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Pokémon Go, But Go Safely 

City advises citizens to be responsible while playing the hottest new game and enjoying local sites
Pokémon Go is the latest mobile app craze to sweep the nation, and Valdosta is no exception. Citizens are coming from all over the city to the beautiful downtown area because of its abundance of PokéStops (real-life locations that are central to the ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 21, 2016 4:40:00 PM Categories: Main Street Police Press Release Public Information

City Hosts Back the Red & Blue Blood Drive, July 28 

The City of Valdosta has partnered with the American Red Cross for a blood drive that will save lives and honor the police and fire personnel who make a difference in our community daily. The Back the Red & Blue Blood Drive will take place... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:36:00 AM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information

Registration Opens for 2016 Citizens Fire Academy 

The Valdosta Fire Department (VFD) is fighting fire with knowledge through its 3rd annual nine-week Citizens Fire Academy designed to educate citizens and the business community about the services provided by the VFD, increase fire and life-safety... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:21:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Mayor Announces Winners in Valdosta’s People’s Choice Photo Contest 

Citizens gathered at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts on July 18 to hear the mayor announce the winners in the 8th Annual Valdosta People’s Choice Photo Contest. The event, co-hosted by the Turner Arts Center and the City of Valdosta,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, July 20, 2016 2:40:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information

VPD Rewards Youth  

Since the late 1990’s, the Valdosta Police Department with assistance from LODAC (Lowndes Drug Action Council, Inc) have put forth efforts to show gratitude for “exemplary kids” through the Generating Opportunities in Life For Each Resident (GOLFER) ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, July 19, 2016 5:07:00 PM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

Local Citizens Honored at July 18 Photo Contest Reception 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle will announce the winners of the 8th Annual Valdosta People’s Choice Photo Contest at an Awards Reception at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, on Monday, July 18, from 5 -7 p.m. Citizens spent the past... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 14, 2016 4:48:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Firefighter Selected as GSFA Firefighter of the Year 

“I do what I do each day to help and show compassion to people,” said Valdosta Fire Department Firefighter Tangela Rowe, who is the recipient of the 2016 Georgia State Firefighters Association (GSFA) Firefighter of the Year award. Firefighter Rowe... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 14, 2016 4:42:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

City Cuts Ribbon on New Withlacoochee Wastewater Treatment Plant 

IN PHOTO (from left): Andy Thibodeau, Layne Heavy Civil; Jeff Lovell, Lovell Engineering Associates; John Waite, Withlacoochee Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent; Sandra Tooley City Councilwoman; Vivian Miller-Cody, City Councilwoman; Henry... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, July 12, 2016 5:36:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Utilities

City Begins Final Phase of Smoke Testing Program, July 11 

The City of Valdosta will begin the fourth and final phase of its Smoke Testing Program on July 11. Crews will spend the next 18-20 weeks smoke testing 120 miles of underground sewer lines that will identify and eliminate sources of stormwater... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 7, 2016 3:04:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Utilities

Valdosta Receives 2016 National Main Street Accreditation 

Valdosta Main Street has been designated as an accredited 2016 Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. This year marks the 32nd consecutive year that the Valdosta Main Street... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 7, 2016 10:45:00 AM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information
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