Quick Fact: Last year, the Public Works Department collected 1,092 tons of recyclables materials, in addition to 29,011 tons of solid waste, 10,497 tons of yard trash, 15,751 special pickups, and 31,833 pounds of electronics from the city's two... read more
Thursday, May 18, 2017 2:12:00 PM
April 23-29, 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017 10:16:00 AM
Variety of events planned to celebrate city life
The City of Valdosta will celebrate Georgia Cities Week, April 23-29, with a variety of events throughout the week. The theme this year is “Cities in the Mix,” which spotlights Valdosta’s important role in creating community gathering spaces and... read more
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:39:00 PM
More than half a million pounds of electronics recycled since 2006
The City of Valdosta, in partnership with Keep Lowndes/Valdosta Beautiful (KLVB) and Atlanta Recycling Solutions, will host a Spring Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Mathis Auditorium parking lot, at... read more
Friday, April 7, 2017 10:48:00 AM
The City of Valdosta will be closed on Friday, April 14 in observance of Good Friday.
The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Friday, April 14. Sanitation customers who normally have their sanitation collected on Fridays... read more
Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:42:00 PM
In addition to responding to storm-related issues throughout the city, City of Valdosta department personnel were also some of the first responders on scene following the tragic tornado that hit Cook County on Jan. 22.
Valdosta Police Department ... read more
Sunday, January 22, 2017 4:21:00 PM
A large group of citizens and community leaders gathered on Dec. 15 for the ribbon cutting of the S. Troup Street Enhancement Project. The completed project runs from Griffin Avenue to Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in one of Valdosta’s oldest... read more
Thursday, December 15, 2016 3:02:00 PM
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 this year falls on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2 -- the only two holidays that... read more
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 1:00:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. However, as always, Valdosta sanitation crews will be out collecting from their regular routes.
Please note that the Sanitation Division will... read more
Friday, November 18, 2016 5:00:00 PM
IN PHOTO: City of Valdosta Light Equipment Operator Lonnie Ledbetter places the star on the 30-foot Christmas tree assembled on the front lawn of Valdosta City Hall. The public is invited to the annual Christmas Tree Lighting that will be held here... read more
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:31:00 AM