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GAF Materials: Commercial Roofing Industry Leader to Expand in Georgia, Invest $146M in Lowndes County

September 7, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that GAF Materials, a Standard Industries company and one of the largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturers in North America, will create 135...


Virtual World Technologies Opens Modern New Facility in Hahira Business Park

August 15, 2022

Virtual World Technologies Opens Modern New Facility in Hahira Business Park  Virtual World Technologies (VWT) is celebrating its new home in the Hahira Business Park. The 9,000-square-foot building, located...


Making the Work Connection

June 15, 2022

Workforce Training: Wired for Workforce student Keethon Scruggs receives forklift training from Mike Day, Wiregrass Tech's area director for the Welding Department and forklift trainer.   Making the Work...


Valdosta-Lowndes County Welcomed Georgia Department of Economic Development

November 5, 2021

  Valdosta-Lowndes County Welcomed Georgia Department of Economic Development On Nov. 3-4, the Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority hosted the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Board of Directors meeting. The...


Recognizing the Economic Importance of Manufacturing in Lowndes County  

October 11, 2021

  Recognizing the Economic Importance of Manufacturing in Lowndes County     Valdosta, Georgia—In recognition of the importance of the manufacturing industry, Lowndes County Commission Chairman Bill...


Valdosta Ranked in Top 10 of U.S. Metros for Job Recovery

September 1, 2021

Valdosta Ranked in Top 10 of U.S. Metros for Job Recovery The Valdosta metro area outpaced communities across the U.S. in job recovery. Business Facilities named metro Valdosta in...


Gov. Kemp Applauds Bimbo QSR for Establishing Valdosta Food Processing Facility

April 27, 2021

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Bimbo QSR, a subsidiary of Mexican multinational company Grupo Bimbo, will invest more than $25 million in opening a food processing...


Colonial Bag Company, Inc. Announce Expansion in Lake Park, Georgia

April 22, 2021

Colonial Bag Company, Inc. Announce Expansion in Lake Park, Georgia   Valdosta, Georgia- The Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority (VLCDA) announced today that Colonial Bag Company, Inc. will expand their manufacturing...


Correct Craft to Open Supreme Boats Manufacturing Facility in Valdosta, Create 90 Jobs

January 13, 2021

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Correct Craft, a leader in building tournament inboard, freshwater fishing, utility and recreational boats, will invest more than $1.7 million...


Schruijer Elected Chair At Georgia Economic Developers Association 2020 Annual Business Meeting

October 2, 2020

Schruijer Elected Chair At Georgia Economic Developers Association 2020 Annual Business Meeting   ATLANTA – Andrea Schruijer, Executive Director, Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority, has been elected Chair of the Georgia Economic...


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