Jackson County

Electric Revolution

A remarkable and deliberate shift occurred in Georgia’s automotive industry over the past five years and accelerated in the last 24 months. Seemingly almost out of nowhere, an entire electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem began to flourish. Since 2020, the state…

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…

From the Publisher: Keeping Pace?

Georgia continues to be recognized for its business- friendly environment, and it seems announcements about new manufacturing operations locating or expanding here are happening daily. But can the state provide the advanced workforce manufacturing now requires? The state recently moved…

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…