Posts From February, 2016

Arbor Day Honors City’s 30th Year as a Tree City USA 

PHOTO 1: Matt Mrizek of the Georgia Forestry Commission presents City Manager Larry Hanson with the Tree City USA award, marking the 30th consecutive year that the City of Valdosta has received the award for its management of trees in Valdosta’s... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, February 19, 2016 6:10:00 PM Categories: Administration Engineering Environmental Press Release Public Information

VPD Officer Barry Williams Honored as 2016 Rotary Club Officer of the Year 

Officer Barry Williams, a 24-year veteran with the Valdosta Police Department, was honored as the 2016 Rotary Club Officer of the Year for Valdosta, at the 9th Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner (LEAD) on Feb. 18. “Barry is exactly what a ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, February 19, 2016 5:17:00 PM Categories: Administration Police Press Release Public Information

Judge Bender Honored by Judicial Council of Georgia 

Valdosta Municipal Court Judge Vernita Lee Bender was recently featured by the Judicial Council of Georgia as one of the most influential African-American judges in Georgia. Each February during African American History Month, the Judicial... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, February 17, 2016 10:06:00 AM Categories: Administration Municipal Court Press Release Public Information

City Responds to Sanitary Sewer Spill Caused by Grease Blockage 

At approximately 8:22 a.m. on Feb. 16, 2016, the City of Valdosta Utilities Department responded to a call concerning a sanitary sewer spill at the 400 Block of Seymour Street. The spill was identified, and the site and its discharge point into the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, February 16, 2016 4:44:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Environmental Press Release Public Information Utilities

City Cuts Ribbon on CDBG Reconstructed Magnolia Street Home 

IN PHOTO: Mayor John Gayle presents a new homeowner key chain to Shekita Cobb and Sidney Fluitt, along with Josephine Nelson. Mr. Fluitt and his daughter Ms. Cobb will live in the newly constructed home. The City of Valdosta hosted a... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, February 16, 2016 4:17:00 PM Categories: Administration Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

VPD Officer Saves Life, Honored as Employee of the Month 

In Photo (from left): Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress, Bill Gaskins (recipient's father-in-law), Christina Braddy (recipient's wife), VPD Officer Jonathan Braddy, VPD Officer Heather Willis and Mayor John Gayle. Officer Braddy was honored as... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, February 16, 2016 2:39:00 PM Categories: Administration Police Press Release Public Information

Aerial Training at Grand Bay Range 

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. - U.S. Air Force F-15s, F-16s, A-10s and other aircraft will be conducting aerial training at Grand Bay Bombing and GunneryRange beginning Feb. 18, 2016 between 11:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Excess noise that may be heard... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, February 16, 2016 2:36:00 PM Categories: Environmental Public Information

City Responds to Sanitary Sewer Overflow Caused by Debris Buildup 

At approximately 11:51 a.m. on Feb. 15, 2016, the City of Valdosta Utilities Department staff responded to call concerning a sanitary sewer spill at the 2500 block of Bemiss Road. A blockage was identified, and the stormwater drain and its discharge ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, February 15, 2016 4:09:00 PM Categories: Environmental Press Release Public Information Utilities

Sewer Main Work on J.L. Lomax, S. Briggs at Savannah, and Florida Ave.  

Contractors working with the City of Valdosta will be working in the area of J.L. Lomax, S Briggs at Savannah, and Florida Avenue, from Feb 15-19, to rehabilitate the sewer mains in those areas. The work is expected to take place between 8 a.m. and... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, February 15, 2016 9:41:00 AM Categories: Administration Press Release Public Information Utilities

Valdosta 101 Provides Behind-the-Scenes View of Local Government 

Valdostans and other local citizens who want an inside look at their city government are urged to sign up for the 7th annual Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation, which takes place from April 4-May 16, 2016. The program, an initiative of the ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, February 15, 2016 8:57:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information
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