July 15 th is recognized as “National Pet Fire Safety Day.” This nationwide awareness day educates pet owners about potential risks when pets are left home alone and provides them with proven prevention measures to ensure their safety.

Here are a few tips for pet owners from...Read more


On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, AT&T will be conducting manhole work on Norman Drive at the Jos. A Bank & Belk’s entrance. Work is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m.

This work will require closures at the far west right hand lane entrances. Motorists are urged to drive with caution...Read more


On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, The Scruggs Company will be milling and resurfacing Park Avenue between Ashley Street and Slater Street.

There will be temporary delays east and west bound on Park Avenue for approximately two days, weather permitting. The left hand turn lane on Ashley Street...Read more


The Valdosta Regional Crime Laboratory recently received state certification through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to perform blood analysis testing. A blood alcohol analysis is performed when a person is suspected of Driving Under the Influence (DUI).

The accreditation for the...Read more


On Thursday, July 11, City of Valdosta Public Works Employee Franklin Kier was honored at the APWA Georgia Chapter Annual Meeting in Jeykll Island as the Georgia American Public Works Association “Public Works Employee of the Year”.

According to the Georgia APWA, This award is presented...Read more


At the July 11 City Council Meeting, Valdosta Mayor John Gayle honored five local athletes who recently qualified for the 2019 National AAU Junior Olympics.

Athletes that qualified are Erin Howard (1500 meter run),...Read more


Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Chief Brian Boutwell honored Lawrence Goddard as the July 2019 Employee of the Month at the July 11 City Council meeting. Goddard received a framed certificate and a check for $200, and his name...Read more


Residents of Valdosta will soon have an accurate and objective assessment of the city’s pavement infrastructure.

The City of Valdosta is working with a professional third-party contractor, Infrastructure Management Services (IMS), to optimize the taxpayer funds dedicated to...Read more


On Wednesday, July 3, five new officers were sworn in at the Valdosta Police Department.

Taylor Parr, Scotty Brown, Adam Brooks, Nickolas Jennings, and Preston White are the newest members of Valdosta's police force.

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July 4th is fast approaching. Valdosta Fire Department would like all Valdosta citizens to keep a few key things in mind to help everyone have a safe holiday. In a typical year, far more fires occur on July 4th than any other day in the U.S. There is also a higher risk of injuries associated...Read more

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