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Painting the Town! 

Selected local artists and artist teams painted the town on Saturday, Sept. 17 for the city’s first Dumpster Art public art project. This project, a collaboration between the City of Valdosta, Valdosta Main Street and the Annette Howell Turner... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, September 19, 2016 3:28:00 PM Categories: Main Street Public Information

VFD Receives $21K Homeland Security Grant for GSAR 

IN PHOTO: Ronnie Register (far right), Georgia Search and Rescue Coordinator for the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, presented a $21,000 Homeland Security Grant check to Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome, who is accompanied by Assistant... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, September 16, 2016 8:15:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Grady Padgett Named September 2016 Employee of the Month 

In Photo: Grady Padgett (second from right) was joined by his wife Leanna and their three children Ein, Macey and Hannah, as he was named the City of Valdosta’s September 2016 Employee of the Month by Mayor John Gayle (far right) and City... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, September 15, 2016 11:30:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information

Mayor's Council for Persons with Disabilities Hosts Community Fair 

Event to raise awareness of community resources available to persons with disabilities
People with disabilities will soon have the opportunity to browse community resources that impact their quality of life, all under one roof, at an event sponsored by the Valdosta Mayor's Council for Persons with Disabilities (MCPD) on Saturday, Oct. ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, September 14, 2016 4:26:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information

Painting the Town! 

Local Dumpster Art project takes place Sept. 17 in downtown Valdosta
Selected local artists and artist teams will be busy Saturday, Sept. 17, painting the town for the city’s first Dumpster Art public art project. This project, which is a collaboration between the City of Valdosta, Valdosta Main Street and the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, September 13, 2016 2:10:00 PM Categories: Main Street Press Release Public Information

Community Gathers This Weekend to Remember and Honor 

Two events this weekend will provide gathering spots for citizens to remember and honor real heroes. Real Heroes—Celebrating our First Responders and Military On Saturday, Sept. 10, a collaboration of the City of Valdosta, Lowndes County,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, September 6, 2016 4:35:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Cleaning Up After the Storm 

City requests the patience of citizens during the enormous task
The City of Valdosta Public Works Department has all hands on deck to pick up the enormous amount of debris that was left behind by Tropical Storm Hermine on Sept. 1-2. City leadership is requesting the patience of citizens as it employs all... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, September 6, 2016 4:09:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

City Responds to TS Hermine 

Citizens’ safety the top priority; cleanup efforts expected to take weeks
The City of Valdosta is responding to the impact of Tropical Storm Hermine, even while storm conditions may continue through midday today. Persevering through hurricane-strength winds, large amounts of rainfall, power outages, and downed traffic... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, September 2, 2016 11:02:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Fire Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

VFD Hosts First Annual Firefighters Ball 

Event to raise money and awareness for local women and families
Have a ball, and make a difference doing it. The Valdosta Fire Department is hosting the First Annual Firefighters Ball on Oct. 15, 2016, to give the community a night of food and fun, but also to raise money for the work of Pink Heals Valdosta... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, September 1, 2016 9:45:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Community Prepares for Tropical Storm 

View Press Release Issued by Lowndes County The National Weather Service has predicted that Tropical Storm Hermine, that was upgraded yesterday from Tropical Depression 9, will move through Valdosta and is expected to bring thunderstorms to our... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 31, 2016 4:03:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Fire Police Public Information Public Works Utilities
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