Posts in Category: Press Release

Community Gathers This Weekend to Remember and Honor 

Two events this weekend will provide gathering spots for citizens to remember and honor real heroes. Real Heroes—Celebrating our First Responders and Military On Saturday, Sept. 10, a collaboration of the City of Valdosta, Lowndes County,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, September 6, 2016 4:35:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Cleaning Up After the Storm 

City requests the patience of citizens during the enormous task
The City of Valdosta Public Works Department has all hands on deck to pick up the enormous amount of debris that was left behind by Tropical Storm Hermine on Sept. 1-2. City leadership is requesting the patience of citizens as it employs all... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, September 6, 2016 4:09:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

City Responds to TS Hermine 

Citizens’ safety the top priority; cleanup efforts expected to take weeks
The City of Valdosta is responding to the impact of Tropical Storm Hermine, even while storm conditions may continue through midday today. Persevering through hurricane-strength winds, large amounts of rainfall, power outages, and downed traffic... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, September 2, 2016 11:02:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Fire Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

VFD Hosts First Annual Firefighters Ball 

Event to raise money and awareness for local women and families
Have a ball, and make a difference doing it. The Valdosta Fire Department is hosting the First Annual Firefighters Ball on Oct. 15, 2016, to give the community a night of food and fun, but also to raise money for the work of Pink Heals Valdosta... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, September 1, 2016 9:45:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

City Hosts Public Meeting for CAPER Public Review 

The City of Valdosta invites citizens to provide feedback on its 2016 FY Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The report, which documents information on actual... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 31, 2016 2:10:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Announces Labor Day Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Monday, Sept. 5. Citizens who normally have their sanitation collected on Mondays should place... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, August 26, 2016 2:41:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works Sanitation Schedules

VFD Kicks off "Fill the Boot" Drive, Sept. 1-3 

Campaign benefits children and adults affected by muscle disease
The Valdosta Fire Department will kick off the firefighters' annual "Fill the Boot" fundraising campaign on Thursday, Sept. 1. The event benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and celebrates a partnership lasting more than 60 years to... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, August 26, 2016 2:40:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Sets Millage Rate for Fiscal Year 2017 

The Valdosta Mayor and City Council set the Fiscal Year 2017 millage rate for Valdosta citizens at 7.95 mills at the Aug. 25 City Council meeting, after listening to and considering the feedback from citizens at three scheduled public hearings.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, August 25, 2016 6:34:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Finance Press Release Public Information

Assistant Fire Chief Brian Boutwell Receives GAFC Certification 

On Aug. 13, 2016, City of Valdosta Assistant Fire Chief Brian Boutwell joined 21 fellow chiefs in being certified by the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs (GAFC) during the 2016 Fires Service Conference held in Augusta. Certification applicants... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, August 15, 2016 2:19:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Three VFD Staff Members Honored as August 2016 Employees of the Month 

IN PHOTO L-R: Sgt. Shelley Miller, Firefighter Austin Williams, Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Administrative Battalion Chief Ronald Skrine. (Not present in photo is Lt. Robert Mercer.)​ Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Administrative Battalion Chief ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, August 15, 2016 11:33:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information
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