Selected local artists and artist teams will be busy painting the town for the city’s second annual Dumpster Art public art project on Saturday, Sept. 23, beginning at 9 a.m. This project—a collaboration between the City of Valdosta, Valdosta Main... read more
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 12:25:00 PM
Irma hasn't wrecked our plans!
Irma has caused a lot of wreck across Florida and Georgia but she hasn’t wrecked the plans for the USAF 70th Birthday Community Celebration, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16, at Freedom Park.
The community is invited to show their patriotism at... read more
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 3:33:00 PM
City requests the patience of citizens during the enormous task
The City of Valdosta Public Works Department has all hands on deck to pick up the enormous amount of debris that was left behind by Tropical Storm Irma on Sept. 10-11. The city is requesting the patience of citizens as it employs all resources for... read more
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 2:15:00 PM
View video of deployment
The Georgia Search and Rescue (GSAR) Task Force 2 team, managed by the Valdosta Fire Department, received orders on Sept. 12, at approximately 11 a.m., to deploy to Camden County to provide search and rescue support.
A ... read more
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 5:34:00 PM
The City of Valdosta Public Works Department will resume sanitation services on
Tuesday, Sept. 12. The Sanitation Division will collect garbage and recyclables ONLY from Monday's route first, followed by Tuesday's route, until back on normal... read more
Monday, September 11, 2017 3:56:00 PM
Please help us help you Sunday night and Monday. Let's stay off the road as much as possible late Sunday night and all day Monday until the hurricane passes over us. We will have double the amount of officers on our streets... read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017 8:45:00 PM
Lowndes County, Ga. – Lowndes County remains under a Hurricane Watch, this morning’s briefing from the National Weather Service did not indicate an improvement in forecast conditions. The current forecast from the National Weather Service indicates... read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017 2:41:00 PM
The following is a list of shelters that are currently open or will be open soon. We appreciate the hospitality of those who are serving others during this great time of need.
Crosspointe Church, 4100 N Valdosta Rd, Valdosta– FULL
Park... read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:07:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will open Mathis Auditorium, 2300 North Ashley Street, as a Good Samaritan shelter on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 4 p.m., to shelter those who live in mobile homes, RVs or less-safe housing and need a place to weather the... read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017 11:51:00 AM
Lowndes County, Georgia – Lowndes County is officially under a Hurricane Watch. The current forecast from the National Weather Service indicates extremely dangerous conditions to include:
Peak Wind Forecast: up to 80 mph sustained with gusts... read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017 2:48:00 AM