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Sunday voting in Lowndes County: second county in Georgia to authorize

Despite some confusion in the WALB story, the Lowndes County Board of Elections really is the second in the state to authorize Sunday voting, after a request from the Lowndes County Democratic Committee.

Dave Miller wrote for WALB 10 September 2014, Sunday voting OK’ed for Lowndes,

The Lowndes County Board of Elections announced Wednesday that Lowndes County will be the second county in Georgia to implement Sunday Voting.

Lowndes County Commissioners approved the proposal Tuesday. DeKalb County is the only other county in the state that currently allows Sunday voting.

I was at the Lowndes County Commission meeting Tuesday, and I never heard them mention this. So I called Lowndes County Election Supervisor Deb Cox and Continue reading

Raw sewage into the Withlacoochee River again

Spilling Sewage Pictures by Gabe Fisher 3:30 PM 24 March 2013 Valdosta (update: it was Lowndes County’s spill) is famous in Florida again for sewage in our rivers.

Last month it was flooding at the Withlacoochee Wastwater Treatment Plant. This month it’s a broken sewer line. WTXL reported yesterday, Sewer line burst in Valdosta — Sewage spewing into river,

Nine hundred gallons of sewage is spewing onto the ground and into the Withlacoochee river, every single minute.

Here’s Valdosta’s Report of Major Spill from yesterday:

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