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Bandwidth IG Expands Dark Fiber Network in Douglas County

Bandwidth IG partners with Douglas County to enable opportunities for continued growth to Data Center hub SAN JOSE, California, Sept. 29, 2020 – Bandwidth Infrastructure Group (Bandwidth IG), a metro…

Elevate Douglas COVID-19 Business Grant Program Provides Funds to Douglas County Businesses

Technology companies Switch and Google partner with Elevate Douglas Economic Partnership to support program DOUGLASVILLE, GA (August 10, 2020) – Elevate Douglas, a public-private partnership focused on cultivating a robust…

Straton named Deputy Director

January 17, 2020 (Douglasville, GA) – The Douglas County Economic Development Authority Board of Directors named Breezy Straton as the Deputy Director for the Douglas County Economic Development Authority. Prior…

Douglas County EDA Participates in National Skills Coalition DC Fly-in to Advocate for Increasing Investments in Skills Training

Author: National Skills Coalition November 26, 2019 Douglas County EDA urged lawmakers to align workforce development policies with the needs of industry. WASHINGTON, DC (November 26, 2019) – Breezy Straton,…

Executive Director of Douglas County EDA named one of North America’s Top Economic Developers

Author: Consultant Connect May 15, 2019 KALAMAZOO, Michigan – Consultant Connect, a consulting agency designed to bridge the gap between economic developers and site consultants, announces its 2019 list of…

Career Ready Training Program Graduates 28 Participants

Author: Douglas County Economic Development October 10, 2019 (Douglasville, GA) – The Career Ready Training Program graduated its third cohort consisting of 28 participants. This cohort was the first to…

United Way CareerRise Awards Grant Funding for Workforce Development Program

Author: Douglas County Economic Development August 2, 2019 (Douglasville, GA) – United Way CareerRise announced the partnership between West Georgia Technical College, the Douglas County Economic Development Authority, and the…

Stitch Fix to Open Facility, Create 900+ Jobs in Douglas County

Author: Office of Governor Brian P. Kemp ATLANTA, July 12, 2019 —Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Stitch Fix, the leading online personal styling service, will open a new…

Recent High School Graduates complete the Career Ready Training Program

Author: Douglas County Economic Development June 7, 2019 (Douglasville, GA) – Fifteen recent graduates from the Douglas County School System completed the Career Ready Training Program. The training program was…