Central

Macon | Bibb County: Big Momentum

Macon and Bibb County are commanding year-round attention these days, branching out from the cherry trees that bloom every spring and draw thousands of visitors. The city, which is Georgia’s fourth largest and located about 85 miles south of Atlanta,…

Lake Oconee: Forward Momentum

Georgia’s Lake Oconee region is a land of contrasts. From million-dollar lakefront homes to high-tech industrial plants to picturesque Main Street towns, this is a region that has known hard times and economic resurgence.  The three counties of Greene, Morgan…

Macon | Bibb County: It's Better In Bibb

It’s been a long time coming, but Macon is back. From a resurgent business community to a fast-developing and now trendy downtown, this Middle Georgia city is on the upswing. Economic developers like Pat Topping, senior vice president of the…

Dodge County: Toward A Common Goal

The July 4th fireworks display returned last year to Eastman, and it was a great show, recalls City Manager Bea Edge.    The annual celebration had fallen victim to the recession, but its resurgence last year – funded through private/public cooperation…