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South Georgia businesses target growing Hispanic community

June 20, 2003

Albany- Retailers are courting the economic power of the Hispanic community more and more these days.

Spanish is showing up in businesses, restaurant menus, and even television commercials. Freeway motors in Albany recently ran their own Spanish spoken television commercial.

"We noticed that a portion of our business lately and over the last year or so has increased, Hispanic business especially," says James Powell, Freeway's Sales Manager.

Currently,The demographic data for Hispanics in Dougherty and Lee Counties is at 1,592.

Posted at 1:09 PM. by jennifer.hulsey@walb.com