Georgia unemployment rate continues to improve

Release: Georgia’s Rate Continues to Drop in February Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced recently that Georgia’s unemployment rate dropped 0.3 percentage points in February to reach 4.8 percent and has decreased…

CTAE graduation rate in Georgia rises

Release: Georgia CTAE graduation rate rises to 97.18% February 26, 2021 – The graduation rate for Georgia students involved in Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) has risen to 97.18 percent in Georgia. This rate –…

Georgia among top AP class pass rates in…

Release: Georgia’s AP pass rate holds despite COVID impact; state names 2021 AP Honor Schools FOR MORE INFORMATION: College Board AP Cohort Report February 24, 2021 -- Georgia's public-school class of 2020 has the 17th-highest Advanced Placement…

GDOL completes past year’s UI claims at an…

Release: GDOL Announces More Than 95% Payment Rate for Eligible Regular UI Claims Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) paid over 450,000 Georgians last week more than $265 million in unemployment insurance…

Valdosta crime rates down in 2020

Release: Statistics show that the Valdosta Police Department responded to more calls for service in 2020, but Valdosta's crime rate declined significantly compared to previous years. According to the Valdosta Police Department, crime is down…

VHS graduation rate rises for 4th consecutive year

Release: For the fourth year in a row, Valdosta High School’s graduation rate is on the rise. The Georgia Department of Education released the 2020 Cohort graduation rates for Georgia schools and districts this week.…

LHS graduation rate well above state average

Release: Lowndes High School’s Class of 2020 graduation rate is 94.1%, which is well above the state average of 83.8%. This is the fourth consecutive year that Lowndes High School’s graduation rate has exceeded 90%.…