The Valdosta Police Department will host its 24th session of the Citizens Police Academy (CPA), which is scheduled to begin on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. The goal of the CPA is to give citizens a better understanding of the internal workings of a... read more
Friday, July 22, 2016 2:55:00 PM
The July-August 2016 issue of the City Beat newsletter is available online and is packed full with information about the City of Valdosta. View City Beat newsletter.
We hope citizens will enjoy this issue. For more information, contact Public... read more
Thursday, July 21, 2016 6:48:00 PM
City advises citizens to be responsible while playing the hottest new game and enjoying local sites
Pokémon Go is the latest mobile app craze to sweep the nation, and Valdosta is no exception. Citizens are coming from all over the city to the beautiful downtown area because of its abundance of PokéStops (real-life locations that are central to the ... read more
Thursday, July 21, 2016 4:40:00 PM
The City of Valdosta has partnered with the American Red Cross for a blood drive that will save lives and honor the police and fire personnel who make a difference in our community daily.
The Back the Red & Blue Blood Drive will take place... read more
Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:36:00 AM
The Valdosta Fire Department (VFD) is fighting fire with knowledge through its 3rd annual nine-week Citizens Fire Academy designed to educate citizens and the business community about the services provided by the VFD, increase fire and life-safety... read more
Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:21:00 AM
Citizens gathered at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts on July 18 to hear the mayor announce the winners in the 8th Annual Valdosta People’s Choice Photo Contest. The event, co-hosted by the Turner Arts Center and the City of Valdosta,... read more
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 2:40:00 PM
Since the late 1990’s, the Valdosta Police Department with assistance from LODAC (Lowndes Drug Action Council, Inc) have put forth efforts to show gratitude for “exemplary kids” through the Generating Opportunities in Life For Each Resident (GOLFER) ... read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 5:07:00 PM
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle will announce the winners of the 8th Annual Valdosta People’s Choice Photo Contest at an Awards Reception at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, on Monday, July 18, from 5 -7 p.m.
Citizens spent the past... read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016 4:48:00 PM
“I do what I do each day to help and show compassion to people,” said Valdosta Fire Department Firefighter Tangela Rowe, who is the recipient of the 2016 Georgia State Firefighters Association (GSFA) Firefighter of the Year award. Firefighter Rowe... read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016 4:42:00 PM
IN PHOTO (from left): Andy Thibodeau, Layne Heavy Civil; Jeff Lovell, Lovell Engineering Associates; John Waite, Withlacoochee Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent; Sandra Tooley City Councilwoman; Vivian Miller-Cody, City Councilwoman; Henry... read more
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 5:36:00 PM