The state’s economy got some king-sized boosts in the last year, starting with the announcement that Korean automaker Kia would locate a plant near West Point. Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport added a fifth runway; and the Fort Benning expansion in Columbus continues its ripple effect. Georgia’s two deepwater ports are fueling coastal prosperity.
Equally as encouraging, there are smaller economic boosts sprinkled throughout all eight regions of Georgia, centering on new tourism initiatives, the continuing influx of retirees and expansions of existing industries.
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Hat Tip: Georgia Daily Digest.