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
Citizens who seek a rewarding public service role in the community are encouraged to apply for the 10 opportunities available on the city's boards, commissions, authorities or advisory committees (BCAAC).
These volunteer positions are designed... read more
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 8:51:00 AM
Getting older doesn’t have to be scary. Fight the fright with resources in our area that increase the independence of older adults in our community.
The Southern Georgia Area Agency on Aging will present these resources at the Halloween Hotdog... read more
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 8:45:00 AM
Twenty-three local students were sworn in at the Sept. 21 Valdosta City Council meeting to serve on the 2017-2018 Valdosta Youth Council (VYC). The VYC, initiated by Mayor John Gayle in 2015, inspires and prepares 7th-9th grade local students for... read more
Friday, September 29, 2017 6:05:00 PM
When Maysha Pate’s art students at Lowndes Middle School were first presented with the idea of painting a dumpster, they didn’t quite understand how it related to their classroom activities. However, through the City of Valdosta’s Dumpster Art... read more
Friday, September 29, 2017 5:42:00 PM
Achieved by only 5 percent of 18,000 agencies nationwide
“You wouldn’t send your child to a school that wasn’t accredited, so why would anyone expect any different of law enforcement,” said Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress. “The Valdosta Police Department takes what we do seriously, and... read more
Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:38:00 AM
Decent, affordable housing is an important aspect of any community. While it fulfills a basic human need for shelter, it also contributes to the wellbeing of our citizens and plays an important role in the economic vitality of our community.
The... read more
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 3:53:00 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
The Valdosta Police Department will host three community forums to hear feedback and concerns from the community on a proposed new Curfew and Parental Responsibility Ordinance. The forums will take place at the following dates and... read more
Monday, September 25, 2017 5:37:00 PM
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