Ribbon cutting held for U.S. Highway 1 South
By Jamie Gardner
On Monday, July 15, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held near the Baxley Municipal Airport for U.S. Highway 1 South. The widening of the highway, between Appling County and Bacon County, is nearing completion. A large crowd attended the ceremony including U.S. Congressman John Barrow, State Senator Tommie Williams, State Representative Chad Nimmer, Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Board Member Don Grantham, City of Baxley elected officials, Appling County elected officials, Baxley-Appling County Chamber of Commerce members, GDOT staff and a host of other guests.