Author: Randy Southerland

High-tech Makers

Georgia is a place where people know how to make things. Consider that the parts holding rockets together as they blast into space are made in Dodge County. Carbice in Atlanta produces thermal tape for satellites. And Saft America in…

Northwest: A Greener Path

Jobs and the economy of Northwest Georgia are increasingly tied to the growth of clean energy innovations like electric vehicles. In Gordon County, TEKLAS, a Turkish supplier of electric vehicle parts, invested $6.5 million in its first North American facility…

Central: Rich in Resources

Across Central Georgia, counties are increasingly focused on using their natural assets to build a vibrant economy. By plugging into the rising demand for clean energy, expanding the infrastructure needed to attract people and companies and developing historic sites to…

Visionary Cities

In spite of the lingering pandemic, foresighted folks throughout Georgia rolled up their sleeves to make their communities better places to live, work and play – often by fostering healthy working relationships. To honor those efforts, the Georgia Municipal Association…