On Wednesday, August 4, 2021, The Douglas County Fire & EMS Department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, and the Douglasville Police Department held a press conference and check presentation to thank the citizens of Douglas County for helping raise $6,000.00 for injured Valdosta First...Read more


College internships are essential to successful outcomes after graduation. In fact, studies supporting the positive impact internships play in the career outcomes of college graduates has encouraged many institutions to incorporate internships into the set curriculum. The City of Valdosta offers...Read more


During the Thursday, July 22 nd Council meeting, Valdosta City Council Members approved the request to change the name of Forrest Street to Barack Obama Boulevard.

The name change will not go into effect for 90 days per the Valdosta City Ordinance No. 2019-2. During this 90-day period,...Read more


In March 2020, U.S. lawmakers passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill called the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act to alleviate the impact of an economic downturn set in motion by the global coronavirus pandemic. The Valdosta Regional Airport has utilized funds from the...Read more


In September, the Valdosta Fire Department (VFD) will host its Annual Citizens Fire Academy designed to educate the residential and business communities about the services provided by the VFD, to increase fire and life safety awareness, and to establish community partnerships.

The...Read more


On Wednesday, July 28, the Valdosta Fire and Police Departments hosted the Annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive.

The friendly competition, which was open to the public, seeks to aid the American Red Cross in their life-saving...Read more


The City of Valdosta's Adopt-A-Street Program aids in beautifying the city by cleaning up litter and debris on local roadways. The program works by allowing organizations, businesses, or individuals to pick a street they want to take care of for at least a one-year contract. All city...Read more


Contractors working for the City of Valdosta Utilities Department will be making emergency repairs to the sanitary sewer main located at 1400 N Patterson St.

Contractors will be working inside the Drexel Park and Valdosta State University utility easements. At this time the work will...Read more


The City of Valdosta will host its Annual Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 7. The event will once again be run in a drive-thru format to account for ongoing COVID-19 Precautions. Five hundred pre-stuffed bags will be distributed to students on a first-come,...Read more


In remembrance of the events that transpired on September 11, 2001, and in recognition of the 20th anniversary, The Valdosta Fire Department will host a 9/11 Memorial 5K Run on September 11, 2021. The event is meant to pay homage to those who lost their lives or the lives of loved ones and to...Read more


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