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Valdosta Main Street Director Appointed to GDA Board 

Valdosta Main Street Director Ellen Hill was recently appointed to the Georgia Downtown Association Board of Directors to serve a two-year term from 2017-2019. The Georgia Downtown Association is the state’s leading advocate for the economic... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, August 18, 2017 2:30:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Fire Chief Demonstrates Excellence in Fire Services 

Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome has been awarded the professional designation of Chief Fire Officer (CFO) by the Commission on Professional Credentialing, an entity of the Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc. Chief Broome is one of only... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, August 18, 2017 12:41:00 PM Categories: Administration Fire Press Release Public Information

Street Dedication Honors Former City Councilman James R. Wright 

On Saturday, Aug. 26, Deeb Street in Valdosta will officially be renamed “James R. Wright Drive” in honor of the former Valdosta City Councilman. Community members are invited to the street dedication that takes place at 10 a.m. on the corner of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, August 18, 2017 12:30:00 PM Categories: City Council Engineering Press Release Public Information

CVDA Hosts Strategic Planning Retreat 

The Central Valdosta Development Authority (CVDA) will host a Downtown Strategic Planning Retreat on Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Valdosta City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose Room. The planning retreat will allow board members to focus on... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 16, 2017 4:08:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Youth Council Seeks Applicants for Local Youth Representation  

Local youth who want to experience working with the local government and have an impact on their peers and other community members are encouraged to apply for a seat on the Valdosta Youth Council. Now in its third year, the VYC continues to inspire... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 16, 2017 3:09:00 PM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information

VPD Hosts Community Forum, Aug. 29 

The Valdosta Police Department will host its second Community Forum of 2017 on Tuesday, Aug. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Christ Gospel Missionary Baptist Church, at 1402 East Hill Avenue, in Valdosta. All community members and leaders in South... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, August 7, 2017 9:14:00 AM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

Michael Turner Honored as City Employee of the Month 

From left: Mayor John Gayle, Principal Accountant Michael Turner, wife Kacey Turner and daughter Annistyn, and Finance Director Chuck Dinkins. Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Finance Director Chuck Dinkins honored Michael Turner as the July... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, August 4, 2017 1:54:00 PM Categories: Finance Human Resources Press Release Public Information

Transforming Trash into (Art) Treasure 

Artists sought for Second Annual Dumpster Art Project
Download 2017 Dumpster Art Application Turning trash dumpsters into public art is more than just “putting lipstick on a pig.” The innovative community activity transforms necessary but unsightly garbage containers into works of arts,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 27, 2017 4:14:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information Public Works

Valdosta Receives 2017 APWA Project of the Year Award 

City recognized for construction of wastewater system projects
From left: APWA-GA Chapter President Terrence Simpkins, Mayor John Gayle, Utilities Director Henry Hicks, City Manager Larry Hanson, and APWA President Elect Bo Mills. The City of Valdosta received the 2017 Project of the Year Award from the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 27, 2017 8:04:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

GDOT Announces I-75 Resurfacing near Valdosta 

No road work weekdays between 7 a.m-7 pm
VALDOSTA – A major Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) project to resurface 14 miles of Interstate 75 in Lowndes County is scheduled to begin Tuesday. The section of interstate from south of the Cook County line to south of Exit... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, July 26, 2017 8:46:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information
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