Posts From December, 2017

Sgt. Henry Courson Receives Valdosta Employee of the Month Award 

Sgt. Henry Courson (center) is joined by Battalion Chief Frank McMillan, Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Mayor John Gayle (on left) and family members (on right). Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Department Chief Freddie Broome... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, December 29, 2017 11:30:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Jobs and workforce increase in metro Valdosta   

ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that metro Valdosta’s jobs, employment, and labor force numbers grew in November, as unemployment insurance claims declined. “This is a great jobs report,” Butler said. “For the year, all... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, December 28, 2017 8:53:00 AM Categories: Public Information

Bring One for the Chipper 

Residents who are looking for an environmentally-friendly way to dispose of their used Christmas trees may take them to the “Bring one for the Chipper” Christmas tree recycling event, sponsored by the City of Valdosta and Keep Lowndes-Valdosta... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, December 26, 2017 10:30:00 AM Categories: Environmental Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Announces Holiday Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed for the Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays. No sanitation services will be offered for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday, which falls on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 respectively and are the only two holidays... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, December 14, 2017 9:45:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works Sanitation Schedules

2018 Bird Supper Tickets on Sale  

Tickets are on sale for the 2018 Lowndes County Bird Supper, scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at the historic Georgia Railroad Depot, in Atlanta, beginning at 5 p.m. The traditional event, sponsored by the Lowndes County Board of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, December 12, 2017 10:59:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta 101 Provides Behind-the-Scenes View of Local Government 

Valdosta 101 class members tour the city's Wastewater Treatment Plant as part of program activities. Valdostans and other local citizens who want an inside look at their city government are urged to sign up for the 9th annual Valdosta... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, December 8, 2017 9:59:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, VALDOSTA! 

Did you know that in the year 1860, the city of Troupeville was moved four miles closer to newly constructed railroad tracks and renamed Valdosta? Did you know that with a population of 166 people, Valdosta thrived as the county government seat of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, December 7, 2017 9:20:00 AM

City Honored for Commitment to Environment 

The City of Valdosta is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Community Grand Award, which was presented by the Georgia Urban Forest Council (GUFC) on Nov. 8 in recognition of the city’s commitment to the overall health of the community and... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, December 6, 2017 3:36:00 PM Categories: Engineering Environmental Press Release Public Information

Buying, Caring and Reusing Christmas Trees 

It’s December and many will be on the lookout for the perfect tree! They come in so many shapes, sizes, and types, so keep in mind what’s the best option for you, how to care for it, as well as what to do with it afterward. Artificial trees are... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, December 4, 2017 9:03:00 AM Categories: Environmental Press Release Public Information Public Works

Downtown Valdosta Unveils 25th Edition Christmas Ornament 

The Valdosta Main Street office has released its 25th edition in the series of the Downtown Valdosta Christmas ornaments. These local collectibles celebrate historic downtown landmarks and make wonderful holiday gifts. The gold ornament was... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, December 1, 2017 12:40:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information