Faces of Manufacturing: Russell Maltbie with Integrity Foods
Start Date: 12/06/2016
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with Russell Maltbie, Director of Sales & Supply Chain at Integrity Foods, a value-added food processor in Athens, to talk about what Maltbie loves to talk about most when he’s not talking about Alabama football: chicken. Maltbie welcomed me to his office at Integrity...Read More
Ryan Moore on Economic Development Partnerships in Athens
Start Date: 11/30/2016
Director of the Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department Ryan Moore talks about partnerships around economic development in the community, from local organizations to partnerships across the globe.Read More
Start Date: 11/28/2016
A little over a year ago, a group of Athens entrepreneurs got to talking. The subject was the local business community and the issue was an identity crisis. The people talking were all owners of successful Athens-based enterprises who found that their stories weren’t being told. Under the leadership of local entrepreneur Davis Knox, there...Read More
Clarke County School District graduation rate above 80%
Start Date: 11/01/2016
CCSD rate is above state average
Athens, Ga. – Today, the Georgia Department of Education released 2016 4-year cohort graduation rates – with the Clarke County School District’s rate above 80% for the second consecutive year. The state’s graduation rate is 79.2%. This 4-year cohort method is based on the number of students that graduate within...
Wilson Sporting Goods Acquires Athens-based EvoShield
Start Date: 10/28/2016
Wilson Sporting Goods Co., a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation, acquired the EvoShield brand from EvoShield LLC. Terms were not disclosed.Read More
EvoShield is the leading brand of protective gear for baseball and softball athletes and teams in the U.S., and the Official Protective Gear of Major League Baseball (MLB). This selective asset acquisition includes the EvoShield...