The City of Valdosta Provides Behind-the-Scenes View of Local Government

Citizens who want an inside look at their city government are urged to sign up for the 14th annual Government 101 Citizens Orientation, which takes place from April 10-May 15, 2023. The...Read more


On January 22, during the Georgia Municipal Association's (GMA) Cities United Summit, nine cities across the Peach State were recognized with the Visionary City Award. GMA CEO and Executive Director Larry Hanson and Georgia Trend Co-Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Ben Young presented these awards...Read more


The Valdosta Tree Commission invites you to a FREE two and half hour training course for Planting Designs and Landscape Improvements with instructor Gary Alan. πŸ“† February 17, 2023 ⏰ 1 pm πŸ“ Valdosta State University STEAM Center (1302 N. Patterson St) As a graduate horticulturist, Gary Alan's...Read more


The Valdosta Tree Commission invites you to a FREE two-hour training course for Proper Pruning Procedures with "Pruning Guru" Rick Smith. πŸ“† February 9, 2023 ⏰ 10: 00 am πŸ“ Valdosta State University STEAM Center (1302 N. Patterson St) Rick will provide classroom instruction on correct pruning...Read more


On Friday, January 13, 2023, The City of Valdosta will close Gornto Road Eastbound Lane at Jerry Jones Dr. at 9:00 AM. The street is expected to be closed for an hour. Traffic control devices will be in place to inform motorists about the direction of travel when approaching the work zone. As...Read more


Date: January 6, 2023 Address : 412 Seymour St. Dispatch time: 08:20 p.m. VFD Personnel on the scene: 17 Total Displaced: 0 Cause: HVAC unit Location of Fire: Attic

On Friday, January 6, 2023, at approximately 8:20 PM, the Valdosta Fire Department responded to the report of a structure...Read more



DATE: Monday, January 9, 2022

CONTACT: Sharah Denton, Community Relations & Marketing Manager

Telephone: (229) 259-3548

Georgia Power to Change out Dangerous Poles

Georgia Power will shut down the northbound lane at the...Read more


Valdosta Mayor and Council Appoint Richard Hardy as Interim City Manager

The City of Valdosta Mayor and Council appointed Deputy City Manager Richard Hardy as the Interim City Manager at the January 5 City Council meeting. Effective February 1, 2023, Hardy...Read more


The City of Valdosta, Valdosta Main Street, and Pepsi are collaborating for the Inaugural Big Game Bash at the Unity Park Amphitheater at 301 E. Central Avenue. This free community event will be held from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday, February 11. The community is invited to come out sporting their...Read more


Howard Elected City Mayor Pro-Tem

Valdosta City Council gained a new Mayor Pro-Tem in District 4 Councilman Eric Howard early Thursday. With Mayor Pro-Tem Vivian Miller-Cody's term ending, Mayor Scott James Matheson opened the floor for nominations. District...Read more


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Community Relations & Marketing Manager

Valdosta City Hall 
300 N. Lee Street 
Valdosta, GA 31601