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
On September 26, 2018, Valdosta Mayor John Gayle was awarded the ‘Outstanding Elected Official Leadership’ from the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) at the annual conference in San Antonio, Texas.
The award from ... read more
Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:56:00 AM
On September 20, 2018, seventeen students were sworn in at the Valdosta City Council meeting to serve on the 2018-19 Valdosta Youth Council (VYC).
The VYC, initiated by Mayor John Gayle in 2015, inspires and prepares seventh- through... read more
Monday, September 24, 2018 2:26:00 PM
The meeting, sponsored by the Georgia Film Office, will be held at Valdosta State University, on October 11.
ATLANTA, September 10, 2018 - As Georgia’s booming film industry continues to break records; Georgia Production Partnership announces the South Georgia Regional Meeting, to showcase the opportunity the film industry brings to all of Georgia. The ... read more
Thursday, September 20, 2018 8:24:00 AM
On September 6, 2018 Georgia Senator Ellis Black was honored at the Valdosta City Council meeting for selected by the Georgia Municipal Association as a “Champion of Georgia’s Cities” for the 2017-2018 term of the Georgia General Assembly. This... read more
Monday, September 10, 2018 2:10:00 PM
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle honored Edward Riley Black as the September 2018 Employee of the Month at the September 6, City Council meeting. Black received a framed certificate, a check for $200, and his name appears on a plaque displayed in City... read more
Friday, September 7, 2018 8:54:00 AM
Concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings scheduled for Aug. 16, at 12:00 p.m. and Aug. 21, 6:00 p.m. A third and final public hearing on this tax increase and setting of the 2018 millage rate will be held at Valdosta City Hall on August ... read more
Friday, August 10, 2018 5:07:00 PM
On Monday, August 6, Councilwoman Vivian Miller-Cody partnered with two local barbers to offer free haircuts to more than twenty kids at the Robert Jenkins Community Center.
“I just wanted to give back to the kids because you never know who... read more
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 8:18:00 AM
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
Friday, July 6, 2018 9:07:00 AM
School is out for the summer but the efforts to encourage young students to read is year round. This summer, Valdosta Mayor John Gayle is reading to children in the Valdosta and Lowndes County communities at local child-care centers and family... read more
Friday, June 29, 2018 10:06:00 AM