Shoes, shades and accessories: Country Cobbler is ready for spring

Friday marked the first official day of spring and the team at Country Cobbler in Valdosta was ready. The family-owned retailer has been styling Valdostans since 1964 with a great selection of brand name footwear and accessories. This year’s sandal collection will have you gearing up for a pedicure. “We live by two basic principles at Country Cobbler,” said store owner, Cason Williams. “First is … Continue reading Shoes, shades and accessories: Country Cobbler is ready for spring

Member 101 offers Chamber members a chance to learn about their benefits

Each month, the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber welcomes new and returning Chamber members to attend Member 101 at the E.R. Barber House, located at 416 North Ashley Street in Valdosta. Members have the opportunity to not only interact with Chamber staff members, but also meet other new Chamber members from across the Metro Valdosta area. Member 101 is a great way to get plugged into what’s going … Continue reading Member 101 offers Chamber members a chance to learn about their benefits

Building for the Future: Chamber to launch campaign to spruce up 100-year-old E.R. Barber House

You only get one chance to make a legendary first impression. The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber has made the E.R. Barber House its home since 1981, welcoming more than 2,800 visitors, Chamber members and citizens through its doors each year. At 100-years-old, the historic home, located at 416 North Ashley Street in Valdosta, is in need of a touch up. The Barber House was built in 1915 … Continue reading Building for the Future: Chamber to launch campaign to spruce up 100-year-old E.R. Barber House

South Georgia House of Hope to open upscale thrift store this weekend

March is a big month for the South Georgia House of Hope. The long-term residential Christian home for women struggling with drug and alcohol abuse celebrated ten years of operation this month, and is set to open a new venture, Restored Treasures Upscale Thrift Store on Saturday, March 21. “Restored Treasures will specialize in upscale, gently used furniture, appliances and home décor,” said Sharon Wagner, … Continue reading South Georgia House of Hope to open upscale thrift store this weekend

Committed to community: Dr. Roan and his team recognized as Chamber’s Leading Business of the Week Valdosta Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, P.C. Serves Valdosta area for more than 35 years

Oral & maxillofacial surgery is a specialty in dentistry that requires dental, medical and surgical knowledge and skill. Dr. John Roan and his team at Valdosta Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, P.C. (Valdosta OMS) have been specializing in this type of dentistry in the Valdosta area for more than 35 years. On Monday, the team was recognized as the Chamber’s Leading Business of the Week. Dr. … Continue reading Committed to community: Dr. Roan and his team recognized as Chamber’s Leading Business of the Week Valdosta Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, P.C. Serves Valdosta area for more than 35 years

There’s a new sub in town, Jersey Mike’s opens in Valdosta

Once you step your foot in the door at Jersey Mike’s Subs, you can smell that they’re doing something right. The franchise has been around since 1956, and so has their bread recipe. Jersey Mike’s is known for their freshly sliced subs served on freshly baked bread, and it’s time that Valdosta has a taste. Owners Kim and Angelo Crowell are no strangers to opening … Continue reading There’s a new sub in town, Jersey Mike’s opens in Valdosta

Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber and local business leaders sit down with Georgia Secretary of State, Brian Kemp

The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber along with Coleman Talley hosted a VIP luncheon with Georgia Secretary of State, Brian Kemp, and local business leaders today. Kemp was in town to speak at the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) Conference held at the Rainwater Conference Center. “I ran for office to bring common sense business practices and a small business owner’s mentality to government,” Kemp … Continue reading Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber and local business leaders sit down with Georgia Secretary of State, Brian Kemp

Nominations Open for 2015 Winners in the Workplace $1500 cash prize and other recognitions await four local employees

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Winners in the Workplace awards hosted by the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber, First State Bank & Trust Co. and Fresh Beginnings/ELead1one. Employers are encouraged to nominate those employees who have truly gone above and beyond the call of duty in the workplace. There will be a winner selected from each of the following categories: Small Business Employee, Small Business Supervisor, … Continue reading Nominations Open for 2015 Winners in the Workplace $1500 cash prize and other recognitions await four local employees