LOWNDES COUNTY EMA, Jan. 3, 2018--So many thanks to all of you for helping with communications today. It appears the precipitation is over and now we wait for road conditions to improve. Public Works and Utility crews across the community have been... read more
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 3:13:00 PM
City offers tips for safe streets and water systems
To stay up to date on the local conditions follow Lowndes County Emergency Management on Facebook at
Although South Georgia doesn’t maintain freezing temperatures throughout the winter season, there are spikes of low to... read more
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 6:05:00 PM
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
Friday, December 29, 2017 11:30:00 AM
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
Thursday, December 28, 2017 8:53:00 AM
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
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 10:30:00 AM
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
Thursday, December 14, 2017 9:45:00 AM
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
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 10:59:00 AM
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
Friday, December 8, 2017 9:59:00 AM
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
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 3:36:00 PM
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
Monday, December 4, 2017 9:03:00 AM