Annexation is not part of SDS
In reply to a few comments the City of Valdosta has received regarding the Service Delivery Strategy (SDS), the city seeks to clarify the topic of annexation.
Annexation of property is a legal process outlined in state law and is separate from... read more
Thursday, December 1, 2016 4:43:00 PM
Twelve Valdosta firefighters will graduate from Recruit School on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. A ceremony for the graduates, their family members and guests will begin at 2 p.m. at the Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority facility,... read more
Thursday, December 1, 2016 9:26:00 AM
The Valdosta Fire Department unveiled four new fire trucks on Nov. 30 that replaced four 18-year-old pumper trucks in its current fleet at stations 2,3,4 and 6. The new trucks are front line pumpers that are custom-built with the latest and most... read more
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 5:06:00 PM
Municipalities adopt SDS extension to remain in compliance with state while negotiations continue
On November 1, 2016, the Department of Community Affairs for the State of Georgia notified all local governments in Lowndes County that they were no longer eligible to receive state funding or permits. This is because the Service Delivery Strategy... read more
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 3:53:00 PM
IN PHOTO: Mike Beatty (center), President and CEO of Great Promise Partnership, presented the first-ever Cornerstone Community designation to Valdosta during a public event on Nov. 28. Accepting the award are GPP partners (from left) Human Resources ... read more
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 5:09:00 PM
The November-December 2016 City Beat Newsletter is available with information about local holiday activities and safety tips.
To stay informed on what is going on in the city, sign up for weekly E-news Blasts or contact Public Information... read more
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 5:33:00 PM
On Nov. 17, the 24th session of the Valdosta Police Department’s Citizen’s Police Academy graduated after completing the 10 we10-weekram. The graduates learned a variety of topics in an effort to give them a more in-depth understanding of what... read more
Monday, November 21, 2016 4:53:00 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
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome honored Lt. Charles Phillips as the November 2016 Employee of the Month at the Nov. 10 City Council meeting. Lt. Phillips received a framed certificate and a check for $200, and his... read more
Friday, November 18, 2016 4:23:00 PM
The Valdosta Main Street office has released its 24th edition in the series of the Downtown Valdosta Christmas ornaments. These local collectibles feature historic downtown landmarks and make wonderful holiday gifts.
The 2016 ornament is red and... read more
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:43:00 AM