Archive of: East Central

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Thomson/McDuffie County: The Landing Site Of Choice

Thomson is a small town many Georgians know only as the last stop on Interstate 20 before Augusta. But it's also a destination for corporate executives and wealthy travelers from around the country.

February 2006

Thomson/McDuffie County: Taking The Initiative

Leaders of Thomson and McDuffie County have taken their model for success - cooperation between governments - to the next level by forming a new five county partnership aimed at encouraging economic development in East Georgia.

February 2006

Columbia County: Supply And Demand

It's late afternoon and the John Deere Commercial Products factory in Columbia County's Horizon South Industrial Park is quiet.

January 2006

Columbia County At-A-Glance

Fast facts about Columbia County: population, unemployment rate, per capita income, top employers, government.

January 2006

Columbia County: Counter-Trend - Insourcing

Last May, when Indian businessman Gurdeep Soni came to Columbia County's Horizon North Industrial Park for a groundbreaking ceremony, he brought a small vial of water taken from near the headquarters of his New Delhi corporation, Uniparts.

January 2006

Columbia County: Going Hollywood

For a brief joyous moment last October, the little hamlet of Harlem (pop. 1,804) became Colombia County's largest city, thanks to the 1892 birth of a child who would grow into one of the funniest men ever to stumble across the silver screen.

January 2006
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