Milledgeville highway renamed for local business leader

Highway 22 in Baldwin County was named for Dr. Jo Ann Jones on Friday / Perry Smith (WGXA)

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. -- A Baldwin County highway now bears the name of a local business leader.

On Friday, Highway 22 was dedicated to Dr. Jo Ann Jones, the former long-time head of the Milledgeville-Baldwin County Development Authority.

Jones is now responsible for the business department at Georgia College.

The development authority along with the Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber honored Jones Friday by dedicating the highway to her.

A sign bearing her name now sits at 97 Highway 22 West just after Triumph.

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