Nominations are being accepted now through Monday, April 30 for the 10th Annual Valdosta Historic Preservation Awards (HPAs), held each May in observance of National Historic Preservation Month. This year’s theme for National Historic Preservation... read more
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 8:16:00 AM
The Valdosta Main Street office has released its 25th edition in the series of the Downtown Valdosta Christmas ornaments. These local collectibles celebrate historic downtown landmarks and make wonderful holiday gifts.
The gold ornament was... read more
Friday, December 1, 2017 12:40:00 PM
Holiday events include Christmas Tree Lighting and Community Parade
City of Valdosta Light Equipment Operator Lonnie Ledbetter places the star on the 30-foot Christmas tree assembled on the front lawn of Valdosta City Hall. The public is invited to the annual Christmas Tree Lighting that will be held here on... read more
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 11:24:00 AM
Citizens who seek a rewarding public service role in the community are encouraged to apply for the 10 opportunities available on the city's boards, commissions, authorities or advisory committees (BCAAC).
These volunteer positions are designed... read more
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 8:51:00 AM
When Maysha Pate’s art students at Lowndes Middle School were first presented with the idea of painting a dumpster, they didn’t quite understand how it related to their classroom activities. However, through the City of Valdosta’s Dumpster Art... read more
Friday, September 29, 2017 5:42:00 PM
Selected local artists and artist teams will be busy painting the town for the city’s second annual Dumpster Art public art project on Saturday, Sept. 23, beginning at 9 a.m. This project—a collaboration between the City of Valdosta, Valdosta Main... read more
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 12:25:00 PM
The September-October 2017 City Beat newsletter is available for download from the City of Valdosta website. Many topics are included in this issue such as various public involvement programs, ways to serve in the community, Celebration of the... read more
Friday, September 1, 2017 10:22:00 AM
Valdosta Main Street Director Ellen Hill was recently appointed to the Georgia Downtown Association Board of Directors to serve a two-year term from 2017-2019.
The Georgia Downtown Association is the state’s leading advocate for the economic... read more
Friday, August 18, 2017 2:30:00 PM
The Central Valdosta Development Authority (CVDA) will host a Downtown Strategic Planning Retreat on Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Valdosta City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose Room.
The planning retreat will allow board members to focus on... read more
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 4:08:00 PM
Artists sought for Second Annual Dumpster Art Project
Download 2017 Dumpster Art Application
Turning trash dumpsters into public art is more than just “putting lipstick on a pig.” The innovative community activity transforms necessary but unsightly garbage containers into works of arts,... read more
Thursday, July 27, 2017 4:14:00 PM