More than half a million pounds of electronics recycled since 2006
Citizens who are wondering what to do with their outdated or unwanted electronic equipment are urged to attend a community e-recycling event that will properly dispose of their unwanted electronics, while reducing unnecessary clutter in time for the ... read more
Monday, November 7, 2016 3:46:00 PM
After nine weeks behind-the-scenes with the Valdosta Fire Department (VFD), 18 citizens graduated from the VFD Citizens Fire Academy, on Oct. 25. The program, in its third year, educates citizens and the business community about the services... read more
Thursday, October 27, 2016 10:57:00 AM
IN PHOTO: Mayor John Gayle (middle) honors Sgt. Joel Hurley (left of mayor) and Capt. Matt O’Steen, surrounded by their family members and VPD staff, at the Oct. 6 City Council meeting.
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Police Chief Brian Childress... read more
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:01:00 PM
The Valdosta Tree Commission announced its annual tree sale a little earlier this year to encourage citizens to plant trees in honor of the city's designation as a Tree City USA and to replant trees and shrubs lost during the recent tropical storm.... read more
Friday, October 14, 2016 2:40:00 PM
Valdosta MCPD Award Recipients (from left): VFD Fire Chief Freddie Broome, VFD Firefighter Darren Williams, Mayor John Gayle, Public Works Director Richard Hardy, Public Works Superintendent DeMarcus Marshall and Public Works Coordinator Tonja... read more
Thursday, October 13, 2016 2:56:00 PM
Oct. 22 set for city-wide cleanup
The City of Valdosta Neighborhood Development Division will host a City-Wide Bulk Trash Amnesty Day at specific locations only, in conjunction with the nationally-recognized Make-A-Difference Day, on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This... read more
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 1:19:00 PM
The Valdosta Police Department has announced that the city’s annual trick-or-treating festivities will take place on Monday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Valdosta youth are a part of an estimated 41 million... read more
Monday, October 10, 2016 3:08:00 PM
The City of Valdosta has partnered with the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Housing and Demographic Research Center to conduct a survey that will explore housing, neighborhood and transportation preferences among people working in Valdosta. Made... read more
Friday, September 30, 2016 8:07:00 AM
October is National Fire Prevention Month, and the Valdosta Fire Department has once again planned a variety of educational activities for residents of all ages.
One of the simplest ways for families to protect their loved ones from fire is to... read more
Thursday, September 29, 2016 12:22:00 PM
Citizens who seek a rewarding public service role in the community are encouraged to apply for the 12 opportunities available on the city's boards, commissions, authorities or advisory committees (BCAAC).
These volunteer positions are designed to ... read more
Thursday, September 29, 2016 12:02:00 PM