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Monroe County a ‘model for rural USA’ for Internet
Almost all Monroe County residents are being promised high-speed internet by June 2022 under what’s being called the biggest rural internet project in Georgia history…
Sweet: Swint’s coming to Forsyth
A Middle Georgia institution, Swint’s Candy of Milner, has announced plans to open a manufacturing facility in Monroe County’s Hwy. 18 industrial park.
New $3.8 million feed system at Perdue will reduce odor
Perdue Farms in Forsyth says locals may not notice a grain odor emanating from its Hwy. 41 plant as much after it added a new $3.8 million feed-loading system.
Five Below Tax Breaks
The new Five Below distribution warehouse under construction in Smarr will pay about $8 million in county and school taxes over the next 21 years after tax breaks were approved on Tuesday.
Irish environmental and injection molding company One51 plc is acquiring a like- minded firm to expand its footprint in North America.
PRESS RELEASE For immediate release February 3, 2017 Irish environmental and injection molding company One51 plc is acquiring a like- minded firm to expand its footprint in North America. Forsyth, GA . One51 announces the purchase of Encore Industries Inc.,...
Congratulations to Mary Persons HS for National High School Ranking
Mary Persons High School recently received national ranking from U.S. News & World Report. “In total, U.S. News nationally ranked the 4,805 highest-scoring [high] schools as gold, silver or bronze.
Monroe County Schools won the Cybersafety and Citizenship Award
Governments that do cybersecurity right don’t just stay safe from hackers. Sometimes they get a pat on the back too. The Center for Digital Government (CDG) honored seven organizations on Oct. 2 during the third annual Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Awards at...
First Monroe County Solar Panel Sparks Education
A new program at Mary Persons High School will allow students to focus on a career in engineering and technology, and solar energy plays a huge part in their education. These young engineers at Banks Stephens Middle school have to build a chair strong enough to...
Midstate roads to get $10.5 million for upgrades
Middle Georgia roads are about to get millions of dollars in upgrades. The Georgia Department of Transportation said it announced bids that included: • about $3.6 million to resurface more than 15 miles of Ga. 87 in Monroe County, from near Taylor Road to the Butts...
Encore Plastics coming to Forsyth, GA
An Ohio plastics manufacturer on Monday purchased the former Trane building in the Monroe County Industrial Park to put a distribution and manufacturing plant there.
The Development Authority of Monroe County is making room for you! And me! We can now identify where we will turn into the parking lot See More
Once the new Drivers License Facility is completed on this property, maybe we can hire this guy to test for CDL licenses! He definitely has See More
Progress is being made in the Monroe Co. Industrial Park. The Development Authority is working to get the site developed for the new Drivers License See More
Monroe County’s future is in good hands. It was a pleasure to address Leadership Monroe this morning. A big thank you to Jim Lovett and See More
What a great day to play in the mud! Progress is being made towards building the new Drivers License Facility on Highway 18 in the See More
Site development has begun in the Monroe County Industrial Park clearing the way for the new Drivers License Facility. Now if only the rain would See More
Dirt is about to move! Silt fencing is going up today on the property where the new Drivers License facility is being built in the See More
Monroe County is about to get even sweeter! Swint’s Pecans & Candies is building a manufacturing facility in the Monroe County Industrial Park across from See More