Variety of events planned to celebrate city life
The City of Valdosta will celebrate Georgia Cities Week, April 23-29, with a variety of events throughout the week. The theme this year is “Cities in the Mix,” which spotlights Valdosta’s important role in creating community gathering spaces and... read more
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:39:00 PM
The Valdosta Municipal Court welcomed the 4th-grade students from Open Bible Christian School on April 10--not to be judged for any crimes they committed, but to participate as the jury in a mock trial involving their teacher, Mrs. Hillary Smith... read more
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 3:55:00 PM
Administrative Battalion Chief Johnny Henry and Special Operations Capt. Jeffrey Thibodeau were honored as the April 2017 Employees of the Month at the April 6 City Council meeting for their humanitarian actions and leadership skills. In... read more
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 8:54:00 AM
Ten counties in our region have passed resolutions to form a Regional Transportation Roundtable for the purpose of proposing a regional sales tax for transportation uses.
The Southern Georgia Regional Commission (SGRC) has announced that the... read more
Monday, April 10, 2017 10:16:00 AM
More than half a million pounds of electronics recycled since 2006
The City of Valdosta, in partnership with Keep Lowndes/Valdosta Beautiful (KLVB) and Atlanta Recycling Solutions, will host a Spring Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Mathis Auditorium parking lot, at... read more
Friday, April 7, 2017 10:48:00 AM
Statewide program rewards downtown development success
Valdosta is one of 16 designated Georgia Exceptional Main Street (GEMS) programs from a list of 94 Main Streets that participated in the highly competitive annual assessment process. Together, the 16 cities represent 473,200 Georgia citizens and... read more
Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:47:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will be closed on Friday, April 14 in observance of Good Friday.
The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Friday, April 14. Sanitation customers who normally have their sanitation collected on Fridays... read more
Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:42:00 PM
Georgia Department of Transportation –
Clay Road at the intersection of East Hill Avenue is scheduled to close temporarily beginning April 10 to relocate the railroad crossing. The crossing must be moved as part of a Georgia Department of... read more
Thursday, April 6, 2017 10:56:00 AM
The City of Valdosta will observe National Community Development Week (NCDW), April 17- 22, with various events that will highlight the year-round resources provided through the city’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.
The CDBG... read more
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 1:04:00 PM
The Valdosta-Lowndes Film Initiative (VLFI) unveiled a new website (http://valdostafilm.com) on March 29 to focus on promoting the community as a destination for the media industry.
Valdostafilm.com showcases locations near the Valdosta and... read more
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 9:54:00 AM