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City and County officials continue to monitor Hurricane Michael  

According to the latest forecast, Lowndes County has an 80% chance of experiencing Tropical Storm Force winds (39-74 mph) and a 30% chance of experiencing Hurricane Force winds of 75 mph or greater. This being the case, citizens should take... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, October 9, 2018 8:28:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information

VFD responds to structure fire on North St. Augustine Road on Sunday 

On Sunday, October 7, 2018, the Valdosta Fire Department responded to a house fire at 225 N. St. Augustine Road. The call came in at 8:08 p.m. and the first fire unit arrived at 8:11 p.m. They reported heavy flames visible from the rear half of... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Monday, October 8, 2018 11:29:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

As Fire Prevention Week approaches, the Valdosta Fire Dept. encourages residents to "Look. Listen. Learn." 

Today's home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing how to use that time wisely takes planning and practice. The Valdosta... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Monday, October 8, 2018 10:59:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

The National Pink Heals Tour Stops in Valdosta 

On Saturday, October 6, 2018, the National Pink Heals Tours is making a stop in Valdosta. Pink Heals is a program that partners with Public Safety, local businesses, and families to bring a community together. Through that program, first responders... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, October 5, 2018 2:53:00 PM

Valdosta Police Department welcomes four new officers 

On Friday, October 5, four new officers were sworn in at the Valdosta Police Department. Zachary Fletcher, Shaun Jones, Jeremy Nelms and Ishmeal Washington are the newest members of Valdosta’s police force. Judge Jim Tunison led the swearing-in... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Friday, October 5, 2018 11:14:00 AM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

Moving Lane Closures on Jerry Jones Drive and Eager Road 

Drivers should plan for temporary moving lane closures Thursday, October 4, 2018 on Jerry Jones Drive and Eager Road in Valdosta as a contractor performs foundation drilling and sampling. The moving lane closures are scheduled between 8:30 a.m.... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Thursday, October 4, 2018 8:41:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information Road Closure

The Valdosta Police Department hiring for Police Officers 

The Valdosta Police Department is hiring for Police Officer positions and will be hosting an open testing session on October 27, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. for anyone interested in becoming a Police Officer with the agency. If you meet the requirements,... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Thursday, October 4, 2018 8:34:00 AM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

Lane closure on Smithbriar Drive and North Oak Street scheduled for Wednesday through Friday 

A portion of Smithbriar Drive and North Oak Street will be closed for necessary repairs to the roadway, on Wednesday thru Friday, October 3-5, 2018, weather permitting. For the safety of motorists and pedestrians traveling eastbound on Smithbriar ... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Wednesday, October 3, 2018 8:36:00 AM Categories: Engineering Press Release Public Information Road Closure

Lane Shift for the week of October 1-5, 2018 

Fiber Optic will have four lane shifts next week. Here are the locations and dates: Monday, October 1, 2018: 403 E. Hill Avenue Tuesday, October 2, 2018: Baytree Road & N. Oak Street Wednesday, October 3, 2018: N. Oak Street &... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Friday, September 28, 2018 2:03:00 PM Categories: Public Information

October 2018 City Beat Available Online 

The October 2018 City Beat newsletter is available for download from the City of Valdosta website. Many topics are included in this issue, such as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Fire Prevention, ways to serve in the community and much more. To... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Friday, September 28, 2018 11:07:00 AM Categories: Press Release Public Information
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