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How Exposed is Georgia’s Economy to Coronavirus

With the U.S. stock market having lost over 20 percent of its value and the U.S. government passing a historic $2 trillion stimulus package, WalletHub today...

DeKalb County School District Recommended for the Distinction of Accreditation

AdvancED, the global leader in providing continuous improvement and accreditation services to over 32,000 institutions serving 20 million students worldwide recently conducted...

COVID-19 and Economic Recovery: The Chamber’s Role

By Chris Clark, President & CEO, Georgia Chamber of Commerce For over 400 years, chambers of commerce...

Kerry Group to Expand in Floyd County, Invest $125 Million

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Kerry Group will expand its operations in Rome, Georgia, investing $125 million, its largest-ever capital...

Medline Industries, Inc. to Create 150 Jobs, Invest $70 Million in Bryan County

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Bryan County will be home to Georgia’s newest Medline Industries, Inc. location in the state....

FOCO is Being Discovered!

The Chamber’s Tourism Department exists to increase visitor investment in Forsyth County. The capstones of the department’s efforts are the amateur sports...

Georgia Film Office Launches New Website, Celebrates Record-breaking Results at State Capitol

The Georgia Film Office, a division of the Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), today celebrated with legislators and industry partners the positive...

Family-Owned Sugar Bowl Bakery to Open Facility in DeKalb County, Create 400 Jobs

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Sugar Bowl Bakery, one of the leading minority-owned bakeries in America, will locate its first...

ARC Board Approves $173 Billion in Transportation Projects Through 2050 to Improve Mobility in...

The Atlanta Regional Commission Board today approved a major update to the Atlanta Region’s Plan that allocates $173 billion in federal, state,...

Columbia County Chamber Announces Second Location

Columbia County Chamber opens second office in Grovetown The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce is expanding its...