Category Archives: Jobs and Industry

Georgia DOT announces new contracts in our area, part of U.S. 84 to be resurfaced

ATLANTA (June 10, 2016) | On June 8, 2016, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) announced it awarded 37 contracts for statewide construction projects totaling over $82.7 million. These projects were advertised for bids in May and awarded on June 3. The projects include resurfacing 13.3 miles of SR 38 in Grady and Thomas counties and 18.3 miles… Read More »

Bainbridge State College Means Millions to Southwest Georgia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 12, 2016 BSC contributes greatly to regional economic impact Recently, a report was released showing the major regional economic impact Bainbridge State College has on the counties it serves. According to a report released in April by the Selig Center for Economic Growth, the overall fiscal year 2015 regional economic impact of Bainbridge State… Read More »




Bainbridge Manufacturing – What’s the Deal Part 2 (photos)

A little over a year ago (March 23, 2015), Sowegalive was treated to a tour of the Bainbridge Manufacturing facility and listened as CEO Abraham Levy laid out the plan to open the plant and put Decatur County folks to work.  From last year’s article: “More machinery will be arriving over the next three months, and the last piece… Read More »

SWGA Area News: Fatal Plane Crash in Albany

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Monday, February 1, 2016: ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A plane crashed claimed the lives of three in Albany this weekend BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – The future of the Pines Golf Course, a Decatur County funded 18-hole course at the Industrial Park, is in question. THOMASVILLE (TIMES ENTERPRISE) — Employees at Thomasville’s… Read More »

SW Georgia company, Meredian Holdings Group, to be honored at Georgia Bio Awards

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Georgia Bio, in conjunction with the Metro Atlanta Chamber, today announced Meredian Holdings Group (MHG) as the 2016 Phoenix Award recipient for its decision to broaden sponsored research support of the University of Georgia engineering faculty and expand MHG’s laboratory footprint in Athens. The organization will be honored at the Georgia Bio Annual Awards Dinner on January 28,… Read More »