Posts in Category: Press Release

CVDA Hosts Public Forum for Proposed Downtown Parking Deck, Mar. 15 

The City of Valdosta and Central Valdosta Development Authority will host a public forum on Tuesday, March 15 to discuss a proposed new parking deck for Downtown Valdosta. The forum will take place at 5 p.m. in the City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:03:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Main Street Planning & Zoning Press Release Public Information

NS Train Crossing Repairs Cause Temporary Closures on Three City Streets 

Norfolk Southern will repair train crossings in Valdosta this week on three heavily-traveled city streets. The repairs require detours around the working areas for approximately four to six hours, beginning at 8:30 a.m. each day. Motorists will... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, March 9, 2016 10:50:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information Road Closure

Friday, March 4, Deadline for "If I Were Mayor" Essay Contest 

Local sixth grade students have until Friday, March 4, by 5 p.m., to submit their “If I Were Mayor, I Would...” essays for the contest sponsored by the Valdosta Youth Council. The contest gives 6th grade students—from public, private or... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, March 3, 2016 3:45:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information

New Sanitation Schedule Improves Efficiency of City Service 

The City of Valdosta Public Works Department is communicating an important message to its customers over the next few weeks concerning a change in the sanitation services schedule that will impact the service pickup dates for approximately one-third ... read more
 

Arbor Day Honors City’s 30th Year as a Tree City USA 

PHOTO 1: Matt Mrizek of the Georgia Forestry Commission presents City Manager Larry Hanson with the Tree City USA award, marking the 30th consecutive year that the City of Valdosta has received the award for its management of trees in Valdosta’s... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, February 19, 2016 6:10:00 PM Categories: Administration Engineering Environmental Press Release Public Information

VPD Officer Barry Williams Honored as 2016 Rotary Club Officer of the Year 

Officer Barry Williams, a 24-year veteran with the Valdosta Police Department, was honored as the 2016 Rotary Club Officer of the Year for Valdosta, at the 9th Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner (LEAD) on Feb. 18. “Barry is exactly what a ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, February 19, 2016 5:17:00 PM Categories: Administration Police Press Release Public Information

Judge Bender Honored by Judicial Council of Georgia 

Valdosta Municipal Court Judge Vernita Lee Bender was recently featured by the Judicial Council of Georgia as one of the most influential African-American judges in Georgia. Each February during African American History Month, the Judicial... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, February 17, 2016 10:06:00 AM Categories: Administration Municipal Court Press Release Public Information

City Responds to Sanitary Sewer Spill Caused by Grease Blockage 

At approximately 8:22 a.m. on Feb. 16, 2016, the City of Valdosta Utilities Department responded to a call concerning a sanitary sewer spill at the 400 Block of Seymour Street. The spill was identified, and the site and its discharge point into the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, February 16, 2016 4:44:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Environmental Press Release Public Information Utilities

City Cuts Ribbon on CDBG Reconstructed Magnolia Street Home 

IN PHOTO: Mayor John Gayle presents a new homeowner key chain to Shekita Cobb and Sidney Fluitt, along with Josephine Nelson. Mr. Fluitt and his daughter Ms. Cobb will live in the newly constructed home. The City of Valdosta hosted a... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, February 16, 2016 4:17:00 PM Categories: Administration Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

VPD Officer Saves Life, Honored as Employee of the Month 

In Photo (from left): Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress, Bill Gaskins (recipient's father-in-law), Christina Braddy (recipient's wife), VPD Officer Jonathan Braddy, VPD Officer Heather Willis and Mayor John Gayle. Officer Braddy was honored as... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, February 16, 2016 2:39:00 PM Categories: Administration Police Press Release Public Information
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