In Photo: Mayor John Gayle presents certificates to the 2016 Valdosta Social Media Contest winner on May 9. In photo (from left) are Kaitlyn Linginfelter, Christian Flick, Mayor Gayle, Brian Donaldson, Anthony Stone and VSU Social Media Theory Professor Dr. David Nelson. Not pictured is Rachel...Read more


The City of Valdosta recognized the men and women behind the scenes of some of the most important city services at the 1 st annual Valdosta Public Works Week Banquet, held on May 18 in observance of National Public Works Week. The 104 members of the Valdosta Public Works Department gathered at...Read more


The City of Valdosta will observe National Public Works Week, on May 16-20 , with a variety of activities that will highlight the services...Read more


On Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m., Valdosta citizens will gather for a ceremony to officially rename Laurel Avenue, which runs from the entrance to the west end of Sunset Hill Cemetery, to "Melvin Nelson Way." The Valdosta City Council unanimously approved the street renaming, which was originally...Read more


The City of Valdosta will make repairs to the sewer main and roadway at 1114 N. Lee Street, on Thursday, May 12, 2016, between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. and is scheduled to be completed with the project by the end of Friday, May 13, weather permitting.

Traffic control devices will be in place...Read more


IN PHOTO (from left): Toni Salami, Kaightlyn Jowers and Deeya Patel

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle recognized the winners of the 2016 "If I Were Mayor" 6th Grade Essay Contest at the April 21 City Council meeting. The contest, sponsored by the Valdosta Youth Council, encourages local 6th...Read more


The Valdosta Fire Department will kick off the annual "Give Burns the Boot" drive on Thursday, May 5, joining more than 100 other fire departments throughout the state of Georgia in raising money to benefit the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation. This event, which relies on donations from...Read more


The popular lunch-time concert series is back! The Main Street Office will host the Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series in Downtown Valdosta, Monday, May 9 through Friday, May 13.

This event, which is free and open to the general public, features the live performance of a different band each...Read more


Valdosta Main Street will kick off the 6th season opening of the Downtown Valdosta Farm Days, on Saturday, May 7. The popular farmers market will take place on the sidewalks around the historic courthouse in downtown Valdosta, from 9 a.m. to Noon, on select Saturdays of each month, rain or shine...Read more


The City of Valdosta's Neighborhood Development Division hosted its second city-wide Bulk Trash Amnesty Day on April 23, which resulted in the collection of more than 40 tons of trash—nearly four times what was collected at the first Bulk Trash Amnesty Day held last fall.

This event,...Read more


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