Posts in Category: Public Information

Valdosta awarded grant from GDOT for ‘Welcome to Georgia’ beautification project  

The City of Valdosta was recently awarded a $61,422.00 grant to go towards funding the proposed ‘Welcome to Georgia’ project on I-75. “The funds are part of an initiative from the GDOT Board to beautify and maintain our entrance and exit points... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, August 20, 2018 5:01:00 PM Categories: Administration Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Fire Chief Appointed as Georgia State Director to Represent Georgia with the Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs 

Valdosta’s Fire Chief Freddie Broome was recently appointed to the position of Georgia State Director to represent Georgia with the Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs. The Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs is a division of the... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, August 16, 2018 9:41:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

VFD stresses importance of smoke alarms after house fire 

On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, the Valdosta Fire Department responded to a house fire at 401 N. Forrest Street. The call came in at 10:34 p.m. and the first fire unit arrived at 10:36 p.m. They reported heavy flames visible from the carport area.... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Wednesday, August 15, 2018 4:15:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Main Street appoints Rachel Thrasher as new Main Street Program Coordinator 

The city of Valdosta has a new Main Street Program Coordinator, Valdosta native, Rachel Thrasher. Thrasher isn’t new to the downtown scene. During her college years at Valdosta State University, she worked at the original City Market when it... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Wednesday, August 15, 2018 9:25:00 AM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information

Overnight rain event prompts debris blockage at Mud Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant 

At approximately 10:45 p.m. on August 13, 2018, the City of Valdosta’s Mud Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant had a clarifier malfunction due to a storm event that dumped approximately 1.5 inches of rain within hours. The clarifier, which is one of... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Wednesday, August 15, 2018 8:04:00 AM Categories: Environmental Press Release Public Information

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting awarded to City of Valdosta 

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Valdosta by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report. This marks the... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, August 14, 2018 8:54:00 AM Categories: Finance Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Fire Department responds to house fire on South Lee Street 

On Saturday, August 12, 2018, at 11:23 PM, the Valdosta Fire Department was dispatched to a reported house fire at 812 South Lee Street. Engine 3 arrived on the scene within 4 minutes and reported heavy smoke and flames visible from the roof... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, August 14, 2018 8:45:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Utility Crews to Locate Valves to Repair Fire Hydrant 

Roadwork: Utility crews will be conducting valve exercise to locate the valves required to repair the fire hydrant at Stillwater Drive and N. Forrest Street. It is scheduled to take place between 10:00 p.m. August 15th and 4:00 a.m. August 16th.... read more
 
Posted by Marcus McConico Monday, August 13, 2018 1:21:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Utilities

Aug. 16 Property Tax Public Hearings Set (Correction) 

Concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings scheduled for Aug. 16, at 12:00 p.m. and Aug. 21, 6:00 p.m. A third and final public hearing on this tax increase and setting of the 2018 millage rate will be held at Valdosta City Hall on August ... read more
 
Posted by Marcus McConico Friday, August 10, 2018 5:07:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Finance Public Information

Downtown Valdosta Songwriter Showcase 

The beautiful Dosta Playhouse in downtown Valdosta is hosting the Valdosta Songwriter Showcase featuring hit songwriters Greg Barnhill, Johnny Bulford and Valdosta local Joe Smothers. “We’ve invited some really great songwriters from Nashville,... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, August 10, 2018 1:54:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information
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