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Sanderson Farms will start building soon

August 4, 2004

Colquitt County - A poultry company that will bring 1,700 jobs to south Georgia will break ground soon.

Sanderson Farms will build on a field off Highway 133 in Colquitt County between Spence Field and the new fire station.

On Tuesday, the poultry company awarded a construction contract to Shoate Construction which is based in Marietta, Georgia.

They were the lowest bid at 28 million dollars.

Construction is expected to be finished in a year.

posted at 6:34PM by kathryn.simmons@walb.com