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Economic developer appointed

...introduced Richmond County's new economic developer - Walter Sprouse Jr., of...resign as Columbia County's economic developer to take a job in Greeneville...Columbia County's chamber and economic developer for Columbia County's Development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/09/bus_363172.shtml
Business
Chamber names one economic developer, loses another

...introduced Richmond County's new economic developer - Walter Sprouse Jr. from...post as Columbia County's economic developer to take a job in Greeneville...Columbia County's chamber and economic developer for Columbia County's Development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/08/met_363017.shtml
Metro
County to hire industrial developmental specialist

...unanimous vote, the council approved a position for an economic developer who would work full time on the county's economy...initiating a push for industrial development. The new economic developer is an important engine for that drive. "We need...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/02/met_210752.shtml
Metro
Longtime chamber leader leaves for change of pace

Augusta's top economic developer will flip through his Rolodex of corporate contacts for the last time today. Kevin Shea, the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/18/bus_333544.shtml
Business
Wrens plant closing; 120 to lose jobs

...to turn this around. We've had a lot of support from the local community. Tom (Jordan, Jefferson County's economic developer) has been a big part of that as has the local college (Oconee Fall Line Tech, formerly Sandersville Tech...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-24/wrens-plant-closing-120-lo
Labor commissioner to address Augusta employers

...Labor; J. Edward Enoch Jr., an Augusta lawyer who specializes in business law; and Don Betts, a certified economic developer from Georgia Tech.The all-day conference, held by the Georgia Department of Labor and the State Employer Committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-02/labor-commissioner-address-au
Economic developer Walter Sprouse receives international award

Walter Sprouse, the executive director for the Development Authority of Richmond County, was awarded an honorary life member designation by the International Economic Development Council for his contributions to the field of economic development.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-09-27/economic-de
Economic developer will direct chamber

After six months without an executive director, Bryan Quinsey has been hired to fill the seat on the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/08/bus_294598.shtml
Business
Former leader returns to Ohio

...resigning from the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce, Jim West is going back where he came from. The 57-year-old economic developer is headed for the Cincinnati metro area, where he has accepted the top job at the Dearborn County Economic Development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/31/bus_426982.shtml
Business
State downplays joblessness

...says he has seen the state's economic engine humming in his first four days on the job. And the state's chief economic developer wants to talk about job growth instead of joblessness, just like the man who appointed him, Gov. Mark Sanford...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/09/bus_68397.shtml
Business