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
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 8:28:00 AM
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
Monday, October 8, 2018 11:29:00 AM
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
Monday, October 8, 2018 10:59:00 AM
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
Friday, October 5, 2018 2:53:00 PM
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
Friday, October 5, 2018 11:14:00 AM
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
Thursday, October 4, 2018 8:41:00 AM
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
Thursday, October 4, 2018 8:34:00 AM
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
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 8:36:00 AM
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
Friday, September 28, 2018 2:03:00 PM
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
Friday, September 28, 2018 11:07:00 AM