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Callaway Gardens Resort, Your Oasis of Tranquility and Beauty

Monday, October 29, 2018

Harris County, Georgia is home to the beautiful and unique Callaway Gardens Resort. A preferred golf location for many, they also offer a world-class spa experience. The resort makes for a great getaway. Even with all of the luxuries that Callaway has to offer, one shouldn’t forget to enjoy the gardens. With over 2,500 acres to be explored, there is no shortage of natural beauty or things to see. Whether you are traveling as a couple, individual, or a family, Callaway Gardens is the experience of a lifetime. You can also visit the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center during your trip where...
The Vacation of Your Dreams in Columbus, GA

Monday, October 22, 2018

The energy in Columbus, Georgia is unparalleled. Whether you're looking for a night, weekend, or multi-day trip away, Columbus is sure to keep you entertained. With delicious and unique local food options for foodies, whitewater rafting or ziplining down the Chattahoochee River for adrenaline junkies, and historic streets to roam, there is truly something for everyone in Columbus. With an incredible array of entertainment venues, all ranging from historical and unique, to modern and mainstream, everything you need is here. This is the perfect place for anyone looking to have a great time and Visit Columbus is here to tell you...
Georgia Department of Economic Development Gets Things Done

Monday, October 15, 2018

The Georgia Department of Economic Development aims to improve prosperity and drive the success of existing businesses, while also attracting and integrating new businesses into our thriving economy. They are an active partner of Columbus, Georgia and we work with them on a variety of initiatives. Named the #1 state to do business in for the last 5 years, the efforts of the Georgia Department of Economic Development have continued to produce positive results. Leading the way in many industries such as information security, science, air travel, and the film and media industry, Georgia has it all. Stay up to date with...
The Columbus Chamber of Commerce Knows Business

Monday, October 08, 2018

The aim of the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce is to protect the interests and assets of the business community while also promoting business expansion in the area. Providing and implementing strategic employment planning is one way in which the Columbus Chamber of Commerce executes their mission. They work to provide employers with resources necessary to continue training their workforce. They also work hard to make sure that each business within Columbus not only reaches their short-term goals but are set up for long-term success in the community.   To find out more about the programs and benefits available to businesses through...
The Defense Industry is Growing in Columbus, GA

Monday, October 01, 2018

With over 40,000 people working at Fort Benning everyday, it's safe to say that Columbus, Georgia is a fantastic location for those in the defense industry. Fort Benning is known as one of the army's top training facilities. Because of this strong military presence, many defense contractors and suppliers have made the Columbus area home. The workforce in the region is a highly-skilled and exceptionally well-trained group that are ready to dive into work, making it easy to become operational after choosing to locate here. Fort Benning is the assignment for approximately 17,000 active duty soldiers and spouses.  And with 50,000 retired...
The Bustling Aerospace Industry in Columbus, GA

Monday, September 24, 2018

Columbus, Georgia is conveniently located within 100 miles of one of the busiest airport in the United States. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airport offers over 1,000 flights on a daily basis, in addition to directing flights from over 380 countries. Georgia also ranks 2nd in the US for the export of aircraft engines and parts, with a revenue of over 8 billion dollars. Pratt and Whitney engine manufacturing has significant facilities in Columbus where the company’s work includes overhauling and testing as well as a large forging operation. Columbus, Georgia’s aerospace businesses currently employ over 1,600 people, with room for more. We invite you...
Columbus Should Be on Your List of Vacation Spots

Monday, September 17, 2018

Columbus, Georgia provides a unique variety of attractions. Whether you’re looking to travel through time, experience the culture of another country, or enjoy some local flavors, Columbus is ready and waiting to be explored.   With an abundance of interesting experiences to choose from, including the Coca-Cola Space Science Center (CCSSC), the Little White House, and National Civil War Naval Museum, Columbus is the right spot for your next vacation.   Speak to your sense of adventure by ziplining or even whitewater rafting down the Chattahoochee River. Or, take it easy with a day of shopping by browsing our unique local gems...
Global Callcenter Solutions to create 600 jobs in Columbus

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Global Callcenter Solutions (GCS), a call center consulting company, will create 600 jobs and invest $4.9 million in Muscogee County. New jobs will include positions in customer service and operations. “Georgia is a global hub for communications services thanks to our technology infrastructure and skilled workforce,” said Deal. “As the No.1 state for business, Georgia’s economic environment will provide a solid foundation for GCS to serve its growing customer base. We appreciate GCS’ investment in Columbus and look forward to further strengthening this partnership in the years to come.” GCS caters to the needs of cable...
Local Partners in Columbus, GA

Monday, September 10, 2018

We fortunate to have incredible partners. Our shared goal is to see our community climb even further on the ladder of achievement, and our partnerships enforce our ideals and dreams for the future of our community. Some of our partnerships include the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce, and Visit Columbus Georgia. We work together to build an even stronger economy for high achievers, entrepreneurs, and the hard-working folks of Columbus, Georgia. We are proud of the growing list of partners who share our vision of excellence which. You can view a full list of our partners...
Columbus 2025, The Plan for a Thriving Community

Monday, September 03, 2018

Columbus 2025 is a unique and inclusive vision for not only the people living and working in Columbus, but for those who interact with our community on a regular basis. We are proud of our community but always know that there is room for continued growth and improvement. The Columbus 2025 plan is ambitious but we are confident that our passionate group of citizens and leaders can achieve its goals. The plan aims to reduce poverty, increase prosperity, and improve the quality of life for every individual in the Columbus area. We believe in addressing these challenges with the knowledge that...
Columbus is an Art-Lover’s Destination

Monday, August 27, 2018

Experience what it looks like when imagination meets reality. Arts and culture are extremely important in Columbus, Georgia and we nourish them in our community. We are a community full of artists and patrons looking to enrich the lives of others through creative and artistic expression. Home to the historic Springer Opera House, the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, and The Columbus Ballet, Columbus is a destination for art-lovers and those seeking unique forms of entertainment. Plan a date, evening with friends or day with  your family at one of our many artistic and cultural centers. Socialize and build on your love...
Columbus, GA - Low Cost of Living, High Quality of Life

Monday, August 20, 2018

Whether you’d like to be within walking distance of your favorite restaurant (or even work), or you’d like a life settled in the suburbs without an outrageous commute, Columbus can surely meet your needs. With safe and friendly neighborhoods throughout our community, we hold ourselves to a higher standard. In Columbus, you are less likely to be asked to choose between “one or the other”, and will find that compromising what you desire in your home for the sake of location, will not be necessary. With a cost of living that is both realistic and well below the national average, you can...