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Sewer Main Repairs at 500 block of North Lee Street 

The City of Valdosta Utilities Department will be performing repairs to the sewer main located at 508 North Lee Street on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. Once the sewer main has been repaired, staff will apply concrete to the worksite. During repairs,... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Monday, October 15, 2018 10:31:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Road Closure Utilities

Detective Jason Woods named October Employee of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle honored Jason Woods as the October 2018 Employee of the Month at the October 11, City Council meeting. Woods received a framed certificate, a check for $200, and his name appears on a plaque displayed in City... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, October 12, 2018 11:56:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information

GSAR deploys to assist counties in Southwest Georgia 

The Georgia Search and Rescue (GSAR) Task Force 2 team, managed by the Valdosta Fire Department, received orders on October 11 at approximately 8 a.m., to deploy to Miller County to provide support. A team of 19 GSAR members deployed at 9:30 a.m. ... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, October 11, 2018 2:06:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Public Works crews schedule clean up after Hurricane Michael 

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 Hurricane Michael on October 10. The city is requesting the patience of citizens as it employs all resources for this ... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, October 11, 2018 1:52:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information Sanitation Schedules

Cleaning up after Hurricane Michael 

Sanitation Services- City of Valdosta More than fifty calls for fallen trees and large limbs were received by the city during the recent storm, and the city continues to get these reports after the storm. With about 3,500 scheduled customer... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, October 11, 2018 1:48:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information

City and County still respond to calls; multiple street closures listed 

10/10 11:25 p.m. - A later shift to the west moved Lowndes County out of the forecast area for the strong winds that have been reported this week. Emergency Management is encouraging citizens to remain aware of their surroundings until the forecast... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:30:00 PM

Latest update on Hurricane Michael 10/10 Noon 

WEATHER- Michael is an extremely dangerous Category 4 Hurricane packing sustained winds of 145 mph. It is possible that it could reach Category 5 strength prior to landfall. This is the strongest storm to ever impact this particular area of the... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:55:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information

City offices and Municipal Court closures  

The City of Valdosta Offices will be closed Wednesday, October 10. The city urges residents to continue making preparations for Hurricane Michael. The Valdosta Municipal Court will be closed on Thursday, October 11, 2018. The cases will be... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, October 9, 2018 3:09:00 PM Categories: Administration Municipal Court Press Release Public Information

City and County declare local state of emergency  

City and Lowndes County governments enacted emergency ordinances Tuesday due to the pending threat of Hurricane Michael. The declaration states Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency activates both the emergency operations plan and... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, October 9, 2018 2:11:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Press Release Public Information

Valdosta & Lowndes County Issue Midday Update on Hurricane Michael 

The Lowndes County Emergency Operations Center will be fully activated at 5 a.m. Wednesday morning. It will be staffed until the storm has moved out of the area and emergency response levels return to normal. This could mean a 36-48 hour activation. ... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Tuesday, October 9, 2018 1:44:00 PM Categories: Press Release Public Information
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