Covid 19

Southwest Georgia: Constant Activity

You can’t keep a good region down. While the nation’s economy continues to be impacted by the pandemic, economic developers across Southwest Georgia are singing the same tune: activity is constant. Whether it’s an expansion bringing jobs to a community,…

At Issue: Healthcare Band-aids

In 2021 one of the biggest issues Georgia faces will be access to healthcare and insurance coverage. Much of the back and forth over healthcare has revolved around hot political arguments over Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act. This year, the…

Up for the Challenge

The harsh reality of the COVID-19 crisis that hit last winter may have taken a lot of people by surprise, when something they knew only as an obscure virus in a distant part of the world changed their lives practically…

Telemedicine Tipping Point

The coronavirus has upended our world and caused a sudden pivot in many traditional practices, including the practice of medicine. In response to the surge in appointment cancellations due to patients’ fears of contracting the virus, physicians and other healthcare…

Going the Extra Mile

The word unprecedented has been thrown around a lot lately. But the truth is, nobody has seen challenges like cities around the country are facing these days. Businesses are shuttering or learning new ways to work. Restaurants, bars, art galleries,…

Economy: Will We Recover?

COVID-19 unexpectedly ended the nation’s record-long economic expansion, triggering sharp declines in economic activity and employment. Full recovery from the COVID-19 recession will not come quickly, but we will get through this. Georgia’s economic development prowess and a pipeline full…