Gainesville honored Georgia Poultry Federation President Emeritus Abit Massey on Oct. 6 for his decades of contribution to the poultry industry in Georgia.
Massey led the GPF from 1960-2009 when he became president emeritus and is still active with the organization.
Peach State Bank & Trust held Abit Massey Appreciation Day in his honor. In addition, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal declared Oct.6 Abit Massey Day in Georgia.
As part of the Peach State event, bank officials unveiled a bust of Massey that will be on permanent display at the Georgia Poultry Lab off Georgia Hwy. 365.