On Thursday July 12, Mayor John Gayle helped kick off the RKDS Film Festival held in the City of Valdosta, featuring film legend Burt Reynolds. Mayor Gayle read a proclamation declaring July 12 as Burt Reynolds Day and presented him with a key... read more
Friday, July 13, 2018 2:55:00 PM
The City of Valdosta Utilities Department will be closing the 1500 Block of N Oak Street from Baytree Road (at Valdosta State University) to West College Street on Thursday, July 12. The Utilities Department will be performing a repair to the sewer... read more
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 4:17:00 PM
On Monday, July 9, The Valdosta Police Department welcomed twenty-six youth from Valdosta and Lowndes County ages 11-13 to the first annual Youth Citizens Police Academy.
Throughout the week all of the participants will get to meet officers, have ... read more
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 4:02:00 PM
On Monday, July 9, firefighters from all across Southwest Georgia participated in training to become members of the Georgia Search and Rescue (GSAR) Task Force 2 team. The training was held at the Valdosta Fire Training Facility. The group was... read more
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 9:24:00 AM
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle will announce the winners of the 10th Annual Valdosta People’s Choice Photo Contest at an Awards Reception at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, on Monday, July 16, from 5 -7 p.m.
Citizens still have until 6 ... read more
Monday, July 9, 2018 9:45:00 AM
The Valdosta Fire Department has announced the temporary closing of Fire Station 3 located at 1611 Ulmer Drive, due to renovations. Engine 3 which is normally housed at Station 3 will be relocated to Station 1 located at 106. S Oak Street.
The... read more
Friday, July 6, 2018 4:30:00 PM
On July 5, Valdosta High School juniors and seniors embarked on a career training experience of a lifetime with the City of Valdosta as part of the Great Promise Partnership Program (GPP). The five new students joined two GPP student interns... read more
Friday, July 6, 2018 12:14:00 PM
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Department Chief Freddie Broome honored Sergeant Ken Taylor as the July 2018 Employee of the Month at the July 5 City Council meeting. Sgt. Taylor received a framed certificate, a check for $200, and... read more
Friday, July 6, 2018 9:07:00 AM
Valdosta Fire Grilling Safety
“Chilling While You’re Grilling”
It’s that time of the year when the Valdosta Fire Department urges the citizens of Valdosta to be safe around the grill. According to Fire Chief Freddie Broome, July is the... read more
Monday, July 2, 2018 2:00:00 PM
UPDATE: As of 2 p.m. all phone lines should be operating as normal. Please let us know if you have any issues.
We are currently experiencing an issue with our phone services. We apologize for the impact ... read more
Monday, July 2, 2018 11:35:00 AM