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Kia of Albany moves to Lee County

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The Kia of Albany dealership will move from motor mile off Oglethorpe to Ledo Road next to the Toyota dealership lot. County leaders say look forward to the event and expect to see tons of support from the community.

Executive Director of the Lee County Development Authority Winston Oxford feels the county is an extension of Albany, which has a huge retail pull, Oxford says they too have a lot to offer residents.In recent years the Lee County tax base has grown in a positive way.

"In 2013 we had over 8-million of industrial and commercial investment and last year we had over 12-million dollars, so we are excited about things to come.

Starting from the beginning of 2015 the county already has commitments for about 3 million in investments.

Dennis and Mike Murphy own the Lee County Toyota dealership as well as Kia of Albany. They will be at the groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday morning to give their remarks .

The event begins at 11 A.M. off of Ledo Road, Sonny's BBQ will provide food and refreshments for those who attend.

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