Families urge Georgia to fully fund disability support services
Some Georgia families have waited more than a decade for state assistance in caring for their disabled loved ones — many with no end in sight. A Georgia lawmaker and families of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities are calling on the state to fully fund community support services and... Read more
Duncan talks state of rural health care in Georgia
Lately, Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan has caught eyes as a Republican speaking out against claims of election fraud on national news outlets. But as a freshman lawmaker and throughout his years in the General Assembly, he was known for his efforts to bolster Georgia’s strained rural health care system. With... Read more
Georgia reports 179 deaths from coronavirus
Georgia reported 179 COVID-19 deaths overnight, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health, bringing the total Saturday to 13,324 deaths statewide.  The GDPH suspects there have been 1,766 probable deaths related to the virus. Read the full article: Valdosta Daily Times  Read more
Valdosta City Schools report more than 150 quarantines
More than 150 students are quarantined in Valdosta City Schools, according to the school district’s weekly report. There are 163 students quarantined due to possible exposure, according to the report released this week by city school officials. Read the full article: Valdosta Daily Times  Read more
COVID-19 takes couple on the same day
Antoinette “Shawn” Linder said her parents, William James and Jeanette Davis Gloster, were the definition of true love.  The Brooks County couple died the same day, Jan. 5, felled by the coronavirus, the only thing to separate them near the end of their long lives. Read the full article: Valdosta... Read more

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