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County officials offer help as GIW expands

...spokesman who wouldn't provide further details of the expansion.Robert Bennett, executive director of the Columbia County Development Authority, said at a recent Management and Financial Services Committee meeting that GIW is applying for a $500...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-13/county-officials-offer-hel
County development officials balk at incentives

The Columbia County Development Authority's charge is to create jobs, but some officials are beginning to ask when incentives become too expensive. A golf cart and marine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/24/bus_254294.shtml
Business
Development Authority director preps for post

...native Troy Post will take the reins of the Columbia County Development Authority next month. Mr. Post was in Evans on...diversification should serve him well in Columbia County, Development Authority Board Director Stan Shepherd said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/17/met_504241.shtml
Metro
Developers to tour county

Thirty statewide economic developers will have the opportunity today to see why Columbia County Development Authority thinks Columbia County's future is so bright. Attending the authority's third annual Developer's Day tour will be representatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/11/met_230662.shtml
Metro
Home front: Man nuts about shelling business

...Tracy is at the helm of Harlem's largest employer, Tracy-Luckey Co. He was an original member of the Columbia County Development Authority when it was founded more than 25 years ago. This year he decided to leave his seat on the board after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/08/met_255511.shtml
Metro
Deadline for GrowSmart program is Monday

...program, a collaborative effort by the Columbia County Development Authority and University of Georgia Small Business...businesses.The program begins Tuesday at the Columbia County Development Authority office at 1000 Business Blvd. in Evans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-04-22/deadline-gr
Augusta Economic Development Authority hires project manager

...technology transfer and traditional manufacturing is a plus."Robbie Bennett, who was named director of the Columbia County Development Authority in March, formerly served as the authority's project manager.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-07-24/augusta-eco
Bass Pro Shops decision to back out of store not a surprise to some

...customers continue to buy from Bass Pro Shops' catalogs, Web site or its other stores "in the region."Columbia County Development Authority Director Robbie Bennett said the company was almost at the end of its 90-day due diligence phase before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-10-02/bass-pro-sh
Bass Pro Shops backs out of Columbia County deal

...their hats in their hands," he said.The deal worked out with the county, McKnight Properties and the Columbia County Development Authority provided that Bass Pro Shops would purchase eight acres from McKnight and donate six to the county. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-01/bass-pro-shops-backs-out-c
Bass Pro Shops pick new spot for Augusta area sporting goods store

...to Columbia County was a collaboration among the county commission and staff members, McKnight and the Columbia County Development Authority. As an incentive, the county will install and maintain the public parking lot, which also will be used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-24/bass-pro-shops-pick-new-sp