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Pearlman Cancer Center Receives CoC Outstanding Achievement Award

Pearlman Cancer Center Receives CoC Outstanding Achievement Award

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Pearlman Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center recently received the Commission on Cancer’s Outstanding Achievement Award. The award is designed to recognize cancer programs that strive for excellence in demonstrating compliance with CoC standards and are committed to ensuring high quality cancer care. Pearlman is one of only two hospitals in […]

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Bush Wealth Management: Still Time to Contribute to IRA

Bush Wealth Management: Still Time to Contribute to IRA

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you have yet to contribute to a Traditional or Roth IRA, don’t worry there’s still time. You will have until April 15th to contribute for the 2016 year. You can contribute up to $5,500, or $6,500 if you’re over the age of fifty. However, there are stipulations depending on your income. Please give Bush […]

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Continuance of Poultry Assembly Suspension in Georgia

Continuance of Poultry Assembly Suspension in Georgia

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — In an effort to minimize the risk of Avian Influenza entering our Georgia poultry flocks, the state veterinarian for Georgia has suspended all poultry exhibitions, swaps and meets, shows or sales at festivals, flea markets or auctions in the State of Georgia until further notice. This temporary suspension is in response to the […]

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Banker’s Roundtable to Improve Quality of Life for Persons with Disabilities

Banker’s Roundtable to Improve Quality of Life for Persons with Disabilities

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Valdosta Mayor’s Council for Persons with Disabilities will host a Banker’s Roundtable on March 27, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., to brainstorm the financial accessibility issues faced by individuals with disabilities and to seek solutions for improved services. This event will be held in the Valdosta City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose Room and is co-sponsored […]

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Sears has “substantial doubt” about its future

Sears has “substantial doubt” about its future

| March 24, 2017 | 1 Comments

NEWARK, N.J. (WCTV) – Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is “substantial doubt” that it will be able to keep its doors open. Company shares, which hit an all-time low last month, tumbled more than 5 percent before the opening bell Wednesday. Chairman and CEO Edward Lampert’s hedge fund has forwarded […]

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Big Turnout Expected for Second Annual SGCE Job Fair

Big Turnout Expected for Second Annual SGCE Job Fair

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The South Georgia Coalition for Employment (SGCE) will host its second annual job fair on Thursday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the James H. Rainwater Conference Center located at 1 Meeting Place in Valdosta. The job fair is a collaboration of the City of Valdosta and several area sponsors […]

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Barwick awarded economic development scholarship grant

Barwick awarded economic development scholarship grant

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Meghan Barwick, Marketing & Research Manager, Valdosta-Lowndes Development Authority, was awarded a Professional Development scholarship grant to attend the Basic Economic Development Course by the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA). The grant was approved by the GEDA board at its March monthly board meeting in Atlanta.  Through its Professional Development Committee, chaired by Scott […]

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Smart Business Talk with Angela Ward : Featuring Stan Crance, Victoria Allen and Candy Rowe

Smart Business Talk with Angela Ward : Featuring Stan Crance, Victoria Allen and Candy Rowe

| March 20, 2017 | 8 Comments

Season Two of “Smart Business Talk with Angela Ward” is in full swing, and this week’s episode features Stan Crance of The Lowndes County Development Authority, Victoria Allen owner of Platinum Styles Hair Salon and Candy Rowe of Fairway Outdoor.

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What Does Medicare Cover?

What Does Medicare Cover?

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Medicare is a federal program that provides health insurance to retired individuals, regardless of their medical condition, and some younger people with disabilities or certain health conditions. You can get Medicare coverage either by enrolling in Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage Plan like an HMO or a PPO. Original Medicare is divided into hospital […]

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JC Penney stores in Thomasville, Tifton to close doors

JC Penney stores in Thomasville, Tifton to close doors

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

THOMASVILLE – JC Penney stores in Thomasville and Tifton are among the 138 total stores slated to close later this year. The stores are currently located at Gateway Plaza in Thomasville and the Tifton Mall. No other area stores are expected to be closed. The retailer announced the closings in February and today released a […]

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