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City Hosts Spring E-Recycling Event, April 8 

More than half a million pounds of electronics recycled since 2006
The City of Valdosta, in partnership with Keep Lowndes/Valdosta Beautiful (KLVB) and Atlanta Recycling Solutions, will host a Spring Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Mathis Auditorium parking lot, at... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, April 7, 2017 10:48:00 AM Categories: Environmental Press Release Public Information Public Works

Valdosta Recognized as a GEMS 

Statewide program rewards downtown development success
Valdosta is one of 16 designated Georgia Exceptional Main Street (GEMS) programs from a list of 94 Main Streets that participated in the highly competitive annual assessment process. Together, the 16 cities represent 473,200 Georgia citizens and... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:47:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Announces Good Friday Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Friday, April 14 in observance of Good Friday. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Friday, April 14. Sanitation customers who normally have their sanitation collected on Fridays... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:42:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Clay Road Closes to Relocate Railroad Crossing 

Georgia Department of Transportation – Clay Road at the intersection of East Hill Avenue is scheduled to close temporarily beginning April 10 to relocate the railroad crossing. The crossing must be moved as part of a Georgia Department of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, April 6, 2017 10:56:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Observes Community Development Week  

The City of Valdosta will observe National Community Development Week (NCDW), April 17- 22, with various events that will highlight the year-round resources provided through the city’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, April 5, 2017 1:04:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Film Initiative Launches New Website 

The Valdosta-Lowndes Film Initiative (VLFI) unveiled a new website (http://valdostafilm.com) on March 29 to focus on promoting the community as a destination for the media industry. Valdostafilm.com showcases locations near the Valdosta and... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, April 4, 2017 9:54:00 AM Categories: Public Information

VFD Promotes Five 

The Valdosta Fire Department hosted a ceremony on Friday, March 31 at the Valdosta City Hall Annex to celebrate the promotions of five of its members. From the left: Sergeants Chris Stevick and Matt Courson; Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome; and... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, March 31, 2017 5:06:00 PM Categories: Fire Public Information

2017 Jr. Fire Marshal Awards Presented 

2017 Jr. Fire Marshall of the Year Valdosta Fire Marshal James Clinkscales and Educator Regina Kimbrough presented Sarai Prescott, a 4th grader at Sallas Mahone Elementary School, with the 2017 Junior Fire Marshal of the Year award, on March 27.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, March 30, 2017 3:16:00 PM Categories: Fire Public Information

GDOT Announces Mega Load Machine Rotor through S. Georgia 

Georgia Dept. of Transportation--A mega load machine rotor will be passing through middle and south Georgia this week as it travels from Interstate 95 at the Georgia/South Carolina state line to the Florida state line on I-75. The 19-axle rig ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, March 27, 2017 1:31:00 PM

City Inspires Youth for Future Success 

Fourteen City of Valdosta employees participated in the Pinevale Elementary School Career Day on March 24 to inspire students to stay in school and to prepare them for future success. The visit also exposed the youth to a variety of careers in... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, March 24, 2017 4:45:00 PM Categories: Public Information
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