News & Events

November, 07 2017

DACC Welcomes World Class Industries to Grovetown!

The Development Authority of Columbia County is pleased to welcome World Class Industries to Columbia County, Georgia. World Class Industries will locate in Horizon South Industrial Park in Grovetown, GA. Below is the press release issued by the company today. World Class Industries Breaks Ground on New Southeast Facility Grovetown, GA – World Class Industries […]

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March, 20 2016

Three Years of Growth

March 20, 2016 On March 18, 2013, I officially joined the Development Authority of Columbia County as the Executive Director.  The past three years have been a whirlwind filled with much growth and opportunity.  Columbia County, GA is growing rapidly.  This growth historically has been residential, but I can say without a doubt that our […]

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February, 22 2016

Planned Towne Center Development to come to Columbia County Along with Meybohm’s Columbia County HQ

February 22, 2016 PLANNED TOWNE CENTER DEVELOPMENT TO COME TO COLUMBIA COUNTY ALONG WITH MEYBOHM’S COLUMBIA COUNTY HEADQUARTERS Evans, Ga (February 23, 2016)- Today the Development Authority of Columbia County announced a new mixed use development,  The Plaza At Evans Towne Center , to be located on Evans Town Center Boulevard .  The Plaza will […]

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November, 16 2015

Robbie Bennett on Columbia County Opportunities, Cultivating Advanced Manufacturing

November 16, 2016 Executive Director of the Development Authority of Columbia County, Robbie Bennett, discusses future opportunities and targeted industries in Columbia County. Watch Augusta CEO Interview with Robbie Bennett here.  Favorite

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November, 12 2015

The Development Authority of Columbia County Recognizes Four Companies in Annual Awards Dinner

November 12, 2015 Columbia County, GA – The Development Authority of Columbia County hosted the Columbia County Business Appreciation Dinner and Awards last night.  Each year the Development Authority strives to recognize our corporate citizens for their investment in our community – both job creation and capital investment.  Our local businesses are key to the […]

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November, 05 2015

Quad Graphics Announces Plan to Close Their Plant In Evans, GA

November 5, 2015 For immediate release: November 4, 2015 Columbia County, GA –Quad Graphics, the Wisconsin-based company that has been printing catalogs for three (3) decades has announced their plans to close their Evans plant, which is located on Evans to Locks Road by the end of the year. According to Mark Wills, the Chairman […]

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October, 15 2015

Columbia County is Full of Opportunity

October 15, 2015 As the economic development organization for Columbia County, GA, the Development Authority of Columbia County is facilitating growth opportunities across all industry segments.  As you will see in this video, we have a strong pipeline of projects.  Businesses are choosing Columbia County, GA.  If you are a business owner and want to know more […]

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September, 08 2015

Columbia County Growth

September 8, 2015 If you live in or around Columbia County, GA you may have noticed that our community is growing.  What you may not realize is just how fast we are growing.  According to US Census data (2010-2014), Columbia County is the 29th Fastest Growing County in the United States. During this time period, we […]

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July, 16 2015

Robbie Bennett on Small Business

July 16, 2015 Executive Director of the Development Authority of Columbia County Robbie Bennett discusses programs to better help small businesses in the area with Augusta CEO.  Click here to access the interview. Favorite

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May, 13 2015

Great Meeting with Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler

May 13, 2015 Today the Development Authority of Columbia County hosted Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler in Columbia County.  Commissioner Butler visited our team to learn about growth in Columbia County and the needs of our expanding companies.  We started our day talking about some the initiatives the Development Authority is supporting the […]

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April, 09 2015

Wise words from our Development Authority of Columbia County’s Executive Director, Robbie Bennett

April 9, 2015 Executive Director of the Development Authority of Columbia County Robbie Bennett talks about the county and doing business in the area, and the quality of life factor. Click here to access Executive Director Robbie Bennett’s interview with Augusta CEO. Favorite

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April, 09 2015

Columbia County featured in April edition of Georgia Trend magazine.

April 9, 2015 Development Authority of Columbia County’s Executive Director, Robbie Bennett, makes headlines in April’s Georgia Trend magazine for showcasing growth in Columbia County and East Central Georgia, for example, GIW Industries’, continued investment in Columbia County. Columbia County continues to be a great place to do business. The full article can be read […]

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March, 04 2015

Let’s Talk about Restaurants

March 4, 2015 Retail growth is important to Columbia County, especially the addition of new restaurants.  Just ask any resident and they will not shy away from letting you know exactly what they want.  However, many of them focus on recognizable national brands.  In my conversation with Augusta CEO, I challenge the normal thought process and […]

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September, 09 2014

Greater Augusta Communities Partnership

September 9, 2014 This week, the cyber community has converged on Augusta, GA.  AFCEA International is hosting TechNet Augusta.  This in conjunction with growth and opportunities related to Fort Gordon and Army Cyber Command, sparked a collaboration that has not been seen in our region in many years, if ever.  Nine community-based organizations representing three counties in […]

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