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Lowndes County and Valdosta Declare Local State of Emergency 

Lowndes County, Georgia – Earlier today, Lowndes County Chairman Bill Slaughter and City of Valdosta Mayor John Gayle issued emergency declarations covering all cities and the county. View City of Valdosta Proclamation and Civil Emergencies... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, September 7, 2017 5:38:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information

Tracking Irma 

Lowndes County, Georgia Lowndes County Emergency Management is tracking the path and development of Hurricane Irma. According to the National Hurricane Center, Irma is forecast to impact the southern tip of the Florida Peninsula by this weekend.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, September 5, 2017 4:47:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information

September-October 2017 City Beat Available Online 

The September-October 2017 City Beat newsletter is available for download from the City of Valdosta website. Many topics are included in this issue such as various public involvement programs, ways to serve in the community, Celebration of the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, September 1, 2017 10:22:00 AM Categories: City Beat Newsletter Engineering Finance Fire Human Resources Main Street Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Kenneth Lowe Honored as Employee of the Month 

Mayor John Gayle and Interim Utilities Director Henry Hicks honored Assistant Superintendent Kenneth Lowe as the August 2017 Employee of the Month at the Aug. 10 City Council meeting. Lowe received a framed certificate and a check for $200, and his ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, August 31, 2017 2:00:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Utilities

City Receives Awards for Excellent Budget Reporting 

The City of Valdosta has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the 31st consecutive year. This Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 30, 2017 3:28:00 PM Categories: Finance Press Release Public Information

VFD “Fills the Boot” to Fight Muscle Disease 

The Valdosta Fire Department will host its annual Muscular Dystrophy Association “Fill the Boot” Drive this weekend to raise money that will benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughout the Valdosta area. VFD firefighters... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, August 29, 2017 12:57:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

City Welcomes Darryl Muse as New Utilities Director 

The City of Valdosta welcomes Walter “Darryl” Muse as the new Director of Utilities, effective Sept.18, 2017. Muse brings with him to the city nearly a quarter of a century of experience in the operation and management of water and wastewater... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, August 28, 2017 2:58:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Valdosta Announces Labor Day Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4 in observance of Labor Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage ONLY on Monday, Sept. 4, which will allow sanitation workers to spend some of the holiday with their... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 23, 2017 11:18:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Valdosta City Manager Appointed Vice-Chairman of DCA Board 

City Manager Larry Hanson was appointed Vice-Chairman of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Board on Wednesday, Aug. 16. In October 2014, Hanson was appointed by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to the DCA Board At-Large seat for a... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, August 22, 2017 1:59:00 PM Categories: Administration Press Release Public Information

Golden Appointed Secretary to State Transportation Board 

New State Transportation Board executive leadership. From left: Ann R. Purcell, Vice Chairman; Jamie Boswell, Chairman; Tim Golden, Secretary. ATLANTA, GA – Today, by unanimous decision, the State Transportation Board elected its new... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, August 22, 2017 1:39:00 PM Categories: Public Information
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