Posts in Category: Fire

VFD Firefighters Give Burns the Boot 

The Valdosta Fire Department will kick off the annual “Give Burns the Boot” drive on Thursday, May 10, joining more than 100 other fire departments throughout the state of Georgia in raising money to benefit the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation. ... read more
 
Posted by Darla Dunning Monday, April 30, 2018 10:24:00 AM Categories: Administration Fire Press Release Public Information

2018 Jr. Fire Marshal Awards Presented 

2018 Jr. Fire Marshal of the Year Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Mrs. Betty Baty presented Abigail Kimbrough, a 2nd grader at Sallas Mahone Elementary School, with the 2018 Junior Fire Marshal of the Year award, on March 26th. She... read more
 
Posted by Marcus McConico Friday, April 13, 2018 4:06:00 PM Categories: Fire Public Information

Winter Storm Update from Lowndes EMA 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, January 3, 2018 3:13:00 PM Categories: Engineering Fire Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Sgt. Henry Courson Receives Valdosta Employee of the Month Award 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, December 29, 2017 11:30:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Lt. Dereck Willis Named Valdosta Employee of the Month 

From Left: Erin Willis, Lt. Dereck Willis, Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Mayor John Gayle. Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Department Chief Freddie Broome honored Lt. Dereck Willis as the November 2017 Employee of the Month at the ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:36:00 PM Categories: Fire Human Resources Press Release Public Information

Chief Franklin McMillan Named Employee of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle, Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Assistant Fire Chief Brian Boutwell honored Battalion Chief Franklin McMillan as the October 2017 Employee of the Month at the Oct. 12 City Council meeting. Chief McMillan received a ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, November 8, 2017 2:29:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

City Manager Larry Hanson Retires From Valdosta with Exceptional 42-Year Career 

Hanson has been named the Georgia Municipal Association Executive Director
Larry Hanson will retire from the City of Valdosta, effective Dec. 8 after 42 years of public service, 22 of which he served as the Valdosta City Manager. Hanson will assume his new role as the Georgia Municipal Association Executive Director,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, November 1, 2017 12:58:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Finance Fire Human Resources Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

VFD Lt. Justin Ply Named 2017 Firefighter of the Year  

IN PHOTO: Administrative Battalion Chief Ronald Skrine, Lt. Justin Ply, and Exchange Club President Brittny Hammock. Lt. Justin Ply has been hanging around fire departments since age 15, when older friends of the family mentored him into what ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, October 25, 2017 2:14:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

VPD Offers Tips for a Safe Halloween 

The Valdosta Police Department has announced that the city's annual trick-or-treating festivities will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Valdosta youth are a part of an estimated 41 million... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, October 23, 2017 1:36:00 PM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information

VFD Hosts Second Annual Firefighters Ball 

Public event raises funds and awareness for cancer and other illnesses for the Valdosta/Lowndes County community
The Valdosta Fire Department is hosting the Second Annual Firefighters Ball on Saturday, Nov.11, 2017, from 7 to 10 p.m., at the James H. Rainwater Conference Center, located at 1 Meeting Place in Valdosta. The night of food and fun will raise... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, October 19, 2017 9:26:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information
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