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City Observes Law Enforcement Appreciation Day 

The City of Valdosta will observe Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.) on Tuesday, Jan. 9, at 10 a.m., at the Valdosta Police Department to recognize the 149 sworn personnel, 26 non-sworn support personnel and 14 part-time employees and their ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:04:00 PM Categories: Police Press Release 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

Residents Urged to Prepare for Drop in Temperatures 

City offers tips for safe streets and water systems
To stay up to date on the local conditions follow Lowndes County Emergency Management on Facebook at EMA Lowndes Although South Georgia doesn’t maintain freezing temperatures throughout the winter season, there are spikes of low to... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, January 2, 2018 6:05:00 PM Categories: Engineering 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

Jobs and workforce increase in metro Valdosta   

ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that metro Valdosta’s jobs, employment, and labor force numbers grew in November, as unemployment insurance claims declined. “This is a great jobs report,” Butler said. “For the year, all... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, December 28, 2017 8:53:00 AM Categories: Public Information

Bring One for the Chipper 

Residents who are looking for an environmentally-friendly way to dispose of their used Christmas trees may take them to the “Bring one for the Chipper” Christmas tree recycling event, sponsored by the City of Valdosta and Keep Lowndes-Valdosta... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, December 26, 2017 10:30:00 AM Categories: Environmental Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Announces Holiday Sanitation Schedule 

The City of Valdosta will be closed for the Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays. No sanitation services will be offered for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday, which falls on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 respectively and are the only two holidays... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, December 14, 2017 9:45:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works Sanitation Schedules

2018 Bird Supper Tickets on Sale  

Tickets are on sale for the 2018 Lowndes County Bird Supper, scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at the historic Georgia Railroad Depot, in Atlanta, beginning at 5 p.m. The traditional event, sponsored by the Lowndes County Board of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, December 12, 2017 10:59:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta 101 Provides Behind-the-Scenes View of Local Government 

Valdosta 101 class members tour the city's Wastewater Treatment Plant as part of program activities. Valdostans and other local citizens who want an inside look at their city government are urged to sign up for the 9th annual Valdosta... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, December 8, 2017 9:59:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, VALDOSTA! 

Did you know that in the year 1860, the city of Troupeville was moved four miles closer to newly constructed railroad tracks and renamed Valdosta? Did you know that with a population of 166 people, Valdosta thrived as the county government seat of... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, December 7, 2017 9:20:00 AM
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