Recent heavy rains have provided additional breeding grounds for new mosquito populations across our city and region. Since mosquitoes need standing water in which to develop—from egg to larva to pupa and finally to hatch into a full-grown adult... read more
Thursday, June 28, 2018 9:36:00 AM
Starting Tuesday, June 26, there will be several lane shifts put in place in Valdosta. The first on will take place on Tuesday starting at 9 a.m. at the intersection of North Ashley Street and Bemiss Road. The lane shift will be on N. Ashley Street... read more
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 9:15:00 AM
During the summer months it is common to see a lot of rain in South Georgia. Many mosquito problems in your neighborhood are likely to come from water-filled containers that you, the resident, can help to eliminate. All mosquitoes require water in... read more
Friday, June 22, 2018 2:31:00 PM
The City of Valdosta Public Works Department is encouraging residents to bag their yard debris such as leaves. In the past, the Environmental Protection Division (EPD) restrictions did not allow yard debris to go into the landfill; however, now... read more
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 11:43:00 AM
The City of Valdosta will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.
The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage ONLY on Wednesday, July 4, which will allow sanitation workers to spend some of the holiday ... read more
Thursday, June 14, 2018 8:49:00 AM
On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, City of Valdosta leaders joined the Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks and Recreation Authority (VLPRA) to hold a ribbon cutting for the new playground at the Vallotton Youth Athletic Complex.
The $85,000 project was... read more
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 3:43:00 PM
The employees of the Public Works Department gathered at Mathis Auditorium on Wednesday, May 23, to be publicly recognized by city leadership and their peers for their performance and dedication year-round. The Employee Appreciation Luncheon,... read more
Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:53:00 PM
In honor of National Public Works Week, the City of Valdosta public works staff have rolled out a new campaign focused on anti-littering.
The educational campaign is called 'Love Where You Live.' Public Works staff from the City of Valdosta... read more
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:40:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will observe National Public Works Week, on May 21-25, with a variety of activities that will highlight the services provided by the staff of the city’s Public Works Department.
The national observance, sponsored by the... read more
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 12:09:00 PM
From Left: Lawrence McCoy, Gloria White, Charles Brantley, Public Works Director Richard Hardy and Mayor John Gayle.
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Public Works Director Richard Hardy honored Charles Brantley, Lawrence McCoy, and Gloria White... read more
Thursday, March 22, 2018 9:24:00 AM