Local News in Lowndes County, Georgia


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Etowah Co. authorities hold active shooter drill April 18
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:47:15 -0700

Don't be alarmed if you see law enforcement converge on the Etowah County Judicial Building Friday morning.

Phenix City priest explains history of Good Friday
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:32:19 -0700

With only two days shy of the Easter Sunday, many Christians are spending their Good Friday to properly prepare for the holiday. But what's good in Good Friday? According to the Bible, it's the day when Jesus Christ was crucified.    

2 Greene County bingo parlors re-open
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:17:48 -0700

Some of Greene County's bingo parlors have re-opened after Sheriff Joe Benison said they could.

Speakers Sound Off At Members To Be Heard In Valdosta
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:11:33 -0700

The Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber hosted the Members to be Heard meeting on April 14, at the City Hall Annex.

Pros Teach Kids Golf In Free Clinic At South Georgia Classic
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:59:44 -0700

Professional golfers competing in the South Georgia Classic will teach local kids how to play the game- for free!

Boys arrested for Lake Park burglaries
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 07:18:20 -0700

Three juveniles are now facing burglary charges after being arrested Tuesday afternoon. According to the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, deputies noticed the three juveniles exit some woods in the Rolling Pines Drive area in Lake Park.

Yard sale stretches from Alabama's Black Belt to Texas
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:18:46 -0700

The World's Widest Yard Sale has grown, by three states. In 2013, the yard sale ran across Alabama's midsection, the Black Belt, from the Georgia border to the Mississippi. This year, the yard sale keeps

Loved ones remember Clay-Chalkville football player who died unexpectedly
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:53:50 -0700

Clay-Chakville football players will come together Friday night to remember a teammate who died earlier this week.

Lowndes County Board of Commissioners rezones
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 03:16:01 -0700

At Tuesday afternoon's meeting, the Lowndes County Board of Commissioners approved several rezoning changes, considered a recent Board of Assessors appeal and voted on grant requests, among other things.

Morgan Co. judge orders doctor to testify in capital murder trial
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:17:17 -0700

A Morgan County Judge issued a Certificate of Materiality for the doctor who performed the only autopsy conducted on an infant killed in 2008.