The City of Valdosta is making the holiday season special for persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs who reside at the Parkwood Developmental Center. On Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m., Mayor John Gayle, VFD Fire Chief... read more
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:13:00 PM
In Photo from left: VFD Assistant Fire Chief Brian Boutwell, Lt. Jeffrey Talley, Mayor John Gayle, and VFD Fire Chief Freddie Broome.
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Department Chief Freddie Broome honored Lt. Jeffrey Talley as... read more
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 11:31:00 AM
In photo: (from left) Firefighter Jamie Sapp, Firefighter Nicholas Bishop, Sergeant Isaac Harris, and Lt. John Herpin.
The Valdosta City Council recognized Lt. John Herpin of the Valdosta Fire Department for being selected as a recipient of... read more
Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:51:00 PM
View video of deployment
The Georgia Search and Rescue (GSAR) Task Force 2 team, managed by the Valdosta Fire Department, received orders on Sept. 12, at approximately 11 a.m., to deploy to Camden County to provide search and rescue support.
A ... read more
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 5:34:00 PM
Please help us help you Sunday night and Monday. Let's stay off the road as much as possible late Sunday night and all day Monday until the hurricane passes over us. We will have double the amount of officers on our streets... read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017 8:45:00 PM
The following is a list of shelters that are currently open or will be open soon. We appreciate the hospitality of those who are serving others during this great time of need.
Crosspointe Church, 4100 N Valdosta Rd, Valdosta– FULL
Park... read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:07:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will open Mathis Auditorium, 2300 North Ashley Street, as a Good Samaritan shelter on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 4 p.m., to shelter those who live in mobile homes, RVs or less-safe housing and need a place to weather the... read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017 11:51:00 AM
Lowndes County, Georgia – Lowndes County is officially under a Hurricane Watch. The current forecast from the National Weather Service indicates extremely dangerous conditions to include:
Peak Wind Forecast: up to 80 mph sustained with gusts... read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017 2:48:00 AM
The September-October 2017 City Beat newsletter is available for download from the City of Valdosta website. Many topics are included in this issue such as various public involvement programs, ways to serve in the community, Celebration of the... read more
Friday, September 1, 2017 10:22:00 AM
The Valdosta Fire Department will host its annual Muscular Dystrophy Association “Fill the Boot” Drive this weekend to raise money that will benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughout the Valdosta area.
VFD firefighters... read more
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 12:57:00 PM