Posts in Category: Press Release

Tracking Irma 

Lowndes County, Georgia Lowndes County Emergency Management is tracking the path and development of Hurricane Irma. According to the National Hurricane Center, Irma is forecast to impact the southern tip of the Florida Peninsula by this weekend.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, September 5, 2017 4:47:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information

September-October 2017 City Beat Available Online 

The September-October 2017 City Beat newsletter is available for download from the City of Valdosta website. Many topics are included in this issue such as various public involvement programs, ways to serve in the community, Celebration of the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, September 1, 2017 10:22:00 AM Categories: City Beat Newsletter Engineering Finance Fire Human Resources Main Street Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Kenneth Lowe Honored as Employee of the Month 

Mayor John Gayle and Interim Utilities Director Henry Hicks honored Assistant Superintendent Kenneth Lowe as the August 2017 Employee of the Month at the Aug. 10 City Council meeting. Lowe received a framed certificate and a check for $200, and his ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, August 31, 2017 2:00:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Utilities

City Receives Awards for Excellent Budget Reporting 

The City of Valdosta has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the 31st consecutive year. This Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 30, 2017 3:28:00 PM Categories: Finance Press Release Public Information

VFD “Fills the Boot” to Fight Muscle Disease 

The Valdosta Fire Department will host its annual Muscular Dystrophy Association “Fill the Boot” Drive this weekend to raise money that will benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughout the Valdosta area. VFD firefighters... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, August 29, 2017 12:57:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

City Welcomes Darryl Muse as New Utilities Director 

The City of Valdosta welcomes Walter “Darryl” Muse as the new Director of Utilities, effective Sept.18, 2017. Muse brings with him to the city nearly a quarter of a century of experience in the operation and management of water and wastewater... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, August 28, 2017 2:58:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Valdosta Announces Labor Day Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4 in observance of Labor Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage ONLY on Monday, Sept. 4, which will allow sanitation workers to spend some of the holiday with their... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 23, 2017 11:18:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Valdosta City Manager Appointed Vice-Chairman of DCA Board 

City Manager Larry Hanson was appointed Vice-Chairman of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Board on Wednesday, Aug. 16. In October 2014, Hanson was appointed by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to the DCA Board At-Large seat for a... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, August 22, 2017 1:59:00 PM Categories: Administration Press Release Public Information

Community Celebration Planned for USAF 70th Birthday, Sept. 16 

Moody honored with Freedom 5K and Family Fun Day at Park
The community is invited to the USAF 70th Birthday Community Celebration at Freedom Park on Saturday, Sept. 16 that will pay tribute to the men and women who serve in the USAF at Moody Air Force Base. Located at 3795 Guest Road, Freedom Park... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, August 21, 2017 4:02:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Main Street Director Appointed to GDA Board 

Valdosta Main Street Director Ellen Hill was recently appointed to the Georgia Downtown Association Board of Directors to serve a two-year term from 2017-2019. The Georgia Downtown Association is the state’s leading advocate for the economic... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, August 18, 2017 2:30:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information
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