On Monday, June 10, the City of Valdosta partnered with the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts to host the Opening Reception for 11th Annual Valdosta People's Choice Photo Contest.

The contest is sponsored by the law firm Coleman Talley, LLC and invites photographers—whether...Read more


V aldosta Mayor John Gayle honored WWII vet Ernie Andrus at the June 6, City Council meeting. Mayor Gayle presented Andrus with a commemorative coin for his service and dedication.

Andrus broke the world’s record for the oldest person to run coast to coast. He started at Mission beach in...Read more


On Friday, June 7, 2019, City officials along with the Public Art Advisory Committee unveiled a new mural downtown. The mural is the first of its kind in downtown Valdosta. The mural was placed on the side of a downtown building owned by TC Brown. The mural is located at 136 N. Ashley Street...Read more


In Photo: Mayor John Gayle presents certificates to the winners of the 2019 Valdosta Social Media Contest on June 6, 2019. In photo (from left) are Brie Tucker, Sarah Moman, VSU Social Media Theory Professor Dr. David Nelson and Mayor John Gayle. Not pictured is VSU students Lacey Hall...Read more


Valdosta Mayor John Gayle honored Gary Turner as the May 2019 Employee of the Month at the June 6, City Council meeting. Turner received a framed certificate, a check for $200, and his name will appear on a plaque displayed in City Hall.

Gary Turner began his employment with the City of...Read more


The June 2019 Valdosta Fire Department newsletter is available for download from the City of Valdosta website.

This issue focuses on...Read more


The Historic Preservation Division of the City of Valdosta Planning and Zoning Office will be hosting a Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, from 12 to 2 p.m. The event will be held at the City of Valdosta Woman’s Building at 1409 N. Patterson Street.

The presentation will be...Read more

Utility theft costs more than just the price of the stolen water. When thieves attempt to steal utilities, it can result in property damage, hazardous conditions or injuries. Everyone pays for it in terms of costs and safety. City of Valdosta Utilities is doing all it can to stop theft, but we need...Read more

The City of Valdosta is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Boutwell as the City’s new Fire Chief, effective June 15, 2019. Chief Boutwell most recently served as the Assistant Chief for the Valdosta Fire Department with oversight of all fire operations and special operations including...Read more


On Friday, May 10, 2019, Municipal Court Clerk Cathy Cribb, was recognized by the Valdosta Bar Association with the Liberty Bell Award. The Liberty Bell Award is presented each year by the Valdosta Bar Association in conjunction with Law Day to recognize outstanding service performed by...Read more

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