The Valdosta Police Department is hosting the first Community Forum of 2018 on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Trinity Presbyterian Church located, at 3501 Bemiss Road in Valdosta. All community members and leaders in South Georgia are... read more
Thursday, January 11, 2018 6:35:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
The Sanitation Division will collect GARBAGE ONLY on Monday, Jan. 15. However, citizens who normally have their sanitation collected on... read more
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 9:36:00 AM
Valdosta-Lowndes County residents who have made serving their community a New Year’s resolution have until Wednesday, Jan. 31 to apply for one of six city appointments.
The Valdosta City Council will vote on the new appointments at their Feb. 8... read more
Friday, January 5, 2018 3:08:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will observe Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.) on Tuesday, Jan. 9, at 10 a.m., at the Valdosta Police Department to recognize the 149 sworn personnel, 26 non-sworn support personnel and 14 part-time employees and their ... read more
Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:04:00 PM
LOWNDES COUNTY EMA, Jan. 3, 2018--So many thanks to all of you for helping with communications today. It appears the precipitation is over and now we wait for road conditions to improve. Public Works and Utility crews across the community have been... read more
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 3:13:00 PM
City offers tips for safe streets and water systems
To stay up to date on the local conditions follow Lowndes County Emergency Management on Facebook at
Although South Georgia doesn’t maintain freezing temperatures throughout the winter season, there are spikes of low to... read more
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 6:05:00 PM
Sgt. Henry Courson (center) is joined by Battalion Chief Frank McMillan, Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Mayor John Gayle (on left) and family members (on right).
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Department Chief Freddie Broome... read more
Friday, December 29, 2017 11:30:00 AM
ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that metro Valdosta’s jobs, employment, and labor force numbers grew in November, as unemployment insurance claims declined.
“This is a great jobs report,” Butler said. “For the year, all... read more
Thursday, December 28, 2017 8:53:00 AM
Residents who are looking for an environmentally-friendly way to dispose of their used Christmas trees may take them to the “Bring one for the Chipper” Christmas tree recycling event, sponsored by the City of Valdosta and Keep Lowndes-Valdosta... read more
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 10:30:00 AM
The City of Valdosta will be closed for the Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays.
No sanitation services will be offered for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday, which falls on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 respectively and are the only two holidays... read more
Thursday, December 14, 2017 9:45:00 AM