Valdosta offers tips to protect property in hurricane…

Release: Stormwater Division offers Hurricane Season Preparedness Tips Officially, the Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th. Hurricane season can bring a host of dangerous weather including whipping winds, heavy downpours, power outages…

Red Cross offers practical advice for a safe…

Release: Summer Safety: Steps You Should Take to Help Stay Out of Harm’s Way (ATLANTA, May 25, 2021) — The Memorial Day holiday (May 31st) is just around the corner, marking the unofficial start of…

GA Restaurant cited for making employees work for…

Release: LAVONIA RESTAURANT DEPRIVES SERVERS OF WAGES, REQUIRES WORKING ONLY FOR TIPS La Cabaña Mexican Restaurant Inc. pays $123K in back wages after federal investigation LAVONIA, GA – A Lavonia restaurant’s decision to require its tipped…

VFD provides tips to help prevent kitchen fires

Release: Valdosta Fire Department Provides Residents with Cooking Safety Tips to Help Prevent Kitchen Fires Due to the recent rise in kitchen fires throughout the Valdosta area, the Valdosta Fire Department is sharing some cooking…

Moody AFB post Halloween safety tips

Moody Air Force Base have posted some Halloween safety tips regarding COVID-19. The post encourages people to wear a mask, physically distance from others, giving out treats on a baking sheet or table, and cleaning…

Red Cross encourages Fire Prevention Week observance

Release: Fire Prevention Week: Test smoke alarms, practice escape plan Red Cross survey: Most of us are underprepared as home fires continue during COVID-19 ATLANTA, GA, OCTOBER 7, 2020 — National Fire Prevention Week is…

GEMA offers tips for earthquake safety

Release: GEMA/HS Encourages Participation in the Great SouthEast ShakeOut Drill (ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) is partnering with the Great SouthEast ShakeOut to educate Georgians on the importance of…