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Savannah | Chatham County: Long-Range Thinking

Already a booming tourist destination, Savannah and Chatham County have huge potential to become the second biggest location for entertainment production in Georgia. With the approval late last year of local incentives – added to the state incentives already on…

Columbus: Shoring Up The Economy

The old adage  “a rising tide lifts all boats” could have been written specifically for Columbus, considering the city’s leadership role in the regionalism that has helped put the area back on the map. From new tourism attractions to innovative…

Effingham County: Picture Perfect

Barbara Prosser sees a bright red chassis in the automotive learning amphitheater of the Effingham College and Career Academy and envisions a Model A Roadster emblazoned with the school emblem. “It can be used for parades or to advertise out…

Screven County: Bringing Jobs Back

When Dr. David Pickrell was looking for a new location to house the manufacturing unit of Omega Piezo Technologies, Screven County, in Georgia's mid-coastal region, was not initially on his radar. Fortunately for the county and its residents, a combination…