Changes coming to I-75 North Exit 22 ramps in Lowndes County

A traffic pattern change at the Exit 22 ramps will be implemented Thursday that will affect motorists entering and exiting Interstate 75 north.Right now...

GDOL and Schneider Trucking host job fair in May

The Georgia Department of Labor is partnering with Schneider Trucking for an upcoming job fair.

SR 7 pavement preservation coming to Cook and Lowndes counties

Drivers should expect single lane closures and traffic controlled by flaggers as two-foot shoulder widening begins on state Route 7.Reames and Son Construction Co....

Valdosta keeps annual numbers positive for June

In Valdosta, the unemployment rate increased in June by 0.7 percentage points to settle at 4 percent. A year ago, the rate was 4.6 percent.

SW Georgia bridge and road maintenance contracts awarded

Important maintenance of Southwest Georgia bridges and roads continues with the award earlier this month of $8.5 million in construction contracts.A $2 million contract...

Lowndes Health & Restaurant Inspections: May 9-19, 2019

A few B scores and a number of As

South Georgia Medical Center Holds Steady with ‘B’ Health Safety Rating

Fifteen Georgia hospitals scored an “A’’ grade on patient safety in the latest Leapfrog Group report. Lowndes County’s hospital was not one of them.The...

Southern Georgia lowers claims in June

The unemployment rate slightly increased, while Southern Georgia posted monthly losses in employed residents and labor force, preliminary numbers showed.

GDOL: Valdosta grows jobs in 2018

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Valdosta lowers rate in April

Valdosta ended April with 57,200 jobs. That’s an increase of about 1,200 from the job total as of a year ago but remained flat from last month’s total.