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Employment up, unemployment rate down in Southern Georgia in August

Employment up, unemployment rate down in Southern Georgia in August

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that Southern Georgia’s unemployment and jobs picture looked bright in August. Butler said Wednesday that in August the unemployment rate was just 5 percent, unemployment claims fell and job growth continued to climb. “The August numbers show Southern Georgia’s economy and outlook for employment remains healthy,” said Butler. The […]

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Wiregrass Tech is Preparing for Industry Needs 

Wiregrass Tech is Preparing for Industry Needs 

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA –  In the 1990’s there was a huge push for high school and college students to consider Health Occupation careers with the growing number of the baby boomer generation getting older.  Now, Manufacturing and Construction industries are feeling the effects of an aging population. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College works closely with industries and businesses in […]

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Stewarding the Precious Children in Your Care

Stewarding the Precious Children in Your Care

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Curt Fowler | Fowler & Company Barry-Wehmiller is committed to building a better world through business. They seem to be doing a pretty good job. Today the Barry-Wehmiller companies have total revenues of $2.4B. How they achieved this level of success is an interesting story. The company was founded in 1885 as a maker […]

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How Chick-fil-a Delivers Amazing Service

How Chick-fil-a Delivers Amazing Service

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Curt Fowler | Fowler & Company No one can argue that a visit to a Chick-fil-a is a higher-level experience than what you get from most fast food restaurants. Have you ever wondered how they manage to deliver great food and a great experience when restaurants right down the street paying their people similar […]

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Claim Your Farts

Claim Your Farts

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Curt Fowler | Fowler & Company Yep, the secret to being a better leader is claiming your farts (or tootie booties as we call them in our house) and claiming all the other really embarrassing screw ups that you’d prefer no one ever know about. The first step in building any relationship is developing […]

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Bush Wealth Management: September Economic Update

Bush Wealth Management: September Economic Update

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Stacy Bush covers three main topics that were part of the economic headlines in August, and how those headlines influenced the markets and economic outlook. We will also try to give you some insight into what those influences might mean for you as an investor.

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Vu Named DAISY Extraordinary Nurse 

Vu Named DAISY Extraordinary Nurse 

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – ThuyLinh Vu, a registered nurse at South Georgia Medical Center’s emergency department was named the Sept. DAISY Award Recipient for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the international DAISY Foundation developed to recognize the amazing care provided by nurses every day.    Vu was nominated by an ER patient who praised Vu’s […]

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Lowndes County Food Scores

Lowndes County Food Scores

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Health Department August 2, 2017 – September 3, 2017. Autry’s BBQ (Food Service Inspections) 1811 S PATTERSON ST VALDOSTA, GA 31601 View inspections: August 22, 2017 Score: 96, Grade: A B W Lester Headstart (Food Service Inspections) 2522 COPELAND RD VALDOSTA, GA 31601 View inspections: August 31, 2017 Score: 100, Grade: A Barberitos […]

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Local Food Production Leaders Attend Food Safety Training

Local Food Production Leaders Attend Food Safety Training

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Over 40 individuals working in the food production industry attended the Manufacturing Growth, Tools for a Stronger Business, Complying with Food Safety Standards training. The 2-hour training session held at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College on Tuesday, August 29, gave insight on accountability for the safety of food for human consumption, including complying with the […]

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Three Steps to Dramatically Increase the Value of Your Company

Three Steps to Dramatically Increase the Value of Your Company

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Curt Fowler | Fowler & Company In a purely economic sense, the value of any for-profit business is the present value of its cash flows. A lot more goes into the valuation of a business and there are exceptions where businesses are valued based on metrics that most ordinary Americans could never understand (just […]

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