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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…

Career Ready Training Program Graduates 24 participants

Author: Douglas County Economic Development June 11, 2018 (Douglasville, GA) – Twenty-four 2018 high school graduates participated in the two week “Career Ready Training Program” sponsored by West Georgia Technical…

Medline Industries Honored by the Atlanta Regional Workforce Development Board

Author: Douglas County Economic Development DECEMBER 5, 2017 (Lithia Springs, Georgia) – The Atlanta Regional Workforce Development Board honored Medline Industries as the Business Services Company of 2017 at their…

Southwire plans $20 million expansion in Villa Rica

Author: Douglas County Economic Development DECEMBER 1, 2017 (Villa Rica, Georgia) – In a special called meeting of the Douglas County Economic Development Authority, it was announced that Southwire is…