June 2023 Features

  • Georgia’s Life Sciences Make an Impact

    June 30, 2023

    Life Sciences is the fastest-growing industry in the nation, and in Georgia, industry growth is outpacing the national average. In 2021, Georgia’s life sciences companies generated $27.2 billion in direct economic impact and employed more than 78,000 Georgians.

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Prepares for Busy Independence Day Travel Period

    June 30, 2023

    Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and its partners are preparing to host more than 2.5 million passengers during the Independence Day holiday period from yesterday through Thursday of next wek. Today is projected to be the busiest day with nearly 367,000 passengers traveling through ATL.

  • Georgia Lottery Commemorates 30th Anniversary

    June 29, 2023

    The Georgia Lottery Corp. celebrated its 30th anniversary during a ceremony Wednesday at the Georgia State Capitol. Governor Brian Kemp hosted the event in his ceremonial office, welcoming Georgia Lottery President and CEO Gretchen Corbin along with the Lottery’s education partners and special guests.

  • Mayor Randall Walker Sworn in as Georgia Municipal Association President

    June 28, 2023

    Mayor of Perry, Randall Walker, has been elected president of the Georgia Municipal Association for 2023-2024. He was sworn in as president at GMA’s Annual Convention in Savannah on Sunday, June 25.

  • AGC Georgia Announces Winners of Prestigious Build Georgia Awards

    June 27, 2023

    The Associated General Contractors of Georgia is proud to recognize member construction firms for outstanding achievements in 2022. The prestigious Build Georgia Awards honor the talented individuals who make up the state’s thriving construction industry.

  • Leadership Columbus Is Now Accepting Applications

    June 26, 2023

    Leadership Columbus is an official program of the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce. The program's goal is to provide involved and committed community leaders. Leadership Columbus has been building leaders in this community for over 40 years. Participants will be given the chance to develop an understanding of the challenges that face the Columbus region.

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta CEO: Making Monetary Policy Amid Financial System Challenges

    June 23, 2023

    Inflation remains too high, and the Federal Open Market Committee is firmly committed to bringing it down to our 2 percent objective. But the pursuit of price stability, never easy, has become even more complicated by turmoil in the banking system earlier this year.

  • Georgia Municipal Association to Host Annual Convention June 23-27 in Savannah

    June 23, 2023

    The Georgia Municipal Association will hold its annual convention and celebrate its 90th anniversary at the Savannah Convention Center June 23-27. More than 2400 municipal leaders from around the state of Georgia will gather to unite, grow, learn and network.

  • New Research Reveals Pervasive Burnout Among Georgia Employees & Executives

    June 22, 2023

    Georgia employed adults and executives report shocking levels of burnout impacting their job performance and overall mental wellness according to a new report released today by goBeyondProfit and Georgia CEO.

  • Electric Vehicles, Renewable Natural Gas Technologies, CNG & Propane Fleets Highlighted at Georgia Clean Energy Roadshow

    June 22, 2023

    The 13th annual Georgia Clean Energy Roadshow educational series, hosted by PSC Vice Chairman Tim Echols and produced by Event Energy Partners together with Clean Cities Georgia, kicks off June 23rd with four tour-stops in Savannah, Augusta, Peachtree City, and Albany.

  • Georgia’s Aerospace Industry Engineers the Future of Flight

    June 21, 2023

    As one of the country’s top states for aerospace, Georgia serves as a model for aerospace innovation. It’s home to more than 800 aerospace companies, and aerospace is the state’s No. 1 export based on dollar value. In addition, Georgia is the fifth-largest aerospace exporter in the United States.

  • Tony DelCampo Installed as 61st President of State Bar of Georgia

    June 21, 2023

    Hon. J. Antonio “Tony” DelCampo is the 61st president of the State Bar of Georgia. DelCampo, partner at DelCampo Grayson Lopez LLC, was installed as the 61st president of the 54,000 member State Bar of Georgia on June 10th.

