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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…

Safeguarding the Fields

The Georgia Conservancy, which has advocated for conservation of the state’s natural resources for 55 years, teamed up with Georgia Trend last year to initiate the Sustainable Futures Awards. The awards salute communities or business entities that are pioneering practices…

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…

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…