Posts in Category: Press Release

“Make & Take” Rain Barrel Lunch and Learn informs citizens on ways to conserve water 

On Friday July 13, The City of Valdosta Stormwater Division held a “Make & Take” Rain Barrel Lunch and Learn to inform citizens about the use of Rain Barrels as a simple and inexpensive way to conserve water and reduce runoff. City staff... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, July 16, 2018 8:20:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information

Mayor Gayle proclaims July 12 'Burt Reynolds Day' 

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, July 13, 2018 2:55:00 PM Categories: Administration Press Release Public Information

Sewer Main Repair / Road Repair at 1522 N Oak St starting Thursday July 12 

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, July 10, 2018 4:17:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Road Closure Utilities

VPD hosts first Youth Citizens Police Academy  

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, July 10, 2018 4:02:00 PM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

South GA firefighters participate in GSAR training at Valdosta Fire Training Facility 

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, July 10, 2018 9:24:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Local Citizens to be honored at July 16 Photo Contest Reception 

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, July 9, 2018 9:45:00 AM Categories: Administration Press Release Public Information

VFD announces temporary closure of Station 3 for renovations 

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, July 6, 2018 4:30:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

City begins third year of Great Promise Partnership program for local youth 

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, July 6, 2018 12:14:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

VFD Sergeant Ken Taylor honored as the July Employee of the Month 

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, July 6, 2018 9:07:00 AM Categories: City Council Fire Human Resources Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Fire offers Grilling Safety tips ahead of the July 4 Holiday 

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, July 2, 2018 2:00:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information
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