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City Hosts Fall Electronics Recycling Event, Nov. 12 

More than half a million pounds of electronics recycled since 2006
Citizens who are wondering what to do with their outdated or unwanted electronic equipment are urged to attend a community e-recycling event that will properly dispose of their unwanted electronics, while reducing unnecessary clutter in time for the ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, November 7, 2016 3:46:00 PM Categories: Administration Environmental Press Release Public Information Public Works

VFD Graduates 18 from Citizens Fire Academy 

After nine weeks behind-the-scenes with the Valdosta Fire Department (VFD), 18 citizens graduated from the VFD Citizens Fire Academy, on Oct. 25. The program, in its third year, educates citizens and the business community about the services... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, October 27, 2016 10:57:00 AM Categories: Administration Fire Press Release Public Information

VPD Officers Honored for Saving a Life 

IN PHOTO: Mayor John Gayle (middle) honors Sgt. Joel Hurley (left of mayor) and Capt. Matt O’Steen, surrounded by their family members and VPD staff, at the Oct. 6 City Council meeting. Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Police Chief Brian Childress... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:01:00 PM Categories: Human Resources Police Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Tree Commission Announces Annual Tree Sale 

The Valdosta Tree Commission announced its annual tree sale a little earlier this year to encourage citizens to plant trees in honor of the city's designation as a Tree City USA and to replant trees and shrubs lost during the recent tropical storm.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, October 14, 2016 2:40:00 PM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information

Mayor’s Council Recognizes Those who Improve Quality of Life for Persons with Disabilities 

Valdosta MCPD Award Recipients (from left): VFD Fire Chief Freddie Broome, VFD Firefighter Darren Williams, Mayor John Gayle, Public Works Director Richard Hardy, Public Works Superintendent DeMarcus Marshall and Public Works Coordinator Tonja... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, October 13, 2016 2:56:00 PM Categories: Administration Fire Press Release Public Information Public Works

Valdosta Neighborhood Development Hosts City-Wide Bulk Trash Amnesty Day 

Oct. 22 set for city-wide cleanup
The City of Valdosta Neighborhood Development Division will host a City-Wide Bulk Trash Amnesty Day at specific locations only, in conjunction with the nationally-recognized Make-A-Difference Day, on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, October 12, 2016 1:19:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information Public Works

Valdosta Trick-or-Treating Festivities Scheduled for Oct. 31 

The Valdosta Police Department has announced that the city’s annual trick-or-treating festivities will take place on Monday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Valdosta youth are a part of an estimated 41 million... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, October 10, 2016 3:08:00 PM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Partners with UGA for Workforce Housing and Transportation Survey 

The City of Valdosta has partnered with the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Housing and Demographic Research Center to conduct a survey that will explore housing, neighborhood and transportation preferences among people working in Valdosta. Made... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, September 30, 2016 8:07:00 AM Categories: Administration Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

VFD Emphasizes the Importance of Working Smoke Detectors During Fire Prevention Month 

October is National Fire Prevention Month, and the Valdosta Fire Department has once again planned a variety of educational activities for residents of all ages. One of the simplest ways for families to protect their loved ones from fire is to... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, September 29, 2016 12:22:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

City Announces 12 Opportunities to Serve the Community 

Citizens who seek a rewarding public service role in the community are encouraged to apply for the 12 opportunities available on the city's boards, commissions, authorities or advisory committees (BCAAC). These volunteer positions are designed to ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, September 29, 2016 12:02:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information
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