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City of Valdosta recognizes Feb. 2024 Employees of the Month

Mayor Scott James Matheson, City Manager Richard Hardy, and Public Works Administrator Larry Ogden have recognized Albert Anderson and Dan Robinson as the Employees of the Month for February 2024 during the regular Valdosta City Council meeting on February 8, 2024. Albert Anderson (pictured) and Dan Robinson (not pictured) have been acknowledged for their exceptional…

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City of Valdosta Mayor and Council to Host Annual Summit

The City of Valdosta Mayor and Council are pleased to announce the upcoming Strategic Initiatives Summit which is scheduled to take place on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16 at The Woman’s Building, located at 1409 N. Patterson Street. This Summit aims to bring together esteemed leaders, stakeholders, and community members to engage in…

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Greater Valdosta Christmas Parade Celebrates Winners and Charitable Contributions

The community came together in festive spirit for the annual Greater Valdosta Christmas parade, showcasing creativity, community engagement, and charitable giving. The event, held on December 8, 2023, brought joy and holiday cheer to the streets of Valdosta. Amidst the dazzling displays and heartwarming performances, several participants stood out for their exceptional creativity and adherence…

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IDP Properties and Valdosta Housing Authority Celebrate Groundbreaking for Harvest Station Apartments

IDP Properties, in partnership with the Valdosta Housing Authority, proudly announces the groundbreaking ceremony for Harvest Station Apartments. The event marks the beginning of the construction phase for an 80-unit affordable housing community, featuring one, two, and three-bedroom apartments. Last year, IDP Properties and the Valdosta Housing Authority were honored to be recipients of $1,076,400…

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Valdosta Main Street Kicks Off ‘Love Downtown Valdosta’ Campaign

On Thursday, February 1, Valdosta Main Street will launch the ‘Love Downtown Valdosta’ campaign, a month-long promotion aimed at encouraging citizens to explore and support the local downtown businesses. The campaign will run from February 1 to February 28, offering participants the chance to win exciting prizes. The campaign, spearheaded by Valdosta Main Street emphasizes…

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CDBG Applications Now Available

The City of Valdosta is excited to announce the opening of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application period, effective immediately and continuing until April 30th. Since its inception in 2004, the CDBG program has played a pivotal role in bringing about remarkable improvements in housing, public facilities, and infrastructure within the city. The impact…

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2nd Annual Big Game Bash at Unity Park Announced

  The City of Valdosta, in partnership with Valdosta Main Street and Pepsi, is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Big Game Bash at Unity Park Amphitheater, located at 301 E. Central Avenue. This community-centric event is set to take place on Saturday, February 3, from noon to 7 pm, promising an unforgettable experience for…

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Submission Deadline Approaches for 8th Annual South Georgia Film Festival

  VALDOSTA, GA – The submission deadline for the 8th Annual South Georgia Film Festival is December 18. Professional and amateur filmmakers are encouraged to submit their work through FilmFreeway to participate in the Regional film festival, which includes screenings, networking and educational opportunities, and local entertainment. The 2024 festival will take place March 1,…

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VFD Responds to Structure Fire on Cherry St.

On Friday November 17, 2023, at 2:30 AM, the Valdosta Fire Department was dispatched to a residential fire at 209 Cherry Street.  Valdosta Fire units arrived on scene in less than five minutes to find a single-family residence fully involved. Fire personnel quickly brought the fire under control and confirmed that it was a vacant…

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