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VFD Hosts Public Safety Career Expo, April 12 

The Valdosta Fire Department has partnered with the Georgia Department of Labor to host a Public Safety Career Expo, on Tuesday, April 12, from 12-3 p.m., at Valdosta Fire Station No. 1. The event preps citizens who are interested in learning more... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, March 23, 2016 8:29:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Four Graduate from VFD Recruit School 

Four of the city newest Valdosta Firefighters will graduate from Recruit School on Thursday, March 24, 2016. The graduation ceremony will take place for the graduates and their family members and guests from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Mathis Auditorium,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, March 22, 2016 5:57:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Good Friday Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Friday, March 25, in observance of the Good Friday holiday. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Good Friday. Citizens should place their green rollouts at the curbside by 5 a.m.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, March 21, 2016 9:46:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works Sanitation Schedules

Citizen Survey Collects Input for Proposed Parking Deck in Downtown 

A survey is available online for citizens to provide their feedback through April 12 concerning a proposed new parking deck in downtown Valdosta. Several dozen citizens attended the public forum on March 15, hosted by the City of Valdosta and... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, March 18, 2016 2:54:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information

City Hosts Public Hearing for CDBG Annual Action Plan 

The City of Valdosta will host a public hearing on Thursday, March 24, to invite citizens to participate in a review of its Annual Action Plan, which provides information on proposed usage of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, March 18, 2016 2:51:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Mayor & Council Retreat Underway, Mar. 18-19 

The Valdosta Mayor and City Council are at their annual retreat at the Lenox River Ranch on Mar. 18-19. The annual retreat allows for the city’s top officials to spend an uninterrupted length of time discussing important issues and setting a number... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, March 18, 2016 8:17:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Public Information

Aerial Training at Grand Bay Range, Mar. 18 

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. - U.S. Air Force F-15s, F-16s, A-10s, CV-22s, HH-60s and potentially other aircraft will be conducting aerial training at Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range beginning Mar. 18, 2016 between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, March 17, 2016 2:28:00 PM Categories: Environmental Fire Police Public Information

Findlay, Primrose and Niehanke Earn March Employees of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle, Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Police Chief Brian Childress honored VPD DARE Officer Stephen Findlay, VFD Lt. Dwight Primrose and VFD Sgt. Keith Niehanke as the March 2016 Employees of the Month at the March 10 City Council ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, March 17, 2016 2:22:00 PM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information

Spring Forward, Time to Change Smoke Detector Batteries 

As citizens spring forward an hour for Daylight Saving Time this Sunday, March 13, at 2 a.m., Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome wants to remind citizens to test the batteries in their home smoke detectors. “A properly installed and maintained... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, March 11, 2016 8:11:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

March-April 2016 City Beat Available 

The March-April 2016 City Beat newsletter is available for download. Produced by the city's Public Information Office, these online newsletters are packed with information highlighting news, events and department services available to our citizens. ... read more
 
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