Georgia Power

Power On

In 2018, when Facebook announced it was opening a massive data center in Newton County, bringing an initial investment of $750 million, it had a big request: to be powered 100% by renewable energy. Fortunately, Georgia was ready and the…

Perimeter Area: Belief and Betterment

Competition drives the economy, but collaboration builds – and sustains – community. One side effect of the difficult pandemic year in the Atlanta metro is people coming together, in a mostly socially distant but still meaningful way. This is especially…

2021 Economic Yearbook: Southwest

Southwest Georgia is on the rise. Throughout this largely rural region, local economies are emerging from a pandemic pause and gearing up for expansion. Manufacturing and other sectors have been largely unscathed. Many continued to produce products and some found…

Valdosta | Lowndes County: Business as Usual

As Georgians ease into this new year anticipating brighter days ahead, leaders in Lowndes County are focusing on business recruitment, downtown improvements, and a myriad of much-needed infrastructure and road projects. Unless they’re leading large cities, most mayors balance full-time…