Valdosta Daily Times


March 16, 2014

Bracing for allergy season, bad drugstore services


VALDOSTA — Business Roundup

Sorry for the mix up this week, but the location on Bemiss Road isn’t a Flash Foods, it’s going to be a bread store. The Flash Foods is being built on the property where the Holiday motel is being torn down on North Ashley Street.

The new Gondoliers Italian restaurant on Norman Drive is nearly finished and has set an opening date in early April.

Echols Solar is building a facility on 500 acres in Echols County, which is pretty exciting. It will create several dozen jobs.

I should hopefully be able to announce the big new business coming downtown next week or so. It will be a welcome addition, a non-retail business, and employ more than 40.

The Sutherland Yoga studio moved recently to a new location on Northwind Boulevard from Bemiss Road.

The new greatly expanded Sam’s Club will hold a big grand opening on Friday, April 3.

There is a new upper cervical chiropractor in town, Dr. Clinton Sheffield. He has opened his new office in the North Ashley Professional Center.

Work continues on the new Subway on Inner Perimeter by the North Oak Square center. Also, commercial Realtor Jamie Harris has opened his new realty company in the same center.

Georgia Automotive recently opened on Lankford Drive next to Blazin Car Wash.

Daylight Donuts is renovating its new location on Baytree Road, but not sure of an opening date yet.

Baytree Pizza should be making its move to Valdosta Mall, to the former Ruby Tuesday’s location, over the next several weeks.

There will be a new Sephora located inside JC Penney in the mall which will open soon as well, in addition to the new Ulta store there.

Andrew Denmark has opened a new Farmer’s Insurance location on Inner Perimeter Road. Also, two new State Farm agents have opened in town recently as well. Both are in today’s business briefs in this section.

That’s it for this week, but if there’s something I missed, please let me know!

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