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New in rural Tennessee, a mini-Smithsonian

...have a lot of work to do. We need hotels," said Lindsay Frilling, a member of the Obion County Joint Economic Development Council. "We need our community to really ramp up their customer service skills and welcome people to make them want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-03/new-rural-tennessee-mini-smithsonia
Georgia is leading the way toward a sustainable energy future

...dynamic energy future. Last year, the Georgia Minority Suppliers Development Council named Georgia Power the "Corporation of the Year."Some opponents...and the president and CEO of the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-08-25/georgia-leading-
Mills, cultural campus plans need $1.5 million to proceed

...he said.Already, groups nationwide have reached out to the project with interest, including the National Development Council, which assists with initial due diligence on tax credits, grants and nonprofit financing, Kwatinetz said.Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-04-24/mills-cultural-campus-pl
Family connections common on Georgia boards

...Technical College System Board. Benjamin James Tarbutton III is the chairman of the regents and is on the Rural Development Council and used to be on the state education board. Hugh Tarbutton is a former member of the Ports Authority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-08-11/family-connections-commo
S. Carolina House approves $6.5 billion budget

...incentivize companies looking to locate or expand in the state.In the current fiscal year, the state's economic development council has approved nearly $42 million in infrastructure grants. The account is down to $2.3 million, said Commerce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-03-14/s-carolina-house-approves-65-
Growth group hears of slow economic recovery

...direction," said the former director of Georgia State University's Economic Forecasting Center. The pro-development Council for Quality Growth hired the nationally recognized prognosticator to speak at its 25th annual meeting in a part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/10/bus_558915.shtml
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...school. WALTER SPROUSE JR. AWARD/HONOR: Re-elected to the board of directors of the International Economic Development Council. DETAILS: He is the executive director of the Development Authority of Richmond County and has served on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/19/yrb_552435.shtml
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Ties benefit workforce

...C., he pointed out, the chamber of commerce has a workforce survey. Spokane, Wash., merged its economic development council with its chamber. Chattanooga, Tenn., goes into the high schools each year with a job fair, money management...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2008-09-26/ties-benefi
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County to hire industrial developmental specialist

...newest member, from the Merriwether community. Mr. Bishop based his campaign on the need for increased economic development. Council members, however, agreed to a motion proposed by Mr. Dorn to review the developer position and "see what progress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/02/met_210752.shtml
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Upscale movement gains steam in laid-back Florida Keys

...and homes, the Keys attracted 2.25 million overnight visitors in 2006, according to the Monroe County Tourism Development Council. Day visitors, including Key West cruise ship passengers, add significantly to that total. The Keys has a reputation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/09/liv_175876.shtml
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