Artists sought for Second Annual Dumpster Art Project
Download 2017 Dumpster Art Application
Turning trash dumpsters into public art is more than just “putting lipstick on a pig.” The innovative community activity transforms necessary but unsightly garbage containers into works of arts,... read more
Thursday, July 27, 2017 4:14:00 PM
City recognized for construction of wastewater system projects
From left: APWA-GA Chapter President Terrence Simpkins, Mayor John Gayle, Utilities Director Henry Hicks, City Manager Larry Hanson, and APWA President Elect Bo Mills.
The City of Valdosta received the 2017 Project of the Year Award from the... read more
Thursday, July 27, 2017 8:04:00 AM
Pictured from left: Mark Barber, Assistant City Manager; Alvin Payton Jr., Valdosta Mayor Pro Tem; Dorothy Hubbard, GMA President and Albany Mayor; Vivian Miller-Cody, Councilwoman; John Gayle, Valdosta Mayor; Sandra Tooley, Councilwoman;... read more
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 4:45:00 PM
City recognized for leading state in implementation of program
Sixteen Valdosta High School juniors and seniors embarked on a career training experience of a lifetime with the City of Valdosta on July 5, as part of the Great Promise Partnership Program (GPP). The new students joined four GPP student interns... read more
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 2:13:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage ONLY on Tuesday, July 4, which will allow sanitation workers to spend some of the holiday with... read more
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 12:26:00 PM
The City of Valdosta Fiscal Year 2018 Budget was approved by the Mayor and City Council at their June 22 City Council meeting. The budget was presented to the council as a balanced budget, as required by the City Charter, importantly with no... read more
Thursday, June 22, 2017 6:58:00 PM
Crowd gathered in Mathis Auditorium to show appreciation for the Public Works Department personnel.
The 105 employees of the Public Works Department gathered at Mathis Auditorium on Wednesday, May 24, to be publicly recognized by city... read more
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 5:48:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.
The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Monday, May 29. Citizens who normally have their sanitation collected on Mondays should place... read more
Monday, May 22, 2017 3:16:00 PM
Valdosta Mayor Pro Tem Alvin Payton Jr. and Public Works Director Richard Hardy honored Crew Leader Robert Hamilton, Crew Leader Harry Bowdren and Maintenance Worker C.W. Shaw as the May 2017 Employees of the Month at the May 11 City Council... read more
Thursday, May 18, 2017 4:15:00 PM
Quick Fact: Last year, the Public Works Department collected 1,092 tons of recyclables materials, in addition to 29,011 tons of solid waste, 10,497 tons of yard trash, 15,751 special pickups, and 31,833 pounds of electronics from the city's two... read more
Thursday, May 18, 2017 2:12:00 PM