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Road Closure on Eager Road Extended Through August 8, 2014

Road Closure on Eager Road Extended Through August 8, 2014

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The City of Valdosta’s Engineering Department has extended the timeline of work on Eager Road to complete base repairs through August 8, 2014. During repairs, the eastbound lane of Eager Road will be closed from Berkley Drive to Oak Street.  Detour routes will be in place for the redirection of traffic in this area […]

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Fussell Tire & Services Invest in Logistics/Distribution Support Facility

Fussell Tire & Services Invest in Logistics/Distribution Support Facility

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta-Lowndes Development Authority (VLDA) announced today that Fussell Tire & Service will establish a new commercial logistics/distribution maintenance services/support facility in Westside Business Park. The project represents a $2 million investment, will retain 6 jobs and create 10 new jobs. “We welcome Fussell Tire to our Westside Business Park and congratulate […]

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Cardiac, Vascular, Thoracic & Endovascular Surgeons  Join South Georgia Medical Center

Cardiac, Vascular, Thoracic & Endovascular Surgeons Join South Georgia Medical Center

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, GA d/b/a South Georgia Medical Center announces that Randall B. Brown, MD; Joe H. Johnson MD; and Maurice M. Solis, MD have joined the Medical Staff of South Georgia Medical Center to perform comprehensive cardiac, thoracic, peripheral vascular and endovascular surgery services at the […]

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Southeastern Federal Credit Union Intent to Merge with Nashville Credit Union

Southeastern Federal Credit Union Intent to Merge with Nashville Credit Union

| July 31, 2014 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The Board of Directors at Southeastern Federal Credit Union and Nashville Credit Union has announced their intent to merge the two Georgia-based credit unions. The combined partnership will provide a broader array of financial products, services and technology to Nashville Credit Union members and expand Southeastern Federal Credit Union’s member base. “We […]

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Valdosta Police Department  Gains Reaccreditation Through CALEA

Valdosta Police Department Gains Reaccreditation Through CALEA

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Chief Brian Childress of the Valdosta Police Department proudly announces the department’s 5th reaccreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). The department was awarded reaccreditation status at the CALEA conference held in Schaumburg, Illinois July 23-26th, 2014. The department was initially accredited in 1999 and has maintained accreditation […]

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Business of the Week: Wilson Eye Center

Business of the Week: Wilson Eye Center

| July 31, 2014 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – Wilson Eye Center was named the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce Leading Business of the Week for the week of July 28. Wilson Eye Center has been serving the Valdosta area for more than 30 years. The business that began with only one doctor and one employee has grown into a multi-doctor […]

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Colt Ford Brings Hick Hop to Wild Adventures

Colt Ford Brings Hick Hop to Wild Adventures

| July 30, 2014 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – South Georgia natives Colt Ford and Shannon Houchins return home Saturday night as a country music star and a star producer as Wild Adventures welcomes something a little different, hick hop music. Colt Ford combines country music and rap for a relatively new genre called hick hop. His new album “Thanks for […]

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Valdosta Middle School Teacher Collaborates with VSU through Summer GIFT Program

Valdosta Middle School Teacher Collaborates with VSU through Summer GIFT Program

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – For the past three years, Valdosta Middle School teacher Cody Moncrief has collaborated with Dr. Tom Manning, professor of chemistry at Valdosta State University, to explore STEM instruction and teaching practices through the GIFT (Georgia Intern Fellowship for Teachers) program. This year, Moncrief worked with science majors from VSU and area middle […]

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The Medicine Shoppe Cuts Ribbon on New Location

The Medicine Shoppe Cuts Ribbon on New Location

| July 30, 2014 | 4 Comments

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors celebrated with The Medicine Shoppe during its ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, July 18. Robert Hatton, the store’s owner, considered the event a success. “I thought it was great,” said Hatton. “I was impressed at the turn out and the commitment of so many Chamber […]

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