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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Lowndes County Board of Commissioners Recognizes Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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DATE:  Thursday, October 14, 2021

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

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

City and County Law Enforcement Offer Halloween Safety Tips

Trick or Treat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

October 7, 2021

Release #10-07-138

 

City and County Law Enforcement Offer Halloween Safety Tips

 

The Valdosta Police Department and Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office have announced that the city and county annua...

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County Clerk
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Lowndes County Fire Rescue & Moody Air Force Base Sign Agreement for Automatic Aid

Signing 1

DATE:  Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Second Annual Recovery Walk Held in Lowndes County

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Second Annual Recovery Walk Held in Lowndes County

 

Lowndes County, Georgia: In 2021, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) celebrates the 32nd anniversary of National Recovery Month (Recovery Month), whil...

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County Clerk
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Lowndes County Emergency Management Adds Additional WeatherSTEM Stations

Lowndes EOC Weatherstem Station

 

Lowndes County Emergency Management Adds Additional WeatherSTEM Stations

 

Lowndes County, Georgia: Lowndes County Emergency Management has added two additional WeatherSTEM stations which includes multiple weather sensors and systems to g...

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County Clerk
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Tax Commissioner, Rodney V. Cain, announces that GA DOR expands MV Express kiosk program in Lowndes

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Tax Commissioner, Rodney V. Cain, announces that Georgia DOR expands MV Express kiosk program in Lowndes County

The Georgia Department of Revenue is continuing the expansion of their self-service registration renewal kiosk program with a new location now o...

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County Clerk
Posted on: September 30, 2021

As Fire Prevention Week™ approaches, LCFR reminds residents to “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety

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DATE:  Thursday, September 30, 2021

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

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County Clerk
Posted on: September 29, 2021

Lowndes County and the City of Valdosta Public Works Host Fall Tire Recycling Event

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Lowndes County and the City of Valdosta Public Works Host Fall Tire Recycling Event

 

Lowndes County and the City of Valdosta Public Works Departments will host a free tire recycling event for City and County residents beginning October 11 through ...

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County Clerk
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Lowndes County Fire Rescue Builds Roof Simulator

Roof Simulation 3

DATE:  September 22, 2021

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

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Draft Comprehensive Plan

Joint Comprehensive Plan Pic

“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 the followi...

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County Clerk
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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County Clerk
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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County Clerk
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 Marshall, Lown...

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County Clerk
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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County Clerk
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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County Clerk
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 Department of Public Health’s ...

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County Clerk
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Lowndes County Resident Benefits from Mental Health First Aid Training Course

Taylor Powell1

DATE:  August 3, 2021

CONTACT:  Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer                              ...

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County Clerk
Posted on: July 30, 2021

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

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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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County Clerk
Posted on: July 26, 2021

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

Moody Air Force Base Water Agreement Photo

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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County Clerk
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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County Clerk
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: May 24, 2021

LCFR From 2005 to 2021 – Service Expansion

2005 firefighters

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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County Clerk
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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County Clerk
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                             

Te...

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County Clerk
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                             

Te...

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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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County Clerk
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                             

Tel...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Lowndes County Board of Commissioners Recognizes Cybersecurity Awareness Month

CISA Graphic

DATE:  Thursday, October 14, 2021

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

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

City and County Law Enforcement Offer Halloween Safety Tips

Trick or Treat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

October 7, 2021

Release #10-07-138

 

City and County Law Enforcement Offer Halloween Safety Tips

 

The Valdosta Police Department and Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office have announced that the city and co...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Lowndes County Fire Rescue & Moody Air Force Base Sign Agreement for Automatic Aid

Signing 1

DATE:  Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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

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Home
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Second Annual Recovery Walk Held in Lowndes County

Recovery Walk_2021

Second Annual Recovery Walk Held in Lowndes County

 

Lowndes County, Georgia: In 2021, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) celebrates the 32nd anniversary of National Recovery Month (Recovery Month), whil...

Read on...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Lowndes County Emergency Management Adds Additional WeatherSTEM Stations

Lowndes EOC Weatherstem Station

 

Lowndes County Emergency Management Adds Additional WeatherSTEM Stations

 

Lowndes County, Georgia: Lowndes County Emergency Management has added two additional WeatherSTEM stations which includes multiple weather sensors and systems to g...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Tax Commissioner, Rodney V. Cain, announces that GA DOR expands MV Express kiosk program in Lowndes

Tag Registration at Publix Photo

Tax Commissioner, Rodney V. Cain, announces that Georgia DOR expands MV Express kiosk program in Lowndes County

The Georgia Department of Revenue is continuing the expansion of their self-service registration renewal kiosk program with a new location now o...

Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

As Fire Prevention Week™ approaches, LCFR reminds residents to “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety

FPW21_theme

DATE:  Thursday, September 30, 2021

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

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Lowndes County and the City of Valdosta Public Works Host Fall Tire Recycling Event

Tire Recycle Fest_Fall 2021

Lowndes County and the City of Valdosta Public Works Host Fall Tire Recycling Event

 

Lowndes County and the City of Valdosta Public Works Departments will host a free tire recycling event for City and County residents beginning October 11 through ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Lowndes County Fire Rescue Builds Roof Simulator

Roof Simulation 3

DATE:  September 22, 2021

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

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Draft Comprehensive Plan

Joint Comprehensive Plan Pic

“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...

Read on...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Lowndes County Board of Commissioners Recognizes Code Enforcement Department

Code Enforcement

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: 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...

Read on...

Home
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”

5

Schools Learn to “Stop The Bleed”

 

               

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

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Home
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Lowndes County Resident Benefits from Mental Health First Aid Training Course

Taylor Powell1

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

Moody Air Force Base Water Agreement Photo

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...

Read on...

Home
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

StormReady1

DATE:  June 30, 2021

CONTACT:  Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer                              ...

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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

2005 firefighters

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...

Read on...

Home
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...

Read on...

Home
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                             

Te...

Read on...

Home
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                             

Te...

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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...

Read on...

Home
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                             

Tel...

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