Monarch Hair Solutions and Salon, LLC – Ribbon Cutting

Monarch Hair Solutions & Salon, LLC, Valdosta’s new cranial prostheses center, opened its doors Thurs., June 26 immediately following its ribbon cutting ceremony. Angela Roark, also the owner of Hair Spray Salon and Spa, is excited about her new business and looks forward to serving the Valdosta community. 2014 has been a very important year for the already successful entrepreneur. In April of this year, … Continue reading Monarch Hair Solutions and Salon, LLC – Ribbon Cutting

Leading Business of the Week – The Scruggs Company

In 1965, brothers Kenny and Ferrell Scruggs collaborated to create an extension to their father’s original concrete-masonry sand business; it was deemed The Scruggs Company. The new business began to thrive and soon included concrete, asphalt and sand plants; the owners also began taking on considerable amounts of highway/sitework contracting work. By 1981, the operation had split into two separate businesses with Kenny overseeing a new corporation called … Continue reading Leading Business of the Week – The Scruggs Company

The Art of Business

The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce and Annette Howell Turner Center For the Arts partnered to host The Art of Business on June 19. The event offered local businesses the opportunity to network with other members of the business community and consumer market, inform potential clientele of their services, and raffle off prizes to lucky attendees, all in a relaxing atmosphere surrounded by beautiful artwork. Cheryl … Continue reading The Art of Business

Sisters 2 Sisters Boutique- Ribbon Cutting

Sisters 2 Sisters Boutique hosted their ribbon cutting ceremony at their new location on Tuesday, June 17th. The business was previously located at Southland Ministries on Highway 84 before Patty Lee, the owner of the non-profit boutique, decided it was time to move their operation closer to town. The move has proven beneficial to the business. “The ceremony was a blessing,” said Lee. “The community was … Continue reading Sisters 2 Sisters Boutique- Ribbon Cutting

SGMAC to Conduct Economic Impact Study of Moody Air Force Base

Moody Air Force Base has been a key economic engine to the region for many years. Since its inception in 1941, the base has been a major contributor to the area’s development and has become an invaluable asset with regards to creating jobs, providing human capital, and increasing commerce within its surrounding communities. However, despite these notable benefits to the region, the proposed drawdown of … Continue reading SGMAC to Conduct Economic Impact Study of Moody Air Force Base

Leading Business of the Week – Valdosta Daily Times

Valdosta Daily Times has been the Valdosta-Lowndes area’s leading source of news for over a century. The company began serving the region in 1869, and almost 150 years later their newspaper is still the most highly rated in the region. Valdosta Daily Times attributes its place as the region’s best news source to its continuous search for new ways to inform its audience through innovation … Continue reading Leading Business of the Week – Valdosta Daily Times

Studio 8 Design – Ribbon Cutting

Studio 8 Design, a new architectural firm located on Bemiss Road, officially opened its doors immediately following its ribbon cutting and open house event on Friday afternoon. According to Malinda Taylor, a member of the firm, the event was well attended and a great way to kick start the business. “We are so fortunate to have such good friends and relationships within the community and … Continue reading Studio 8 Design – Ribbon Cutting

Chubby’s Chicken Fingers & More – Ribbon Cutting

Chubby’s Chicken Fingers and More had its ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, June 13, followed by a tasting for all who attended. Rob Nix, the manager of the new location on Baytree Road, was pleased with the turnout and considered the event a success. He and his employees are looking forward to serving the Valdosta Community when Chubby’s Chicken Fingers opens on Wednesday, June 18. … Continue reading Chubby’s Chicken Fingers & More – Ribbon Cutting

Chamber Partners with VSU’s College of Business to Host Economic Summit

VALDOSTA, GA – The Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce and Valdosta State University will host the 4th Annual Economic Summit in late August. Top community leaders will come together to discuss strategy for improving Valdosta-Lowndes County economically. Keynote speaker, George Mehaffy, Vice President for Academic Leadership and Change at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), will discuss productive strategies between communities and … Continue reading Chamber Partners with VSU’s College of Business to Host Economic Summit

Leading Business of the Week – EXIT Realty in Touch

EXIT Realty in Touch opened the doors to its new office on January 1, 2010 – right in the middle of the worst real estate collapse this country had ever witnessed. Though many thought that Scott and Satrina Plyler were crazy to make such a daring move in a time of turmoil and deprivation, they were determined to make a go of their business and … Continue reading Leading Business of the Week – EXIT Realty in Touch