Posts From February, 2017

Malcolm Mitchell Day Honors Hometown Champion 

Monday, March 6 is Malcolm Mitchell Day in Valdosta. The City of Valdosta and the Valdosta City Schools System will honor Malcolm Mitchell at a community celebration on Monday, March 6, at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, February 28, 2017 9:26:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information

LMIG Program Provides Funding to Repave City Streets 

The City of Valdosta will resurface 3.22 miles of city streets using funds provided by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant (LMIG) and SPLOST VII, beginning Tuesday, Feb. 28, weather... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, February 24, 2017 3:26:00 PM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information

Arbor Day Honors City’s 31st Year as Tree City USA 

Matthew Mrizek of the Georgia Forestry Commission presents Mayor John Gayle with the Tree City USA award, marking the 31st consecutive year that the City of Valdosta has received the award for its management of trees in Valdosta’s urban forest.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, February 17, 2017 5:14:00 PM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information

9th Annual People’s Choice Photo Contest Announced 

Download printable application, or complete application online. The City of Valdosta is proud to partner again with the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts for the 9th Annual Valdosta People’s Choice Photo Contest. The local tradition... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:59:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information

If I Were Mayor Contest Kicks Off 

All Hands Up Mayor John Gayle inspired 6th-grade students at Valdosta Middle School to enter the “If I Were Mayor, I Would…” essay contest during his Feb. 15 visit. Students enthusiastically raised their hands to agree to enter the essay contest. ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:53:00 PM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information

Planted Tree Honors Moody Mission 

Residents gathered at Freedom Park on Feb. 14 to witness the planting of a Trident Maple tree to commemorate the sacrifices Moody Air Force Base personnel make for our community and country. Pictured from left to right: Colonel Thomas Kunkel, 23d... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:23:00 PM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information

Planted Tree Honors First Responders 

Community officials and first responders planted a Winged Elm tree at McKey Park on Feb. 13 in honor of the critical role that first responders play in our community. Pictured from left to right: David Bauch, EMS Administrative Chief; Amy Hall,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, February 13, 2017 3:21:00 PM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Kicks Off Arbor Week 

Mayor John Gayle issued a proclamation for Arbor Week at Valdosta City Hall on Feb. 13. Pictured from left to right: Emily Davenport, Assistant Director, Valdosta Engineering Department; Monica Haynes, Superintendent, VSU Landscaping and Grounds;... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, February 13, 2017 3:16:00 PM Categories: Engineering Public Information

Thomas Hess Honored as Employee of the Month  

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Utilities Director Henry Hicks honored Central Maintenance Superintendent Thomas Hess as the February 2017 Employee of the Month at the Feb. 9 City Council meeting. Hess received a framed certificate and a check for... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, February 13, 2017 8:14:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Utilities

VPD Honors the Blue at Ceremony 

Visit Photo Gallery for Ceremony Photos The Valdosta Police Department hosted an awards ceremony on Feb. 9 to honor several service awards and accomplishments. The following is a list of the personnel honored at the ceremony: 10 Years of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, February 9, 2017 4:57:00 PM Categories: Police Public Information
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