Valdosta Councilmember Sandra Tooley received the Certificate of Excellence from the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute during the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Annual Convention in Savannah on Sunday, June 24.
The Harold F. ... read more
Thursday, July 19, 2018 11:14:00 AM
On Thursday July 12, Mayor John Gayle helped kick off the RKDS Film Festival held in the City of Valdosta, featuring film legend Burt Reynolds. Mayor Gayle read a proclamation declaring July 12 as Burt Reynolds Day and presented him with a key... read more
Friday, July 13, 2018 2:55:00 PM
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle will announce the winners of the 10th Annual Valdosta People’s Choice Photo Contest at an Awards Reception at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, on Monday, July 16, from 5 -7 p.m.
Citizens still have until 6 ... read more
Monday, July 9, 2018 9:45:00 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
The City of Valdosta Fiscal Year 2019 Budget was approved by the Mayor and City Council at their June 21 City Council meeting. The budget was presented to the council as a balanced budget, as required by the City Charter. Most importantly it was... read more
Monday, June 25, 2018 10:17:00 AM
The City of Valdosta appointed Taylor Marzell as the new Associate City Clerk effective June 18.
As the Associate City Clerk, Marzell will help provide information pertaining to Ordinances, Resolutions, City Council Agendas and Minutes, Municipal ... read more
Monday, June 25, 2018 10:13:00 AM
Starting Wednesday, June 20, and continuing on Thursday, June 21, several City of Valdosta departments will begin testing out a new phone system.
On Wednesday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., IT staff will be onsite swapping out telephones for individuals ... read more
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 1:35:00 PM
The City of Valdosta appointed Ashlyn Becton, an experienced media professional, as the city’s new Public Information Officer effective May 21.
As the PIO, Becton will be responsible for managing, planning, organizing and directing the city's ... read more
Monday, May 21, 2018 2:42:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will observe National Public Works Week, on May 21-25, with a variety of activities that will highlight the services provided by the staff of the city’s Public Works Department.
The national observance, sponsored by the... read more
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 12:09:00 PM
The 22-member Valdosta Youth Council (VYC), initiated by Mayor John Gayle in 2015, successfully completed the 2017-2018 academic year with a variety of accomplishments. The VYC, now in its third program year, was created for youth to build... read more
Monday, May 14, 2018 11:46:00 AM