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Chamber Initiative Helps Businesses Save Money

Chamber Initiative Helps Businesses Save Money

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber is working for you, offering your business a way to save big on your workers’ compensation premiums. DRUGS DON’T WORK in South Georgia implements policy development, supervisor training, employee education, employee assistance programs and drug testing for its members. In addition, members save 7.5 percent on workers’ compensation insurance […]

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Azalea Health Announces Agreement to Merge  with simplifyMD

Azalea Health Announces Agreement to Merge with simplifyMD

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Azalea Health, a provider of cloud-based healthcare solutions and services, has announced  an agreement to merge with simplifyMD, a complete electronic health records (EHR) provider. The merger positions the two privately held companies to become a leading provider of a fully integrated, cloud-based healthcare management and medical billing solution. With a focus […]

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Seniors 65 and Older Can Audit Thomas University classes for free

Seniors 65 and Older Can Audit Thomas University classes for free

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

THOMASVILLE, GA – Thomas University recently lowered the age at which members of the community can audit classes for free. Now seniors 65 and older can audit classes without paying an audit fee. The fee for all others to audit classes is $100 per credit. “Life-long learners have the advantage of having Thomas University in […]

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Signal Upgrades Will Improve Traffic Flow on U.S. 129/SR 11 in Nashville

Signal Upgrades Will Improve Traffic Flow on U.S. 129/SR 11 in Nashville

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

NASHVILLE, GA – Upgraded signal heads controlled by a state-of-the-art system designed to improve the efficiency and safety of traffic flow are expected to be operational by the end of September at three intersections on U.S. 129/state Route 11 in Nashville. The upgrade is part of a $436,297.85 Georgia Department of Transportation project awarded in […]

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Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial Hold Ribbon Cutting

Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial Hold Ribbon Cutting

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce and its Ambassadors welcomed the Valdosta chapter of Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, July 15. The ceremony took place on the front steps of the Barber House. Financial Representative Tiffany Fletcher said, “The ceremony went phenomenally and I could not […]

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Construction of New Water Main on W. Savannah Avenue

Construction of New Water Main on W. Savannah Avenue

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The City of Valdosta will install a new 8-inch water main at the intersection of S. Briggs Street and W. Savannah Avenue. The work is scheduled for July 23 -25, between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, weather permitting. At various times of the construction, the road may […]

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Speed Limit Increase on U.S. 84/SR 38 Between Thomasville and Bainbridge

Speed Limit Increase on U.S. 84/SR 38 Between Thomasville and Bainbridge

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

TIFTON, GA – If you’ve traveled on U.S. 84/state Route 38 between Thomasville and Bainbridge recently you might have noticed the speed limit signs now read 65 instead of 55. The Georgia Department of Transportation raised the limit from the west side of Thomasville to the east side of Bainbridge based on the results of […]

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Sewer Main Construction in Annexed Island 35B

Sewer Main Construction in Annexed Island 35B

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA- The City of Valdosta Engineering Department will continue sewer main construction in Annexed Island 35B for two weeks, beginning Monday, July 21. The Oak Street southbound lane, from Smithbriar Drive to Thea Lane, will be closed during construction but will be opened at the end of each day. The work is expected to […]

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Business of the Week: Baytree Animal Hospital

Business of the Week: Baytree Animal Hospital

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Baytree Animal Hospital was named Leading Business of the Week by the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce for July 14th. Baytree Animal Hospital is one of Valdosta’s most highly-rated veterinary hospitals. It seeks first and foremost to offer the best care and service possible to its clients and their owners through its capable […]

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Turn Your Work Experience into a Degree

Turn Your Work Experience into a Degree

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – More often than not non-traditional students are the most common type of student found on many college campuses including Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. Wiregrass students often remark on how beneficial it is to be in a classroom with non-traditional students who are most often adult learners with years of work experience and […]

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