Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD)

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…

Global Power

After a year marked by a global pandemic, disrupted supply chains, shortages of key parts, clogged ports and general confusion about the state of the global economy, it was with relief and pride that Georgia officials announced in February that…

High-tech Makers

Georgia is a place where people know how to make things. Consider that the parts holding rockets together as they blast into space are made in Dodge County. Carbice in Atlanta produces thermal tape for satellites. And Saft America in…

Game On

Remember when we used to think of video games as a solitary activity or one where a few friends play together virtually for fun? Certainly those scenarios still exist, but today video games have emerged from the sidelines to become…

2021 Economic Yearbook: Northeast

In a year full of twists, the state’s Northeast counties held steady with the automotive, distribution and manufacturing sectors keeping employment up. More than 2,575 jobs were created through $2.03 billion in investments in the region, according to the Georgia…