Valdosta Mayor John Gayle recognized the winners in the 2019 “If I Were Mayor” 6th-Grade Essay Contest at the May 9, City Council meeting. The contest, sponsored by the Georgia Municipal Association and the City of Valdosta, encourages local 6th... read more
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 8:55:00 AM
The 15-member Valdosta Youth Council (VYC), initiated by Mayor John Gayle in 2015, successfully completed the 2018-2019 academic year with a variety of accomplishments. The VYC, now in its fourth program year, was created for youth to build... read more
Monday, May 13, 2019 12:08:00 PM
Mayor John Gayle and the Valdosta City Council held their annual Strategic Initiatives Summit (SIS) on March 15th and 16th at the Woman’s Building in Valdosta. The retreat was moderated by Gordon Maner of the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson... read more
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:13:00 PM
Valdosta is one of nine 2019 Live, Work, Play cities named by the Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend magazine.
The city of Valdosta is one of nine recipients of the 2019 Live, Work, Play Award given by the Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend. The city and its eight counterparts were recognized Sunday at the GMA's annual Mayor's Day... read more
Friday, February 1, 2019 6:00:00 PM
On Saturday, January 19, more than 65 volunteers participated in a community clean-up at 215 Chester Street. Volunteers from Prince Hall Masonic Lodge 19, NAACP, Azalea City Women's Club, Crossing Jordan Church, Valdosta Public Works, Valdosta State ... read more
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 12:35:00 PM
Valdostans and other local citizens who want an inside look at their city government are urged to sign up for the 10th annual Valdosta Government 101 Citizens Orientation, which takes place from April 1 - May 13, 2019. The program, an initiative... read more
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 1:25:00 PM
On Thursday, December 06, 2018, Valdosta City Councilmember Andy Gibbs was honored as the State Volunteer of the Year by the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association. Gibbs was recognized for his dedication in bringing a Miracle League and Miracle... read more
Friday, December 7, 2018 2:32:00 PM
The City of Valdosta, Lowndes County Board of Commissioners, Valdosta-Lowndes Development Authority, and The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce are teaming up, calling on Valdosta to paint the town red and black in support of Valdosta State... read more
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 9:05:00 AM
Holiday events include Christmas Tree Lighting and Community Parade
Brandon Corbitt, City of Valdosta Engineering Dept.
The public is invited as Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta First Lady Peggy Gayle officially kick off the holiday season in Valdosta at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, on Friday, Nov. 30, at ... read more
Thursday, November 15, 2018 11:31:00 AM
City and Lowndes County governments enacted emergency ordinances Tuesday due to the pending threat of Hurricane Michael.
The declaration states Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency activates both the emergency operations plan and... read more
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 2:11:00 PM