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Forsyth/Monroe County: Growth And Change

Tourism and a new state facility

December 2006
Adding To The Mix

Adding To The Mix

If Lake Oconee is “the engine that has driven the whole economy” of the area, as Roddie Anne Blackwell, president of the Eatonton-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce says, then Reynolds Plantation is the key that cranks that engine.

November 2006

Eastman/Dodge County: Air Power Transportation

With rising winds blowing in a morning sky dark as midnight and forecasts of rain and hail for the Eastman area, Andy Lundell was busy shepherding small airplanes into their hangars at Georgia Aviation and Technical College (GATC).

April 2006

Eastman/Dodge County At-A-Glance

Fast facts about Eastman/Dodge County: population, unemployment rate, per capita income, top employers.

April 2006

Eastman/Dodge County: Wearing It Well

Mario Matos was a young man in a hurry when he arrived in America in 1975. Fresh from high school in his native Peru, he rushed from job to job in restaurants and sewing factories, always looking for a way to get a toehold on the American Dream.

April 2006

Macon/Bibb County: A Tale Of Two Developers

The 10-year partnership between Macon developers Jeff Jones and Clay Murphey has lasted longer than many marriages. Together the two have accounted for more $25 million in development downtown and they say they're just getting started.

March 2006

Macon/Bibb County At-A-Glance

Fast facts about Macon/Bibb County: population, government, unemployment rate, median income, top employers.

March 2006

Macon/Bibb County: Looking Ahead

Local rumor has it that when Johnny Morris, founder of Bass Pro Shops, came to Macon looking for a new store location he soon spotted the exit sign for Bass Road on Interstate 75 just north of the city. "That's where it's going," he reportedly declared.

March 2006