Elbert County Business News

A Record Number of Job Openings

Reprint: The United States has a record number of job openings, another sign workers have greater opportunity to find better jobs, according to new data the Labor Department released Tuesday…

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Star Granite Mentioned in This Augusta Chronicle Article

Soon, visitors to Augusta will be able to view a newly completed Vietnam memorial, on Broad Street. The monument will be constructed from "five, eight-foot granite panels." The back panels will represent the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. On the...

Georgia Again Named Top State for Business

reprint: Georgia named top state for business for fifth consecutive year by Area Development September 20, 2018 Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia has been named the No. 1 state for business for the fifth year in a row by Area Development, a leading...

Small Business EXPO

The SBDC and Score are having a “Grow Your Small Business EXPO at the Holiday Inn, Athens, GA, Friday…

Active Filming in Elbert County, GA

Cameras, actors, dancers, and crew, roamed Pyramid Quarry last week as RiTE Media Group filmed a new short film, “Change & Touch,” created by writer/director…

Development Authority Announces New 2017 / 2018 Leadership

  In a unanimous vote last week, the Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton & Bowman named new officers for the 2017/2018 fiscal year. New officers include: Chairman/ Treasurer: Jason Smith Vice-chairman: Skip James Rob Leverett was reappointed...

Georgia Number 2 as America’s Top State for Business

A scorecard on state economic climate Reprint, CNBC We score all 50 states on more than 60 measures of competitiveness, developed with input from a broad and diverse array of business and policy experts, official government sources, the CNBC Global CFO Council, YPO...

Estimated 16% + of New Hires Will Leave Within Three Months

Hiring the right people can make or break your business. It is estimated 16% + of new hires leave within three months. Read a completed study of 1,000+ employees who recently started a new job. Receive insight about maximizing and keeping your top talent. [button...

Samuel Elbert Hotel Making Its Way Across Georgia

Thanks so much to Georgia Tourism/ Explore Georgia for bringing state-wide (and beyond) attention to our newly remodeled Samuel Elbert Hotel! Through a partial reprint of a Development Authority article, the hotel's bio is making its way to a group of professional...

Elbert County in the News AGAIN!

Georgia Trend Magazine just released another article about what is "going on" within Georgia counties. Elbert County stands out again with 'Forward Focused' economic development. In the article, we are noted as encouraging growth with the availability of jobs; worker...

Georgia Named NO. 1 for Business 4 Years in a Row

No. 1 For Business Georgia Leads in Workforce Training, Global Access and Infrastructure  Georgia has recently been ranked in the following categories: NO. 1 STATE FOR BUSINESS (SITE SELECTION + AREA DEVELOPMENT, 2015) NO. 1 WORKFORCE TRAINING PROGRAM IN THE COUNTRY...

Small Cities Put Themselves on the Map (Elberton, GA-Elbert County)

Excerpt: Georgia Municipal Association As the Granite Capital of the World, the city of Elberton’s granite quarries produce a significant amount of the world’s granite for headstones and memorials. Elberton, Elbert County—The Granite Capital of the World Situated on...

Economic Development Training Center Opens

Athens Technical College Economic Development Training Center Opens Date: May 7, 2015 Community leaders joined Athens Technical College faculty and staff for a ribbon cutting on March 25 to celebrate the opening of the new Athens Technical College Economic Development...

Hailo USA Brings 200 Jobs To Elbert County-Invests $10 Million

Aluminum manufacturer locates headquarters in Elberton, invests $10 million ATLANTA – Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Hailo USA, a division of the Haiger, Germany-based Hailo GmbH & Co.KG, will open its headquarters and a wind turbine component manufacturing...

Arrowhead Pointe most scenic of six Georgia state park courses

Reprint: By Tim McDonald , Contributor Gold Digest/GolfGeorgia.com ELBERTON, Ga. - When you first pull into Elberton on Highway 17, it looks like any other small, Georgia town at first. A few small businesses on the outskirts, tidy frame houses, a chain restaurant or...

Elbert County “Little Engine…”

Just like the little engine that could, sometimes you just have to keep working. That’s exactly what Elberton  and Elbert County  are doing, and they are seeing some outstanding results! In 2008 the county lost one major industry after another with the closure of...

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