Valdosta Main Street unveils this year’s Christmas ornament

The Valdosta Main Street office has released its 29th edition in the series of the Downtown Valdosta Christmas ornaments. These local collectibles celebrate historic downtown landmarks and can be used as holiday gifts. The orange ornament was designed by the Main Street staff

Valdosta’s Citizens Against Violence Ministry gets patrol cars

VALDOSTA — On Thursday, November 11, 2021, the Citizens Against Violence Ministry held a ceremony to unveil their refurbished Soul Patrol cars sold to the organization by the Valdosta Police Department. In August of 2021, The Valdosta Police Department received approval from councilmembers

Work to begin on new trails in Gwinnett County

Gwinnett County leaders gathered yesterday to kick off the start of construction on an infrastructure project that will provide water, sewer and trails for 8,500 acres of land in east Gwinnett.  The Eastern Regional Infrastructure Project includes about five miles of new public

Athens-Clarke County needs your help finding a Christmas tree

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government’s Landscape Management Division is currently seeking a privately-owned tree for donation to the Athens-Clarke County community as a public Christmas tree for display in front of City Hall during December.  The tree should be a cedar tree

Parts of Canton will be without water Monday night

CANTON — As part of the SR-20 road widening and utility relocation project, the City of Canton will interrupt water service on Monday, Nov. 8, beginning at 10 p.m. City officials expect service to be restored by 6 a.m. Tuesday. The area

Leaf vacuuming resumes in Norcross in November

NORCROSS — Leaf vacuuming will begin in Norcross on November 1st, and run through January 31st. City officials are reminding residents not to blow leaves into the streets as this can clog our stormwater drains. Leaves must be blown to edge of

Lynwood Park to get historic transformation

BROOKHAVEN — The historic Lynwood Park will undergo a transformation to the tune of $9.25 million. “The Lynwood Park upgrades will be the most the most transformative changes out of all of the Park Bond upgrades, and they will all be happening

How to recycle old electronics in Lowndes County

Lowndes County residents can properly dispose of their outdated or unwanted electronics and reduce unnecessary clutter during the upcoming Fall Electronics Recycling Event. The City of Valdosta and Lowndes County Public Works Departments will jointly host the community recycling event on November

New Norcross library set to open this week

NORCROSS — Gwinnett County will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the new Norcross Branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library at 3 p.m. Tuesday. The new branch — located on a 1.6-acre site connected to Lillian Webb Park

Brookhaven leaders to vote on Lynwood Park splash pad project

A slew of Lynwood Park projects including construction of a new splashpad will be discussed when The Brookhaven City Council conducts its next regularly scheduled business meeting Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. In consideration of social distancing recommendations, the meeting will be held via

Three Cherokee County parks are getting new pavilions

Three Cherokee County parks are getting new pavilions. Calm Waters Inc. will construct a pavilion at Hunkey Mauldin Sports Complex, one at Cherokee Veterans Park near the playground, and one at Patriots Park near the playground. Funding for the pavilion at Hunkey

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