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More jobs coming to Tifton

By  Stephanie Springer  - bio | email

TIFTON, GA (WALB) –Some good economic news in Tifton, more businesses and industries are hiring in the area.

Tifton/Tift County Chamber of Commerce President Brad Day says more small businesses are starting up and some large employers are also hiring.

This morning, Anytime fitness opened, an example of growth in the retail market.

Also, Heatcraft a company that makes refrigeration units has plans to hire 100 more workers and a smaller industry called Hendrix and Dail Inc. will add another 15 workers.

"We like to recruit companies that provide good benefit packages to their employees. These will be hourly jobs that will range from 10 to 22 dollars per hour plus benefits," said Brad Day, Chamber of Commerce President.

The Development authority is also looking to acquire more industrial land to attract more businesses to the area.

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