The Valdosta Fire Department has partnered with the Georgia Department of Labor to host a Public Safety Career Expo, on Tuesday, April 12, from 12-3 p.m., at Valdosta Fire Station No. 1. The event preps citizens who are interested in learning more about careers in the Public Safety field....Read more


Four of the city newest Valdosta Firefighters will graduate from Recruit School on Thursday, March 24, 2016. The graduation ceremony will take place for the graduates and their family members and guests from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Mathis Auditorium, located 2300 N. Ashley Street.

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The City of Valdosta will be closed on Friday, March 25, in observance of the Good Friday holiday.

The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Good Friday. Citizens should place their green rollouts at the curbside by 5 a.m. on Friday, March 25, to ensure their...Read more


A survey is available online for citizens to provide their feedback through April 12 concerning a proposed new parking deck in downtown Valdosta.

Several dozen citizens attended the public forum on March 15, hosted by the City of Valdosta and Central Valdosta Development Authority, to...Read more


The City of Valdosta will host a public hearing on Thursday, March 24, to invite citizens to participate in a review of its Annual Action Plan, which provides information on proposed usage of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for FY2016. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in...Read more


The Valdosta Mayor and City Council are at their annual retreat at the Lenox River Ranch on Mar. 18-19. The annual retreat allows for the city's top officials to spend an uninterrupted length of time discussing important issues and setting a number of goals for the new fiscal year, which will...Read more


MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. - U.S. Air Force F-15s, F-16s, A-10s, CV-22s, HH-60s and potentially other aircraft will be conducting aerial training at Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range beginning Mar. 18, 2016 between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Excess noise that may be heard throughout...Read more


Valdosta Mayor John Gayle, Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Police Chief Brian Childress honored VPD DARE Officer Stephen Findlay, VFD Lt. Dwight Primrose and VFD Sgt. Keith Niehanke as the March 2016 Employees of the Month at the March 10 City Council meeting. Lt. Primrose, Sgt. Niehanke and...Read more


As citizens spring forward an hour for Daylight Saving Time this Sunday, March 13, at 2 a.m., Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome wants to remind citizens to test the batteries in their home smoke detectors.

"A properly installed and maintained smoke detector is the only thing in your...Read more


The March-April 2016 City Beat newsletter is available for download. Produced by the city's Public Information Office, t hese online newsletters are packed with information highlighting news...Read more


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