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City Announces July 4 Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage ONLY on Tuesday, July 4, which will allow sanitation workers to spend some of the holiday with... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, June 28, 2017 12:26:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Lt. Ply Honored as June Employee of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Department Administrative Chief Johnny Henry honored Training Division Lt. Justin Ply as the June 2017 Employee of the Month at the June 22 City Council meeting. Lt. Ply received a framed certificate and... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, June 22, 2017 7:39:00 PM Categories: Fire Human Resources Press Release Public Information

City Delivers a Balanced Budget 

The City of Valdosta Fiscal Year 2018 Budget was approved by the Mayor and City Council at their June 22 City Council meeting. The budget was presented to the council as a balanced budget, as required by the City Charter, importantly with no... read more
 

VLPRA Hosts Community Firework Spectacular 

VLPRA, June 22, 2017— The Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority (VLPRA) is hosting South Georgia’s largest fireworks show on Independence Day. The annual Fireworks Spectacular will be held on Tuesday, July 4 at nightfall... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, June 22, 2017 2:47:00 PM Categories: Public Information

Labor of Love Continues at 11th Annual Southern Hospitality Workcamp  

Youth built this handicap ramp on a Valdosta home during the 2016 workcamp event. The City of Valdosta will welcome approximately 136 youth and adult volunteers from Group Cares non-profit ministry partner of Group Publishing. These... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, June 21, 2017 8:50:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

City Seeks Seven to Serve on Local Boards  

The City of Valdosta has seven vacancies on two local boards for which they are seeking community-minded people to apply. In accordance with its Appointment Policy and to make the public aware of these volunteer opportunities to serve their... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, June 20, 2017 4:49:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Road Closure on N. Lee for Sewer Main Repair 

Beginning Wednesday, June 21, N. Lee Street will be closed between E. Jane Street and E. Brookwood Drive for the replacement of a sewer main in that area. The small section of road is expected to be closed to traffic for an estimated 2-3 weeks... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, June 20, 2017 3:30:00 PM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information Utilities

Registration Opens for 2017 Citizens Fire Academy 

The Valdosta Fire Department (VFD) will host its fourth annual Citizens Fire Academy designed to educate the residential and business communities about the services provided by the VFD, to increase fire and life safety awareness and to establish... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, June 15, 2017 11:58:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

MCPD Hosts 2017 South Georgia Resource Expo  

Event to raise awareness of community resources for people with disabilities
People with disabilities, as well as those who care for people with disabilities, will soon have the opportunity to browse local resources at a free event sponsored by the Valdosta Mayor's Council for Persons with Disabilities (MCPD). The 2017 South ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, June 8, 2017 1:57:00 PM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information

Judge Lifts SDS Sanctions—Rules in Favor of Cities 

Local governments’ qualified status for grants, loans and permits reinstated
On Friday, Senior Superior Court Judge Gary C. McCorvey signed an order holding the sanctions imposed on all local governments of Lowndes County in abeyance pending further order of the court. The order, therefore, reinstated the local governments’... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, June 6, 2017 4:24:00 PM Categories: Press Release
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