Posts From December, 2018

Citizens Reminded of Fireworks Safety ahead of the New Year Holiday 

According to Georgia law, fireworks are allowed on New Year’s Eve from 10 a.m. until 1 a.m. The law bans people from igniting fireworks on roadways, right-of-ways, highways and within 100 yards of hospitals, nursing homes and prisons. Please respect ... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Monday, December 31, 2018 11:55:00 AM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information

Opportunities to Serve in New Year 

Valdosta-Lowndes County residents who have made serving in their community a New Year’s resolution have until Wednesday, Jan. 30 to apply for one of eight city appointments: Central Valdosta Development Authority/Downtown Development... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Monday, December 31, 2018 8:51:00 AM Categories: Board & Commissions Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Police Department Celebrates Three Department Retirees 

On Thursday, December 20, 2018, the Valdosta Police Department celebrated the careers of three police department employees who have served the Valdosta community for many years. Detective Calvin Burgess, Detective Choice Barnes, and Captain... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, December 21, 2018 3:40:00 PM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Fire Department Unveils Two New Ladder Trucks 

The Valdosta Fire Department unveiled two new fire trucks on Dec. 21 that replaced both a 1993 and 2005 ladder truck in its current fleet at Stations 1 & 2. Both trucks needed to be replaced due to mechanical issues, age, dependability, and... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, December 21, 2018 1:41:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

VFD Citizens Fire Academy Alumni sponsor a local foster child for the holidays  

On Thursday, December 20, 2018, The Valdosta Fire Department Citizen's Fire Academy Alumni Association received a six-foot stocking filled with toys from Direct Auto & Life Insurance of Valdosta. The stocking will be donated as part of the... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, December 20, 2018 4:37:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

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

Valdostans and other local citizens who want an inside look at their city government are urged to sign up for the 10th annual Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation, which takes place from April 1 - May 13, 2019. The program, an initiative... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Wednesday, December 19, 2018 1:25:00 PM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information

City of Valdosta Neighborhood Development Division announces new Community Development Block Program Funding application period 

In 2019, The City of Valdosta’s Neighborhood Development will be enforcing a new application process for the Housing Rehab Assistance Program. The program will now have application periods instead of taking rolling applications year round. The new... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Monday, December 17, 2018 3:14:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Weekend Storm Results in Sewer Overflow 

During the past two weeks, The City of Valdosta and surrounding areas have received a combined total of 15 inches of rain during several storm events. Included in that total is the 3 to 4 inches of rain that Valdosta received over the weekend.... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, December 17, 2018 2:13:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Utilities

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 Azhia Smothers Monday, December 17, 2018 11:37:00 AM Categories: City Observed Holidays Press Release Public Information Sanitation Schedules

Valdosta Fire Department partners with Georgia Division of Family and Children Services for Bicycle Giveaway 

On Friday, December 14, 2018, The Valdosta Fire Department gave the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFACS) ten bicycles that will be distributed to kids in Valdosta for Christmas. This is part of the Fire Department’s Annual ... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, December 14, 2018 2:56:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information
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