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Central: Rich in Resources

Across Central Georgia, counties are increasingly focused on using their natural assets to build a vibrant economy. By plugging into the rising demand for clean energy, expanding the infrastructure needed to attract people and companies and developing historic sites to…

East Central: Accommodating Growth

While industries from distribution to cybersecurity have continued to grow in Georgia’s East Central region, more and more conservation-minded sectors are taking hold there as well. Two major recycling companies, Aurubis and PureCycle, are building plants in the Augusta area…

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…

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…