SCDA Attends 2017 Good News Gathering
At the gathering, more than 20 counties get together to share their county's good news. Elizabeth Jones, the SCDA's newest Administrative Assistant, shared the report from Stephens County. She shared that over the past year the SCDA has watched as Stephens County completed several projects which have spanned multiple years. The below items were shared as some of the good news that happend in Toccoa-Stephens County in FY 2017.
The SCDA is responsible for the recruitment of new businesses including industrial, manufacturing, distribution, corporate and regional headquarters and customer service centers. It also provides support and assistance with all other types of economic development projects.
The SCDA also works with existing businesses and industries to ensure their continued success. While recruitment of new industry is a significant function, aiding in existing industry expansion and retention is just as significant. About 80 percent of all new jobs in Georgia come as a result of existing industry expansion.
Georgia Work Ready
State Tax Credits
Opportunity Zone Tax Credit
Freeport Tax Exemption
Training and Education
Grants & Other Finance Options
Drugs Don't Work