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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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Metro Valdosta’s jobless rate unchanged at 5 percent in July

Metro Valdosta’s jobless rate unchanged at 5 percent in July

| August 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Metro Valdosta’s unemployment rate was unchanged from June to July at 5 percent. In July 2016, the rate was 5.6 percent. “While Metro Valdosta’s rate was unchanged, 343 more people went back to work,” said Commissioner Mark Butler. “It’s great to see Valdosta’s economy growing. Since July 2016, Valdosta has gained 500 jobs, a […]

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Can You Afford This?

Can You Afford This?

| August 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Curt Fowler | Fowler & Company Imagine that you are the CEO of Company B. Company B employs 1,000 workers. Your employees have just been surveyed about the goals of your organization. Here are the results: Only 150 of your workers are aware of the goals of your organization. Only 60 of your workers […]

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Sorrentino Joins Pearlman Team

Sorrentino Joins Pearlman Team

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – South Georgia Medical Center’s Pearlman Cancer Center welcomes Peter Sorrentino as the new Administrative Director of Cancer Services. Sorrentino comes to Valdosta from Chicago where he worked for Bristol-Myers Squibb as a senior institutional business manager. His job included increasing market share and growing product awareness specific to hospital oncology needs. Originally, Sorrentino […]

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Valdosta Main Street Director Appointed to GDA Board

Valdosta Main Street Director Appointed to GDA Board

| August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Valdosta Main Street Director Ellen Hill was recently appointed to the Georgia Downtown Association Board of Directors to serve a two-year term from 2017-2019. The Georgia Downtown Association is the state’s leading advocate for the economic viability of Georgia’s traditional downtowns. As a professional working to foster downtown revitalization, historic preservation, community economic development […]

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