Posts From November, 2015

VPD Graduates 10 from Citizens Police Academy 

Congratulations to the 10 Valdosta citizens who, after eight weeks of behind-the-scenes training with the Valdosta Police Department (VPD), graduated from the 22nd Citizens Police Academy on Nov. 12. Chief of Police Brian Childress presented each... read more
Posted by Admin Monday, November 16, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Police

VFD Promotes Two of Its Own 

The Valdosta Fire Department hosted a special promotion ceremony for two of its employees on Nov. 16 at the City Hall Annex. The event recognized the promotions of Johnny Henry to Battalion Chief and Brian Boutwell to Assistant Fire Chief in the ... read more
Posted by Admin Monday, November 16, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Fire

Det. Keene named Employee of the Month  

In Photo (from left): Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress, Sergeant Scottie Johns, Detective Kari Keene, Mayor John Gayle, Detective Derrick Keene and Commander Leslie Manahan. Det. Kari Keene was honored as the City of Valdosta’s November 2015... read more
Posted by Admin Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Police

City Hosts Fall Electronics Recycling Event, Nov. 14 

Over half a million pounds of electronics recycled since 2006
Fall Electronics Recycling Event FlierCitizens who are wondering what to do with their outdated or unwanted electronic equipment are urged to attend a community e-recycling event that will properly dispose of their unwanted electronics, while... read more
Posted by Admin Wednesday, November 11, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Public Works

Valdosta Youth to Explore Firefighting Career  

The Valdosta Fire Department is accepting applications for its new Fire & Emergency Services Career Exploring program, which teaches and provides firsthand experience for young people ages 14 to 20 about careers in the field of fire and... read more
Posted by Admin Monday, November 9, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Fire

City Pays It Forward to Honor Veterans 

Volunteers needed to help plant trees in preparation for Veterans Day
The City of Valdosta seeks volunteers to help plant seven trees in the local area that honor veterans, a project made possible by a $2,725 Georgia ReLeaf Grant the city recently received for this purpose. The event, titled Project Pay It Forward,... read more
Posted by Admin Tuesday, November 3, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Engineering