Lowndes Sheriff's Department receives grant - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Lowndes Sheriff's Department receives grant

August 19, 2002

by Ashley Harper

A South Georgia sheriff's department receives funding for security improvements.

The Department of Justice has awarded the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department a $12,000 block grant. They plan on using the money to enhance video security equipment.

"We're going to put the money towards a $20,000 video system that will help us in burglaries and robberies," said Sheriff Ashley Paulk. "We'll be able to identify perpetrators much easier."

The city of Valdosta will hold a public hearing Wednesday afternoon at City Hall to discuss other methods of using the funds.

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • One hospitalized in rural Worth wreck

    One hospitalized in rural Worth wreck

    Thursday, June 22 2017 1:26 PM EDT2017-06-22 17:26:58 GMT
    (Source: Worth Co. Fire/Rescue EMA)(Source: Worth Co. Fire/Rescue EMA)

    Fire and rescue authorities say that two children involved in a collision with a semi truck in rural Worth County avoided injury because they were correctly restrained in child safety seats. 

    More >>

    Fire and rescue authorities say that two children involved in a collision with a semi truck in rural Worth County avoided injury because they were correctly restrained in child safety seats. 

    More >>
  • Valdosta transition center issues lookout for probationer

    Valdosta transition center issues lookout for probationer

    Thursday, June 22 2017 11:19 AM EDT2017-06-22 15:19:39 GMT
    Terry Anthony (Source: GA DOC)Terry Anthony (Source: GA DOC)

    Trayvon Anthony Terry walked away from the Valdosta Transition center last night at 10:30. 

    More >>

    Trayvon Anthony Terry walked away from the Valdosta Transition center last night at 10:30. 

    More >>
  • Sex offender back in Coffee Co. jail

    Sex offender back in Coffee Co. jail

    Thursday, June 22 2017 7:45 AM EDT2017-06-22 11:45:20 GMT
    Randy Flanagan (Source: Coffee County Sheriff)Randy Flanagan (Source: Coffee County Sheriff)

    A man who was convicted of a sex crime in 2006 was placed in the Coffee County jail Tuesday, because he violated the terms of his parole, with his sex offender status.

    More >>

    A man who was convicted of a sex crime in 2006 was placed in the Coffee County jail Tuesday, because he violated the terms of his parole, with his sex offender status.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly