Author Archives: Mary Bickerstaff

Garland, Williams and Associates, PC

Congratulations to Garland, Williams & Associates, P.C., this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. Garland, Williams & Associates is a full-service accounting firm serving clients throughout Southwest Georgia, dedicated to providing clients with professional, personalized services and guidance in a wide range of financial and business needs. Services include: Tax Management, Assurance and Advisory Services, Estate and Trust Planning, Tax Preparation, IRS Representation, QuickBooks Accounting, Debt and Finance Advising. Learn more at

DaVita Albany Dialysis

Congratulations to Davita Albany Dialysis, this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. DaVita – which is Italian for “giving life” – is on a quest to build the greatest health care community They are working to provide quality services to patients, partners and teammates by providing integrated care to help people better manage their kidney disease. Teammates are committed to provide every patient with a “Welcome, empathize, connect, actively listen respect and encourage experience.” Learn more by visiting


Shiver Lumber Company

Congratulations to The Shiver Lumber Company, this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. Shiver Lumber is a 4thgeneration family-owned company that takes pride in providing high-quality products at fair prices, while offering exceptional service. Shiver Lumber expanded under the leadership of Wade Shiver to Leesburg, GA, primarily serving the builders, large remodelers and commercial contractors. They offer brand names such as Redwing, Irish Setter, Ariat and Georgia Boots, Carhart clothing and the Big Green Egg. Visit Shiver Lumber in Americus or Leesburg for your small DIY projects to large-scale construction.


Quality Wrecker Service, Inc.

Congratulations to Quality Wrecker Service, Inc., this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. Quality Wrecker is a family owned and operated wrecker and logistic service. The business was established in 1971 as a one tow truck operation and repair shop by T.W. Burt. 45 years later, under the ownership of the 2nd generation of Burt’s (Wendell and Fred Burt) Quality Wrecker Service Inc. has evolved into a major towing service with the ability to service customers’ needs all across the Southeastern United States. Their team of dedicated employees have nearly 300 years of combined towing, recovery and heavy truck transportation experience.

Farmers Insurance – The Aldridge Agency

Congratulations to Farmers Insurance – The Aldridge Agency this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business.  Mercedes Aldridge opened her agency in 2015 and since then has been providing clients with personalized insurance coverage that best fits their needs. Farmers Insurance can help insure your; auto, home, life, umbrella, flood, motorcycle, ATVs/golf carts, travel trailers, manufactured homes, commercial auto including semis, builders’ risk, vacancy dwelling and pet insurance.

Roof Services LLC

Congratulations to Roof Services LLC, this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. Roof Services focuses on roof replacements and repairs for shingle, metal and low slope roofs across all of South Georgia. Roof Services would like the opportunity to work with you on your all your roofing replacements, repairs and maintenance needs.

Albany Realty Company

Congratulations to Albany Realty Company, this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. Albany Realty company is a locally owned and operated full-service real estate company – a family business with second-generation leadership. Their team of caring professionals will work to meet your real estate needs when you are purchasing, selling or investing. With years of relocation experience, they are able to introduce buyers to our community in a way that best suits their needs.

Albany Strikers

Congratulations to Albany Strikers Bowling Center, this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. Albany Strikers is a Professional Bowling Association tour-certified, 24-lane bowling center for open bowlers, tournaments and league bowling. Edgar Justavino and his staff encourage bowlers of all ages and levels of experience to bowl, dine in the Strikers Cafe, host a party in their Strikers event room and get all your bowling supplies from the Strikers pro-shop. Conveniently located at 1200 West Broad Avenue. Open Sunday-Thursday 2pm – 10pm. Friday & Saturday from 2pm-12am.