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The Georgia Search and Rescue (GSAR) Task Force 2 team, managed by the Valdosta Fire Department, received orders on Sept. 12, at approximately 11 a.m., to deploy to Camden County to provide search and rescue support.
A ... read more
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 5:34:00 PM
Please help us help you Sunday night and Monday. Let's stay off the road as much as possible late Sunday night and all day Monday until the hurricane passes over us. We will have double the amount of officers on our streets... read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017 8:45:00 PM
The following is a list of shelters that are currently open or will be open soon. We appreciate the hospitality of those who are serving others during this great time of need.
Crosspointe Church, 4100 N Valdosta Rd, Valdosta– FULL
Park... read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:07:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will open Mathis Auditorium, 2300 North Ashley Street, as a Good Samaritan shelter on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 4 p.m., to shelter those who live in mobile homes, RVs or less-safe housing and need a place to weather the... read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017 11:51:00 AM
Lowndes County, Georgia – Lowndes County is officially under a Hurricane Watch. The current forecast from the National Weather Service indicates extremely dangerous conditions to include:
Peak Wind Forecast: up to 80 mph sustained with gusts... read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017 2:48:00 AM
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
Friday, September 1, 2017 10:22:00 AM
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
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 12:57:00 PM
Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome has been awarded the professional designation of Chief Fire Officer (CFO) by the Commission on Professional Credentialing, an entity of the Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc. Chief Broome is one of only... read more
Friday, August 18, 2017 12:41:00 PM
VFD firefighters rescue pup from recent Valdosta home fire.
View Msg from Chief Broome
The Valdosta Fire Department received a donation of pet oxygen masks from Invisible Fence® Brand's Project Breathe that will allow firefighters to... read more
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 4:34:00 PM
Pictured from left: Mark Barber, Assistant City Manager; Alvin Payton Jr., Valdosta Mayor Pro Tem; Dorothy Hubbard, GMA President and Albany Mayor; Vivian Miller-Cody, Councilwoman; John Gayle, Valdosta Mayor; Sandra Tooley, Councilwoman;... read more
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 4:45:00 PM