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Valdosta modifies food truck event

October 28, 2020

Valdosta Daily Times

Food trucks roll back into downtown next month but with a twist. The city introduced Food Truck Thursday in 2019, which shortly gained popularity after its debut, but the city had to adjust the event as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

City OKs loan refinancing

October 27, 2020

Valdosta Daily Times

The refinancing of some city loans could save Valdosta $2 million during a 13-year payback period.

Taylor-Cowart Memorial Park rededicated

October 22, 2020

Valdosta Daily Times

“It’s a fitting tribute to these two young men who spent their childhoods playing together,” the Valdosta-Lowndes Parks and Recreation Authority noted in its program for a ribbon-cutting ceremony held this week at the park.

Getting in Shapes: Artist begins new mural downtown

October 19, 2020

Valdosta Daily Times

The City of Valdosta Public Art Advisory Committee, Valdosta Main Street and the City Center Arts District released an all-call to artists earlier in the year asking for mural submissions for the space.

City cuts ribbon on grant house

October 16, 2020

Valdosta Daily Times

The City of Valdosta held a ribbon-cutting ceremony earlier this month for a newly reconstructed home on New Hudson Street.

Valdosta negotiates transit system

October 13, 2020

Valdosta Daily Times

City officials are negotiating a transportation contract with Via-River North Transit, an on-demand, microtransit company.

Controversial Lake Park rezoning request withdrawn

October 8, 2020

Valdosta Daily Times

A vote on a developer’s request for a controversial rezoning had been scheduled Tuesday for Lake Park City Council meeting but never took place. That’s because it was withdrawn “for further consideration” by the developer, Mayor Keith Sandlin said.

Chalk It Up: Main Street hosts sidewalk art competition

October 5, 2020

Valdosta Daily Times

Rachel Thrasher, Valdosta Main Street program coordinator, said the event served as a kickoff to Georgia Cities Week and allowed chalk artists of any age to come show off their talents around the historic downtown courthouse.

Valdosta debuts FestiFall

September 30, 2020

Valdosta Daily Times

he observance of Halloween prompts a new event from the city in coming weeks.

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