Posts in Category: Press Release

Top “If I Were Mayor” Essay Contest Winners Recognized 

IN PHOTO (from left): Toni Salami, Kaightlyn Jowers and Deeya Patel Valdosta Mayor John Gayle recognized the winners of the 2016 “If I Were Mayor” 6th Grade Essay Contest at the April 21 City Council meeting. The contest, sponsored by the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, May 4, 2016 4:43:00 PM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information

VFD Firefighters Give Burns the Boot 

The Valdosta Fire Department will kick off the annual “Give Burns the Boot” drive on Thursday, May 5, joining more than 100 other fire departments throughout the state of Georgia in raising money to benefit the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, May 4, 2016 3:52:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series Returns, May 9-13 

The popular lunch-time concert series is back! The Main Street Office will host the Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series in Downtown Valdosta, Monday, May 9 through Friday, May 13. This event, which is free and open to the general public, features the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, May 3, 2016 12:15:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information

Downtown Valdosta Welcomes Back Farm Days 

Popular farmers’ market springs back on May 7
Valdosta Main Street will kick off the 6th season opening of the Downtown Valdosta Farm Days, on Saturday, May 7. The popular farmers market will take place on the sidewalks around the historic courthouse in downtown Valdosta, from 9 a.m. to Noon,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:08:00 AM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information

Second Bi-Annual Trash Amnesty Day Positively Impacts City Neighborhoods 

The City of Valdosta’s Neighborhood Development Division hosted its second city-wide Bulk Trash Amnesty Day on April 23, which resulted in the collection of more than 40 tons of trash—nearly four times what was collected at the first Bulk Trash... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, April 27, 2016 5:33:00 PM Categories: Community Protection Division Environmental Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information Public Works

Valdosta Observes National Drinking Water Week, May 1-7 

City hosts proclamation event and plant tours during week
The City of Valdosta will observe National Drinking Water Week, May 1-7, 2016. Valdosta Mayor John Gayle will kick off the national observance in Valdosta on Monday, May 2, at 1 p.m., by presenting a proclamation to the Water Treatment Plant staff... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, April 27, 2016 3:41:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Utilities

VFD Chief Freddie Broome Receives Certification from GAFC 

In Photo: Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome received one of the first Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs (GAFC) Certifications from Chief Dwayne Jamison, 1st Vice President of GAFC, on April 12, 2016.​ On April 12, 2016, City of Valdosta... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, April 26, 2016 4:31:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Roger Weaver Honored as April 2016 Employee of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Engineering Director Patrick Collins honored Signal Technician Roger Weaver as the April 2016 Employee of the Month at the April 7 City Council meeting. Weaver received a framed certificate and a check for $200, and his ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:18:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Press Release Public Information

City of Valdosta Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award 

In Photo from left Mayor John Gayle, Budget Manager Amy Hall and Budget Analyst Carolyn Sampson-Burgess. The City of Valdosta Finance Department received the 2015 Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, April 26, 2016 8:55:00 AM Categories: Administration Annual Budget City Council Finance Press Release Public Information

City Hosts Spring Cleanup Events, April 23 

Citizens urged to clean in and around properties
Spring is the time of year when citizens typically take advantage of the warmer weather to complete several spring cleaning chores around their homes. The City of Valdosta offers two free events this weekend that will provide free opportunities to... read more
 
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