This weekend’s Azalea Festival and spring weather sets the perfect stage for citizens looking for a fun way to photograph our beautiful community and earn a little extra cash. The 8th Annual Valdosta People’s Choice Photo Contest is underway, and... read more
Thursday, March 10, 2016 2:50:00 PM
The City of Valdosta and Central Valdosta Development Authority will host a public forum on Tuesday, March 15 to discuss a proposed new parking deck for Downtown Valdosta. The forum will take place at 5 p.m. in the City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose... read more
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:03:00 PM
Norfolk Southern will repair train crossings in Valdosta this week on three heavily-traveled city streets. The repairs require detours around the working areas for approximately four to six hours, beginning at 8:30 a.m. each day.
Motorists will... read more
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 10:50:00 AM
Local sixth grade students have until Friday, March 4, by 5 p.m., to submit their “If I Were Mayor, I Would...” essays for the contest sponsored by the Valdosta Youth Council. The contest gives 6th grade students—from public, private or... read more
Thursday, March 3, 2016 3:45:00 PM
The City of Valdosta Public Works Department is communicating an important message to its customers over the next few weeks concerning a change in the sanitation services schedule that will impact the service pickup dates for approximately one-third ... read more
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 10:46:00 AM
PHOTO 1: Matt Mrizek of the Georgia Forestry Commission presents City Manager Larry Hanson with the Tree City USA award, marking the 30th consecutive year that the City of Valdosta has received the award for its management of trees in Valdosta’s... read more
Friday, February 19, 2016 6:10:00 PM
Officer Barry Williams, a 24-year veteran with the Valdosta Police Department, was honored as the 2016 Rotary Club Officer of the Year for Valdosta, at the 9th Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner (LEAD) on Feb. 18.
“Barry is exactly what a ... read more
Friday, February 19, 2016 5:17:00 PM
Valdosta Municipal Court Judge Vernita Lee Bender was recently featured by the Judicial Council of Georgia as one of the most influential African-American judges in Georgia.
Each February during African American History Month, the Judicial... read more
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 10:06:00 AM
At approximately 8:22 a.m. on Feb. 16, 2016, the City of Valdosta Utilities Department responded to a call concerning a sanitary sewer spill at the 400 Block of Seymour Street. The spill was identified, and the site and its discharge point into the... read more
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 4:44:00 PM
Mayor John Gayle presents a new homeowner key chain to Shekita Cobb and Sidney Fluitt, along with Josephine Nelson. Mr. Fluitt and his daughter Ms. Cobb will live in the newly constructed home.
The City of Valdosta hosted a... read more
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 4:17:00 PM