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7/23/21

The City of Valdosta's Adopt-A-Street Program aids in beautifying the city by cleaning up litter and debris on local roadways. The program works by allowing organizations, businesses, or individuals to pick a street they want to take care of for at least a one-year contract. All city...Read more

7/22/21

Contractors working for the City of Valdosta Utilities Department will be making emergency repairs to the sanitary sewer main located at 1400 N Patterson St.

Contractors will be working inside the Drexel Park and Valdosta State University utility easements. At this time the work will...Read more

7/19/21

The City of Valdosta will host its Annual Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 7. The event will once again be run in a drive-thru format to account for ongoing COVID-19 Precautions. Five hundred pre-stuffed bags will be distributed to students on a first-come,...Read more

7/19/21

In remembrance of the events that transpired on September 11, 2001, and in recognition of the 20th anniversary, The Valdosta Fire Department will host a 9/11 Memorial 5K Run on September 11, 2021. The event is meant to pay homage to those who lost their lives or the lives of loved ones and to...Read more

7/19/21

Lowndes County’s flood maps to include the cities of Dasher, Hahira, Lake Park, Remerton and Valdosta are being updated and replaced. A multi-year project to develop detailed, digital flood hazard maps for the Withlacoochee Watershed is nearing completion. The new maps, known as Flood Insurance...Read more

7/16/21

On Friday, July 16, two new police officers were sworn in at the Valdosta Police Department.

Officers Jake Folsom and Maria Rodriguez are the newest members of Valdosta's Police Force.

"I wanted to work for VPD because I like...Read more

7/9/21

Valdosta Mayor Scott James Matheson and Fire Chief Brian Boutwell honored Firefighter Jarvese Gilliard as the July 2021 Employee of the Month at the July 8 City Council meeting. Gilliard received a framed certificate, a check for $200, and his name appears on a plaque in City Hall....Read more

7/8/21

The Valdosta Fire and Police Departments will host the annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 28, from 10 a.m to 3 p.m., in the City Hall Annex Multipurpose Room, located at 300 North Lee Street.

The friendly inter-departmental competition, which is open to the public...Read more

7/8/21

On Wednesday, July 7, 2021, the City of Valdosta received more than three (3) inches of rain from Tropical Storm Elsa in addition to approximately nine (9) inches of rain received during the past fourteen (14) days. These rain events saturated the ground causing inflow and infiltration into the...Read more

7/6/21

In accordance with information disseminated by the Tallahassee Division of the National Weather Service, Lowndes County Emergency Management is currently monitoring the impacts Tropical Storm Elsa may have on the area, Wednesday. Lowndes County remains under a Tropical Storm Watch, meaning...Read more

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