The Valdosta Fire Department wants you to have a safe holiday season, which means properly choosing, caring for and disposing of natural-cut Christmas trees.

“The best way to prevent a Christmas tree fire is to water it well every day, place it well away from heat sources, and dispose...Read more


On December 6, 2019, the City of Valdosta Mayor John Gayle presented the Red Cross of South Georgia more than 150 signed Christmas Cards for its ‘Holidays for Heroes’ Program.

While many Georgians will celebrate with loved ones during...Read more


On December 9, 2019, the City of Valdosta staff at the Withlacoochee Wastewater Treatment plant notified Environmental Services personnel to inform them that flow into the plant had decreased by 50% over the previous few days. After a brief investigation, Utilities personnel noticed that a...Read more


On Thursday, December 05, 2019, The Home Builders Association of South Georgia donated a $750 to the Valdosta Police Department during its annual Sporting Clays Tournament. The money will go towards providing gifts for children in our community for the holiday season. This is done through the...Read more


The Valdosta Youth Council honored Valdosta Mayor John Gayle with the John Gayle Leadership Award at the December 5 City Council Meeting.

Through the leadership and inspiration of Mayor John Gayle, his vision for a Youth Council came to fruition on September 24, 2015 when the Valdosta...Read more


Valdosta Mayor John Gayle honored Heather Willis as the December 2019 Employee of the Month at the December 5, City Council meeting. Willis received a framed certificate, a check for $200, and her name will appear on a plaque displayed in City Hall.

Heather Willis began her career with...Read more


Valdosta has once again is been designated as a Georgia Exceptional Main Street (GEMS) program by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and National Main Street Center. Valdosta is one of 18 cities to receive the designation from a list of 115 Main Streets that...Read more


During the second week of December, a residential area of Valdosta known as College Park will undergo an intensive Historic Resources Survey. The survey area consists of properties that are east of Ashley Street along the following streets: University Drive, University Place, Seymour Street,...Read more


Thanksgiving is the leading day for home fires involved in cooking equipment. Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Valdosta Fire Department wants citizens to ensure they are taking safety precautions when cooking.

Ensure that you have working smoke alarms throughout your home. Never leave...Read more

The City of Valdosta, Lowndes County Board of Commissioners, Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority are teaming up, calling on Valdosta Lowndes County to paint the town red and black in support of Valdosta State University.

Coming off its second-straight undefeated regular season...Read more


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