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Highway 41 widening project set

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - Construction on the widening of Old U.S. Highway 41 is scheduled to begin Monday, July 5, 2021. The widening portion will take place from North Valdosta Road to Union Road. Drivers should expect temporary lane closures, traffic pattern shifts, and possible brief delays. No long-term lane...
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Lowndes County reports no new virus cases

VALDOSTA – Lowndes County has reported 7,997 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health Sunday. An increase of one case from the previous day, according to the GDPH. Virus-related deaths consistently remain at 145, according to the GDPH's daily status report.
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Lowndes County's COVID-19 cases up by one

VALDOSTA – Lowndes County confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by one Saturday, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. Virus-related deaths consistently remain at 145, according to the GDPH's daily status report. There have been 4,966 antigen positive cases and 69 probable deaths since the pandemic began, according to the...
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Valdosta-Lowndes County Land Bank Authority Hosting Community Meeting

The Valdosta-Lowndes County Land Bank Authority will host a Land Banking 101 community meeting on Wednesday, June 30 from 5:30 PM until 6:30 PM at the Valdosta City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose Room. This community meeting is open to anyone in the City of Valdosta and Lowndes County who is curious about what a land bank is and the benefits it has on our community.
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Valdosta/Lowndes transportation planning agency amends transportation improvement program

VALDOSTA – The committees of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the transportation planning agency of the Southern Georgia Regional Commission (SGRC), met in-person and virtually, the first week of June, via teleconference to amend the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and elect officers for the Citizen’s Advisory and the Policy Committees. The VLMPO has three committees, the Citizen’s Advisory Committee, the Technical Advisory Committee and the Policy Committee. These committees meet quarterly to discuss and approve various transportation-related initiatives, reports, and projects.
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Behind the scenes look at the filming of ‘Bandit’ in Valdosta

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - Filming in Valdosta for the movie, “Bandit,” wrapped up Thursday. Crews filmed their last scenes in town before heading out to their next South Georgia destination. WALB News 10′s Jennifer Morejon was invited on set for a behind-the-scenes look. Lowndes County’s historic courthouse was transformed into...
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Lowndes adds one virus case

VALDOSTA – Lowndes County COVID-19 cases increased by one as the Georgia Department of Public Health reported 7,996 cases Friday since the start of the pandemic. Confirmed virus-related deaths remain at 145, according to the GDPH daily report. There have reportedly been 4,967 antigen positive cases, one less than the...
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Up the Road: Vikings’ Hutchinson signs to run for Albany State

VALDOSTA — The Lowndes Vikings have sent another track star to college as Jayvon Hutchinson signed his letter of intent to join Albany State University’s track team on Wednesday. Hutchinson, a very versatile jumper, and runner competed in 300-meter hurdles, 110-meter hurdles, high jump, and long jump and 4x400 relay.
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In the City This Week, June 21st - June 25th

The Valdosta Housing Authority owns/administers 546 units of public housing within the City of Valdosta. The Authority has 20 employees and a total annual budget of approximately $2 million. The Authority is operated fully under the guidelines, rules, and regulations of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development with the Board providing oversight into local operations, policy-making, and governance. The goal of the Housing Authority is to provide safe, decent, affordable housing for the citizens of Valdosta and Lowndes County, while at the same time being responsive to the citizens and residents for the economically sound operation of the Authority in its day-to-day operations.
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Transportation Planning Agency Amends Transportation Improvement Program

The committees of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the transportation planning agency of the Southern Georgia Regional Commission (SGRC), met in-person and virtually, the first week of June, via teleconference to amend the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and elect officers for the Citizen’s Advisory and the Policy Committees. The VLMPO has three committees, the Citizen’s Advisory Committee, the Technical Advisory Committee and the Policy Committee. These committees meet quarterly to discuss and approve various transportation-related initiatives, reports, and projects.