Existing Industry Tours

In Brunswick and Glynn County, workforce development is first on the list. Each semester, several of the larger existing industries open their doors to students from the Golden Isles Career Academy so they can see what modern manufacturing is really like.

May 11th, 2015|0 Comments

Georgia Manufacturing Appreciation Week 2015

Communities across the State of Georgia are celebrating the numerous contributions from their local manufacturing companies. Every year for Manufacturing Appreciation Week, local Economic Development Organizations and Technical Colleges nominate local manufacturers for the coveted Manufacturer of the Year award.

April 13th, 2015|0 Comments

New to the Board, Wayne Johnson

Meet Wayne Johnson, the newest Board Member of the Brunswick and Glynn County Development Authority. Wayne brings a tremendous amount of experience in the financial industry and is a long time resident of Brunswick and Glynn County.

April 1st, 2015|0 Comments

Authority Banks on Airport Being Economic Future

Mel Baxter knows that the future of Glynn County’s economy is directly tied to the aviation industry. It’s one reason the interim director of the Brunswick and Glynn County Development Authority is excited to see large scale investments being made at the Brunswick Golden Isles Airport.

March 31st, 2015|0 Comments

Glynn County Solar Farm

A source of power over a billion miles away has just gotten a little closer. Israeli based Energiya Global Capital won a $30 million deal for a 20 year power purchase agreement with Georgia Power and will provide clean renewable energy to the Golden Isles.

March 6th, 2015|10 Comments

Jack Kilgore Presents at the Manufacturers Round Table

Jack Kilgore, President of the Consumer Brands Division of Rich Products Corporation shared some thoughts and insights from his career at the fourth quarter Manufacturers Round Table. Mr. Kilgore will be retiring at the end of 2014 and has always been a huge proponent of the local manufacturing and business community in the Golden Isles.

Mr. […]

November 7th, 2014|Comments Off on Jack Kilgore Presents at the Manufacturers Round Table

College of Coastal Georgia Holds Career Fair

The College of Coastal Georgia hosted a Career Fair for students looking for a job or an internship. The 2014 Career Fair had 48 registered employers (a 40 percent increase from last year) and over 230 students/alumni attend the fair. From the student survey data, 97% were impressed with the quality of companies represented and […]

October 6th, 2014|Comments Off on College of Coastal Georgia Holds Career Fair

World Trade Center Savannah names new regional members to World Trade Center Savannah Board of Directors

SAVANNAH, Ga. – World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) announced at their recent board meeting that Bill E. Hill representing McIntosh County and R.J. “Rick” Edger representing Glynn County have been appointed to the WTCSav Board of Directors.

Hill, who currently is president, CEO and owner of Coastal Storage, U-Haul and South Newport Restorations, has worked extensively […]

October 1st, 2014|Comments Off on World Trade Center Savannah names new regional members to World Trade Center Savannah Board of Directors

Bringing Jobs Back to Georgia – The Reshoring Opportunities Ahead

At the 2014 Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) Annual Conference, our very own John Scott moderated one of the opening sessions titled “Bringing Jobs Back to Georgia – The Reshoring Opportunities Ahead.” To get things started, John Scott presented a Top 10 list on why manufacturing is making a come back in the U.S. and […]

September 30th, 2014|Comments Off on Bringing Jobs Back to Georgia – The Reshoring Opportunities Ahead