Hanson has been named the Georgia Municipal Association Executive Director
Larry Hanson will retire from the City of Valdosta, effective Dec. 8 after 42 years of public service, 22 of which he served as the Valdosta City Manager. Hanson will assume his new role as the Georgia Municipal Association Executive Director,... read more
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 12:58:00 PM
City of Valdosta Utilities Department has scheduled two sewer main repairs, Oct. 30-Nov. 2, that will maintain the health of the city’s sewer collection system. Both of these issues were identified through the city’s smoke testing program which has... read more
Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:27:00 PM
IN PHOTO: Administrative Battalion Chief Ronald Skrine, Lt. Justin Ply, and Exchange Club President Brittny Hammock.
Lt. Justin Ply has been hanging around fire departments since age 15, when older friends of the family mentored him into what ... read more
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 2:14:00 PM
The Valdosta Police Department has announced that the city's annual trick-or-treating festivities will take place on Tuesday, 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 23, 2017 1:36:00 PM
Public event raises funds and awareness for cancer and other illnesses for the Valdosta/Lowndes County community
The Valdosta Fire Department is hosting the Second Annual Firefighters Ball on Saturday, Nov.11, 2017, from 7 to 10 p.m., at the James H. Rainwater Conference Center, located at 1 Meeting Place in Valdosta. The night of food and fun will raise... read more
Thursday, October 19, 2017 9:26:00 AM
The City of Valdosta is making the holiday season special for persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs who reside at the Parkwood Developmental Center. On Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m., Mayor John Gayle, VFD Fire Chief... read more
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:13:00 PM
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
Getting older doesn’t have to be scary. Fight the fright with resources in our area that increase the independence of older adults in our community.
The Southern Georgia Area Agency on Aging will present these resources at the Halloween Hotdog... read more
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 8:45:00 AM
Twenty-three local students were sworn in at the Sept. 21 Valdosta City Council meeting to serve on the 2017-2018 Valdosta Youth Council (VYC). The VYC, initiated by Mayor John Gayle in 2015, inspires and prepares 7th-9th grade local students for... read more
Friday, September 29, 2017 6:05:00 PM
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