Effingham County

Outfitting the Toolbox

You don’t have to leave the community to have a job. Getting that message out is part of the workforce education mission in each of Georgia’s 159 counties, says Anna Chafin, CEO of the Development Authority of Bryan County. And…

2021 Economic Yearbook: Southeast

Even in the shadow of a global pandemic, you can find some good economic news. In Southeast Georgia, most industry was deemed essential and avoided last year’s shutdowns, while the skyrocketing growth in e-commerce presented opportunities for the state’s ports…

Effingham County: Big Ambitions

A bird’s-eye view of Effingham County’s morning commuter traffic to and along Interstate 16 could well call to mind Atlanta’s rush-hour snarl. Granted, it’s more or less a single strand of east-bound spaghetti rather than a whole plateful, but commutes…