Posts From July, 2018

City of Valdosta Neighborhood Development to host ‘Back to School Block Party’ with community partners 

On Saturday, August 4, the City of Valdosta will be hosting a Back to School Community Block Party. The event is being organized by the Neighborhood Development office as well as many other local organizations that are sponsoring the... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, July 31, 2018 1:57:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

VFD wins Annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive 

On Thursday, July 26, the Valdosta Fire and Police Departments hosted the Annual Battle of the Badges — Guns vs. Hoses — Blood Drive. The friendly interdepartmental competition, which was open to the public, seeks to aid the American Red... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, July 31, 2018 8:34:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

S. Lee Street Closed for Culvert Repair 

The City of Valdosta Engineering Department will close S. Lee Street from Milton Street to Griffin Avenue on August 6– 17th for culvert repairs. The work involves replacing corrugated metal pipes with a box culvert at Duke’s Bay. The road will... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, July 30, 2018 1:46:00 PM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information Road Closure

VFD receives donation check from Cargill  

On Monday, July 30, the Valdosta Fire Department was presented with a $7,000 check from Cargill (formerly known as Southern States). The check will be used for equipment and training for the Georgia Search and Rescue Task Force 2 team that is... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, July 30, 2018 10:40:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta receives APWA award for ‘Powering up with Solar’ project 

The City of Valdosta has fully embraced technology, innovation, and is using the South Georgia sun to make smart energy decisions. At the July 26, Georgia Chapter American Public Works Association Awards Ceremony, Valdosta received the... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, July 30, 2018 8:01:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Sewer Main Repair / Road Repair at 1100 block of W Gordon St starting Thursday July 26 

The City of Valdosta Utilities Department will be closing the road at the 1100 Block of West Gordon Street on Thursday, July 26, 2018 starting at 1 p.m. The Utilities Department will be performing an emergency repair to the sewer main. Both lanes of ... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, July 26, 2018 11:53:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works Road Closure Utilities

VPD begins 2018-2019 DEFY program 

This week, the Valdosta Police Department began its 2018-2019 Drug Education For Youth (DEFY) program. DEFY consists of educating youth about team building, peer pressure, and the dangers of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. The program lasts one... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Wednesday, July 25, 2018 3:32:00 PM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

VFD partners with the University of Houston in research study to understand health and wellness of firefighters 

The Valdosta Fire Department and the University of Houston have partnered to create a survey for firefighters and EMS personnel as part of a new research initiative to better understand individuals in the fire service. Fire and EMS personnel will ... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, July 23, 2018 4:29:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

VFD & VPD to host Annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive 

The Valdosta Fire and Police Departments will host the Annual Battle of the Badges — Guns vs. Hoses — Blood Drive on Thursday, July 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Valdosta City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose Room, located at 300 N. Lee... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, July 23, 2018 10:06:00 AM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information

Commander Leslie Manahan (Valdosta Police Department) graduates from Command-College Program 

On Thursday, July 19, during the Valdosta City Council meeting, Police Chief Brian Childress and City Manager Mark Barber held a special presentation in honor of Valdosta Police Department Commander Leslie Manahan, who graduated from an advanced ... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, July 20, 2018 4:26:00 PM Categories: Administration Police Press Release Public Information
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