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2018 Deal of The Year…

Today marked a big day for Facebook Newton Data Center project and Stanton Springs. The Joint Development Authority along with the Economic Development Offices of Jasper, Morgan, Newton & Walton Counties were awarded the Georgia Economic Developers Association 2018 Deal of the Year. This award was selected by site selection professionals who pay close attention to projects who demonstrate well executed community involvement and overall assistance for a project to locate within the community. Governor Nathan Deal congratulated and presented the award to the team members this morning in his office, followed by the Georgia Economic Developers Association(GEDA) monthly luncheon in Atlanta. The Joint Development Authority of Stanton Springs has received this award…

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Central Georgia EMC Presents Check…

  Central Georgia EMC Board Member Linda Jordan presents the Monticello-Jasper County Chamber of Commerce, the Development Authority of Jasper County, and the Jasper County Charter System with checks totaling $23,400 to go toward education, community, and economic development activities.

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Shire Holds Grand Opening…

Shire held its grand opening of its state-of-the-art Georgia Manufacturing Facility, located in Stanton Springs Industrial Park last Thursday, and invited guests had the opportunity to learn more about what Shire does, heard from several speakers, and had the opportunity to tour the facility. Carlos Soto, Georgia Site Head of Shire, presided over the ceremony, welcoming everyone, and giving a bit of history of the facility. He praised the state for its bio-science training center that it created to help fill the positions at Shire. It is located adjacent to the plant. He commented about the facility and the abundance of natural light and open work spaces. He spoke of…

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