Jennifer Pardo from Fitzgerald has been selected as the top student in the Stafford School of Business at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Dr. Renata Elad, Dean of the Stafford School of Business, said Pardo will receive the Award of Distinction.
MANA Nutrition Set Out to Save the 16 Million Children Suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition.
Approximately 16 million children under the age of five are affected by severe acute malnutrition (SAM) across the globe. These children are nine times more likely to die than well-nourished children, and in fact, 35% of deaths among children under
April 2020-Polar Beverages
Preparations to add additional 50,000 SF to Polar Beverage distribution warehouse are underway. With a growing demand and customer base, Polar Beverage’s need to add additional warehouse space has been expedited. This is the second construction project in the newly
COVID-19 Business Resources
Attached are a few resources available to businesses to help with COVID-19 concerns. Business Resources
Employee Requirements During COVID-19
There have been several requests for clarification related to employee activity after a known test for or exposure to COVID-19. On March 23, 2020, Kathleen E. Toomey, Commissioner, State Health Office signed an Amended Administrative Order for Public Health Control
April 2020-Site Improvements
The Fitzgerald and Ben Hill County Development Authority has began site improvements on a 50 + acres tract of land to enhance its ability to market to future business and industry. The tract front US Hwy 319 and containing 30
Duluth, GA based Millex acquires former Shaw Industries facility with plans to bring new manufacturing process and jobs to Fitzgerald. Millex is a leader in furniture manufacturing for the hospitality industry. The 225,000 facility will be Millex’s 2nd manufacturing facility
February 2019-Golden Boy
Golden Boy Foods, one of the world’s leaders in peanut butter production, follows 2017 expansion with plans to make significant 2020 capital investment in Fitzgerald facility.
November 2019-Ben Hill County School System Partner of the Year
The Fitzgerald and Ben hill County Development Authority has been named the Ben Hill County School System partner of the year. Ever recognizing the connection between public education and economic development, the Development Authority has been instrumental in assisting the
Spetember 2018-Pryority Powdercoatings
Pryority Powdercoatings opens largest and most technologically advanced electrostatic paint operation in Fitzgerald. Thinking outside the box and reinventing a former big box shopping center, Pryority Powdercoatings has launched a new venture in Fitzgerald. The facility will complement operations at