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
Friday, February 24, 2017 3:26:00 PM
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
Friday, February 17, 2017 5:14:00 PM
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
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:23:00 PM
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
Monday, February 13, 2017 3:21:00 PM
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
Monday, February 13, 2017 3:16:00 PM
City celebrates 31 years as a Tree City USA
View 2017 Arbor Week Schedule of Events flier.
The City of Valdosta and the Valdosta Tree Commission will celebrate Arbor Week on Feb. 13-17 to highlight the community, environmental, social, and economic benefits of trees and our community’s... read more
Monday, February 6, 2017 2:11:00 PM
In addition to responding to storm-related issues throughout the city, City of Valdosta department personnel were also some of the first responders on scene following the tragic tornado that hit Cook County on Jan. 22.
Valdosta Police Department ... read more
Sunday, January 22, 2017 4:21:00 PM
Flashing yellow arrow signals are being activated in Valdosta as part of a Georgia Department of Transportation intersection upgrade project to improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety.
Activation of the signals is being phased in at 11... read more
Thursday, January 19, 2017 7:49:00 AM
Valdosta-Lowndes County residents who have made serving their community a New Year’s resolution have until Wednesday, Feb. 1, to apply for one of nine city appointments to serve on a board, commission, authority or advisory committee.
The... read more
Thursday, January 5, 2017 2:07:00 PM
A large group of citizens and community leaders gathered on Dec. 15 for the ribbon cutting of the S. Troup Street Enhancement Project. The completed project runs from Griffin Avenue to Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in one of Valdosta’s oldest... read more
Thursday, December 15, 2016 3:02:00 PM