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Mayor Gayle Reads Across Valdosta 

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, June 29, 2018 10:06:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Citizens urged to play an active role in the prevention of new mosquito populations 

Recent heavy rains have provided additional breeding grounds for new mosquito populations across our city and region. Since mosquitoes need standing water in which to develop—from egg to larva to pupa and finally to hatch into a full-grown adult... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, June 28, 2018 9:36:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works

Valdosta Fire Department offers tips on Firework Safety ahead of the July 4 Holiday 

Fireworks Safety Valdosta Fire Department July 4th is fast approaching. Captain James Clinkscales, VFD Fire Marshal, would like all Valdosta citizens to keep a few key things in mind to help everyone have a safe holiday. In a typical... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Wednesday, June 27, 2018 1:50:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Overnight Storm Results in Sewer Spill 

On June 26, The City of Valdosta and surrounding areas received approximately three inches of rain overnight during a storm event. While city infrastructure held up well against most of the storm, at approximately 3 a.m., the City of Valdosta’s... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Wednesday, June 27, 2018 8:09:00 AM

Valdosta Receives GPP Cornerstone Community Award 

The City of Valdosta neighborhood development and administrative staff along with city council members and the mayor recently accepted the Bronze Cornerstone Community Award for the city’s Great Promise Partnership Program. The award was... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, June 26, 2018 11:20:00 AM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Lane Shifts planned at several roads in Valdosta 

Starting Tuesday, June 26, there will be several lane shifts put in place in Valdosta. The first on will take place on Tuesday starting at 9 a.m. at the intersection of North Ashley Street and Bemiss Road. The lane shift will be on N. Ashley Street... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, June 26, 2018 9:15:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information Public Works Road Closure

Valdosta Fire Department welcomes ten new firefighter recruits 

On Saturday, June 23, the Valdosta Fire Department held a family and friends welcoming day for new fire recruits. The purpose of the event is for the community to come out and welcome their new firefighters and their families to the Valdosta... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, June 25, 2018 10:48:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

City Delivers a Balanced Budget 

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, June 25, 2018 10:17:00 AM Categories: Administration Finance Press Release Public Information

City appoints Associate City Clerk  

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, June 25, 2018 10:13:00 AM Categories: Administration Press Release Public Information

Summertime Mosquito Prevention and Protection 

During the summer months it is common to see a lot of rain in South Georgia. Many mosquito problems in your neighborhood are likely to come from water-filled containers that you, the resident, can help to eliminate. All mosquitoes require water in... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, June 22, 2018 2:31:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Public Works
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