September 2014 Features
September 30, 2014
High adventure tourism is on the rise. It’s a more than $260 billion a year industry for the Americas and Europe, and it has grown as much as 65 percent year over year since 2009, according to the 2013 Adventure Tourism Market Study.
September 24, 2014
The 2014 results of the biennial Georgia Manufacturing Survey conducted by GaMEP was released today. Data was gathered from February through June from 504 Georgia manufacturers with 10 or more employees.
September 23, 2014
Surveying activity, which can be a harbinger of future growth in design and construction work, is up at EMC Engineering Services in Albany. A number of diverse, smaller projects including public sector transportation work and private sector work are driving the activity.
September 18, 2014
U Save It Pharmacy prides itself on the relationships it builds with customers, as well as the convenience it provides. Extensive knowledge of patient needs, fast service – including free delivery – and accessible locations all play an important part in the pharmacy's model for delivering value to its customers.
September 16, 2014
Georgia CEO has been privileged to correspond with our state’s candidates for Governor and Senator. There is no question that this November’s election is pivotal for the entire nation. This year, Georgia voters will play an especially significant role in the future of the nation as well as the state. In our second of a planned series of interviews with the four candidates, we talk to Senate Candidate Michelle Nunn.
September 10, 2014
On July 31st, Kim Colby joined Flint Community Bank as a vice president. Her role blends personal banking and business banking, an approach that fits well in a community bank and the Albany market.
September 09, 2014
Georgia CEO has been privileged to correspond with our state’s candidates for Governor and Senator. There is no question that this November’s election is pivotal for the entire nation. This year, Georgia voters will play an especially significant role in the future of the nation as well as the state. In the first of four planned interviews, we speak with Georgia's current Governor Nathan Deal.
September 05, 2014
Another wonderful contribution to our series entitled “Women Who Make A Difference." We have been scouring the SWGA area for women in all walks of life who contribute to their communities in politics, health, education, social services and other areas. This week we learn a little more about Diane Fletcher, CEO of the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia.
September 04, 2014
Most mornings before you even wake up, Vince Dooley has already worked out. Retired football coach for the University of Georgia, vice chairman of the board of curators at the Georgia Historical Society, published author, noted speaker, and beloved grandfather, Vince (still lovingly referred to as “Coach”) knows something about success that many people grasp for all their lives.
September 03, 2014
Although many people might think of the Georgia Department of Labor as the unemployment office, GDOL Albany Area Manager Catherine Hogg prefers to think of it as the employment office.
September 02, 2014
The Georgia Hospital Association released a report today regarding the economic impact of the state’s hospitals. Based on a study completed by the American Hospital Association and updated with the most current economic multipliers available from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States Department of Commerce, GHA’s report estimates that Georgia’s hospitals and health systems contribute $40 billion to the economy of the state.