Author Archives: Mary Bickerstaff

JR’s Loving Care Services, Inc.

Congratulations to Jr’s Loving Care Services, this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. Jr’s Loving Care provides assistance to those individuals who are in need of help with daily living activities such as housekeeping, meal and medication prep, bathing and dressing. Their trained professionals serve as companions to those desiring to maintain his or her quality of life and independence while remaining in their own home.

DOCO Driving School, Inc.

Congratulations to DOCO Driving School, Inc., this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. DOCO Driving School has been serving Southwest Georgia for over 20 years. They originally offered defensive driving classes for license reinstatement, points reduction, insurance reduction and improving driver skills. They have since added DUI Risk Reduction classes and in 2014, with the introduction of Joshua’s Law they began reaching out to new drivers. To learn more about their services visit

Albany Board of REALTORS®

Congratulations to Albany Board of REALTORS®, this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. The Albany Board of REALTORS® is a membership organization that advocates for private property rights and the preservation of free enterprise while promoting and protecting the REALTOR brand. They provide educational and professional tools to facilitate productivity and business growth along with legal resources. To find out more visit

Spinrite Yarns

Congratulations to Spinrite Yarns, this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. Spinrite Yarns is one of the largest consumer craft yarn companies in North America and has a manufacturing location right here in Albany, GA. Their commitment to innovation has enabled them to utilize the latest and best technology. This innovation, coupled with a robust sourcing program, gives them the diversification to support all of their customers’ needs. Brands include: Bernat, Patons, Caron, Lily Sugar n’ Cream, wonderart and Phentex.

Moss and Brannan Orthodontics

Congratulations to Moss and Brannan Orthodontics, this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. After 30 years, Dr. Robert Moss welcomed his daughter Dr. Catharine Moss Brannan into the practice in 2019. The two of them, along with their friendly and talented staff offer orthodontic health care for all ages, interceptive, limited and comprehensive treatment utilizing all of the treatment options available.


Safety Max

Congratulations to Safety Max, this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. Safety Max is a family owned business, specializing in workplace safety products for over 25 years. Products such as earplugs, work gloves, hard hats, dust masks, safety glasses, first aid, fall protection and more can all be found their store located at 907 W. Roosevelt Avenue. But, did you know they also offer fire extinguisher and first aid training service as well as drug testing of employees?

Ivey’s Outdoor & Farm Supply

Congratulations to Ivey’s Outdoor & Farm Supply, this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. Ivey’s is a family owned business, specializing in everything outdoors; from farm supplies to animal health needs to men’s and women’s hunting and fishing clothing and gear.  Their staff is very knowledgeable, and customers are like family. Like them on facebook or visit them at 108 N. Westover Blvd.

A Better Way Grocers

A Better Way Grocers mission is to DRIVE food into communities for better health.  As part of an effort to fix food insecurity for low-income communities in Albany and SWGA we use a bus as a, full-service grocery store-on-wheels making several stops  to a number of communities, offering better food options to area residents. Without it, residents were forced to walk, drive long distances to buy fresh groceries or go without.


Randy Henry Contracting

Congratulations to Randy Henry Contracting, Inc., this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. RHC Inc.’s mission is to provide superior, personalized service through its dedicated staff. From planning, to implementation, to completion, RHC has you covered offering engineering, welding, fabrications, HVAC, electrical, pumps, valves & control services.

RHC believes that consistent, ethical, and quality performance with customers, vendors, and employees will result in loyal, mutually beneficial relationships. To see all of their services visit

P.J.’s Decorative Fabrics, Inc.

Congratulations to P.J. Fabrics, this week’s Albany Area Chamber Star Business. P.J.’s is your hometown fabric store and has been for over 37 years. They offer great selections of drapery & upholstery fabrics, area rugs, bedding, custom furniture and design services. Shop online at or visit Stephanie Shephard and Suzy Klein at 511 W. Broad Avenue in downtown Albany. #AlbanyGAChamber #ThinkLocal