticello, GA (December 2, 2020) – GBI Special Agents from the Georgia Cyber Crime Center have charged Edward Porter Allen, III, age 68, for the offense of Computer Theft relating to the theft of approximately…

Wild Adventures partners with United Way to “PLAY…

Release: VALDOSTA, Ga. – Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, Ga. has partnered with the United Way and local businesses to raise funds for community agencies. During August, special “PLAY United” discount admission tickets to Wild…

Over $58 million in contracts awarded by GDOT

Release: Georgia DOT Awards $58.5 Million in Construction Contracts for May ATLANTA, GA – Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) awarded 32 construction contracts for statewide transportation projects totaling $58,534,346. The largest single awarded investment, worth…

GA collects nearly $1 billion less in annual…

Release: May Net Tax Revenues Fall -10.1% JUNE 08, 2020 The State of Georgia’s May net tax collections totaled $1.58 billion for a decrease of $178 million, or -10.1 percent, compared to May 2019 when net…

Select GA School Districts Awarded COVID-19 Grants

Release: Georgia Foundation for Public Education, Innovation Fund Foundation award COVID-19 Response Fund grants to 11 districts, schools May 18, 2020 – The Georgia Foundation for Public Education and the Innovation Fund Foundation – the philanthropic…

5 Tips for spending your stimulus money

This week, millions of Americans received a $1,200 coronavirus stimulus check or deposit. Millions more will receive theirs soon. How should you spend that money? Here's a top 5 list according to cnet.com. 1.  Take…