Mayor Matheson receives Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Release: On Wednesday, March 17, 2021, Mayor Scott James Matheson received the new Janssen (Johnson and Johnson), single dose, COVID-19 Vaccine at the Lowndes County Health Department. Matheson is eligible for the vaccine under Governor…

19-year-old Valdosta man arrested for murder

Release: Persons Involved: Arrested: Jarod Antwan Gordon, Jr., African American male, 19 years of age, Valdosta Resident Victim: Jahnard Brooks, African American male, 21 years of age, Valdosta Resident On Monday, March 8, 2021, at…

GA to expand COVID vaccine eligibility

Release: Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations. On March 15, vaccination criteria will expand to include Georgians aged 55 and older and individuals with disabilities and certain medical…

Officer Involved Shooting

CPPD officer exchanges gunfire after auto accident

Release: College Park, GA (March 7, 2021) - On Sunday, March 7, 2021, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the College Park Police Department (CPPD) to investigate an officer involved shooting. Preliminary information indicates…

Wait times will increase after March 8 vaccine…

Release: Governor Brian Kemp announced February 25 that COVID-19 vaccination eligibility will expand March 8 to include educators and staff (Pre-K, K-12, DECAL licensed or exempt childcare programs), adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and…