Lowndes County’s flood maps to include the cities of Dasher, Hahira, Lake Park, Remerton and Valdosta are being updated and replaced. A multi-year project to develop detailed, digital flood hazard maps for the Withlacoochee Watershed is nearing completion. The new maps, known as Flood Insurance...Read more


On Friday, July 16, two new police officers were sworn in at the Valdosta Police Department.

Officers Jake Folsom and Maria Rodriguez are the newest members of Valdosta's Police Force.

"I wanted to work for VPD because I like...Read more


Valdosta Mayor Scott James Matheson and Fire Chief Brian Boutwell honored Firefighter Jarvese Gilliard as the July 2021 Employee of the Month at the July 8 City Council meeting. Gilliard received a framed certificate, a check for $200, and his name appears on a plaque in City Hall....Read more


The Valdosta Fire and Police Departments will host the annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 28, from 10 a.m to 3 p.m., in the City Hall Annex Multipurpose Room, located at 300 North Lee Street.

The friendly inter-departmental competition, which is open to the public...Read more


On Wednesday, July 7, 2021, the City of Valdosta received more than three (3) inches of rain from Tropical Storm Elsa in addition to approximately nine (9) inches of rain received during the past fourteen (14) days. These rain events saturated the ground causing inflow and infiltration into the...Read more


In accordance with information disseminated by the Tallahassee Division of the National Weather Service, Lowndes County Emergency Management is currently monitoring the impacts Tropical Storm Elsa may have on the area, Wednesday. Lowndes County remains under a Tropical Storm Watch, meaning...Read more


On Thursday, July 1, 2021, the Valdosta City Fire Department held a graduation and promotion ceremony at Mathis Municipal Auditorium. The ceremony acknowledged the twelve new graduates, the new Fire and Life Safety Educator, and the promotion of thirteen VFD members, all of which are...Read more


In addition to keeping the city as clean and litter-free as possible, the City of Valdosta Public Works Department is committed to reducing the amount of waste sent to our local landfill by recycling and repurposing.

To aid in these efforts, the Public Works Department has offered...Read more


On Wednesday, June 30, the Valdosta Fire Department hosted a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) Operations Training at the Lowndes County Emergency Operations Center. More than 70 firefighters from across South Georgia attended the training, including at least 25 members of the Valdosta Fire...Read more

UPDATE: The City of Valdosta has lifted its boil water notice as of Thursday afternoon. All samples from the City of Valdosta Utilities Department have passed. Thank you for your understanding throughout this emergency repair situation. If you have any questions, please call City of Valdosta Water...Read more


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