Valdosta Events This Week

Press release from the issuing company

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

March 31: City Repairs Sewer Manhole on S. Oak Street. The City of Valdosta will be repairing the sewer manhole located on S. Oak Street, between Pullman and Hogan Streets, on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 improve the manhole's structural integrity and wastewater flow. During the repair, the two intersections on S. Oak Street at Pullman Street and Hogan Street will be closed. Traffic will be detoured in both directions, and traffic control devices and flaggers will be on site to alert motorists approaching the work area to indicate the direction of travel. As always, motorists are urged to drive with caution and adhere to the traffic warning signs for their safety and the safety of others. For more information, call the City of Valdosta Utilities Department at (229) 259-3592.

April 1: Citizens CDBG Consolidated Plan 30-Day Review Begins. The City of Valdosta is urging citizens to participate in a 30-day review of the city's Consolidated Plan, which is the final review period before staff sends the document to the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD)Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Every five years, the city must complete this plan to outline the needs and priorities for their upcoming yearly entitlement allotments geared toward the low-moderate income populations residing within the Designated Revitalization Area (DRA). Contact the Neighborhood Development Division at (229) 671-3617 for further information.

April 2: MLK, Jr. Observance. A Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Observance will take place Thursday, April 2, at 6 p.m. Click here to view flier.

April 2: VPD Citizens Police Academy In Week #2. Citizens enrolled in the Valdosta Police Academy are in week #2 of an eight-week program to get a better understanding of the internal workings of a modern day law enforcement agency. The class is free and is one of three citizens information programs designed to engage and educate citizens on their local government. Call Lt. Aaron Kirk at (229) 293-3099 for more information or to get an application for the next class.

April 3: Valdosta Sanitation Schedule for Good Friday. The City of Valdosta will be closed on Friday, April 3 in observance of Good Friday. The Sanitation Division will collect residential garbage only on Friday, April 3. Citizens who normally have their sanitation collected on Fridays should place their recyclables and yard waste at the curbside by 5 a.m. on Monday, April 6 for both Friday and Monday pickups. The Public Works Department appreciates citizens' cooperation and patience as sanitation workers do their best to pick up both routes-over 7,000 customers-on Monday. Since special pickups use additional vehicles and manpower, citizens are urged to minimize any calls for special pickup requests for the adjusted Good Friday schedule. Call (229) 259-3590 for more information.

April 3First Friday in Downtown Valdosta. The popular First Friday event will take place this Friday, April 3 and feature live music, dining specials, and shopping from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Enjoy the nightly fun that the community expects on the first Friday of every month in Downtown Valdosta. to check out the lineup of entertainment, or call Valdosta Main Street at (229) 259-3577.