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Phoebe names DAISY award winner

The award celebrates the extraordinary clinical skills and compassionate care given by nurses on a daily basis.

  Worth Co. names dispatcher of the year

Jan King has been with Worth County for 14 years.

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  Thomas Co. Central names essay contest winners

Winners were Laura Hiers, Jaylan Robinson, Caleb Kinneer and Layla Rosario.

  Lowndes Fire Rescue pays surprise visit to child it helped last month after he broke his arm

In a Facebook post, the agency said that on March 1, the child, Elim, broke a bone while playing with his brother.

Thomasville Rotary Club recognizes ‘Student of the Quarter’

Thomas County Central High School Senior Genevieve Lima was awarded the honor.

  Lowndes elementary school names SAFE Award recipients

Pine Grove Elementary School’s Bessie Williams and Brenda Griffis have worked hard to keep the school clean and students fed, as part of the custodial and school nutrition departments.

  Greeting card project with personal meaning brought to SRTC Tifton

CFHK is a charitable organization that aims to spread hope, joy and magic to hospitalized kids across America through handmade cards.

  SGTC instructor of the year recognized

He was recognized at this year’s celebration in the John M. Pope Industrial Technology Center Rotunda on the Americus campus.

  Georgia Pacific given community partner award

The award goes to a business entity that has been essential to the department’s success.

  Tift Co. students raise money for good cause

In just one day, $1,400 was raised.

  Phoebe program hits surgical milestone

Five hundred bariatric surgeries have now been performed.

Valdosta Exchange Club recognizes city, county first responders

The Exchange Club acknowledged officers and firefighters from both the City of Valdosta and Lowndes County for their hard work and dedication to public safety.

  SGTC names leadership award winner

“I am so honored and surprised. I will do my best to make South Georgia Technical College proud,"

  SGMC gets touching donation

A CuddleCot is a device that allows parents more time with their baby after a loss.

  Albany native placed in women’s exhibit in National Air Force Museum

Sgt. Catharyn Clyde was placed in a women’s exhibit in the National Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio during a ceremony on March 5.

  DCSS teacher wins state award

Chiquita Greene, an English teacher at Westover High School, was named the winner of the Georgia Council of Teachers of English 2021 Multicultural Award.

  Valdosta Exchange Club names Lowndes Co. Firefighter of the Year

Holt began her career with Lowndes County Fire Recuse in March 2019 as a firefighter, and she has been a relief driver. She’s also an EMT at South Georgia Medical Center.

  Valdosta animal hospital donates masks to Lowndes Co. Fire Rescue

On March 12, Baytree Animal Hospital donated pet oxygen masks to the fire rescue.

  3 SGTC teachers selected as Instructor of the Year finalists

The chosen instructor of the year will go on to compete regionally and then for the statewide Rick Perkins title for the Technical College System of Georgia in Atlanta.

  Wilcox Co. first graders win farm book contest

The class just finished a unit on plant life.

  Lowndes Co. Schools names March SAFE award winners

Both winners are from with Moulton-Branch Elementary School.

  ASU student’s art displayed at 2021 NBA All-Star Game

He only had a week to bring his vision to life.