Thanksgiving is the leading day for home fires involved in cooking equipment. Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Valdosta Fire Department wants citizens to ensure they are taking safety precautions when cooking.
Ensure that you have... read more
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 1:19:00 PM
On Tuesday, November 20, Mayor John Gayle read a proclamation ahead of Small Business Saturday.
While big-box retailers have Black Friday, Small Business Saturday is dedicated to showcasing and supporting local small businesses throughout... read more
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 12:29:00 PM
The Valdosta Police Department and the Valdosta Fire Department are collecting donations for their annual Shop with a Cop and Shop with a Firefighter programs.
The purpose of these programs is to brighten the holiday season for Valdosta families... read more
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 9:40:00 AM
The November & December 2018 City Beat newsletter is available for download from the City of Valdosta website. Many topics are included in this issue, such as Small Business Saturday and Holiday Safety Tips.
To stay involved with your local... read more
Monday, November 19, 2018 11:38:00 AM
On Friday, November 16, five Valdosta firefighter recruits graduated from Recruit School. A ceremony for the graduates, their family members and guests took place at the Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority facility on Forrest... read more
Monday, November 19, 2018 10:46:00 AM
Congratulations to the Valdosta citizens who, after many weeks of behind-the-scenes training with the Valdosta Police Department (VPD), graduated from the 28th Citizens Police Academy on November 8. Interim Chief of Police Leslie Manahan presented... read more
Friday, November 16, 2018 9:45:00 AM
On November 15, 2018, The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce, City of Valdosta, and SEEDS Business University hosted their ‘One Day to Start’ workshop at the City Hall Annex.
“This is our second presentation of this particular workshop... read more
Thursday, November 15, 2018 1:42:00 PM
Holiday events include Christmas Tree Lighting and Community Parade
Brandon Corbitt, City of Valdosta Engineering Dept.
The public is invited as Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta First Lady Peggy Gayle officially kick off the holiday season in Valdosta at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, on Friday, Nov. 30, at ... read more
Thursday, November 15, 2018 11:31:00 AM
On November 7, City of Valdosta Purchasing Agent Greg Brown, CPPO, CPPB was awarded the 2018 Governmental Procurement Officer of the Year Award by the Governmental Procurement Association of Georgia (GPAG) at the Organization’s Fall Trends and... read more
Thursday, November 15, 2018 9:20:00 AM
On November 14, The City of Valdosta Tree Commission hosted a Lunch and Learn focusing on ‘Tree ID for Beginners’. The workshop was held at the City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose Room.
Jody Walthall of Native Nurseries in Tallahassee went over the... read more
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 1:58:00 PM