On Monday, Jan. 29, at 5:30 p.m., in the Valdosta City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose Room, the fifth neighborhood Think Tank will meet regarding the revitalization plan for Ora Lee West and the surrounding neighborhoods of Brookwood and Tom Town. This... read more
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 10:39:00 AM
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Utilities Director Darryl Muse honored Backflow Prevention Program Coordinator Ronnie Lancaster as the January 2018 Employee of the Month at the Jan. 11 City Council meeting. Lancaster received a framed certificate, a... read more
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 9:57:00 AM
The City of Valdosta advises its residents and businesses to turn off their automatic sprinkler systems today in expectation of the near freezing temperatures expected overnight and early tomorrow morning.
When temperatures fall below the... read more
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 3:08:00 PM
The Valdosta Police Department is hosting the first Community Forum of 2018 on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Trinity Presbyterian Church located, at 3501 Bemiss Road in Valdosta. All community members and leaders in South Georgia are... read more
Thursday, January 11, 2018 6:35:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
The Sanitation Division will collect GARBAGE ONLY on Monday, Jan. 15. However, citizens who normally have their sanitation collected on... read more
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 9:36:00 AM
Valdosta-Lowndes County residents who have made serving their community a New Year’s resolution have until Wednesday, Jan. 31 to apply for one of six city appointments.
The Valdosta City Council will vote on the new appointments at their Feb. 8... read more
Friday, January 5, 2018 3:08:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will observe Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.) on Tuesday, Jan. 9, at 10 a.m., at the Valdosta Police Department to recognize the 149 sworn personnel, 26 non-sworn support personnel and 14 part-time employees and their ... read more
Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:04:00 PM
LOWNDES COUNTY EMA, Jan. 3, 2018--So many thanks to all of you for helping with communications today. It appears the precipitation is over and now we wait for road conditions to improve. Public Works and Utility crews across the community have been... read more
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 3:13:00 PM
City offers tips for safe streets and water systems
To stay up to date on the local conditions follow Lowndes County Emergency Management on Facebook at
Although South Georgia doesn’t maintain freezing temperatures throughout the winter season, there are spikes of low to... read more
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 6:05:00 PM
Sgt. Henry Courson (center) is joined by Battalion Chief Frank McMillan, Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Mayor John Gayle (on left) and family members (on right).
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Department Chief Freddie Broome... read more
Friday, December 29, 2017 11:30:00 AM