Fort Valley: Home to industry, like the Blue Bird headquarters
FORT VALLEY, Ga. -- Fort Valley is home to the international headquarters and manufacturing facility for Blue Bird.
The company was originally known as the Blue Bird Body Company and opened up shop in Fort Valley more than 80 years ago.
The company builds school buses, transit buses and even specialty vehicles like mobile police command centers.
Now, in 2017, the company has about 1,200 employees and has gone global.