The Valdosta Police Department is partnering with New Territory Outreach Ministries to collect items to send to the Louisiana to assist in the Hurricane Ida recovery efforts. If residents are interested in donating any of the below listed items (no other items, please) to the relief effort,...Read more


The Valdosta Fire Department reminds us that September is Campus Fire Safety Month. The fall semester means college students are back on campus in new classes with new friends, and often new living spaces; NFPA and The Center for Campus Fire Safety are partnering up to help ensure those living...Read more


The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, September 6th, in observance of Labor Day.

The Sanitation Division will collect residential GARBAGE ONLY on Monday, September 6th. Citizens who typically...Read more


On Tuesday, August 17, the Valdosta Police Department issued new plate carriers to all its officers to better protect themselves when responding to the call of duty. In addition to receiving these carriers, officers underwent tactical training to familiarize themselves...Read more


In partnership with South Georgia Medical Center (SGMC) and South Heath District, Valdosta city officials hosted a COVID Town Hall for all city employees and their families on Tuesday, August 24, at Mathis Auditorium.

"The Town Hall aimed to supplying our...Read more


The Valdosta metro area outpaced communities across the U.S. in job recovery.

Business Facilities named metro Valdosta in the “Top 10” for positive job growth from February to November 2020, based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data.

In the 17th Annual Rankings Report,...Read more


The Valdosta Fire Department recently purchased an Enhanced Decon System through a GEMA Grant that will help effectively decontaminate personnel after a Haz-Mat Incident. Although these incidents aren’t a frequent call , it is essential for firefighters to be prepared and ready to respond....Read more


The Valdosta Mayor and City Council set the Fiscal Year 2022 millage rate for Valdosta citizens at the rollback rate of 7.796 mills at the Aug. 19 City Council meeting. The previous millage rate for FY21 was 7.974.

The City of Valdosta has a history of maintaining a conservative millage...Read more


The City of Valdosta has hired David Frost as the new Director of Utilities, effective August 18, 2021. Frost has more than 25 years of experience in operating and managing water and wastewater systems in the public and private sectors.

Frost has been with the City of Valdosta since...Read more

Beginning Wednesday, August 18, the City of Valdosta will repave Brookhaven Drive (from Wainwright Dr to Ridgewood Dr), Beauford Place (from Pinetree Road to Cherokee Ave) and Hickory Drive (from Dogwood Dr to Young Dr). Funds for the project are provided by the Georgia Department of Transportation...Read more


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