Category: Feature

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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GA Lottery 6 County Analysis


The HOPE Scholarship Program has helped create a more educated workforce in Georgia and an attractive place for both employers and employees. This year, more than 80,000 children are enrolled in Georgia’s Pre-K Program in more than 3,800 Pre-K classrooms in all 159 counties in the state. Last school year alone, over 171,000 students attended colleges throughout Georgia on the HOPE Scholarship and Grant Program, receiving $724 million in lottery proceeds. Georgia Lottery proceeds are used to fund specific education programs: Tuition grants and scholarships to undergraduate college students for attendance at eligible Georgia colleges, universities, or technical colleges The Georgia [...]

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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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McIntosh Co. tech school to offer new commercial fishing program


Watch news video here January 1, 2019 at 4:20 PM EST – Updated January 1 at 6:21 PM MCINTOSH COUNTY, GA (WTOC) -A brand new program is being offered to dual enrollment students in McIntosh County. Coastal Pines Technical College met in November of 2018 with the state board of technical colleges to request the approval of a commercial fishing program. The board approved the program. The classes will be taught at McIntosh County Academy to dual enrollment students. Students will learn safety techniques, fishing regulations, and more. The college says members of the fishing community came to them asking for [...]

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Distribution Center for Forest and Wood Products


  Mayor’s Point Terminal specializes as a distribution center for products such as woodpulp, linerboard, plywood and paper products. With 1,750 ft (533 m) of deepwater berthing with adjacent warehousing served by covered rail, your breakbulk processing is fast and efficient to ensure your products, and your market share, are protected. SPECIFICATIONS Brunswick’s advantages make it an ideal location for breakbulk cargo. Dedicated forest products team 7.9 acres (3.2 ha) of covered storage, 4 acres (1.62 ha) paved and 3.9 acres (1.59 ha) unpaved 2,000 ft (610 m) of rail siding to support transit shed operations Immediate access to major interstates [...]

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Top officials thank Coast Guard, resilient Brunswick maritime community


Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch, left and GPA Board Chairman Will McKnight, right, and bar pilot Jonathan Tennant, second from the right, join members from the United States Coast Guard team that rescued four crew trapped in the capsized cargo vessel Golden Ray were recognized for their efforts by GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch, Wednesday, October 2, 2019 during an event in Brunswick, Ga. The Coast Guard team pictured from left to right are Petty Officer Jeremy Shaw, Petty Officer Kemuel Morales Gonzalez, Lt. Commander Jud Coleman, Lt. Commander Mike Vickers, Petty Officer Eric Young and Lt. Lloyd Heflin. [...]

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SEGA hosted statewide project managers


SEGA hosted Statewide Project Managers SEGA recently hosted our statewide project managers in the region. While getting to know each other and show off the 3s of southeast GA (3 ports, 3 airports, 3 interstates, 3 rail providers!), we enjoyed touring the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Mercedes processing center and cruised on the Golden Isles waters on the String of Pearls yacht.  

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