Posts in Category: Press Release

Arbor Day Honors City’s 31st Year as Tree City USA 

Matthew Mrizek of the Georgia Forestry Commission presents Mayor John Gayle with the Tree City USA award, marking the 31st consecutive year that the City of Valdosta has received the award for its management of trees in Valdosta’s urban forest.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, February 17, 2017 5:14:00 PM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information

9th Annual People’s Choice Photo Contest Announced 

Download printable application, or complete application online. The City of Valdosta is proud to partner again with the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts for the 9th Annual Valdosta People’s Choice Photo Contest. The local tradition... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:59:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information

If I Were Mayor Contest Kicks Off 

All Hands Up Mayor John Gayle inspired 6th-grade students at Valdosta Middle School to enter the “If I Were Mayor, I Would…” essay contest during his Feb. 15 visit. Students enthusiastically raised their hands to agree to enter the essay contest. ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:53:00 PM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information

Planted Tree Honors Moody Mission 

Residents gathered at Freedom Park on Feb. 14 to witness the planting of a Trident Maple tree to commemorate the sacrifices Moody Air Force Base personnel make for our community and country. Pictured from left to right: Colonel Thomas Kunkel, 23d... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:23:00 PM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information

Planted Tree Honors First Responders 

Community officials and first responders planted a Winged Elm tree at McKey Park on Feb. 13 in honor of the critical role that first responders play in our community. Pictured from left to right: David Bauch, EMS Administrative Chief; Amy Hall,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, February 13, 2017 3:21:00 PM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information

Thomas Hess Honored as Employee of the Month  

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Utilities Director Henry Hicks honored Central Maintenance Superintendent Thomas Hess as the February 2017 Employee of the Month at the Feb. 9 City Council meeting. Hess received a framed certificate and a check for... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, February 13, 2017 8:14:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Utilities

City’s Purchasing Agent Honored by GPAG 

Purchasing Agent Greg Brown, CPPO, CPPB, for the City of Valdosta, was recently awarded the Jimmy Cochran Distinguished Member Service Award by the Governmental Procurement Association of Georgia (GPAG) at the organization’s Fall Trends and... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, February 9, 2017 9:12:00 AM Categories: Finance Press Release Public Information

Downtown Valdosta Welcomes an Improved Farm Days 

Vendor Applications Available Now
Valdosta Main Street will kick off its seventh annual Downtown Valdosta Farm Days on April 8 and is seeking new and returning vendors who produce high quality, locally grown and hand-crafted items within our region. This year, the location of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, February 8, 2017 2:57:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information

Councilwoman Miller-Cody Receives Training Certificate 

In Photo (from left): Mara O. Shaw, Leadership Development Program Manager for the Carl Vinson Institute of Government; Vivian Miller-Cody, Valdosta City Councilwoman for District 1; and Boyd Austin, Mayor of Dallas, Ga. and President of the Georgia ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, February 8, 2017 2:04:00 PM Categories: City Council Press Release Public Information

James Dean Honored as January 2017 Employee of the Month 

IN PHOTO: Assistant City Manager Mark Barber, City Marshal James Dean and Mayor John Gayle. Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Assistant City Manager Mark Barber honored City Marshal James Dean as the January 2017 Employee of the Month at the Jan. 5... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, February 8, 2017 10:12:00 AM Categories: Community Protection Division Press Release Public Information
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