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Valdostans and other local community members who want an inside look at how their city government runs are urged to sign up for the 8th annual Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation, ... read more
Monday, February 6, 2017 2:41:00 PM
While much information has circulated regarding the Service Delivery Strategy (SDS) negotiations between Lowndes County and the Cities of Dasher, Hahira, Lake Park, Remerton and Valdosta, a few items require clarification so that the public is... read more
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 2:14:00 PM
Valdosta City Manager Larry Hanson was selected as one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s 2017 Notable Georgians. Hanson will be honored at a luncheon on Jan. 26 at the Georgia Aquarium, along with other Notable Georgians, the Georgian of the Year, the... read more
Thursday, January 5, 2017 3:56:00 PM
Valdosta-Lowndes County residents who have made serving their community a New Year’s resolution have until Wednesday, Feb. 1, to apply for one of nine city appointments to serve on a board, commission, authority or advisory committee.
The... read more
Thursday, January 5, 2017 2:07:00 PM
Tickets are on sale for the 2017 Bird Supper, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at the historic Georgia Railroad Depot, in Atlanta, beginning at 5 p.m. The traditional event, sponsored by the Lowndes County Board of Commissioners and the City... read more
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 11:52:00 AM
Annexation is not part of SDS
In reply to a few comments the City of Valdosta has received regarding the Service Delivery Strategy (SDS), the city seeks to clarify the topic of annexation.
Annexation of property is a legal process outlined in state law and is separate from... read more
Thursday, December 1, 2016 4:43:00 PM
Twelve Valdosta firefighters will graduate from Recruit School on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. A ceremony for the graduates, their family members and guests will begin at 2 p.m. at the Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority facility,... read more
Thursday, December 1, 2016 9:26:00 AM
The Valdosta Fire Department unveiled four new fire trucks on Nov. 30 that replaced four 18-year-old pumper trucks in its current fleet at stations 2,3,4 and 6. The new trucks are front line pumpers that are custom-built with the latest and most... read more
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 5:06:00 PM
Municipalities adopt SDS extension to remain in compliance with state while negotiations continue
On November 1, 2016, the Department of Community Affairs for the State of Georgia notified all local governments in Lowndes County that they were no longer eligible to receive state funding or permits. This is because the Service Delivery Strategy... read more
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 3:53:00 PM
Citizens who seek a rewarding public service role in the community are encouraged to apply for the 12 opportunities available on the city's boards, commissions, authorities or advisory committees (BCAAC).
These volunteer positions are designed to ... read more
Thursday, September 29, 2016 12:02:00 PM