Author: Jennifer Hafer

Economic First Responders

Hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires – it’s not uncommon for businesses to have contingency plans in place for disasters like these. But a pandemic? Turns out, banks were prepared for that, too. “Contingency plans are required by the regulators. They’re updated annually,…

2021 Economic Yearbook: Southeast

Even in the shadow of a global pandemic, you can find some good economic news. In Southeast Georgia, most industry was deemed essential and avoided last year’s shutdowns, while the skyrocketing growth in e-commerce presented opportunities for the state’s ports…

New Hope for Cancer Patients

Cancer. It’s perhaps one of the most feared words in the English language. A cancer diagnosis can be devastating to patients and their families, but in Georgia there is new hope in the fight against the state’s second leading cause…