July 4th is fast approaching. Valdosta Fire Department would like all Valdosta citizens to keep a few key things in mind to help everyone have a safe holiday. In a typical year, far more fires occur on July 4th than any other day in the U.S. There is also a higher risk of injuries associated...Read more
The Valdosta Fire Department recently received its first phase of new Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) units. The SCBAs supply breathable air to Firefighters. This first phase included seventeen (17) SCBA units. Over the next three years, the Fire Department intends to use SPLOST 8...Read more
The City of Valdosta will be closed on Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day.
The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage ONLY on Monday, July 5, which will allow sanitation workers to spend some of the holiday with their families.
Citizens who...Read more
It is not very often entire families get to be in a movie together, but for Valdosta's local Steel family, that would soon change.
The movie Bandit is based on the true story of Gilbert Galvan Jr., an American who escaped from a Michigan prison and crossed into Canada, becoming a...Read more
On Thursday, June 24, The Valdosta Fire Department concluded a three-day educational training program on the safe haven law. The Greater Valdosta United Way and The Hope Box, a non-profit organization based out of Acworth, sponsored the training. The Hope Box works to educate the public on the...Read more
On Wednesday, June 23, the City of Valdosta held several events including a Rotary presentation, Community Stakeholders Lunch and Learn, and Connected Vehicle Discussion with numerous speakers from across the state during its official roll out of the TravelSafely App and a smart traffic...Read more
Over the weekend, the Valdosta Fire Department responded to several structure fires started by an oven in the kitchen. There are a lot of reasons to keep your kitchen clean. It discourages bugs, reduces the risk of cross contamination, and makes it less flammable. That fine layer of sticky...Read more
On Monday, June 14, the City of Valdosta hosted Captain Christopher J. Keegan, existing Army members, and recruits for a celebration honoring the Army’s 246th birthday. During that ceremony, three current Valdosta Residents were sworn in as new members of the United States Army in Council...Read more
The Valdosta-Lowndes County Land Bank Authority will host a Land Banking 101 community meeting on Wednesday, June 30 from 5:30 PM until 6:30 PM at the Valdosta City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose Room. This community meeting is open to anyone in the City of Valdosta and Lowndes County who is curious...Read more
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216 E Central Ave Suite #301
Valdosta, GA 31601