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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Draft Comprehensive Plan

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“As required by the State Minimum Planning Standards, every part of the Greater Lowndes Community was delineated into specific Character Areas. Character areas are intended to serve as guidance for future land use and land development. Each of t...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Lowndes County Board of Commissioners Recognizes Code Enforcement Department

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Lowndes County Board of Commissioners Recognizes Code Enforcement Department

 

Lowndes County, Georgia: At the regularly scheduled commission meeting on Tuesday, the Lowndes County Board of Commissioners recognized the Lowndes County Code Enforceme...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Lowndes County Fire Rescue Encourages Citizens to Participate in Chalk Your Walk for Fire Safety

Fire Safety Chalk Contest (1)

DATE September 15, 2021

CONTACT:  Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer                               &...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

‘Love Your River’ Cleanup Scheduled for Oct 9

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‘Love Your River’ Cleanup Scheduled for Oct 9

Lowndes County, the City of Valdosta, and WWALS Watershed Coalition, Inc. (WWALS) are jointly organizing a river cleanup in both the city and county, at Troupville Boat Ramp on the...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Lowndes County Animal Shelter Not Accepting Owner Turn Ins

Animal Shelter Sign

DATE:  August 27, 2021

CONTACT:  Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer                             &nbs...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Commissioner Marshall Appointed to National Leadership Positions

Demarcus Marshall

Commissioner Marshall Appointed to National Leadership Positions on Economic Development and Veterans and Military Services

 

WASHINGTON– National Association of Counties (NACo) President Larry Johnson appointed Commissioner Demarcus Mars...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Lowndes County and City of Valdosta Utilities Departments Participate in Emergency Functional Exer.

GAWARN Training

DATE:  August 13, 2021

CONTACT:  Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer                             &nbs...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Text-to-9-1-1 Now Available for Lowndes County Residents

Text to 911

DATE:  August 9, 2021

CONTACT:  Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer                              ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Schools Learn to “Stop The Bleed”

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Schools Learn to “Stop The Bleed”

 

               

VALDOSTA – Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency in partnership with The Georgia ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Lowndes County Resident Benefits from Mental Health First Aid Training Course

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DATE:  August 3, 2021

CONTACT:  Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer                              ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Southern Judicial Circuit Reinstates Mask Requirements in Courts to Include Lowndes County

Southern Judicial Circuit Reinstates Mask Requirements in Courts to Include Lowndes County

 

 Effective immediately, Friday, July 30, 2021 the face mask requirement previously instituted by the Southern Judicial Circuit and recently amende...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Moody AFB First to Renew 10-year IGSA with Lowndes County Board of Commissioners

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MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- In October of 2016, Moody Air Force Base introduced its first Intergovernmental Support Agreement (IGSA) for water treatment to the installation. This five-year contract will expire this September and promptly be rene...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Lowndes County Recognizes Lowndes County Probation

Probation Staff

DATE:  July 19, 2021

CONTACT:  Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer                              ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Lisa Bryant Named Chief Appraiser of Lowndes County

Lisa Bryant

DATE:  July 12, 2021

CONTACT:  Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer                              ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Lowndes County Earns StormReady Community Designation by the National Weather Service

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DATE:  June 30, 2021

CONTACT:  Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer                              ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Widening of Old US Highway 41 in Lowndes County Set to Start Monday, July 5

US 41 Widening Project Road Construction

DATE:  Monday, June 21, 2021

CONTACT:  Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer                             &a...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

LCFR Expansion FAQs

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

LCFR From 2005 to 2021 – Service Expansion

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In 2005, Lowndes County hired the first two full-time firefighters in Lowndes County to work a day shift.  A few years later, the paid staff was expanded to twelve firefighters and Station 10 (LCFR Headquarters, Highway 84 East) was built to hous...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

LCFR – A History of Fire Services in Lowndes County

Fire Rescue

In the beginning...

Circa 1975, the Lowndes County Board of Commissioners directed staff to begin to draft fire districts and to plan for expansion.  At this time, Clyattville, Southside and Twin Lakes were in operation.

The 1970 Census indicates a...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Lowndes County Board of Commissioners Recognize National Public Works Week

Public Works Employees

DATE:  May 17, 2021

CONTACT:  Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer                             

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Lowndes County Awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Finance Department

DATE:  May 13, 2021

CONTACT:  Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer                             

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Commissioner Marshall Meets With U.S. Senator John Ossoff

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Commissioner Marshall Meets With U.S. Senator John Ossoff

 

Last Thursday, Dr. Demarcus Marshall, District 4, Lowndes County Board of Commissioners, was fortunate to meet with U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff. They discussed the abundance of resources now a...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Lowndes County Utilities Awards Certificate of Appreciation to 11-Year-Old Citizen

Alex Watts

DATE:  May 5, 2021

CONTACT:  Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer                             

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