West Central

Carroll County: A Focus On Education

  Workforce education and development starting practically at birth characterize Carroll County, whose holistic approach helped make it the only county in the state invited to join the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s 18-month-long Pathways to Prosperity project. The project…

Columbus: Appealing To Tourists

  Beckoned by the iconic “Follow Me” statue that stands before the entrance to the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, more than one million visitors have gone through the front doors and back in time to learn the stories…

Columbus: Anticipating Good Times

For many reasons, there is an air of anticipation in Colum-bus these days, expectations of a continuing prosperity thanks in large part to the 2005 Pentagon decision to keep the community’s Fort Benning army post not only open but with…

LaGrange/Troup County: Good Fortune

It would take a good old-fashioned Southern word like “bodacious” to describe the reaction of leaders in LaGrange and Troup County to their good fortune. It starts with location. The county sits at the northern end of a 45-mile corridor…