In Photo from left: Joe McKinnon, Public Works Director Richard Hardy, Mayor John Gayle and Joseph Thornton.
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Public Works Director Richard Hardy honored Joe McKinnon and Joseph Thornton as the February 2018... read more
Friday, February 9, 2018 3:50:00 PM
Sunday, February 4, 2018 10:56:00 AM
The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
The Sanitation Division will collect GARBAGE ONLY on Monday, Jan. 15. However, citizens who normally have their sanitation collected on... read more
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 9:36:00 AM
LOWNDES COUNTY EMA, Jan. 3, 2018--So many thanks to all of you for helping with communications today. It appears the precipitation is over and now we wait for road conditions to improve. Public Works and Utility crews across the community have been... read more
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 3:13:00 PM
City offers tips for safe streets and water systems
To stay up to date on the local conditions follow Lowndes County Emergency Management on Facebook at
Although South Georgia doesn’t maintain freezing temperatures throughout the winter season, there are spikes of low to... read more
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 6:05:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will be closed for the Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays.
No sanitation services will be offered for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday, which falls on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 respectively and are the only two holidays... read more
Thursday, December 14, 2017 9:45:00 AM
It’s December and many will be on the lookout for the perfect tree! They come in so many shapes, sizes, and types, so keep in mind what’s the best option for you, how to care for it, as well as what to do with it afterward. Artificial trees are... read more
Monday, December 4, 2017 9:03:00 AM
The City of Valdosta will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. However, as always, Valdosta sanitation crews will be out collecting from their regular routes.
Please note that the Sanitation Division will... read more
Thursday, November 16, 2017 2:10:00 PM
IN PHOTO: Volunteers retrieve unwanted electronics from a citizen's trailer at the April 2017 E-recycling event.
Residents can properly dispose of their outdated or unwanted electronics and reduce unnecessary clutter in time for the upcoming... read more
Friday, November 10, 2017 7:51:00 AM
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