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May, 06 2019

Its Economic Development Week!

What is Economic Development? In 2016, the International Council for Economic Development (IEDC) established Economic Development Week to recognize the economic development profession, economic developers, and communities for the work done to promote business growth, trade, and job creation.  This is due to the fact, many people like to reference economic development, but often do […]

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January, 28 2019

Robbie Bennett Wins 40 Under 40 Award in Economic Development

      Media Contacts:  Robbie Bennett Dev Auth Columbia County rbennett@developcolumbiacounty.com 706-831-6017   Susan Brake Vice President, DCI 859.445.1671 susan.brake@aboutdci.com   Robbie Bennett Wins 40 Under 40 Award in Economic Development Fort Lauderdale, FL – Robbie Bennett, Executive Director, of the Development Authority of Columbia County has been selected as a winner in the economic […]

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July, 23 2018

John Deere’s top-producing facility is in Columbia County

The Augusta Chronicle recently shared some wonderful news regarding one of our existing industries: John Deere’s top-producing facility is right here in Columbia County, Georgia! Damon Cline with the Augusta Chronicle wrote, “the local tractor plant has gone full supernova.” The news broke as a series of photographs and an exclusive interview with The Augusta […]

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July, 16 2018

Executive Director Robbie Bennett shares about rapid growth in Columbia County

Columbia County is Experiencing Growth All Over! Our Executive Director, Robbie Bennett, sat down with Augusta CEO to discuss the rapid growth happening all over Columbia County. Columbia County has been recognized as one of the fastest growing counties- #28 in the nation! Our industries, our population, our residential market, and our businesses are all experiencing growth. […]

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March, 20 2018

2018 Georgia Small Business Rock Star: STRAND

STRAND Clinical Technologies was recognized by the state of Georgia as a Small Business Rock Star!  STRAND Clinical Technologies (formerly Creative Pharmacist) is helping change the world by equipping local pharmacies with the right tools, and developing simple turnkey methods and solutions, STRAND empowers pharmacists to improve patient outcomes. Check out this video to learn more […]

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March, 20 2018

Columbia County’s own STRAND Clinical Technologies recognized as Georgia Small Biz Rock Star!

STRAND Clinical Technologies, LLC as Georgia Small Business Rock Star  ATLANTA – March 19, 2018—STRAND Clinical Technologies, LLC was recognized by the state of Georgia as a Small Business Rock Star today at a luncheon hosted by the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA). “What an honor it […]

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