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Mayor Gayle Recognizes VSU Social Media Students 

In Photo: Mayor John Gayle presents certificates to the 2016 Valdosta Social Media Contest winner on May 9. In photo (from left) are Kaitlyn Linginfelter, Christian Flick, Mayor Gayle, Brian Donaldson, Anthony Stone and VSU Social Media Theory... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, May 20, 2016 8:32:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

City Employees Celebrated During National Public Works Week 

The City of Valdosta recognized the men and women behind the scenes of some of the most important city services at the 1st annual Valdosta Public Works Week Banquet, held on May 18 in observance of National Public Works Week. The 104 members of the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, May 20, 2016 8:19:00 AM Categories: Administration Press Release Public Information Public Works

City Observes National Public Works Week, May 16-20 

The City of Valdosta will observe National Public Works Week, on May 16-20, with a variety of activities that will highlight the services provided by the staff of the city’s Public Works Department. The national observance, sponsored by the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, May 13, 2016 8:42:00 PM Categories: Community Protection Division Press Release Public Information Public Works

Street Renaming Honors Valdosta Public Servant 

Laurel Avenue in Sunset Hill Cemetery Becomes Melvin Nelson Way
On Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m., Valdosta citizens will gather for a ceremony to officially rename Laurel Avenue, which runs from the entrance to the west end of Sunset Hill Cemetery, to "Melvin Nelson Way." The Valdosta City Council unanimously... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, May 11, 2016 9:50:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information Public Works

Sewer Main and Roadway Repair on N. Lee Street, May 12-13 

The City of Valdosta will make repairs to the sewer main and roadway at 1114 N. Lee Street, on Thursday, May 12, 2016, between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. and is scheduled to be completed with the project by the end of Friday, May 13, weather... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, May 11, 2016 8:30:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information Utilities

Top “If I Were Mayor” Essay Contest Winners Recognized 

IN PHOTO (from left): Toni Salami, Kaightlyn Jowers and Deeya Patel Valdosta Mayor John Gayle recognized the winners of the 2016 “If I Were Mayor” 6th Grade Essay Contest at the April 21 City Council meeting. The contest, sponsored by the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, May 4, 2016 4:43:00 PM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information

VFD Firefighters Give Burns the Boot 

The Valdosta Fire Department will kick off the annual “Give Burns the Boot” drive on Thursday, May 5, joining more than 100 other fire departments throughout the state of Georgia in raising money to benefit the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, May 4, 2016 3:52:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series Returns, May 9-13 

The popular lunch-time concert series is back! The Main Street Office will host the Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series in Downtown Valdosta, Monday, May 9 through Friday, May 13. This event, which is free and open to the general public, features the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, May 3, 2016 12:15:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information

Downtown Valdosta Welcomes Back Farm Days 

Popular farmers’ market springs back on May 7
Valdosta Main Street will kick off the 6th season opening of the Downtown Valdosta Farm Days, on Saturday, May 7. The popular farmers market will take place on the sidewalks around the historic courthouse in downtown Valdosta, from 9 a.m. to Noon,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:08:00 AM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information

Second Bi-Annual Trash Amnesty Day Positively Impacts City Neighborhoods 

The City of Valdosta’s Neighborhood Development Division hosted its second city-wide Bulk Trash Amnesty Day on April 23, which resulted in the collection of more than 40 tons of trash—nearly four times what was collected at the first Bulk Trash... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, April 27, 2016 5:33:00 PM Categories: Community Protection Division Environmental Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information Public Works
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