Governor Deal tours Blue Bird plant posted on Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 10:21pm
Governor Nathan Deal visited Fort Valley on Thursday to tour the Blue Bird bus factory.
They are not only creating buses, Deal says, they are doing important work in creating... read more...
Eco-friendly, profitable alternatives to corn posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 6:39pm
Fort Valley State researchers were looking for an alternative to corn.
And thanks to 2.5 million dollars in federal grant money, they may have just found it.
"We were making bio diesel out of [... read more...
Blue Bird sold to Texas company posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 7:54pm
Peach County's largest employer will soon have new owners.
A Texas company, Hennessey Capital Acquisition, says it has reached a deal to buy the Blue Bird Corporation in Fort Valley.
Hennessey... read more...
Peach County water park still going up posted on Friday, September 12, 2014 - 6:54pm
A developer is going ahead with plans to build a water park in Peach County.
Peach County Commissioners voted Thursday to put $300,000 they've budgeted towards the building of a roadway for a... read more...
FVSU to hold international festival Saturday posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 6:47pm
Fort Valley State University is having its first International Cultural Festival and Soccer Exhibition this Saturday.
The event kicks off at 9 a.m. with a parade down State University Drive.
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Fort Valley's Jolly Nut Company closes posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 6:46pm
In 1975, Kay Meyer and her husband took over Jolly Nut Company, a pecan company.
Her father, Wallis Hardeman, bought it in the late 1940s and changed it from its original name, Wright and... read more...
Woman killed in Byron housing project posted on Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 7:15pm
Byron police are investigating a homicide.
They say Ratavious Canion stabbed his 20-year-old girlfriend to death today. He was arrested and charge with the murder of Destiny Clarke... read more...