Walker County: Lessons Learned

Chattanooga-based developer Jack Webb knew about the natural beauty of his neighbor to the south, Walker County. But it wasn’t until he and three other business partners made the easy drive down U.S. 27 to examine a 180-acre parcel of…

Rome/Floyd County: World-Class Appeal

Few people in Rome compare the west Georgia city to its world-conquering namesake. However, they are fond of pointing out that for several world-class businesses many roads do indeed lead to Rome. At a time when communities across the country…

Haralson County: The Fiber Footprint

The irony of a telecom company kicking off GeorgiaWest Technology/Business Park is a great indication of Haralson's offbeat ability to conquer the odds, considering the industry's boom went bust at the turn of the millennium.