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City Announces Memorial Day Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Monday, May 29. Citizens who normally have their sanitation collected on Mondays should place... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, May 22, 2017 3:16:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works Sanitation Schedules

Civic Program Provides the 101 on Local Government 

More than 200 have completed Valdosta’s orientation to date
Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation Class of 2017 with Mayor, City Manager and PIO. Twenty local citizens graduated from the 8th annual Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation at a ceremony on May 8, joining more than 200... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, May 19, 2017 3:11:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Youth Council Completes Productive Second Year 

VYC complete 2016-2017 program year, May 11. The 15-member Valdosta Youth Council (VYC), initiated by Mayor John Gayle in 2015, successfully completed the 2016-2017 academic year with a variety of accomplishments. The VYC, now in its second... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, May 19, 2017 3:05:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Public Works Crew Honored as May Employees of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor Pro Tem Alvin Payton Jr. and Public Works Director Richard Hardy honored Crew Leader Robert Hamilton, Crew Leader Harry Bowdren and Maintenance Worker C.W. Shaw as the May 2017 Employees of the Month at the May 11 City Council... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, May 18, 2017 4:15:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

City Observes National Public Works Week, May 22-26 

Quick Fact: Last year, the Public Works Department collected 1,092 tons of recyclables materials, in addition to 29,011 tons of solid waste, 10,497 tons of yard trash, 15,751 special pickups, and 31,833 pounds of electronics from the city's two... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, May 18, 2017 2:12:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Twelve VHS Seniors Graduate from City’s GPP Program 

The City of Valdosta recognized 12 Valdosta High School (VHS) seniors who graduated from the Great Promise Partnership (GPP) program, at a ceremony on May 17, held in the Valdosta City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose Room. The students received a GPP... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, May 17, 2017 4:13:00 PM Categories: Human Resources Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series Returns, May 8-12 

The popular lunch-time concert series is back! The Main Street Office will host the Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series in Downtown Valdosta, Monday, May 8 through Friday, May 12. This event, which is free and open to the general public, features the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, May 2, 2017 4:42:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information

VFD Firefighters Give Burns the Boot 

The Valdosta Fire Department will kick off the annual “Give Burns the Boot” drive on Thursday, May 4, joining more than 100 other fire departments throughout the state of Georgia in raising money to benefit the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, May 1, 2017 9:44:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Leading Cause of Home Fires is Unattended Cooking 

The number one cause of home fires and home injuries is unattended cooking, according to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA). Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome urges all community members to pay attention while cooking in the kitchen... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, April 28, 2017 4:39:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Portion of Gornto Road Closes for Sewer Service Repairs 

On Wednesday, April 26, the City of Valdosta Utilities Department will repair a damaged sewer service located on Gornto Road, which involves the closure of Gornto Road between Jerry Jones Drive and Berkley Drive. The work is expected to begin on ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:09:00 PM
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