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February 2018

Industry Retention and Expansion Vital for Economic Growth

Industry Retention and Expansion Vital for Economic Growth

February 2, 2018

Recruiting new businesses is a top priority in Georgia and a job that the state does very well. For the fifth consecutive year, Georgia has been named the No. 1 state in the nation to do business by...

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August 2017

Martin’s Keeps Rolling with Valdosta

Martin’s Keeps Rolling with Valdosta

August 28, 2017

VALDOSTA — Lloyd and Lois Martin had a conundrum in 2007. Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe, Inc., was expanding so quickly it could not keep up with demand. “We were shipping from Pennsylvania all the...

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Great Promise Partnership: Developing the next greatest generation

Great Promise Partnership: Developing the next greatest generation

August 7, 2017

VALDOSTA — “This could be the next greatest generation,” Mike Beatty said of high school students of today. Beatty is president and chief executive officer of Great Promise Partnership, Inc. GPP...

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February 2017

Valdosta-Lowndes County Becoming A Top Choice For New Businesses and Industries in Georgia

Valdosta-Lowndes County Becoming A Top Choice For New Businesses and Industries in Georgia

February 24, 2017

With a prime geographic location, robust infrastructure, skilled workforce, and a vibrant quality of life, it is easy to see why Valdosta-Lowndes County is becoming a top choice for new businesses...

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December 2016

Valdosta-Lowndes County Creating a Viable Manufacturing Landscape

Valdosta-Lowndes County Creating a Viable Manufacturing Landscape

December 13, 2016

Companies like Archer Daniels Midland, Hunt Industries, Saft America, South Georgia Pecan, and Steeda play an integral part of Valdosta-Lowndes County’s viable manufacturing landscape. The simple...

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Made In Valdosta: Sunset Farm Foods

Made In Valdosta: Sunset Farm Foods

December 8, 2016

“Valdosta-Lowndes County is a great business minded community and we have been proud to have been doing business here for 98 years, “said Tom Carroll, President of Sunset Farm Foods , a 4th...

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Made In Valdosta: Archer Daniel Midland

Made In Valdosta: Archer Daniel Midland

December 1, 2016

Archer Daniel Midland (ADM) is one of the largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers in the world, with more than 32,300 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. ...

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November 2016

Made In Valdosta: American Drill Bushing

Made In Valdosta: American Drill Bushing

November 29, 2016

ADB originally known as “American Drill Bushing”, started in Los Angeles in 1945 making drill bushings. A focus on the current product line, the hoist rings, began in 1964 when the company patented...

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October 2015

Made In Valdosta: Steeda

Made In Valdosta: Steeda

October 29, 2015

Made In Valdosta: Steeda Posted on Oct 25, 2015 by Stuart Taylor  VALDOSTA — In the mid-1980s, Steeda was idling at a crossroads.   Owner Dario Orlando grew up in a suburb of Detroit. His...

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June 2015

Valdosta Art Initiative to be Featured at Georgia Municipal Association Convention

June 22, 2015

Valdosta is proud to be one of 12 Georgia cities selected by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) to showcase how it has utilized public art and culture as a tool for community and economic...

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