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Downtown Valdosta Welcomes an Improved Farm Days 

Vendor Applications Available Now
Valdosta Main Street will kick off its seventh annual Downtown Valdosta Farm Days on April 8 and is seeking new and returning vendors who produce high quality, locally grown and hand-crafted items within our region. This year, the location of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, February 8, 2017 2:57:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information

Councilwoman Miller-Cody Receives Training Certificate 

In Photo (from left): Mara O. Shaw, Leadership Development Program Manager for the Carl Vinson Institute of Government; Vivian Miller-Cody, Valdosta City Councilwoman for District 1; and Boyd Austin, Mayor of Dallas, Ga. and President of the Georgia ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, February 8, 2017 2:04:00 PM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information

James Dean Honored as January 2017 Employee of the Month 

IN PHOTO: Assistant City Manager Mark Barber, City Marshal James Dean and Mayor John Gayle. Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Assistant City Manager Mark Barber honored City Marshal James Dean as the January 2017 Employee of the Month at the Jan. 5... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, February 8, 2017 10:12:00 AM Categories: Community Protection Division Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Government 101 Provides Insight on Local Government 

Registration Underway
Register online or download a printable application form. 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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, February 6, 2017 2:41:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Hosts Weeklong Arbor Celebration 

City celebrates 31 years as a Tree City USA
View 2017 Arbor Week Schedule of Events flier. The City of Valdosta and the Valdosta Tree Commission will celebrate Arbor Week on Feb. 13-17 to highlight the community, environmental, social, and economic benefits of trees and our community’s... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, February 6, 2017 2:11:00 PM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information

Uber “Unlocks” Valdosta for New Transportation Service 

Minimum of 40 drivers needed
Uber, who helps passengers get around in the more than 450 cities they serve, announced Feb. 2, 2017 that it is extending its international transportation services to Valdosta and the surrounding area. “This is the beginning of transit in our ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, February 2, 2017 2:05:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information

Withlacoochee River Water Testing Within EPD Standards 

City commits to providing information in timeliest manner
It is the City of Valdosta's goal and policy to communicate factually and comprehensively with our citizens and stakeholders. Earlier in the week, the city sent out information regarding a wastewater spill which resulted from a busted seal under... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, January 27, 2017 4:26:00 PM

Withlacoochee Plant Warranty Repairs Underway 

Contractor repairs began early Jan. 25 at the City of Valdosta’s new Withlacoochee Wastewater Treatment Plant. A busted seal was determined to be the cause of a leak that was discovered earlier this week in and around the plant’s 6-million gallon... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, January 25, 2017 5:09:00 PM

Georgia Red Cross Expanding Damage Assessment Following Tornadoes in South Georgia 

Emergency Response Teams Conducting Mobile Feeding
ATLANTA, GA – January 24, 2017 — After damaging storms ripped through southwest Georgia last weekend, the Red Cross continues work with local government, elected officials and other partners to coordinate relief efforts and provide support as... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, January 25, 2017 8:14:00 AM Categories: Public Information

Withlacoochee Plant Suffers Construction Issue 

Repairs to be made soon under warranty
In 2016, Garney Construction, on behalf of the City of Valdosta, finished construction of the city’s new Withlacoochee Wastewater Treatment Plant. As part of these improvements, a six-million gallon equalization basin was constructed to temporarily... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, January 24, 2017 6:08:00 PM
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