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VALDOSTA — Two more Lowndes County patients were confirmed with COVID-19, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health 7 p.m. update Monday. 

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MOODY AIR FORCE BASE — Moody Air Force Base is cutting back on base access by people who aren’t mission-critical during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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QUITMAN — A COVID-19 coronavirus case was found at a nursing home in Brooks County, according to the state health department.

ATLANTA — The Secretary of State created a new task force Monday to protect the security of widespread absentee ballot voting during the Georgia primary.

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ATLANTA — Georgia’s coastal cities were quick to shutdown beaches to curb the spread of COVID-19. That was until Gov. Brian Kemp’s shelter-in-place order late last week reopened the beaches.

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VALDOSTA – The Lowndes County School System continues its effort to feed students as the county faces a weeks-long impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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VALDOSTA — Sunday saw no change in confirmed coronavirus cases in Lowndes County, according to the noon update of the Georgia Department of Public Health daily status report.

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VALDOSTA — Gov. Brian Kemp’s order closing K-12 classrooms for the rest of the school year in Georgia doesn’t apply to private schools, but many private schools in Lowndes County are following the governor’s lead.

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VALDOSTA — Two more cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in between the noon and 7 p.m. updates of the Georgia Department of Public Health daily status report.

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VALDOSTA — Gov. Brian Kemp’s decision Friday to authorize Georgia sheriffs to enforce business closures under emergency COVID-19 pandemic orders shouldn’t be too hard to enforce in Lowndes, according to the county sheriff.

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VALDOSTA – The City of Valdosta is temporarily suspending recycling services during the COVID-19 pandemic effective Friday, April 3, according to a statement from the city. The service will be suspended until further notice.

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VALDOSTA - Lowndes County now sits at 35 confirmed COVID-19 cases, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health daily status report.

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ATLANTA — Georgia reported 6,160 cases of COVID-19 and 201 related deaths as of noon Saturday.

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VALDOSTA — Michelle Sutherland decided March 20 she could not continue holding public yoga classes at her studio, Sutherland Yoga.

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VALDOSTA — Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lowndes County’s public works department has shifted from regular duties to an “on-call” model for the next week.

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VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University presents its 22nd Annual Juried Student Art Competition and Exhibition on The Bonfire (blog.valdosta.edu). 

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VALDOSTA — The email came with the header “The Sneeze of Death.”

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NASHVILLE — The newest special assistant U.S. attorney was sworn into office March 25 in Albany — although she never left Berrien County that day.

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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp issued the details late Thursday of the state's shelter-in-place order that is effective Friday. This is a developing story. Details to follow. 

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ATLANTA — The COVID-19 pandemic has driven new claims for unemployment aid through the roof, according to state labor officials.

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VALDOSTA – When Sherry Brown tried ordering a bunch of green bananas online Monday morning, she met the unexpected.  

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VALDOSTA – Twenty-five cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lowndes County by the Georgia Department of Public Health.

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VALDOSTA — Admission requirements to enter Wiregrass Georgia Technical College have been made a little easier in the wake of the nation’s COVID-19 pandemic. 

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VALDOSTA – The Valdosta Lowndes Retired Educators Association is canceling its April 13 meeting due to the coronavirus situation and "shelter in place" guidelines. 

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VALDOSTA – As the coronavirus spreads across the United States, the Salvation Army is doing its part to lessen the impact on those being served. 

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