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City of Valdosta’s Neighborhood Development Presents “Paint in the Park”

The City of Valdosta’s Neighborhood Development Division is thrilled to announce “Paint in the Park,” a community event hosted at Unity Park Amphitheater at 301 E Central Avenue, Valdosta, GA 31601. This event will occur on Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 11 am to 2 pm. “Paint in the Park” offers individuals of all skill levels…

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The Greater Valdosta Christmas Parade Rescheduled For Friday, December 8

The Greater Valdosta Christmas Parade has been rescheduled to Friday, December 8, 2023. The event promises to spread holiday cheer and dazzle the community with a festive procession of floats, marching bands, and joyous participants. Float participants are invited to set up their entries starting at 2 pm on Woodrow Wilson Drive. It will be…

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Gov. Kemp: Walmart Dairy Facility in Valdosta to Boost Local Ag Industry

  Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that multinational retailer Walmart will establish a new food processing facility in Valdosta. The dairy facility will create almost 400 new jobs and $350 million in investment in Lowndes County. “We’re excited that Walmart will soon tap into Georgia’s No. 1 industry and open new opportunities…

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City of Valdosta honors Veterans during Headstone Cleaning Event

On Saturday, November 4, 2023, at Sunset Hill Cemetery, from 9 am to 12 pm, the City of Valdosta’s Public Works Department is holding its Fall Veteran’s Day Headstone Cleaning event to show appreciation for our courageous veterans who have passed on. Over time, headstones can become grimy from their constant outdoor exposure. Rain and…

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Valdosta Main Street First Friday Costume Crawl Announced

Valdosta Main Street is excited to announce its upcoming event, First Friday Costume Crawl, which will take place on October 6 at 5:30 p.m. This event is a unique opportunity to dress up in your favorite costume and enjoy all Downtown Valdosta offers, including music and spooky surprises. Main Street Coordinator Ally Sealy is thrilled…

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VSU, City of Valdosta invites families to a night of downtown fun Sept 22

VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University and the City of Valdosta present Downtown Family Fun Night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at Unity Park Amphitheater. Admission is free of charge and open to the public. “We are thrilled to work with VSU to provide a fun-filled evening for families in our community,”…

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City of Valdosta Unveil the “Doors to Freedom” Outside of City Hall

On Friday, September 8, at 9 a.m., The City of Valdosta will unveil a new monument outside the City Hall building. The new Doors to Freedom monument is a five-year collaborative effort between Mayor Scott James Matheson, Public Art Advisory Committee members, and local artist Steven Walker. The monument celebrates the strength, courage, and resilience of those…

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VSU’s Impact on Area Economy Increases 1.3 Percent Over Previous Year

VALDOSTA – How much does Lowndes County and the surrounding areas benefit economically from hosting Valdosta State University? That is the question the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business set out to answer in a recent study commissioned by the Board of Regents of the University System…

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