The Valdosta Fire and Police Departments will host the Annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 29, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the City Hall Annex Multipurpose Room, located at 300 North Lee Street.

The friendly interdepartmental competition, which is open to the public...Read more


The City of Valdosta continues to grow and develop in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. A sign of this growth comes directly from the Inspections Department, as they reached the highest number of permits issued as of June. With 8,000 permits already issued the city has passed all...Read more


On Tuesday, July 7, six new officers were sworn in at the Valdosta Police Department.

Billy Cribb, Endrea Carter, Andrea Cartagena, Anamalia Stogner, Aakash Patel, Joshua Van Deraa are the newest members of Valdosta's police force.

Judge Richard M. Cowart led the...Read more


ATLANTA – Councilmember Vivian Miller-Cody was elected president of the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) District 11 during the association’s virtual annual meeting on July 2.

In this role Miller-Cody will serve as a liaison between GMA and municipal officials in GMA’s District 11...Read more


Valdosta Police Department is Hiring. We are holding an open testing on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 6pm. We allow entrance starting at 5:30pm. The test is limited to the first 20 people that arrive due to keeping with social distancing guidelines. We also ask everyone that attends to wear a...Read more


For Immediate Release June 30, 2020

The public comment period for Vision2045, the Long-Range Transportation Plan for the Valdosta-Lowndes County Metropolitan Planning Area will be available for public review and...Read more


Valdosta Mayor Scott Matheson and City Councilmembers Vivian Miller – Cody, Sandra Tooley, Sonny Vickers, Eric Howard, Tim Carroll, Andy Gibbs and Ben Norton released the following statement on July 1, 2020 in regards to the February 8, 2020 incident involving Mr. Antonio Smith...Read more


The City of Valdosta Fiscal Year 2021 Budget was approved by the Mayor and City Council at their June 25 City Council meeting. The budget was presented to the Council as a balanced budget, as required by the City Charter. Most importantly it was delivered with no property tax increase.

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This year nearly 60 photos were submitted to the Valdosta People’s Choice Photo Contest, and are now on display at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts in the Tillman Gallery.

The City of Valdosta partnered with the...Read more


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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