Plant that reduces tires to original components opens in Nahunta

NAHUNTA, GA. | Although he was speaking in his native Italian to an American audience, one of inventor Domenico Tanfoglio’s words needed no translation as he spoke Tuesday at the opening of a $5 million plant in Nahunta. The word “problema” was likely understood as the reason Cox Enterprises built the Golden Isles Conservation Center to use Tanfoglio’s technology to...

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Brantley County Blueberries is a new packaging facility connected with MBG

Approximately 50 family members and friends were on hand Friday afternoon as Brantley County’s newest business held its grand opening. Brantley County Blueberries, an 8,125-square foot cooler packaging facility in the Industrial Park, is owned and operated by blueberry farmers Jonathan Reed and Jeremy Crews. Brantley County Blueberries will be connected with Michigan...

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Development Authority
has a new website

It was announced this week that Brantley County Development Authority has contracted with Serva Creative, a locally based web design company from Waycross, to design and host their new website.

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Zircon Mining Planned for Brantley County

NAHUNTA, GA – Southern Ionics, a Mississippi-based specialty chemicals company, has selected a 120 acre site in the Winocur Road area of Brantley and Charlton counties to mine zircon and other metals from the underlying sand. Two thirds of the area to be mined is located in Brantley County. Zirconium, which is obtained from zircon, is used in kidney dialysis,...

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Wood Pellet Plant hiring local workers

NAHUNTA, GA – Varn Wood Products has announced plans to build a wood pellet plant at its Hoboken sawmill site. The plant will hire 12 to 14 employees. The plant will make the pellets out of pine byproducts from the sawmill. It is being designed to produce 80,000 tons of pellets a year but will increase to 120,000 tons a year if needed. The bulk of the pellets will be...

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