Valdosta welcomes new main street manager - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Valdosta welcomes new main street manager

October 8, 2007

Valdosta - The City of Valdosta is welcoming a new main street manager to help keep downtown Valdosta growing.

Jan Harris has more than 12 years experience in downtown development.

She comes to Valdosta just a few years into a campaign to put the pulse back into the heart of the city, downtown.

It's seen tremendous growth and development and she hopes to make it even better.  "Helping to continue the positive growth based on things that are already there and help more of Valdosta and more of the downtown area grow and prosper like you are seeing here in this part of town," Harris says.

Valdosta main street hopes to bring more shops, restaurants, condos and events to downtown and make it the center for business, government and culture once again.