Alert from Lowndes County: Prenatal Diet Reduces Autism Risk by 22%, According to New Research. Physicians Describe

Alert from Lowndes County: Prenatal Diet Reduces Autism Risk by 22%, According to New Research. Physicians Describe

Why This Matters to You A new study has revealed that expectant mothers who maintain a healthy diet during pregnancy may reduce their child’s risk of autism. These findings, derived from extensive research in Norway and England, provide new insights into the potential impact of prenatal nutrition on child development. This makes it highly relevant…

A Virginia man was detained after unlawfully contacting a child in Valdosta

A Virginia man was detained after unlawfully contacting a child in Valdosta

VALDOSTA, Ga. (Lowndesboeheadstart.org) – A Virginia man is behind bars after reportedly making inappropriate contact with a minor, according to the Valdosta Police Department (VPD). On June 21, a Valdosta resident reported to police that she had seen “inappropriate contact” between an adult man and her 7-year-old niece. The communication involved explicit images, according to…

Doctors Clarify Lowndes County Alert: Silent Sleep-Related Heart Threat Affects Young Adults

Doctors Clarify Lowndes County Alert: Silent Sleep-Related Heart Threat Affects Young Adults

Why This Matters to You A recent study strengthens the evidence of a strong connection between sleep apnea and cardiovascular diseases. This study’s findings are particularly relevant because they highlight an issue that many young people tend to overlook, believing sleep apnea doesn’t apply to them. This is crucial for residents of Lowndes County, Georgia,…

Lowndes County Probation acknowledged during Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week

Lowndes County Probation acknowledged during Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week

owndes County, Georgia — The Lowndes County Board of Commissioners is honoring its Lowndes County Probation employees during Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week, which will take place from July 21-27, 2024. This week is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the dedicated and caring individuals in our community who work tirelessly to make neighborhoods safer…

$10K reward award for information in Tifton arson investigation

$10K reward award for information in Tifton arson investigation

TIFTON, Ga.  – A significant reward is being offered for information related to an arson incident in Tifton. On Thursday, July 11, around 5:45 p.m., State Fire Marshal investigators were dispatched to a structure fire on the 4000 block of Emerson O’Bynes Avenue. The building, which was under construction at the time, was unoccupied, according…

Property Value Hike Hits Lowndes County: Commercial Owners and Community Leaders Face Challenges

Property Value Hike Hits Lowndes County: Commercial Owners and Community Leaders Face Challenges

On Thursday, July 18, the Lowndes County Historic Courthouse was packed with over 150 commercial property owners and community leaders. These individuals are grappling with an unprecedented 82% increase in their property values after 20 years without re-evaluation. The surge in property values follows a three-year assessment conducted by a third party, aimed at bringing…

Top 10 Counties for Public School Education in Georgia

Top 10 Counties for Public School Education in Georgia

Finding the right school for your child can be more challenging than you might think. In Georgia, many parents simply enroll their children in the nearest school in their zone. While this may work for some families, many students might miss out on better educational opportunities available in other counties. Here are the top 10…

Lowndes County Schools to Offer Free Meals to All Students Through Community Eligibility Program

Lowndes County Schools to Offer Free Meals to All Students Through Community Eligibility Program

Lowndes County Schools is thrilled to announce that all students will receive meals at no cost for the upcoming school year through the Community Eligibility Program (CEP). Student nutrition is a top priority for the school system, as its benefits extend well beyond the lunch period. “Lowndes County Schools recognizes the importance of nourishment for…