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Mitchell County Industry Spotlight - FireDex Pelham, Georgia

Company Feature: Fire-Dex www.firedex.com If you visit their website, you will find that FireDex is “a family-owned, global manufacturer of personal protective equipment (PPE) for firefighters and first responders. With a strong emphasis on health and safety and a mission “to serve those who serve”, we've paved the path of innovation for head-to-toe products, offering turnout gear, rescue & wildland PPE, boots, hoods, gloves, helmets, and even isolation...



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The 2020 Census. Every. One. Counts.

Every ten years, the United States conducts a census to count every man, woman and child living in the country. This year the census is critically important, but projections estimate that up to 2% of Georgians will not be counted. The reasons are many; fear of the way the information will be used, skepticism of the process, or even just a lack of knowledge that it’s being conducted. For small communities like Mitchell County and other rural places, getting an accurate count of the...



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2020 Georgia Quail Hunt

Earlier this month, we were honored to be included in the Georgia Quail Hunt, an invitation only event that welcomes both international and stateside business executives to get to know the people and natural beauty of Georgia. The annual event is hosted by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and brings business and industry leaders to South Georgia to enjoy the beauty of our state. Many industries considering a relocation or expansion want to make sure that the place where they locate their...



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Mitchell County Industry Spotlight - Alltech

January Blog Company Feature: Alltech www.alltech.com Alltech was founded in 1980 by Dr Pearse Lyons, an Irish immigrant who was passionate about agriculture and sustainability and believed he could use his knowledge to bring better nutrition to animals and crops around the world. The company has a facility in Baconton, just north of Camilla in Mitchell County, and also has a sales office in nearby Thomasville, GA. Their North American headquarters are in...



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Mitchell County Industry Spotlight - Waters Agricultural Laboratories, Inc

Company Feature: Waters Agricultural Laboratories, Inc. Camilla, GA In south Georgia, agriculture is big business. And these days, it’s also a highly technical, scientific business. To serve the industry, of the best agricultural labs in the country is based right here in Mitchell County, to serve our important agriculture industries. Founded in 1976 by Dr Raymond L. Waters, Waters Labs now has four locations, including their headquarters and first facility...



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The Hand Building, Pelham, Georgia

November Blog The Hand Building, Pelham, GA In Pelham, Georgia, stands an architectural history lesson. The Hand Building, designed by Judson Larrabee Hand and modeled after Marshall Field’s in Chicago was opened in 1916 and still stands today. While it has suffered some age and neglect, a renovation is nearly complete and it will soon begin it’s next chapter as a mixed use development, and the beautiful building will, once again, be on display. When it was originally...



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Mitchell County Industry Spotlight - Atlantic Turbine Pump, LLC

Company Feature: Atlantic Turbine www.atlanticturbine.com Located on 3 acres in the Pelham Industrial Park along Highway 19 in Pelham, Atlantic Turbine Pump (ATP) is a wonderful industry for Mitchell County. The operation was originally opened in 2010 by Rowe Drilling, out of Tallahassee, Florida. Specializing in vertical, horizontal, spilt case and submersible turbine pumps, Atlantic Turbine provides excellent service to companies looking for expertly engineered systems and...



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Mitchell County Industry Spotlight - Farmers Daughter Vineyards

Company Feature: Farmers Daughter www.farmersdaughtervineyards.com Farmers Daughter Vineyards is a third-generation family farm in Pelham, GA and what they are doing is amazing. With a commitment to family, quality, and delicious bottles of wine, we are proud to feature them this month. The family planted their first crop of grapes in Spring 2014 and the first harvest of their winery was in July 2015. By Spring of 2016, they released their first bottles of wine. Since...



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Grow Mitchell Video features Mitchell County Industry

Have you seen our #GrowMitchell Video? We may be biased, but we think it's beautiful and inspiring! Our industries are amazing and the people working here, daily, are an inspiration. Did you know? We have the 5th largest producer of ethanol and dried distillery grains in the United States, right here in Mitchell County! Check it out! /uploads/groups/3/uploads/Videos/GrowMitchell (1080p .mp4) (1).mp4 Check back soon for another video, and follow up on social...



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Economic Development Bus Tour Swings through Southwest Georgia

The Mitchell County Development Authority and City of Camilla welcomed an Economic Development Bus Tour last week to showcase the great opportunities the City can provide for potential businesses interested in locating in Georgia. The delegation toured the manufacturing facilities of local business Hays LTI and learned of the opportunities available in Mitchell County and Camilla for economic development. The Bus Tour brought statewide project managers from the Georgia...



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Mitchell County Industry Spotlight - Hays LTI

When people think about Mitchell County Georgia, we wonder what comes to mind first. The beautiful land and kind people are a given. But we also have amazing industry partners and we are proud to feature one of the best here. Hays LTI is located in Camilla, Georgia and has been a steadfast, family-oriented manufacturer of tanks, hoppers and trailers for decades. Hays LTI founder, Ray Hays, runs this agricultural equipment sales and rental business and his team includes...



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The Latest Mitchell County Living

Click on the image below to catch up on the latest digital issue of Mitchell County Living!