  • Pratt & Whitney Columbus Expansion Takes Off at Paris Air Show

    June 20, 2023

    While attending the 2023 Paris Air Show in France, Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Pratt & Whitney - an RTX business specializing in aircraft and helicopter engines - will expand their operations in Columbus. This project will create nearly 400 new jobs and bring $206 million in investment to Muscogee County.

  • Digital Divide Heightens Impact on Health Care in Rural Georgia & South

    June 16, 2023

    Telehealth has seen a surge in popularity in recent years, thanks in part to the COVID-19 pandemic; however, a recent study published by in Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Digital Health shows there is a large divide between rural and underserved communities and other parts of the country in access to high-speed internet.

  • Survey: CFO's Say Their CEOs Want Them to Focus on Cost Reduction

    June 16, 2023

    Each quarter, CFO Signals tracks the thinking and actions of leading CFOs representing some of North America's largest and most influential companies. Since 2010, the survey has provided key insights into the business environment, company priorities and expectations, finance priorities, and CFOs' priorities.

  • Georgia Sees All-Time High Job Numbers in May

    June 15, 2023

    Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson announced today that Georgia's May unemployment rate was 3.2 percent, up one-tenth from a revised 3.1 percent in April. For the sixth consecutive month, the number of employed was up by 10,452 to 5,120,834, an all-time high.

  • Leadership Georgia Announces 2023 Award Recipients

    June 14, 2023

    The Leadership Georgia Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the recipients of the organization’s most prestigious awards. The organization will honor seven Georgians who exemplify the principles of Leadership Georgia and whose impact through leadership and stewardship has helped shape communities and the state.

  • New Report Reinforces Statewide Impact of Georgia's Entertainment Industries

    June 14, 2023

    New insights on Georgia’s rapidly growing entertainment industry reveal how industry investment boosts rural and suburban economic development, provides workforce opportunities for Georgia’s diverse labor markets, and reinforces the goal of building Georgia’s status as a global digital entertainment capital.

  • Georgia Maintains AAA Bond Rating from Credit Rating Agencies

    June 14, 2023

    While beginning an international trip to promote Georgia as the No. 1 state for business, Governor Kemp today announced that the state has again secured the highest ratings of AAA with a stable outlook from each of the three main credit rating agencies.

  • Georgia Ports Griff Lynch: Future of US Container Trade Starts in Savannah

    June 13, 2023

    Domestic and international factors are lining up for the Port of Savannah to set the pace for growth in the nation’s global container trade. That was the message of Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch Monday to the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference.

  • Governor & First Lady Kemp to Visit the Countries of Georgia & France

    June 13, 2023

    Governor Brian Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp will lead a delegation of state officials on an international mission, beginning in the Country of Georgia capital of Tbilisi and ending in Paris, France. This visit marks the first time a sitting U.S. governor has visited the Country of Georgia, as Governor Kemp demonstrates the state's commitment to this ally.

  • A Brighter Future: Opportunities Abound for esports' Growth at CSU, Nationally

    June 12, 2023

    The explosion of high school-based esports teams like those at local Northside High School where Columbus State University student-gamers serve as coaches and mentors illustrates the sport's growth potential.

  • The 2023 Georgia Unscripted Roadshow Dates, Agenda, Initial Partners Announced

    June 12, 2023

    Georgia Entertainment News has released the dates of the 2023 Georgia Unscripted Roadshow. The first event will take place on June 22nd at The Lewis Room in Athens, Georgia. The purpose of this and the other 8 roadshow events is to highlight Georgia’s creative economy and the impact of the entertainment industry in each community.

  • W. C. Bradley Co. Acquires Dansons US LLC

    June 09, 2023

    W. C. Bradley Co. acquired Dansons US LLC and its subsidiaries on June 7th, adding to its portfolio of outdoor consumer product businesses.

  • Governor Kemp Announces $83.5M in Community Public Safety Grant Awards

    June 09, 2023

    Governor Brian Kemp Thursday announced preliminary grant awards totaling more than $83.5 million for 118 qualified projects to improve community-level public safety measures and address law enforcement staffing challenges that arose during the COVID-19 pandemic.