Posts in Category: Press Release

VFD Urges Citizens to Play it Safe this Fourth of July Holiday 

Citizens reminded of new fireworks legislation that limits hours of use
A recent change to Georgia’s fireworks legislation may curtail pre- and post-Independence Day celebrations. The Valdosta Fire Department seeks to remind citizens of the change that prohibits citizens from setting off fireworks before 10 a.m. and... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, July 1, 2016 12:56:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Cuts Ribbon on State-of-the-Art Wastewater Treatment Plant and Force Main 

The City of Valdosta will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, July 12, at 8 a.m., to celebrate the culmination of two significant sewer infrastructure improvement projects. The ribbon cutting will be held on the 75-acre site of the new... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, June 30, 2016 2:13:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Environmental Press Release Public Information Utilities

City Announces July 4 Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Monday, July 4. Citizens who normally have their sanitation collected on Mondays should... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, June 24, 2016 4:54:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Southern Hospitality Workcamp Returns for 10th Year 

The City of Valdosta will welcome approximately 207 youth and adult volunteers from around the country as they spend June 26-July 2 of their summer vacations serving the citizens of Valdosta through the labor of love event known as the Southern... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, June 20, 2016 8:52:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

City Cuts Ribbon on CDBG Reconstructed Brookwood Drive Home 

The City of Valdosta will host a ribbon-cutting on Tuesday, June 21, at 10:30 a.m., for a newly reconstructed home on 607 E. Brookwood Drive, located in one of the city's Designated Revitalization Areas. The reconstructed home was built utilizing... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, June 20, 2016 8:47:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

State Program Offers Great Promise to Local Youth 

Valdosta becomes one of the first municipalities in state to utilize GPP resource
On July 5, several Valdosta High School juniors and seniors will embark on a career training experience of a lifetime as part of the Great Promise Partnership (GPP) program. The City of Valdosta is one of the first municipalities in Georgia to... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, June 17, 2016 8:25:00 AM Categories: Administration Human Resources Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

VPD Lt. Brent Johnson Honored as Employee of the Month 

IN PHOTO, L-R: Commander Bernard Robinson, Lt. Earl Durrance, Capt. Matt O’Steen, Lt. Adam Bembry, Lt. Brent Johnson, Mayor John Gayle and Chief of Police Brian Childress. Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Police Chief Brian Childress honored VPD Lt. ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, June 10, 2016 1:22:00 PM Categories: Administration Human Resources Police Press Release Public Information

City Delivers a Balanced Budget 

After making some tough decisions that resulted in the reduction of over $3.7 million of department requests, the City of Valdosta Fiscal Year 2017 Budget was approved by the Mayor and City Council at their June 9 City Council meeting. City Manager... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, June 9, 2016 7:20:00 PM Categories: Administration Annual Budget City Council Finance Press Release Public Information

Intersection Upgrades on N. Ashley and Patterson Streets 

A Georgia Department of Transportation project under way in Valdosta will modernize signals and improve pedestrian safety at 12 intersections along North Ashley and North Patterson streets. The project includes installing intersection video... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, June 9, 2016 9:13:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information Public Works Road Closure Utilities

May-June 2016 City Beat Newsletter Available 

The May-June 2016 issue of the City Beat newsletter is available for download. The issue contains features on how to keep our city clean, Dumpster Art, Farm Days, Mosquito Prevention, Hurricane and Pet Safety/Preparedness, Water Conservation,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, May 31, 2016 5:35:00 PM Categories: City Beat Newsletter Press Release Public Information
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