The city of Valdosta’s Public Works Department opened the recycling drop sites in the spring of 2020. Though most residents are familiar with these sites and how they operate, Public Works thought it necessary to remind citizens which items are accepted as recyclable material, and which are not...Read more


Last week, Police Chief Leslie Manahan and Fire Chief Brian Boutwell accepted a check donation from Georgia Beer Company and 8 Finger Jack Food Truck for the recent Valdosta-Lowndes Cornhole Tournament. More than $800 was raised during the event and will now be put into the City of...Read more


On Friday, October 15, two new police officers were sworn in at the Valdosta Police Department.

Officers Andrew Patterson and Jeffrey Pena-Quinones are the newest members of Valdosta's Police Force.

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On Thursday, October 14, Valdosta Mayor Scott James Matheson held a Mock Press Conference for a group of Valdosta State University Students in Council Chambers at City Hall. As the city places great value on the education of our students, this event has been a long-standing annual tradition...Read more


On Monday, October 11, 2021, the City of Valdosta received notification of a possible overflow at the 1400 block of Williams Street. Upon arrival, it was determined that a partially clogged sewer line was the cause of the issue. City staff unblocked the line and stopped the overflow. The cause...Read more


Lowndes County and the City of Valdosta Public Works Departments will host a free tire recycling event for City and County residents beginning October 11 through October 22, 2021. Residents can drop off tires Monday thru Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the City of Valdosta Public Works...Read more


The Valdosta Police Department and Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office have announced that the city and county annual trick-or-treating festivities will take place on Saturday, October 30, 2021, from 6 to 9 p.m.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Valdosta-Lowndes youth are a part of an...Read more


Valdosta officials announced the city will be celebrating “Georgia Cities Week” October 3-9. The city will hold a variety of events throughout the week, including Customer Appreciation Day, A River Clean Up, and Public Safety Events. The theme of this year’s Georgia Cities Week is “Shaping the...Read more


The Valdosta Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years—to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety . ” This year’s campaign, October 3-9 th ,...Read more


The Greater Valdosta Annual Christmas Parade sponsored by the City of Valdosta and the Ossipe Temple is scheduled for Saturday, December 4, at 6 pm. This year the theme is “Musical Notes & Holiday Floats.”

The parade will start at Woodrow Wilson Drive and proceed south down N....Read more


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