Wed., November 28, 2012 12:00pm (EST)

USDA Closing Baxley Office
By Associated Press
Updated: 2 years ago

BAXLEY, Ga.  —  
Federal officials say they plan to close the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's Georgia Rural Development Office in Baxley by Dec. 7. (Photo Courtesy of <a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/tonx/2265436295/>tonx via Flickr</a>.)
Federal officials say they plan to close the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's Georgia Rural Development Office in Baxley by Dec. 7. (Photo Courtesy of tonx via Flickr.)
Federal officials say they plan to close the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's Georgia Rural Development Office in Baxley.

The office is scheduled to be closed by Dec. 7.

USDA officials said the office has served the agency's southeast region of Georgia for more than 30 years. Offices in Statesboro, Blackshear and Douglas will remain open.