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New Faces, Different Places: Zach Grage heads up Highway 84 to lead Lowndes Football

LOWNDES COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) - The Lowndes Vikings are year in and year out one of the best teams in our area. A rich tradition, a hotbed for talent in the state of Georgia, and expectations of winning championships every year. That’s what was so appealing to former Thomasville head coach Zach Grage. Grage heads into his first season as head coach ready to take on the challenge.
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Community invited to “Meet The Vikings”

LOWNDES CO. – The Lowndes Athletic Department will host a “Meet The Vikings” event followed by a varsity football team scrimmage. On Friday, August 12, the Lowndes Athletic Department will host a “Meet The Vikings” event at Martin Stadium beginning at 5:30 pm. There is no admission.
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Lowndes softball christens new field with three wins opening weekend

Lowndes High School’s Vikettes softball team christened their new field this past weekend with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and two varsity wins over Berrien County and Forsyth Central, along with a JV win over Lee County. “It was a great weekend for Vikette Softball. Our Varsity went 2-0 beating Berrien...
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Lowndes County Fire Rescue Conducts Hazardous Materials Drill and Testing

CONTACT: Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer. Lowndes County Fire Rescue Conducts Hazardous Materials Drill and Testing. Lowndes County, Georgia: On August 1st, recruits and personnel with Lowndes County Fire Rescue participated in a hazardous materials drill conducted by the department’s training division. This drill, conducted as a refresher for current fire department personnel, was a testing and training opportunity for the current recruit class.
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VSU students assist in mosquito research

VALDOSTA – A group of VSU student researchers are working to create new knowledge and potentially save lives with the Mosquito Surveillance Program. A group of Valdosta State University student researchers have spent the past five months working to create new knowledge and potentially save lives. Their efforts will continue throughout the fall as they seek to support public health initiatives to protect area residents from mosquito-borne diseases.
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Lowndes Co. man arrested on homicide, drug charges in Echols Co.

STATENVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - A Lowndes County man was indicted by an Echols County Grand Jury on Monday, according to a release from the Echols County Sheriff’s Office. Cessor Mario Houston, Jr., 45, of Naylor, was indicted on murder and several drug charges following an investigation into the October 2021 death of Steven Johnson, an Echols County resident.
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VSU students take the lead on area Mosquito Surveillance Program

A group of Valdosta State University student researchers have spent the past five months working to create new knowledge and potentially save lives. Their efforts will continue throughout the fall as they seek to support public health initiatives to protect area residents from mosquito-borne diseases. More than two decades ago,...
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Monkeypox vaccine available at Lowndes Co. Health Dept.

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - A rare disease is traveling around America again now with over 6,000 confirmed cases of monkeypox, according to the CDC. Georgia now has over 400 confirmed monkeypox cases. One of those is right here in the South Health District’s 10-county service area. The health department...
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Lowndes County Fire Rescue Conducts Hazardous Materials Drill and Testing

On August 1st, recruits and personnel with Lowndes County Fire Rescue participated in a hazardous materials drill conducted by the department’s training division. This drill, conducted as a refresher for current fire department personnel, was a testing and training opportunity for the current recruit class. Fire crews were dispatched...
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Vikings prepare for pre-season game against Tift County

LOWNDES CO. – The Viking football season is set to begin with this week’s football camp and pre-season game versus Tift County. The pre-season game in Tifton this Friday night will kick off at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $5 each and will be available at the gate. Stadium gates will open at 6:00 pm.
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Four arrested for stealing mail from community mailboxes in Valdosta

Four people are facing felony charges of stealing mail from a community mailbox in Lowndes County, according to the Valdosta Police Department. During the early morning hours of July 30, a Valdosta Police Department Patrol Officer observed four individuals at the Avery Apartments in the 400 block of Connell Road.
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Valdosta organization provides education for homeless students

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - There are over 200,000 homeless students across America, according to Millennial Cities, an online community planning resource, and Georgia is high on that list. Just because your family may be experiencing hardships with living situations, doesn’t mean your child can’t get an education. That’s what LAMP,...
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Betty Morgan on The SEEDS Business Resource Center

Betty Morgan is the Vice President for Business Development at the Valdosta Lowndes County Chamber. She talks about how the SEEDS program helps new businesses get the information needed to succeed. To be included in our video interviews or if you need video services for your company, please contact us.
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