I note with interest and increased expectations your headline article “We’re missing the low hanging fruit.”
Don Boggus, chair of the Pickens County Industrial Development Authority, made that statement in his report to the Pickens County commissioners work session. He noted that the position of economic development executive remains unfilled for well over a year, and our county has missed opportunities during a heightened upturn in economic growth.
Pickens County has a great deal to offer prospective developers - - our tax structure is one of the most business-friendly programs in north Georgia, our physical locale north of Atlanta, centered in north Georgia, with excellent interstate highway access, a good airport, and a trained, hard-working workforce....
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