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Valdosta Police Department sees a decrease in crime rates in 2018 

Statistics show that Valdosta’s overall crime rate has declined significantly as compared to previous years. According to the Valdosta Police Department, crime is down 14% for part one crimes, which includes violent and property crimes. Property... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:30:00 PM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

Concrete Repair at 1021 West Gordon Street 

On Wednesday, January 16, the City of Valdosta will be repairing the road and applying concrete to the cut in the road located at 1021 West Gordon Street. Work is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. Work will require West Gordon Street to be closed... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Monday, January 14, 2019 12:05:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Road Closure Utilities

Valdosta Fire Department January 2019 Newsletter 

The January 2019 Valdosta Fire Department newsletter is available for download from the City of Valdosta website. This issue includes information about carbon monoxide. read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Monday, January 14, 2019 10:43:00 AM Categories: Fire

Valdosta Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Graduates from the Executive Fire Officer Program 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome honored Assistant Chief Brian Boutwell at the January 10, City Council meeting. On December 12, 2018, Boutwell completed the U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy’s (NFA)... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, January 11, 2019 1:35:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information

Tom Pierce named January 2019 Employee of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle honored Tom Pierce as the January 2019 Employee of the Month at the January 10, City Council meeting. Pierce received a framed certificate, a check for $200, and his name will appear on a plaque displayed in City... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, January 11, 2019 1:06:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information

Road closure at 1021 W Gordon St during Emergency Sewer Repair 

The City of Valdosta will be making an emergency sewer repair at 1021 West Gordon St on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. This work will require the West Gordon St to be closed between closed on Hightower St & Melody Ln. Work is scheduled... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, January 10, 2019 5:56:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information

Georgia Search and Rescue Task Force 2 Holds Structural Collapse Training 

On Monday, January 7, Georgia Search and Rescue (GSAR) Task Force 2 began a week-long training that will serve as the last training for the new Georgia Search and Rescue recruit class. Thirty-eight members have completed more than 300 hours of... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, January 10, 2019 11:36:00 AM Categories: E-News Press Release Public Information

City of Valdosta Coordinates 2019 Georgia Homeless Count Locally 

The City of Valdosta Neighborhood Development Division is coordinating the 2019 Georgia Point In Time (PIT) Homeless Count for Valdosta & Lowndes County, part of a statewide effort through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Wednesday, January 9, 2019 1:41:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Press Release Public Information

Water Main Excavation at 908 East Hill Avenue 

On Thursday, January 10, at 9:00 a.m., the City of Valdosta will be excavating the water main located at 908 East Hill Avenue. Work is scheduled to be completed the same day, weather permitting. This work will require the right lane to be closed... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Wednesday, January 9, 2019 1:37:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Road Closure Utilities

Valdosta Police welcome five new officers to the Department 

On Friday, January 4, 2019, five new officers were sworn in at the Valdosta Police Department. Thomas Goodin, Michael Rice, William Smith, George Tatum, and John Wicker are the newest members of Valdosta's police force. Judge Jim Tunison led... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, January 4, 2019 2:44:00 PM
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