Whitfield County

Dalton | Whitfield County: Championing Diversity

With world-class medical facilities, competition-level recreation venues, a top performing state college and a growing number of industries, Whitfield County is embracing change and diversification. County Administrator Robert Sivick is a relative newcomer to Whitfield County and says diversifying the…

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…

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: Northwest

When life hands you lemons … make protective gear. That was the mantra of many business owners throughout Northwest Georgia last spring when COVID-19 threatened their livelihoods as well as the health and lives of those around them. “We had…