VLCDA Lands New Hahira Facility

VALDOSTA -- The Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority (VLCDA) announced Wednesday that Bimbo Bakeries USA Distribution, a subsidiary of one of America’s top producers of premium baked goods, will construct a new 7,500-square-foot distribution facility in Hahira…

The ADR International Appeal and Opportunity for Host…

Gary Wisenbaker, Valdosta Today Contibutor: While covering an aspect of the Alternative Dispute Resolution- or ADR- process somewhat beyond its practical applicability on the local level, this article still demonstrates the appeal of the ADR…

Putting Sales at the Center of Strategy

Harvard Business Review: For many years Document Security Management (a pseudonym) had a thriving business in retrieving and shredding or securely storing organizations’ documents. Executives and their assistants loved its one-stop-shopping value proposition, and the…

Sunbelt Ag Expo Opens October 14-16

MOULTRIE -- The 37th Annual Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition explodes with 3 days of non-stop action unveiling new technology in agriculture and rural living. Over 1,200 exhibitors will display and demonstrate products and welcome thousands of…

Open Difficult Conversations with the Punchline

Harvard Business Review: Many of us dread initiating difficult conversations, like giving negative feedback and delivering bad news, so we often inadvertently make the encounter more uncomfortable by dancing around the main point. Instead, lead…

SUMMER DROUGHT MAY AFFECT HALF OF STATE’S PEANUT…

TIFTON -- Georgia's non-irrigated peanuts may have a very low yield potential due to a prolonged summer drought, said University of Georgia Extension peanut agronomist Scott Monfort. "I think with the non-irrigated acres for most…

Georgia sports car maker expresses optimism

Walter C. Jones, Morris News Service for Valdosta Today ATLANTA -- Georgia may be the site of Kia Motors’ assembly plant and the North American sales office for Porsche, but the one homegrown carmaker is…

Learn to Say the Perfect “No”

Harvard Business Review: It’s not easy to say no to a coworker or boss, because we fear damaging the relationship or appearing incapable. We need to stop looking at saying no as a choice between…