Category: Business

Regional Leaders for the 2020 Class of Leadership Southeast Georgia Announced


(SOUTHEAST GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia (LSEGA) is pleased to announce the 28 participants who have been selected to join its 2020 class. These individuals live and work within Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties, which together are known as Georgia’s coastal region. The participants have now embarked on a five-month leadership program designed to equip, empower and connect community leaders to help them promote positive growth and improve the quality of life in the region. The LSEGA Class of 2020 includes: Kelly Ambrose, Liberty County, with Ameris Bank Mortgage Services; Evan Bennett, Bulloch County, with Hussey Gay Bell; LaToya [...]

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Aviation Career Day


Aviation Career Day Great careers are waiting for you!  Come join us!! When:   Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Where:  St. Simons Island Airport, 119 Airport Rd., St. Simons Island, GA 31522 Register Here:  Click Here Event Map:  Click Here More Information:  Click Here

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Georgia 2020 Job Tax Credit Program


2020 Job Tax Credit Program Designation of Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, and Tier 4 Counties, Less Developed Census Tracts, and Military Zones   Each year the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) ranks all 159 counties in Georgia based on certain economic factors and divides them into tiers as required by O.C.G.A. § 48-7-40(b).  The law allows for a statewide job tax credit (JTC) against Georgia income taxes for any business or headquarters of any such business engaged in manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, processing, telecommunications, broadcasting, tourism, research and development industries, or services for the elderly or persons with disabilities [...]

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Mayor’s Point Handles Import, Export, and Domestic Cargo


Delivering Creative Solutions In Fiscal Year 2019, Mayor’s Point Terminal at the Port of Brunswick handled 81,500 tons of breakbulk cargo. Focusing mainly on the export of forest products, Mayor’s Point handles warehousing for domestic Rayonier cargo, exports for Georgia Pacific and import cargo for SCA Logistics. Wood pulp handled for SCA Logistics is new business for the Port of Brunswick, with a vessel arriving every other month with a delivery of roughly 5,000 tons per ship. Mayor’s Point then stores the cargo in on-dock warehouses, and facilitates the distribution of the wood pulp to mills throughout the Southeast via rail [...]

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Georgia named Top State for Business for 6th year


Georgia has again been named the Top State for Business by Area Development magazine   The results are determined by the publication’s poll of site consultants and it’s the sixth consecutive year that the state has taken the top spot. “This announcement serves as a powerful testament to what we all know to be true: Georgia is the best place to live, work, and raise a family,” Gov. Brian Kemp said in a press release. “Our efforts to cut red tape and ensure our business environment leads the nation continue to lure world-class companies to the Peach State from every corner [...]

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FRAM RENEWALBE FUELS ANNOUNCES REOPENING


FRAM Renewable Fuels L.L.C., of Hazelhurst, GA, will create 35 production jobs and 35-40 transportation jobs when it reopens the shuttered wood pellet plant in Nahunta, Brantley County, Georgia. Chuck Scragg, Interim Executive Director of the Brantley County Development Authority announced that FRAM had purchased the former SEGA Biofuels Nahunta plant from the Federal Bankruptcy Court. As one of the large scale producers of wood pellets in the U.S., FRAM Renewable Fuels strives to be a significant, reliable, and sustainable supplier of solid biomass fuel to European Utilities. The Fram team has many years of experience n the forestry industry as [...]

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