Northeast Georgia: Taking Advantage Of The Lull

Northeast Georgia: Taking Advantage Of The Lull

Blessed with the Blue Ridge Mountains and one of the Southeast's busiest transportation corridors, parts of northeast Georgia are weathering this economic downturn far better than anticipated.

"We have had more activity than I expected for this time of year and under the current conditions, so it's been interesting for the last two or three weeks," says Charlie Auvermann, executive director of the Development Authority of Dawson County. "There's not been a lot of activity as far as cash on the table, but there's been quite a bit of activity, much more than we saw in November and December."

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