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Georgia - Northeast Georgia Regional Commission


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Over its 50-year history, the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission has been able to help diversify and grow the region’s economy by attracting more than $376 million in private sector investment that has helped to create and save more than 3,816 jobs. In 2009, EDA invested $1.6 million in Economic Adjustment Assistance funding in rural Social Circle, Georgia to construct critical water and sewer infrastructure that supports a Fortune 500 company's new 1.5 million square foot, state-of-the-art distribution facility. The investment facilitated the creation of 186 new jobs and generation of $47 million in private investment.

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